Shelby 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 S018
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Albert Alyea. Included in the diary are notes about the birth and death dates of his family, his accounts with various stores, weather reports, his barn raising, and accounts of what he sold to other individuals. Alyea also uses the diary to write about his time spent in the Union Army during the Civil War. The diary also contains several additional items, including a newspaper clipping about new fishing laws, a real estate appraisal, and a newspaper...
Collection — Folder S3327
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 78-page unbound booklet created by by Henkel & Hanson, Architects and Engineers of Connersville, Indiana, for William F. Vogel, school superintendent, dated October 31, 1931. The specifications booklet, gives the proposed building plan for the Booker T. Washington Grade School in Shelbyville, Indiana, including the stone work, terrazzo work, sheet metal work, roofing, blackboards, and so on for the building.
Collection — Folder S617
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 16-page manuscript written by Claude J. Haymond regarding Shelby County's role in the 1851 Indiana constitutional convention. The manuscript gives a brief background of Indiana's first constitution of 1816 and the reasons why it was deemed necessary to create a new one. Haymond describes Shelbyville and Shelby County in 1850 and also quotes the description of Indianapolis written by Edward Eggleston at the time of the convention. Haymond's manuscript offers...
Dates: circa 1920s
Collection — Folder S1428
Scope and Contents These 19 xeroxed pages list women's names, costs, and measurements. On page 12, the writer notes "Sulphur Hill, Indiana" at the top of the page, and then gives dates on which family members started on trips. She wrote: "The big 'wash out' March 23rd 1898. War declared April 21st 1898. Lillie Neibert started for Iowa Sept. 14th 98. Dilbert and I went to house keeping April the 25th 1899. March 21st 1906, a big snow on enough that the mail man came in a sleigh. Papa arrived at Shelbyville Sept....
Collection — Folder S1070
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of an 18 page summary of the history of the Flat Rock Sabbath School from 1835-1875, written and read by William Porter in Flat Rock, Shelby County, Indiana, before the Epworth League on April 5, 1896.
Collection — Folder S020
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a typed, transcribed letter written by Francis Amos, Jr. of Shelby County, Indiana to his brother Richard Amos of Stokes County, North Carolina on August 15, 1859, concerning personal illness, religious conviction, family news, and farming.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and legal documents ranging from 1927 to 1930 regarding the estate of Jacob Witmer of Shelby County, Indiana and administrated by his nephew John H. Wilson. The collection also includes Velma Whitmer's notebook containing transcriptions of letters written by her mother and grandmother (1901-1907) and poems written by herself and her sister Mary (1912-1914); an April 29, 1837 deed signed by Nathan H. Wilson of Bartholomew County, Indiana granting land to...
Dates: 1837-1932, undated
Collection — Folder S1401
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents collected by Louis Wien, Jr. ranging from 1832 to 1918 and undated, including an "experience song" written for Thomas Whiteside on November 28, 1832; a January 23, 1841 deed signed by John W. Whiteside and William Hardy, both of Hancock County, Indiana; documents regarding penmanship by Benjamin Nixon and Nathan Earlywine (1843 and undated); rules of conduct and attendance list for school district no. 6, Shelby County, Indiana (1853-1854); William Vansickle vs...
Dates: 1832-1918, undated
Scope and Contents The collection includes the business and personal papers of the Leslie family, ranging from 1870 to 1969, and the Mohr family, ranging from 1835 to 1941. It has been organized into two main series, the Leslie family and Mohr family, with sub-series in each of personal papers and business papers, and a third series of oversize materials. The Leslie family series also includes sheet music. Business records of the Leslie family, which date from 1870 to 1969, include Walter Leslie’s...