2012 Lecture Series Announced
February 15, 2012
Schwartz-Manning Collection
August 11, 2012

 The following records are a subset of series III. They are the Working Men’s Institute records. 

 

III.WMI.v.1 (1838-1843) Minutes.  32 cm. Unpaginated.

III.WMI.v.2 (1843-1859) Minutes.  32 cm. Unpaginated.

III.WMI.v.3 (1860-1868) Minutes.  20 cm. Unpaginated.

III.WMI.v.4 (1868-1893) Minutes.  22 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.5  (1838-1843) Treasury Book.  29 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.6 (1840-1878) Suggestion Book.  30 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.7 (1843-ca.1853)  Borrowers’ Record.  30 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.7.5 (1847) Catalogue. 22 cm.  15 p.

 

III.WMI.v.8  (1849-1868) Treasurer’s book.  38 cm.  152 p.

 

III.WMI.v.8.5 (1851-1908) Notes of Accounts.  19 cm. 160 p.

 

III.WMI.v.8.75 (1860-1866) Treasurer’s book for Michaux Fund.  31 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.9 (1868-1878) Treasurer’s book.  23 cm.  218 p.

 

III.WMI.v.9.5  (1878-1887) Membership dues.  26 cm.  143 p.

 

III.WMI.v.10 (1897, 1899-1904) Revised constitution.  Accession list.  30 cm.  96 p.

 

III.WMI.v.11 (1886-1887) Treasurer’s book.  28 cm.  192 p.

 

III.WMI.v.11.5 (1899-1908) Treasurer’s book.  40 cm.  Paging varies.

 

III.WMI.11.75 (1899-1932) Murphy lecture course records. 37 cm.  82 p.

 

III.WMI.v.12  (Undated, 1901) New Harmony Society for mutual instruction. Constitution and by-laws.  Undated. Account of New Harmony Public Library art school. 1901. 29 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.13 (1905) Revised constitution.  22 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.14 (1899-1929) Record book. Minutes and financial reports. Also contains constitution and by-laws, membership list, charter. 40 cm. 476 p.

 

III.WMI.v.15 (1887-1914) Trustees’ book.  40 cm.  303 p.

 

III.WMI.v.16 (1908-1940) Trustees’ ledger.  34 cm.  372 p.

 

III.WMI.v.17 (1908-1928) Note register.  47 cm.  6 p.

 

III.WMI.v.17.5 (1908-1935)  Secretary’s cashbook.  35 cm.  144 p.

 

III.WMI.v.18 (1908-1938) Treasurer’s cashbook.  36 cm. 149 p.

 

III.WMI.v.19 ( 1919-1937)  Trustees’ day book.  38 cm.  247 p.

 

III.WMI.v.19.25 (1921-1932)  Library committee ledger.  39 cm. 72 p.

 

III.WMI.v.19.5 (1930-1972) General board minutes.  40 cm. 464 p.

 

III.WMI.v.20 (1937-1953) Treasurer’s cashbook.  40 cm. 66 p.

 

III.WMI.v.21 (1948-1951) Trustee’s cashbook. 32 cm.  18 p.

 

III.WMI.v.22 (1907-1912)  Library Committee. Minutes.  21 cm.  100 p.

 

III.WMI.v.23 (1912-1942) Library Committee. Minutes.  34 cm. 107 p.

 

III.WMI.v.24 (1909, 1922)  List of books and pamphlets in a special collection in the library of the Working Men’s Institute, New Harmony, Indiana.  With additions since 1909 up to 1922.  23 cm.  21, 3 p.

 

III.WMI.v.25 (1870) The catalogue, constitution, by-laws and history or the Working Men’s Institute Library, New Harmony, Ind. Also the catalogue of Harmony Township and school libraries. And a sketch of the history of New Harmony.  23 cm.  79 p.

 

III.WMI.v.26 (1949-1950) Receipts and disbursements. 30 cm. 37 p.

 

III.WMI.v.27 (1847, 1870, 1909) Catalogues.  1 box.  Extra copies of the three catalogs of WMI holdings are collected in this box.

 

III.WMI.v.28 (1838-1932) Papers. 1 box. Includes origins and beginnings, physical plant, functions (library, museum, art gallery).

 

III.WMI.v.29 (1988, 1994)  150th anniversary of the WMI, 100th anniversary of the building. 1 box.

III.WMI.29.5 (1988) 150th anniversary celebration photo album 

III.WMI.v.30 (1914-1992) Papers.  1 box.  Borrower’s register 1950-1970, Circulation records, 1956-1958, 1971-1992, Murphy Auditorium rental record 1914-1933.

 

III.WMI.v.31  (1911-1960) Papers. 1 box.  Correspondence 1953-1960, Business papers 1941-1956, Financial statements 1952-1965, Budget preparation 1949-1959, Budgets 1954-1960, Tax assistance 1947, Membership 1914-1956?, Librarian’s report 1944-1950, Public library annual report 1911-1950, Public library annual report to the state library, Willard book rental 1955-1956.

 

III.WMI.v.32 (1880-1967) Papers. 1 box.  Papers 1893-1929, Notes and mortgages 1887-1942, Murphy Auditorium business 1900-1924, Murphy Auditorium lecture series 1899-1909, Weather reports and lecture course funds 1880-1885 and 1902-1932, committee on history of WMI 1923-1927, Library layout 1902, 1918, 1967, Assorted booklets.

