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Hendricks County, Indiana clippings

 Collection — Folder: S1889
Identifier: S1889

Scope and Contents

This collection includes twelve newspaper and photocopied clippings in the collection, dating from 1957-1966 from various Hendricks County newspapers. Six of the clippings concern school personnel and the history of schools in the county. Three clippings profile local personalities. One focuses on the subject of a dangerous bridge in the county. Another spotlights the centennial celebration in Amo, Indiana; and one explains how a caved-in roof from heavy snow brought about the building of the present courthouse in Danville, county seat of Hendricks County.


  • 1957-1964


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

Mrs. Ruth Pritchard of Amo, Indiana, researched the history of the early schools of Hendricks County, Indiana. Regarded as an authority on such matters, she contributed a history of the first known public school of Salem, Indiana, to The Farm News of Hendricks County, just one of the many historical studies she had conducted.


0.01 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 Ruth Pritchard during March 1967.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created by Keenan Salla on 2014/07/16.
Hendricks County, Indiana clippings
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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