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Lawrenceburg (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Archibald Shaw autobiography

 Collection — Folder S1168
Identifier: S1168
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 100-page copy of the "Autobiography of Archibald Shaw," ranging from 1765 to 1934, regarding his family history, including the names of Shaw, Rous, Fitch, and more.
Dates: undated

Dearborn County collection

 Collection — Folder S1655
Identifier: S1655
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following documents related to Dearborn County, Indiana: the roll of Captain James McGuire’s company of volunteers from Dearborn County during the War of 1812; a newspaper clipping of the August 1839 general election results; Nelson F. Hood’s pardon and release for the crime of fornication, signed July 27, 1877 by Governor James D. Williams; remittance of a fine to Smith Fowler for the crime of fornication signed January 31, 1878 by Gov. Williams; a list of...
Dates: 1812-1948

Elizabeth White letter

 Collection — Folder S1391
Identifier: S1391
Scope and Contents This collection includes an April 28, 1851 handwritten letter by Elizabeth White from Lawrenceburg, Indiana and sent to her daughter Nancy and son-in-law Jonathan Houck. In the letter Mrs. White mentions the loss of all her belonging in a fire, news regarding family members, and asks if she may "fetch" her bed and come and stay with Nancy.
Dates: 1851/04/28

Jacob Scogin papers

 Collection — Folder S1153
Identifier: S1153
Scope and Contents This collection includes various documents and receipts from Jacob B. Scogin, in Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, ranging from 1835 to 1842, regarding business and finances for a boarding house as well as life in early Indiana. Included among items are memorandum books, miscellaneous accounting notes, and boarding receipts.
Dates: 1835-1842

Margaret Eliza Vance Morris clippings

 Collection — Folder S0988
Identifier: S0988
Scope and Contents The collection contains newspaper clippings of the “A Hoosier Listening Post” column by Kate Milner Rabb ranging from September to October, 1930. The selected columns ran in the Indianapolis Star in September and October 1930. Rabb reprinted substantial excerpts of letters from Margaret Eliza Vance Morris to William Hamilton Lazarus Noble written in the 1840s while Noble was at Wabash College. Rabb obtained the letters from Mrs. Ferris Taylor, granddaughter...
Dates: 1930

Ohio, Wabash, and White Rivers flood collection

 Collection — Folder S1538
Identifier: S1538
Scope and Contents No author is given for this 28-page, typed manuscript. The narrative accompanied aerial photos showing the floods in Jeffersonville, New Albany, Madison, Lawrenceburg, and other places. Pages 1-8 gives a general report of the 1937 floor. Pages 9-22 tells of the trip by Governor Townsend and his party. Pages 23-28 continues the narrative decribing aerial views. The narrative tells of the work by WPA men. The Niblack levee north of Vincennes on the Wabash River was saved by "heroic efforts." ...
Dates: 1937

Protection Insurance Company policies

 Collection — Folder OBC163
Identifier: OBC163
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 insurance policies, one for a boat and one for a building, issued by the Protection Insurance Company in Indiana in 1835.
Dates: 1835

"The Standard Vehicle Company of Lawrenceburg, Indiana" historical sketch

 Collection — Folder S2401
Identifier: S2401
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of "The Standard Vehicle Company of Lawrenceburg, Indiana," a historical sketch written circa 1960 about the buggy manufacturer that once operated in Dearborn County. The 9-page history includes a title page with Harriet Fox's signature at the bottom, presumably the author of the sketch; a bibliography page titled "Biography"; and photographs and clippings.
Dates: circa 1960

Whitewater Canal collection

 Collection — Folder S2328
Identifier: S2328
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials from Charles Wesler of Batesville, Indiana ranging from 1829 to 1949, regarding the construction and restoration of the Whitewater Canal. Items in the collection are a 7-page original typed historical narrative titled, “Who Pioneered in the Reconstruction of the White Water Canal?”; a 14-page appendix of subject matter relevant to the history of the Whitewater Canal; 26 original bills and receipts from merchant George Tousey of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, relevant...
Dates: 1829-1949