Miscellaneous Historical Scans

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This web page provides access to miscellaneous documents that have been scanned at the Hendricks County Government center.
The links below will take you to the main menu page for each type of document, or directly to the document for single document scans.

      Index of Newspaper Scans
            - Index of Newspaper Scans.

      Barlow Flowing Well Bridge Collapse 1962
           - Bridge plaque and damage pictures.


      Bridges of Hendricks County       Bridges of Hendricks County - PDF
           - Drawing and pictures of old Hendricks County bridges.


      History of Hendricks County Civil War Regiments and Names 1885
           - Pages about Hendricks County Civil War Regiments.

      Civil War Ninth Calvary
           - Pages about the 121st Regiment.


      J. S. Ogden Post 1883
           - Pages about the J. S. Ogden Post.


      J. S. Ogden Post 1897
           - Pages about the J. S. Ogden Post.


      Lodge # 158 1855
           - Pages about Lodge # 158.


      Post 499 Minutes 1888 - 1895
           - Pages about Post 499 Minutes.


      Belleville Maps, Murder & History
           - Documents about Belleville, Indiana circa 1832.


      Gossett Murder 9/25/1873
           - Newspaper article about the Gossett Murder.


      The Hazelwood Weekly Visitor
           - Newspaper August 21, 1914 from the Hazelwood Weekly Visitor.


      The Clayton Press
           - Newspaper August 14, 1914 from the Clayton Press.


      The Clayton Commercial
           - Hendricks County Farmer's Newspaper August 1, 1935.


      The Farm News of Hendricks County
           - Newspaper from May 21, 1954.


      The Milk Foundation of Indianapolis
           - Pictures of the Milk Foundation members in 1946.


      Burial Records of Ex-Union Soldiers, Sailors and Marines 1891 - 1917       Burial Records of Ex-Union Soldiers, Sailors and Marines 1891 - 1917 - PDF
           - Burial Records of Civil War Veterans.


      'Milk and How to Sell It'
           - Booklet from the Polk Sanitary Milk Company.


      The Milk Route Publication 428 (published 5/27/2016)
           - International publication featuring the Polk Milk Company article written by a Hendricks County resident.
           - Page 6 shows a picture of our County Historian with Woody Woodpecker.


      Salem Community Church
           - Documents about 1826 start of the Salem Community Church in Liberty Township.


Celebration and Souvenir Books
      The Pageant of Hendricks County.
           - A booklet about the Hendricks County Centennial in 1924.

      Cornerstone Memories in PDF format.
           - A booklet about Pittsboro Schools from 1913 & 1921 compiled in 1982 by the alumni.
      Pittsboro 'Way Back When, Then & Now' Vol I
           - A binder about the History of Pittsboro from 1834 to 1992.
      Pittsboro 'Way Back When, Then & Now' Vol II
           - A binder about the History of Pittsboro from 1834 to 1992.
      Pittsboro Centennial Celebration (1934)
           This is the Souvenir book celebrating the 100th anniversary of the town of Pittsboro (1934).

      Olsen Buggy Shop Ledger, Pittsboro (1893) (published 4/7/2016)
      Olsen Buggy Shop Ledger, Pittsboro (1893) - PDF (published 4/7/2016)
           This is the ledger from the Olsen Wheel and Buggy Shop in Pittsboro.

      Pittsboro School Reunion notes (published 12/19/2016)
      Pittsboro School Reunion notes - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Pittsboro School Reunion Record Book (published 12/19/2016)
      Pittsboro School Reunion Record Book - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Pittsboro Alumni Association (published 12/19/2016)
      Pittsboro Alumni Association - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Pittsboro Stage Play (published 12/19/2016)
      Pittsboro Stage Play - PDF (published 12/19/2016)



      Industrial Souvenir in PDF format.
           - A booklet about Hendricks County containing numerous pictures from the 1904 era.

      Invitation to attend the dedication of the new Courthouse (1915)
           - A small invitation booklet for the 9/8/1915 dedication of the Hendricks County Courthouse (which is the current Courthouse).
      Register of Attendance to the dedication (1915)

      North Salem 175 Year Celebration (2010)
           - North Salem 175 Year Celebration book.

      North Salem Centennial Celebration (1935)
           - North Salem Centennial Celebration book.

      Amo Centennial Celebration (1957)
           - Amo Centennial Celebration Souvenir book (1857-1957)
      Index of Amo Centennial Souvenir (1957)

      Hendricks County Cemetery Locations
      - contains the locations of cemeteries in Hendricks County.

