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Contains 60 Collections and/or Records:

New Harmony Information and Research

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.

Imagery

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.

Newspapers, 1824 - 1937

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.

Pamphlets, 1914 - 1980s

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 5, File 3
Scope and Contents Includes promotional pamphlets; Program from the 1914 Centennial Celebration; Report and Recommendations of the New Harmony Memorial Commission meeting on December 26, 1938; history of the 'Golden Rain Tree'; and guides of interesting sites at New Harmony.

Owen Family Trees, 1977 and undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 2, File 1
Scope and Contents This file contains two Owen family trees: a reproduction of family tree titled "Owen Family in America" compiled by Josephine Mirabella Elliott, 1977; undated, untitled handwritten family tree.

Publications, 1902 - 1938

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 5, File 1
Scope and Contents "The New Harmony Communities" by George Browning Lockwood, 1902.Photocopy of Chapter VIII "The Story of New Harmony" from "Centennial History and Handbook of Indiana" by George S. Cottman, 1915.Photocopy of "The American Conchology: A Venture in Backwoods Book Printing" from "The Colophon: A Quarterly for Bookmen" by R.E. Banta, 1938.  Article focuses on Thomas Say but includes information about Lucy Sistare Say and the Owen family.Typescript of "A Sketch of...

Correspondence, 1820 - 1890

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.

David Dale Owen Letters, 1859 - 1860

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letters to Richard Owen, 1863 - 1869

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 3
Scope and Contents Five letters written to Richard Owen, three from his brother David Dale Owen and two from Indiana Governor Conrad Baker.

Richard Owen Writings, 1872 - 1890

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 4
Scope and Contents Three miscellaneous writings of Richard Owen, one a copy of letters sent to Humboldt and Governor Joseph Wright of Indiana, one an estimate of expenses, and the third a notated draft of an open letter relaying Owen's history of political involvement.

Note by Robert Dale Owen, December 15, 1845

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents One note to the Commissioner of the Land Office enclosing a letter. Contents of enclosed letter unknown. Also includes note from Forest Sweet, dealer who sold the note to William Hepburn, Purdue University Librarian, in 1936.

Letters to General William Twigg, 1820 - 1849

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 5

Letter from George D. Wagner to David Dale Owen, April 11, 1859

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from David Dale Owen to George D. Wagner, March 2, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from George D. Wagner to David Dale Owen, March 18, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from David Dale Owen to George D. Wagner, April 6, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from George D. Wagner to David Dale Owen, April 15, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from David Dale Owen to George D. Wagner, April 22, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of an original letter.

Letter from George D. Wagner to David Dale Owen, May 2, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from David Dale Owen to George D. Wagner, May 8, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from David Dale Owen to George D. Wagner, July 9, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from David Dale Owen to Gov. Ashbel Willard, April 6, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents Handwritten copy of an original letter.

Letter from Robert Peter to David Dale Owen, November 1, 1860

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the File: Eleven letters sent to and written by David Dale Owen. Nine letters from correspondence with G.D. Wagner, one handwritten copy of a letter to Governor Williard, and one letter from Robert Peter.

Letter from Robert Dale Owen to Richard Owen, June 16, 1861

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 3, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the File: Five letters written to Richard Owen, three from his brother David Dale Owen and two from Indiana Governor Conrad Baker.

Letter from Robert Dale Owen to Richard Owen, July 14, 1863

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Item: 2
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 3, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the File: Five letters written to Richard Owen, three from his brother David Dale Owen and two from Indiana Governor Conrad Baker.