Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2218
Scope and Contents This collection includes a hand drawn plat of Belleville, the section of Mount Vernon, Indiana laid out by David T. Kimball. The plat was signed by Kimball and William F. Phillips, the surveyor of Posey County, on November 1, 1849. It was presented in person by Kimball to Nathaniel J. Lord, Justice of the Peace of Essex County, Massachusetts, on December 18, 1849 to be his "voluntary act and deed," and was signed by Lord and certified by Ebenezer Shillaber, the clerk of the Court of Common...
Dates: 1849 -1870
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the papers of the Brookville and Metamora Hydraulic Company from 1836 to 1944. Documents relating to physical facilities are specifications for locks, canals, surveys, and plats (some blue prints) of canal property. Business papers include a charter, articles of association, stock certificates, minutes of the Brookville and Metamora Hydraulic Company, legal documents pertaining to a court action against the Big Four Railway Company, and affidavit, deeds, contracts,...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a November 3, 1869 letter certifying that Rev. H.F. Miller was appointed fianancial secretary of Smithson College and was authorized to solicit funds for the Logansport institution; accounts, receipts and other documents ranging from 1869 to 1871 regarding the construction of the county jail and sheriff's residence; a May 29, 1889 application for natural gas to be used by D.D. (David Darwin) Dyeman; a circa 1888 document of the Dykeman, Wilson and Taber law office; two...
Collection — Folder S1893
Scope and Contents This collection is divided evenly between two families, the Denny family of LaGrange County and the McConnell family of Noble County. Materials related to the Denny family date from 1858-1939 and include a teacher's license, academic admission slips, a license to practice medicine issued by the United States Internal Revenue, and receipts. Items relating to the McConnell family date from 1849-1932 and include the diagram of a plat for a graveyard, a teacher's license, a notice of acceptance...
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
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. 1937), 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 believed to be drawn by Abel Cole, a...
Dates: 1932, 1957, undated
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business papers regarding Eagle Machine Works and indentures, deeds, plans, and other financial documents associated with land ownership and subdivision development in Indianapolis, Indiana. Also included are some personal papers and photographs from Hasselman and Blood families in various locations throughout the Midwest and United States including Indiana, Minnesota, and Kansas. Notable items include correspondence from May Wright Sewall and a wedding invitation...
Collection — Folder OBC061
Collection — Volume V399
Scope and Contents The collection includes one book of plat maps (ca. 1930s) for the Indianapolis area. The book has an alphabetical index of additions and subdivisions north of 32nd Street in Indianapolis. Loose materials enfolded in the book date from 1931 to 1968, and also relate to specific additions and subdivisions of the north side of Indianapolis.