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Daviess County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Edward C. Faith oral history

 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.

Jackman collection

 Collection
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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Washington, Indiana Presbyterian church history indenture

 Collection — Folder S2243
Identifier: S2243
Scope and Contents This collection contains one copy of an indenture from Daviess County in Washington, Indiana from 1830 regarding the sale of a lot for the first Presbyterian church.

Westminster Presbyterian Church articles

 Collection — Folder S2743
Identifier: S2743
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostat articles clipped from unknown newspapers. One has the column headline "Presbyterian Church Pastor" and is undated; the other has a headline reading "The Presbyterian House of Worship" and is dated Wednesday, June 12, 1935.

A photostat history dating from 1814-1939 includes an order of worship for the 125th anniversary of Westminster Presbyterian Church. It also lists ministers, elders, deacons (1814-1939) and trustees (1900-1939).