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Daviess County (Ind.)

 Subject
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

 Collection
Identifier: P069
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.
Dates: 1931-1936

Amory K. Allen letters

 File — Folder S016
Identifier: S0016
Scope and Contents This collections contains letters (copy) written by Amory K. Allen to his wife during the Civil War. They were photo statically copied in 1935 by the Indiana State Library and were published in the Indiana Magazine of History in December of that same year. In these letters, Allen tells his wife about life as a soldier. In his last letter, he complains of a shoulder wound he received while serving in the Union Army. He also briefly mentions the death of President Lincoln, and how he had been...
Dates: 1861-1865

Hawley family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L064
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Hawley family and professional correspondence. Included is correspondence with his family in Bridgeport, Connecticut while elder Ransom Hawley was a student at Auburn Seminary (1825-1828), as well as correspondence of Hawley and his wife in Indiana with their families in Bridgeport (1828-ca. 1880), and letters to his sons Henry and Ransom and daughter Lucy Ing. The collection also contains letters to Hawley from Presbyterian ministers and other church people...
Dates: 1825-1889

Jackman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-018
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogy research about the Jackman and related families ranging from 1893 to 1996. The collection also contains a DAR application, newspaper clippings from Indianapolis and photographs of the Zinkan, Jackman, Kidwell,and Truelove families.
Dates: 1893- 1996

John L. Brattain papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0158
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten, signed letter from John L. Brattain on October 2, 1850 regarding health, money and family matters.
Dates: 1821

Joseph G. Wood "Plowshares and Powder" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S2339
Identifier: S2339
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed 21 page manuscript from Joseph G. Wood presented for the Indianapolis Literary Club, October 1942, regarding the local history and folklore of Daviess and Martin Counties of Indiana. Some names are included in Wood’s narrative.
Dates: 1942

Plainville Christian Church history

 Collection — Folder S2080
Identifier: S2080
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of Plainville Christian Church, July 16, 1888 to July 16, 1938," a five-page typed essay written by Miss Goldie Witsman, a lifelong member of the church and daughter of founding member James M. Witsman.
Dates: 1938

Reverend Thomas A. Long, "Recollections of Daviess County Methodists" collection

 Collection — Folder S2555
Identifier: S2555
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of articles written by Rev. Thomas A. Long and printed in the Washington Gazette (Ind.) from March 30 to June 1, 1897 under the title "Recollections of Daviess County Methodists." The series final article was to be Rev. Long's personal account of his life, but he passed away a few days before it was to be published. Included in the collection is this final article that was printed in the June 5, 1897 ...
Dates: 1897

Robert Conalty Webber collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-090
Scope and Contents This collection includes genealogical and local history research from Robert Conalty Webber dealing mainly with Martin and Daviess County, Indiana. His research dates from 1950 to 1996.
Dates: 1851-1996

WAMW/WFML Radio, Edward C. Faith interview

 Collection — Folder OH007
Identifier: OH007
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and a rough draft of an interview of Edward C. Faith in 1955 It was transferred from 78 records at the WAMW and WFML radio stations in Washington, Indiana on May 22, 1966. In the interview, Faith discusses life in Daviess County in the late 19th century, including such topics as log cabins, wedding, travel, sports, and transportation.
Dates: 1966/05/22