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Fountain County (Ind.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Fountain County general store account book

 Collection — Volume V391
Identifier: V391
Scope and Contents The collection includes one account book with entries dating from 1853 to 1863. It has an index in the front with customers' names and the page numbers on which their individual accounts may be found. The accounts list the purchases of grocery and non-grocery items. The merchant who kept this account book dealt in subscriptions to periodicals as well.
Dates: 1853-1863

Harold and Ruth McCormick collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-065
Scope and Contents This collection includes genalogical research, correpsondence, cemetery inscriptions and photographs from Harold and Ruth McCormick in Fountain and Montgomery County Indiana ranging from 1917 to 1983 regarding Krout, Keller and allied families.
Dates: 1917 - 1983

Henry and Sarah Conn correspondence

 Collection — Folder S3391
Identifier: S3391
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Henry and Sarah Conn to L. T. Hewens, a medical doctor in Oakalla, Illinois, regarding the use of an abortifacient drug during March 1863.
Dates: 1863

Hoffman and Schlosser collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2040
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of sixteen pages from the daybook of Hoffman and Schlosser of Attica, Indiana. The pages copied range from October 31 to December 21, 1835. The collection also includes a typewritten list of approximately seventy five different items, such as "1 pr. boots," "1 phial pepermint," "1 needle case," and "1 doz. herring," copied from an account book of a general store. The undated document also notes that payment was made by "eggs, load of wood, cabbage, etc."...
Dates: 1835-1836, undated

John Milton McBroom articles

 Collection — Folder S2400
Identifier: S2400
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a transcript of articles written by John Milton McBroom ranging from January 19 to September 7, 1891. They appeared in an Attica, Indiana newspaper under the title “The Early Settlement of Fountain County.”
Dates: 1891

Ken Neeley collection

 Collection — Folder S2348
Identifier: S2348
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a February 2, 1875 deed for property located in Veedersburg, Indiana that were donated by Ken Keeley. The deed was coveyed to Wyatt Tygnor (Tignor) and was signed by Peter S. Veeder, Christopher Keeling, and Sarah Keeling and witnessed by William Baker, Notary Public. The collection also includes the correspondence of Louise Bulk and Wilhelm (later changed to William) Scheidt. The letters are written in German, with one letter dated August 8,...
Dates: 1868-1875

Mrs. Emery G. Bounell papers

 Collection — Folder S144
Identifier: S0144
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed, signed document from Mary Jane Bounell in Indiana, written during the war years, regarding pioneer life in Hillsboro and Cain Township, Fountain County, Indiana.
Dates: 1943?

Ruth M. Stine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2355
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items donated by Ruth Stine, including the ferry book of John Bell of Fountain County, Indiana from 1830; a partial ferry book of Benjamin Freeman from 1830; James M. Howard's cash book for his Perrysville, Indiana shoe store with entries from 1884 to 1887; and a ciphering book containing questions and answers for various mathematical calculations, including for reduction of currencies, interest, the rule of three, and compound proportion. The ciphering book was...
Dates: 1830-1899

Thomas H. B. Sibel collection

 Collection — Folder S2213
Identifier: S2213
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of letters written by Thomas H.B. Sibel and sent to his father and family from August 1861 to July 1863 during his service with the 20th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War. Other photocopied items in the collection include a June 11, 1843 letter sent to Aaron Black of Newtown, Indiana from his brother M. Black of Lawrenceburg; October 1853 letters written by William and Catharine Howe from Polk County, Oregon Territory and sent to friends in Newtown...
Dates: 1843-1863

Watson N. Clark diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2214
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of Watson N. Clark's diaries and other writings that range from 1870 to 1890. The diaries cover the years 1870-1872, 1881, 1885-1887, and 1889 and consist primarily of the daily life of Clark, his family, and his neighbors. Clark also used pocket diaries to record his family history, his involvement with the Christian faith, and as a "book of reference" to record items that he thought were interesting about religious topics.
Dates: 1870-1890