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Franklin County Papers
S1664, V153
1 folder, 2 volumes.

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, March 2007


Historical Note:

Franklin County was founded in 1811 and named for Benjamin Franklin.


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

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains information dealing with the history of Franklin County, Indiana and the town of Laurel, Indiana.  Also included are the account books from a general store in Metamora, Indiana.

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, 1895-1918

1895-1897 History of Laurel, Indiana
1898 Feb. 3 Story from the Indianapolis News “History of Laurel, Indiana” (copy)
1917 Edward Adam’s report card
1917-1918 Edward Adam’s report card
Undated Early Court Records of Franklin County (copy)


153-1 Franklin County General Store Record Book, 1839-1840
153-2 Franklin County General Store Record Book, 1841-1843

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 folder (5 items), 2 volumes
Collection Dates: 1839-1918
Provenance: Franklin County Clerk, 24 Jan.1970
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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