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White Water Valley Turnpike Company record book

 Collection — Folder: S0999
Identifier: S0999

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of a record book of the White Water Valley Turnpike Company located in Franklin County, Indiana. The record book includes entries ranging from 1867 to 1880 regarding the purchase of the turnpike in 1867; the company's articles of association and bylaws; lists of stockholders and the number of shares owned; board minutes; and accounts and gate receipts.


  • 1867-1880


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 White Water Valley Turnpike Company operated a turnpike between the towns of Brookville to Fairfield in Franklin County, Indiana. The corporation was created after the Brookville and Fairfield Turnpike Company was purchased by Clement R. Cory and Henry H. Remy on September 10, 1867. Cory, Remy, and William W. Butler were the initial stockholders. The turnpike was purchased by the Franklin County Commissioners and made a free travel road in December, 1896.


Information within collection.

"Fairfield." The Brookville Democrat (IN), December 24, 1896.


0.02 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from James P. Mullin on 1968/09/09.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/09/07 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/09/07 by Laura Eliason.
White Water Valley Turnpike Company record book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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