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Processed Collections - F

Processed Collections - F
Fadely, James P., 1953- . Papers, 1987-1991 M 0651, OM 0317, CT 0703
Failey, Majie Oral History Interview, June, 2013 SC 3202, DVD 1052-1053
Failey, Mary. Notes on Riley  SC 0562
Fairbanks, Charles W. Letter, 1899 Feb. 17 SC 2640
Fairbanks, Charles Warren. Papers, 1876-1928 M 0100, BV 1150-1169, BV 2546-2553, BV 3309-3325
Fairbanks, Charles W. Papers addition, 1896-1918 SC 3405
Fairbanks, Robert C., ca. 1887-1951. Papers, 1898-1918 M 0101
Fait, C.G. Copying book SC 1832
Falender and Efroymson Records, 1883-2005 M 0848, OMB 101
Fall Creek YMCA Collection, 1923-2002 M 0849, OMB 0429
Family Service Association of America Records Addition, 1951-1973 M 1266
Family Service Association of Indianapolis. Records, 1879-1971 M 0102, BV 1170-1232, BV 1243-1249, BV 2004-2018, OM 0123
Family Service of Central Indiana. Records, 1911-1971 (bulk 1960s) M 1220 
Fangmeier, Julia Strain. Papers, 1933-1992 M 0637
Farmer, Lillian Indiana Centennial Project, 1916  SC 3061 
Farnham, John H. and Evelina. Portraits, ca. 1820s, ca. 1959 P 0652
Farquhar, John Hanson Civil War Letter, 11 April 1863 SC 2761
Farquhar, William. Deeds and Diary, 1809-1850 SC 0563
Farrington, Wright and Gookins. Letter 1838 Aug. 20 SC 0564
Fast, Orlando J. Letter, 14 March 1864 SC 3537
Father Marquette Monument Papers, 1930-1932  SC 2900
Faucett, Abel J. Letters to and from Elmira Fellows, 1836-1838, 1841-1864 SC 0566
Faucett, George W. Letter, 1862 July 18, Co, D., 14th Regiment SC 0565
Faucett, Thomas. Diaries, 1873-1881 M 0103
Fauntleroy, Jane Owen Letter, 21 December 1835  SC 2978
Fay, James A., fl. 1839-1851. Papers, 1842-1851 SC 2417
Fayette County (Ky.) Wheelwright's Account Book, 1819-1826 SC 2216
Featherstone, Ray. Collection, 1930s, n.d. M 0737
Federation of Associated Clubs (Indianapolis, Ind.) Records, 1937-1978 M 0429
Fee, James Frank. Letters, 1861-1865 SC 0567, F 0089
Feemster, Allison M. Papers, 1800-1964 M 0104, BV 3283-3285
Feeney, Al. Letter, 1949 Dec. 3 "John Dillinger still alive" SC 0568
Feigenbaum, Dr. Harvey Oral History Interview, 10 May 2012  SC 3095, DVD 0668-0669 
Feightner, Harold Papers, 1966  SC 3050 
Feightner, Harold C. Collection, n.d.-ca. 1958 P 0396
Feil, Catherine Schulte. Letters, 1861-1893 SC 2227
Felton, Jacob, b. 1817. A short sketch of the life and times of Jacob Felton, ca. 1893 SC 1828
Felton, Rosalie F. Collection, ca. 1967-2007 M 0993, OM 0487, DVD 0178-0179
Female College of Indiana (Greencastle, Ind.) Program of closing exercises SC 0569
Ferdinand, Indiana Collection, ca. 1965-1981 SC 3371, OM 0641
Ferguson-Wiese Family Papers, ca. 1830-1991 M 0723, OM 0087
Ferree, John H. Letter, 1863 May 9 [to] Dr. Laughlin O'Neal SC 0570
Ferrall, James D. Diaries, 1851-1852 BV 2484, BV 2485
Ferrill, Kim Charles. Photographs, 1988-2000 P 0720
Ferris, Benjamin Franklin. Diary, 1863 SC 0571
Fetty, Arnold H., Jr. and Sr. Collection, 1897-1926 SC 3011 
Fielden, Joseph F. Letter, 1864 Aug. 15 SC 0573
Fields. Green B. Papers, 1865-1920 SC 2748
Fifer, William. Letter and sheet of biographical information SC 0574
58th Regiment Indiana Volunteers. Muster roll, 1865 June SC 1820
57th Indiana Infantry Regiment Records, 1862-1865 M 0037
Fifty-Third Indiana House of Representatives Autograph Album, 1883  SC 3092 
Figley, Martha Helmke. Bender family history SC 0572
Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874. Fillmore family papers, 1835-1938 SC 2400, OM 0311
Fillmore. Charles M. (Charles Millard), 1860-1952. Letter 1940 Aug. 2, Indianapolis, Ind. [to] W.T. Lawson, Danville, Ind. SC 2236
