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Processed Collections - D

Processed Manuscript and Visual Collections - D
D. McCulloch's Sons (Louisville, Ky.) Records, 1887-1889 SC 2578
Daggett family architectural firm records, 1869-1977 M 0576
Dailey, Annie Bogan. Friendship album, 1860-1882 BV 0093
Daily, Mr. & Mrs. Claude, Letter, April 1945 SC 2779
Daily, David W. Papers, 1796-1886 M 0078, F 0159
Dale Family. History of the Dale family / Oliver Dale, 1910 SC 0478
Dale, Albert P. Civil War letter, 1862 SC 0476
Dale, Alexander. Letters, 1847-1853 SC 0477
Dalton, Test, 1877-1945. Papers, 1901-1945 SC 2065
Dame, Joseph H. World War II Journal, 1943-1944 SC 2497
Daniel, Ian. Oral History Interview, 9 February 2017 SC 3476, DVD 1143-1145
Daniel, John, 1793-1840. Estate Accounts, 1840-1841 SC 2004
Daniels, Gerri Oral History Interview and Transcript, 2016 SC 3345, DVD 1146-1148
Daniels, J.J. Specifications M 0365
Daniels, Joseph. Papers, 1814-1917 SC 0479
Daniels, Joseph J. and His Indiana Covered Bridges, 1958  SC 3042 
Daniels, Wylie Johnston, 1888-1951. Papers, 1850-1940 M 0548
Dant, H.M., Royalty book, 1907-1941 SC 2651
Darby, Orange V. Collection M 0079, BV 0998-1006
Darlington, Frank Graef. Letters, 1862-1913 SC 0482
Datzman, Richard C. Diary transcript, 1942-1943 SC 3514
Daugherty, William Wirt Letter, 27 April 1864 SC 2839
Daughters of the American Revolution Arthur St. Clair Chapter Records, 1903-2003  M 1164, OM 0586 
Davenport, Russell W. Letter, 1944 Nov. 30 to Dr. George Frantz SC 0481
Davidson, Fleming. Notebook, 1815 SC 0483
Davidson, Lawrence Henry. Collection, 1865, 1895-1926 M 0081, OM 0018, OM 0165
Davidson, Margaret Scrapbook, 1914-1917  BV 4981 
Daviess County. History of Washington; the Brook v. Hager case SC 0310
Davis Family. Photographs, ca. 1884-2002 P 0710
Davis, A.R. Lantern Slides, ca. 1890-1900  P 0016 
Davis, Billy, 1838-1922. Collection, 1913-1993 SC 2382, BV 2680-2682, F 1190
Davis, Charles C. Civil War letter, 1863 SC 0484
Davis, Elmer. Letters regarding origin of the term "Hoosier Statesman" SC 0485
Davis, G.F. Letters, 1863 SC 0486
Davis, James, fl. 1863. Papers, 1863; n.d. OM 0277
Davis, James Clark Letters, 1937-1947 SC 2858
Davis, Jefferson Columbus, 1828-1879. Collection, 1847-1880 M 0080, OM 0362
Davis, Jefferson. Letter, 1886 to Mrs. Emma E. Peck SC 0490
Davis, Jesse. Letters, 1918-1919 SC 1769
Davis, John G. Papers, 1831-1865 (Bulk 1854-1858) M 0082, F 0161-0163
Davis, John Wesley. Letter, 11 July 1841 SC 0487
Davis, John Wesley. Letter, 2 June 1845 SC 2790
Davis, John, fl. 1776-1820. Davis family papers, 1776-1895 M 0501
Davis, Joshua. Letter, 20 August 1984 SC 3538
Davis, Mary E. Estate Materials, ca. 1860-1951 P 0518 
Davis, Mary Myers Letters, ca. 1871-1892, 1950  M 1132 
Davis, Virgil E. M 0083, BV 1055-1073, OM 0019
Dawes, Richard E. Thesis and Research, 1918-1962 M 1386, OM 0677
Dawson, Charles M. Scrapbook, 1943 OMB 0169
Dawson, Harry, 1862-1916. Papers, 1894-1925 M 0333, BV 1893-1894, OM 0082
Dawson, Reuben J. Letter, 1848 regarding political campaigns of Luce and Douglass SC 0488
