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Indiana history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 113

Scope and Contents

The Indiana history collection comprises materials related to the history of Indiana, its statehood, and its role in the Civil War.


  • 1806 - 1863

Languages of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Copyright and Use Information

Collection materials are in the public domain.

Historical Information

The Indiana Territory was established by the United States Congress in 1800, part of the land known as the Northwest Territory. Indiana became a state on December 11, 1816.


0.15 Cubic Feet (Two folders and one large flat folder)


Materials are arranged by type.

Physical Access Information

The Book of Prices of the Carpenters and Joiners of Covington, Indiana, is in very fragile condition and should be handled with care.

Acquisition Information

Kimball letter was purchased from Michael Peters, Dover, NH, on March 17, 1938. Source and date of other acquisitions are unknown.

Processing Information

Materials housed in acid-free folders according to size.
Indiana history collection
Under Review
Adriana Harmeyer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Edition statement
Second edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States