Switzerland County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1526
Scope and Contents This collection includes the handwritten manuscript "Early Days in Switzerland County" by Annette Danglade of the Julia L. Dumont Club of Vevay, Indiana. The essay was published in the June 1917 edition of the Indiana Magazine of History and includes information regarding the first settlers and the establishment of townships, towns, and schools.
Scope and Contents The collection include John James DuFour’s daybook of expenses and travel notes (1796–1826), and his instructions and reports for his work in America (1796–1804); maps of the Swiss colony and Vevay (1802–1836); and 1810 description of New Switzerland; John Francis DuFour’s correspondence and appointments to public office; a 1917 transcript of David DuFour’s account of his 1801 voyage from Switzerland to America; and articles by Perret DuFour (1807–1884) on the early history of Switzerland...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photographs from negatives made for the State Department of Geology during the months of September and October, 1918, in Monroe, Lawrence, Martin, Orange, Washington, Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Crawford, Jefferson, Switzerland, Jennings, and Franklin counties, Indiana, by Frank W. Hohenberger, in Nashville, Indiana.
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and negatives; Indianapolis Fire Department event programs; Indianapolis Fire Department records, procedures and scrapbooks; an index to Ohio and Mississippi River steamboat images; newspaper clippings and brochures about steamboats and flatboats, newspaper clippings from Indianapolis Fire Department in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1877-1943 regarding the Indianapolis Fire Department, steamboats and flatboats.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes items collected by Hazel Warren including a letter and wooden artist palette with wood inlays and poem from Placidus Kempf, O.S.B. in Saint Meinrad, Indiana, dated October 6, 1934, regarding his poem, "The Painter"; and a 6-page narrative entitled, "Index of the Pictures of the Swiss Colony at Vevay, Indiana" dated April 1924. There is also a letter from Bertha E. Dunham, from July 31, 1930, regarding the matter of a late order for dune prints that needed to be tinted...
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written correspondence, newspaper clippings, real estate and insurance papers, photographs, family history, and account books from James F. Simpson ranging from 1810-1942 regarding life, business, Switzerland County, and Civil War veterans, pensions, battles, and reunions. Notable items include barbed wire from Fort Pompelle in France and 6th Indiana regiment flag fragments.
Collection — Folder S0357
Collection — Folder S0252
Item — Folder S262
Scope and Contents This certificate testifies to the good character of Walter Clark of Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana. Signers were: John T. Deming, Ebenezer Stanton, Richard Dumont, William Cotts, John Francis Dufour, James McClure, A. B. Dumont, George Cross, H. B. Howell, Rawleigh Day, John B. Minola, William Paxton, Paxton W. Todd, Owen Todd, David McCormick, John Dumont, and Isaac Stanley. A few names could not be read. The men signed the certificate on December 31, 1816, and the court clerk, John...
Collection — Folder S1467
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book from William M. Wycoff in Indiana from 1862 to 1875 regarding the estates of his father-in-law, Hugh Cole and his father, William Wycoff, both deceased, and farm accounts. There is also a blank school report card book, which belonged to Martha Reed and was printed by W.P. Levy & Co. in Madison, Indiana and a small advertisement for Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills, used as a bookmark.