      Cemetery Map Danville East

      Cemetery Map Gossett

      Irons Cemetery (Liberty Township) (published 12/3/2013)
      Irons Cemetery (Liberty Township) - PDF (published 12/3/2013)

      Fleece Cemetery (Eel River Township) - PDF (published 3/11/2014)





      Historical Maps
      - contains county maps from various years starting in 1865. This link is the same as the Historical Maps link on the main archive page.

      Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Line Maps
      - Collection of detailed railroad maps of the Baltimore & Ohio, the Vandalia and Pennsylvania lines through Hendricks County.



      Historical Society Bulletins
      - contains information published by the Hendricks County Historical Society starting in 1970.

      Prairie Farmer's Directory of Farmers and Breeders of Hendricks County (1920) (Provided by Steve Maxwell)
      A book that lists farmers and breeders in Hendricks County in 1920. It also shows you how to make
      corn planter adjustments and fever medicines for animals.
      Check out the automobile ad on page 180 and the L.S. Ayres ad on page 230.
      Prairie Farmer's Directory - PDF file
      Prairie Farmer's Directory - Archive Viewer to view page by page.
      Map from the Prairie Farmer's Directory

      President Reagan's Saturday Morning Radio Broadcast
      - This audio file is the 1982 Saturday Morning Address where President Reagan talks about Hursel C. Disney.

       School Documents
      - contains links to school related documents, dating from 1829.

      The Peoples Guide (1874 directory of Hendricks County)
      The Peoples Guide (1874 directory of Hendricks County) - pdf file

      County Partnerships 1910-1949
      County Partnerships 1910-1949 - pdf file

      Day Book Register 1839-1852
      Day Book Register 1839-1852 - pdf file

      General Laws of Indiana (Thad S Adams, 1841-1863)
      General Laws of Indiana (Thad S Adams, 1841-1863) - pdf file

      Observing the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

      'Along the Line'
      'Along the Line' - pdf file
      - This is a book about the Interurban line between Terre Haute and Clinton. It does not cover Hendricks County areas, but we thought it might be of interest to some.

      Intention to Hold Residence 1890
           - Intention to Hold Residence Document.


      Scale Book 1881
           - Records of crop weights and values.


      WWII Scrapbook
      WWII Scrapbook - PDF
           - Newspaper Articles - December 7, 1941 - December 14, 1944.


      Thompson Drug Ledger 1912 - 1914
           - Accounts and charges.

      Thompson Drug Store Journal (published 4/7/2016)
      Thompson Drug Store Journal - PDF (published 4/7/2016)
           - Thompson Drug Store Journal 1907 - 1920.


      Architects Notice
           - Notice to Architects about the 1858 Courthouse.


      Junk Dealer's License
           - License records from 1918 to 1927.


      House of Hadley
           - Elite Men's Store in Danville, Indiana. Ads and store closing notice around 1933.


      Center Township 1930 Election Results (published 11/25/2013)
      Center Township 1930 Election Results - PDF (published 11/25/2013)
           - Election Results for Center Township in 1930.


      Center Township Trustees (published 11/25/2013)
      Center Township Trustees - PDF (published 11/25/2013)
           - Various documents to and from Center Township Trustees, Drawings of the proposed Danville High School.


      Middle Township Trustees (published 12/19/2016)
      Middle Township Trustees - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Specs for Courthouse Power House (published 12/3/2013)
      Specs for Courthouse Power House - PDF (published 12/3/2013)

      Montgomery Ward Barn Specs (published 10/9/2015)
      Montgomery Ward Barn Specs - PDF (published 10/9/2015)

      Hendricks County Museum Blueprints (published 12/3/2013)
      Hendricks County Museum Blueprints - PDF (published 12/3/2013)

      Hendricks County Ghost Towns by Ruth Pritcherd (published 12/3/2013)
      Hendricks County Ghost Towns by Ruth Pritcherd - PDF (published 12/3/2013)

      Pecksburg Diary by Rosalie D Hamblen 1876 (published 12/3/2013)
      Pecksburg Diary by Rosalie D Hamblen 1876 - PDF (published 12/3/2013)

      Samuel Little Birthday Celebration (published 12/3/2013)
      Samuel Little Birthday Celebration (published 12/3/2013)
           - 90th Birthday Celebration for Samuel Little.


