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Processed Collections - P

Processed Manuscript and Visual Collections - P
P. B. Martin's Shop Photograph, ca. 1900 P 0511
Pabody, Ezra Fitch SC 1172
Pace, Archie Collection, ca. 1926-1931 M 1247, OM 0620
Padou Family. Photographs, ca. 1880-1923 P 0692
Palmer Family Papers, 1865; 1918-1948 M 1018, OM 0503
Palmer, Coby. Oral History Interview, 2 February 2015 SC 3442, DVD 1398-1400
Palmer, Frederick SC 1689
Palmer, John R. Papers, 1863-1905 SC 1173, OM 0494
Palmer, Joseph E. Papers and Photographs, ca. 1947-1980 M 1361, OM 0668
Palmer, Nathan B. SC 1852
Palmer, William B. Collection, 1951-1990 P 0206, OM 0505
Palmer, William R. SC 1174
Palmer's, Katie Photographs of Robert F. Kennedy's Visit to Indianapolis, 4 May 1968 P 0123
Parish, Sharon Cisco. Bay-Cisco family papers, 1904-1995 SC 2538
Parke County SC 0399
Parke County SC 0400
Parke County Conservation Clubs Minute Book, 1940-42  SC 3109 
Parke, B. and Prince, William SC 1175
Parke, Benjamin. Letter, 26 January 1811 SC 3493
Parke, Benjamin. Papers, 1816-1818 SC 1692
Parker, Benjamin SC 1176
Parker, Charles SC 1177
Parker, Daniel SC 1178
Parker, Henry C. Papers SC 2454
Parker, Isaac SC 1179
Parker, James S. Civil War Discharge Paper, 1865 SC 3019 
Parker, Lucille Memory Book SC 2474
Parker, Samuel W. SC 1180
Parker-Sawyers, Paula Papers, ca. 1974-2004, 2016  M 1214 
Parkison, William SC 1181
Parks Family SC 1182
Parle, John Papers SC 2556
Parrish, William N. SC 1702
Parry Manufacturing Company Collection, 1887-2010 (Bulk, 1890s-1920s)  M 1144, OM 0573 
Parsons, Benjamin, Amos W., and George W. SC 1183
Parsons, Chase Prescott Papers, 1858-1887 SC 1184
Parsons, George W. M 0224
Parsons, William Wood Papers M 0504
Parvin, Theophilus SC 1185
Patten, Harrison H. Civil War diary, 1861-1862 SC 0197
Patterson, Alexander B. SC 1186
Patterson, Amos W. M 0355, BV 1915-9
Patterson, Frances O. Papers, 1862-1969 M 0470
Patton, David Henry SC 1754
Patton, John A. Papers, 1903-1988  M 0845, OM 0431
Patton, W.C. (William Campbell) Civil War Diaries, 1862-1864 M 0968
Patton, William Thompson Diary, 1862-1864 SC 2904
Paul, Dorit Oral History Interview, 2011 SC 2930, DVD 0242-0243 
Paul, Gerald Oral History Interview, 2011 SC 2929, DVD 0244-0245
Paul Harris Stores, Inc. Collection, 1971-2001 M 1021, OMB 0127, BV 3784, CT 2152-2153
Paul, John et al SC 1684
Paul, William S. SC 1187
Paul-Leukhardt Family Collection, ca. 1894-1922  P 0548 
Paull, George Torrance SC 1978
Payette County Baptist Church SC 1937
Payne, Jessie M. SC 1188
Payne, Jonathan SC 1189
Payne, Lesley SC 1190
Pearson, Edwin P. SC 1934
Peat, David. Collection, ca. 1881-1952 P 0321
Peat, David Wilbur SC 2128
Peck Family Papers SC 2529
Peck, George Washington SC 1191
Peckham, Lewis SC 1192
Peddle, Juliet Drawings, 1941-1950 P 0195
Peed, Washington Franklin SC 1193
Peelle, Stanton J. Letter, 1888  SC 3073 
Peelle, William A. SC 1194
Peerless Bread Machine Company Correspondence, 1920-1937 SC 2895 
Pegg, Lydia J. M 0223
Pence Family Papers, 1881-1921 M 0812
Pendergast, A.W. Letters and Photographs, 1938 SC 3433
Pendley, Trent D. Collection, 2005-2006 M 0927
Pendley, Trent D. Collection, ca. 1996-2003 M 1014 
Pendley, Trent D. Collection, ca. 2000-2016 M 1325, OM 0642
Penn, Robert Hull Letters, 1936-1985  M 1206 
Pennington, James and Nicholson, Thomas SC 1195
Pennsylvania Railroad Elevated Track Construction Photographs, 1918-1923 P 0383
Pennsylvania Railroad Switching Yards Moving Images, 1949-1953  P 0488, DVD 0120 
Penny, Clarence. Reminiscences, 1998 SC 2670
