St. Joseph County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 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.
David C. Turnbull collection
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 from David C. Turnbull. 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...
Edwin W. Dunlavy, "History of the Hamilton Church" essay
Collection — Folder S2158
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of the Hamilton Church," a four-page essay about the St. Joseph County, Indiana church written by Edwin Dunlavy around 1937. The collection also includes an additional page with two paragraphs with the headings "Some Facts about Hamilton Church, St. Joseph County" and "The New Carlisle Collegiate Institute." The two paragraphs are copies of exerpts from A History of St. Joseph County, a...
Dates: circa 1937
Ferris, Scovell and Northam family collection
Collection — Folder 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.
Indiana kindergarten photographs
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs relating to kindergartens in Indianapolis, Mishawaka, Richmond, and Terre Haute, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1925 regarding school children, some of whom were immigrants, teachers, classrooms, school activities, and buildings.
Dates: circa 1900-1925
J. Harold Kiracofe manuscript
Collection — Folder 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
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of James 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,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / James DuShane collection
Julius M. Waldschmidt collection
Collection — Folder 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...
Lazarus Bourassa collection
Collection — Folder S2458
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of two deeds related to Lazarus Bourassa's land grant in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The first deed conveying the property to Richard R. Carlisle was signed by Bourassa and acknowledged by Israel H. Rush, justice of the peace of St. Joseph County, on June 24, 1835; was certified and signed by Indian agent Abel C. Pepper on July 13, 1836; and was approved and signed by President Andrew Jackson on October 4, 1836. The second deed released the property...
Mishawaka Woman's Club collection
Collection — Folder 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...