Scope and Contents
This collection contains various items related to Washington County, Indiana, including photostat copies of the constitution, reports, and other documents of the Salem Indiana Peace Society from 1818 to 1829 and undated; a typed abstract of information regarding indentured servants in the county from 1828 to 1891 compiled by Claude E. Cook in August 1966; a typewritten copy of "Highland's Country," a historical sketch written by Lillie E. Trueblood in August 1936 for the Washington County Historical Society; typewritten transcriptions made in 1939 and 1940 of the road records of the county commissioners from 1817 to 1823; and photostat copies of "Pioneer Women of Washington County, Indiana," a collection of stories presented by members of the Christopher Harrison Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution in the 1920s and during the club year of 1950-51.
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.
Washington County, Indiana was established in January 1814 and named for George Washington. Salem, the county seat, was also established in 1814. Other communities in the county include Campbellsburg, Fredericksburg, Hardinsburg, Little York, Livonia, New Pekin, and Saltillo.
IN.gov. "My Local: Washington County." Accessed October 22, 2021. https://www.in.gov/core/mylocal/washington_county.html.
Washington County, Indiana. "About Washington County, Indiana." Government: Washington Co. Trending. Accessed October 22, 2021. http://www.washingtoncounty.in.gov/government/washington_co_trending/about_washington_county_indiana/index.php.
0.04 Cubic Feet (4 folders)
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