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Local history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Richmond, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S3108
Identifier: S3108
Scope and Contents The collection is an assortment of documents dated from 1888 and 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...
Dates: 1888, 1962-1967

Sam B. Woods papers

Identifier: L181
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed and signed and typed and signed correspondence from various people in the United States; typed, carbon copies and autographed articles from Bartlett and Sam B. Woods in Lake County, Indiana; typed foreward to book, "First Hundred Years of Lake County by Sam B. Woods; articles and addresses written by various people in the United States; newspaper articles and complete issues of newspapers; a typed and autographed list of members of the House of...
Dates: 1848-1941; undated

Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S1113
Identifier: S1113
Scope and Contents This article explains how Springfield Township was set off from Brookville Township in Franklin County, Indiana, on May 12, 1817. There were two published sources used for this article, plus nine individuals. Mr. Ridenour gives the history of the first settlers, the churches, schools, organizations, and families. On page three, he wrote: "The metropolis of Springfield Township is Mount Carmel... founded in 1832." Of the nine schools in the township in 1882, five were still standing in 1966....
Dates: 1817-1966

Thomas B. Helm papers

Identifier: L066
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed diaries from Thomas B. Helm in Logansport, Indiana ranging from 1862 to 1888 regarding weather, family and local events.
Dates: 1862-1871,1873-1888