Finch, J.G. (James). Letters giving account of trips SC 0575
Fine, Earl Leland, 1896-1918. Papers, 1914-1931 M 0566, OM 0250
Fine, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Letters, 1944 SC 2914
Finton, Hiram. Civil War letters, 1865 SC 2724
Finton, John. Letters and biographical information SC 0576
First Congregational Church (Indianapolis, Ind.) Records, 1926-1958 SC 2178
1st Indiana Heavy Artillery Regiment Records, 1861-1865 BV 3052
First Presbyterian Church (Ind.) Correspondence SC 0849
First Presbyterian Church. Photograph, 1902 P 0747
First Presbyterian Church (Delphi, Ind.) Records, 1916-1933 SC 2549
First Presbyterian Church (Indianapolis, Ind.). Records, 1909-1963 SC 2179
First Presbyterian Church (Indianapolis, Ind.). Time Capsules Collection, 1839-1902 M 0771, OMB 0088, F 1694
First Regular Predistinarian Baptist Church of Jesus Christ (Crawfordsville, Ind.) [History] SC 1833
Fischer, Carol and Helen Harrell Oral History Interview and Transcript, 2014 SC 3354, DVD 1197-1203
Fishback, William P. (William Pinkney). Papers, 1852-1901 SC 2413, OM 0314
Fisher, Carl R., 1918. Letter, 1918 May 22 SC 1704
Fisher, Henry. "Easel Monument," Co. F, 16th Regiment SC 0577
Fisk, Earl. Membership list of veterans from Comp. no. 48 of the Spanish-American War SC 1739
Fisk, T.G. Letter, 1843 March 27 SC 0578
Fitch, Mary Louise, 1830-1875. Papers, 1839-1860 SC 1872
Fitzgerald, Desmond, 1846-1926. Papers, 1857-1903 M 0105, BV 1255
Flanner House (Indianapolis, Ind.) Laundry School Instructions, 1937 SC 2692
Flanner House Records, ca. 1906-1979 (bulk 1940-1960)  M 0513, OM 0435, OMB 0035, R 2378 
Flanner House. Slides and Audio, ca. 1969-2013 P 0736, DVD 1500-1504
Flanner, Henry Beeson, 1820-1863. Papers, 1803-1884 M 0106, OM 0024
Flanner, Hildegarde. Papers, 1920-1977 M 0107
Flanner, William Journal, 1819-1889 SC 3003 
Fleck, Henry. Letters, 1941-1945 M 0765
Fleming, Mary Lou Robson. Research notes about Jacob Schnee, 1807-1984 SC 1951
Fletcher, Asa. Fire insurance policy, 1832 Dec. 24 SC 0579
Fletcher, Calvin Family Materials, ca. 1852-1970s SC 2976
Fletcher, Calvin (1798-1866) Papers, 1817-1917 M 0108, BV 1256-1267, 1968-1970, 1980, F0185P-0193P, 0194N, OM 0091
Fletcher, Calvin, Jr. Family Collection, ca. 1850-1977 P 0120, OM 0483
Fletcher, Calvin, Jr. Letters, 1897  OM 0592 
Fletcher, Elizabeth M. Papers, 1891-1912 M 1027 
Fletcher, Emily Beeler (Mrs. Calvin Jr.) Family papers, 1825-1918 M 0479, BV 2181-2203, BV 2330-2336, F 0182-0184
Fletcher, James Cooley, 1823-1901. Letters, 1894-1901 SC 1765
Fletcher, James Cooley, 1823-1901. Letters, 1864-1879 SC 1766
Fletcher, Julia Constance. Letters, 1884-1888 SC 0580
Fletcher, Marie Louise (Bright). List of names and addresses of Indianapolis citizens in 1890s. SC 0581
Fletcher, Stephen Keyes Materials, 1882; 1897 OM 0643
Fletcher, Wilson. Letter, 1865 July 2 SC 0582
Flint, Francis. Letter, 1864 Apr. 21, Bellefont, Ala. [to] Orpha Francis, York Centre, Ind. SC 1203
Flint, Pvt. Gustin Letter, 24 June 1864 SC 2780
Flooding in Indiana. Oral History Project, 2009-2010 DVD 1402-1423
Floyd County (Ind.) New Albany school documents, 1844-1875 SC 0331
Floyd County (Ind.) County boundary documents, 1844 SC 0333
Floyd County (New Albany, Ind.) Program of Lincoln campaign club, 1860 SC 0328
Floyd County (New Albany, Ind.) Collection of essays SC 0329
Floyd County (New Albany, Ind.) New Albany papers, 1807-1864 SC 0330
Floyd County (New Albany, Ind.) Receipts, 1824 SC 0332
Fodrea, David. Letter, 1863 April 23 [to] John Beals SC 0583
