Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

St. Joseph County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

David C. Turnbull collection

 Collection
Identifier: L163
Scope and Contents The collection contains Civil War letters (1861–1865), business and legal documents relating to Kosciusko County (1836–1849), St. Joseph County (1847–1916), and other counties. Also included are the correspondence of Alexander Grant of Cass County, Michigan (1871–1875), the Bidwell family of Niles, Michigan and Brownsville, Texas (1937–1940), and the Ackerman family of Niles (1940–1947). There are also documents relating to the Studebaker Company of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana...

Ferris, Scovell and Northam family collection

 Collection — Folder S3073
Identifier: S3073
Scope and Contents The collection includes family papers dating from 1815 to 1908 from various members of the Scoville, Northam, and Ferris families. Primary correspondents are Almira Gates, Marvin Smith, Amherst D. Scovell, and Lucy Scovell. Also included are genealogical papers listing births, deaths, and marriages of members of the Scovella nd Northam families, and wills and related documents from the Ferris family.

J. Harold Kiracofe manuscript

 Collection — Folder S0787
Identifier: S0787
Scope and Contents This collection contains an eight-page, typewritten manuscript of the history of Osceola, Indiana written by J. Harold Kiracofe (1950).

James DuShane collection

 Collection
Identifier: L048
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of DuShane’s correspondence, particularly from 1890 to 1914, regarding interests in South Bend area power companies and oil investments in Kansas and Indiana (Jay, Adams, and Delaware counties). The collection also contains correspondence relating to his work as a patent attorney, time spent as a superintendent at Madison, Indiana, and personal family papers. Additionally, the collection includes the legal papers of Ellen Colfax, widow of Schuyler Colfax,...

James DuShane number chart

 Collection — Folder OBD004
Identifier: OBD004
Scope and Contents This collection includes a number chart from James DuShane dating from 1888.

Julius M. Waldschmidt collection

 Collection — Folder S1775
Identifier: S1775
Scope and Contents This collection includes a diary kept by Julius Waldschmidt with military-related expenses detailed by date during 1865. Also included within the diary are possible unit locations and names of individuals he served alongside. On December 28, 1889, Julius corresponded with William F. Fox, State of New York Forest Commission, concerning where to purchase a copy of "Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865". Several pages from "Regimental Losses" is included. Excerpts in the report...

Mishawaka Woman's Club collection

 Collection — Folder S1611
Identifier: S1611
Scope and Contents This collection includes the two-page history of the Mishawaka Woman's Club written by the current president, Mrs. Clarence E. McCollum on September 14, 1917, and pages 81-84 taken from a small published book. The printed pages, with the date of April 4, 1911, comprise the organization's five articles of incorporation and a partial list of members. Mrs. McCollum gave some of the activities of the club, such as encouraging better lawns and gardens, protection of birds, and securing other...

St. Joseph County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1691
Scope and Contents The collection includes various items about the history of St. Joseph County, Indiana, and the surrounding South Bend area. Folder one includes a postcard of Studebaker’s, South Bend, Indiana, stamped 1914; business card of Birdsell Manufacturing Company, South Bend, Indiana, undated; and two-page newspaper clipping of "A Business Biography of Leading Firms in the Michiana Area", the South Bend Tribune, January 1. Folder two includes a typed copy of a six-page address by...

Woodland, Indiana General Store account book

 Collection — Volume V414
Identifier: V414
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one account book from a general store in Woodland (now Mitchell), Indiana. It includes daily transactions with the name of the customer listed, what was purchased, and at what price.