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Roger Woodcock collection

Identifier: L279

Scope and Contents

This collection includes newsletters of the Pokagon Chieftain (September 29, 1934-July 1, 1935, and July 26, 1992), Pokagon Papoose (July 15-December 20, 1935), and the Hoosier Dunesman (June 22-July 18, 1934). The issues were all published by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).


  • 1934-1935, 1992


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 Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal (1933-1942). The Civilian Conservation Corps Company 556 based at Pokagon State Park published a camp newspaper, The Pokagon Chieftain, Pokagon Papoose, and Hoosier Dunesman in the 1930s.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically by publication.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Roger Woodcock on 1992/05/18.


No further additions are expected.

Related Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in the Indiana Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

The Pokagon chieftain. Company 556, C.C.C. ISLI 634.9 U58CP

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/23 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/24 by Brent Abercrombie.
Roger Woodcock 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.