Indiana History mss., 1725-1973


Indiana History mss., 1725-1973


Consists of individual items acquired separately either as a gift, purchase, transfer, or removal from a variety of sources, relating to Indiana. Includes correspondence, diaries, minutes, financial records, memoirs, articles about specific areas of the state, and legal documents. Additions continue to be made.

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Owen, Robert, 1771-1858 (person)

Robert Owen (1771-1858) was born at Newtown, Wales to a working family, his father being employed as the local postmaster. From an early age Owen was encouraged to read and debate, and using this knowledge he was able to mentor the younger children at his school. Aged just 10 he left school and was apprenticed to a Mr James McGuffog, a linen draper from Stamford, Lincolnshire, and, according to his Autobiography, he was independent from his parents from this point onwards. ...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 (person)

John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 (person)

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...

Long, Avery. (person)

Wilson, James Benjamin, 1859-1956 (person)

Rose, Chauncey, 1794-1877 (person)

Delta Kappa Gamma society, Alpha Epsilon state (corporateBody)

Bailey, Thomas, musician (person)

Harrell, Mrs. Sarah (Carmichael), (Mrs. Samuel S. Harrell, 1844-1929 (person)

Lane, Russell Adrian, 1897-1986 (person)

Blankenship, Mrs. Minnie E. (person)

Rapp, Frederick (person)

Law Office of David M. Hoover (corporateBody)

Farmers and mechanics' bank of Indiana, Madison. (corporateBody)

Esarey, Logan, 1874-1942 (person)

Indiana University Professor of History. From the description of Papers, 1912-1914. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 237005910 Indiana University Professor of History; a native of rural Indiana, Esarey had completed his bachelor's and master's degrees and begun his doctoral work at Indiana University when he was appointed Research Fellow in the Department of History in September 1911. With that appointment he became the driving force in the newly formed Indiana Hist...

Hawken, Henry A., 1940- (person)

Porter, Attia (person)

Smith, Mrs. Katherine M., Clubwoman. (person)

Downey, Robert (person)

Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954 (person)

Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...

Fletcher, William B., 1837-1907 (person)

William Fletcher was the son of Indianapolis banker Calvin Fletcher and was trained as a physician. During the Civil War he served with the 6th and 10th Indiana Volunteers, was captured in 1861 while serving as a scout, and was held at Libby Prison for seven months. He returned to Indianapolis and practiced as a physician with Theophilus Parvin. In 1868 he helped to found the Indiana Medical College, and acted as superintendent for the Indiana State Hospital for the Insane from 1883-1888. ...

Downing, Arthur C., pres. (person)

Christian College (corporateBody)

Walker, Kenneth Roland, 1928- (person)

Fletcher, Stephen Keyes, 1840-1897 (person)

Methodist Episcopal Church. Conferences. (corporateBody)

Ferree, John C., 1839- (person)

Rollings, Robert E., 1841? -1864 (person)

Indiana. State Bank. Madison branch. (corporateBody)

Morton, Oliver P. (Oliver Perry), 1823-1877 (person)

Indiana lawyer, judge, and Republican politician. Morton served as the state's lieutenant governor in 1861, and as governor from 1861 to 1867. In 1867 he was elected to the U.S. Senate, and served there until his death. From the description of Oliver P. Morton papers, 1861-1876. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27970020 14th Governor of Indiana, 1861-1867; United States Senator from Indiana, 1867-1877. From the description of Autographs o...

Birkbeck, Morris, 1764-1825 (person)

Pioneer, farmer, author, and state official of Illinois. From the description of Morris Birkbeck treatise and scrapbook, 1619-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123913404 Epithet: of Add MS 33112 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001439.0x0002af Founder of English settlement of Wanborough, Illinois, 1818; Illinois secretary of state, 1824. From the description of Letter : Englis...

