Wayne County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
James Nicholson and Jonas Hatfield indenture
Collection — Folder OB038
Scope and Contents This collection contains one indenture between James Nicholson and Jonas Hatfield regarding the purchase of land in Wayne County, Indiana dated August 27, 1851.
John Prichet journals
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three hand written journals (1849-1851) of Dr. John Prichet describing his journey from Indiana to California during the Gold Rush. His journals cover his trip from Centreville, Indiana to California by steamboat on the Ohio and Missouri rivers, and overland from Independence, Missouri to California using the Truckee River route; his life in the mining camps near Yuba City and Sacramento, California; and his return trip by ship from San Francisco through Panama, to...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John Prichet journals
John T. Chenoweth collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains 41 account books, correspondence, and an obituary from John T. Chenoweth in Cincinnati, Ohio (1860); Huntsville, Randolph County, Indiana (1861-1863); Williamsburg, Wayne County (1863-1875); and Winchester, Randolph County (1875-1903).
Jones Hardware Company advertising ink blotter
Collection — Folder S2268
Scope and Contents This collection includes one unused advertising ink blotter from the Jones Hardware Company of Richmond, Indiana. Printed on the front of the blotter are calendars for June-August 1924 and lists various items sold by the company. On the reverse side is absorbent blotting paper.
Josiah Pugh tax receipts
Collection — Folder S2580
Scope and Contents Four receipts, dated from the year 1834 (assuming payment of taxes within the year due) to the year 1843, make up Collection S2580. All payments are of state, county, and (in one instance perhaps) road taxes made to the County Treasurer of Wayne County, Indiana.Item Listing:[1834?] Receipt to Josiah Pugh for $1 for state and county taxes for 1834.[1834?] Receipt to Josiah Pugh for $1.28 for state and county taxes for 1836.1841, Dec. 13. Receipt...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Josiah Pugh tax receipts
L. C. Smith letter
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from L. C. Smith to Simeon Chase in Wayne County, Indiana on December 2, 1818 regarding the county, health of the people, and his salary as a teacher.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / L. C. Smith letter
Lee Ault speech
Collection — Folder S040
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a speech, “The Whitewater Canal”, written by Lee Ault. The paper read before the Wayne County Historical Society at its quarterly meeting on November 17, 1900.
Dates: 1900 November 17
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Lee Ault speech
Lena M. Hiatt, Wayne County, Indiana photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP073
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Lena M. Hiatt in Wayne County, Indiana ranging from circa 1900 to 1931 regarding places, buildings, and some objects in Richmond, Indiana and a couple of images of Centerville and other towns.
Dates: circa 1900-1931
Martz family photographs
Collection — Folder SP082
Scope and Contents This collection includes carte-de-visite photographs and a tintype of members of the Martz family from the "album of W. T. Smith," taken in Evansville, Indianapolis, and Cambridge City, Indiana; Olney, Illinois; and other unknown places in the United States, ranging from circa 1850 to circa 1880 and depicting individuals from the family.
Dates: circa 1850-circa 1880
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Martz family photographs
Nathan R. Overman collection
Collection — Folder S1035
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters sent to Nathan R. Overman predominantly from Nathan Cadwallader of Wayne and Randolph Counties, Indiana (1850-1878). The collection also contains Overman's original August, 1850 articles of agreement for teaching school in Tetersburg and a photocopy and transcription of another agreement from November 11, 1851; photocopies of his 1861 Franklin Almanac and Diary; a December 6, 1866 note authorizing payment of additional bounty for Civil War...