Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Durbin family collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents All documents in this collection, excluding the 1919-1920 diary, reflect business transactions between members of the Durbin family. The documents date from 1818-1942 and include a variety of financial records, a notebook, notes, letters and a newspaper clipping. Three land certificates are signed by President James Monroe. Also included is an indenture dated, February 3, 1825 between Amos Durbin and Richard Perry for Perry's daughter to be bound to Durbin for nine years.The travel...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Durbin family collection
First Christian Church, Salem, Indiana records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two typewritten transcriptions of the first record book of the First Christian Church of Salem, Indiana and they include the church minutes and membership documentation from 1842 to 1853, the church membership list from 1885, and an index. The first copy was typed in 1959 by Mrs. James G. Berkey and the Christopher Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution contributed it, presumably to the church, in 1960. The second copy was typed by the Washington...
Dates: 1842-1885; 1959-1966
Harvey Morris historical sketches
Collection — Folder S0989
Scope and Contents The collection contains two of Morris’ historical sketches of Washington County, Indiana ranging from December 1 to 10, 1936. The first is about the Washington Academy, a log schoolhouse located on State Road 56 between Salem and Canton. The second records major firsts in Salem, Washington County, Indiana.
Dates: December 1936
Honorable John H. Farnham papers
Collection — Folder S44
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy from Samuel Merrill in 1833 regarding the life and accomplishments of John H. Farnham.
Indiana Department of Natural Resources photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated
John Hay birthplace project flyers
Collection — Folder S3451
Scope and Contents This collection contains two flyers created by the Washington County Historical Society, Inc. in Salem, Indiana promoting the purchase and restoration of the John Hay birthplace by the Historical Society. The opposite side has an image and biography of John Milton Hay.
Dates: circa 1960s
Jonas B. Berkey collection
Collection — Folder S0110
Scope and Contents This collection includes 21 photocopies of materials from Salem, Indianan. Included are papers dealing with Morgan's Raid, stock shares in various Salem businesses and schools, and receipts. Also included is a 9-page copy of coffin accounts, 1873-1880, of Washington County, Indiana, listing coffin sales to individuals.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Jonas B. Berkey collection
Kate Milner Rabb clippings on Bradley family
Collection — Folder S0156
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings of Kate Milner Rabb's column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," from the Indianapolis Star during September 13-17 and 19, 1928, regarding the family letters from the Bradley children to their parents, Burr and Esther Bradley in Salem, Indiana and Warsaw, Illinois ranging from 1843 to 1849 concering community news, family events, and daily life.
Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy records
Collection — Folder S1608
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of handwritten minutes of the Philomathean Society of the Blue River Academy in Salem, Indiana ranging from January 1, 1865 to May 23, 1867, regarding the literary club's founding and its operations as well as the organization's constitution.
Professor John Lyle Campbell collection
Collection — Folder S0312
Scope and Contents The 20-page manuscript consists of four parts, thus: (1) First Presbyterian Church in Madison, Indiana, calling James H. Johnson as their pastor on October 3, 1825, and designation of Rev. Johnston as agent of the American Home Missionary Society, on November 16, 1829; (2) letter by Prof. Campbell to Wm. G. Sipes, on November 15, 1878, giving the facts about his originating the idea of the International Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876; (3) Dedication of the Indiana State Building at the...