Blackford County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white aerial photogrographs from 309th Observation Squadron of the United States Air Corps Reserve in Indiana ranging from 1931 to 1936 regarding counties and Civilian Conservation Corps company sites around the state. Photographs are stamped with the squadron's information and include the pilot's name and the date.
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.
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
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
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two account books for a sawmill containing entries ranging from 1880 to 1888. The most common entry is a charge for sawing or "use of mill" for assorted items and uses of lumber. Not only are the uses of the lumber regularly designated, but the entries under individual names will specify the amount of sawing in feet of lumber, the type of tree and wood cut, and the amount charged for use of the mill. Occasional entries will not relate to lumber (e.g., "Bricklayer" and...
Collection — Volume V382
Scope and Contents This collection includes a ledger used by a sawmill and lumber business located in Blackford County, Indiana. Ranging from 1882 to 1888, the entries record amounts of wood cut in feet, sometimes types of trees and woods, the uses to which the lumber was to put, and the amount charged for the use of the mill. Occasional references are made to services rendered. The collection also includes an 1887-1888 price list pamphlet from the Patent Metallic Weather Strip Company of New York that has...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Von A. Eichhorn and others in Indianapolis and other cities in Indiana; newspaper clippings, departmental reports; committee reports, minutes and administrative papers; maps; photographs; agendas; memoranda; Senate and House bills; and newsletters ranging from 1938 to 1978 regarding state legislation, committee reports and studies, political news and analysis, statistics and financial information.
Dates: 1938-1978, undated