Hamilton, William James, 1884- (person)

Sonderman, Albert F. (person)

Nickey, Samuel, 1868- (person)

Bryan, William Lowe, 1860-1955 (person)

Indiana University alumnus, professor, and president. From the description of William Lowe Bryan papers, 1830-1956. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 47180120 William Julian Bryan was born 11 November 1860 in Monroe County to John Bryan, a Presbyterian minister, and Eliza Jane Phillips Bryan. After attending the public schools in the county, Bryan entered the Preparatory Department of Indiana University in 1877. While a student a IU, he was active in man...

Horwitz, Jonathan, physician. (person)

Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901 (person)

Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was a Republican politician who served as the 23rd President of the United States from 1889 to 1893. He was both preceded and succeeded in office by Democrat Grover Cleveland. From the guide to the Benjamin Harrison letter to George C. Baker, 1888, (Brooklyn Historical Society) John Harrington Farley, born in Cleveland in 1845, was a Democratic politician who served three terms on Cleveland's city council (1871-1877) and two terms as its mayor (...

Salsbury, Elisa D. (person)

Taylor, Waller, 1774? -1826 (person)

Flower, George (person)

Koch, Felix J. (Felix John), 1882-1933 (person)

Vigo, Francis, 1747-1836 (person)

A native of Italy, Vigo served with the Spanish Army in New Orleans. In 1772 he became a fur trader in St. Louis. Vigo later had a secret business partnership with the Spanish lieutenant Fernando de Leyba, and aided George Rogers Clark with financial assistance and intelligence. In 1783 Vigo moved to Vincennes, Ind., continued in the fur trade, and assisted Anthony Wayne and William Henry Harrison in negotiations with Native Americans. From the description of Papers, 1751-1873, bulk ...

Purcell, George W. (George William), 1888-1952 (person)

Pauley, Edna E., fl. 1922 (person)

Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway Company. (corporateBody)

Oglesbee, Rollo B., fl. 1908 (person)

Phelps, Abraham M., 1798-approximately 1885 (person)

Phelps was born in Vermont. Heading west in 1820, he opened a store in Evansville, Ind. in 1828, and in Newburgh, Ind. in 1830. He traded south along the Ohio River, was involved in the coal business, and owned considerable land. He was also an officer and stockholder in the Central Plank Road Company, a toll road from Newburgh to Boonville. From the description of Papers, 1819-1910 (bulk 1852-1910) (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 34772397 ...

Gray, Joseph, 1830- (person)

Lieber, Carl, fl. 1890 (person)

Hale, Albert Barlow, 1860-1929 (person)

Skelcher, Mrs. Lucille Detraz (person)

Stephenson, David Curtis, 1891-1966 (person)

Born in Texas, Stephenson lived in Oklahoma before moving to Evansville, Ind. in 1920, where he became active in the Ku Klux Klan. He was named grand dragon for Indiana and under his leadership state membership grew to about 250,000. In 1925 Stephenson received a life sentence for the rape and murder of Madge Oberholtzer. He was paroled in 1956 and moved to Jonesboro, Tenn., where he died. From the description of Collection, 1922-1978 (bulk 1922-1927). (Indiana Historical Society Lib...

Simpson, Matthew, 1811-1884 (person)

Methodist clergyman, educator, editor, and orator. From the description of Papers of Matthew Simpson, 1829-1929 (bulk 1833-1884). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449051 American Bishop. From the description of Autograph signature clipped from a letter : Philadelphia, 1878 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664558 Biographical Note 1811, June 21 ...

Smith, Hubbard Madison, 1820-1907 (person)

M’Coy, John, 1782-1859 (person)

Kern, David G., businessman of Milton, Indiana, and others. (person)

Carroll, Patrick Dunstan, 1941- (person)

Tipton, John, 1786-1839 (person)

Originally from Tennessee, John Tipton and his family moved to Harrison County, Indiana in 1807. Tipton was active in territorial government, served as a militia officer, politician, Indian agent, and land speculator. In March, 1823, he was appointed Indian agent at Fort Wayne and served as a commissioner to negotiate a treaty with the Miami and Pottawatomie in 1826. He served as agent unitl December 1831 when he was elected to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by James Noble's death. I...

