Ralph Roessler papers
Scope and Contents
- Roessler, Ralph E. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Construction on the Mississinewa reservoir began in April 1962, and it became operational in October 1967. The dedication for the reservoir was conducted on June 14, 1969. The Salamonie Reservoir was completed and dedicated on April 30, 1966. The Huntington Reservoir was completed in 1968 and was renamed the J. Edward Roush Lake to honor the local resident and U.S. Congressman.
"J. Edward Roush Lake." U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville district. Accessed August 24, 2015. http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Recreation/Lakes/JEdwardRoushLake.aspx.
"Mississinewa Lake." U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville district. Accessed August 24, 2015. http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Recreation/Lakes/MississinewaLake.aspx.
"Salamonie Lake." U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville district. Accessed August 24, 2015. http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Recreation/Lakes/SalamonieLake.aspx.
"Business, Civic Leader Roessler Dies." The Marion Chronicle, February 3, 1974, 1.
Ancestry.com. "Ralph E. Roessler" 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed August 15, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Ralph E. Roessler" Washington, Marriage Records, 1865-2004. Accessed August 24, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.
3.1 Cubic Feet (8 manuscript boxes, 1 medium oversize box)
Series 1: Wabash River Valley Basin flood control, 1913-1975
Subseries 1.1: Reports, 1965-1969 Subseries 1.2: Indiana publications, 1950-1975 Subseries 1.3: Publications, 1960-1972 Subseries 1.4: U.S. government publications, 1961-1972 Subseries 1.5: Wabash River Association correspondence, 1958-1971 Subseries 1.6: Pictures, 1913-1969 Subseries 1.7: Oversized materials, 1915-1967
Series 2: Personal papers, 1939-1971
- Edwards, M. Jack
- Flood control -- Indiana
- Floods -- Indiana
- Grant County (Ind.)
- Harness, Forest A. (Forest Arthur)
- Hartke, Vance
- Huntington Lake (Ind.)
- Kiwanis International. Indiana District
- Marion (Ind.)
- Mississinewa Lake (Ind.)
- Roush, J. Edward (John Edward)
- Salamonie Lake (Ind.)
- Schricker, Henry F. (Henry Fredrick)
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Louisville District
- Wabash River Association
- Wabash River Watershed
- Welsh, Matthew E. (Matthew Empson)
- Ralph Roessler papers
- Description rules