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Bi-Partisan Juvenile Court Committee collection

Identifier: L286

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, rosters, meeting minutes, and publications relating to the Bi-Partisan Juvenile Court Committee.


  • 1948-1979

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

The Bi-Partisan Juvenile Court Committee formed in 1936. The purpose of the organization was to promote the practice and philosophy of rehabilitation and redirection of minors in the court systems. Members petitioned leaders of both political parties to support candidates for judge of juvenile courts who favored rehabilitation of minors as opposed to general incarceration.


0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Roberta Nicholson on 1979/02/22.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed Unknown. Finding aid revised 2012/02 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2018/04/30 by Lauren Patton.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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