Spencer County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 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 S2370
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of an account book kept by Augustin Pursel of Spencer County, Indiana. The account book has two distinct writing styles, with entries written in cursive from 1846 and entries written in block lettering ranging from 1845 to 1853.
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel for an oral history interivew with Bendedict C. Birchler, conducted by Gerald Hanfield for the Indiana State Library on May 4, 1977. Bircher describes boyhood in rural Indiana, his teaching methods, and school discipline. Birchler worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the 1930 and he discusses Prohibition and the Depression and its effects on farming. At the time of this interview, he lived in the house he and his...
Scope and Contents This collection includes Benjamin WIlson Smith’s writings about the history of Warrick, Spencer, and White counties, Indiana and Harrison County, West Virginia, Manchester Academy and the postal system. Also included are his accounts of a trip from Virginia to White County in 1846 and an autobiography. Also, his scrapbook of clippings and notes on politics, his advice to students in Dearborn County, Daughters of the American Revolution applications for his family, correspondence with his...
Collection — Folder S412
Collection — Folder S0053
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Baker’s letters to Thelma M. Murphy of Indianapolis. Murphy was able to obtain resources that furthered Baker’s research into the history of Spencer County, and especially Abraham Lincoln. Also contained in this collection are clippings from the Grandview Monitor of Baker’s writings on subjects related to his correspondence with Murphy.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Indiana Department of Conservation in Lincoln City, Indiana ranging from circa 1935 to circa 1946 regarding the planning and construction of the memorial, including the creation and installation of its bas-relief panels, and the shots of the site itself. There are also numerous photographs of meetings and ceremonies which include members of the Indiana Lincoln Union and the Indiana Department of Conservation, as well as Indiana governors, at the...
Dates: circa 1935-circa 1946
Collection — Folder SP041
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic slides from different cities in Indiana ranging from circa 1950s to 1960s regarding buildings, monuments, businesses, other structures, and urban and rural scenes.
Dates: circa 1950-circa 1960
Collection — Folder S0416
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written by James H. Edwards to Miss Mertie Barker regarding her article on the Cyclorama building that housed the Battle of Atlanta. The Cyclorama had once been in Indianapolis, but was located at Grant Park in Atlanta, Georgia, at the time this letter was written.