Miami County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Folder 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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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...
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...
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder 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...
Collection — Folder S2047
Scope and Contents The collection includes two photocopied typesc1ipt recollections by King about mills in Miami and Grant Counties dated 1966 and 1970. Included are descriptions of two events, changing ownership of the Peoria and Conners mills and technological changes that took place within and near the mills. Technological changes include switching from the use of water power to the use of steam and cylinder gasoline engines and from the use of bmT stones for flour or grist (feed) production to the use of...
Dates: 1966, 1970