Day, John, 1840-1926. Papers, 1858-1956 M 0357
Day, Silas. Manuscript SC 0489
Day, Vincent H. Family Collection, 1834-1994 M 0772, BV 3446-3448, OM 0396
De La Hunt, Thomas James. Papers, 1916-1921 SC 2304
Deacon Family Papers, 1837-1889 M 0084, BV 1018
Deam, Charles C. Papers M 0412
Dean Family. Papers, 1788-ca. 1920 M 0085, OMB 0093, BV 1074-1082
Dean, Argus. Family papers, 1835-1917 SC 0491
Dean, James. Collection ca. 1947-1954, 1989 P 0422
Dean, Zachariah, 1824-1863. Letters, 1862-1863 SC 1950
Dearborn County. Hamline Chapel Methodist Church notes SC 0312
Dearborn County. Justice of the Peace record, 1836 SC 0311
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. Orders SC 1697
DeBartholt, Sarah. Letter, 1831 to Lindsay & Blakiston publishers SC 0492
Deb-ette Club Records, 1937-1986 M 0898
Debs, Eugene V. Papers, 1881-1940, 1972 SC 0493
DeCamp, Samuel E., 1860-1866. Family papers, ca. 1859-1945 SC 2655, ART
Decatur County. Court cases and letters, 1833-1861 SC 0313
Decatur County. Court summons, 1854-1860 SC 0314
Decatur County. Miscellaneous papers SC 1711
Decatur County. Register of physicians, 1881-1885 SC 0315
Decatur Township Cemetery Index, 1996-1997 SC 3369
Deck, John Edward Military Commission, 1865  OM 0555 
Deckelbaum, Nahoma F. Collection, ca. 1916-1971 SC 2888, OM 0577 
Deed of Emancipation by Thomas Clay, 1823 OM 0480
Defrees, James M. Letter, 1853 to Tom B. Ward SC 0494
Defrees, John P. Letter, 1848 to H. White SC 0495
Defunct Indianapolis Colleges Photographs & Materials, 1957-1961 P 0619
DeKalb County. Auburn manuscript diary SC 0317
DeKalb County. Notes for the History of Spencerville by Dr. Willis Carey SC 0318
DeKalb County. Tax receipts of John Felkins, 1844 SC 0316
DeLaney, Ann M. Oral History Interview, 2012  SC 3123, DVD 0703-0704 
Delaplane, Margaret L. Scrapbooks and letters M 0318, OM 0174
Delaware County Tuberculosis Association (Ind.) Records, 1919-1968 SC 2046
Delaware County. Muncie (Ind.) Brochure, 1888 SC 0322
Delco-Light Plant Company Meeting Photograph, 1921 P 0600
Delphi Old Settler's Association. Program from the 94th meeting, 1948 SC 0496
Democrat Riot, Indianapolis, Letter, May 1863 SC 2851
Denbin, E.N. Letter, 1850 October 9 SC 1713
Dennis, Mark Drawings, 1940-1958 P 0625
Denny, George. Letters from Republicans, 1932-1942 SC 0497
Denny, Gilbert H. Civil War letters, 1861-1863 SC 0498
Denny, William N. Civil War letter, ca. 1863 SC 1924
Denton, John H., d. 1893. Letters, 1863-1864 SC 2575
Denton, Phil. Oral History Interview, 7 January 2015 SC 3459, DVD 1341-1345
Denton, Winfield K. (Winfield Kirkpatrick). Papers, 1894-1970(bulk 1946-1947) M 0681, OMB 0064, BV 3167-3175
DePalma, John Letter, 22 October 1935 SC 2886
DePauw University Collection, Ca. 1900-Ca. 1920s P 0479
Deppert, Paul W. Papers, 1943-1975 M 1034 
Deputy, William. Speech and notes, 1875-1885 SC 1758
Derrick, Harrison. Letter, 1862 Jan. 30 SC 0499
DeSellum, John T. Letter to President Harrison, 1889; 2 poems, 1888 SC 0500
Deshon, Robert Indiana County Courthouses 35mm Slides Collection, 1975 P 0636
Design Printing Company. Posters, ca. 2000 P 0672
