Whitley County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 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.
Charles Ruch Company account books
Collection — Volume V160
Scope and Contents This collection contains two account books created by the Charles Ruch Company in Columbia City, Indiana dated 1881 to 1885 and 1879 to 1889.
Fred Norris papers
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Fred Norris while serving during the Spanish-American War, family correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an autograph album, ranging from 1841 to 1943. The majority of the clippings are obituaries from residences from Richland Township of Whitley County, Indiana. There are also oversize marriage certificates, 1874-1900 (B052) and 1890-1900 (OB034).
Dates: 1841-1943, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Fred Norris papers
J. W. Clark and Son account books
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains three account books from J. W. Clark and Son in Columbia City, Indiana regarding their veterinary business. The first two account books date 1895 to 1906 and 1906 to 1912; the third, smaller account book is dated 1923.
Dates: 1895-1912; 1923
Mary Alexander Kaufman collection
Collection — Folder S1891
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one poem titled, "Major's Only Son," the tale of an ill-fated and fatal love affair. It is handwritten on four pages and is composed of sixty-seven rhymed couplets or one hundred and thirty-four lines. When asked when the poem was written, Darwin Kelley, Mary Alexander Kaufman's great grandson, answered that it was "probably written and revised over a long period, 1855-1890."
Norris family photograph collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Norris family in Whitely County, Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to circa 1950 and undated regarding several generations of the family as well as the Hower, Carns, and Smale families, and the Norris family homes and businesses. Box 2 contains a late 19th-century photograph album with tintypes and cartes de visite of members of the Carns, Smale, and Norris families
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1950
O. Roy Norris clippings collection
Collection — Folder S2578
Scope and Contents This collection contains clippings of articles from local newspapers ranging from 1895 to 1909 regarding various activities and social events that O. Roy Norris attended. The bulk of the clippings are secured in a small ledger that was used as a scrapbook.
Ralph F. Gates oral history
Scope and Contents The collection contains two copies of a transcript and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview with Ralph F. Gates conducted by Randall Jehs for the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on February 3, 1971. There are also clippings from 1976 to 1978.Gates discusses his family and childhood; his political views; Indiana Republican politics and his involvement; practicing law; the Ku Klux Klan; the American Legion; and running for Governor and his term in office. He also talks...
South Whitley Community Public Library collection
Collection — Folder S2353
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of essays written about the early history of South Whitley and Cleveland Township of Whitley County, Indiana and compiled for South Whitley's centennial celebration in 1937. The history includes photocopies of an essay about Collamer, another small community in Cleveland Township; a typewritten transcription of "Time Out-Witted," an article regarding the “quarti-centennial” reunion of the members of the old Springfield Academy printed in a South Whitley...
South Whitley, Indiana church history collection
Collection — Folder S2583
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various documents ranging from 1942 to 1956, relating to churches and church personalities in North Manchester, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and Portland, Indiana. These materials include church histories, poetry, a church bulletin, letters, photographs, a roster, plus several captioned photographs clipped from newspapers. Nine of the nineteen items are newsclippings.There are also a few materials which do not pertain to Indiana, including newspaper...