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Local history -- Indiana

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

David G. Vanderstel clippings

Identifier: L491
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and maps from David G. Vanderstel in Indiana ranging from 1958 to 2000 regarding multiple subjects. Notable clippings concern Woodruff Place, Lucy Ann Seaton, who was the first to be buried at Crown Hill Cemetery, the development of Conner Prairie, and a souvenir edition of the 1976 Indianapolis 500 newspaper.
Dates: 1958-2000

DuFour family collection

Identifier: L046
Scope and Contents The collection include John James DuFour’s daybook of expenses and travel notes (1796–1826), and his instructions and reports for his work in America (1796–1804); maps of the Swiss colony and Vevay (1802–1836); and 1810 description of New Switzerland; John Francis DuFour’s correspondence and appointments to public office; a 1917 transcript of David DuFour’s account of his 1801 voyage from Switzerland to America; and articles by Perret DuFour (1807–1884) on the early history of Switzerland...
Dates: 1762-1893

Eloise Castetter papers

 Collection — Folder S2517
Identifier: S2517
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five documents written by Eloise Castetter on historical topics in Indiana ranging from 1973 to 1976, regarding the Indiana Boys' School and other facilities operated by the Indiana Department of Corrections near Plainfield Indiana including the Reception-Diagnostic Center and the Indiana Youth Center, as well as Hendricks County history.
Dates: 1973-1976

Franklin County collection

 Collection — Folder S1664
Identifier: S1664
Scope and Contents This collection contains information dealing with the history of Franklin County, Indiana and the town of Laurel, Indiana. Also included are the account books from a general store in Metamora, Indiana.
Dates: 1839-1918

George Pence collection

Identifier: L376
Scope and Contents This collection includes George Pence's notebooks containing annotated records from all 92 Indiana counties. Created in 1921, his notebooks contain entries that relate information about the creation of the counties and townships, roads and bridges, railroads, courts, taxes, incorporations, county appointments and other county records ranging from 1790 to 1852. The collection also includes annotated records of different research subjects. Ranging from 1788 to 1852, the subjects are...
Dates: 1921; 1926/11/29

John A. Graham collection

 Collection — Folder S2598
Identifier: S2598
Scope and Contents This collection includes 59 photocopies of newspaper articles and correspondence to and from John A. Graham in Peru, Indiana, ranging from 1839 to 1862, regarding his private, business, and editorial affairs.
Dates: 1839-1862

Southwestern Indiana Historical Society collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3282
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of historical and biographical pieces ranging from 1920 to 1925 about the people and localities that fall under the purview of the Southwestern Indiana Historical Society.Folder 1. Biographical SketchesFolder 2. Local Church Histories; William Jaquess Battle of Chickamauga MemoirFolder 3. Local and Regional HistoriesFolder 4. Biography of Senator Benjamin Rose EdmonstonFolder 5. Southwestern Indiana...
Dates: 1920-1925

Unidentified newspaper clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Volume V402
Identifier: V402
Scope and Contents This collection contains one scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Indiana with materials dating from 1903 to 1944. Clippings document local history, politics, personalities (historical, academic, business, and political), organizations, wedding anniversaries, and centenarian birthdays. Also included are Frederick Polley's articles concerning noteworthy historic Indiana buildings and handbills related to local elections and election returns.
Dates: 1903-1944