Indexes and Resources

Access ancestrylibrary.com for free on-site at the History Center.

Note: Some of our resources will not open on Internet Explorer


 Indexes to Research Library Resources:

History Center Catalog
(Search the library’s collection. Does not include county records.)

Archival Collection Finding Aids

African American Surname Index (c. 1855 – 1940)

Birth Index (c. 1882-2016)

Buildings & Houses Index

Church Index  (c. 1818- 1900)

Community Files Index

Court Records Index (c. 1818- 1875)

Death Index (c. 1882- 2016)

Emery Family Bible Index

Family Files Index

Historian Newsletter Index (c. 1977-2012)

Lake Monroe Oral History Project

Land Records:

Oral History Collection

Probate Index (c. 1818 – 1921)

Vertical Files Index

Veterans Oral History Index

 

 


Maps:

1818 Bloomington Town Plat

1856 Monroe County Plat

1895 Monroe County Plat: NW Quarter, SW Quarter, NE Quarter, SE Quarter

1920 Monroe County Plat: Bean Blossom, Benton, Bloomington, Clear Creek, Indian Creek, Perry, Polk, Richland, Salt Creek, Van Buren, Washington

1932 Monroe County Plat: Bean Blossom, Benton, Bloomington, Clear Creek, Indian Creek, Perry, Polk, Richland, Salt Creek, Van Buren, Washington

 


 

Digital Editions of Monroe County Works:

Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana: Historical and Biographical

1884

Charles, Blanchard, Editor

via HathiTrust 

History of Lawrence and Monroe counties, Indiana: their people, industries, and institutions

1914

B.F. Bowen

via Internet Archive

 

 


Links We Like:

Rootsweb Monroe, IN Archive

Monroe County Public Library Catalog

Monroe County Public Library Obituary Index

Monroe County GIS

Indiana Spatial Data Portal

Indiana University Archives

Yearbook Surname Index of Local Schools

Indiana Genealogical Society

Lilly Library