Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of almanacs and diaries of L.B. Graves, which date from 1881 to 1961. With the exception of Barker’s Illustrated Almanac, L.B. Graves used almanacs as diaries. L.B. Graves kept all diaries, except for a student diary kept by his wife. The diaries include notations of farm chores or conditions and the social obligations of Mr. and Mrs. Graves, the latter related to such activities as church attendance, the Methodist Men’s Club, a...
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of Maurice Clifford Townsend's speeches from 1936 to 1943. The 1936 speech was created during the gubernatorial campaign, the 1937-1941 speeches were made during his term in office and the 1943 speeches while he was an official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Also included is a small amount of biographical material. There is also an oversize portrait of Townsend circa 1937-1941 (B065).An item-level description is available upon...
Collection — Folder S2479
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a daily diary kept by a teenager living in Orange County, Indiana from June 1856 to February 1858. The author never identifies himself, but the diary may have been kept by Francis M. Morris, the son of Washington and Mary Catherine (Jackson) Morris. The diary entries are usually short and mention the weather, farm activities, going to town and the mill, going to "meeting," and his father's activities. Some names of relatives mentioned include his uncles...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs taken by Kate Reifel Pepper and others from Franklin County, Indiana in ranging from circa 1914 to circa 1915 regarding the Pepper and Reifel families, bridge building, farming, and Peppertown, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1914-circa 1915
Collection — Folder S0858
Scope and Contents This collection contains three documents regarding a dispute over 1,016 pounds of crop tobacco between Elizabeth Philpott and Hugh Mitchell from Charles County, Maryland (1752-1754); a settlement document for the closing of Ross Smiley's business (May 29, 1820); a letter sent to John Philpott of Fayette County, Indiana from Richard A. Buckner of Greensburg, Kentucky inquiring if Philpott would like him to represent him in determining if he's entitled to part of the proceeds from an estate of a...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript, a reel-to-reel audiotape and an audio cassette tape of an oral interview with Roy Conrad, conducted by Jerry Handfield for the Indiana State Library in Monticello, Indiana on October 5, 1977 and December 6, 1978. Topics include: farming methods, rural society, and early family life.
Dates: 1977/10/04; 1978/12/06
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, receipts, legal documents, school papers, and other miscellaneous materials of the Shrader and Weaver families of Fayette, County Indiana ranging from 1798 to 1923. Much of the correspondence is between family members and friends and relates weather conditions, crop prices, and family happenings. Also included are tax receipts, account books, land grants, indentures, stock certificates and other legal documents. Items of note are a 1798 Miami (Ohio)...
Dates: 1798-1923, undated
Collection — Folder S1697
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the constitution of the Switzerland County Agricultural Society dated January 29, 1866 and signed by the organization's secretary Thomas H. Downey and a program for the May 11, 1933 commencement exercises from the common school graduates of Pleasant and Craig Townships.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Virginia Ellis Jenckes’s congressional papers. Also included are correspondence, reports, and other papers relating to the Agriculture Waste Recovery Project (1933–1943) and other efforts to help farmers during the Depression; flood control on the Wabash and White Rivers; railroads; women’s rights; education; and Communists in America, as well as her opposition to Communist radio broadcasts. The collection also contains papers relating to her political...
Collection — Folder SP097
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from Doane Studio of Mt. Vernon, Indiana, which depict rural areas near Mt. Carmel, most likely in Illinois, on June 16, 1958, before, and on June 22, 1958, after the Wabash River flooded the area.
Dates: 1958 June