Delaware County (Ind.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
309th Observation Squad, United States Air Corps Reserve, Indiana aerial photograph collection
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.
David Henry Harrison Shewmaker collection
Collection — Folder S1175
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 24-page pamphlet published in 1904 of the address, "What War Has Done" by D.H.H. Shewmaker, that he gave at the eighth annual reunion of the Delaware County Veterans. In his address, Shewmaker discusses the American Civil War and other historic wars that influenced nations and the individuals involved. This collection also includes a one-page handwritten biography of Shewmaker circa 1967.
Delaware County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains several documents related to Delaware County, Indiana, including William Cockerell’s August 1, 1880 report for Ditch No. 36, his December 28, 1883 tax notice for the ditch and an August 8, 1884 letter sent by his attorney to Muncie attorneys Mellette and Orr regarding issue with tax and promissory note signed by Alex and John Steel; an abstract of title dated November 10, 1880 for lots 5 and 6 in block number 1 of Goldsmith C. Gilbert’s donation to “Muncietown”; a...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Delaware County collection
Delaware County Jail matron's diaries
Scope and Contents The collection consists of work diaries of an unidentified jail matron in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana during the years 1935-1938. The matron’s responsibilities primarily involved relief assistance to the poor in Muncie, rather than work with jail inmates. The diaries detail the amount of relief given each day and name who received the aid.
Gaston Methodist Episcopal Church collection
Collection — Folder S1318
Scope and Contents Two booklets in this collection were published by the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Gaston, Indiana. The first is a souvenir program published for the February 21, 1904 dedication of their third building. It includes etchings and photographs of people as well as local business advertisements. The second booklet is the annual financial report for the year ending April 3, 1911. Reverend George H. Redding was pastor. The report lists names of subscribers with the amount pledged...
Dates: 1904 and 1911
Henry, Madison and Delaware County Agricultural Society score book
Collection — Folder S1498
Scope and Contents This collection includes the official score book for the Friday, August 2, 1907 horse races at the Henry, Madison and Delaware County Agricultural Society fair. The score book contains information about the 2:18 trot, 2:19 pace, and 5-8 mile run races; handwritten notes and race results; local business advertisements; and schedules for upcoming race programs at other community fairs.
Jeffrey L. Huntington collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, organization bylaws, announcements, publications, flyers, news-clippings, and pins collected by Jeffrey L. Huntington at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1984 to 1992 regarding the Ball State Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Justice, Inc., Madison/Delaware County AIDS task force, and statewide and national matters relating to gay and lesbian community and AIDS awareness.
John R. Scott collection
Collection — Folder S1156
Scope and Contents This collection includes 17 items, including a South Park Natural Gas Company Stock Certificate, Elmedia Scott's 1929 driver's license, and miscellaneous real estate records, titles, and deeds from John R. Scott in Delaware County, Indiana, ranging from 1889-1934 regarding his personal property.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / John R. Scott collection
Safe deposit boxes collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes insurance policies, typed and signed personal correspondence, receipts, birth and baptism certificates, marriage certificates, photographs, diaries, Confederate States of America currency, other personal and legal documents and titles and land deeds from various individuals in Indiana ranging from 1849 to 1967.Notably, it contains a series of correspondences from William and Lucille Marlow, love letters and detailing their travels in 1935.The...
Smithers family photograph album
Collection — Volume 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph album containing photographs and photographic postcards of the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad construction in Mier, Indiana; construction of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad in Medford, Blountsville and Muncie, including a photograph of the Delaware County Courthouse and passenger station; and construction of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad in Winchester, Indiana.Also included are family photographs of the Smithers...
Dates: circa 1900-1910s