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Indiana State Library 

 

This online collection comprises documents, photographs, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and other materials from the Small Collections of the Indiana State Library Rare Books and Manuscripts Division. The repository currently holds over 3,300 small collections related to Indiana’s people, places, and events on the topics of agriculture; business and industry; church history; communities and neighborhoods; education; ethnically- and racially-identified groups; families; government; medicine; military affairs; notable Hoosiers; the Northwest Territory; organized labor; politics; professional associations; religion; social services; transportation; and women. Moreover, these collections constitute part of the largest collection of Civil War items in the state. The physical collection continues to grow and materials are added to this online collection periodically.

 

The collection includes materials from the following small collections:

 

S0025: John C. Anderson Letters

S0067: Jerry Barker Letters

S0085: Mrs. K. L. McGill Collection

S0292: John M. Conyers Collection

S0308: D. P. Craig Collection

S0418: Absalom and Jesse Shields Elliott Papers

S0626: Heineken Family Papers

S0638: Patrick Henry Letters

S0664: Merica Evans Hoagland Papers

S0786: Kipp Brothers Company Leather Postcard

S0856: William R. Lowes Civil War Letters

S1009: Isaac Naylor Papers

S1144: Karl John Schoen Collection

S1303: J. C. Thompson Papers

S1504: American Chemical Society, Indiana Section Collection 

S1559: Seneca-Shawnee Indian Census

S2609: Civil War Envelopes

S2691: Civil War Vicksburg Letter

S3144: Advertising Cards Collection

S3390: Ronnie K. Thompson U.S.S. Bennington Collection

S3391: Henry and Sarah Conn Correspondence

 

OB003: Julius C. Walk Certificate

 
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