Local History Collection
The Pulaski County Public Library has an extensive collection of books and other items related to genealogy and local history. Over 2,500 items are available to interested researchers.
Many of these items are available in the library’s Delores “Dee” Galbreath Local History Room. Check in at the library’s main desk to use this room.
Some items may be located within the library archives. Ask a staff member for assistance if you would like to view any of these records.
Many additional items, including historical newspapers, deed indexes, and census records, are available on microfilm. Browse our list of microfilm resources.
We also have some items specific to other Indiana counties and U.S. States. Search for these items using the library catalog.
Items on the shelf in our local history collection include:
- Indexes to Vital Records (Births, Deaths, Marriages)
- Obituary Indexes (1869-Present)
- Pulaski County Cemetery Inscriptions
- Newspaper Abstracts
- Pulaski County Land Records & Plat Maps
- Immigration and Naturalization Lists 1841 - 1955
- Pulaski County Civil War Pension Index
- Pulaski County World War II Oral Histories
- Pulaski County and local community histories
- Pulaski County Genealogical Society Pedigree Charts
- Miscellaneous Local Family Histories (vertical file)
- Pulaski County Photograph Collection
- Pulaski County Surname File
- Society of Indiana Pioneers (various yearbooks)
- Report of the Adjutant General of State of Indiana v. 1 – v. 10