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Indiana Republican Party Hoosier Scramble golf tournament small photograph collection

 Collection — Folder: SP166
Identifier: SP166

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 6 black-and-white photographs from the Indiana Republican Party Hoosier Scramble golf tournaments in Indianapolis, Indiana, showing featured golfers Arnold Palmer in 1975 and Nancy Lopez in 1979. Two of the Palmer photographs were taken by John Fulton.


  • 1975; 1979

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 Hoosier Scramble golf tournament was an annual fundraising event held by the Indiana Republican Party. The first event was held at the Speedway Golf Course in Marion County, Indiana in 1975 and featured professional golfer Arnold Palmer, who was paid $12,500 for the appearance. He played and conducted a golf clinic and exhibition. Entries cost $1,000 for a foursome, while gallery tickets cost $10 each. The organization raised $20,000 at the event. The event was conceived by Republican Finance Director Charles T. Cook. Golf champion Nancy Lopez was the featured player at the Hoosier Scramble in 1979.


"Joint Crime Fighting Effort in State Urged." Indianapolis Star, July 21, 1979. Accessed April 28, 2022. ProQuest.

"Junior Two-Man Event Scheduled at Coffin." Indianapolis Star, July 20, 1975. Accessed April 28, 2022. ProQuest.

Mooney, Robert P. "Politics in Perspective." Indianapolis Star, August 14, 1977. Accessed April 28, 2022. 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

Processing completed 2022/04/28 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid created 2022/04/28 by Brittany Kropf
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Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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