Putnam County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, receipts, an account book and journal, as well as miscellaneous memorabilia from Alexander Campbell Stevenson in Kentucky and Indiana ranging from 1804-1882 regarding Stevenson's political and agricultural career.
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,...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of the journal of Elijah Evan Edwards while a student at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) at Greencastle, Indiana. Within the journal, Edwards describes life as a student and the cost, societies, and activities while there.
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 S0807
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the document, "When Grandma Was a Little Girl," written by Lorena M. Bumpus circa 1986. Written when she was 77 years old, Mrs. Bumpus relates her experiences as a young girl growing up in Indiana. She speaks about her family, school, and everyday life during the early part of the 20th century. One story of note in her narrative is the encounter she and her father had with the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).
Dates: circa 1986
Collection — Folder S189
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed church notes and membership list from Mill Creek Baptist Church in Putnam County, Indiana ranging from 1830 to 1950 regarding church business and membership.
Collection — Folder S1688
Scope and Contents The collection includes miscellaneous historical papers and documents of Putnam County, Indiana, including advertising cards from Russelville and Greencastle, Indiana; manuscripts and narratives about courthouses, African-American citizens in Greencastle, and various county personalities; handwritten legal documents, including land records, indentures, warrants, and estate papers (1831-1886); and a January 27, 1963 letter from Mrs. John R. Stevens to Mr. Guthrie regarding an article about a...