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 two 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.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel for an oral history interivew with Bendedict C. Birchler, conducted by Gerald Hanfield for the Indiana State Library on May 4, 1977. 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...
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.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history with Edward Beecher Bender conducted with Tom Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 31, 1968. Bender discusses growing up on a farm, his association with the Ku Klux Klan and Indiana politics during the 1920s, the Boone County R.E.M.C. and farming in the 1960s.