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Indiana State Library


Indiana State Library 
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2296


Conway, John B.
Papers, 1919-1965

Photocopies of Conway's diary kept while he served in the U.S. Navy in 1919 as well as a 1965 letter.

1 folder


Cretors, Frederick T.
Papers, 1924-1991

Papers of Frederick Taggart Cretors' career including Indiana State Police, Indiana Safety Council, Civil Defense and U.S. Navy materials. Also Shortridge High School class of 1930 and Butler University class of 1943 papers.

1 box and 1 oversize folder


Escott, Thomas H.

Autobiography of Commander Thomas H. Escott, including discussion of the U.S. Navy and his shipmates in his unpublished book White Hats to Scrambled Eggs.


Ford, Helen M.
Papers, 1864-1980

Family papers and photographs of the Ford family of Lafayette, Indiana.

5 boxes


Indiana, USS
Collection, 1887-1889

Two hat ribbons from USS Indiana, ca. 1887-1889.

1 folder


Logan, Kevin M.
Papers, 1991

Ten letters dated January-May 1991 from Kevin Mitchell Logan to his family in Marion, Indiana during the Persian Gulf War.

1 folder


Marshall, Charles B.
Papers, 1917-1954

Papers of Attorney Charles B. Marshall of Indianapolis.  Also includes Marshall's U.S. Navy Reserve files, 1917-1954, and his papers while serving as Administrative Director of the Public Welfare Department, 1934-1951.

18 boxes


McCrea, Henry
Papers, 1872-1873

The collection includes five logbooks kept by McCrea on USS Pensacola during the ship's cruise from San Francisco to Panama, Peru, and Chile between January 1872 and April 1873.

5 volumes


McGowan, John
Papers, 1832

Includes a listing of salaries for boat jobs with comparison with compensation paid by the U.S. Navy.


Preston, William M.
Papers, 1874

Life of assistant paymaster of the U.S. Navy as noted in the daily diary of William M. Preston, kept from May to December 1874.


Thompson, Richard W.
Papers, 1818-1900

The collection consists largely of correspondence, including documents relating to state and national Whig and Republican Party politics, letters from constituents during his terms in Congress, and Civil War correspondence.  His correspondence as Secretary of the Navy is included as well, and contains information on naval contracts and policies and letters from congressmen and others making recommendations for appointments.  Also in the collection are letters relating to the Panama Canal and his legal practice in Bedford and Terre Haute, Indiana.

2 boxes

Published: Thu Jun 26 13:00:39 EDT 2014