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,
- 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.