Washington County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection
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.
Benjamin Standish papers
Collection — Folder S3259
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a notebook (1857-1887), a letter to Benjamin and Malinda (August 16, 1863), a juror's summons (August 1, 1872), and a receipt for a registered letter (1874). The notebook is of the most interest because it starts out as what appears to be Benjamin's arithmetic notebook, but is later used for some budgetary accounts, poetry, and doodling.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Benjamin Standish papers
College Hill Church of Christ records
Collection — Folder S2073
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of the original records of the College Hill Church of Christ once located in Pierce Township, Washington County, Indiana. The copy was created in January 1967 by Miss Lulie Davis, Secretary of the Washington County Historical Society, Inc. Ranging from 1869 to 1956, the copied documents include entries from the church's first and second record books; the October 3, 1871 deed between Michael and Lucina Brown and the church; annual meeting reports;...
Elizabeth J. Roby papers
Collection — Folder S625
Scope and Contents This collection consists of family letters primarily written to Elizabeth J. Roby, a resident of Salem, Washington County, Indiana from her cousins, William and Agnes Scott, of Smyrna, Iowa and from other family living in Xenia, Illinois ranging from 1855 to 1868 regarding farm life and family news. Also included in the collection are some of the original envelopes with postage stamps, two receipts, and an envelope with scraps of dress goods.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Elizabeth J. Roby papers
First Christian Church, Salem, Indiana records
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes two typewritten transcriptions of the first record book of the First Christian Church of Salem, Indiana and they include the church minutes and membership documentation from 1842 to 1853, the church membership list from 1885, and an index. The first copy was typed in 1959 by Mrs. James G. Berkey and the Christopher Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution contributed it, presumably to the church, in 1960. The second copy was typed by the Washington...
Dates: 1842-1885; 1959-1966
Frank M. Hohenberger, Indiana State Department of Geology photograph album
Collection — Box 1
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.
Harvey Morris historical sketches
Collection — Folder S0989
Scope and Contents The collection contains two of Morris’ historical sketches of Washington County, Indiana ranging from December 1 to 10, 1936. The first is about the Washington Academy, a log schoolhouse located on State Road 56 between Salem and Canton. The second records major firsts in Salem, Washington County, Indiana.
Dates: December 1936
Indiana Department of Natural Resources photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes the photographs from Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indiana from 1967 and undated regarding state parks, nature sites and recreation areas, historic sites, landmarks, memorials, museums, and buildings around Indiana.
Dates: 1967, undated
John B. Cromer certificate
Collection — Folder S0322
Scope and Contents This collection is one item, a certificate issued by Thomas A. Hendricks, Governor of the State of Indiana, “To all who shall see these Presents” authorizing John B. Cromer to serve as a Notary Public in Washington County. The Governor signed the document on January 18, 1875. His signature is very neat and legible. John E. Neff, Secretary of State, also signed on the front of the certificate. A large green seal of the State of Indiana as well as a black and white picture are on the front. The...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John B. Cromer certificate
John Wright Sr. papers
Collection — Folder S1464
Scope and Contents This collection includes a biography of John Wright Sr. from Washington County, Indiana ranging from 1844 to 1850 regarding the life and pilgrimage of John Wright Sr.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Wright Sr. papers