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Indiana -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Annette Danglade "Early days in Switzerland County" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1526
Identifier: S1526
Scope and Contents This collection includes the handwritten manuscript "Early Days in Switzerland County" by Annette Danglade of the Julia L. Dumont Club of Vevay, Indiana. The essay was published in the June 1917 edition of the Indiana Magazine of History and includes information regarding the first settlers and the establishment of townships, towns, and schools.

Centennial Assembly Day program

 Collection — Folder S2525
Identifier: S2525
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of the program from the June 17, 1977 Indiana General Assembly Centennial Day held at Corydon, Indiana. The main event of the celebration was the re-enactment of the Assembly's first session in 1816 and the program includes the script, historical notes and background written by Arville L. Funk.

Charles T. Baker papers

 Collection — Folder S0053
Identifier: S0053
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Baker’s letters to Thelma M. Murphy of Indianapolis. Murphy was able to obtain resources that furthered Baker’s research into the history of Spencer County, and especially Abraham Lincoln. Also contained in this collection are clippings from the Grandview Monitor of Baker’s writings on subjects related to his correspondence with Murphy.

Combs and Hendren family collection

 Collection — Folder S0287
Identifier: S0287
Scope and Contents The collection contains photocopies of letters between the Hendren and Combs families in Indiana to relatives in North Carolina. They contain information about farming in Indiana and various family members. Two of the three letters are to Jabez and Nancy Hendren.

Earl R. Boston "Why So Many B's In The Boston Family" speech

 Collection — Folder S2556
Identifier: S2556
Scope and Contents This collection includes a five page typewritten speech given by Earl R. Boston before the Washington County (Ind.) Historical Society on June 27, 1964 regarding some early history of Kentucky and Indiana, his Boston family line following their arrival in Floyd County (Ind.), and the unanswered questions about his ancestors due to the confusion caused by so many in his family line having first names starting with "B".

Early Indiana photographic slides

 Collection — Folder SP038
Identifier: SP038
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides in Indiana circa 1950s regarding people, such as Father Pierre Gibault, Little Turtle, Tecumseh, William Henry Harrison, George Rapp, Robert Owen, Oliver P. Morton, James Whitcomb Riley, and Levi Cotton, and places like Vincennes, Corydon, New Harmony, and Indianapolis, significant to early history of Indiana.

Emma Lou Thornbrough collection

 Collection — Folder S1310
Identifier: S1310
Scope and Contents This is a 50-page, typed "Bibliographical Essay" listing "the most significant materials, published and unpublished, for the study of the history of Indiana for the period from 1850 to 1880." (page 1). She includes resources in the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society Library, Lilly Library at Indiana University, Indiana State Archives, as well as government documents, newspapers, county and city histories, and other secondary sources. Beginning on page 24, Emma Lou lists...

Fort Harrison collection

 Collection — Folder S1878
Identifier: S1878
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters from the collection of J. T. Scovell of Terre Haute. Ranging from 1900 to 1912. The letters were written by descendents of men associated with Fort Harrison: Joseph Liston, Maj. John T. Chunn, and Maj. William Bruce. The collection also includes photocopies of undated documents related to Fort Harrison: a brief family history of the Joseph Richarson family; a paper about the Old Indiana Trail from Post Vincennes to Fort Harrison written by Lida...

Herbert Heller collection

 Collection
Identifier: L220
Scope and Contents This collection contains several church, Sunday school, and circuit histories compiled by Herbert Heller from across Indiana.

Jacob Witmer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1398
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents ranging from 1927 to 1930 regarding the estate of Jacob Witmer of Shelby County, Indiana and administrated by his nephew John H. Wilson. The collection also includes Velma Whitmer's notebook containing transcriptions of letters written by her mother and grandmother (1901-1907) and poems written by herself and her sister Mary (1912-1914); an April 29, 1837 deed signed by Nathan H. Wilson of Bartholomew County, Indiana granting land to...