Jennings County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Folder S1888
Scope and Contents This collection includes a hand-written journal and photograph of the journal's author, John Hise. The journal begins in April 1854, although there are short summaries of the months January, February and March. It's final entry is on January 1, 1860. There are entires for nearly every day, beginning with a description of the day's weather. Typically, entries describe work done, supplies purchased, trips to town and products sold in town or to other residents of the area. Often the entires...
Collection — Folder S191-1, Folder: S191-2
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed document from Alice Ann Bundy with autographed notes from unnamed editor and city and county maps in Jennings County ranging from 1810 to 1876 regarding the history of Jennings County, Indiana as well as documents concerning Alice M. Bundy's service in the American Red Cross in 1942-1943.
Dates: 1810-1875, 1942-1943
Collection — Folder S2532
Scope and Contents The collection contains a 1819 certificate for a wolf scalp. The certificate originated from the State of Indiana by the clerk in Jennings County, James [Stott], to certify that Brown killed a wolf and produced its scalp as proof. The state paid $2.00 to Brown.
Collection — Folder SP058
Scope and Contents This collection includes 7 photographs from the Carlock family in North Manchester and Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1897 to 1905 regarding Daniel Carlock as a child and teenager posing and playing outside in goat-drawn carts and on bicycles and his father, Willis Carlock.
Dates: circa 1897-1905
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-drawn surveyor and plat maps, drawings, and papers from Cyrus R. Clevenger in Bartholomew County, Indiana ranging from 1870 to 1962 regarding Bartholomew County and surrounding counties, including Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Lawrence counties.
Dates: 1870-1962, undated
Collection — Folder S1000
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten copies of the 1945 pamphlet, "Elizabethtown, 1845-1945"; "Church History of the Free Methodist Church, Columbus, IN" covering the years 1921-1968; and "Historical Sketch of Jennings County, Indiana" with biographical information about the Vawter family and historical information about the towns, churches, and businesses of the county. The copies were made by Mrs. Hershel E. Murphy for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Joseph Hart Chapter,...
Dates: circa 1966-1968
Collection — Folder S1227
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence and papers pertaining to the Nelson, Sturgis, and Bailiff families ranging from 1840 to 1892 in Jennings County, Indiana, Ohio, Maryland, and Kansas. The papers include U.S. Civil War letters and a military discharge from George Nelson (1861-1863), documents relating to Susan Bailey, Martha A. Sturgis, and E. Blanchard (1877-1878), and a wedding invitation (1892).
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the Indiana 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. The images largely depict natural sites, such as caves and rivers, but also mills, stone quarries, cemeteries, and other historic buildings.
Collection — Folder S1219
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection. The oldest item is a land grant from President John Quincy Adams for Henry L. Soper, of Queensville, Jennings County, Indiana. The document is dated May 7, 1828. The second item is a small, leather-bound diary written mostly in pencil by Lieutenant Solen R. Soper, who was in the 9th Indiana Legion. This was a 30-days unit enlisted in 1862. Solen guarded prisoners at Camp Morton and then on a Mississippi River boat, during which time this diary was...
Dates: 1828, 1862