Research at Jackson County Public Library-Seymour
The Local History/Genealogy information is located upstairs at the Seymour Library by the Information Services desk. Contact information is shown below.
A local history area in the Seymour Library has resources for researching
- local and Indiana history
- family history in the local area, Indiana and the rest of the country along with a few European resources.
- atlases, maps, plat books
- business directories
- census non-population schedules
- city & telephone directories
- family histories, published & manuscript
- history of the area & state
- history of schools, churches, organizations
- history of some businesses & industries
- “how to” and research guide volumes
- indexes to various resources
- Jackson County government records microfilm (apprentices, deeds, delayed birth records, marriages, Negro Register, probate, wills)
- military rosters
- newspapers (scattered 1849-present)
- vital statistics (birth, death, marriage)
- yearbooks (school & organization)
A few of the print volumes are available in the circulating collection to be checked out.