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The Resource Henry County collection

Henry County collection

Label
Henry County collection, 1830-1900 and undated
Title
Henry County collection
Inclusive dates
1830-1900 and undated
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes correspondence, business, court, government and legal documents, and a typed copy of records of the Henry County Female Anti-Slavery Society ranging from 1830-1935 regarding deeds, invoices, titles, taxes, library books, and organizational business
Biographical or historical data
Henry County, Indiana was first settled by white men in 1819, with the first land sales recorded in 1821. The county was created out of Delaware County by the Indiana General Assembly, approved in 1821, effective June 1, 1822. It was a perfect square of twenty miles, according to the act creating it, but its boundaries have since changed. Its current population is around 50,000 and the county seat is New Castle. New Castle is also home of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Museum and one of the largest high school basketball fieldhouses. Many major highways cross the county, including: Old National Road/ U.S. 40, Interstate 70, US Highway 36, State Road 38, and State Road 3, which linking Interstate 74.Sources:Hazzard, George. "Hazzard's History of Henry County, Indiana, 1822-1906". New Castle, IN: George Hazzard. 1906. Print. "Henry County, Indiana". Discover Henry County Indiana. Retrieved 2016/03/30. http://www.henrycounty.org"Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and Museum". Retrieved 2016/03/30. http://www.hoopshall.com/main/visit-the-museum/"New Castle (IN) Fieldhouse". Retrieved 2016/03/30. http://www.maxpreps.come.news
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female Anti-Slavery Society (Henry County, Ind.)
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • Henry County (Ind.)
Label
Henry County collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/321
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/30 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/30 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20664655
Extent
1.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Sarah Edgerton and others on 1922/07/20.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954054270
  • (OCoLC)954054270
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
4 manuscript boxes
Label
Henry County collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/321
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/03/30 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/30 by Edythe Huffman
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20664655
Extent
1.3 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Sarah Edgerton and others on 1922/07/20.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954054270
  • (OCoLC)954054270
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
4 manuscript boxes

Library Locations

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      315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN, 46202, US
      39.77004 -86.164015

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