Owen County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Folder S023
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a typed document entitled "Tales of a Wayside Tavern: A Few Yarns Spun by Bige Hatfield” written by Carl Anderson in Spencer, Owen County, Indiana, undated, regarding the Lewis House inn and the stories told there by "Bige Hatfield" during the early 20th century.
Collection — Folder S2475
Scope and Contents This collection contains various papers of the Coffey family, including a December 1, 1851 land grant for property in Owen County, Indiana issued to Joshua Kelly, a private in Captain Miller's Company of the Kentucky Volunteers during the War of 1812; a certificate issued December 31, 1946 by the Indiana Adjutant General's Office certifying Edward R. Bladen's service with Company H, 10th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War; and a certificate of Joel A. Coffey's appointment as postmaster...
Dates: 1851-circa 1983
Collection — Folder S869
Scope and Contents This collection includes a discharge certificate, a catalogue of flags carried by Indiana regiments in the Mexican, Civil, and Spanish-American wars, and a typed autobiography from David I. McCormick in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1898 to 1929, regarding personal reminiscences, family history, Owen County, politics, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Collection — Volume V030
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book used by multiple people containing entries ranging from 1835 to 1881 and undated. It was first used by Elam Willey for his general store located in Crawford County, Indiana (1835-1837). It was then used by his son-in-law William Butt and contains an undated sermon on the resurrection and a number of newspaper clippings, including several from the Western Christian Advocate (1848-1849, undated). There is also a small amount of genealogical information...
Dates: 1835-1881, undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This colleciton includes 2 sets of photocopies of Isaac N. Winan's memoir regarding his service with Company B, 4th Indiana Volunteers during the Mexican-American War (circa 1880). Written after a "lapse of thirty-three years," Winan's narrative notes the names of many of the men he served with and describes the regiment's marches, travels by steamboat on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and relates other observations regarding the people, places, and events that he saw and experienced during...
Dates: circa 1880, 1971
Scope and Contents This collection includes three folders of photographs used by Jesse T. Johnson in his work, showing interiors and exteriors of many buildings around Indiana and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The correspondence and James Whitcomb Riley memorabilia primarily belong to Harriet Eitel Johnson, who was involved in the restoration of Riley's birthplace in Greenfield, Riley day, Riley Hospital, and various other commemorations of the poet. There is also a folder of writings by Harriet...
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Tipton’s correspondence and business papers from the period 1810-1839 in Indiana. His correspondence, including retained copies of his outgoing letters, includes letters relating to the operations of the Indiana Militia in the 1810s; and political correspondence regarding the work of the state legislature (1820s-1830s), his senatorial elections (1831, 1832), his appointments to federal office (1831-1839), and local, state, and national issues, particularly...
Collection — Folder S2411
Scope and Contents This collection contains an election returns document that certified the number of votes cast in Owen County for each candidate running for the office of governor and lieutenant governor in 1896. The certificate was signed by the clerk of the Owen Circuit Court on November 10, 1896 and includes the county seal. The second document is a sheriff's certification of the election of Perry McCart as joint representative of Dubois, Lawrence, and Orange counties, signed at the Orange County Courthouse...