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Switzerland County (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 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.
Dates: 1917

Corinne H. Dahmen photograph collection

 Collection — Folder SP065
Identifier: SP065
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Corinne H. Dahmen in Indiana from circa 1927-1928 regarding buildings in Switzerland County, including residences, churches, and a dilapidated ink factory. Many of the photographs have some connection to the Schenck family.
Dates: 1927-1928

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...
Dates: 1762-1893

Elizabeth Shaw Smith papers

 Collection — Folder S2261
Identifier: S2261
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence of Elizabeth Shaw Smith, including a July 2, 1862 letter sent by Frederick Thiebaud from Camp Morton, Indianapolis; an October 15, 1863 letter from her friend Mollie Peelman; a February 25, 1864 letter sent by J. (Jesse) D. Hall from Camp Carrington at Indianapolis; two letter sent by Hall from Fort Pulaski, Tennessee in May 1864 and on June 12, 1864 while serving with the 10th Indiana Cavalry; a June 25, 1865 letter sent by O. (Oliver) M....
Dates: 1862-1897

Frank M. Hohenberger, Indiana 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 Indiana 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. The images largely depict natural sites, such as caves and rivers, but also mills, stone quarries, cemeteries, and other historic buildings.
Dates: 1918

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 collected by Harold Brown Adkinson in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1877 to 1943 regarding the Indianapolis Fire Department, steamboats and flatboats....
Dates: 1877-1943, undated

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...
Dates: 1924-1934

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 to 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.
Dates: 1810-1942

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.
Dates: circa 1903-1916

Switzerland County collection

 Collection — Folder S1697
Identifier: S1697
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the constitution of the Switzerland County Agricultural Society dated January 29, 1866 and signed by the organization's secretary Thomas H. Downey and a program for the May 11, 1933 commencement exercises from the common school graduates of Pleasant and Craig Townships.
Dates: 1866-1933