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Baptist church history collection

 Collection
Identifier: L189
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records, both originals and photostat copies, of a number of Indiana Baptist churches. Included are records of Baptist churches at Attica, Fountain County (1870-1899); Aurora, Dearborn County (1871-1883); Bloomington, Monroe County (1825-1890); Brown’s Wonder Church, Boone County (1840-1873); Ebenezer and Clear Creek, Morgan County (1830-1891); Eel River District Association, Putnam County (1825-1951); Lick Creek, Fayette County (1814-1912); Little Mt. Zion Church,...

Borden family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L017
Scope and Contents This collection contains the of business papers of John Borden, stock certificates and receipts of the Borden Family. Also included are William W. Borden’s letters, a scrapbook of notes and clippings of his geological work, and the papers of John M. Johnston, a Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana judge. Johnston’s papers include correspondence with Thomas A. Hendricks, Oliver P. Morton, Noah Noble, and James Whitcomb.

Civil War pension claim book

 Collection — Volume: 270
Identifier: V270
Scope and Contents This collection includes a record book used to document information ranging from 1887 to 1891 regarding pension claims in Clark County, Indiana. Most claims are identified with either Maring and Slusher or Maring, Slusher and Company, but a few note Evans, Jewel and Company as the claimant's representative. A number of the claims are for soldiers who had served in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois regiments. There are more than 30 claims by African-American soldiers and widows regarding...

Frank M. Hohenberger, State Department of Geology photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: P037
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the State Department of Geology during the months of September and October, 1918, in Monroe, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Washington, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, and Franklin counties, Indiana, by Frank W. Hohenberger, in Nashville, Indiana.

George Knight Hester collection

 Collection — Folder: S2185
Identifier: S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorodo, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...

George Rogers Clark collection

 Collection — Folder: S259
Identifier: S0259
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats and original letters and documents beginning with a letter by Joseph Bowman. Dated July 30, 1778, the letter about their military campaign was written a year before Bowman's accidental death. An original note by George Rogers Clark is dated November 1805, Clark County, Indiana Territory, and certifies that John Dougherty and William Biggs were soldiers during the American Revolution. A photostat of a letter by Thomas Jefferson to General Clark is...

Henry Carney papers

 Collection — Folder: S225
Identifier: S0225
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied, autographed copybook from Henry Carney ranging from 1830 to 1836 regarding arithmetic and advertisements from Jeffersonville and Madison, Indiana newspapers in 1829.

Isaac Shelby court papers

 Collection — Folder: S3313
Identifier: S3313
Scope and Contents Collection consists of four letters pertaining to the Isaac Shelby vs Lucy (a woman of color) slave case. On March 13, 1817, a writ of Habeas Corpus issued by Clark County Circuit Court declared Lucy’s freedom from Shelby. Shelby countered that Lucy was not a slave, but rather an indentured servant bound to him for a period of thirty-five years. After recovering Lucy, Shelby sold her and her remaining time to Thomas Pile.

James M. VanHook collection

 Collection
Identifier: L308
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents compiled by James M. VanHook during his activities with the Freemasons, the Samuel Simonson Post No. 226 of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.), and the Clark County Historical Society (1783-1917). The collection includes land grants, indentures, and other legal documents from Charlestown and Clark County, Indiana; biographical and historical sketches; historical information about Blazing Star Masonic Lodge and the Charlestown Methodist...

John McCoy collection

 Collection — Folder: S2187
Identifier: S2187
Scope and Contents This collection includes "The Index to the Diary of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, July 17, 1847 - April 30, 1852, compiled by Elizabeth Hayward, 1939" and "Extracts from the Diaries of John M'Coy of Clark County, Indiana, edited with an Introduction and Explanatory Notes by Elizabeth Hayward, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1943." The manuscript which Ms. Hayward prepared in 1943 gives a history of the family on pages 1-5. From pages 6 to 16, she records items from John's diaries...