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Caleb Anderson Papers
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
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Revised by: Jennifer Duplaga, 2004
Caleb H.R. Anderson was born in Virginia around 1814. He and his wife Barbara had three children. Anderson held several jobs, including as a cabinet maker and a flour mill operator. Later, he and his brother ran the Ladoga Woolen Mills Co. in Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana. Anderson died sometime after 1880.
Sources: Ancestry Plus. 7 Dec. 2004
This collection contains the diaries of Caleb Anderson (1875, 1881, 1884-1885), in which he recorded the weather, prices, and his accounts. It also includes family letters and business papers; the correspondence of John T. Anderson regarding his work as an agent of the Louisville, New Albany and Chicago Railroad in Ladoga (1864-1865); and John T. Anderson's record book of good woven at the Ladoga mills (1882-1887).
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1875 C.H.R. Anderson diary
1882 Ladoga Woolen Mills account book
1884 C.H.R. Anderson diary
30 Jan. 1850 Stock purchase certificate for Anderson for the New Albany and Salem Railroad Co.
11 Oct. 1859 ALS to Mitchell and Rammelsberg from John C. Anderson
11 Oct. 1859 Picture of a chair
10 Dec. 1859 ALS to Mr. Anderson from Miss Dyer
31 Mar. 1864 Music program for the Ladoga Seminary
19 Aug. 1864 ALS to J. L. Anderson from B. Mastin
30 Sept. 1864 ALS to Mr. Anderson from B. Mastin
1 Dec. 1864 ALS to John from Charlie
12 Dec. 1864 J. Anderson from B. Mastin
20 Dec. 1864 ALS to B. Mastin from J. Anderson with a newspaper article on antidotes
30 Dec. 1864 ALS to J. Anderson from B. Mastin
31 Dec. 1864
ALS to J. Anderson from B. Mastin.
7 June 1865 ALS to B. Mastin from J. Anderson
19 June 1868 ALS to Jon from C.H.R. Anderson
2 Mar. 1870 Check to B. A. Stover
17 Feb. 1870 ALS to Brother from C. Anderson
 Advertisement for Indiana Paper Co. with a map of Indiana
1878 Receipts from Hildebrand and Fugate Hardware and Cutlery Co.
1880 Accounting items for Ladoga Woolen Mills
Sept. 1883 Letter to the State of Indiana Circuit Court regarding Amanda Hill, Emma Knox, and David Knox
22 Mar. 1886 ALS to C.H.R. Anderson from J. M Brent
16 Feb. 1887 Creamery Company stock certificate
28 July 1887 Graduation program for Central Indiana Normal School
8 Jan. 1889 Certificate for the appointment of John Anderson as postmaster in Ladoga
n.d. Calling card
n.d. Two advertisements for the Ladoga Woolen Mills Co.
n.d. J.C. Elston calling card
n.d. Invitation by the seminary teachers
n.d. Two newspaper clippings for trains and train schedules
Size of Collection: 2 folders
Collection Dates: 1856-1889
Provenance: C.W. Ballard, Roachdale, Indiana
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None