Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Caroline Furbay scrapbook
Collection — Folder S3202
Scope and Contents This collection contains one scrapbook containing items collected during 1943 by Caroline Furbay. Items included are newspaper clippings, programs, letters, poems, and an essay. The clippings and programs document musical performances, awards received, organizations she belonged to, and her high school graduation. The essay was written about Marion General Hospital and hospital services to African-Americans.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Caroline Furbay scrapbook
Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company collection
Collection — Folder S2143
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence ranging from 1876 to 1884 that was sent by Indiana businesses to the Elmira Nobles Manufacturing Company and later to Gillett and Company regarding order requests, payments, and complaints. The correspondents were hardware dealers and other businesses from Indianapolis, Union City, Marion, Frederick, Terre Haute, Logansport, South Bend, Jeffersonville, Goshen, Madison, Perrysville, and Richmond.
Emma Hillis collection
Collection — Folder S2186
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) badge of the Pereclesian Society of Franklin College, which belonged to W. H. McCoy, who graduated from that college in 1861; (2) agreement for eleven men to pay the $50 salary for Elizabeth A. Potter to teach in Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana, dated April 14, 1862; (3) certificate granting license for E. A. Potter to teach in the common school in Decatur County, dated August 30, 1862; and (4) "Minutes of the Fifty-Fourth Anniversary of the...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Emma Hillis collection
Frank C. Stewart essay
Collection — Folder S1252
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 12-page typed essay entitled "Yesterdays" by Dr. Frank C. Steward circa 1910 regarding Stewart's road trip with his daughter, uncle and aunt to visit places he remembered as a child around Peru and La Fontaine, Indiana. He presented his paper to the Century Club of Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1910
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Frank C. Stewart essay
Grant County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a number of items related to Upland, Grant County, Indiana, including undated pamphlets about Upland; a 1931 booklet from the annual homecoming of Arcana Lodge No. 427; a pamphlet printed by the Upland Chamber of Commerce to promote the town’s 1967 centennial celebration; undated pamphlets for the Upland Train Depot Project; a pamphlet about the town's 125th anniversary celebration from September 1992; Upland Area Historical Society newsletters from 2003-2004; water...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Grant County collection
Hotel advertising cards
Collection — Folder S1548
Scope and Contents Three hotel advertising cards are mounted on cardboard, three-hole-punched page, of which there are eleven. All of the cards have drawings of the hotel which is advertised. Most of the cards are 2 1/2" high and 6" wide. The oldest one is 1894 (St. Nicholas Hotel, Decatur, Ill.) and the newest are 1917 (The Samer, Salina, Kansas, and The Lee-Huckins Hotel, Oklahoma City, Okla.). The three cards on the first page are: Union Hotel, Port Huron, Mich., November 19, 1903; Hotel Conner, Harpers...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hotel advertising cards
Indiana restaurant menus collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection comprises menus and other items from and concerning various restaurants in Indiana, including Carmel, Columbus, Dayton, Nashville, Plainfield, Rushville, and South Bend, but the bulk are from Indianapolis, ranging from 1978 to 1979. They are single sheets as well as plush folders. Besides the menus, there is one paper coaster from The Coffee Pot in Pennville, and a post card from The Durbin Hotel in Rushville, which also had a menu. Oversize items include a Sagamore...
Dates: 20th century
James H. Johnston papers
Collection — Folder S741
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from James H. Johnston in Marion, Indiana on 1833/02/15 regarding Presbyterian church growth and business in Indiana, as well as an appeal from a minister for funds.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James H. Johnston papers
John V. Beamer collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists principally of papers related to John V. Beamer's career in U.S> Congress from 1951 to 1959 and includes correspondence regarding legislation and political issues from constituents and colleagues, national associations, labor unions, Indiana newspapers, colleges and universities, and businesses in his district; speeches, newsletters, and press releases; copies of the Congressional Record; newspaper clippings; campaign records,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John V. Beamer collection
Lowell Nussbaum postcard photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints and negatives of postcards from Lowell Nussbaum in Indiana ranging from circa 1910 to 1930s regarding Indianapolis buildings, street scenes and surrounding Indiana cities.
Dates: circa 1910-1930s