Royce, Edwin, fl. 1863 (person)

Hall, Samuel, 1781- (person)

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Anderson, Mrs. Marguerite H., librarian. (person)

William P. Finley (person)

Milligan, Lambdin P. (person)

Indiana infantry. 2nd regt. (corporateBody)

Holmes, George Hamilton Moore, farmer. (person)

Alice D. Stevens (person)

Stempfel, Theodor (person)

Merrill, Samuel, 1792-1855 (person)

Merrill came to Vevay, Ind. in 1816 and in 1819 began his political career, serving in the state General Assembly and as State treasurer. He also was president of the State Bank of Indiana and the Madison and Indianapolis Rail Road Company, and founded the Merrill Publishing Company. From the description of Papers, 1812-1934 (bulk 1825-1855) (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 32115517 ...

Truesdell, Frances Adrienne (Schmedel). (person)

Cox, William Elijah, 1861-1942 (person)

Cox, Jabez Thomas, 1846- (person)

Edwards, James L., active 1837-1850 (person)

Public official and army officer. From the description of List of persons restored to the roll of privateer pensioners, 1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009992 ...

Toussaint Du Bois (person)

Columbus, Hope & Greensburg Railroad. (corporateBody)

Bossert, Walter F., klansman. (person)

Prow, Christian, 1819- (person)

Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 (person)

Herndon was a Springfield, Illinois lawyer, and the last law partner of Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letter, April 5, 1890. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 662739068 Abraham Lincoln's law partner and biographer. From the description of ALS : to Benjamin Franklin Underwood, 1881 Oct. 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617046 Springfield, Ill. lawyer, who had been Abraham Lincoln's law partn...

McGinnis, Horace (person)

Gamelin, Pierre, fl. 1790 (person)

Mote, David (person)

Cobb, Thomas R. (Thomas Reed), 1828-1892 (person)

Long, David S. (person)

Stevens, Alice D. (person)

Williams, Joshua W., 1824-1884 (person)

Woodburn, James Gelston, 1894- (person)

Vinnedge, Samuel J., fl. 1877 (person)

Prince, William, 1943- (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant; 9th Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x000095 ...

Joseph Thornburg. (person)

Macdonald, Donald, 1953- (person)

Epithet: of Sleat British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x0002c6 Epithet: Major-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0000be Epithet: of Howgarie British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0000bf Epithet: of Slate ...

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966 (person)

Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Ind. in 1893. He joined the family buiness, Eli Lilly and Co., in 1914. In 1944, he became president of the newly formed Eli Lilly International Corporation, and in 1948, president of the Eli Lilly Company. He was an avid collector of miniature soldiers, coins, postage stamps, and firearms among other things. From the description of Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. collections photographs [graphic], May 1966. (Indiana Historical Society Library). Wo...

Fletcher, Calvin, 1798-1966 (person)

Sackett, Homer Eddy, 1875-1966 (person)

Evans, Robert Morgan, 1783-1844 (person)

Andrew, Mrs. Elizabeth (Wheeler). (person)

Simmers, Jacob. (person)

Lanier, Reginald B., Financier. (person)

Gamelin, Francois (person)

Thornberry, Rebeccah (person)

Stapp, Milton, 1792-1869 (person)

Hunter, David Eckely, 1834-1892 (person)

Kellogg, Miner K. (Miner Kilbourne), 1814-1889 (person)

Miner Kilbourne Kellogg (1814-1889) was an artist. He traveled around northwestern Texas in order to survey, explore, and locate lands for a company of eastern American businessmen. Additionally, Kellogg traveled throughout Europe and the Middle East. He also wrote and lectured on different fine arts and geographic topics in the United States, including the papers Researches into the History of a Painting by Raphael Urbino, entitled La bell Jardinière (1860) and The Geography of Mount Sinai (187...

