Wednesday, September 1, 2010

IGS Adds 7 More Databases To Members-Only

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added 7 more databases to the Members Only area of its website:

College Records:
--Faculty of Manchester College, North Manchester (1928) - a listing of the teachers, as found in a 1928 yearbook.
--Graduates of Canterbury College, Danville (1950) - a listing of the graduates, as found in a 1950 newspaper.
--Graduates of Earlham College, Richmond (1862-1939) - a listing of the graduates for the years 1862 through 1939, as found in a 1940 bulletin.
--Students of Manchester College, North Manchester (1928) - a listing of the students from the class of 1928 and the class of 1929, as found in a 1928 yearbook.

County Records:
--Directory of Businesses in White County, Indiana (1868) - a listing of business owners in various towns in White County, as found in a railroad and shipping directory for the state.

NOTE: This database was submitted as part of the 2 for 92 Project, where IGS is committed to adding at least 2 databases for each of Indiana's 92 counties.

Military Records:
--Veterans at Indiana State Soldiers Home, Lafayette, Indiana (1906) - a listing of the veterans (as well as their wives or widows) who were residents in 1906, as found in an annual report.

Miscellaneous Records:
--Children at Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans' Home, Knightstown, Indiana (1922) - a listing of the children of Indiana veterans who were living in the orphans home in 1922, as found in an annual report.

These are all premium databases, accessible only to IGS members. The Indiana Genealogical Society has 385 databases in the Members Only area, covering 82 Indiana counties. More databases will be added over time.

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