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Miami County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection

Identifier: P069
Scope and Contents This collection includes black-and-white aerial photogrographs from 309th Observation Squadron of the United States Air Corps Reserve in Indiana ranging from 1931 to 1936 regarding counties and Civilian Conservation Corps company sites around the state. Photographs are stamped with the squadron's information and include the pilot's name and the date.
Dates: 1931-1936

Alexander Wilson letters

 Collection — Folder S2658
Identifier: S2658
Scope and Contents This collection includes two letters written by Alexander Wilson of Peru, Indiana. The first letter is dated November 25, 1844 and was sent to Mr. B.F. Morris of the Indianapolis branch of the State Bank of Indiana requesting a loan for the purchase of several hundred head of hogs from William Conner and John Stephenson of Hamilton County. The second letter is dated April 13, 1846 and was sent to Calvin Fletcher at Indianapolis in answer to a letter received from Fletcher regarding Wilson's...
Dates: 1844-1846

Dorothy Vesper Cook collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-080
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, and genealogical and local history research from Vesper Cook in Miami County, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio ranging from c1870 to 1977 regarding the Wilkinson, Sebring, Stickel and other related families.
Dates: circa 1870 - 1977

George Slocum letter

 Collection — Folder S2470
Identifier: S2470
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a letter written by George Slocum and sent to his aunt Frances Slocum in care of A. E. Godfrey of Peru, Miami County, Indiana. Dated December 28, 1845, the letter was written upon his return home to Bellevue, Huron County, Ohio following his visit with his aunt in Indiana.
Dates: 1845/12/28

Jackson Township, Miami County, Indiana Democratic poll book

 Collection — Folder S2678
Identifier: S2678
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a 1918 Democratic County Committee 60-day poll book used by a poll taker to record answers given by potential voters residing in the second precint of Jackson Township, Miami County, Indiana.
Dates: 1918

James A. Stoner collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2704
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items of Rev. James A. Stoner: two copy books used 1858-1859; a handwritten poem "My Dream" read by Mollie Strayer at the 1869 closing exercises of Peru High School; a carte de viste photograph of Stoner dated December 12, 1876; and his teacher's license for Miami County, Indiana dated January 31, 1880. Also included are items most likely kept by his wife, Sara "Lizzie" Stoner: a 1931 invitation to attend dedication service for a...
Dates: 1858-1937

John A. Graham collection

 Collection — Folder S2598
Identifier: S2598
Scope and Contents This collection includes 59 photocopies of newspaper articles and correspondence to and from John A. Graham in Peru, Indiana, ranging from 1839 to 1862, regarding his private, business, and editorial affairs.
Dates: 1839-1862

Joseph Cunningham collection

Identifier: L364
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of business correspondence between Joseph Cunningham and his clients. Some of the more recurrent of his business correspondents were Morris Printing Company, printers of the Swine Breeders Journal, J. B. Luyster, Lloyd Mugg, C.M. Dayton, C.S. William and Sons, and S. B. Wenger. The correspondence discusses the sale of Poland China Swine and Plymouth Rock Poultry eggs, including prices and pedigrees of the hogs. Some of the letters...
Dates: 1891-1966

Louis B. Berthelet and James Aveline collection

 Collection — Folder S2166
Identifier: S2166
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of correspondence ranging from 1836 to 1855 related to the fur trade partnership of Lewis Benjamin Berthelet and James Aveline of Peru, Indiana and Berthelet family correspondence. Besides Berthelet family members, other correspondents include John B. Richardville, Allen Hamilton, John A. Graham, and the New York businesses of Suydam, Sage and Co. and Grant and Barton. The collection also includes a January 18, 1846 letter sent to James Aveline from Spear...
Dates: 1836-1855

Miami County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Folder S2546
Identifier: S2546
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostatic copies of a variety of documents related to the history of Miami County, Indiana, including a January 1, 1833 letter certifying the purchase by Joseph B. Richardville, Jr. of “buildings erected for the use of the Commissioners at the late treaty held with the Miamies [sic] at the Forks of the Wabash in September 1832” and signed by Special Commissary Anthony L. Davis; receipts regarding the purchase of whisky and other items from Benbridge & Foster (June...
Dates: 1833-1925