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Dearborn County Papers
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, March 2007

Historical Note:

Dearborn County was founded in 1803 and named for General Henry Dearborn, who served in the Revolutionary War and Was Secretary of War, 1801-1809.


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

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains information about the history of Dearborn County.  It also contains information about some of the county’s prominent citizen’s including, Isaac Dunn and John Ewbank.   Also, included are histories of the towns of Lawrenceburg and Aurora.

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

1 Folder. Papers, 1812-1948

1812 Roll of Captain James McGuire’s Company of Volunteers
1839 Aug.  Dearborn County general election results
1877 July 27 Pardon and release of Nelson F. Hood
1878 Jan. 31 Remittance of fine to Smith Fowler 
1884 Aug. 21 Citizens Law and Order League of Aurora, Indiana, list of subscribers and constitution
1899 Oct. 13 Notes from meetings at the Methodist Church
1921 May 5 Membership application to Indiana Historical Society
1934 Dec. 31 Ewbank, James H. to Gene Lawrence about the history of Lawrenceburg
1948 Mar. 21 Cook, Floyd C. to Caroline Dawn about minutes of Methodist Conferences in Indiana
Undated History of John Ewbank coming to Dearborn County
Undated History of Aurora, Indiana

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 folder (11 items)
Collection Dates: 1812-1948
Provenance: Herbert Heller, Undated
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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