Dethridge, Luvena Wallace (Mary Luvena Wallace), 1894-1988. Papers, 1927-1954 M 0523, OMB 0056
De Vannieck, Minnie. Diary, 1901-1902 SC 2669
DeVelling, C.T. (Charles Theodore). Family papers, 1862-1948 SC 2602
Dewees, George W. Letters, 1828 SC 0501
DeWolfe, Joseph E. Civil War Documents, ca. 1862-1863  SC 3009, OM 0539 
Dexheimer, H.P. / Lawrence H. Beitler Collection, ca. 1897-ca. 1930 P 0379, M 0838, BV 3503-3505
Dialogue Today Records, 1984-2000 M 0775
Dialogue Today (Indianapolis, IN) Addition, 2009 SC 3233
Diamond Chain Company Papers, 1890-1993 M 1019, OMB 0132, BV 4432-4446
Dickenson, Tine Letter, 2 December 1900; 2009 SC 3237
Dickerson, S. Letter to family, 1842 SC 0502
Dickey, Hugh A. Diary-account book, 1855-1857 SC 0503
Dickey, Robert, fl. 1847-1852. Letters, 1847-1852 SC 2103
Dickinson, Jesse L. (Jesse Lee), 1906-1982. Collection, 1911-1986 M 0532, OMB 0063
Dickman, Charles, fl. 1862-1870. Letter, 1870 SC 2430
Dickson Place title abstract, 1871-1888 SC 2435
Dietz, Peter W., 1808-1893. Diary, 1834-1835 SC 1645
Dill, James. Bill for mileage traveled, 1813 SC 1670
Dillin, Judge S. Hugh Papers, 1962-2001 M 0874
Dillman, Frank Collection, 1911-1973 M 0914, CT 2026-2058
Dillon, John B. Letter, 1852 to I.L. Williams SC 0504
Diltz, Amos K. Family papers, ca. 1874-1913 SC 1664
Dinsmore, Francis M. Treasury Dept. certificate, 1863 SC 0505
Dion, Robert Oral History Interview and Transcript, 2016 SC 3351, DVD 1184-1188
Dirks, Edward F. WWII Collection, 1940-1953 M 1300
Disability Income Insurance Company. Records, 1935-1960 M 0603
Dixon, Simon Y. Civil War diary, 1862-1863 SC 0506
Doan, Abel, 1843-1915. Papers, 1836-1961 M 0443, OMB 0036
Dobson, Richard, b. 1840. Papers, ca. 1907; n.d. SC 2066
Dobson, James A. C. Family. Collection, 1864-1923 P 0375
Dodd, John W., b. 1820. Letter, 1846 July 20 SC 1767
Dodge Manufacturing Company. Letter, 1888 SC 3490
Dodge, J.V. Letter, 1840 to Louis Bristol SC 0507
Dogherty, Russell. The inclined plane at Madison, Indiana, 1985 SC 1968
Dolan, Virginia IPS Photograph Collection, ca. 1947-1984  P 0232 
Dole, William Palmer. Letters, 1836-1861 SC 0508
Donelson, Ruth Ebner Materials, 1884-1968  M 1120 
Donnell, Samuel. Journal of Mississippi River trip, 1806 SC 0509
Dooley, Rufus. Papers, 1855-1922 (Bulk 1855-1866) M 0383
Dorn, Dorothy Evelyn Taggart Materials, ca. 1942-2001  SC 3125  
Dorn, John P. SC 1791
Dorsey, Martha W. Biography of Sarah Patience SC 0510
Dorsey, Nicholas. Letter, 1833 to General David Reynolds SC 0511
Douglas, Stephen Arnold, 1813-1861. Letter, 1856 June 21, Chicago, Ill. [to] W.J. Brown, Indianapolis, Ind. SC 2104
Douglass, Samuel W. Papers, 1838-1944 M 0086
Dowling, Dr. Henry McCabe, 1805-1852. Papers, 1820-1852 SC 2327
Dowling, John. Papers, 1829-1878 M 0087
Downey Family papers, ca. 1776-ca. 1949 SC 0814
Downey, Virtea Washington, 1913- . Papers, 1913-1985 M 0511, BV 2497-2498, OM 0333
Downtown Indianapolis Buildings. Photographs, 1982 P 0664
Downtown Indianapolis Sites and Architecture. Photographs, ca. 1980-1985 P 0707
Dowsman, George B. Letters, 3 September 1862 SC 2881
