Category Archives: American Archives Month

SAA-SC visits the University Archives

This past weekend was a busy one for SAA-SC. In addition to volunteering at the Hinkle-Garton Farmstead on Saturday, SAA-SC hosted a tour of the Office of Archives and Records Management at Indiana University Bloomington (say that five times fast!) on … Continue reading

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SAA-SC goes to Wylie House

On October 5th, SAA-SC visited Wylie House, the home of Indiana University’s president, Andrew Wylie, and his family. The house was also later home to the family of Andrew’s cousin, Theophilus Wylie. We started off in the Morton C. Bradley … Continue reading

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An Old Courthouse Houses Civil War Treasures in Shoals, Indiana

by Andrew Vibbert and Pamela Pierce The Martin County History Museum in Shoals, Indiana is housed within the old court house. Ten years ago the Martin County court house moved to a new location, and no longer needing the building, … Continue reading

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Rare Reads and Soldiers’ Stories at Hanover College Archives Center

by Rachel Edgren, Lindsay Kenderes, Ulrich Houzanme, Whitney Olthoff, Alison Reynolds & Danielle Emerling The Special Collections and Archives Center at Hanover College, tucked away on a scenic campus in Southeastern Indiana, holds a number of treasures from the Civil … Continue reading

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The Civil War and More for Archives Students at Hanover College Archives Center

by Sadie Stuck The Archivist and Curator of Rare Books at the Joseph Wood Evans Memorial Special Collections and Archives Center at Hanover College is Indiana University SLIS alum Douglas Denné. He was kind enough to let us visit while … Continue reading

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Finding Morgan’s Raid at the Steven’s Memorial Museum in Salem, Indiana

by Samantha McClellan, Shannon Silva, Andrew Vibbert & Danielle Emerling The state of Indiana saw very little action during the Civil War, but at the John Hay Center Steven’s Memorial Museum in Salem, Indiana, numerous documents, scrapbooks and published histories … Continue reading

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The Depot Railroad Museum, Salem, IN: “Your ticket to a pleasant trip”

by Samantha McClellan, Shannon Silva, Andrew Vibbert & Danielle Emerling A visit to the John Hay Center would not be complete without stopping in to meet Cecil Smith at the Depot Railroad Museum. Dedicated in 2001, the museum memorializes Salem’s … Continue reading

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