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The Resource Pierce-Krull family papers

Pierce-Krull family papers

Label
Pierce-Krull family papers, 1834-1963
Title
Pierce-Krull family papers
Inclusive dates
1834-1963
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Family correspondence; writings, including musical compositions, articles, lectures, speeches, memoirs, and unpublished novel; financial records; scrapbooks; land documents; genealogical materials; school records; programs; pamphlets; and newspaper clippings. Persons represented include Winslow S. Pierce (1819-1888), physician in Illinois, California, and Indianapolis (1840s-1888), California state comptroller, and businessman involved in real estate, railroad development, and Democratic Party politics in Indiana; his son, Henry Douglas Pierce (1848-1929), lawyer and businessman, of Indianapolis, Ind., who was a director of railroad companies in Indiana and New York, a director of Nicaragua Maritime Canal Company, and a journalist writing on European and South American affairs, and his wife, Elizabeth (Vinton) Pierce; their children, Douglas Pierce, and Theresa Vinton (Pierce) Krull (1877-1963), Indianapolis clubwoman, journalist, lecturer, and writer, and her husband, Frederic Krull (1876-1961), Indianapolis singer, voice instructor, and composer; other members of the Pierce, Krull, and Vinton families; and members of the Moore family of Ellisville, Geneseo, and Rock Island, Ill
  • Topics include student life at Princeton University (1865-1866), Harvard Law School (1906-1908), and Vassar College (1871-1874), as well as the work of Vassar alumnae in women's suffrage and training nurses for World War I service; family matters in Yuba City, and elsewhere in California, Illinois, Indianapolis, Madison, and Shelbyville, Ind., and Columbus and St. Louis, Mo.; real estate and railroad interests in Indiana; state and national Democratic Party politics, particularly in regard to Thomas A. Hendricks (1819-1885); a proposed interoceanic canal across Nicaragua; involvement in various Indianapolis organizations, including Indianapolis Propylaeum, Indiana Federation of Clubs, and Indianapolis Woman's Club (literary club); travels (1880s) in Europe and California; events in Europe, South America, and Nicaragua; and historical, genealogical, and patriotic interests. Correspondents include George S. Boutwell, Eli Lilly, Horatio Seymour, and Elihu B. Washburne
Cataloging source
ISL
Citation location within source
entry B-281
Citation source
Described in: A Guide to Manuscript Collections of the Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Library / by Eric Pumroy (1986)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canals
  • Canals, Interoceanic
  • Law schools
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Nurses
  • Patriotism
  • Railroads
  • Real property
  • Universities and colleges
  • Universities and colleges
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women in war
  • Women's colleges
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • California
  • Columbus (Mo.)
  • Ellisville (Ill.)
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Geneseo (Ill.)
  • Indiana
  • Nicaragua
  • Rock Island (Ill.)
  • South America
  • United States
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • Canals
  • Canals, Interoceanic
  • Law schools
  • Literature
  • Military participation
  • Music
  • Nurses
  • Patriotism
  • Politics and government
  • Railroads
  • Real property
  • Travel
  • Universities and colleges
  • War work
  • Women
  • Women in war
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women's colleges
  • California
  • Europe
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • New York (State)
  • Nicaragua
  • South America
  • United States
Label
Pierce-Krull family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/475
Instantiates
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21087540
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid in the repository.
Extent
26 boxes
Lccn
91799359
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28411904
  • (OCoLC)28411904
Label
Pierce-Krull family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/475
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21087540
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid in the repository.
Extent
26 boxes
Lccn
91799359
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28411904
  • (OCoLC)28411904

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