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Plainfield (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Eloise Castetter papers

 Collection — Folder S2517
Identifier: S2517
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five documents written by Eloise Castetter on historical topics in Indiana ranging from 1973 to 1976, regarding the Indiana Boys' School and other facilities operated by the Indiana Department of Corrections near Plainfield Indiana including the Reception-Diagnostic Center and the Indiana Youth Center, as well as Hendricks County history.
Dates: 1973-1976

Hendricks County collection

 Collection — Folder S1671
Identifier: S1671
Scope and Contents This collection includes carbon copies of transcriptions made by Helen C. Waddell in 1971 of the following articles from the Plainfield, Indiana Friday Caller : "Clayton's History" published on March 26, 1909, "Hazelwood's Steady Growth" from April 2, 1909, "Doras Hiss Interviewed" from October 22, 1909, and "Plainfield Early Days," originally published in the paper as "Dorcas G. Hiss Tells of Plainfield Early...
Dates: 1909-1971

Indiana restaurant menus collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1624
Scope and Contents This collection comprises menus and other items from and concerning various restaurants in Indiana, including Carmel, Columbus, Dayton, Nashville, Plainfield, Rushville, and South Bend, but the bulk are from Indianapolis, ranging from 1978 to 1979. They are single sheets as well as plush folders. Besides the menus, there is one paper coaster from The Coffee Pot in Pennville, and a post card from The Durbin Hotel in Rushville, which also had a menu. Oversize items include a Sagamore...
Dates: 20th century

Lakin family correspondence

 Collection — Folder S0798
Identifier: S0798
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Lakin family of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1861 to 1863. The collection includes a letter written by M. Calvert (Mary Lakin Calvert) from Plainfield to "Dear Brother" with L.S. Lakin written at the bottom (January 1, 1861); a letter written on the back of Mary's letter from J.W. Lakin (Joseph W.) to "Dear Father" and sent from Camp McCauley, Paducah, Kentucky (January 12, 1862); a letter from Plainfield from J. W. (John...
Dates: 1861-1863

Petty family photographs

 Collection — Folder SP089
Identifier: SP089
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Petty family in Indianapolis, Plainfield, and North Salem, Indiana ranging from circa 1860 to 1919 regarding members of the family, a grocery store in North Salem in 1917, and G. Harvey Petty's 8th grade class.
Dates: circa 1860-1919

Plainfield High School Future Farmers of America collection

Identifier: L744
Scope and Contents This collection contains two plaques from the Plainfield (Indiana) High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter. The first plaque was given in recognition of the students receiving a silver in classifications in the 1954 National Chapter Contest and the second plaque has the names of the chapter members who were awarded the Hoosier Farmer Degree around circa 1955.The Plainfield High School FFA scrapbooks (V380) are also part of this collection and contain photographs,...
Dates: 1947-1957

Ransom T. Young letters

 Collection — Folder S1477
Identifier: S1477
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from members of the Young family of Indiana, including Ransom T. Young, his wife Emma, and his brothers, James M. and John C. Young, to their sister, Mary E. (Young) Jones between 1864 and 1875. There are also other Civil War letters from Hoosier soldiers and their relatives, including letters sent to James and Mary (Johnson) Briggs of Utica, Indiana from their brothers and friends, as well as two letters from J.W. Lakin to his siblings from 1861 to 1865....
Dates: 1861-1875

William Andrew account book

 Collection — Volume V325
Identifier: V325
Scope and Contents This collection contains an account book kept for a store run by William Andrew of Plainfield, Indiana ranging from 1841 to 1843. In it, Andrews details what was purchased in his store and how much was spent on each item.
Dates: 1841-1843

William Townsend collection

 Collection — Folder S1319
Identifier: S1319
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied letters and the will of William Townsend, a resident of Plainfield, Indiana. Some of the corespondents were: Esther Hollowell (William's sister); Rebecca Parker (William's sister); Daniel and Martha Ramsey (Martha was the daughter of William and Ann Townsend); William P. and Mary A. Outland; and Frederick Newby.
Dates: 1835-1873