Owen County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 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 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 S2096
Scope and Contents This collection includes three items related to Owen County, Indiana: a February 22, 1839 handwritten letter sent by O.H. Gallup, secretary of the Owen County Botanico Medical Board, to Dr. Cary O'Neal of Greene County with a request for the doctor to deliver a lecture on the botanic theory and practice of medicine at the board's next meeting; a typewritten copy of a February 1, 1928 response letter sent to a Mrs. Thoms from Miss Alice Milligan of Cragmont, North Madison, Indiana regarding...
Collection — Folder S1761
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter written by Peter Shaffer on January 17, 1858 and sent to John and Mary Smith of Vandalia, Owen County, Indiana. In the letter he mentions that their "dear sister Eve Ann departed this life and died last October 13th."