Monroe County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records, both originals and photostat copies, of a number of Indiana Baptist churches. Included are records of Baptist churches at Attica, Fountain County (1870-1899); Aurora, Dearborn County (1871-1883); Bloomington, Monroe County (1825-1890); Brown’s Wonder Church, Boone County (1840-1873); Ebenezer and Clear Creek, Morgan County (1830-1891); Eel River District Association, Putnam County (1825-1951); Lick Creek, Fayette County (1814-1912); Little Mt. Zion Church,...
Collection — Folder S0966
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of documents used by Charles Bruce Millholland to write Limestone Town, an unpublished book he worked on while employed by the Indiana Federal Writers' Project in 1939. The documents range from 1922 to 1937 and contain quarry and mill worker wage scales; United States limestone producing areas data; and union membership, home owners' association, and economic assistance data for Lawrence and Monroe Counties. The collection also includes copies of "Origins of...
Collection — Box 1
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.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hawley family and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut while elder Ransom Hawley was a student at Auburn Seminary (1825-1828), as well as correspondence of Hawley and his wife in Indiana with their families in Bridgeport (1828-ca. 1880), and letters to his sons Henry and Ransom and daughter Lucy Ing. The collection also contains letters to Hawley from Presbyterian ministers and other church people...
Collection — Folder S619
Scope and Contents This collection is a 2-page, typewritten history of the Hazel family by Dean Hazel. It includes information about his father, John Bailey Hazel, his father's siblings and his grandfather, Kalob Hazel Jr.(1791-1854), Abraham Lincoln's teacher in Elizabethtown, Kentucky from 1815 to 1816.
Collection — Folder S1115
Scope and Contents There are four Civil War letters in this collection. They are all hand-written in ink to "Dear Parents" from Henry M. Riggs, in Company E, 39th Indiana Volunteer Regiment. The first letter is dated October 5, 1863, and is only one sheet written on both sides. He says that he "started from Indianapolis last Saturday."The next letter, dated October 17, 1863, tells his parents that he is "well satisfied and as fat and harty as I ever was." He expects to get horses soon and start for...
Collection — Folder S0821
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters to Indiana State Library employees, a personal narrative, and a manuscript from John Herschel Lemon in Indiana ranging from 1921 to 1930 regarding the U.S. Civil War, military service with the 54th Indiana Regiment, and history about various political groups during the war, including Butternuts, Copperheads, Knights of the Golden Circle, Democrats, and Unionists.
Collection — Folder S1162
Scope and Contents This item is a journal of the travel of John Sedwick during 1820 when his family from Calvert County, Maryland traveled by way of Baltimore to Brownsville, down the Ohio River to New London, then by land to Monroe County, Indiana. The family traveled a distance of 1,200 miles in thirty seven days.
Collection — Folder S1612
Scope and Contents The collection comprises a two-page typed constitution of the Monroe County Conference of Social Forces, which consists of eight articles, followed by organizational bylaws.