The collection of scrapbooks located at the Portage County
Historical Society Library has been indexed. This index was compiled by
John Knowlton of Maine for the Historical Society. There are over 180
scrapbooks and this index lists only the names of individuals found in
the articles within the scrapbooks. Click on the letter below for the
surname you are researching.
Each name references a scrapbook number and page number(s) within that
Example: Smith, James 15--112. The first number is the scrapbook number
and the second number is the page. If there appears 15--112, 134 this
means that there are two pages within scrapbook #15 containing a mention
of James Smith.
You may find a name with two or more scrapbook numbers and/or numerous
page numbers. The letters below are not scrapbook numbers.
Please note that we no longer provide
information about the contents of an article due to time constraints on
the library volunteers.
If you would like a copy of the article or articles that the
name appears in you must use the
All copies are 25¢ per page and you must send
full payment and a self addressed stamped envelope. Allow
at least 2-4 weeks for your request of items to be returned.