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Richard Nixon in Indiana photographs

 Collection — Folder: SP087
Identifier: SP087

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs of Richard Nixon's visit to Indianapolis, Indiana, several from Indianapolis Star photographers, on September 12, 1968 during his presidential campaign. There are also a few undated photographs of Nixon shaking hands with several people, including Betty Marr, Clark Springer, and Ed Mitchell.


  • 1968/09/12, undated

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

Richard Nixon, with his wife Pat, visited Indianapolis, Indiana as a Republican presidential candidate on September 12, 1968. He spoke before an estimated crowd of 25,000 on Monument Circle and led the Pike High School band in a verse of "Back Home Again in Indiana." Nixon's late mother, Hannah (Milhous) Nixon, was from Jennings County, Indiana.


Mooney, Robert P. "Nixon Vows 'U.S. Respect.'" Indianapolis Star, September 13, 1968, 1, 10. Accessed October 21, 2021. ProQuest.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/10/21 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2021/10/22 by Brittany Kropf.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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