Gibson County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 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.
Amos Hatheway papers
Collection — Folder S609
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the specifications for the building of the Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton,Indiana in 1841, a letter asking for clarification for specifications and suggestions for painting the courthouse signed by Barlow & Ames, a listing for the full cost to build the courthouse, a bill from E.W. Wilkerson regarding masonry work, and bills for plastering, bricks, painting, sundries, rough rock, and glazing for the courthouse.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Amos Hatheway papers
David Barr Robb collection
Collection — Folder S1121
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats and typed pages which include family charts, a page from the family Bible, an 1830 speech about Mr. Robb given by Eliza Brownlee, undated genealogical information, and biographical information about David Robb and Joseph Eckley.David's father, Captain James Robb, was a merchant in Ireland but was arrested and sent to prison for transporting sassafras, during the tea crisis with the colonies. James escaped and came to America. Mr. and Mrs. Robb had...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / David Barr Robb collection
Gibson County collection
Collection — Folder S1666
Scope and Contents This collection includes a blotting paper with an advertisement for Fleming and Snow, druggists and booksellers of Princeton, Indiana from the 1880s and a print of a sketch by J. B. Westbrook of Robert Mitchell's residence that was located one and one half miles north of Princeton from circa 1870-1890.
Dates: circa 1870-1890
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Gibson County collection
Gibson County, Providence Primitive Baptist Church collection
Collection — Folder S1824
Scope and Contents This collection includes three typescript copies of the judicial business of the Providence Primitive Baptist Church of Gibson County, Indiana. Ranging from 1827 to 1845, the thirty case records consist of charges brought against members of the congregation for various transgressions, including intoxication, immoral conduct and non-attendance, anger and abrupt language, non-payment of debts, and dancing the Virginia reel.
Henry E. Wahl collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters to Henry E. Wahl from his parents (1936–1945) and letters to his parent during World War II. The letters originate from Bloomington, Indiana, California, Hawaii, and the Pacific. Included are letters from Donald Wahl, a naval officer serving in the Pacific.Additionally, the collection contains a notebook with a diary of a trip from Evansville Indiana to Nashville, Tennessee in and accounts for a schoolteacher in Gibson County in 1866, as well as...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Henry E. Wahl collection
Lucius C. Embree papers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business, political, and personal papers of Elisha, James T., David F., and Lucius Embree ranging from 1800 to 1930. Elisha Embree's papers include receipts, accounts, land indentures, and other financial papers relating to his land and business interests; correspondence regarding his legal business in Princeton, Evansville, and other southwestern Indiana towns, including retained copies of Embree's letters and correspondence of his partners Samuel Hall and Charles...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Lucius C. Embree papers
Nelson and Gilly Ann Perry registration certificates
Collection — Folder S1906
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two certificates of registration issued by Andrew Lewis, Clerk of Gibson County, state of Indiana, certifying that "Nelson Perry, a mulatto of 33 years of age, and Gilly Ann Perry, a Negress of 28 years of age, were entitled to reside in the state of Indiana, as proved by the witness of each other, starting from the first day of November, 1851."
William N. Thompson cyphering book
Collection — Folder S1308
Scope and Contents This cyphering book is written in both ink and pencil. The pages are numbered in ink through 48, followed by 14 blank pages. On the first page is a drawing of a house (side view) under construction, with the following words below: "When this you see, remember me." Some headings on the pages are: "Simple Reduction," "Rule of Three," and "Simple Interest." The arithmetic is neatly written in blue or black ink. On pages 45, 46, and 48, names with birthdates are written. Also on page 48 are the...