Charlestown-Clark County Public Library is continually interested in collecting original source documents that tell the history of Clark County, Indiana.
Indiana Memory was created by Indiana State Library to bring together original source documents of the history of Indiana. Hoosier State Chronicles is Indiana’s digital historic newspaper program. Beginning in 2007, Charlestown Clark County Public Library began digitizing it’s collection and adding it to Indiana Memory.
Charlestown-Clark County Public Library has two collections on Indiana Memory.
Clark County Collection
This collection contains hundreds of items of Clark County history which include Civil War letters, store ledgers from the 1800s, judge docket ledgers from 1890-1920s, photographs, Korean War letters, World War II letters, hotel ledgers, and much more. As the digitization of additional items is completed, they will be added. The original items are kept in Charlestown Library Special Collections and can be viewed upon request.