Union County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
General store account book
Collection — Volume V019
Scope and Contents This collection includes an account book for a general store containing entries ranging from December 1838 to March 1840. It is unclear the exact location of the store, but most of the names recorded in the volume are of individuals who lived in Harrison Township, Union County, Indiana. Some surnames found in the account book include Clingenpeel, Eikenberry, Kingery, Lybrook, and Pullen. The book was later used as a scrapbook for recipes and home remedies clipped from newspapers circa 1860s to...
Dates: 1838-1840, circa 1860s-1880s
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / General store account book
George Harlan patent certificate
Collection — Folder OBC004
Scope and Contents This collection contains a document certifying that George Harlan’s application for a patent for an improvement that he made to a corn drill was approved on April 30, 1861.
Joshua Leach collection
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence to Joshua Leach’s brother James, who was a lawyer in Stamping Ground and New Castle, Kentucky. The correspondence covered politics, business transactions (railroad and land), and family matters. In addition, the collection also includes letters from Leach’s relatives in Weatherford, Texas (1860–1861) and Natchez, Mississippi (1867–1868).The collection contains business papers of the Cincinnati and Indianapolis Junction Railroad Company and...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Joshua Leach collection
Maurice S. Lafuze papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of manuscripts compiled and written by Maurice S. Lafuze ranging from 1952 to 1973. His manuscripts, "Whitewater Presbytery: A Brief History" (1952) and "Early Presbyterianism in Southeastern Indiana" (1967), include historical information of the presbytery and churches, biographical information of church pastors, lists of members, photographs, and a map with locations and founding dates of early Presbyterian churches. Lafuze compiled a sixty-one page...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Maurice S. Lafuze papers
"Romance of Real Life: A Tale of Iowa" letter
Collection — Folder S2315
Scope and Contents This collection includes a November 13, 1849 letter sent to John Milton Stanton of Dunlapsville, Union County, Indiana from W. Wright of Salem, Iowa. The letter has the heading "Romance of Real Life: A Tale of Iowa" and is a narrative of Wright's move to Iowa and his visit with a family who had moved there from Indiana in 1840. Wright adds a personal note to Stanton at the end, mentioning there were "plenty of girls, two fine ones" where he was boarding and that his school would commence in a...
Samuel B. Huddleston papers
Collection — Folder S694
Scope and Contents This collection includes a carbon of a typed document from Samuel B. Huddleston in Dublin, Indiana regarding the Spencer family in Union and Henry County, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1843-1917
Union County collection
Collection — Folder S1700
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to Union County, Indiana, including a program for the tenth annual commencement of Harrison Township School held at Hanna's Creek Church on May 6, 1899, a program for Union County's June 15, 1916 centennial celebration, and a copy of "Beech Grove Academy," a historical sketch of the school written by Minnie Stanton Stivers in circa 1942.
Dates: 1899- circa 1942
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Union County collection
William Haughton collection
Collection — Folder S610
Scope and Contents This collection is a three-page biography of William Haughton written by his daughter, Lucy Haughton White, ranging from 1803 to 1878 regarding his early life and his career as an educator.