St. Joseph County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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.
Collection — Folder S0787
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,...
Collection — Folder OBD004
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...
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...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
Collection — Volume 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.