      Doctor Diploma 1933 (published 12/3/2013)

      Danville Square fire scene (published 3/20/2014)

      Auto License Listing Hendricks County 1957 (published 5/5/2014)
      Auto License Listing Hendricks County 1957 PDF (published 5/5/2014)
      Auto License Listing Hendricks County 1968 (published 10/9/2014)
      Auto License Listing Hendricks County 1968 PDF (published 10/9/2015)

      Diploma from Young Peoples Reading Circle 1905 (published 5/5/2014)

Samples of school work collected for the Centennial of the Louisiana Purchase in 1904
      Centennial Exhibition Book 1 (published 9/25/2015)
      Centennial Exhibition Book 1 - PDF (published 9/25/2015)

      Centennial Exhibition Book 2 (published 9/25/2015)
      Centennial Exhibition Book 2 - PDF (published 9/25/2015)

      Centennial Exhibition Book 3 (published 9/25/2015)
      Centennial Exhibition Book 3 - PDF (published 9/25/2015)




      Doctor's Record of Accounts 1896 (published 10/9/2015)
      Doctor's Record of Accounts 1896 - PDF (published 10/9/2015)
      Doctor's Diploma 1933 - PDF (published 12/16/2016)

      C B Thomas Doctor (Plainfield) Records 1904-1945 (published 10/9/2015)
      C B Thomas Doctor (Plainfield) Records 1904-1945 - PDF (published 10/9/2015)

      President Ronald Reagan's 1987 visit to Danville Photos (published 4/7/2016)
      President Ronald Reagan's 1987 visit to Danville Photos - PDF (published 4/7/2016)
      Ronald Reagan's 1987 trip to Hendricks County newpaper articles (published 4/7/2016)
      Ronald Reagan's 1987 trip to Hendricks County newpaper articles - PDF (published 4/7/2016)

      John Walls Family Book (published 12/16/2016)
      John Walls Family Book - PDF (published 12/16/2016)

      John Walls Family Book #2 (published 12/16/2016)
      John Walls Family Book #2 - PDF (published 12/16/2016)

      Speedway Marching Band May 3,1947 - Danville Square (published 12/16/2016)

      Plainfield Promotional Map 1989 (published 12/16/2016)
      Plainfield Promotional Map 1989 - PDF (published 12/16/2016)

      Civil War 9th Calvery 121st Regiment (published 12/16/2016)
      Civil War 9th Calvery 121st Regiment - PDF (published 12/16/2016)

      Articles of Association for Morlning Star Mill (published 12/19/2016)
      Articles of Association for Morlning Star Mill - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Danville High School Floor Plan (published 12/19/2016)
      Danville High School Floor Plan - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      W. A. S. Berry Memorandem 1934 (published 12/19/2016)
      W. A. S. Berry Memorandem 1934 - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Hendricks County Pageant Program Sesquicentennial 1974 (published 12/19/2016)
      Hendricks County Pageant Program Sesquicentennial 1974 - PDF (published 12/19/2016)

      Application to register Farm names (published 12/21/2016)
      Application to register Farm names - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Township Maps by Civil Townships 1946 (published 12/21/2016)
      Township Maps by Civil Townships 1946 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Jay Hays Farm, Horace Hadley Picture, Diary from 1889 (published 12/21/2016)
      Jay Hays Farm, Horace Hadley Picture, Diary from 1889 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Sheriff's record of milage from 1935 (published 12/21/2016)
      Sheriff's record of milage from 1935 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      List of solders, sailors and National Guard 1921 (published 12/21/2016)
      List of solders, sailors and National Guard 1921 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Register of Sheriff's Fees from 1908-1919 (published 12/21/2016)
      Register of Sheriff's Fees from 1908-1919 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Register of Sheriff's Fees from 1915-1925 (published 12/21/2016)
      Register of Sheriff's Fees from 1915-1925 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Recorder Mortgage Book 1859 (published 12/21/2016)
      Recorder Mortgage Book 1859 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Amo High School Yearbook 1905 Blue and White (published 12/21/2016)
      Amo High School Yearbook 1905 Blue and White - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Scholarship Certificate for James Stafford 1916 (published 12/21/2016)
      Scholarship Certificate for James Stafford 1916 - PDF (published 12/21/2016)

      Nathaniel Walton Gossett Recollections (published 08/11/2017)
      Nathaniel Walton Gossett Recollections - PDF (published 08/11/2017)

      Nathaniel Walton Dairy Atkinson Reunion Book (published 08/11/2017)
      Nathaniel Walton Dairy Atkinson Reunion Book - PDF (published 08/11/2017)



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Recorder's Entry Book 3 June 1855 to March 1863 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 3 June 1855 to March 1863 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 4 1869 - 1873 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 4 1869 - 1873 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 6 1877 - 1879 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 6 1877 - 1879 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 7 1879 - 1882 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 7 1879 - 1882 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 8 1882 - 1891 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 8 1882 - 1891 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 9 1891 - 1902 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 9 1891 - 1902 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 10 1902 - 1911 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 10 1902 - 1911 (published 01/08/2018)
Recorder's Entry Book 11 1922 - 1921 (published 01/08/2018) Recorder's Entry Book 11 1912 - 1921 (published 01/08/2018)