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Biography -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Jap Miller pamphlet

 Collection — Folder S3433
Identifier: S3433
Scope and Contents This collection contains one pamphlet about Isaac "Jap" Miller. It was printed around 1931 and contains biographical information written by Jap Miller and a poem written about him by James Whitcomb Riley in 1889.
Dates: circa 1931

Jennie Wells Lehman collection

 Collection — Folder S2278
Identifier: S2278
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the several items from Jennie Wells Lehman: a program from the second commencement of the Indianapolis Female Institute held on June 26, 1862; an October 3, 1966 letter written by Lehman and sent to Edgar B. Smith of the Department of Public Instruction in Indianapolis; her one-page family history of the Vanhoutens; and a history she wrote about her grandfather Henry Wells that includes her early memories of Crown Point and brief biographical information...
Dates: 1862, 1966

John Kennedy Gowdy collection

 Collection — Folder S0531
Identifier: S0531
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon copy of a typewritten document excerpted, with some additions, from the Centennial History of Rush County, Indiana in 1921 regarding the life of John Kennedy Gowdy.
Dates: circa 1920s

John Martin Walker collection

 Collection — Folder S0849
Identifier: S0849
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a biographical document entitled, “You Will Not Cut My Leg Off,” which describes John Martin Walker’s life, from the beginning of the U.S. Civil War until his death on June 25, 1929. It details the state of medical care during the war, including battle wounds, sanitation, malnutrition, and hospital conditions. There are also copied materials such as an a certificate and pages from the The Annual Report of the Adjutant General, volume 2,...
Dates: 1861-1929

John Test collection

 Collection — Folder S1298
Identifier: S1298
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from a librarian to Ansel Wold in Washington, D.C., on June 21, 1944, regarding John Test. The letter is accompanied by a biography about John Test written by his son, Charles H. Test.
Dates: 1944

Joseph A. Wright collection

 Collection
Identifier: L183
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Joseph Albert Wright in Washington from his family in Rockville (1843-1844); letters from his district regarding local and national politics (1844); letters to Wright as Governor of Indiana regarding appointments, railroad development, the Indiana State Bank, criminal cases, agricultural societies, and politics (1849-1857); letters to him as U.S. minister to Prussia (1857-1861), including letters from Americans traveling in Europe and letters from American...
Dates: 1843-1931

Lucy Morerod Detraz collection

 Collection — Folder S0357
Identifier: S0357
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated 11-page handwritten biography about Lucy Morerod Detraz by her niece or nephew in Indiana regarding Detraz and the history of Vevay, Switzerland Couny, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1903-1916

Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane collection

 Collection
Identifier: L389
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written book reviews, biographies, and miscellaneous drafts from Mary Lavinia Robinson Lane in Indianapolis ranging from 1896 to 1911 regarding various books, clubs, and people.
Dates: 1896-1911

North Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S2280
Identifier: S2280
Scope and Contents This collection contains “A History of the North Indiana Conference, Formerly ‘The Wabash Conference’”, written and submitted by conference secretary Alex H. Widney of Rensselaer, Indiana in 1868. The handwritten history was compiled by Widney from “Authentic Papers” and includes a geographical sketch of the North Indiana Conference, historical sketches of the conference sessions from September 1846 to August 1867, a biography of Rev. Samuel W. Widney, a biography of Rev. Thomas Wheat, and an...
Dates: 1857- circa 1918, undated

Reverend John H. Hull papers

 Collection — Folder S700
Identifier: S0700
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of autographed and carbon copies of typed documents from John H. Hull and unknown in IN ranging from circa 1892-1900 regarding the life of John H. Hull.
Dates: 1892-1896