Local History Resources
Our local history department has many history sources of Northeast Indiana.  We continually update this department with current events and records, realizing that what happens today becomes history tomorrow.

Angola Carnegie Public Library  1915-1987

Do you remember the Carnegie building?

If you have historical photos of Steuben County, the library would love the opportunity to scan them for the web site, future displays and research.  If you are interested, please contact us.

 

 

 

 

 

Some of our sources are:

  • Histories of Steuben and surrounding counties
  • Histories of towns, places, buildings and other landmarks
  • Church and school histories
  • Plat maps
  • Geological survey maps
  • Accounts and records of memorable events
  • Biographies of prominent citizens
  • Histories of businesses
  • County war records
  • Photograph files
  • History of railroads
  • History of the Underground Railroad
  • Histories of Tri-State University
  • Histories of area Native Americans

We also have the following newspapers on microfilm:

  • Steuben Republican (Jan. 1860 – Dec. 1980)
  • Herald Republican (Jan. 1981 – Present)
  • Angola Herald (Aug. 1877 – Dec. 1975)
  • Hamilton News (July 1901 – Dec. 1974)
  • Fremont Eagle (April 1935 – Dec. 1950)
  • Indiana Review (Nov. 1, 1849)
  • Ashley-Hudson Times (Aug. 16, 1929 – Oct. 15, 1943)
  • Steuben County Journal (Nov. 9, 1881 – Apr. 2, 1884)
  • Angola Magnet (Dec. 23, 1893 – Dec. 25, 1896)