Indiana -- Local history -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Connersville, Indiana collection
Collection — Folder S415
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters; telegrams; advertising; and business forms from various sources in Indiana, Minnesota, and Ohio ranging from 1833 to 1935 regarding personal and business matters.
Evelyn Mae Craig papers
Collection — Folder S0309
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed, signed letters in English and German, newspaper articles and an issue of the Ford Times from Evelyn Mae Craig and others, including William A. Holman, Filomena Gould, John Macdonald, Susan M. Ostrom, and Wayne Guthrie in Indiana, Toronto, Canada, and Washington, D.C., ranging from 1882 to regarding legislative business, a family tree, local history and personal achievements.
Dates: 1882-1963, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Evelyn Mae Craig papers
Gendron Wintin collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of notebooks on Shelby County history and genealogy, including copies of newspaper stories and reminiscences on Shelby County in the 19th century. The collection also contains a published map titled Shelbyville Indiana Wards and Precincts (ca. 1932) (OB053), a published plat book titled, Plat Book of Shelby County, Indiana, Keyes Map Service, Peru, Indiana (circa 1932), and a hand-drawn map titled Original Town of Shelbyville...
Dates: 1932, 1957, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Gendron Wintin collection
Hendricks County historical sketches
Collection — Folder S0957
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of typewritten transcriptions of "A Primitive History of Hendricks County" articles by an "Old Settler" printed in the Hendricks County Union from from May to August, 1864. The collection also contains photocopies of the typewritten transcription of the speech "Centennial Educational Sketch of Hendricks County, Indiana" read by J.A.C. Dobson on July 4, 1876 and printed in the Danville Union on December 21, 1876.
Henry County collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, business, court, government and legal documents, and a typed copy of records of the Henry County Female Anti-Slavery Society ranging from 1830 to 1935 regarding deeds, invoices, titles, taxes, library books, and organizational business.
Dates: 1830-1900 and undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Henry County collection
John Hewitt Jones collection
Collection — Folder S2189
Scope and Contents John Hewitt Jones wrote his biography, which is typed on seven long sheets. There are original documents and letters from 1793 through 1878. Several sheets give passenger names with their embarkation and destination on various riverboat trips. A document on blue paper, dated August 22, 1851, records resolutions for establishing the Rising Sun Wesleyan Seminary. In an envelope, hand-written diary pages and typed partial pages give historic information about Rising Sun from 1880 through 1887. ...
John Vawter, Jennings County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Folder one includes an 8-page mimeographed copy of "Biographies and Recollections of Early Settlers of Jennings County". Biographies included are of Thomas Pool; Darius Robinson; William Sage; Adam Brower; William Johnson; and William T. Scott.Also included is a 3-page mimeographed copy of "The Early History of Jennings County", by Hiram Prather; a 9 page mimeographed copy of a play about John Vawter of Vernon, Indiana; and a 3 page mimeographed copy of a document titled "State...
Johnson County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Folder one includes a 10-page typed carbon copy of "Early Churches of Johnson County", written by Faye Deputy Walters for the November 1938 meeting of the Daughters of the Union. Faye was the granddaughter of Joseph B. Deputy, Civil War veteran, 27th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Volunteers, Company H.Folder two includes 2 items. Item one is a 2-page copy of the financial report for the 1943 Johnson County Free Fair. The second item is a bound school record book of attendance records...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Johnson County collection
Mary Jennison Simpson diary
Collection — Folder S1190
Scope and Contents This collection includes one diary from Mary Jennison Simpson in Indiana ranging from 1882 to 1883 regarding family life, neighbors, visits with family in Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and other parts of Indiana, church, and other aspects of daily life.
Parke County collection
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),...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Parke County collection