Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 20 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;...
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations collected by local genealogist and historian Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana, ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, U.S. Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records.There is an oversize document, "The Early History of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier, Indiana" by Rev. C. H. Kendall, circa 1908...
Dates: 1839-1972, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-drawn surveyor and plat maps, drawings, and papers from Cyrus R. Clevenger in Bartholomew County, Indiana ranging from 1870 to 1962 regarding Bartholomew County and surrounding counties, including Jackson, Jennings, Johnson, and Lawrence counties.
Dates: 1870-1962, undated
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. 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
Collection — Folder OBC071
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a February 27, 1843 deed between Williamson and Mary Dunn and Morgan Patton for a parcel of land that was part of the southwest quarter of section 12 in township 3 north of range 9 east in Hanover Township, Jefferson County, Indiana. The collection also includes a photocopy of the plat of the southwest addition of the town of Hanover, laid out by the trustees of Hanover College, and signed and dated February 12, 1850 by Williamson Dunn.
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...