Marshall County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 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.
Elias King affidavit
Collection — Folder S0778
Scope and Contents This collection includes one affidavit and a transcription of the affidavit in Marshall County, Indiana from 1856 regarding the counterfeit bill found by Elias King.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elias King affidavit
Gladys P. Pyle collection
Collection — Folder S1733
Scope and Contents This collection includes a service of dedication from the Marshall Federated Church in Marshall, Indiana on 1966/06/26.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Gladys P. Pyle collection
Jesse C. Douglass journal
Collection — Folder S0370
Scope and Contents This collection contains a photocopy of a journal written by Jesse C. Douglass about the emigration of Potawatomi Indians from Twin Lakes in Marshall County, Iowa to their homes on the Osage River in the Western Territory. The work contains entries from August 30, 1838 to November 7, 1838 and a table of distances indicating the miles the party traveled. The journal was the property of Judge William Polke, Esq. who also conducted the emigration.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jesse C. Douglass journal
Marshall County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostatic copies of an account book containing entries ranging from 1845 to 1851. The account book may have been used by Daniel McElrath, a resident of Sligo in West Township. There are a few entries added in 1863 by a Miss Beatrix C. McElrath. The "C. Crocker" entered in the book is possibly Charles Crocker, an American railroad executive who owned a forge in the Sligo area in the 1840s. The original account book was in the possession of a "Mrs. Laura Tarrel Fogle"...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Marshall County collection
Nicodemus C. Bigler collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Nicodemus Bigler’s correspondence (1874–1899) with his daughter, Jane Bigler of Greenville, Darke County, Ohio. The letters detail 19th century farm life, Bigler’s shoe repair, community, and religious groups in the area, including Dunkards and Mennonites.
Otis R. Bowen slides and film
Scope and Contents This collection includes 35mm slides and photographic film, most of which were photographed by John Fulton in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1975 to 1976 and undated, depicting Republican politicians from Indiana, including then-Governor Otis R. Bowen, Lieutenant Governor Robert Orr, and candidate for U.S. Senator, Richard Lugar. The images document the 1976 Republican State Convention and other party events and members during the mid-1970s.
Dates: 1975-1976, undated
Schreyer family letters
Collection — Folder S1149
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of typed transcriptions of three letters sent and received by Johann and Margaret Schreyer. The letters were written in German and translated into English by Miss Thekia Sack. The first letter was written by Johann and sent on June 22, 1846 to his sister-in-law and brother-in-law in Haag, Germany. He shares his experiences and observations about living in America and writes about farming, trades, politics, and social life. The second letter, written September 22,...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Schreyer family letters
Zion Reform Sunday School photograph album
Collection — Folder SP147
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album containing black-and-white photographs dated 1915 and undated. The first half of the album is dedicated to the Zion Reformed Sunday School in Marshall County, Indiana, showing Zion Reformed Church near Culver, Indiana, the people who ran the Sunday school and the students who attended it on June 13, 1915. The album includes handwritten notes about the church. The second half of the album contians snapshots from an unidentified family, including...
Dates: 1915, undated