Winsor, Abner, 1812? -, pioneer of (person)

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 (person)

Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Jennings, Johathan, 1784-1843 (person)

Gondring, John, 1829-1916 (person)

Indiana infantry. 36th regt. (corporateBody)

Duss, John Samuel, 1860-1951 (person)

Vincennes University (corporateBody)

Blumberg, Benjamin, 1889-1971 (person)

Pleasant, Hazen Hayes, teacher. (person)

Tyler, John, 1790-1862 (person)

John Tyler (b. March 29, 1790, Charles City County, Virginia–d. January 18, 1862, Richmond, Virginia), was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of President William Henry Harrison....

Ray, James Brown, 1794-1848 (person)

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 (person)

Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809, Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky-died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C.) was the sixteenth President of the United States from 1861 until his death by assassination. He was the son of a Kentucky frontiersman, Thomas Lincoln, and Nancy Hanks. In 1816, Lincoln moved to Pigeon Creek, Indiana, where he worked on his family's farm. Following his mother's death two years later, he continued working on farms until moving with his father to New Sa...

Caswell, Omar, -1959 (person)

Indiana infantry. 57th regt. (corporateBody)

Theodore Franz Sigel. (person)

McClure, James (person)

Indiana. State Bank. New Albany branch. (corporateBody)

Strange, John (person)

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Gresham, Otto, 1859-1946 (person)

Cullop, William A. (William Allen), 1853-1927 (person)

Campbell, Matthew Monroe, 1810-1897 (person)

Indiana infantry. 3rd regt., 1846. Co. A. (corporateBody)

Earl, Robert, 1824-1902 (person)

Steele, Theodore Clement, 1847-1926. (person)

Korbly, Charles Alexander, 1871-1927 (person)

Lockridge, Ross F. (Ross Franklin), 1877-1952 (person)

Indiana historian. From the description of Letter to William Henry Townsend, [manuscript], 1931 March 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816278 Indiana native and historian. Lockridge helped organize the Fort Wayne-Allen County (Ind.) Historical Society and achieved a reputation as historian of pioneer Indiana. He was director of the Hoosier Historic Memorial Activities Agency from 1937 to 1950. From the description of Papers, 1938-1948. (Indiana...

Alexander, Mrs. Nellie (Sluss), fl. 1909 (person)

Hart, David (person)

Lloyd’s of London. (corporateBody)

Holcomb, Oliver & Co., collection agents. (corporateBody)

Poucher, John., fl., 1917, clergyman. (person)

Regular Baptist Church of Jesus Christ. (corporateBody)

Stevens, Stephen C., -1870, laywer. (person)

Owens, William D. (person)

Anesthesiologist (b. 1939). Owens received his medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1965. Following a tour of duty with the U.S. Navy, he trained in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital before serving on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Owens came to Washington University in 1973; he served as chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology from 1982-1992 and is currently Professor emeritus of Anesthesiology. Owens served as president of the American Society of An...

Hunter, James Bradbridge, 1838? -, surgeon. (person)

Allen, Mary Moore (person)

Waterman, Luther Dana, 1830-1918 (person)

German Benevolent and Literary Society (corporateBody)

William W. Spangler. (person)

Brooks, Lewis, 1835- (person)

Ball, Elisabeth, 1897-1982 (person)

Polley, Frederick, 1875- (person)

Jones, John Hewitt, 1814-1882 (person)

Indiana State Teachers’ Association. (corporateBody)

Vestal, John, 1832- (person)

Hendricks, William, 1782-1850 (person)

Woodburn, James A. (person)

Coulter, James, 1836- (person)

Dillman, Henry Franklin, 1838-1917 (person)

David Robb. (person)

Jenckes, Joseph Sherburn, 1804-1888 (person)

Bromfield, Stanther (person)

Jones, Isaac E. (person)

Shuck, Daniel, clergyman. (person)

Monroe, James, 1758-1831 (person)

James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

William, 1866-1937 (person)

Nocktonick, Joseph, fl., 1922. (person)

Indiana infantry. 18th regt. (corporateBody)

Friends, Society of Indiana. (corporateBody)

Kirkman, James (person)

Mrs. Clem Cook (person)

Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820 (person)

Governor of the Mississippi Territory and army officer. From the description of Winthrop Sargent papers, 1790-1815 (bulk 1798-1799). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980393 Winthrop Sargent was governor of the Mississippi Territory. From the description of Surveys, 1754-1807. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579743 Soldier and territorial administrator. Born in Gloucester, Mass., and educated at Harvar...

