Indiana Room

The Indiana Room will be unavailable from October 21–November 15, 2019 for carpet updates. Due to the nature of the work being done, it will be closed to both the public and staff. Collections will be boxed and stored and not accessible. Print copies of specific public and government documents, as well as the use of copiers and scanners, will remain available on the second floor.

  • Monroe County Courthouse
  • Monroe County Timeline
  • Margaret McCalla

Monroe County Timeline

The authoritative and popular index of our county's historical and curiously interesting events.

  • Amzi Atwater
  • Bath Once a Luxury
  • Monroe County Index
  • Theodore Dreiser

Monroe County Index

A finding aid for items held in the Indiana Room including:
Vertical File folders, microfilm and more.

  • Monroe County Public Library
  • McIlveen Portfolio
  • Indiana Bedrock
  • Matthews Family

Indiana Bedrock

Limestone industry archives related to Matthews Brothers Stone Company, an Ellettsville, IN, limestone quarry operating 1862–1978.

  • At War and At Home
  • Dillman Diary
  • Collage Photo, 1860
  • W. M. Alexander
  • Military Papers

At War and At Home

Examine what Bloomington and Monroe County were like before, during, and after the Civil War, 1855-1875.

 
  • Men on Railcar
  • Trisler
  • Formal Portrait
  • The Smithville News

The Smithville News

A Digital Collection of Smithville's History 1897-1915.

  • 1930 Yearbook
  • Shop Notes
  • 1957 Plat Map
  • Monroe County Community Collections

Monroe County Community Collections

Early Monroe County historical and cultural records and documents.

  • Monroe County Obituary Index

Monroe County Obituary Index

Covers most of the Bloomington newspapers (1824 – current month).

  • Monroe County Yearbook Index
  • Gothic, 1956
  • 1956 Yearbook
  • Bloomington High School Yearbook, 1941

Monroe County Yearbook Index

Includes names of students who attended area middle and high schools in Monroe County and who were included in their yearbook.

 

 

   

 

Local and Family History