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Arcas E. Hollowell papers

 Collection — Folder: S0675
Identifier: S0675
Scope and Contents This collection contains the deed for property located in Lawrence County, Indiana, purchased from Newton and Margaret Wright by Arcas E. and Nancy E. Hollowell on November 24, 1879. Also included is the statement and seal of George Bair, Recorder of Lawrence County, certifying that the deed is a true and complete copy and is dated June 9, 1933.

Charles Bruce Millholland papers

 Collection — Folder: S0966
Identifier: S0966
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of documents used by Charles Bruce Millholland to write Limestone Town, an unpublished book he worked on while employed by the Indiana Federal Writers' Project in 1939. The documents range from 1922 to 1937 and contain quarry and mill worker wage scales; United States limestone producing areas data; and union membership, home owners' association, and economic assistance data for Lawrence and Monroe Counties. The collection also includes copies of "Origins of...

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.

Homer, Indiana oral history

 Collection
Identifier: OH339

Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, Lawrence County collection

 Collection
Identifier: L496
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets of the Extension Homemakers Association, Home Demonstration Club, Lawrence County Home Economics Club, and Springville Get-Together Club from Verna Armstrong in Lawrence County, Indiana and Springville, Indiana ranging from 1935 to 1981 regarding Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, Home Demonstration Club, Lawrence County Home Economics Club, and Springville Get-Together Clubs.

Ingalls Stone Company records

 Collection
Identifier: L602
Scope and Contents This collection includes inventories, meeting minutes, advertising materials, record books, business correspondence, employee records, newspaper clippings, tax papers, and many other records from Ingalls Stone Company in Bedford, Indiana ranging from 1818 to 1988 regarding the Ingalls Stone Company.

Isaac H. Thomas papers

 Collection — Folder: S1555
Identifier: S1555
Scope and Contents In this collection are photocpies of three documents pertaining to the purchase of land in Lawrence County, Indiana, by Isaac H. Thomas, including: (1) entitlement to a deed given by Charles T. Woolfolk for 135 dollars, April 17, 1869 (2) a deed transferring property in West Bedford from Hiram and Mary Malote to Thomas, May 7, 1874; and (3) a certificate of redemption for three lots in Fair Ground Addition from the lawsuit between Hiram Malute and Isaac H. Thomas, Dec. 22, 1879.

Jacob K. Smith collection

 Collection — Folder: S1207
Identifier: S1207
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a diary from Jacob K. Smith in Iowa ranging from April 1864 to November 1864 regarding Iowa Infantry during the Civil War.

James M. Guthrie collection

 Collection — Folder: S1887
Identifier: S1887
Scope and Contents The collection includes a family history of some of the first settlers of Lawrence County, Indiana beginning with John and Daniel Guthrie and their brothers-in-law, Jacob and William Flinn. The history begins with their move to Kentucky in 1809, followed quickly by their move into Indiana in 1811. The history discusses the construction of their settlement, Leesville, and includes a description of a Pottawatomie Indian raid which was the only major Indian conflict in the county. During the raid...

Jonathan Turley collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L161
Scope and Contents This is a collection of personal and business correspondence, business papers, and legal records of Jonathan Turley and his family and covers 1828-1934, with the bulk of the coverage being 1865-1895 and focus on his farm, mill, distillery, and lime burning operations. Included in the personal correspondence are Civil War letters from Jonathan’s brother Benjamin and as well as other friends. The later personal correspondence (1890s-1934) is all to Lida and Jennie Turley. Also, since Jonathan...