Boone County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S0780
Scope and Contents This collection contains a March 11, 1882 letter written by Allie Kinkaid from Colfax, Indiana and sent to her family at home near Thorntown, Indiana. In the letter Miss Kinkaid mentions saloons and the comings and goings at the train depot. She also discusses attending Sunday school and the home where she is boarding.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records, both originals and photostat copies, of a number of Indiana Baptist churches. Included are records of Baptist churches at Attica, Fountain County (1870-1899); Aurora, Dearborn County (1871-1883); Bloomington, Monroe County (1825-1890); Brown’s Wonder Church, Boone County (1840-1873); Ebenezer and Clear Creek, Morgan County (1830-1891); Eel River District Association, Putnam County (1825-1951); Lick Creek, Fayette County (1814-1912); Little Mt. Zion Church,...
Collection — Folder S1929
Scope and Contents This collection includes two items regarding lot no. 7, Bucks 1st Addition, Whitestown, Indiana. The first document is a November 15, 1872 warranty deed transferring ownership of the lot from Albert and Martha A. Thayer to James Peters and later recorded with the county on February 14, 1873. The second item is a December 12, 1877 document regarding the sale of lot no. 7 to Elizabeth McKinley and signed by Philip Buck, a commissioner appointed by the Boone County Circuit Court judge to conduct...
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel of an oral history with Edward Beecher Bender conducted with Tom Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 31, 1968. Bender discusses growing up on a farm, his association with the Ku Klux Klan and Indiana politics during the 1920s, the Boone County R.E.M.C. and farming in the 1960s.
Scope and Contents This collection includes a transcript and audiotape reel from an oral history interview with Reverend James Miller, conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library on October 2, 1968, at Waugh, Boone County, Indiana. The interview covers his experiences in the Philippines during the Philippine-American War, life following the war, conversion and life as a preacher, and discusses the Ku Klux Klan and its effects on his ministry.
Scope and Contents The collection includes account books for the Waters furniture store (1885-1891, 1904-1908) and funeral business (1875-1891); Isaac White's account of fines collected as Justice of the Peace (1881-1883); John T. Waters's business papers and correspondence (1882-1917), including receipts and correspondence regarding his bicycling interests (1880s-1890s), and family letters from Brownsburg, Hendricks County and Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana (1888-1889); and photocopies of Waters family papers...
Collection — Folder S0096
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a 32 page (not all pages are numbered, several chapters are numbered 1-,last page), typed and photocopied document with handwritten corrections, written by Larken L. Beeman and dated 8-24-1964 and 12-16-1964, entitled “Rural Life” in and around school district 3, Marion Township, Boone County, IN from 1876-1900.Chapter 1 is about the school, which was named Baker’s Corner in honor of Mr. Baker. Teachers named were Mr. Jones; Jacob Cobb, a local man;...
Collection — Folder S1876
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence ranging from 1880 to 1885, with the bulk of the letters sent by members of the McMurray family of Boone County, Indiana to the Burget and Burgett families of Johnson County. There are also two letters from Fannie Young of Lebanon to Lou (Louisa) Burgett; a letter sent by James J. Warren of Nechesville, Texas to his Uncle James Richardson; undated calling cards of Dillard A. Burget, Tillas Burget, William M. Burget, Edwin Burgett, Miss Lou Burgett, Docia...
Collection — Folder S1139
Collection — Folder S1239
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a typed article from the Lebanon Weekly Patriot about the start of the Spanish-American War in April, 1898 and the meetings held in Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana to enlist volunteers for two companies for Indiana regiments.