Foerster, Charles, 1829-1912. Papers SC 0584, ART
Fohl, Robert Russell, 1883-1978. Five historical papers, 1941-1944 SC 0585
Folger, Benjamin Franklin. Collection, 1829-1929 M 0109
Folk, Christian, 1808-1895. Letter, 1849 July 28, Wheeling, Va. [to] Christian Folk, Prairieville, Clinton County, Ind. SC 2225
Foltz, Herbert W. Post Cards, 1882-1885  SC 3101 
Foltz, Herbert William, 1867-1946. Papers, 1905-1933 M 0110, OM 0116
Fonseca, Bryan Oral History Interview and Transcript, 23 January 2015 SC 3333, DVD 1129-1131
Ford, Lee Ellen. Papers, 1929-1985 M 0469
Ford, Margaret Jackson Materials, 1905-2000 M 1275, OM 0629
Fordyce, William Franklin, b. 1836. Civil War Diary, 1862-1864 SC 2041
Foredice, Sanford, 1835-1905. Papers, 1855-1905 SC 2283
Forsyth, Constance E. Collection, ca. 1900-2002 M 0981
Forsyth, William. Papers, 1863-1985 M 0691, OMB 0066
Fort Benjamin Harrison Construction Album, May-September 1917 P 0214 
Fort Benjamin Harrison Photographs, ca. 1917  P 0558 
Fort Benjamin Harrison (Ind.) Property Records, 1894-1987 M 0626, F 1125-1163
Fort Massac Depositions. Depositions, 1795 April 15, regarding theft of provisions SC 1840
Fort Wayne Central High School. Photographs and Ephemera, ca. 1929-1991 M 1376, OM 0673
Fort Wayne College Photographs, ca. 1878-1881 P 0360
Fort Wayne Indiana Agency. Letterbook, 1808-1815 SC 1779
Fort Wayne Jewish Federation Records, 1932-1981 M 0843, OM 0423
Fort Wayne Refugee Project. Report, 1999 SC 3444
40th Indiana Infantry Regiment, Company E Battle Roll, ca. 1865 SC 2531
Fortnightly Literary Book Club Collection, 1927-2007 M 0585
Fortnightly Literary Book Club Addition, 1995-2015 M 1318
Fortnightly Literary Club Records, 1885-2005  M 1185, OM 0593 
Fortune Project, William. Interview transcripts SC 2254
Fortune, William Papers, 1877-1938 M 0462, BV 2859-2863, OMB 0005
Fortune, William. Project, 1990 SC 2303
Fortville and Noblesville Turnpike Company Ledger, 1867-1886  BV 5140 
44th Indiana Regiment Association. Records, 1861-1938 M 0417, BV 3531
49th Indiana Regiment. Alteration List, 1861-1863 SC 3529
Fosdick, A.C., fl. 1840s-1870s. Papers, 1838-1905 SC 2345, OM 0275
Foster, Fannie. Papers, 1933 SC 2713
Foster, John Letter, 26 May 1862 SC 2846
Foster, John W. Letters, 1872-1875  SC 3023 
Foster, John Watson, 1836-1917. Letter, 1887 April 6 [to] Ben Austin SC 0586
Foster, Jonathan Bond. Letter, 1838 Nov. 2 SC 2275
Foster, Matthew, 1800-1863. Pike County ancestors of John Foster Dulles SC 0587
Foster, William, fl. 1852. Letter, 1852 April 6 [to] "friends" SC 1623
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935. Letter, 1919 Aug. 25 [to] Mr. Bobbs SC 0588
Fountain County (Ind.) Notes of Cyrus Rush on early surveyors SC 0334
Fountain County (Ind.) Coal Creek community and church of God SC 0335
14th Army Corps Document, 17 December 1862 SC 3246
Fourth Indiana Battery Veteran Association. Records SC 0589
Fouts, Sarah Ann Fryberger, 1824-1881? In memoriam SC 0590
Fowler, M.D. Drawings, 1868 SC 0375
Fox, Charles L. Family Papers, 1847-1892 M 1288
Fox, Henry Clay, 1836-1920. Papers, ca. 1890-1920 M 0558
Fox, JoAnn Donation, ca. 1910-1998 SC 3216
Fox, O. James. Collection, 1945-2002 P 0266, BV 3559
Fox, Rev. John P., 1831-1921. Papers, 1861-1921 M 0562
Framer, John, 1789-1838. Correspondence, 1837-1838 SC 2045
Flint, Francis, fl. 1862-1865. Letter, 1864 Apr. 21, Bellefont, Ala. [to] Orpha Francis, York Centre, Ind. SC 1203
Francis, Ola. History of the Hazel Dell Monthly Meeting, 1957 SC 1799
Franklin County Agriculture Society (Franklin County, Ind.) Certificates, 1835-1837 SC 2220
