Indiana Room Collection

A selection of materials available in the Indiana Room

A selection of materials available in the Indiana Room

This page is a work in progress! Download our brochure for a better listing of what is available.

Microfilm

We have a wide variety of resources available on microfilm including newspapers, Clark County vital records, various Clark County historical records, and the U.S. Federal Census. Click on a tab below to view our microfilm holdings for that category.

Newspapers on microfilm

The Evening News
(Jeffersonville, IN)
Nov. 1872 – present
(not inclusive)
The National Democrat
(Jeffersonville, IN)

June 1872 – June 1916
(not inclusive)
The Jeffersonville Star
(Jeffersonville, IN)

Mar. 1914 – Dec. 1921
(not inclusive)
The Courier-Journal
(Louisville, KY)

Jan. – May 1937;
Jan. 1971 – Jan. 1972;
Jan. 1975 – Dec. 1998
The Reflector/The Daily Reflector
(Indiana Reformatory, Jeffersonville, IN)

Nov. 1903 – Oct. 1915
Clark County Republican/Citizen-Record
(Jeffersonville, IN)

Oct. 1919 – Feb. 1920

Looking for more Clark County newspapers? Check with the Charlestown-Clark County Public Libraries for papers for cities and towns in the rest of Clark County.

Vital Records on microfilm

Clark County Marriage Records 1808 – 1901
(Missing years 1848–1855 because the book was too faded to film)
Clark County Birth Records 1882 – 1922
Clark County Death Records 1882 – 1971
Individual City/Town Death Records:
Jeffersonville 1921 – 1956
Clarksville 1907 – 1939
Charlestown 1907 – 1937
Sellersburg 1911 – 1937
Borden 1913 – 1937

Historical Records on microfilm

Clark County Deed Indexes: Grantor 1860 – 1900
Clark County Deed Indexes: Grantee 1870 – 1900
Clark County Wills 1801 – 1833;
1852 – 1895
Clark County Probate Court 1817 – 1852
Court of Common Pleas — Order Books 1801 – 1817
Court of Common Pleas — Minute Books 1801 – 1814
Court of General Quarter Sessions — Minute Books 1801 – 1808
Circuit Court — Order Books 1824 – 1831
Circuit Court — Minute Books 1815 – 1816
Courts of Oyer & Terminer, General Jail Delivery,
& Circuit Courts held by Federal Judges
1802 – 1813
County Commissioner’s Records 1817 – 1828;
1832 – 1852
Clark County Estray Book 1802 – 1818

Census Records on microfilm

Indiana Territorial Census 1807
U.S. Federal Census
Indiana (most counties) 1820 – 1880; 1900 – 1930
Kentucky 1810; 1900 (Jefferson County)
Connecticut 1790
Maine 1790
Maryland 1790
Massachusetts 1790
New Hampshire 1790
New York 1790
North Carolina 1790
Pennsylvania 1790
Rhode Island 1790
South Carolina 1790
Vermont 1790

Miscellaneous Records on microfilm

Caron Jeffersonville City Directory 1901 – 1902
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps of Jeffersonville 1886; 1898; 1904; 1911; 1925
Jesse Dorsey collection of the “Speedometer” Oct. 1921 – Aug. 1929
Guernsey Ledger, Monroe Township 1860 – 1861
Surveys and abstracts of Clark’s Grant/Illinois Grant