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Johnson County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

James B. Bromwell papers

 Collection — Folder S168
Identifier: S0168
Scope and Contents This collection includes a marriage license from the county clerk's office in Johnson County, Indiana ranging from 1853/03/13 to 1866/12/31 regarding the marriage of James B. Bromwell and Mary E. Prestan.
Dates: 1854/03/13-1866/12/31

James Miller oral history

Identifier: OH201
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and audiotape reel from an oral history interview with Reverend James Miller, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 2, 1968, at Waugh, Boone County, Indiana. The interview covers his experiences in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War, life following the war, conversion and life as a preacher, and discusses the Ku Klux Klan and its effects on his ministry.
Dates: 1968/10/02

John Brooker correspondence and tin types

 Collection — Folder S2802
Identifier: S2802
Scope and Contents This collection includes three land deeds: a 1849 deed pertaining to Jefferson County, a 1850 deed pertaining to Johnson County, and a deed from 1853. The collection also includes two tintypes of John Brooker ranging from 1857-1913.
Dates: 1849-1913

Johnson County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1679
Scope and Contents Folder one includes a 10-page typed carbon copy of "Early Churches of Johnson County", written by Faye Deputy Walters for the November 1938 meeting of the Daughters of the Union. Faye was the granddaughter of Joseph B. Deputy, Civil War veteran, 27th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Volunteers, Company H.Folder two includes 2 items. Item one is a 2-page copy of the financial report for the 1943 Johnson County Free Fair. The second item is a bound school record book of attendance records...
Dates: 1824-1943

Johnson County, Indiana dog tax receipt book

 Collection — Folder S3029
Identifier: S3029
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a small booklet of tax forms from the Nineveh Township assessor for Johnson County, Indiana, ranging from March 4, 1954, to May 13, 1954, regarding the taxes required to purchase and own a new dog for different households in Nineveh Township. The forms concern 26 different dogs bought in Nineveh Township: three beagles, four cocker spaniels, one Springer spaniel, one "spitz", one spaniel and spitz mix, one bulldog, three collies, three rat terriers, one fox terrier,...
Dates: 1954/03/04-1954/05/13

Lester N. Vandivier collection

Identifier: L167
Scope and Contents This collection contains Lester N. Vandivier's notebooks regarding the railroad post office (RPO) and highway post offices (HPO), and includes letters, newsletters, and Vandivier's personal notes ranging from 1948-1974. Also included is a copy of the book, "Railroad Postmarks of the United States, 1861-1886" by Charles L. Towle and Henry A. Meyer (1968).
Dates: 1948-1974

Lewis Bradford Richardson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1112
Scope and Contents There are three files in this collection. The first folder had family documents from 1874 through 1943. Bluford Richardson, supervisor on road work in Johnson County, kept a list of men who worked on the road, how many days, and how much they were paid, in 1874. In 1928, Lewis and his wife Hesper purchased property in Johnson County. The birth certificate of their daughter, Carolyn Dianne Richardson, born January 21, 1943, in also in the first folder. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #317...
Dates: 1874-1947

McMurray family collection

 Collection — Folder S1876
Identifier: S1876
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence ranging from 1880 to 1885, with the bulk of the letters sent by members of the McMurray family of Boone County, Indiana to the Burget and Burgett families of Johnson County. There are also two letters from Fannie Young of Lebanon to Lou (Louisa) Burgett; a letter sent by James J. Warren of Nechesville, Texas to his Uncle James Richardson; undated calling cards of Dillard A. Burget, Tillas Burget, William M. Burget, Edwin Burgett, Miss Lou Burgett, Docia...
Dates: 1880-1921, undated

Mrs. Richard Hausdorfer collection

 Collection — Folder S611
Identifier: S0611
Scope and Contents This collection includes a Civil War era photo of John W. Vaught from Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana taken by Thomas J. Merritt of Nashville, Tennessee and issues of the Farmer's Pocket Companion from the Rock Island Plow Company, Rock Island, Illinois (1894) and the John Deer Company of Moline, Illinois (1900).
Dates: 1862-1900

Myrtillus Satterthwaite collection

 Collection — Folder OBD003
Identifier: OBD003
Scope and Contents This collection contains the galley proof for Hoosier Courtships in the Buggy Days and related advertising materials by Myrtillus Satterthwaite circa 1943. Satterthwaite relates situations he has known (many are recollections of his family) or stories he has heard. The geographical setting of the book is southern Indiana, including Edinburg and Shelbyville, as well as Johnson County, Shelby County, and Jennings County. The book covers more than courtship,...
Dates: circa 1943