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Aldersgate United Methodist Church history

 Collection — Folder: S1870
Identifier: S1870
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 32 page typescript of the history of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, "In the beginning ... The Story of How the Maywood Methodist Church and the Decatur Bethel Church United to Become Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1827-1973" and published by Fran Wooston. The first 16 pages provide the history of the Bethel Methodist church, including biographies of charter members, lists of pastors, and cemetery records; pages 17 to 22 cover the history...

Bailiff family papers

 Collection — Folder: S0051
Identifier: S0051
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photocopied letters primarily between Daniel Bailiff and his wife, Harriet. The correspondence spans from 15 December 1861 to 10 August 1864. In addition, the collection has a copy of Bailiff’s discharge certificate from the Union Army, a brief history of Bailiff’s church, a money order from Bailiff to his brother, obituaries of Bailiff and his wife, and two newspaper articles about Bailiff’s son, Winthrop.

Broad Ripple, Wellington Union Church collection

 Collection — Folder: S2714
Identifier: S2714
Scope and Contents This collection includes meeting minutes from the Wellingtion Union Church in Broad Rippke, Indiana (now a neighborhood in Indianapolis) and an agreement between the church trustees and the trustees of the town of Broad Ripple ranging from July 27 to 29, 1899, regarding the transfer of land where the Union Church building once stood to the town of Broad Ripple, Indiana "for a town hall and park purposes."

Carroll O. Cox papers

 Collection — Folder: S303
Identifier: S0303
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed carbon copies from Carroll O. Cox in the 1800s regarding the history of early Methodist churches and congregational members in Posey County, Indiana.

Dearborn County collection

 Collection — Folder: S1655
Identifier: S1655
Scope and Contents The collection contains information about the history of Dearborn County. It also includes information about prominent citizens Isaac Dunn, John Ewbank, and the history of Lawrenceburg and Aurora. Included among records are: 1812 Roll of Captain James McGuire’s Company of Volunteers (original handwritten; 3 pages) 1839 August; Dearborn County general election results (newspaper clipping; 1 page) 1877 July 27; Pardon and release of Nelson F. Hood for crime of fornication (original;...

George William Stafford diary

 Collection — Folder: S1233
Identifier: S1233
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary from George William Stafford with included notes, hymns, and writings, regarding the life and activities of the reverend's work such as religious services, weddings, and funerals in Indiana.

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...

Joseph Tarkington clippings

 Collection — Folder: S0838
Identifier: S0838
Scope and Contents This collection includes three clippings of the newspaper column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," written by Kate Milner Rabb. The 1931 columns ran in the Indianapolis Star on September 22, 23 and 25. Each column quotes from the papers of Joseph Tarkington and discusses items of interest, including a scholarship founded by Tarkington at Indiana Asbury University; an October 4, 1864 certificate stating that Mrs. Tarkington had contributed to the Indiana State Sanitary Fair for the relief of sick and...

Reverend George Allen papers

 Collection — Folder: S2408
Identifier: S2408
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent to George Allen regarding church business and the Wesley Chapel.

1865 Apr. 4. Walters, Luther to George Allen, ALS.

1865 June 26. Walters, Luther to George Allen, ALS.

1876 Oct. 6. Hadley, Alfred to George Allen, ALS.

1884 Jan. 8. Harvey, Dayton to George Allen, ALS.

Reverend Thomas A. Long, "Recollections of Daviess County Methodists" collection

 Collection — Folder: S2555
Identifier: S2555
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of articles written by Rev. Thomas A. Long and printed in the Washington Gazette (Ind.) from March 30 to June 1, 1897 under the title "Recollections of Daviess County Methodists." The series final article was to be Rev. Long's personal account of his life, but he passed away a few days before it was to be published. Included in the collection is this final article that was printed in the June 5, 1897 ...