Research Library Publications

The publications listed below are available by mail or in our Museum Store. To place an order, please e-mail mchclibrary@gmail.com or call 812-355-5593 Ext: 4. Please allow two weeks for processing. 

CEMETERY & DEATH RECORDS: 

County Cemeteries of Monroe: Death Index c.1830-1998. 586p. Listing of individuals buried in 300 Mo. Co. cemeteries, excluding Rose Hill & Valhalla; incl. listing of cemeteries & locations.
$27.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                    $55.00 softcover book +$4.00 S&H       

Deceased Monroe Co. Veterans. 1997. 286p. Lists veterans, cemeteries, veterans’ war service and war casualties.
 $11.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                  $22.00 softcover book +$3.00 S&H

Hill Monument Inscriptions 1851 to 1971. 1989. 80p. Lists dates and/or names on monuments, or individuals purchasing the monument. Locations included.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $6.50 booklet + $2.50 S&H                                                           

 Pioneer Cemeteries in Bloomington Township, Monroe Co.  1990. 26p. 132 early settlers born between 1767-1900 and died between 1815-1947, buried in 27 different small cemeteries.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $5.00 booklet + $1.50 S&H

Rose Hill & White Oak Cemeteries 1818-2008. 2009. 404p. Listing of burials.
$21.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $42.00 softcover spiral-bound book +$4.00 S&H

Valhalla Memory Gardens 1927-1996. 1997. 253p. More than 9,000 names. Veterans identified.               
$13.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $26.00 softcover spiral-bound book + $3.00 S&H

 Monroe Co. Coroners’ Inquests, 1888-1973. 2001. 169p. Includes last name, given name, age, date of death , and nature of death.
$7.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $14.00 book + $2.50 S&H

 

CENSUS & TAX RECORDS:

Monroe Co., IN, 1850 Census. 2004. 313p. First section listed by township & household number. Second section listed by alphabetized surnames. Over 10,000 names with ages are listed.
$21.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $42.00 hardcover book + 3.00 S&H

                                                               

Monroe Co., IN, 1860 Census. 1994. 368p. First section listed by township & household
number. Second section listed by alphabetized surnames. Over 11,500 names with ages are listed.
$19.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $38.00 hardcover book+ $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co., IN, 1870 Census. 2003. 415p. Households by township in order by orig. census page number. Alphabetical listing included.
$23.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $45.00 hardcover book + $4.00 S&H

                                                                               

Monroe Co., IN, 1880 Census. 458p. First section listed by township household number, second by surname.
$19.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $38.00 hardcover book + $4.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co., IN, Tax Duplicates 1890 (Census substitute). 2001. 132p. Index of tax duplicates by surname, first name, township & section number.
 $9.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                     $18.00 softcover book + $2.50 S&H

Monroe Co., IN, 1900 Census Abstract. 1983. 634p. Listed by surname. Includes township, dwelling number, given name, age, birthplace, birthplace of father & mother, relationship to head of family.
$23.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                   $45.00 hardcover book + $4.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co., IN, 1910 Census.  2008. Volume 1, 304p. Volume 2, 298p. Volume 3, 392p. First two listed by township, third alphabetical by surname.
$40.00 CD (including all three volumes) + $3.00 S&H         For any single book volume $30.00 + $4.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co., IN, 1920 Census. 1998. 630p. Two sections. First listed by township, household number, & surname; second by alphabetized surnames.
$25.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $50.00 hardcover book + $4.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co., IN, 1930 Census. 2008. 630p. Three sections. First two listed alphabetically by surname, third by township.
$40.00 CD (including all three volumes) + $3.00 S&H
$30.00 Book A-Kahn + $4.00 S&H
$30.00 Book Kahn-Z + $4.00 S&H
$30.00 Book by Townships + $4.00 S&H

 

HISTORIES:

A Brief History of Monroe County, 2011. 23 p. By Glenda Murray.
$5.00 CD + $2.00 S&H                      $ 2.00 softcover booklet + $1.00 S&H

 

Index to Echoes from One-Room Schools. 119 p. Index to the book by the Monroe County Retired Teacher’s Association about the history of Monroe County one-room schools.
$10.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $20.00 Spiral-bound book + $5.00 S&H

 

History & Biography, Counties of Morgan, Monroe, & Brown, IN, 1884. 800p., plus 102- p. index. Reproduction. Includes historical info for the three counties plus biographical sketches with name index.
NA in CD                                              $60.00 hardcover book + $5.00 S&H

 

1884 Index to Counties of Morgan, Monroe, & Brown, IN. 1979. 178p. Index for history listed above.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $8.00 book + $2.00 S&H

 

Historic Treasures. 1922. 182p. By Pop Hall. Originally published 1922. True tales & interesting data of Bloomington, Indiana University, and Monroe County.                     
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $9.00 softcover book + $2.50 S&H

 

Index to Historic Treasures.  1980. 55p. Recommended with Historic Treasures listed above.      
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $6.00 booklet  + $2.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Courthouse Sketch, 1826. Frameable mat paper 9×12” pencil sketch reproduction. Includes courthouse history.                
NA in CD                                              $ 3.00 print + $1.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co., IN Family Heritage. –1987. 325p. Historical accounts of the county & families from Monroe County. All names indexed; illustrated family photos; 15,500 names; 500 families.
NA in CD                                              $45.00 hardcover book + $5.00 S&H                                              

 

Monroe Co., IN Family Heritage, – 2007. 306p. Includes all-name index, photos, and special articles.
NA in CD                                              $30.00 softcover book + $4.00 S&H

 

Underground Railroad in Monroe Co., IN 1845-1860. 1961. 12p. Reprint of 1917 article.                   
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $ 1.00 booklet  + $1.00 S&H

 

