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Switzerland County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Annette Danglade "Early days in Switzerland County" manuscript

 Collection — Folder S1526
Identifier: 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.

DuFour family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L046
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...

Frank M. Hohenberger, State Department of Geology photograph album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: P037
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.

Harold Brown Adkinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: L002
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.

Hazel B. Warren collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2325
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...

James F. Simpson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: L355
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.

Lucy Morerod Detraz collection

 Collection — Folder S0357
Identifier: S0357
Scope and Contents This collection includes an undated 11-page handwritten biography about Lucy Morerod Detraz by her niece or nephew in Indiana regarding Detraz and the history of Vevay, Switzerland Couny, Indiana.

T. J. Charlton papers

 Collection — Folder S0252
Identifier: S0252
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a poem written by Charlton about his school days in the 1850s and 1860s in Pleasant Township, Switzerland County, Indiana.

Walter Clark certificate

 Item — Folder S262
Identifier: S0262
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...

William M. Wycoff collection

 Collection — Folder S1467
Identifier: 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.