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Albert E. Hise collection

 Collection — Folder: S1888
Identifier: S1888
Scope and Contents This collection includes a hand-written journal and photograph of the journal's author, John Hise. The journal begins in April 1854, although there are short summaries of the months January, February and March. It's final entry is on January 1, 1860. There are entires for nearly every day, beginning with a description of the day's weather. Typically, entries describe work done, supplies purchased, trips to town and products sold in town or to other residents of the area. Often the entires...

Alice Ann Bundy papers

 Collection — Folder: S191-1, Folder: S191-2
Identifier: S0191
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from Alice Ann Bundy with autographed notes from unnamed editor and city and county maps in Jennings County ranging from 1810 to 1876 regarding the history of Jennings County, Indiana as well as documents concerning Alice M. Bundy's service in the American Red Cross in 1942-1943.

Bartlett Brown certificate

 Collection — Folder: S2532
Identifier: S2532
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 1819 certificate for a wolf scalp. The certificate originated from the State of Indiana by the clerk in Jennings County, James [Stott], to certify that Brown killed a wolf and produced its scalp as proof. The state paid $2.00 to Brown.

Carlock family photographs

 Collection — Folder: SP058
Identifier: SP058
Scope and Contents This collection includes six photographs from the Carlock family in North Manchester and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1899 to 1905 regarding Daniel Carlock as a child and teenager posing and playing outside in goat-drawn carts and on bicycles and his father, Willis Carlock.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Joseph Hart Chapter, Columbus, Indiana papers

 Collection — Folder: S1000
Identifier: S1000
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of the 1945 pamphlet, "Elizabethtown, 1845-1945"; "Church History of the Free Methodist Church, Columbus, IN" covering the years 1921-1968; and "Historical Sketch of Jennings County, Indiana" with biographical information about the Vawter family and historical information about the towns, churches, and businesses of the county. The copies were made by Mrs. Hershel E. Murphy for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Joseph Hart Chapter,...

Forrest L. Spencer collection

 Collection — Folder: S1227
Identifier: S1227
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892).

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.

Henry L. and Solon R. Soper collection

 Collection — Folder: S1219
Identifier: S1220
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection. The oldest item is a land grant from President John Quincy Adams for Henry L. Soper, of Queensville, Jennings County, Indiana. The document is dated May 7, 1828. The second item is a small, leather-bound diary written mostly in pencil by Lieutenant Solen R. Soper, who was in the 9th Indiana Legion. This was a 30-days unit enlisted in 1862. Solen guarded prisoners at Camp Morton and then on a Mississippi River boat, during which time this diary was...

James Allen Rogers biography

 Collection — Folder: S1748
Identifier: S1748
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a hand-written document ranging from 1848 to 1924 regarding James Allen Roger's life.

Jehiel W. Goltry letter

 Collection — Folder: S0523
Identifier: S0523
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of a letter from Jehiel W. Goltry in Jennings County, Indiana from December 10, 1840 describing pioneer life in Jennings County.