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Collection — Folder: 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...
Collection — Folder: S191-1, Folder: S191-2
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.
Collection — Folder: 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.
Collection — Folder: 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.
Collection — Folder: 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,...
Collection — Folder: 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).
Collection — Box: 1
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.
Collection — Folder: S1219
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...
Collection — Folder: 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.
- Subject: Jennings County (Ind.) X
- Rare Books and Manuscripts 17
- Genealogy 1
- Nelson family 2
- Adams, John Quincy 1
- American Red Cross 1
- Bailiff family 1
- Butlerville Schools (Jennings County, Ind.) 1
- Carlock family 1
- Carney, Henry 1
- Cope, Townsend 1
- Daughters of the American Revolution 1
- Deputy family 1
- Deputy, William 1
- Free Methodist Church (Columbus, Ind.) 1
- Goltry, Jehiel W., 1809-1855 1
- Hohenberger, Frank M. 1
- Indiana State Department of Geology 1
- Jayne, Seely 1
- McCartney, John J. 1
- Patrick family 1
- Rogers, James Allen 1
- Soper, Henry L. 1
- Soper, Solon R. 1
- Sturgis family 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 49th (1861-1865) 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1865) 1
- Vawter, John, 1782-1862 1 ∧ less