Veterans’ Records Enrollments Monroe Co., IN, 1886. 1994. 283p. Includes  Revolutionary War, War of 1812, War with Mexico, and Civil War.
 $14.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                  $28.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

Veterans’ Records Enrollments Monroe Co., IN, 1894. 1995. 165p. Includes Revolutionary War, War of 1812, War with Mexico, and Civil War.
$8.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $15.00 book + $3.00 S&H

               

Company “G”, Monroe County’s Contribution to Civil War, 1861-1865. 1994. 32p. By Bennett P. Reed. Synopsis of Company G Voluntary formation, Aug 1861 through Dec 1865.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $10.00 book + $2.00 S&H

 

MAPS:

1939/1940 Maps of Monroe Co. Cemeteries.1995. 169p. Maps detail each cemetery by name, layout, and location. 169 maps, 258 cemeteries.
NA in CD                                              $32.00 book + $4.00 S&H

 

Atlas of Monroe Co., IN, 1856. 1975. 52p. Lists more than 1,950 landowners. Indexed by township.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $10.00 spiral bound book + $2.00 S&H

 

MARRIAGE RECORDS:

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1818 – 1881. 2016. 2nd Edition. 142p. Includes groom & bride’s maiden names, marriage date, and book and page number of original marriage application.
$16.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $32.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1882-1920. 1997. 443p. Includes bride, groom, father & mother’s (maiden) name, marriage & birth dates of bride & groom.
NA in CD                                              $38.00 book  + $4.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1921-1946. 1990. 403p. Similar description as above.
$18.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $36.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1947-1960. 1992. 352p. Similar description as above.
$16.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $32.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1961-1970. 1996. 328p. Similar description as above.
$16.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $32.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1971-1975. 2005. 256p. Similar description as above.
$16.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $32.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Marriage Records, 1976-1980. 2008. 273p. Similar description as above.
$16.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                   $32.00 + $3.00 S&H

 

PERSONAL NARRATIVES:

1864 Diary of Lt. Col. Jefferson K. Scott, 59th Ind. Vol. Inf.  1962. 54p. Civil War Diary, by a native of Martinsville, IN.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                     $6.00 booklet + $2.00 S&H

 

A.J. Knight Diary, 1893 through 1898. 115p. Mentions 250 community members of Salt Creek Township, Monroe County.
$6.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $12.00 booklet+ $2.50 S&H

 

Civil War Diary of Asberry C. Stephen. 1973. 50p. Written in Andersonville Prison, June 1864-April 1865. $5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                       $6.00 booklet + $2.00 S&H

 

Civil War Diary of James H. Hougland Co. “G”, 1st Ind. Cav. 1862. 1974. 46p. Covers campaigns in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee through a personal record of everyday experience.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $ 6.00 booklet + $2.00 S&H

                                                                                               

Pvt. Henry F. Dillman Co. “G”, 31st Ind. Vol. Inf. 1962. 11p. Civil War diary of a soldier from Clear Creek Township, Monroe County.                                               
$3.00 CD + $1.00 S&H                      $3.00 booklet + $1.00 S&H

 

Life & Letters of Pvt. Samuel Thomas Smith, 15th Ind. Vol. Reg., Civil War. 1976. 100p. A collection of letters.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $ 8.00 booklet + $2.50 S&H

 

 

The Personal Letters of Capt. Joseph Willis Young,  97th Ind. Vol. Reg., 4th Div. 15th A.C., U. S. Army, Civil War. 1962. A collection of Civil War letters.                    
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                      $ 6.00 booklet + $2.00 S&H

 

Under the Chinquapin Tree. 1984. 126p.

The “Teller of Tales” Rev. Isaac Harvey Hazel (1866-1941) relates stories of his Central Indiana community during the mid-1800s.  
NA in CD                                              $15.00 softcover book + $3.00 S&H

               

OTHER COUNTY RECORDS: 

Monroe County Court Records 1818-1875. 2011. 354p. Index to original records held at

the Monroe County History Center.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                      $24.00 spiral bound book + $3.00 S&H       

 

Deeds of Monroe Co., Indiana 1811-1870 Grantor Index. 2012. 302p. Index to original ledger books held at

the Monroe County History Center. Land records alphabetical by seller.
NA in CD                                                       $20.00 spiral bound book + $3.00 S&H

 

Deeds of Monroe Co., Indiana 1811-1870 Grantee Index. 2012. 302p. Similar description as above. Land records alphabetical by buyer.
NA in CD                                                       $20.00 spiral bound book + $3.00 S&H

 

Monroe Co. Naturalization Records 1854-1918. 1993. 374p.  Covers age, destination, date, and port of

arrival.
$25.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                   $28.00 book + $3.00 S&H

 

WILL/PROBATES:

Abstracts of Probate Records, Monroe Co., IN, 1818-1872. 1997. 280p. Abstracts of probates (estate, heirs, guardianship, death dates, admin, etc.)

$16.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                   $32.00 book + $3.00 S&H              

 

Monroe Co. Will Book I (1818-1841). 2002. 52p. Transcription of wills and related documents recorded from  “Will Book I,” held at the County Clerk’s office with index.
$5.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                      $10.00 book + $2.00 S&H

 

GENERAL REFERENCE:                                     

Early Glimpses of Monroe Co., IN from Newspaper & the Christian Record, Volume I. (On CD in Microsoft Word). 2003. More than 1,000 pages and more than 5,000 news items ranging from 1824 to 1931.
$25.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                                   NA in hardcopy

   

Early Glimpses of Monroe Co., IN from Newspapers & the Christian Record, Volume II. (On CD in Microsoft Word). 2010. More than 3,000 news items, mostly from before 1935.
$25.00 CD + $3.00 S&H                                                   NA in hard copy