Meriwether, J. B., fl. 1864 (person)

Russo, Dorothy (person)

James Whitcomb Riley Old Home Society (corporateBody)

TenBrook, Andrew, 1810-1889 (person)

Indiana Infantry. 117th regt., 1863-1864. Co. I. (corporateBody)

Steele, Selma N. (Selma Neubacher), approximately 1870-1945 (person)

Selma Neubacher Steele was an artist and T.C. Steele's second wife. From the description of Theodore L. Steele papers, 1863-1946 (bulk 1875-1910). (Indiana Historical Society Library)...

Brindley, Mrs. L. J. (person)

Wert, John William, 1843? -, soldier, clerk. (person)

Morgon, Will H., soldier, medicine salesman. (person)

Rothert, C., fl. 1865 (person)

McCulloch, Susan Maria (Man) (person)

Lindley, Ernest Hiram, 1869-1940 (person)

Green, James Albert, 1862-1955 (person)

Hale, Will T. (Will Taliaferro), 1880-1967 (person)

Will T. Hale was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1880 to Foster Kirksey and Nettie Pope Hale. Developing an early appreciation for English literature, he graduated from his local high school in 1898 and then began his collegiate education by first attending Vanderbilt University where he earned his A.B. and A.M. degrees in 1902. He then proceeded to Yale University where he graduated with his Bachelors from the School of Divinity in 1905. After this, he began his teaching career when he ...

Weaver, Joseph, Jr. (person)

Young Men's Christian Association of the State of Indiana. (corporateBody)

South, Mary Ellis, 1880-1968 (person)

Barlow, Ames & Co., merchants, tailors, and dealers in lumber (corporateBody)

Deutsche Gegenseitige Feuer-Versicherunge-gesellschaft von Indiana. (corporateBody)

Magann, Edwin W., fl. 1897 (person)

Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859 (person)

A native of New Jersey, Smith moved to Indiana and studied law. He served in the Indiana General Assembly, was prosecuting attorney for the third judicial district, and later served in the U.S. House and Senate. He founded the town of Yorktown in Delaware County. Smith spent the last years of his life in Indianapolis. From the description of Papers, 1826-1859. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 31906333 Oliver H. Smith, a native of New Jersey moved to ...

Garten, James E., fl. 1956 (person)

St. Ange de Bellerive, Louis, 1701-1774 (person)

Smith, J. R. (person)

Mickey, Rosie (Cheatham), 1939- (person)

Provost Guards (corporateBody)

Hershman, William Handford (person)

Brown, Basil, -1849, tavern owner. (person)

Brice, James G., soldier (person)

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 (person)

James Knox Polk followed a career path which was blazed by Andrew Jackson. Both men hailed from southwestern North Carolina. Both migrated to Tennessee, where they practiced law and entered politics, and both were elected president of the United States. As similar as their paths were, James Polk was a different personality from his fiery predecessor. His life and career were marked by a relentless pursuit of his goals instead of the dramatic aura that perpetually surrounded Jackson. The effect...

Farmers' and Merchants' Insurance co. (corporateBody)

Lane, Daniel, and Dunning, Mark (person)

Branigin, Roger D. (Roger Douglas), 1902-1975 (person)

James K. Beck (person)

Morrison, Catherine Morris (person)

Custis, William H. B., 1814- (person)

Wylie, Theophilus Adam, 1810-1895 (person)

Minister, Reformed Presbyterian Church; Indiana University professor and administrator. From the description of Theophilus A. Wylie papers, 1814-1992 (bulk 1830-1895). (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 54807345 ...

