Putnam County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection
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.
Alexander Campbell Stevenson collection
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 to 1882 regarding Stevenson's political and agricultural career.
Baptist church history collection
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 (1870-1901); 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,...
Bence family papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains deeds, indentures, mortgages, and banking and estate documents of the Bence family. Ranging from 1790 to 1885, the bulk of the land documents are related to property located in Jefferson County, Kentucky and Putnam County, Indiana. The collection also includes John A. Bence's certificate for his commission as first lieutenant in the "Washington Guards" signed by Indiana Governor Ashbel D. Willard on August 4, 1859; a certificate of exemption for permanent disability for...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Bence family papers
Dove S. Wright collection
Collection — Folder S2299
Scope and Contents This collection includes a September 26, 1846 dismission letter for Malinda Jeffries certifying she was a member in good standing with the Baptist church in Putnam County, Indiana and a June 4, 1850 letter sent by John C. Jeffries of Henry County, Kentucky to his brothers George and Harvey Jeffries of Putnam County informing them of their father's death. The collection also includes a photocopy of a March 9, 1966 letter written by Dove S. Wright from Prescott, Arizona and sent to Thomas Krasean...
Dates: 1846-1850, 1966
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Dove S. Wright collection
Elijah Evan Edwards collection
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.
George Stringer commission
Collection — Folder OB021
Scope and Contents This collection contains George Stringer’s commission by Indiana Governor James Whitcomb to the rank of captain of the 56th Regiment of the Indiana Militia, dated May 20, 1847.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / George Stringer commission
Hawley family papers
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...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hawley family papers
Lorena M. Bumpas reminiscences pamphlet
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
Mill Creek Baptist Church collection
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.