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Turkey Run State Park collection

 Collection — Folder: S2774
Identifier: S2774

Scope and Contents

This collection includes handwritten listings of animals and plants seen in Turkey Run State Park, a chronology of the area, and a 36 page historical account of the region. The historical account includes information about buildings in the area, settlers, floods, and other activities. The author is unknown.


  • circa 1927-1930

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

Turkey Run State Park, located in Parke County, was created in 1916. It is the second oldest park in the Indiana State Park system and includes 2,382 acres.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by alphabetically by title.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from the Indiana State Archives on 1984/07/17.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created 2019/08/22 by Lauren Patton.
Turkey Run State Park collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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