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Durbin family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2022
Scope and Contents All documents in this collection, excluding the 1919-1920 diary, reflect business transactions between members of the Durbin family. The documents date from 1818-1942 and include a variety of financial records, a notebook, notes, letters and a newspaper clipping. Three land certificates are signed by President James Monroe. Also included is an indenture dated, February 3, 1825 between Amos Durbin and Richard Perry for Perry's daughter to be bound to Durbin for nine years.The travel...

Harvey Morris historical sketches

 Collection — Folder: S0989
Identifier: S0989
Scope and Contents The collection contains two of Morris’ historical sketches of Washington County, Indiana ranging from December 1 to 10, 1936. The first is about the Washington Academy, a log schoolhouse located on State Road 56 between Salem and Canton. The second records major firsts in Salem, Washington County, Indiana.

Honorable John H. Farnham papers

 Collection — Folder: S44
Identifier: S0044
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy from Samuel Merrill in 1833 regarding the life and accomplishments of John H. Farnham.

John Hay birthplace project flyers

 Collection — Folder: S3451
Identifier: S3451
Scope and Contents This collection contains two flyers created by the Washington County Historical Society, Inc. in Salem, Indiana promoting the purchase and restoration of the John Hay birthplace by the Historical Society. The opposite side has an image and biography of John Milton Hay.

Jonas B. Berkey collection

 Collection — Folder: S0110
Identifier: S0110
Scope and Contents This collection includes 21 photocopies of materials from Salem, Indianan. Included are papers dealing with Morgan's Raid, stock shares in various Salem businesses and schools, and receipts. Also included is a 9-page copy of coffin accounts, 1873-1880, of Washington County, Indiana, listing coffin sales to individuals.

Kate Milner Rabb clippings on Bradley family

 Collection — Folder: S0156
Identifier: S0156
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings of Kate Milner Rabb's column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," from the Indianapolis Star during September 13-17 and 19, 1928, regarding the family letters from the Bradley children to their parents, Burr and Esther Bradley in Salem, Indiana and Warsaw, Illinois ranging from 1843 to 1849 concering community news, family events, and daily life.

Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy records

 Collection — Folder: S1608
Identifier: S1608
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of handwritten minutes of the Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy in Salem, Indiana ranging from January 1, 1865 to May 23, 1867, regarding the literary club's founding and its operations as well as the organization's constitution.

Professor John Lyle Campbell collection

 Collection — Folder: S0312
Identifier: S0312
Scope and Contents The 20-page manuscript consists of four parts, thus: (1) First Presbyterian Church in Madison, Indiana, calling James H. Johnson as their pastor on October 3, 1825, and designation of Rev. Johnston as agent of the American Home Missionary Society, on November 16, 1829; (2) letter by Prof. Campbell to Wm. G. Sipes, on November 15, 1878, giving the facts about his originating the idea of the International Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876; (3) Dedication of the Indiana State Building at the...

Washington County Historical Society collection

 Collection
Identifier: L194
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters; typed documents, including newspaper clippings; financial and legal documents; official township records; meeting minutes, speeches and writings; from Alice and Albert Williams and others in Salem, Indiana and Washington County, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1818-1967 regarding financial and legal business, family histories and reminiscences, items from newspapers; speeches and writings.

Washington County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder: S276
Identifier: S0276
Scope and Contents Oliver Q. Trueblood wrote this four-page typed article, which was published in the Republican Leader, Salem, Indiana, on October 30, 1931.