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Local history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 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.
Dates: 1936-1941

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.
Dates: 1965/09/02

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

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.
Dates: 1889-1959, undated

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.
Dates: 1953-1965, undated

George Pence collection

Identifier: L376
Scope and Contents This collection includes George Pence's notebooks containing annotated records from all 92 Indiana counties. Created in 1921, his notebooks contain entries that relate information about the creation of the counties and townships, roads and bridges, railroads, courts, taxes, incorporations, county appointments and other county records ranging from 1790 to 1852. The collection also includes annotated records of different research subjects. Ranging from 1788 to 1852, the subjects are...
Dates: 1921; 1926/11/29

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.
Dates: circa 1940-1983

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.
Dates: 1804-1982

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."
Dates: 1926 May

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.
Dates: 1966