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Mitchell family collection

 Collection — Folder: S2506
Identifier: S2506
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of printed flyers, advertisements, trade cards, and copies of genealogical material ranging from 1899 to 1922 regarding farming, agriculture, and family life. The family history material consist of a biography of Chalkley Emerson Hunt (1842-1918) and autobiographical reminscences of an unnamed person. Among the printed items are publications from Hoosier Mineral Feed, Indiana Mutual Cylone Insurance Co., E. Rauh & Sons Animal Feed Co., and Swine...
Dates: 1899-1922

Nancy Hovarter papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0685
Scope and Contents This collection includes a postcard and a letter sent to Nancy Hovarter in Angola, Indiana from her daughter Hattie Weirich in Toledo, Ohio on August 12, 1924, and from her granddaughter Ruth and family in Glenwood, Iowa on Augutst 24, 1931, respectively concerning travel, unemployment, farming, drought, and the swarm of grasshoppers which devastated Midwestern crops in 1931. There is also a letter to Hattie Weirich in Kendallville, Indiana from her sister Lydia in Orland, Indiana on July 15,...
Dates: 1884-1931

Sherwood family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1174
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents of the Sherwood family of Franklin County, Indiana ranging from 1816 to 1955. The collection includes a typewritten copy of the 1816 plat of Greensboro (now known as Blooming Grove), Franklin County, Indiana originally platted by James Sherwood and his brother-in-law John Naylor; an undated hand drawn plat of Blooming Grove noting locations of some businesses; a February 10, 1817 bond between Sherwood, Naylor and William Templeton; a...
Dates: 1816-1955