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Dearborn County collection 1812-1948.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1655 (Text) 00000106178577 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/09/07 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/07 by Linda Gellert.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection contains information about the history of Dearborn County. It also includes information about prominent citizens Isaac Dunn, John Ewbank, and the history of Lawrenceburg and Aurora. Included among records are:1812 Roll of Captain James McGuire⁰́₉s Company of Volunteers (original handwritten; 3 pages)1839 August; Dearborn County general election results (newspaper clipping; 1 page)1877 July 27; Pardon and release of Nelson F. Hood for crime of fornication (original; 1 page)1878 January 31; Remittance of fine to Smith Fowler for crime of fornication (original; 1 page)1884 August 21; Citizens Law and Order League of Aurora, Indiana, list of subscribers and constitution (original; 1 page)1899 October 13; Notes from meetings at the Methodist Church (handwritten original; 1 page)1921 May 5; Membership application to Indiana Historical Society (original; 2 pages)1934 December 31; Ewbank, James H. to Gene Lawrence about history of Lawrenceburg (copy; 1 page)1934 August 9; History of John Ewbank coming to Dearborn County (copy; 8 pages, missing page 7)1941 January 30; History of Aurora, Indiana (copy; 13 pages)1948 March 21; Herbert F. Patton to Caroline Dunn on minutes of Methodist Conferences (original; 1 page)
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Dearborn County collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Dearborn County was founded in 1803 and named for General Henry Dearborn, who served in the Revolutionary War and Was Secretary of War, 1801-1809. Source: Baker, Ronald L. and Marvin Carmony. Indiana Place Names. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Herbert Heller.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana > History > War of 1812.
Aurora (Ind.)
Dearborn County (Ind.)
Lawrenceburg (Ind.)

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