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White County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1710

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the trustee's record book for Jackson Township, White County, Indiana containing entries ranging from 1867 to 1880. Also included is a copy of "Mansion of Memories," the script for the Wolcott Centennial Pageant that was presented in June 1961. Written by Dale T. Sheets and directed by Dolores English, Peg Martin Correll, and Ralph Helseth, the pageant script was photocopied and had numerous handwritten notes added to it prior to its duplication.


  • 1867-1880, 1961

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

White County, Indiana was established in 1834 and named for Colonel Isaac White, one of the volunteer soldiers killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe. The county has twelve townships: Big Creek, Cass, Honey Creek, Jackson, Liberty, Lincoln, Monon, Prairie, Princeton, Round Grove, Union, and West Point. Cities and towns in the county include Monticello, the county seat, and Brookston, Burnettsville, Chalmers, Monon, Reynolds, and Wolcott.


State of Indiana. "My Local: White County." Accessed October 27, 2021.

White County Historical Society. "Naming of the County." Accessed October 27, 2021.


0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

The record book in this collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Cecil McConahay on 1968/06/06.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/10/27 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/10/27 by Laura Eliason.
White 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.