Hartford City (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Blackford County Civil War Reenactment Club, Inc. collection
Collection — Folder S3491
Scope and Contents This collection contains an unbound copy of "Indiana Civil War Veterans, Blackford County, 1861-1865" by Orvill Uggen, Jr. and co-author Lucile Henley. Printed on February 16, 1994, the 58-page document offers information regarding Blackford County, Indiana soldiers, including name, date of birth, regiment, company, enlistment date, discharge date, and burial location. The collection also includes a pamphlet for the fifteenth annual Civil War Days held at Hartford City, Indiana in October 2004.
Blackford County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Blackford County, Indiana, including Cecil Beeson, Sr.’s February 1961 typewritten transcription of the record of indictment against Noah Foreman for the murder of Albert Whitacre in December 1865, his transcription of a July 12, 1915 article from the The Evening News of Hartford City that reprinted a history of Blackford County that was read by John Noonan at the city's Fourth of July celebration in 1876, and...
Dates: 1888-circa 1989, undated
Cecil Beeson, Blackford County photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP015
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana ranging from circa 1877 to 1925, regarding buildings, businesses, houses, and other places in Blackford County as well as events that occurred there. Collection includes an item-level inventory.
Dates: circa 1877-1925
Cecil Beeson collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations collected by local genealogist and historian Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana, ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, U.S. Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records.There is an oversize document, "The Early History of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier, Indiana" by Rev. C. H. Kendall, circa 1908...
Dates: 1839-1972, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Cecil Beeson collection
Leslie E. Werry collection
Collection — Folder S1385
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers concerning Leslie E. Werry in Hartford City, Indiana ranging from 1919 to 1962, regarding his life and medical career. They include a three-page biography by Cecil Beeson, Jr. entitled "Our Doctor," as well as photocopies of a 1957 daily diary written by Leslie E. Werry, and an obituary for his wife, Clara Werry.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Leslie E. Werry collection
Thomas W. Ervin papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of the papers of Thomas W. Ervin. Included is a "Soldier Boy in Blue" which presents a brief account of William L. Ervin's Civil War service and also includes general Civil War History and a brief genealogy of the Ervin and Slater families. Also included here is "Random Reminiscences" which provides some childhood memories of Thomas W. Ervin, as well as a letter to his cousin William E. Ervin, a prominent attorney in Hartford City (1961).
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Thomas W. Ervin papers