Dragoo, John. Civil War letters, 1862 SC 0512
Drake, Eugene F. Camp Morton Photographs P 0388
Dramatic Club (Indianapolis, Ind.) Records, 1889- M 0646, OMB 0033
Dreiser, Theodore. Papers, 1919, 1927, 1933-ca. 1940 SC 0513, BV 1019
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906. On the banks of the Wabash, far away: manuscript, 1898 SC 2412
Druschel, John. Letters SC 0514
Dryden, Clarence A. Papers, 1815-1963 M 0038, OM 0020
Dubin, Arthur D. Railroad Collection, ca. 1847-1999 M 0818
Dublin & New Castle Turnpike Company. Papers, 1831-1839 SC 0516
Dubois County. Buck Shoal's Silver Mine of the 1880's / Julius Buettner SC 0321
Dubois County. German Church Records, 1852-1995 BV 5358-5360, DVD 1378
Dubois County. Papers M 0057
Dubois County. Pioneers of the Catholic faith in Dubois Co. / George R. Wilson SC 0320
Dubois County. Telephone Company records, 1896-1898 SC 0319
Dubois, C.C., papers 1933 SC 2712
Dufendach-Wessel-Eulenstein-Blemker Family. Photographs, ca. 1903-ca. 1920 P 0745
Duffield, Charles. [Letter], 1829 March 14, [to] G.L. Binkley, Pickaway Co., Ohio Charles Duffield. SC 1812
Dufour, John J. et al. Outline of the establishment of a colony of Swiss which later became Switzerland County, 1803 Jan. 20 SC 1687
Duke, Columbus. D. 1863. Letter and certificate, 1862-1986 SC 2057
Dumont, Julia L. M 0088
Dunbar Court Apartment Building Photographs, ca. 1923 P 0610
Duncan, Fred and Jim Luce Oral History Interview and Transcript, 2014 SC 3350, DVD 1164-1168
Duncan, John S. Wedding invitation and obituary SC 0517
Dunlap, James B. Sketch of Hiram Moorehouse 1830; Land cultivation statistics, 1872 SC 0518
Dunlavy Family Collection, 1830-1957 M 1148, BV 4987-4988 
Dunn, Caroline. Papers, ca. 1870-1992 M 0667, OM 0099
Dunn, Charlotte Elliott Jones. Talk for contemporary club anniversary meeting, 1940 SC 0519
Dunn, George Grundy, 1812-1857. Family papers, 1836-1924 M 0090, OM 0105, BV 1083-1124, BV 2679
Dunn, George H. Letter, 1837 to Col. J. Watson Webb SC 0520
Dunn, Geraldine Guthrie. Memoirs of Indianapolis Public School 50 SC 1734
Dunn, Geraldine Guthrie. Washington Street United Methodist Church, 1888-1974 SC 1735
Dunn, Jacob Piatt. Collection, 1812-1947 M 0089, BV 1125-1128, F 0173
Dunn, Jacob Piatt. Succession of LS Ayres & Company SC 1759
Dunn, William H. Civil War letters, 1862-1863 SC 0521
Dunn, Williamson. Appointment, 1820 SC 0522
Durbin, Winfield T. Letter, 1903 to Lawrence F. Bower SC 0523
Duret, John B. Diary, 1837 SC 2105, F 0174p
Durham, Austin, d. 1863. Civil War letters, 1862-1863 SC 1965
Durham, James H. Pay Voucher, 1862  OM 0530
Durham, Jesse B., 1788-1850. Letter, 1822 Oct. 8, Vallonia, Ind. [to] Samuel L. Carr, Charlestown, Ind. SC 2616
Durham-Milburn. Collection M 0091
Dusch Drug Store. Formulary Books and Records, 188-?-1989 M 0594
Dwinnell, Solomon Ashley, fl. 1835. Journal, 1835 SC 2106
Dwyer, Anne Faussett. Letters, 1837-1863 SC 0525
Dwyer, Daniel. Notebook, 1839-1843 SC 0526
Dye, John T., 1835-1913. Letters, 1857-1864 SC 2490
Dynes-Pohlman Lumber. Photographs, 1924 P 0751
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