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Carroll County collection

 Collection — Folder: S1652
Identifier: S1652

Scope and Contents

This collection includes an October 31, 1929 half-page handwritten historical sketch regarding the ownership of The Delphi Journal newspaper and a copy of a six-page typewritten historical sketch prepared by Flora Gros Bradshaw for the Delphi Old Settlers Association meeting on August 14, 1948.


  • 1929-1948

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

Carroll County, Indiana was established in 1828 and named for Charles Carroll, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. French traders had first visited the area around 1670 and the first permanent settlers arrived in 1824. Delphi is the county seat and the only community designated a city in Carroll County.


Carroll County, Indiana. "Information: County History." Accessed October 8, 2021.

City of Delphi, Indiana. "The City of Delphi." Accessed October 8, 2021.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Flora (Mrs. W. H.) Bradshaw on 1949/03/20.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/10/12 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/10/12 by Laura Eliason.
Carroll County collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.