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Schools -- Indiana -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Bluffton, Indiana schools papers

 Collection — Folder S1471
Identifier: S1471
Scope and Contents This collection includes a minute book from Bluffton, Indiana ranging from 1844 to 1851 regarding the Bluffton, Indiana school district, containing list of property owners and numbers of children for the district.
Dates: 1844-1851

Ebenezer Sharpe diary

 Collection — Folder S1167
Identifier: S1167
Scope and Contents This collection includes one diary from Ebenezer Sharpe in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1851 to 1853, concerning daily life in the capitol, family life, and teaching, as well as clippings of "A Hoosier Listening Post" by Kate Milner Rabb.
Dates: 1851-1853

Flat Rock Sabbath School collection

 Collection — Folder S1070
Identifier: S1070
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of an 18 page summary of the history of the Flat Rock Sabbath School from 1835-1875, written and read by William Porter in Flat Rock, Shelby County, Indiana, before the Epworth League on April 5, 1896.
Dates: 1835-1875

George Monroe school reminiscence

 Collection — Folder S2174
Identifier: S2174
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of George Monroe's reminiscence of his school in Noble Township, Shelby County, Indiana circa 1840s. The bulk of his description is about the school building, but he also mentions marking the time of day by the position of the sun and the privilege of being selected to retrieve a bucket of water and giving each student a drink. Monroe's recollections are a half-page in length and were written and typed by his daughter Effie Monroe Conner McCarty circa 1920s. The...
Dates: circa 1920s, 1967

Indiana School for the Blind 1893 fire collection

 Collection — Folder S1600
Identifier: S1600
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page account of the fire at the Indiana School for the Blind in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 2, 1893 and two clippings about the fire from the local newspapers.
Dates: 1893

Indianapolis Council of Women collection

 Collection
Identifier: L516
Scope and Contents This collection includes board and general assembly meeting minutes, treasurer documents, roll books, president's books and yearbooks from the Indianapolis Council of Women ranging from 1892 to 2018. Also included are administrative records from the Indiana State Council of Women ranging from 1929 to 1995.
Dates: 1892-2018

Irvin Franklin Stratton collection

 Collection — Folder S1262
Identifier: S1262
Scope and Contents This typed manuscript has 61 pages copied from the books kept by Irvin Stratton, the first Superintendent of Schools in Wabash County, from 1873-1875, with summaries done in 1879-1880. Mr. Stratton wrote the location of the school, the teacher, the number of pupils, and his observations. In Addie Carver's class of 58 pupils, a switch was kept to punish students in "emergencies" (page 1). Prof. Baker's class in LaGro had "too many idle pupils" and they "spit upon the floor" (page 2). A school in...
Dates: 1873-1880

John Walker Holcombe papers

 Collection
Identifier: L072
Scope and Contents This collection includes printed materials from school districts and other organizations in Indiana and other locations ranging from 1883 to 1886 regarding education.
Dates: 1885-1886

Johnson County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1679
Scope and Contents Folder one includes a 10-page typed carbon copy of "Early Churches of Johnson County", written by Faye Deputy Walters for the November 1938 meeting of the Daughters of the Union. Faye was the granddaughter of Joseph B. Deputy, Civil War veteran, 27th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Volunteers, Company H.Folder two includes 2 items. Item one is a 2-page copy of the financial report for the 1943 Johnson County Free Fair. The second item is a bound school record book of attendance records...
Dates: 1824-1943

Mary Jane Lilly Flaningam papers

 Collection — Folder S469
Identifier: S0469
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters from James Lilly ranging from 1848 to 1851 regarding family matters and daily life; a stock certificate of the Tipton-Cicero Township School Building Corporation; correspondence and programs concerning the 49th and 50th annual meetings of the 325th Field Artillery Association, including a roster of the members of the unit; and biographies of charter members of the Plum Grove Extension Homemakers Club charter members as of...
Dates: 1848-1999