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Box 1

 Container

Contains 61 Collections and/or Records:

Documents, 1859 - 1977

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: 1859 - 1977

News clippings

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, File 1
Scope and Contents Clippings of various length and dimensions related to New Harmony or the Owen family. Arranged by size.
Dates: 1824 - 1937

Circular from Office of the Indiana Survey, September 18, 1859

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 2, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: September 18, 1859

Report of Committee Meeting regarding establishment of an educational institution, September 14, 1865

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: September 14, 1865

Congressional Report regarding statue of Robert Dale Owen at the Smithsonian, May 11, 1888

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents Report number 2091 from the House of Representatives, 50th Congress, 1st Session
Dates: May 11, 1888

Imagery, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: undated

Photographs

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: undated

David Dale Owen woodcut

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: undated

New Harmony lithograph

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14, Item: 2
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4, File 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents New Harmony "drawn after nature" for Herrmann J. Meyer (artist unknown)
Dates: undated

Rapp House lithograph

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14, Item: 3
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4, File 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents "The late Residence of Mr. Rapp, New Harmony, Indiana" published by P. Price Jr. for the Ariel.
Dates: undated

Thomas Say print

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 14, Item: 4
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 4, File 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents Photo reproduction of a print captioned "Thomas Say One of the founders of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philada. Born in Philadelphia July 27th 1787. Died at New Harmony Oct 10th 1834."
Dates: undated

New Harmony Information and Research, 1902 - 1980s

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: 1902 - 1980s

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.
Dates: 1914 - 1980s

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...
Dates: 1902 - 1938

William Hepburn correspondence, March 26, 1934 - August 9, 1938

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 5, File 4
Scope and Contents Correspondence related to the acquisition and transcription of New Harmony materials by William Hepburn as Librarian of Purdue University.
Dates: March 26, 1934 - August 9, 1938

Community Life in New Harmony promotional materials, circa 1905 - 1906

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 5, File 2
Scope and Contents Flyer and brochure for lectures on New Harmony by Caroline Creese Pelham, focused on her illustrated lecture "Community Life in New Harmony."
Dates: circa 1905 - 1906

New Harmony collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145
Scope and Contents The New Harmony collection 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.
Dates: 1820-1980s

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 Willard, and one letter from Robert Peter.
Dates: 1859 - 1860

Richard Owen Letters, 1860 - 1887

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents Seven letters written by Richard Owen and sent to members of his family, including brother David, nephew Alfred, wife Anne, and sons Eugene and Horace.
Dates: 1860 - 1887

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.
Dates: 1863 - 1869

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.
Dates: 1872 - 1890

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.
Dates: December 15, 1845

Letters to General William Twigg, 1820 - 1849

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents Letters
Dates: 1820 - 1849

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 Willard, and one letter from Robert Peter.
Dates: April 11, 1859

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 Willard, and one letter from Robert Peter.
Dates: March 2, 1860