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DeKalb County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Coburn Corners Church of Christ history

 Collection — Folder S2072
Identifier: S2072
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of a typewritten copy of "A History of the Church of Christ at Coburn's Corners." The 15-page history was written by Walter H. Coburn in 1937 presumably in honor of the church's centennial. The collection also includes a photostat copy of a May 6, 1970 typewritten note by Winifred Waters, the great-granddaughter of church founder Benjamin Alton, Sr. and donor of the collection.
Dates: 1937-1970

DeKalb County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1657
Scope and Contents This collection contains a set of reports on various phases of DeKalb County, Indiana history completed in connection with an extension course in Indiana history from 1923 to 1924. Topics covered include Indian mounds and mastadon remains; the history of Huntertown, Auburn, Fairfield Township, Smithfield Township, Spencerville and Spencer Township; and the history of county newspapers, churches, public libraries, cemeteries, banking, and the medical profession. Various handwritten notes...
Dates: 1918-1949

Helen S. Bates collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0077
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence of the Hammond family of Fort Wayne (Allen County), Indiana and Swan (Noble County), Indiana (1841-1867), correspondence and other papers regarding the Orr family in DeKalb and Steuben Counties, Indiana (1869-1904) and two issues of the Ashley-Hudson Times, Indiana newspaper (1916, 1932).Helen [S] Bates wrote 2 letters in 1967 to Mrs. Hopper regarding old papers and letters which she was reviewing for a friend.There are letters...
Dates: 1841-1932

Horace Conine collection

 Collection — Folder S285
Identifier: S0285
Scope and Contents This collection contains two photocopies of letters. The first is from Horace Conine to his sone Benton, who was serving in his stead during the Civil War. The letter largely speaks of activity on the family farm and the desire for his son to return. Benton's younger brother appends a short note to the end of the letter.The second letter is from Emily Baker, niece of Horace, to Nellie Husted, daughter of Myron Conine. The letter speaks of baby items sent along with the letter and...
Dates: 1865-1898

John W. Mertz collection

 Collection — Folder S945
Identifier: S0945
Scope and Contents The collection contains two identical notices titled "Tax Payers Notice." The notice informs of an upcoming attempt to repeal the gross income tax law in DeKalb County, Indiana. The date of the notice is October 30, 1936.
Dates: 1936 October

Martha Enyart collection

 Collection — Folder S2033
Identifier: S2033
Scope and Contents This collection ranges from 1891-1899 and includes receipts written to William Swartz for payment of taxes and tree purchases. One receipt was written to Mrs. William Swartz by J.C. Boyer and Company of Waterloo, Indiana.

Other items include an announcement of Jennie North's funeral in Waterloo, a deed conveying cemetery property from Josephine and Frank Willis to Tarring Swartz, and one page of a letter to "Dear folks at home" from Wausion, Ohio.
Dates: 1891-1899

Orville Haines Moody collection

Identifier: L714
Scope and Contents This collection includes a scrapbook created by Nancy L. (Sutton) Moody Cross of Angola, Indiana documenting her husband Orville Haines Moody's political career, with materials ranging from 1934 to 2019. Within the scrapbook's first page, a photograph of James A. Moody, Orville's grandfather, and a note states, "James A. Moody, elected to the Indiana State Legislature exactly 50 years to the day before Orville. He won the nomination on May 8, 1934 and Orville won the nomination on May 8, 1984."...
Dates: 1934-2019

Robert W. McBride papers

Identifier: L288
Scope and Contents The collection contains some correspondence and a large number of speeches of Robert McBride. There are also some papers regarding the Union Light Guard as well as a pamphlet written by McBride and several drafts of his manuscript for Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln. A small amount of legal papers and papers relating to the Waterloo Rifle Company and Wheelway League are also included. Various membership and appointment certificates are...
Dates: 1863-1926

St. Joseph School, Garrett, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S2366
Identifier: S2366
Scope and Contents This collection includes typewritten essays regarding the history of Dekalb County and written by students from St. Joseph School of Garrett, Indiana circa 1967. The first item is four pages long and titled "DeKalb County," with the subheadings "Religious History" and "Early Settlers of Dekalb County"; "Political History" by Steve Dembickie; and "Important Events of the Past," written by Mark Wilcox, Rick Chamberlin, Steve Dembickie and Matt Hoeffel about the finding of Mastodon bones near...
Dates: circa 1967

Thais Heinzerling letter

 Collection — Folder S627
Identifier: S0627
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter from Thais Heinzerling to the Indiana State Library in 1972. The letter describes the 1970 founding of the Garrett Historical Society of Garrett, DeKalb County, Indiana and it includes a handwritten note that mentions publicity for the organization.
Dates: 1972