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Ohio County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder: S2092
Identifier: S2092

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the bylaws and constitution adopted by the Rising Sun (Indiana) Lyceum on November 26, 1842 and a two-page typewritten history of Ohio County compiled by the Rising Sun Library in circa 1960 to assist with school requests.


  • 1842-circa 1960

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

Ohio County, Indiana was organized in 1844 from land originally part of Dearborn County and Rising Sun was chosen as the county seat. Located in the southeastern corner of the state, Ohio County is the smallest county in the Indiana, both in area and population.


Information within collection.

STATS Indiana. "Ohio County, Indiana." Indiana IN Depth. Accessed August 17, 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 on December 11, 1915 and as a donation from the Rising Sun Library in circa 1960.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/08/17 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/08/17 by Laura Eliason.
Ohio County, Indiana 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.