Franklin County (Ind.) business records, 1825-1905 M 0514
Franklin County (Ind.) Indenture between Samuel Murphy and Jesse Slithers, 1832 SC 0336
Franklin County (Ind.) Trustees report of condition of schools and school property, 1877 SC 0337
Franklin County (Ind.) Tilten and Hendricks of Oldenburg collection SC 0338
Franklin County (Ind.) Documents, 1814-1852 SC 0339
Franklin County (Ind.) Documents, 1856-1873 SC 0340
Franklin County (Ind.) Documents, 1814-1873 SC 0341
Franklin, Josie E., b. 1856. Record book, 1874-1896 SC 2372
Frantz, Dr. George Arthur Collection, 1887-[1990] M 1035 
Franz, Dr. John P. Photographs, ca. 1870-1930 P 0719
Fraser, Dwight, 1836-1915. Papers SC 0591, OM 0153
Frash, Michael. Civil War diary, Oct. to Dec. 1864 SC 0592
Frauer, Hermann E., b. 1841. Apothecary records, 1875-1901 SC 2373
Frazier, Martha English Cartes de Visite Collection, 1850-1870s  P 0020 
Frazier, Wilbur and Lois Archey Family Photographs, 1900-1985 P 0506, SC 2882 
Frederick, Julius R. Papers, ca. 1874-1978 (bulk 1881-1904) M 0806, OM 0411
Frederick, Robert A. Railroad Photographs, 1891-1980s P 0486
Free and Accepted Masons of Indiana. Versailles Lodge No. 7. Papers, 1844-1853 SC 0593
Freeland Family. Collection SC 0594
Freeman Family. Collection, 1848-1985 SC 3460, OM 0689
Freeman, George D. and Gilbert M. Brooke. Correspondence, 1863-1864 SC 3419
Freeman, Julian Collection, 1932-1978 M 0356, OM 0463, F 1712
Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Indiana Document, 1826 SC 2395
Freemasons. Louisville Lodge No. 72 (Louisville, Ind.) History, ca. 1960 SC 2176
Freetown Village: Seamstress, Washerwoman, Barber, Rootwoman, 1998 SC 2693
French Lick Springs Hotel. Scrapbooks, 1926-1927 BV 3202-3208
French Verses SC 0598
French, Alice Moore, 1863-1934. Papers, 1892-1941 M 0458, OM 0057
French, Alpheus C. Civil War letters, Co. I, 20th Regiment, 1862-1864 SC 0595
French, Daniel, Papers, ca. 1796-1816 M 0493, OM 0312, F 1361
French, James Robertson, 1825-1918. Collection SC 0597
French, James. Letter, 1847 Sept. 30 SC 0596
Fribley, Jane S. (Jane Stout). Papers, 1975-1987 M 0546
Fried, Frederick G., b. 1840. Civil War Memoir, 1862-1865 SC 2034
Friend, Jacob H. Letter, 1846 Sept. 9 SC 0599
Friend's Boarding School (Richmond, Ind.) Circular SC 0600
Friends Educational Fund for Negroes. [Financial statement] 1945 April 30 SC 1866
Friendship League and Woman's Press Club of Indiana Records, 1903-1916 (Bulk 1913-1916) BV 2488
Fritsche, John T. Collection, 1885-1961 SC 3259, OM 0631
Froebel School Boycott Petitions, ca. October, 1945  SC 3154 
"From Pioneering to Persevering." Manuscript, 2004 SC 3431
Fryar, Harold Materials, ca. 1964-2007  OM 0552
Frybarger, George Account Book, 1832-1833  BV 5105 
Frybarger, William W. Papers when Frybarger was commander of Camp Carrington SC 0605
Fry-Rhue. Papers, 1843-1969 M 0111, OM 0026
Fulk, Corinne M. Materials, 1888-1918 M 1055 
Fuller, Benjamin. Letter, 1834 Jan.-Feb. 23 [to] Abigail Ann Fuller SC 0607
Fuller, John L.H. Papers, ca. 1840-1962 M 0112, F 0203
Fuller, Nathan T. Civil War diary, Co. F, 44th Regiment, 1861-1863 SC 0608
Fuller, Oliver H. Correspondence SC 0606
Fults, Joseph. Letter, 1861 Nov. 5 SC 0609
Funkhouser, Charles Benton. Papers, 1862-1936 (bulk 1882-1896) SC 2632, BV 3186
Funkhouser, Glenn and Henry Greene Oral History Interview and Transcript, 2014 SC 3336, DVD 1212-1214
Furrow, J.G., fl. 1857. Letter, 1857, Terre Haute, Ind. [to] Amelia Furrow, Franklin [Indiana?] SC 2366
Fussell, Solomon. Letter, 1843 SC 2107
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