Penny, Elijah SC 1196
People Like Us Softball Team Collection, 1989-2015 SC 3215
Peppertown, Indiana SC 2139
Perkins, Rodney C. M 0369
Perkins, Samuel Elliott Family Collection, 1835-1947 M 0225
Perry County SC 0401
Perry County SC 0402
Perry County SC 0403
Perry County Indiana Auditor Document, 20 June 1843  SC 2979 
Perry, Edythe School Day's Record Book, ca. 1915-1917  SC 3127 
Perrysburg, Indiana Sunday School Ledger, 1853-1866 SC 2782
Perrywinkles Homemaker Club. Records, 1954-2013 M 1402
Pertuch Family Photographs, ca. 1880-1884, 1913 P 0554 
Peru, Indiana Copy Photographs, 1897-1898  P 0148 
Peru, Indiana Negative Collection, ca. 1890s-1940s  P 0248 
Peru Sentinel Printing Inc. Photographs, 1909-1983 P 0604
Peterson, Chester F. SC 1197
Peterson, Homer Leslie SC 1797
Peterson, Roger A. "Using County Records for Historical African American Research: Address at the Northern Indiana Center for History, South Bend, Sept. 13, 1999" SC 0515, CT 0783
Petty Family SC 1198
Peva, George SC 1199
Pew, William SC 1200
Phalin, Israel. Civil War letter, 1861 SC 0464
Phelps, Abraham M. Papers SC 2558
Phelps, Zophar SC 1201
Phemister, Lorena Materials, ca. 1925-2005  M 1088 
Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity Petition, Purdue University, November 25, 1904  SC 3136 
Philbrick, Jonathan SC 1202
Phillips, Charles W. SC 2260
Phillips, Eli Letter, 3 April 1865 SC 2880
Philon, Lois Patricia. Papers, 1970-1987 M 0773, OM 0397
Phipps, Katherine Anne SC 1796
Phyllis Wheatley YWCA M 0494, OM 0300
Pi Lambda Theta M 0392, OM 0385, BV 2037-40d
Pickett, Phineas Papers M 0051
Pierce Civil War Material SC 2300
Pierce Family Papers M 0226
Pierce, Charles H. SC 2300
Pierce, Francis SC 1204
Pierce, Gilbert A. SC 2078
Pierian Study Club Records M 0176
Pierson, James M. Confederate Prisoner of War Document, 1863 SC 2828
Pike Township Cemetery Index, 1996-1997 SC 3370
Pike, Zeubon SC 1206
Ping, Otto Collection, Ca. 1900-1975, 2006 (Bulk 1900-1940) P 0275
Pinnell, George Certificate of Sale SC 2620
Piñon, Raul and Rogelia. Latino Oral History Project Interview, 19 August 2016 SC 3473, DVD 1451-1453
Pioneer Painters of Indiana Collection, 1893-1957 M 0822
Pioneer Stump and Grub Extractor Patent Rights, 1861 SC 3360
Pipes, Dorothy D. Oral History Interview, 2015 SC 3195, DVD 0863-0865
Pittenger, John. Letter, 28 January 1863 SC 3389
Pitts, J. Milton SC 1207
Pitzer, Lawrence. Oral History, 1977 CT 2589-2590
Place, Wayne SC 1208
Plainfield Monthly Meeting of Friends SC 1802
Planned Parenthood Association of Central Indiana Records M 0468
The Players Records, 1906-2001 M 1302, BV 5231
Pleasant Run Children's Home, Indianapolis, Indiana Records Addition, 1974-2001  M 1228, OMB 0016 
Pleasant Run Children's Home Records M 0227, OMB 0016, BV 1700-1708, BV 1884-1885, BV 1910-1922, R 2534-2584
Plimpton, Thomas L. Slide Collection, 1980-2002 P 0145
Plough, William J. SC 1209
Plumb-Failey-Parrott Family Papers M 0003
Poague, T.A. SC 2137
Poe, Thomas Bueford Civil War Letters, 1864 SC 2756
Poetry Scrapbook SC 2608
Poets' Corner Inc. Materials, ca. 1941-1956 SC 3337, BV 5230
Pogue, George (1765-1821). Papers, 1802-1852 SC 1210
Pohl, Anthony. Papers, 1900-1901 SC 1323
Pokagon, Charles SC 1720
Polen, Calvin W. SC 1211
Political Parties - Republican SC 1212
Political Scrapbook SC 2517
Polk, Henry Clay. Civil War diary, 1864 SC 0042
Pollard, Francis Letter, 1862 SC 2715
Polley, Frederick Collection, ca. 1927-1953, n.d. P 0525 
Pollitt, Erastus Letters, 28 February 1864, 3 July 1865 SC 2840
Pollock, Charles SC 1850
