Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Barnett Academy assignment book
Collection — Volume V022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a assignment book containing 3 handwritten editions of the "Barnett Academy Star" from 1865. Numbered 1 through 3, each draft lists two student editors and has articles, editorials, letters to the editor, notices, and poems and other short essays written by various students. The assignment book also has several undated lists of last names, presumably students, and an undated draft of a letter addressed to C. P. Ferguson by an unknown author.
Edward C. Hughes letter
Collection — Folder S2367
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a December 26, 1907 letter sent to E. C. Hughes of Charlestown, Indiana from J. B. Lewman on Mutual Construction Co. (Louisville, Ky.) letterhead. Lewman is presumed to be John Burel Lewman, Edward Hughes’ cousin. The letter discusses business dealings and finances and mentions the location of Eastman and Hamilton. Lewman also mentions "Winnie," most likely his brother Winn Clare “Winnie” Lewman.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Edward C. Hughes letter
Flying Squadron Foundation letter
Collection — Folder S1519
Scope and Contents This collection includes a September 12, 1918 letter written by Edward E. Mittman, executive secretary and treasurer of the Flying Squadron Foundation, and sent to Rev. H.D. Sterrett of Charlestown, Indiana regarding an offering taken at a meeting that totaled $234.21.
George Knight Hester collection
Collection — Folder S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorado, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...
Dates: 1851, 1926
James M. VanHook collection
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...
Dates: 1796-1907, undated
Roscoe R. Leak papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, histories of early Indiana families, notes and manuscripts on local history; printed church histories and brochures; financial papers; and newspaper clippings from Roscoe R. Leak and others in Lizton, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1689 to 1958, regarding early Clark and Hendricks counties; histories of the Disciples of Christ Church and the Methodist Church of those two counties; Leak, Leach and Buzzard family histories and financial documents; and...
Dates: 1689-1958, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Roscoe R. Leak papers