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Miami County (Ohio) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Van Buren Christy Diaries

Identifier: MS-235

Van Buren Cristy served in an Iowa regiment during the Civil War, then lived in Montgomery County, Ohio where he was a minister. The diaries give an account of his time in the service, and a day to day account of his activities preparing sermons, making his rounds, gardening, and reading. From June 1923 until 1926, the diary entries are made by Cristy's daughter and chronicle Cristy's failing health and death as well as the final years and death of his wife, Susan.

Dates: 1864-1926

Homer and Elsie Hardy Collection

Identifier: MS-489

Homer and Elsie Hardy lived in Dayton, Ohio, but travelled the world in the 1920s and 1930s, possibly as part of Homer's job as a manager in the foreign department of the Delco-Light Company. The Homer and Elsie Hardy Collection contains 8 scrapbooks and numerous other postcards and photographs documenting their family life and travels.

Dates: 1891-1969; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Leonard Hill Local History Collection

Identifier: MS-28
Abstract The local history collection of Leonard Hill includes a variety of 19th century events and topics related to Piqua area history. Included are an early 19th century farmer's diary by John B. Miller, a Miami and Erie Canal log book by foreman James R. Spencer, and an 1862 Union soldier's diary recounting two months following the battle at Richmond, Kentucky in which he had been captured, paroled and returned to Union custody, north of Columbus, Ohio. In addition, various clippings and magazine...
Dates: 1836-1971; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

Miami County (Ohio) Local Government Records

Identifier: LGR-MIA
Dates: tbd