Elkhart County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following documents related to Elkhart County, Indiana: photostat copies of a poll list and tally sheet from the election of town trustees held on May 4, 1846 at Goshen; an agreement between C.W. Stevens and George D. Copeland and Myron E. Cole regarding the sale of the Goshen Times and a list of advanced payments of subscribers of the newspaper from June 1862; a July 24, 1897 letter sent to George Leonard Chaney of Leominster,...
Dates: 1846-circa 1977
Collection — Folder S2358
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the typewritten manuscript "Goshen, Indiana Methodist Episcopal Church History" by Charles W. Foulks. Dated February 5, 1933 and written for the church's centenary celebration, the twenty-six page document provides a general history of Methodism in Elkhart County preceding the establishment of a church building, reviews the structures occupied by the church, and recounts significant moments in the church's history, such as its hosting the North Indiana...
Collection — Folder S2818
Scope and Contents This collection includes two copies of Golda Clay Walter's historical sketch, "Wakarusa, Indiana Was 100 Years Old in 1952". Written circa 1952, Walter's sketch is a nine page typewritten article that relates the early history of Olive Township and the establishment of Wakarusa. The article mentions early settlers, local businesses and town physicians, and also relates "the one outstanding tragical event of the Town", a fire that occurred on October 29, 1899 and burned down the south east...
Dates: circa 1952
Collection — Folder S2484
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied volume pages from The Little Elkhart Temperance Society in Elkhart, Indiana ranging from 1847 to 1853, regarding the constitution, records, and member subscriptions for the society. The originals are located at the Elkhart County Historical Society.
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.
Collection — Folder S0797
Scope and Contents This collection includes a December 12, 1867 marriage certificate for Nimrod E. Lake and Nancy Heath for their marriage that took place in Edwardsburgh, Cass County, Michigan. The certificate is signed by the Justice of the Peace, Dethic Hewitt, and notes that John C. Carmichael and Louisa Hewitt were present as witnesses. The collection also includes a newspaper clipping with Nimrod Lake's obituary and the "Administrator's Sale" notice for his estate (circa February, 1879).
Collection — Folder S2170
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of Robert A. Hoover's papers, with the bulk of the collection consisting of correspondecnce, documents, and newspaper clippings ranging from 1977 to 1980 regarding legislation related to the Indiana Toll Road Commission, its authority to issue bonds, the continued collection of tolls, and Representative Dean R. Mock's efforts to defeat the legislation. Other items in the collection include copies of pages concerning "The County Infirmary" from...
Collection — Folder S1774
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence of the Violett family of Elkhart County, Indiana ranging from 1857 to 1908. Correspondents include Benjamin Violett; Ike Violett; Catherine VanMeter, sister of Chloe Violett; M.L. [Martin Luther] Bishop, Chloe's brother; James E. Bradford, half-brother of Caroline (Squire) Violett; Emily J. Platten, sister of Caroline; John Squires, brother of Caroline; Jessie, grandaughter of Chloe; and Rose and Mary Violett. Nonfamily correspondents include...