Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
Speech by Abraham W. Hendricks to the Union Literary Society of Hanover College at the graduation exercises of the society, 19 August 1847. He discusses the history of freedom and liberty in the United States, looking at the Magna Carta, the American Revolution, the feudal system in England, primogeniture, land ownership, wealth, and equality of rights
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
An agreement, dated 12 August 1834 between Richard C. Talbott, Nathaniel Bayless, James C. Graham, and Elmer Gale and the Hanover College Board of Trustees, which allows them to manage a boarding house for Hanover College students. Mentioned in the agreement is that there will be no sale alcohol on the premises
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
Seven woodblock prints on paper showing Buddhist deities, ca. 1890-1910. They include New Year's Eve God, Stars of Heaven God, God of Hidden Things of Earth, God of the Dead, God of Affliction, God of the Star of Literature, God of the Vermilion Clothes
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
Letters written to riverboat pilot Capt. George Benedict, primarily from his his wife Lucy and his sister Peggy. Topics of this correspondence includes family news, religion, alcoholism of Benedicts's father, travel by river, deaths, marriages, diseases, measels, and the loneliness and isloation they feel while Benedict is away. His business partners also send information about the state of the business, the purchase of a new boat and river levels
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
Letter from Caroline Coulter of Crawfordsville, IN to John Coulter dated 7 February 1864. She discusses family news, illnesses, the presbyterian church, her brother preaching in Madison, IN and Indianapolis, and local news and events in Crawfordsville. Surnames mentioned in the letter include Dunn, Mack, Maxwell, Johnson, Blair, Crowe, Grant, Blythe, Hovey, and Garritt
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
The Charles Alling diary describes Alling̀•s experiences from September 1883 to December 1884 while as a student at Hanover College. With almost daily entries, Alling discusses his educational, social, and relational opportunities at Hanover. He discusses frankly his interests in studies, his feelings for fellow students and professors, and gives insight into education and social activities at Hanover in the 1880s
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
Correspondence, dated 1892-1895, by D.W. Fisher while serving as president of Hanover College. This correspondence touches on all aspects of college administration, including faculty, curriculum, student behavior and discipline, advising, and finances
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
The Dan King papers documents King's involvement with Hanover College as a student and alum. These items include a copy of the student newspaper "The Triangle" 18 January 1935; Western Union telegram from Phi Delta Theta congratulating on graduating; an invitation to tea at Phi Delta Theta, 6 March 1938; Hanover College Diploma of Dan Madison King, 1938; four Hanover College newsletters, 1937-1938; and John E. Horner Inauguration Program, 1959. The collection also contains essays written by King while a student. They include "The Reform Movement in England From 1827 to 1837," "Romanesque Architecture In Europe," "The History and Evolution of Buddhism by Dan King, Religions of Mankind," and "Ben Johnson.".
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
This collection contains loose family history pages from the Samuel Danner Bible located in the Duggan Library at Hanover College. The pages include birth and marriage information for the surnames Danner, Walters, Cain, and Sterrin from 1750-1838. Also included are a typed family history, ca. 1971, and a photograph of an unidentified man, ca. 1910-1920
Hanover College - Agnes Brown Duggan Library
Civil War militia recruit appointment for David Brown, dated 14 August 1862. Brown was appointed by F.F. Mayfield to act as his deputy in recruiting soldiers for the Union Army from the area around Hanover, IN. F.F. Mayfield was appointment ed by the Indiana Governor to recruit soldiers from Jefferson County (Ind.). The second half of the document is an oath signed by David Brown, in which he declares his allegiance to the United States and to recruiting soldiers for military duty. Document is signed by the clerk, David G. Phillips