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Washington County Historical Society collection 1818-1967, undated

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L194 (Text) 194001-10064 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.6 Cubic feet 2 manuscript boxes

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/23 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/23 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes letters; typed documents, including newspaper clippings; financial and legal documents; official township records; meeting minutes, speeches and writings; from Alice and Albert Williams and others in Salem, Indiana and Washington County, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1818-1967 regarding financial and legal business, family histories and reminiscences, items from newspapers; speeches and writings.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Washington County Historical Society 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: Washington County Historical Society traces its roots to the Old Settlers organization, which began to meet in 1875. It started meeting regularly on September 1, 1879, which is considered the Society's founding date. The name was changed to Washington County Historical Society in 1915. The organization has published a number of books, including "The Official Bicentennial Book of the Washington County Historical Society: Celebrating Salem and Washington County, Indiana, 1814-2014". It operates The John Hay Center, consisting of the Stevens Museum, the John Hay Birthplace, the Dean Gallery, the Genealogical Library and Pioneer Village, including an authentic log cabin and has paid staff and many volunteers. The Society publishes a semiannual magazine called "The Historian". Sources:The John Hay Center. Retrieved 2016/03/23. http://www.johnhaycenter.org/"Willie Harlen celebrates". Washington County Historical Society Newsletter. Sept. 2007: 1. V.29, #3. Print.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as donations from Mrs. W.J. Hinds, D. Jack Mahuron, Lulie Davis, Tom Miller and William J. Hinds on 1967/02-04.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Washington County Historical Society (Ind.)
Church buildings > Indiana > Washington County.
Salem (Ind.)
Washington County (Ind.)
Genre: Family histories.

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