Education -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
Adult Education Association of Indiana collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to the Adult Education Association during the 1960s. Items have been divided into six folders.Folder 1: Board of DirectorsThis folder includes all items related to, or produced by, the board of directors or its members. Such materials include correspondence; board meeting announcements, agendas and minutes; the association constitution and subsequent amendments; special meeting minutes; board directories; and treasurer’s...
Albert Mock collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of Dr. Albert Mock's unpublished manuscripts, "Three Centuries of Hoosier Education" and "Three Centuries American Life" compiled and written circa 1960s. The collection includes typewritten drafts; typewritten and handwritten rough drafts; newspaper clippings; research notes; and various publications regarding education ranging from 1856 to 1967. Items of note include a copy of the 1856 "A Sketch of the Educational History of Wayne County, and the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Albert Mock collection
Alexander Knisely, Indiana Educational League collection
Collection — Folder S1532
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of the constitution and by-laws of the Indiana Educational League and a May 1, 1891 letter that were sent to city and county school superintendents regarding the formation of the League. The collection also includes typewritten notes regarding the history of the short-lived organization copied in 1927 from clippings in Alexander Knisely’s scrapbook.
Dates: 1891, 1927
Allen Jay autograph album
Collection — Folder S2396
Scope and Contents This collection contains an autograph album published by J. C. Riker of New York and used by Allen Jay. The entries range from 1852 to 1860 and include poems, personal notes, and signatures addressed to Jay. The bulk of the entries were written by individuals associated with Farmers Institute, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Allen Jay autograph album
Attendance officer's "Children of Compulsory Age" record book
Collection — Folder S2379
Scope and Contents This collection includes the attendance officer's "Children of Compulsory Age" record book for children living in Perry Township, Marion County, Indiana. Some children in Franklin Township may have been included as well. Listed alphabetically, the circa 1916 book includes the children's names, month and year of birth, age, and the name of the child's parent.
Dates: circa 1916
Austin H. Brown papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Austin H. Brown papers
Barnett Academy assignment book
Collection — Volume V022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a assignment book containing 3 handwritten editions of the "Barnett Academy Star" from 1865. Numbered 1 through 3, each draft lists two student editors and has articles, editorials, letters to the editor, notices, and poems and other short essays written by various students. The assignment book also has several undated lists of last names, presumably students, and an undated draft of a letter addressed to C. P. Ferguson by an unknown author.
Beatrice J. Johnston collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence, a birth announcement from the Johnston family, an early report card for the 1884 school year from a school in Rushville, Indiana for Bertha Moore, and an oversize photograph from Bertha Moore on New Year's Day 1902 (B079). Collection dates range from 1816 to 1908.There are also 17 tintypes, including Miss Susie Best of Fairfield, Indiana, Bertha B. Moore Johnston, William R. Moore, C. T. Turner, and 13 unidentified portraits....
Dates: circa 1860-1908
Benjamin S. Parker papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains Benjamin S. Parker’s correspondence and writings, including correspondence E. B. Heiney and publishers about Poets and Poetry of Indiana; correspondence regarding Parker’s poetry, his newspaper work, and requests for advice on writing. Also included is correspondence regarding Republican Party politics, James Whitcomb Riley, and family matters. The collections also contains Parker’s writings including the subjects of the National Road,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Benjamin S. Parker papers
Bradford Richardson diploma
Collection — Folder S1848
Scope and Contents This collection includes the Indiana Common Schools diploma awarded to Bradford Richarson of District No. 6, Hensley Township, Johnson County, Indiana. Signed June 14, 1901 by the county superintendent and trustee, the certificate states that Richardson had passed a "creditable examination in Orthography, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, English, Grammar, Physiology and United States History."