Cunningham, J. B. (person)

Carson, R. B., agent (person)

Isham, William S., 1898-1961 (person)

Wright, Ann, fl. 1831 (person)

Peleg, Lewis, fl. 1830 (person)

Swearingen, Grace. (person)

Methodist Protestant Church. Conferences. (person)

Indiana. State Bank. Ft. Wayne Branch. (corporateBody)

Grant Teel (person)

Ingle, John (person)

General Washington Johnston (person)

Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862 (person)

Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Indiana Infantry. 34th regt. (corporateBody)

Sparks, William Tennis, 1849-1938 (person)

Brier, William. (person)

Wilson, James, 1825-1867 (person)

Royal Templars of Temperance. (corporateBody)

Feightner, Harold C., -1969 (person)

Born in 1892 in Huntington County, Indiana, Harold C. Feightner was an authority on state and federal politics. He worked as a newspaper reporter and editor in Indiana from 1913 to 1934. In 1934 he became executive director of the Indiana Brewers Association, a position he held until 1967. Throughout his life Feightner associated professionally and socially with Indiana politicians and was regarded in these circles and by members of the media as an authority on state and county government. Gover...

Nicholson, Meredith, 1866-1947 (person)

Nicholson was an Indiana author; he served as the U.S. Envoy to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. From the description of [Letter] 1912 May 23, University Club, Indianapolis [to] William Wallace / Meredith Nicholson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300034819 Nicholson was born in Crawfordsville, Ind. and lived in Indianapolis. An author, diplomat, and lecturer, he was active in Democratic politics; served as minister to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua; and publish...

Bray, William G. (William Gilmer), 1903-1979 (person)

Crume, Moses (person)

Indiana State Library (corporateBody)

Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834 (person)

Jonathan Jennings, a Delegate to Congress from the Territory of Indiana, later Governor of Indiana from 1816 to 1822. David G. Mitchell, a Representative from Harrison County, Indiana, and Senator from 1836 to 1839. From the description of Jonathan Jennings letters to David G. Mitchell, 1807-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162105 Jonathan Jennings, a Delegate to Congress from the Territory of Indiana, later Governor of Indiana fr...

Cravens, Samuel R., Clerk, Green County, Ind. Circuit Court. (person)

Hunt, William, 1696-1753 (person)

Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x000295 Epithet: Worshipful Master of Lodge 224 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0001b4 Epithet: of Sloane MS 403 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001031.0x000294 ...

White, Frank Allan. (person)

Indiana infantry. 3rd regt. (corporateBody)

Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 (person)

Lawyer, public official, and author from Indiana. From the description of Papers of William Dudley Foulke, circa 1470-1952 (bulk 1868-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063216 A native of Pennsylvania, William D. Foulke moved to Texas as a rancher, living at Melissa Ranch, Mountain Home, and Kerrville. In 1889, Foulke was arrested for murder, but the charges were dismissed the next year. From the guide to the Foulke, William D. papers 87-022., 1886-1891, (Do...

Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Eastern Traction Co. (corporateBody)

Mayfield, Leroy Sam., 1841- (person)

Morgan, Will H., soldier, medicine salesman. (person)

Lockyear [family], (family)

Badollet, John, 1757-1837 (person)

Garman, Harry Otto, 1880-1952 (person)

Magann, Edwin W., M. D. (person)

Hogston, Alfred. (person)

Allen, C. T., lawyer. (person)

Bainbridge Male and Female Academy (corporateBody)

Co. C., 5th regt., Indiana volunteers. (corporateBody)

Yeager, John, Jr. and Yeager, Margaret (person)

Ray, Frederick Lucien, 1867- (person)

Trueblood, Josiah, 1796-1878? (person)

Fordham, Elias Pym (person)

English civil engineer who at age twenty-nine (1817) emigrated to the new Birbeck colony at English Prairie in Edwards County, Illinois. A nephew by marriage to George Flower, a co-founder with Morris Birkbeck of the agricultural settlement, Fordham surveyed colony lands and assisted in the construction of dwellings, mills, etc. He later returned to England and engaged in a successful career as a civil engineer. From the description of Extracts from letters w...

Barlow, Ames and Co., merchants, tailors, and dealers in lumber. (corporateBody)

Macy, Albert William, 1853- (person)

Author. From the description of Letters, 1905-1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 40297693 ...

