Personal and business letters of Reuben Hyde Walworth; letters of his first wife Maria Ketchum Averill Walworth; letters of his second wife, Sarah Hardin Walworth. Papers of Ellen Hardin Walworth (1832-1915), including scrapbooks on the D.A.R., Mothers' Club, and Women's War Relief during the Spanish-American War; also monographs on patriotic topics, diaries, and poetry. Transcripts of the trial of Francis Walworth for the murder of his father Mansfield Walworth in defense of his mother, Ellen Hardin Walworth. Civil War letters of members of the Hardin family of Indiana and Kentucky, including Lemuel Hardin who fought for the Confederacy and Martin Hardin who fought for the Union
Letters, diaries, account books, order books, muster rolls, and other papers related to the careers of several members of the Hardin family as lawyers, soldiers, real estate investors, and politicians, primarily in Kentucky (ca. 1786-1830) and Illinois (ca. 1831-1923), and to family relationships and roles of women. Early papers deal with property holdings, John Hardin's quartermaster's account book (1777-1779) during the Revolution, and the Spanish and American Indian opposition in Kentucky (1793-1794). Correspondents include Thomas Jefferson, Edmund Randolph, Anthony Wayne, and Henry Knox. Martin D. Hardin's papers concern his law practice at Frankfort (ca. 1800-1823), politics, and militia in the War of 1812. Correspondents included Henry Clay, Abraham Hite, James Morrison, and Charles A. Wickliffe
Correspondence concerning the Kinderhook plates; the Clay vs. Van Buren presidential campaign; the repeal of the Nauvoo City Charter; the burning of Carthage; incidents in Hancock County; the Latter-day Saints' preparations to leave Nauvoo; and various movements of the militia troops. The minutes of an October 2, 1845 public meeting of the citizens of Hancock County concerning their resolve to force all Mormon and Mormon sympathizing office holders to relinquish county offices is also included. Rough manuscript of "The Mormon Theocracy in Illinois 1840-5" by Ellen Hardin Walworth
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This collection includes correspondence, chiefly 1890-1908 but also dating back as early as 1862, of Flora (Adams) Darling (1840-1910) concerning her founding of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the Revolution, and the U.S. Daughters of 1812.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Raymond L. Weeks Papers consist primarily of correspondence regarding his experience as a scholar in Romance languages, philology, and phonetics Also included are poetry, postcards, reprint articles, scholarly writings, newspaper clippings, photographs, and royalty statements. The collection was processed shortly after it was accessioned in 1955 and was arranged into three series: Correspondence, Miscellaneous, and Pamphlets. The collection was reprocessed in 1995. Cha ...
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE Correspondence, writings, and research materials of Clarence W. Alvord relate to his career at the universities of Illinois and Minnesota, abroad, as the founder of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, and editor of the Mississippi Valley Historical Review. Idress Head Alvordâs papers consist of her private manuscript collection; writing files; materials documenting her genealogical work, activities in patriotic and social organizations, and employment with the ...
The Madeline R. McQuown papers (1803-1976) contain some of McQuown's research and works. While the collection does contain some of McQuown's more personal works, such as some of her poetry, the collection deals mainly with her research. Her research was focused on Brigham Young and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church).
Scope and Content Books, pamphlets, periodicals, printed ephemera, and other publications having to do with the history of localities throughout the United States, but with more material on Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky than on other places.