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Indiana State Fairgrounds collection

 Collection — Folder: OBC228
Identifier: OBC228

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a seating diagram for the livestock show pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and was created most likely during the 20th century by architects, Rubush and Hunter in Indianapolis, Indiana. As well as copies of blueprints of the Normandy Barn advertising its relocation and an invitation.


  • 20th-21st century


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

The Indiana State Fairgrounds is the third home for the Normandy Barn. Originally built in 1936, the barn was moved to the north side of the Fairgrounds in 2008. This 120 ft. long by 35ft structure is host to many events.


The livestock show pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds was designed by Rubush and Hunter, Architects and its total seating capacity is 4,080.


Leona, Nora. "Farm to Fair - The barn." Farm to Fair blog, January 30, 2011. Accessed January 6, 2021.


0.06 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

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


Further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/05/20 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/05/20 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid updated 2021/01/06 by Lauren Patton.


Indiana State Fairgrounds oversize 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.