Knox County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 23 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.
Bessie Decker Doolittle collection
Collection — Folder S0366
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection. The oldest is a deed dated January 16, 1823 consisting of four pages on a single sheet folded in half. The deed is hand written in ink. The second item is a receipt dated October 28, 1826 for $8.74 tax paid by John Decker in Vincennes, Knox County. The third item is a newspaper dated October 21, 1843. The first part of the masthead is missing, but the second half is entitled “General Advertiser.” The most recent item is a note to pay $140 to John Decker...
Charles Alexander Lesueur, "Francesco Vigo and John Badolet" drawing
Collection — Folder OB135
Scope and Contents This collection contains a print of drawings of Francis Vigo and John Badollet by Charles Alexander Lesueur created around the 1830s.
Dates: circa 1830
Curtis G. Shake oral history
Dr. George R. Alsop collection
Collection — Folder S0868
Scope and Contents This collection contains Dr. George R. Alsop's bond for his work as treasurer of the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission of Indiana dated March 12, 1930. Along with Dr. Alsop's signature as principal of the $200,000 bond, Frank L. Oliphant and William M. Alsop also signed as sureties. The bond was sent to Miss Martha Allerdice at the Indiana State House and was accompanied by a letter from attorney D. Frank Culbertson, also dated March 12, 1930, in which he notes that the bond will stay in...
Harry T. Watts collection
Collection — Folder S1373
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, carbon copy of a paper (13 pages) delivered to the Vincennes Rotary Club on December 11, 1915 from Harry T. Watts in Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana regarding the early settlement of Knox County and land claims. His history begins in 1700 when early wanderers came to Vincennes with "no thought of cultivating the land." They often married Indian women. In 1735, Francis Morgan de Vincennes was sent "by the French government to establish a military post."...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Harry T. Watts collection
Helen Boyd Higgins correspondence
Collection — Folder S654
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Theodore M. Gleason and Margaret C. Holland to Mary Helen Boyd (later Helen Boyd Higgins) in Knox County and Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1917, regarding hand-knit socks and other winter clothing provided to soldiers.
Dates: circa 1917
Hollingsworth and Bartlett General Store ledger
Collection — Volume V287
Scope and Contents This collection includes a ledger kept by the Hollingsworth and Bartlett general store in Edwardsport, Indiana. The ledger includes customer names and account information transferred from other account books. Though the use of the ledger began in May 1869, most entries are undated except for some notations added from 1870 to 1874 regarding balances and payments.
Howard R. Burnett papers
Collection — Folder S194
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed documents from many authors in Knox County, Indiana ranging from 1774-1837 regarding retail bills and land and legal transactions.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Howard R. Burnett papers
Hyacinth Lasselle family collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and business papers of the Hyacinth Lasselle family, and papers of a number of Vincennes families connected with the Lasselles through family or business relations, including the French merchants, Francis Bosseron and Antoine Marchal. The Hyacinth Lasselle papers include his account books (1798-1843); receipts, contracts, land documents, and other legal and business documents from Vincennes and Logansport (1796-1843); business correspondence, primarily...