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Posey County Papers
S1687, V194
3 folders, 1 vol.

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, May 2007


Historical Note:

Posey County was organized in 1814.  It was name for General Thomas Posey who served in the Revolutionary War and was governor of the Indiana Territory, 1813-1816. 


Baker, Ronald L. and Marvin Carmony.  Indiana Place Names.  Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains copies of minutes of a church group meeting, correspondence of citizens in Posey County, writings about the county, and an account book.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Item Listing

Folder 1. 

undated Minutes of a church group

Folder 2. 

1837 Letter from Max, Prince of Wied (copy)
1855 Dec. 10 Elliot, Mrs. A.M. to W.H. Watkins
1914 New Harmony Centennial Celebration sticker
1933 New Harmony Times Clipping
undated To Mr. Schneider from Jonathon Condret.

Folder 3. 

1933 George Rapp and his Associates Address delivered by J.S. Duss
undated Pioneers in Paradise by William E. Wilson


V194 Account book, 1873-1875

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 3 folders, 1 volume, (9 items)
Collection Dates: 1837-1933
Provenance: Unknown
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
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