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Local history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Charles T. Baker papers

 Collection — Folder S0053
Identifier: 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.

Clarence Edmondson papers

 Collection — Folder S405
Identifier: S0405
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopy of a typed carbon copy from Clarence Edmondson in Clayton, Indiana on 1965/09/02 regarding a trip to the American Muzzle Loading Rifle Association convention.

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.

Erma Cox papers

 Collection — Folder S304
Identifier: S0304
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied, typed and autographed documents from Erma Cox, Celetina Phelps and others in Martinsville, Indiana ranging from 1889 to 1959 regarding Martinsville, Morgan County and United States history and poetry.

Esther Bradburn papers

 Collection — Folder S134
Identifier: S0134
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper articles and typed copy from Esther Bradburn in Lake Village, Indiana ranging from 1955-1965 regarding life in Newton County, with emphasis on local history.

Herbert Heller collection

Identifier: L220
Scope and Contents This collection contains several church, Sunday school, and circuit histories compiled by Herbert Heller from across Indiana.

John M. Smith collection

Identifier: L596
Scope and Contents This collection includes booklets, letters, photographs, maps, tintypes, newspaper clippings and realia from John M. Smith's personal collection ranging from 1790 to 1997 regarding Indiana history.

Lannes McPhetridge collection

 Collection — Folder S903
Identifier: S0903
Scope and Contents The collection contains a May 1928 typed article, writen by Lannes McPhetridge, titled "A Tiger Lily Transplanted Folowers Which Tied Mrs. Robert Louis Steveson to an Indiana Homestead."

Maude McMahan collection

 Collection — Folder S897
Identifier: S0897
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed history of Brownstown titled, "A Time to Remember" by Maude McMahan.

Richmond, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S3108
Identifier: S3108
Scope and Contents The collection is an assortment of documents dated from 1962 to 1967, relating to Richmond, Indiana community and cultural organizations. Organizations represented include the Richmond Civic Theatre, the Art Association of Richmond, Richmond Parks Club, the Tax Research Bureau of the Richmond Board of Realtors, Jaycees of Richmond, Old Settlers, American Friends Service Committee, Hayes Regional Arboretum, Society for the Preservation and Use of Resources, and Richmond's Committee of 100, Inc.