Indiana's oldest continuously operating public library
Library Phone: (812) 682-4806

Exhibits & Collections

Gordon Wilson Collection

Gordon Wilson Collection   CORRESPONDENCE AND PAPERS OF THE WHEATCROFT FAMILY             John Christopher Wheatcroft                         1808 or 09 – Dec. 10, 1885; came to New Harmony in 1826 and joined the                        Owen Community; his wife was Ann Dransfield, 1815-1886                         Alexander Burns, Jr., 1819 –

Read more

Golden Plays Not Cataloged with Original Collection

Golden Plays Not Cataloged with Original Collection   Set 1   Dumb Girl of Genoa The Irish Attorney Life in New York Rum, or the First Glass The Gun Maker of Moscow My Aunt (1829) King of the Mist Ion, a Tragedy The Martyr of Antioch Jonathan

Read more

The Carl and Laura Barrett Collection

The Carl and Laura Barrett Collection   INTRODUCTION               The Carl and Laura Barrett Collection consists of the personal papers of Captain Joseph Allen Barrett (1837-1891) and the official records of “B” Company, 60th Regiment, Indiana Volunteers (1861-1865).               This gift was made shortly after

Read more

Series IU Corespondence

New Harmony Series IU Correspondence               Letters in this series belong to no particular collection and were discovered and cataloged after New Harmony Series I Correspondence was digitized and made available on the Internet.  These letters, therefore, are un-scanned.  [IU]   1 April 1855    To Richard

Read more

Mollie Hanes Collection

Mollie Hanes Collection     Mollie Hanes resided in Wadesville, Indiana.  She was very active in the Republican Party.  Sometime after her death, her personal effects were auctioned at Wilson’s Auction in New Harmony.  The items in this collection were purchased and then donated to the WMI

Read more

America Welch Collection

The America Welch Collection               American Welch lived in Griffin, Indiana her entire life, 1902-1996.  Her family endured the 1925 tornado that devastated Griffin.  Her youngest brother died in the event.  Coming home from her teaching job in Cynthiana, America was one of the first

Read more
Page 2 of 512345