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Elias Ayers: A pioneer merchant, one of New Albany’s enterprising business men. (Please note that this is an undated article and that the end of the article is missing).
Bachelors of New Albany: A frank and often humorous listing of many of New Albany’s notable bachelors, as appeared in a New York newspaper from the 1860s.
Dr. Asahel Clapp: New Albany’s earliest doctor and noted botanist. Husband of Mary Lucinda Scribner and then husband of Nathaniel Scribner’s widow, Elizabeth Edwards Scribner. Sketch written by Kate Milner Rabb.
Early Indian Fighting: The experience of Dr. Hugh John Needham, of New Albany. Four years with Col. Kit Carson on the Indian Trail in New Mexico.
Grandfather Hedden: Earl Gebhart Hedden relates a virtual “Who’s Who” of early New Albany businesses and the influential men and women behind them; an interesting account of the woolen and hosiery mills and much more!
John F. Gebhart: A Notable Life. As written in “The Hoosier Home Magazine”, October 1903. See also Souvenir Sketches, below.
John Kennedy Graham: An eminent early Hoosier; A surveyor and statesman who made an enviable record and established a prominent family.
Joseph Henry Kraft: Written by Mr. Kraft’s only grandchild, Helen Wells Cooper Hauss, and presented to the Floyd County Historical Society on September 27, 1983 by his great-granddaughter-in-law, Mrs. Lennox Joseph (Nora) Cooper.
Old Time Residents: The Pioneer Committee for New Albany’s Centennial gathers a list of first settlers and their progeny, as it appeared in the New Albany Tribune, October 13, 1913.
Representative Men of the Third Congressional District: Personal and historical biographies of Floyd County members of the Third Congressional District of Indiana. This information was extracted from Volume I of A Biographical History of Eminent and Self-Made Men of the State of Indiana, published by Western Biographical Publishing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio in 1880 (977.2 In2).
Souvenir Sketches: Over 100 profiles of prominent Floyd County men, abstracted from Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the counties of Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington, Indiana. Illustrated. Compiled and Published by John M. Gresham & Company, Chicago, Chicago Printing Company, 1889. (977.2 G86).