Pond, Henry. Papers, 1863, 1879-1942 (Bulk 1879-1942) M 0751
Poor, John Ledger, 1796-1872 (Bulk 1796-1821) M 0925
Pope, George C. SC 1213
Porter and Pangborn Family Materials, 1773-1965 M 1059, BV 4912-4914 
Porter, Albert Gallatin Papers, 1759-1934 M 0396
Porter, Cole Letters, 1933-1949 SC 3362
Porter, Gene Stratton. Collection, 1843-1999 (Bulk 1910s-1930s) M 1235, OM 0617
Portfolio Club Records, ca. 1800-2005 M 0973
Posey County SC 0404
Posey County SC 1742
Posey County (New Harmony) Court Records SC 1963
Posey County Family. Records, 1846-2009, n.d. M 1423, BV 5396, DVD 1486
Posey, Thomas Collection M 0228
Posvar, Vladimer Papers M 0471
Potawatomi Indian Trail Resolution SC 2465
Potier, Pierre SC 1835
Potter, David and Ovid, Charles SC 1214
Potter, George A. SC 2049
Potter, Marlene SC 1877
Potter, William H. Family photographs ca. 1880s-1890s P 0435
Potts, Alfred F. Papers M 0561
Potts, James Papers M 0481
Pound, Thomas. Documents, 1865, 1867 SC 3505
Powell, Russell L. Materials, 1876-1984 SC 2805
Power, Jacob and Julius SC 1215
Power, Jacob B. Papers SC 2431
Power, Reuben H. Family Papers, 1863-1961 SC 1216, OM 0285
Power, Richard L. SC 1217
Powers, William Hapgood M 0385, BV 3286
Powner, Charles T. Collection, 1916 SC 2946
Prairie Trek Expeditions Records, 1926-1982 M 0390, BV 2692-2693, OM 0108
Prater, Harrison SC 1218
Prather, Agnes G. Fry. Scrapbook, 1881-1944 BV 5388
Prather, William H. SC 1219
Pratt, Daniel D. SC 1220
Pratt, Rev. William M. Diary Extracts, ca. 1839-1891 SC 3207
Prehistoric Antiquities of Indiana Photographs, 1937 P 0609
Prentiss, John W. SC 1642
Preservers of the Past, Indiana's County Historical M 0467
Presidential Election Tally Sheet, Carroll County, Ind., 1860 OM 0415
Preston, Charles B. Collection, Ca. 1900-Ca. 1967 P 0006, DVD 0121-0126 
Price, Robert J. SC 1221
Price-Moore Family Papers M 0701
Pritchet, John SC 1223
Prickett, Thomas SC 1222
Priest, Charles A. SC 1657
Prince, William SC 1224
Pritchard, Chauncey. Civil War Diary, 1864 SC 2688
Proctor, Walter G. SC 1846
Progressive Community Club Collection M 0531
Prominent & Leading Democrats Ledger BV 2658
Property of the Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting Society of SC 2443
Propylaeum SC 2180
Prosser, Daniel G. Letter, 1864 SC 3426
Prunk, Daniel H. Papers, 1862-1970 (bulk 1862-1867) M 0555, F 1668
Public Service Company of Indiana Posters, 1955-1956, n.d. P 0239
Pugh, Mattie Murle Tharp Diary SC 2483
Puhlmann, Frank L. SC 2244
Pullman Standard Car Manufacturing Company Photograph Album, 1941  P 0052 
Pumphrey Family Papers, ca. 1818-1926 SC 0741
Pumphrey, Silas. Letter, 1817 May 5, Dearborn County, Ind. [to] Jacob Zeller, Hagerstown, Md. SC 1225
Purdue University Band. Slides, ca. 1966-1970s P 0689
Purdue University Electrical Engineering Photograph Album, Ca. 1916-1920 P 0465
Purdy, George SC 1226
Purkiss, Stella Ruth Scrapbook and Papers, ca. 1912-1957 M 1311
Purssell, John T. SC 1227
Purviance Family Portraits and Photographs, Ca. 1860-Ca. 1910 P 0327 
Pusey, Frank SC 2032
Putnam County SC 0405
Putnam County SC 0406
Putnam County SC 0407
Putnam County SC 0408
Putnam County SC 0409
Putnam County SC 0410
Puttmann, John J. SC 1706
Pyle, Ernie Eye Witness Death Account Letter, 1999  SC 2989
Pyle, Ernie. Letter, 1944, Dec. 4 SC 0974
Pyle, Ernie Materials, ca. 1944-1946 SC 2869
Pyle, Ernie. Postmortem and Interment Photographs, 1945, 1949 P 0272
Pyle, Mary Jane SC 1874
The Pyramids Aerial Photographs Collection, 1985 P 0614
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