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Center Township, Rush County, Indiana collection, 1830-1892

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S2248 (Text) 00000107165037 Manuscripts Collection Available -

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2021/12/13 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/12/13 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes photocopies of items related to Center Township, Rush County, Indiana, including docket entry records of the justice of the peace from November 1830 to September 1831; school attendance records for District No. 3, Township 15, Range 10 from November 1845 to February 1846, certified and signed on March 27, 1846 by the teacher, Gabriel F. Sutton; the treasurer's book of the Shiloh United Presbyterian Church Sabbath School containing entries ranging from 1884 to 1892; and a program for meetings of the Young People's Christian Union (Y.P.C.U.) of Shiloh United Presbyterian held May-November 1901.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Center Township, Rush County, Indiana 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:
Rush County, Indiana, named for Revolutionary War physician Dr. Benjamin Rush, was organized in 1822. The county is divided into twelve townships and Rushville serves as the county seat. Center Township was established in 1830 and John Hudelson served as the first justice of the peace of the township. The Shiloh United Presbyterian Church was established in Center Township in 1835. Sources: Atlas of Rush County, Indiana: To Which Are Added Various General Maps, History, Statistics, [and] Illustrations . Chicago: J.H. Beers and Co., 1879. History of Rush County, Indiana, From the Earliest Time to the Present... Chicago: Brant and Fuller, 1888. State of Indiana. "My Local: Rush County." Accessed December 13, 2021.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Scott Hosier on 1966/07/20.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Court records > Indiana > Rush County.
Education > Indiana > Rush County.
Judges > Indiana > Rush County.
Presbyterian Church > Indiana > Rush County.
Schools > Indiana > Rush County.
Rush County (Ind.)
Rush County (Ind.) > Church history.
Rush County (Ind.) > Societies and clubs.

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