The Indiana Room is a resource for local information on
grants and nonprofits
local and state history
At War & At Home A digital collection of Civil War era documents.
Herald-Times Index to the Looking Back Series (PDF) Articles on county history written by Rose McIlveen. An Excel version is also available. Many articles have been clipped and filed in the Indiana Room.
Monroe County 1930 Census (Excel)
Monroe County Index (PDF) Formerly referred to as the Vertical Clippings File (c.1968 - 2011), covers subjects about area people, industries, organizations, government, schools, buildings, crimes and criminals, and events. Includes the vertical clippings files from the Monroe County History Center and other collections. An Excel version is also available.
Monroe County Inventory of Primary Documents (PDF) 1855 - 1875
Monroe County Local History Files on Microfilm (Excel) Submitted by community members in the 1970s.
Monroe County Microfilm Collection (Excel) Early records for deeds, county commissioners, marriages, estate, quit claim, soldiers discharge papers, and more.
Monroe County Obituary Index From 1824 to current times with interruptions when newspapers were not available.
Monroe County Oral Histories Index (Excel) Part of the Indiana University Oral History Project in the 1970s.
Monroe County School Census 1914 (Excel) (PDF) Available in electronic format only. The original book, which is fragile and unavailable to the public, is scheduled for digitization in late 2012. For more information, contact the Indiana Room.
Monroe County Yearbook Index Search for faculty, staff, and students.
Smithville News A digital collection of newspapers and photos from Smithville area (1897 - 1915).
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