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Hendricks County historical sketches 1864-1876

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S0957 (Text) 957001-791222 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 2017/07/18 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/07/18 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes photocopies of typewritten transcriptions of "A Primitive History of Hendricks County" articles by an "Old Settler" printed in the Hendricks County Union from from May to August, 1864. The collection also contains photocopies of the typewritten transcription of the speech "Centennial Educational Sketch of Hendricks County, Indiana" read by J.A.C. Dobson on July 4, 1876 and printed in the Danville Union on December 21, 1876.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Hendricks County historical sketches, 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: Hendricks County was officially organized by an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Indiana on December 20, 1823. Hendricks was the fifty-first county to be organized in the state and was named after Indiana's third governor, William Hendricks. The first settlers arrived in 1820 and by 1824 the population numbered around 1000. Henricks County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the state and by 2010 the population numbered over 145,000.Source:Hadley, John V., ed. History of Hendricks County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen & Co, 1914.McDowell, John R., ed. The History of Hendricks County, 1914-1976: A Compilation of Historical Material and Biographical Profiles. Danville, Indiana: Hendricks County Historical Society, 1976.Tharp, Gail M. and Phyllis West Parsons. Hendricks County. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013.United States Census Bureau. "Hendricks County, Indiana: Quick Facts." Accessed July 17, 2017. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/hendrickscountyindiana/PST045216.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ida Mae Miller on 1968/07.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Indiana > History, Local > 19th century.
Hendricks County (Ind.)

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