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Thomas B. Helm
1 mss box
26 diaries

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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                       Processed by: Alison Smith, October 2007                       

Biographical Note:

Thomas B. Helm was a teacher in Logansport, Indiana from 1844-1873.  He was also the civil engineer and the probate commission for Cass County.  He wrote the History of Cass County, Indiana in 1886 and the histories for other Indiana counties.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains diaries kept by Thomas B. Helm.  The majority of the diaries contain information related to weather conditions in Logansport.  The journals also make reference to Cass County happenings and events within Helms family.

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.

Box and Folder Listing:

1 Box

Item Listing

1862 Weather diary
1863 Weather diary
1864 Weather diary
1865 Weather diary
1866 Weather diary
1867 Weather diary
1868 Weather diary
1869 Weather diary
1870 Weather diary
1871 Weather diary
1873 Weather diary
1874 Weather diary
1875 Weather diary
1876 Weather diary
1877 Weather diary
1878 Weather diary
1879 Weather diary
1880 Weather diary
1881 Weather diary
1882 Weather diary
1883 Weather diary
1884 Weather diary
1885 Weather diary
1886 Weather diary
1887 Weather diary
1888 Weather diary

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 26 diaries
Collection Dates: 1862-1871,1873-1888
Provenance:  Unknown
Access : The collection is open for research use
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
Related Holdings: None