Barnett, Theodore, journalist. (person)

Marshill, Thomas (person)

Dorothy Russo (person)

Johnson, Henry, soldier (person)

Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877 (person)

Politician, reformer, and author Robert Dale Owen was born in Scotland; influenced by his father, he developed a strong interest in social reform. He moved to New Harmony, Indiana, where he joined the socialist community his father founded there, and he was active as an educator, editor, and author, including the first birth control pamphlet published in America. He next became active in politics, serving in the Indiana House of Representatives and later in the United States House, wh...

Collins, Grace Elizabeth Mitchell, 1896-1983 (person)

Grover, O. H. P., fl. 1843 (person)

Birch, Jessee Setlington (person)

Turner, J. F., 1870? - . (person)

Second Prairie Creek Church (corporateBody)

Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957 (person)

Indiana-born American book designer for the Riverside Press. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Danbury, Conn., to Mary Herrick f the Boston University Library, 1950 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270865113 Bruce Rogers (1870-1957), American typographer and book designer. From the description of Photoengravings used in The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, 1955. (RIT Library). WorldCat record id: 435687901 From the description of ...

W. H. Terrell (person)

Leatherwood Mills (corporateBody)

Snapp, John F., miller and dealer in lumber. (person)

Forest History Foundation (corporateBody)

Forest Products History Foundation began as a special project of the Minnesota Historical Society in 1946. Renamed American Forest History Foundation in 1953, Forest History Foundation in 1955, and Forest History Society in 1960. From the description of Forest History Foundation oral history interviews, 1958-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77782414 ...

Gorman, Willis Arnold, 1816-1876 (person)

Willis A. Gorman was born January 12, 1816 in Fleming County, Kentucky, the son of David and Elizabeth Gorman. The family moved to Bloomington, Indiana in 1836 where Willis studied law at Indiana University. He was elected to the Indiana legislature when he was 23 and served five terms. He enlisted as a private in the Third Indiana Volunteers when the war with Mexico broke out and was elected a major in June 1846. After the regiment returned home he organized the Fourth Indiana Regi...

Elmore, James B. (James Buchanan), 1857-1942 (person)

Emerson, Frances E., Comp. (person)

Knox, Julia Le Clerc, 1871? -1965 (person)

Hoover, David M., fl. 1925 (person)

Crumbaugh, Fred. (person)

DePauw University (corporateBody)

Indiana. State Bank. Terre Haute Branch. (corporateBody)

Shields, Robert William, 1918- (person)

Law, John E. (John Easton) (person)

Epithet: of Lauristoun, nephew of the financier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x000140 Epithet: of Lauriston, Governor of the French possessions in India British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x00013f Epithet: Controller-General of French Finance 1720 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...

Morrison, Ellan J. (person)

Bowen, Otis R. (person)

Senate, State of Indiana (corporateBody)

Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820 (person)

British-born American architect best known for his design of the United States Capitol and other public buildings in the United States. -- Joseph Donath was a Philadelphia merchant who is best remembered for supplying glass to Thomas Jefferson. From the description of [Letter] 1805 Sep. 19, Ironhill, Del. [to] Jos. Donath & Co. / B. Henry Latrobe. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245178736 British-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, most famous for designing the ...

Stewart, John Lee, 1910- (person)

Banta, D. D. (David Demaree), 1833-1896 (person)

David Demaree Banta was born on May 23, 1833 and died on April 9, 1896. He received two degrees from Indiana University, BS in 1855 and an LLB in 1857. Banta received a LLD from Franklin College in 1888. Banta married Melissa Elizabeth Riddle Perrin on June 16, 1856, and the couple had three children. In 1857 he began practicing law in Franklin, Indiana. Other assignments included district attorney for a common pleas court (1858-60, 1862-64), principal of the Monroe County Female Seminary, trust...

Smith, Edward, fl. 1864 (person)

Korbly, Charles Alexander, 1871-1937 (person)

Conlin, James W., teacher. (person)

Wiley, Allen (person)

Baird, Samuel, fl. 1795 (person)