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Indiana Commission on Public Records

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  • Annual reports 1885-1945
  • Applications for admission 1889-1896
  • Bookkeepers register 1915
  • Board of Trustees minutes 1949-1953
  • Catalogues 1865-1909
  • Classification record 1924-1931
  • Correspondence 1945-1963
  • Daily report books 1937-1988 (1964, 1970-1981 missing)
  • Daily report record 1894, 1898-1900
  • Discharge books 1890-1976
  • Division sponsorship notices
  • General visiting hours, rules, notices, special rules for division rooms (no dates)
  • Housekeeper record 1893-1895
  • House Parent handbook 1975
  • Legislative reports 1906-1920
  • List of children and homes provided for them 1885-1890
  • Minutes 1879-1941
  • Order books 1893-1909 (11 books, incomplete)
  • Photographs
  • Record of patients 1883-1884
  • Storekeeper's subsistence ledger 1924-1927, 1930-1932
  • Store room account receipt & disbursements (incomplete) 1904-1908
  • Student betterment funds 1941-1955
  • Sunday night treat book 1937, 1939, 1940-43, 1947, 1949-50, 1953-54
  • Superintendent correspondence 1945-1956
  • Switzerland county, expenses, reports, school lands, etc. 1879-1899
  • Visiting Committee minutes 1953-1961
  • Visitor's register 1892-1941
  • Visitor's register/Discharge list/Placement records 1920's

Graham, Paul C., comp. History of the Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home, 1865-1904. Knightstown:The Home Journal, 1905.

Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's Home Alumni Association. Home for a Century, 1865-1965. Greenfiled:Mitchell-Fleming Printing, Inc., 1965.

Cortner, Leslie A. and Dorothy R. Cortner. Our Home, 1923-1962. [Knightstown], 1978.

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