Vanderburgh County’s Coroner Log Book

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections.

This book spans from 1888 to 1894 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. They list various ways these individuals died: for instance, they died by drowning, hit by a train, and falling into bull saws, just to name a few. The book has handwritten notes and a newspaper clipping, which was based on the coroner’s notes of the autopsy.

Wanna read some findings? To read more , stop by the University Archives on the 3rd floor of Rice Library between Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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