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Franklin County collection

 Collection — Folder: S1664
Identifier: S1664

Scope and Contents

This collection contains information dealing with the history of Franklin County, Indiana and the town of Laurel, Indiana. Also included are the account books from a general store in Metamora, Indiana.


  • 1839-1918

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

Franklin County, Indiana was founded in 1811 and named for Benjamin Franklin. Source: Baker, Ronald L. and Marvin Carmony. Indiana Place Names. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975.


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 records transfer from the Franklin County Clerk on 1970/01/24.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2007/03 by Barbara Hilderbrand. Finding aid updated 2015/11/20 by Edyth Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2018/06/05 by Lauren Patton.
Franklin County collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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