Posey County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2218
Scope and Contents This collection includes a hand drawn plat of Belleville, the section of Mount Vernon, Indiana laid out by David T. Kimball. The plat was signed by Kimball and William F. Phillips, the surveyor of Posey County, on November 1, 1849. It was presented in person by Kimball to Nathaniel J. Lord, Justice of the Peace of Essex County, Massachusetts, on December 18, 1849 to be his "voluntary act and deed," and was signed by Lord and certified by Ebenezer Shillaber, the clerk of the Court of Common...
Dates: 1849 -1870
Collection — Folder S2746
Scope and Contents This collection contains two photostat copies of the history of the First Presbyterian Church of Mt. Vernon, Indiana compiled by Jennie L. Wade, William Ruminer, C.H. Fullinwider, Otto C. Klein, and Lena Evertson and written circa 1937. The history includes information regarding the early ministers of the church; the names of charter members of the Young Ladies' Society, the Young People's Christian Endeavor society, the Dorcas Circle, and the Martha Hunter Guild; descriptions of the...
Dates: circa 1937-1938
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters to Flora Gardner Kling, principally from the period 1900 to 1935, from writers, poets, illustrators, and musicians responding to her letters about their work, and to her requests for examples of their bookplates; correspondence regarding her collection of bookplates, particularly with other bookplate collectors; and her bookplate collection.Correspondents include:Louis Adamic, George Ade, Ambrose Bierce, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Richard...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Posey County, Indiana, comprising copies of handwritten minutes and constitution of the Society of New Harmony Community of Equality, New Harmony, Indiana (1825-1826); a typed, translated copy of a February 1, 1837 letter from Prince Maximilian von Wied to Charles Lesueur of New Harmony, Indiana regarding a visit to New Harmon y in 1832-1833 (original at Indiana Historical Society); a handwritten letter from W.H. Watkins in New Harmony to A.M....
Collection — Folder S2241
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the program for the Posey County Water Pageant that took place in September 1916 to celebrate Indiana's centennial. The front cover of the program has the handwritten name and address of Dr. Numa N. Williams, a participant of the pageant. His daughter, Catherine, later added a few notations in pencil. The program was in an envelope with a May 1966 postmark from Fort Wayne and addressed to a Mr. and Mrs. Donald Carmony of Bloomington, Indiana. The return...
Collection — Folder S1805
Scope and Contents This collection includes a clipping from the “Weekly Herald”, the Posey Township official paper. The collection has both the original newspaper clipping and a copy of the original. The clipping is from volume VI, number 18 from March 9, 1899 and includes the front page and three other pages. The articles include ads, local news and letters to the editor.
Scope and Contents The collection contains 3 copies of a transcript, 5 cassette tapes, and a reel-to-reel audiotape of interviews conducted with Walter E. Barton by Jerry Handfield as part of the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on November 6 and December 21, 1978 and June 4, 1981. There are also clippings and papers from 1965 to 1982.During the first interview, Barton discusses his family heritage and Kentucky; childhood and chores; education and travel in the West; law practice, taxes, and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains William Schneider's correspondence, business documents, receipts, ledger, and account books (1850 to 1903) for business he conducted in St. Wendel, Indiana. The collection also contains the Schneider and Naas store cash book, daybooks, and ledgers (1862-1872). The account books contain a variety of entries including newspaper subscriptions, purchases, shipments, and other business transactions. The daybooks contain the daily store transactions and the ledgers hold the...