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Riley Hospital collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3306

Scope and Contents

This collection contains program booklets, invitations, periodicals, photographs, and other materials related to Riley Hospital in Indianapolis dating from 1926 to 1936.

There is also an oversize collection (OBC108) and 5 scrapbooks (V433).


  • 1926-1936

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

Riley Hospital for Children opened in 1924 as a memorial for the poet James Whitcomb Riley.


0.4 Cubic Feet (2 folders, 1 large oversize folder, 5 volumes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


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:

OBC108: Riley Hospital oversize collection

V433: Riley Hospital scrapbooks

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/09/07 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2021/09/07 by Lauren Patton.
Riley Hospital 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.