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Stanley H. Murdock correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1067

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence from 1968 as well as an original 18-page draft and 6 photographs for Murdock’s manuscript, "A Story of Indiana Geology." Correspondence includes 3 letters between Murdock and John B. Patton, State Geologist with the Indiana Geological Survey, regarding suggestions and comments for the manuscript; a fourth letter is from Robert Shaver, Soil Conservation Service, granting permission to use fossil illustrations. Also included is the business card for Stanley H Murdock.

There is also an oversize folder containing printing materials circa 1968 (OB222).


  • 1968


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 Note

Stanley H. Murdock was a certified professional geologist and consultant in environmental geology who resided in Washington, Indiana, in the 1960s. During that decade he was with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Soil Conservation Service, which had offices in Paoli, Indiana.


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 1 medium 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 donation from Stanley H. Murdock on 1988/04/14.


No 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:

OB222: Stanley H. Murdock printing materials

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/06/o4 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/06/o4 by Linda Gellert. Oversize collection processed and finding aid revised 2021/09/15 by Lauren Patton.
Stanley H. Murdock correspondence
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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