Miami County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 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 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 discuss advertising in various...
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
Scope and Contents The collection comprises materials Webster Parry collected from Society of Friends monthly meetings, beginning in the 1880s. He compiled the information into separate record books for each Quaker community, not only from Indiana but also Miami County, Ohio. The information includes births, marriages, and deaths, beginning in 1708 and continuing through 1928 when he donated them to the Indiana State Library. The books were microfilmed in April 1964.
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral history transcripts of interviews with 45 individuals, conducted by George Dingledy for the Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project ranging from 1971 to 1986, regarding their lives and the history of Wabash, Indiana and the surrounding area.