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Indianapolis Centennial Committee record book

 Collection — Folder: S2229
Identifier: S2229

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the record book of the Indianapolis Centennial Committee kept by the committee's secretary, Julia Belle Tutwiler. The volume contains the handwritten meeting minutes of the committee from November 17, 1919 to May 5, 1920 and lists of members who served on various subcommittees.


  • 1919-1920


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 Indianapolis Centennial Committee was organized in November 1919 and John H. Holliday of the Indiana Historical Society was elected permanent chairman and Julia Belle Tutewiler, a member of the city school board, was elected secretary. Centennial activities occurred from June 5 to June 9, 1920, and June 7 was chosen as the official “Centennial Day.”


Information found within collection.

Indianapolis Centennial program, June 1920. Indianapolis Centennial Commission collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library.


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 records transfer from the Indiana Division of a donation originally received on 1921/06/29.


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:

L322: Indianapolis Centennial Committee collection

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/09/10 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/09/10 by Laura Eliason.
Indianapolis Centennial Committee 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.