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Wabash County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: P069
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.
Dates: 1931-1936

Commemorative wooden nickels and Confederate bill facsimile

 Collection — Folder S2228
Identifier: S2228
Scope and Contents This collection includes three "wooden nickel" certificates created to commemorate the Wabash County, Indiana Centennial (1935) and the Decatur, Indiana Centennial (1936). The collection also contains a facsimile of a five hundred dollar Confederate note memento from the Civil War Centennial Exhibit held at the L.S. Ayres & Company auditorium in Indianapolis from April 11 to April 22, 1961.
Dates: 1935-1961

Comstock family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L236
Scope and Contents This collection includes deeds and other legal papers; family histories, photographs; greeting cards; notebooks and letters from Comstock, Beers and Hartwell family members in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri ranging from circa 1840 to 1961 regarding legal and family business.
Dates: circa 1840-1961

Eli Keith and Barclay Thorn patent

 Collection — Folder OBC043
Identifier: OBC043
Scope and Contents This collection contains a patent for Eli Keith and Barclay Thorn regarding leather tanning, dated September 12, 1865.
Dates: 1865/09/12

Eliza O. Slocum diary

 Collection — Folder S1196
Identifier: S1196
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Eliza O. Slocum's diary and it has entries from when she lived in Indiana and a few entires from the time she lived in Iowa (1857- circa 1880s). Mrs. Slocum recorded family events, daily activities, prayer meetings, and notes about the Indian mission in an 1857 edition of The People's Pocket Diary published by Rumrell and Brother of New York. The diary entries were written on the day of the month they occurred, but the years vary. For example, the...
Dates: 1857-circa 1880s

Ella E. Buck papers

 Collection — Folder S188
Identifier: S0188
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters from several people in Denver and North Manchester, Indiana ranging from 1874 to 1889 regarding family matters.
Dates: 1874-1889

Frank C. Stewart essay

 Collection — Folder S1252
Identifier: S1252
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 12-page typed essay entitled "Yesterdays" by Dr. Frank C. Steward circa 1910 regarding Stewart's road trip with his daughter, uncle and aunt to visit places he remembered as a child around Peru and La Fontaine, Indiana. He presented his paper to the Century Club of Indianapolis.
Dates: circa 1910

Irvin Franklin Stratton collection

 Collection — Folder S1262
Identifier: S1262
Scope and Contents This typed manuscript has 61 pages copied from the books kept by Irvin Stratton, the first Superintendent of Schools in Wabash County, from 1873-1875, with summaries done in 1879-1880. Mr. Stratton wrote the location of the school, the teacher, the number of pupils, and his observations. In Addie Carver's class of 58 pupils, a switch was kept to punish students in "emergencies" (page 1). Prof. Baker's class in LaGro had "too many idle pupils" and they "spit upon the floor" (page 2). A school in...
Dates: 1873-1880

James Clarence Godfroy collection

 Collection — Folder S0519
Identifier: S0519
Scope and Contents This collection consists of "The Battle of the Mississinewa Story" that was handed down by the Miami people and told to James Clarence Godfroy from Wabash County, Indiana on January 21, 1927.
Dates: 1927/01/21

John Upfold Pettit papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1058
Scope and Contents This collection includes original letters from John Upforld Pettit, ranging from 1840 to 1853, addressed to his brother, Milton Howard Pettit, including several while serving as American consul at Maranham, Brazil (1850-1853). Also included is Pettit's 1979 publication, "Answer to the Toast, The Old Psi Upsilon."

There are also newspapers, ranging from 1797 to 1865 (OBC062).
Dates: 1797-1879