Delaware County Poor Relief records
Scope and Contents
This collection includes supply lists, claims, and correspondence from local government in Delaware County ranging from 1851 to 1888 regarding relief records composed from local citizens.
- Creation: 1851-1888
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.
Poor Relief refers to any actions taken by either governmental or eccleasiastical bodies to relieve poverty experienced by a population. In Delaware County, efforts were guided by state laws and performed at the state and local levels of government.
2 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged chronologically.
No further additions are expected.
Collection processing completed 2012/04/01 by Julie Hauslenacht. EAD finding aid created 2012/04/01 by Julie Hauslenacht. EAD finding aid revised 2012/05/17 by Bethany Fiechter.
- Delaware County Poor Relief records
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Part of the Stoeckel Archives of Local History Repository
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