Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 178 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of poems, songs, scriptures and corrrespondence of the Mallery, Sallee, and Emmons families (1834 -1892). Several letters are written by Moses E. Sallee while he was with Company L, Indiana 8th Cavalry Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Also included is the account book of J.M. Mallery of Noblesville, Indiana is (1835-1858). Some of the photocopies are illegible.
Dates: 1834-1892, undated
Collection — Folder S0067
Scope and Contents This collection contains a series of letters written by Civil War soldier Jerry Barker to his brother, Joe, who was living in Indianapolis, ranging from 1862 to 1863. The letters discuss daily life in a Union soldiers’ encampment and the economic difficulties of being a soldier.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and political and business papers from Jesse Kilgour Dubois ranging from 1830 to 1920 pertaining to his work as Illinois Receiver of Public Moneys (1849-1853), his land investments and interests in land drainage (1840s-1850s); the Illinois State Auditor's office and the presidential campaigns of 1860 and 1864; and Abraham Lincoln's life.There is also a certificate of commission as a major general in 1864 during the U.S. Civil War and copies...
Collection — Folder S3004
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters, typed documents, a report of the case Willoughby v. State, newspaper articles and obituaries, school year book pictures, and photographs from John Aleksa and Paul Hamilton in Oaklandon, Indiana ranging from 1933 to 1985 regarding a history of Oaklandon, personal recollections of growing up, family and friends and family history.
Collection — Folder S2469
Scope and Contents The collection contains five letters written by John L. Ketcham to his children relating to family matters and service during the U.S. Civil War, ranging from 1852 to 1869. There are also newspaper clippings relating to Ketcham and members of his family (circa 1898-1910, undated) and 2 programs from Wabash College (1862-1863).
Dates: 1852-1910, undated
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Scope and Contents This is a collection of personal and business correspondence, business papers, and legal records of Jonathan Turley and his family, ranging from 1828 to 1934, with the bulk of the coverage being 1865-1895 and focus on his farm, mill, distillery, and lime burning operations. Included in the personal correspondence are Civil War letters from Jonathan’s brother Benjamin and as well as other friends. The later personal correspondence (1890s-1934) is all addressed to Lida and Jennie Turley. Also,...
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Joseph Albert Wright in Washington from his family in Rockville (1843-1844); letters from his district regarding local and national politics (1844); letters to Wright as Governor of Indiana regarding appointments, railroad development, the Indiana State Bank, criminal cases, agricultural societies, and politics (1849-1857); letters to him as U.S. minister to Prussia (1857-1861), including letters from Americans traveling in Europe and letters from American...
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of business correspondence between Joseph Cunningham and his clients. Some of the more recurrent of his business correspondents were Morris Printing Company, printers of the Swine Breeders Journal, J. B. Luyster, Lloyd Mugg, C.M. Dayton, C.S. William and Sons, and S. B. Wenger. The correspondence discusses the sale of Poland China Swine and Plymouth Rock Poultry eggs, including prices and pedigrees of the hogs. Some of the letters...
Collection — Folder S2814
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Joseph Edward Haub, with entries ranging from 1901 to 1936. The early entries are written in German and the back of the diary contains addresses and biographical information about family and friends written by his wife, Katherine, in English.