Parke County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, negatives, and postcards from Martha E. Wright in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to 1932 and undated regarding individual family members, daily life, recreational activities, parades in Indianapolis, industrial scenes, railroads, bridges, and steamboatsThere are also miscellaneous letters, programs, periodicals, and publications including 4 issues of the Greencastle High School periodical, The...
Dates: circa 1860-1932, undated
Scope and Contents The collections consists of a typed draft of Parke County's history. The draft is organized chronologically with the following chapters: Aboriginal Period, Aboriginal Period to the Period of Conquest, Period of Conquest, Period of Conquest and Settlement by Pioneer Whites, Indiana and Park County, Early Folk Stories, The Story of Salmon Lusk, and Turkey Run from 1880 to 1890. Additionally, the collection contains land deeds (1856-1920), an article "The Indiana Reserve of Parke County" (1927),...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Reynolds family ranging from 1849-1907. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters written by Verus Reynolds and sent to his Aunt Catherine Reynolds Sheppard. The collection also includes letter sent to Catherine from her mother, Susannah Reynolds; her brothers Joshua and Jeremiah Reynolds; sister Delilah Reynolds; cousins Robert B. Reynolds and John and Jane Elliott; and her nephew Herbert Reynolds and his wife Fanny....
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs and two postcards from the Russell and Rainwater families in Parke County, Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to 1940, undated regarding members of the family, their home, and their daily lives.
Dates: circa 1860-1940, undated
Collection — Folder S689
Scope and Contents The collection contains two speeches given by Howard. The first was given at Wabash College. The second was given at a meeting of the Athenian Society of Indiana University. Also included is a biographical sketch of Howard that was originally printed in the Democratic Review. The sketch is comprised of excerpts from a speech given by Joseph Albert Wright in Rockville, Indiana, on July 4, 1846.
Dates: 1842, 1847
Collection — Folder S1276
Scope and Contents Written by Tilghman Howard Swaim, these 2 essays are typed with a few corrections and additions in ink. The 6 page essay is the "Biography of Colonel Jehu B. Swaim of Parke County, Indiana." In this document, Tilghman writes about his family history beginning with 3 Swaim brothers who came from Holland to New York in the 17th century. The Michael Swaim family lived in North Carolina, and moved to Parke County, Indiana, when Jehu (1803-1882) was 15 years old. Jehu was involved in various...
Collection — Folder S923
Scope and Contents The collection contains a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with William P. Evans conducted by Thomas Krasean for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on May 2, 1969. Evans discusses his family and schooling; Governor Hanly and his interests in prohibition; his military service; his wife; the Ku Klux Klan; some of his more prominent cases; and his work for the Public Service Company of Indiana. He also talks about Governors Warren T. McCray and Ed Jackson and...