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General oversize photograph collection

Identifier: OP000

Scope and Contents

This collection includes nearly 600 oversize photographs. Significant themes of the photographs include counties in Indiana, Monument Circle, group and individual portraits, and state parks.


  • 1800-2016

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and rights resides with the creators of the photographs or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish from photographs must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.


12 Cubic Feet (24 map-case drawers)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as part of multiple donations.


The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the general oversize photograph collection are available electronically within the Indiana State Library Digital Collections:

Related Materials

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

P000: General photograph collection

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2018 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2018 by Lauren Patton.
General oversize photograph 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.