BlogCollections and Library
Thanks to a grant from the Lilly Endowment, IHS will document the resources available county-by-county and facilitate a collaborative conversation among statewide researchers and interested heritage-focused organizations to determine how best to share this important aspect of Hoosier history.
Harpers Weekly, A Journal of Civilization, one of the most influential publications from the Civil War Era, is now available to the public in the William H. Smith Memorial Library.
Connecting to the past with photographs creates a lot of “gee whiz” moments.
President Lincoln visits the new exhibition.
We are discovering some interesting stories with our new newspaper database!
Oliver P. Morton was not elected to be governor in 1860, but became governor after his predecessor served only two days as the 13th governor of Indiana.
The bond between grandmother and grandchild has been around throughout history.
In the Fall of 1928, the people of Indiana elected a man thought dead more than 25 years prior to his running for office.
October is a time to enjoy fall leaves, fall weather and curling up on a couch with a good book – perhaps one written by a spirit will do.
Yearbooks can be a great tool for research.
Labeling your images can not only help you in the future, they can help librarians, too.
Diaries from the past offer a unique view on this day in 1865.