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Rush County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Miller family store account book

 Collection — Volume V229
Identifier: V229
Scope and Contents This collection contains one account book created by the Miller family in Falmouth, Indiana ranging from 1891 to 1895. It includes sales and trades done between the family and famers in the town and childhood drawings and writing by Herschel E. Miller.
Dates: 1891-1895

Nora Bagley collection

 Collection — Folder S0048
Identifier: S0048
Scope and Contents This collection comprises letters poems and song lyrics, and invitations to dances/balls to Nora Bagley in Muncie, Indiana from friends and relatives in Elwood and Arlington, Indiana,
Dates: 1882-1886

Richland Academy periodical

 Collection — Folder S2115
Identifier: S2115
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "The Students Dewdrop," a handwritten periodical "devoted to religious literature, the arts and sciences, agriculture, fun, current news, and all matters of general interest. Independent in all things, neutral in nothing." The October 3, 1860 edition was issued by Miss Etta McCoy as editress and Mr. A. Rankin Foster as editor and contains a prospectus and a number of essays written by Richand Academy students.
Dates: 1860/10/04

Roberts Settlement collection

Identifier: L176
Scope and Contents This collection is a photostat copy of the Library of Congress collection of the same name (MMC-1624). The collection includes correspondence, indentures, free papers, business and tax receipts, deeds, family records, newspaper clippings, genealogical and other papers. The collection also includes military records relating to the Civil War and an 1832 contract to build the first African Methodist Episcopal Church in Indiana.
Dates: 1734-1944

Rush County School reorganization collection

 Collection — Folder S1690
Identifier: S1690
Scope and Contents The collection includes three items: a copy of a one-page summary on the history of centralized township schools of Rush County, titled Centennial History of Rush County, edited by A.L. Gary and E.B. Thomas, Historical Publishing Company, Indianapolis, 1921. The document credits Washington Township Trustee William S. Hall of Rush County for being “the original promoter of consolidation of schools in Indiana”. The collection also includes a copy of a two-page letter dated April 7,...
Dates: 1921, 1926

Rush County, T. J. Pattison daybook

 Collection — Folder S2510
Identifier: S2510
Scope and Contents This daybook measures 7 3/4 inches wide by 12 1/4 inches high. Every other page is hand numbered through page 72. The first 12 pages are an index to the entries. Names are listed alphabetically on the index pages, with the corresponding entries given on the following pages. The accounts were kept from 1830 to 1831. The entries include the item purchased and the cost of same. At the back of the book are four loose items: (1) post card to D. Collins from the Greenfield Mutual Burial Association...
Dates: 1830-1905

The Sampler furniture store advertisements

 Collection — Folder S2421
Identifier: S2421
Scope and Contents This collection includes two picture postcard advertisements for The Sampler furniture showroom in Homer, Indiana. Dating from the 1950s to 1960s, each postcard has information about the store and a map showing its location on the address side, and pictures from the store's dining room displays on the reverse side.
Dates: circa 1950-1960