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Alvin F. Harlow letter

 Collection — Folder: S0591
Identifier: S0591
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Alvin F. Harlow to Miss Nellie Coats, a librarian who worked at the Indiana State Library, on February 6, 1951. His letter mentions Cincinnati artist, Laura Fry, who did wood carving, china painting, and furniture design. He comments on the mission furniture fad and the "monstrosities" of the furniture styles of that time period and included a February 2, 1951 news clipping titled, "California Antiques Held Mostly 'Junky'" that quotes a art expert saying...

Amos W. Butler collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L025
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence and business papers of Amos W. Butler (1818–1936). Specifically, the collection comprises of several business receipts and accounts, some relating to the Brookville and Metamora Hydraulic Company and a folder pertaining to Brookville College where Butler graduated. Also included are account books (1866–1869) and a letter-copying book (1876–1890).

Beatrice J. Johnston collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2463
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence and a birth announcement from the Johnston family, an early report card for the 1884 school year from a school in Rushville, Indiana for Bertha Moore, a tintype of Miss Susie Best in Fairfield, Indiana in 1816, and an oversize photograph from Bertha Moore on New Year's Day 1902. Collection dates range from 1816-1908.

Big Cedar Grove Baptist Church members list

 Collection — Folder: S1378
Identifier: S1378
Scope and Contents There are nineteen typed pages taken from three church record books, giving the names of members of the Big Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Franklin County, Indiana, from 1817 until 1959. The members have information about how they were received: by letter, by experience, or by relation. Some members are listed as excluded and restored. Dates of dismissal by letter or dates of death are listed for most entries. The last date of death is Ernest Lee, who joined in October 1934 and died in April...

Brookville, Indiana letter and photograph

 Collection — Folder: S1798
Identifier: S1798
Scope and Contents This collection includes one letter, dated March 4, 1871 and a small photograph of a woman the letter identifies as "Caroline". The letter is addressed to a sister and the sender’s name is illegible. The letter predominantly discusses the different things happening in Brookville, Indiana in March of 1871. The highlights include a fear of small pox, a local gallery that takes pictures of the town inhabitants, and various people coming to stay for a visit.

Elisha and Fanny Hughes letter

 Collection — Folder: S1286
Identifier: S1286
Scope and Contents Clarence H. Smith, New Castle, Indiana, typed this letter written on January 23, 1824 from Elisha and Fanny Hughes of Franklin County, Indiana, to Stacy Taylor, Loudoun County, Virginia, Hillsboro Post Office. The greeting is to "Father and Friends." They "had a very good journey." They got to Mahlon Smith's in seventeen days. They lived in Henry Fry's house until they bought a farm of 125 acres for $400.00 paid in full. They report the fruit trees, crops, and livestock on the farm. They list...

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.

Franklin County collection

 Collection — Folder: S1664
Identifier: S1664
Scope and Contents This collection contains information dealing with the history of Franklin County, Indiana and the town of Laurel, Indiana. Also included are the account books from a general store in Metamora, Indiana.

Franklin County Negro register facsimile

 Collection — Folder: S2144
Identifier: S2144
Scope and Contents This collection includes one facsimile of a Negro register from Franklin County, Indiana, 1852.

Garrison family papers

 Collection — Folder: S0502
Identifier: S0502
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, receipts, and notes of the Garrison family ranging from 1850-1905. The collection includes a letter and receipt of Jane Boydston (1885-1887) and an undated copy of the Methodist Episcopal Church tract, "The Converted Shipwright".