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Indiana restaurant menus oversize collection

 Collection — Folder: OBC089
Identifier: OBC089

Scope and Contents

This collection includes large format restaurant menus from restaurants around Indiana, including Indianapolis, Columbus, and Nashville. The bulk of the menus are from 1978-1979.


  • 20th century

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

Restaurant menus from around Indiana show popular places to eat, diet, food prices, and pasttime of citizens over the 20th century.


0.05 Cubic Feet (1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically by the name of the restaurant.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


Further additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

S1624: Indiana restaurant menus collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/05/17 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/05/17 by Lauren Patton.
Indiana restaurant menus oversize collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.