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Limestone industry safety instructions

 Collection — Folder: OBC161
Identifier: OBC161

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two safety sheets showing flow charts of possible hazards in the processes of milling and quarrying limestone. They were likely created between the 1950s and 1960s.


  • circa 1950-circa 1960

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.

Historical Note

The earliest known Indiana limestone quarry was opened by Richard Gilbert in 1827 near Stinesville. At the height of its popularity in 1928, Indiana provided 14.5 million cubic feet of limestone.

Source: Hill, John R. "Indiana Limestone", Indiana Geological and Water Survey, Indiana University. Accessed November 3, 2021.


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana Division on 2017/10/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/11/03 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021/11/03 by Lauren Patton.
Limestone industry safety instructions
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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