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Posey County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Amos Clark Wilkinson diary

 Collection — Folder S3034
Identifier: S3034
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed transcript of a diary written by Amos Clark Wilkinson in Posey County, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1871 regarding daily life as a farmer. The diary was transcribed out by Gloria M. Cox in 1985.
Dates: 1861-1871

Belleville, Mount Vernon, Indiana plats

 Collection — Folder S2218
Identifier: 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

First Presbyterian Church of Mount Vernon, Indiana history

 Collection — Folder S2746
Identifier: 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

Flora Gardiner Kling collection

Identifier: L344
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...
Dates: 1886-1938

Harmony Township, Posey County, Indiana Hancock and English Club record book

 Collection — Folder S2390
Identifier: S2390
Scope and Contents This collection contains a record book of the Hancock and English Club of Harmony, Posey County, Indiana that includes the club's stated purpose dated August 19, 1880, signatures of the men who joined, and notations of whether the member had paid. No other entries were made in the book.
Dates: 1880

Posey County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1687
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....
Dates: 1825-1959

Posey County Water Pageant program

 Collection — Folder S2241
Identifier: 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...
Dates: 1916-1966

Posey Township newspaper clipping

 Collection — Folder S1805
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1899/09/09

Walter E. Barton oral history

Identifier: OH017
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...
Dates: 1978;1981

William Schneider collection

Identifier: L341
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...
Dates: 1850-1903