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Johnson County, Indiana dog tax receipt book

 Collection — Folder: S3029
Identifier: S3029

Scope and Contents

This collection comprises a small booklet of tax forms from the Nineveh Township assessor for Johnson County, Indiana, ranging from March 4, 1954, to May 13, 1954, regarding the taxes required to purchase and own a new dog for different households in Nineveh Township. The forms concern 26 different dogs bought in Nineveh Township: three beagles, four cocker spaniels, one Springer spaniel, one "spitz", one spaniel and spitz mix, one bulldog, three collies, three rat terriers, one fox terrier, one English shepherd, one "brown police dog," and six unidentified breeds.


  • 1954/03/04-1954/05/13

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

Pet taxes are a type of tax imposed by a government entity--city, county, or state--pet owners, often specific to a certain type of pet, such as dogs. Sometimes the tax is imposed by requiring the purchase of a pet license. Johnson County, Indiana


Item in the collection.

Monroe County. "Dog Taxes." Monroe County, Indiana Code of Ordinances. Updated 7-1-21. Accessed October 27, 2023.,be%20completed%20on%20the%20form.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is only one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from the "Hoosiers" Movie Production Company on 1987/12/30.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1998 by Phillip N. Williams. Finding aid created in 1998 by Phillip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2023/10/31 by Alexander Chrapliwy. EAD finding aid revised 2024/03/22 by Brittany Kropf.
Johnson County, Indiana dog tax receipt book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.