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Biography -- Indiana

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

"Sketches of Western Adventure: Comprising a Biographical Narrative of the Life of Jacob Upp" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1333
Identifier: S1333
Scope and Contents This photocopied, 30-page manuscript tells the story of a father and son, Jacob and John Upp, who were both captured by Indians. The original manuscript was created in 1851.

An accompanied affidavit certifies the item as an exact and true copy of the original book, signed "Lula Fisher" on May 10, 1935.
Dates: 1935

Stephen S. Harding biographical clippings

 Collection — Folder S0587
Identifier: S0587
Scope and Contents This collection includes clippings from Kate Milner Rabb's column from 1928 regarding Stephen S. Harding's letters from 1862 to 1865.
Dates: 1928

Susan M. Ketcham papers

 Collection — Folder S0773
Identifier: S0773
Scope and Contents This collection contains a handwritten narrative by Susan M. Ketcham regarding her grandfather, Samuel Merrill, and her mother, Jane Merrill, circa March 15, 1925. Along with brief biographical information, Ketcham relates her mother's story about traveling with her father when he moved the state treasury from Corydon to Indianapolis and she also describes how Mr. Merrill traveled around the state as a bank examiner.
Dates: circa 1925/03/14

Susan Wallace collection

 Collection — Folder S1352
Identifier: S1352
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, both photocopies as well as four original letters from Susan Wallace ranging from 1861 to 1892 regarding the U.S. Civil War, family life, her husband's writing career, and politics. There are also a hand-written biography of Susan E. Wallace, beginning with her birth in 1830, and continuing through 1874 and two newspaper clippings, one from The Inter Ocean (undated) and one labeled Triple...
Dates: 1861-1892

Thomas Scattergood Teas biography

 Collection — Folder S1291
Identifier: S1291
Scope and Contents This collection comprises biographical materials and a personal narrative from Thomas Scattergood Teas of Henry County, Indiana ranging from 1917 to 1941, regarding his family and early life.
Dates: 1917-1941

W. H. H. Terrell, "Governor Oliver P. Morton" essays

 Collection — Folder S1913
Identifier: S1913
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten drafts of essays by William H. H. Terrell regarding Governor Oliver P. Morton. Written in pencil and ink (circa 1870s), the topics covered include difficulties with a man named Watson (most likely Peter H. Watson) at the War Department who wouldn't give Terrell an audience and resulting in Governor Morton having to leave his meeting with President Lincoln to resolve the matter; Governor Morton's proposal to Lincoln to raise a force of men to open the...
Dates: circa 1870s

Walker family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L369
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, various documents, photographs, and memorabilia from the Walker family of New Albany, Indiana. The collection contains Francis Walker's Clermont (Ohio) Academy writings; his and his wife Mary's family correspondence (1851-1913); his correspondence from other Methodist ministers and DePauw University officials (1860s-1910); his and Mary's writings (1848-1901); and some letters and documents of his father, James Walker (1820-1837). The bulk of...
Dates: 1820-1988, undated

William Haughton collection

 Collection — Folder S610
Identifier: S0610
Scope and Contents This collection is a three-page biography of William Haughton written by his daughter, Lucy Haughton White, ranging from 1803 to 1878 regarding his early life and his career as an educator.
Dates: 1803-1878

William J. Castleman collection

 Collection
Identifier: L367
Scope and Contents The collection includes a typescript of Through Myrtie Barker’s Window, a biography written by Castleman, copyright 1985, and photocopies of materials related to Barker. Also included are photocopies of newspaper clippings dated from June 24, 1958, to March 1985, although most are undated. Photographs are mixed in with the text in later chapters.Folder 1 contains “A Myrtie Barker Album,” a collection of photocopies of clippings which includes Barker’s...
Dates: 1958-1985