Types of Materials Available

The research library has a host of materials available about the history of Jefferson County, Indiana. Here is a summary list:

  • family history files ranging from one-page obituaries to multi-page books of individual family histories,
  • maps such as the 1854 plat map of Madison,
  • newspaper articles,
  • older government records,
  • books,
  • 20,000 plus photos, most of which are digitized
  • online access to genealogy websites,
  • online access to newspaper archives.

We have been able to index many of the collections held in the research library. These are available for your review in pdf and/or word or excel formats so they are searchable. Click on the link to see a list of indexes.

Link to Indexes