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Lake County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Lake County, Indiana collection

Identifier: L551
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed correspondence from Solon Robinson and others in Indiana ranging from 1836 to 1919 regarding county organization and government and military service; typed commissioners minutes and court records and other government documents in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1837 to 1936 regarding county government and official business; typed and autographed histories of Lake County and communities from 1836 to 1955 and undated; typed records of businesses,...
Dates: 1836-1955

Mary Coquillard oral history transcript

 Collection — OH064
Identifier: OH064
Scope and Contents This collection contains 1 transcript of an interview with Mary Clark Coquillard. While she speaks very little about herself, she goes into great detail about social life in South Bend around 1900. Topics include: daily domestic life, cars, fashion, the Studebaker family, South Bend society, the Oliver family, and local history.
Dates: 1966/02/18

Powell A. Moore photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP142
Identifier: SP142
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white photographs from historian Powell A. Moore in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1883 to 1946 and undated, regarding the cities of Gary and Hammond and other places in Lake County, as well as local industries, such as meat packing and oil refining.
Dates: 1883-1946, undated

Richard B. Sealock collection

 Collection — Folder S2461
Identifier: S2461
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of Richard Sealock's typewritten notes taken directly from Steel City's Culture: An Interpretation of the History of Gary, Indiana, a comprehensive report written by William Dale Fisher in 1941 while a senior student at Yale University. Sealock compiled the highlights from Fisher's report in circa 1948 from a copy in the Gary Public Library collection. The author of the report was most likely former United States diplomat William...
Dates: 1941, circa 1948

Safe deposit boxes collection

Identifier: L291
Scope and Contents This collection includes insurance policies, typed and signed personal correspondence, receipts, birth and baptism certificates, marriage certificates, photographs, diaries, Confederate States of America currency, other personal and legal documents and titles and land deeds from various individuals in Indiana ranging from 1849 to 1967.Notably, it contains a series of correspondences from William and Lucille Marlow, love letters and detailing their travels in 1935.The...
Dates: 1849-1967

Sam B. Woods collection

 Collection — Folder S2341
Identifier: S2341
Scope and Contents This collection includes ten handwritten items from Sam B. Woods of Lake County, Indiana, ranging from 1856 to 1883 regarding early resident, Aaron N. Hart, of Lake County, Indiana.
Dates: 1856-1883

Sam B. Woods papers

Identifier: L181
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed and signed and typed and signed correspondence from various people in the United States; typed, carbon copies and autographed articles from Bartlett and Sam B. Woods in Lake County, Indiana; typed foreward to book, "First Hundred Years of Lake County by Sam B. Woods; articles and addresses written by various people in the United States; newspaper articles and complete issues of newspapers; a typed and autographed list of members of the House of...
Dates: 1848-1941; undated

Solon Robinson collection

Identifier: L136
Scope and Contents This collection includes songs, correspondence, notes, reviews, and articles from Solon Robinson in Lake County, Indiana ranging from 1832 to 1931. The collection also includes a biography and bibliography of Solon Robinson.
Dates: 1832-1853

Squatter's Union of Lake County records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OBC087
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostat copies of the records Squatter’s Union from Lake County, Indiana, which was organized to protect the rights of land claimants, ranging from 1836 to 1838. Included are the organization’s constitution, general records, and the register of claimants
Dates: 1836-1838

Timothy H. Ball collection

 Collection — Folder S0061
Identifier: S0061
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between T.H. Ball and his friends and family, a map of Lake County, Indiana, and a speech that Ball delivered at a Masonic meeting. The correspondence is both of a personal and professional nature.
Dates: 1840-1884