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Indiana Sesquicentennial mss., 1786-1967

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu

Creator
Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project

Title
Indiana Sesquicentennial mss., 1786-1967

Collection No.
LMC 1618

Extent
5,450 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
The Indiana Sesquicentennial mss., 1786-1967, consists of photocopies or microfilm copies of manuscripts collected throughout Indiana relating to the state's 150 years of historical development.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

The project was conducted and administered by the Indiana State Library during the state's sesquicentennial celebration in 1966. The project was sponsored by the Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. Copies of the collected manuscripts are also housed at Ball State University, Indiana State University, Notre Dame University, Purdue University. Other libraries in the project are the Fort Wayne-Allen County Public Library, the Indianapolis Public Library, the Indiana Historical Society Library, and the Indiana State Library.

"A Guide to the Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project" compiled by Thomas Krasean was printed in the Indiana Magazine of History, LXIV (June and September 1968), pp.113-148, 211-246 (Lilly F521 .I395 1968).

Scope and Content Note

The Indiana Sesquicentennial mss., 1786-1967, consists of photocopies or microfilm copies of manuscripts collected throughout Indiana relating to the state's 150 years of historical development. They include account books, business records, church records, county and local history, diaries and journals, early county records and documents, letters, military records, organizational minutes, reminiscences and memoirs, sermons, speeches, and lectures.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired 1966, 1967
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
Indiana Sesquecentennial mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Collection

The numbers preceding entries refer to the folder number within the designated box.

Entries without a number immediately preceding them are located in the last folder listed.

Positive microfilms of the collection are located in Box 4.


Box 2 Account Books

Box 2,
Folder 62

Applegate, William L. 1865-1876

Box 2,
Folder 93

Wilson, Dr. J.B. 1849-1855

Box 2,
Folder 94

Humphreys. Thomas. 1852-1900

Box 2,
Folder 103

Baird, William and Warden, Samuel. 1817-1842

Banks, Burr. 1807-1842

Davis, Samuel. 1849-1852

Duckwell, W.W. 1878-1880

M'Intosh, A.J. 1880-1883

M'Intosh, A.J. 1880-1881

Pollock, Hiram. 1857-1861

Washington County, District School Treasurer. 1842-1849

Box 2,
Folder 114

Dixon, Solomon. 1837-1850

Box 2,
Folder 122

Green, Dr. C.H. 1867-1891

Box 2,
Folder 123

Vellom, Lemuel. 1905-1912

Box 2,
Folder 126

Scott, G.E. 1881

Box 3,
Folder 134

Brimfield General Store. 1867-1890

Brimfield Saw Mill and Lumber Company. 1871-1884

Rome City General Store. 1857-1858

Box 3,
Folder 147

Dixon, H.S. 1859-1864

Wallace, Dr. John. 1836-1840

Box 3,
Folder 148

Goodwin, John R. 1846-1861

Goodwin, Samuel. 1818-1830

Goudie, Joseph. 1841-1847

Box 1 Business Records

Box 1,
Folder 15

Baird, William. 1835

Box 2,
Folder 121

Gardner Funeral Home. 1816-1888

Box 2,
Folder 130

American Insurance Company. 1876

Box 1 Church Records

Box 1,
Folder 16

Baptist, Mill Creek. 1822-1846

Baptist, Mill Creek. 1846-1874

Baptist, New Providence. 1816-1854

Baptist, Ox Fork. 1823-1909

Baptist, Sharon. 1810-1830

Baptist, Unity. 1818-1858

Church of Christ, Blue River. 1822-1833

Church of Christ, Blue River. 1836-1859

Presbyterian, Bethlehem. 1824-1887

Presbyterian, Salem. 1817-1853

Presbyterian, Second. 1828-1893

Box 2,
Folder 59

Presbyterian, Caledonia. 1954

Box 2,
Folder 72

Friends Society of, Highlands Creek. 1884-1889, 1908-1911

Box 2,
Folder 73

Baptist, Lost River, Claysville. 1814-1906

Church of Christ, Fort Hill. undated

Box 2,
Folder 80

Methodist, Arcadia. 1867-1966

Box 2,
Folder 103

Christian Church, First, Washington County. 1842-1853

Christian Church, Sugar Creek. 1869-1966

Church of Christ, College Hill. 1869-1956

Box 2,
Folder 104

Baptist, Livonia, Campbellsburg. 1866-1960

Box 2,
Folder 114

Friends, Society of, Blue River. 1815-1874

Box 2,
Folder 121

Baptist, Bethlehem. 1855-1865

Baptist, Lost River, Claysville. 1907-1956

Baptist, Lost River, Regular. 1872

Baptist, Orleans. 1949

Baptist, Regular Predestinarian. 1858

Box 2,
Folder 122

Baptist, New Harmony. 1852-1918

Box 2,
Folder 125

Baptist, Deer, or Sugar Creek. 1829-1847

Box 3,
Folder 145

Presbyterian, Bath. 1821-1893

Box 3,
Folder 148

Baptist, Big Cedar Grove. 1817-1851

Box 3,
Folder 149

Baptist, Campbellsburg Missionary. 1888-1955

Baptist, First, Franklin. 1923

Church of Christ, Blue River. 1810-1867

Box 1 County and Local History

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