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Centerville (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

David Commons daybook

 Collection — Volume V039
Identifier: V039
Scope and Contents This collection includes David Commons' daybook containing entries for a Centerville, Indiana general store ranging from 1848 to 1849. Due to the later use of the volume as a scrapbook, the bulk of the entries on pages 1 through 59 are obsured by newspaper clippings. The clippings include poems and articles regarding a variety of political and public interest stories (1868 and undated).
Dates: 1848-1849; 1868 and undated

Hampden G. Finch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0462
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from Hampden G. Finch in Centerville, Indiana and various towns/forts in western United States and Louisa Finch in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1850 to 1851 regarding family matters, business, travel west to California and a typed, photocopy of reminiscences from J.G. Finch of Indiana discussing the 1819-1820 settlement of Hamilton County, IN.
Dates: 1819-1820, 1850-1851

Harry Dorsey Bertsch clipping

 Collection — Folder S0584
Identifier: S0584
Scope and Contents This collection contains a clipping of Harry Dorsey Bertsch's column, "Along the Old Trail", printed in the August 15, 1930 newspaper, The Old Trails Echo (Centerville, Indiana). The article reprinted an April 6, 1838 letter written by Samuel Hannah to his sister-in-law, Mary Bishop Willetts. In the letter, Hannah relates business conditions in Centerville following the Panic of 1837 noting that "Times are very hard. Money is every day becoming scarcer so that it is next to impossible to make...
Dates: 1930/08/15

Indiana True Democrat subscription receipt

 Collection — Folder S2529
Identifier: S2529
Scope and Contents This collection includes a receipt made out to James Ballanger for a one year subscription to the Indiana True Democrat, dated Nov. 11, 1851 and signed by R.(Rawson) Voile and N.(Nathan) Stanton.
Dates: 1851/11/11

James A. Seaton, California Gold Rush articles

 Collection — Folder S1797
Identifier: S1797
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies of a newspaper’s reprint of a diary kept in 1850 by James A. Seaton traveling from Indiana to California to participate in the California Gold Rush. The newspaper only includes excerpts from the diary with minimal annotations. The folder contains 11 documents and the publications from August 1, 1942 until August 6, 1942.
Dates: 1942

James M. Prichett collection

 Collection — Folder S1732
Identifier: S1732
Scope and Contents This collection includes two newspaper articles from the Centerville, Indiana newspaper ranging from 1857 to 1858 regarding life on board ship and Japan.
Dates: 1857-1858

John Prichet journals

 Collection
Identifier: L130
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three hand written journals (1849-1851) of Dr. John Prichet describing his journey from Indiana to California during the Gold Rush. His journals cover his trip from Centreville, Indiana to California by steamboat on the Ohio and Missouri rivers, and overland from Independence, Missouri to California using the Truckee River route; his life in the mining camps near Yuba City and Sacramento, California; and his return trip by ship from San Francisco through Panama, to...
Dates: 1849-1851

Laura Giddings Julian papers

 Collection — Folder S750
Identifier: S0750
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from Laura Giddings Julian in Centerville [Centreville], Indiana on 1864/08/04 regarding a picture of her father, Congressman Joshua R. Giddings, of Ohio.
Dates: 1864/08/06

Lowell Nussbaum postcard photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and negatives of postcards from Lowell Nussbaum in Indiana ranging from circa 1910 to 1930s regarding Indianapolis buildings, street scenes and surrounding Indiana cities.
Dates: circa 1910-1930s