 

III.WMI.v.33 (1956-1986) Board of Trustees. Minutes. 1 box.

 

III.WMI.v.34 (1987-1994) Board of Trustees . Minutes.  1980-1986 not included. 1 box.

 

III.WMI.v.35 (1989-2006) Papers. 1 box.  Includes: Circulation records 1995-1970, 1993-1997, Lilly Archive construction 1999-2000, Texas property sale 2006.

 

III.WMI.v.36 (ca.1970)  Plans.  Heating/air conditioning/lighting.

 

III.WMI.v.37 (ca.2006) Plans.  Handicapped accessible addition.  Drawn by member Don Williams.

 

III.WMI.v.38 (1917)  Plans.  Layouts, blueprints and samples of other repository plans.

 

III.WMI.v.39 (1910-1919) Visitors’ register.  40 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.40  (1919-1928) Visitors’ register.  42 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.41  (1928-1946)  Visitors’ register.  42 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.42  (1957-1962) Visitors’ register.  35 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.43 (1962-1969) Visitors’ register.  35 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.44 (1969-1977) Visitors’ register.  35 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.45 (1977-1980) Visitors’ register.  36 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.46 (1980-1984)  Visitors’ register.  36 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.47  (1984-1987) Visitors’ register.  36 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.48 (1988-1990) Visitors’ register.  28 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.49 (1990-1993) Visitors’ register.  26 cm.  Unpaginated

 

III.WMI.v.50 (1993-1995)  Visitors’ register.  26 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.51 (1995-1999) Visitors’ register.  28 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.52  (1980-1989)  Museum attendance records. 28 cm. Unpaginated

III.WMI.v.52.5 (1962-2000)) Working Men’s Institute. Special collections log. 

III.WMI.v.53  (1875-1928) Check registers.  1 box.  Check registers represent various checking funds used for the expenses and outlay of cash during this period.

 

III.WMI.v.54 (1877-1878) Borrowers’ register.  32 cm.  Unpaginated. 

 

III.WMI.v.55 (1871-1872) Borrowers’ register.  33 cm.  Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.56 (1873-1874)  Borrowers’ register.  33 cm. Unpaginated. 

III.WMI.v.56.5 (1875-1899) New Harmony Township Library. Borrower’s register.

III.WMI.v.57  (ca.1970-1990) Grant and photos of ca.1970 installation of new heating and air-conditioning system and new lights. Information on theft of doll, pocket watch and gun collection in museum 1973 &1987  Misc. photos and materials. 1 box.

 

III.WMI.v.58 (1992-1994) Financial and appropriation record. 28×44 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.59  (1994) Fund records. Includes some earlier years. 26×32 cm. Unpaginated.

 

III.WMI.v.60 (Undated) Card file containing names of all members of the New Harmony Working Men’s Institute.

 

III.WMI.61 (1905-1907)  Receipt Book.  10×26 cm.  Unpaged.

 

III.WMI.62 (1909-1912) Receipt Book.  10×20 cm.  Unpaged.

 

III.WMI.63 (1 box) 1838-2010 WMI Constitution and By-laws. 1914-1947 Financial Reports 

 

III.WMI.64 (ca.1978) 2 boxes containing old card catalog of printed material.  The cards in the boxes pre-date 1978.  They were placed here for storage when new cards were typed in 1978.

 

III.WMI.65 (1997) Geologic Report.  Oil & gas field around tract owned by Working Men’s Institute.

 

III.WMI.66 (Undated) Working Men’s Institute artwork. Slides.

 

III.WMI.67 (ca.1990) Guide to WMI and museum.  Possibly for those who were unable to climb the stairs to the Museum.

 

III.WMI.68 (Early 20th century) Accession book.

 

III.WMI.69  (Early 20th century)  Accession book

III.WMI.69.25 (1908) Accession book

III.WMI.69.50 (Mar. 1909-May 1910) Accession book

III.WMI.69.75 (May 1910-Feb 1919) Accession book  

III.WMI.70 (May 1910-Feb 1919) Accession book 

III.WMI.71   (ca.1894-1920) Multi-purpose book.  Borrowers record, account books, record of books purchased, record of dues paid.  24×10 cm.

 III.WMI.72 ( Dates vary) Trusts and wills involving the WMI. George O. Garnsey, Architect.1 box.       

III.WMI.73 (Apr 1908-Mar 1948) WMI Trustee’s Cash Book

III.WMI.74  (1938-1945) WMI Accounts Ledger

III.WMI.75 (1938-1948) WMI loans, Insurance, Bonds

III.WMI.76 (1950-1953) WMI Receipt Book     

III.WMI.77 (1938) WMI Centennial

III.WMI.78 (2005,2006,2008) WMI Galas

III.WMI.79 (2013) WMI 175th Anniversary

III.WMI.80 (Mar. 5, 2020) WMI Archives Presentation          

III.WMI.81a (1972-Present) WMI Minutes

III.WMI.82a (1994-2015) WMI BOT minutes

III.WMI.82b (2016-Present) WMI BOT minutes (includes financials)