William H. Records Diaries
2 mss. boxes
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Revised by: Elizabeth M. Wilkinson, April 2005
William H. Records born in 1836 and was a farmer from Montmorency, Tippecanoe County, and Rising Sun, Ohio County. He served in the Union Army during the Civil War with the 72nd Indiana Regiment as a private and a corporal in the mounted infantry.
Scope and Content Note:
This collection includes Records Civil War diaries, a diary he kept while in Rising Sun, Indiana, a few miscellaneous papers, a partial transcript for his Civil War diaries (1862-1863), and copies of the rest of his Civil War diaries.
Box and Folder Listing:
Box 1. Diaries and papers
1862, Aug. 9-1863, Jan. 15 Diary 1863, Jan. 16-May 11 Diary 1863, May 13-Oct. 26 Diary 1863, Oct. 27-1864, Mar. 28 Diary 1864, Mar. 29-Aug. 13 Diary 1864, Aug. 21-1865, Mar. 7 Diary 1865, Mar. 1-Apr. 1 Diary 1865, Apr. 2-July 8 Diary 1904, Jan. 10-Dec. 16 Diary Folder 1. Miscellaneous papers, 1855-1864, n.d. 2. Diary transcript, 1862, Aug. 7-1863, Apr. 18 3. Diary transcript, 1863, Apr. 19-1863, Aug. 15 4. Diary transcript, 1863, Aug. 16-Nov. 17
Box 2. Diary photocopies
Folder 1. Diary photocopy, 1863, Oct. 27-1864, Mar. 28 2. Diary photocopy, 1864, Mar. 29-Aug. 13 3. Diary photocopy, 1864, Aug. 21-Nov. 6 4. Diary photocopy, 1864, Nov. 7-1865, Mar. 7 5. Diary photocopy, 1865, Apr. 2-July 8
|Size of Collection:||2 mss. boxes|
|Restrictions:||Diaries are too fragile to photocopy. For reproductive purposes patrons must use the transcript, photocopies, or microfilm.|
|Reproduction Rights:||Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.|
|Alternate formats:||Indiana Sesquicentennial Manuscript Project, Microfilm reels 54-1 and 54-2|
|Related Holdings:||G 929.2 R311r, Ancestry and family record of Rev. Samuel Records / William H. Records|
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.