Agriculture -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S3085
Scope and Contents The dated materials found in Collection S3085 extend from 1878 to 1897. Half of the items in this collection relate to farm equipment, including a disk cultivator and harrow, wheel cultivator, sulky plow, pole rake, cultivator, and clover huller. Other items in the collection include a “Legislative Directory” for the 1897 Indiana State Legislature, a post card, and a business card for a photographic studio.Item listing:12 Aug. 1878 - Illustration (7” x 10 ½”) of disk...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Albert Gallatin Porter and others in Indianapolis, Indiana and elsewhere; newspaper clippings; speeches; autographed notes and manuscripts; and printed Congressional bills ranging from 1804-1928 regarding Porter's political career; biographies; historical subjects; his manuscript and indices.
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, receipts, an account book and journal, as well as miscellaneous memorabilia from Alexander Campbell Stevenson in Kentucky and Indiana ranging from 1804-1882 regarding Stevenson's political and agricultural career.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and complimentary fair tickets from across Indiana sent to the secretary of the State Board of Agriculture, Alexander Heron. Ranging from 1885 to 1890, the collection includes tickets from community, county, and district fairs; Trotting and Pace Horse Breeders' Association fairs; Agricultural Association, Agricultural Society, and Agricultural and Mechanical Society fairs; Joint Stock Association and Joint Stock Society fairs; Farmers' Union Association...
Collection — Folder S0641
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from and received by Alexander Heron in Brookville, Indiana, and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1870 to 1900 regarding the Indiana State Board of Agriculture as well as personal correspondence.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains three account books. The first two are for the Pleasant Run Farm in Johnson County, Indiana, which was run by Bartholomew Applegate. Both books are listed chronologically and list his expenses and purchases. The third account book was for a grocery run in Franklin, Indiana, by John Beard. The book lists individuals who shopped at his store, what they purchased and when they paid for it.
Collection — OH038
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an oral history tape made with Gerald Hanfield, Indiana State Library. Bircher describes boyhood in rural Indiana, his teaching methods, and school discipline. Birchler worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the 1930 and he discusses Prohibition and the Depression and its effects on farming. At the time of this interview, he lived in the house he and his wife built in 1913, and he talks about designing and building this home. In the...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Charles Barr, conducted by Thomas Krasean, Director of Lewis Historical Library Vincennes, Indiana. In the interview, Barr discusses his work as a banker, bank failure during the depression, Ku Klux Klan (KKK) meetings in Bruceville, and the Bruceville Christian Church.
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami Indians (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business and...
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 account books kept by Daniel Curtis for his farm and tile businesses containing entries ranging from 1879 to 1888. Volume 3 also has entries made by Aetna Curtis ranging from 1908 to 1914 and a three page Purdue University Agricultural Extension Department publication about farming in Montgomery County along with a "Summary of the Year's Business" form filled out for Aetna's farm from 1916.