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Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, Hancock County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2245

Scope and Contents

This collection includes booklets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items from Opal Murphy in Hancock County, Indiana ranging from 1946 to 1974 regarding the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association.


  • 1946-1974


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.

Administrative History

The Indiana Extension Homemakers Association was a home economics program that urged women to do other activities, like sewing, home management, good nutrition, etc. "It was founded in 1913 and it 'continues to build on its rich heritage by working to strengthen Indiana homes and families'" (IEHA, 2012).

Source: Indiana Extension Homemakers Association website: "Welcome." Indiana Extension Homemakers Association. Retrieved from


0.04 Cubic Feet (4 folders)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subjects.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/11/21 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/11/21 by Kori Nell.
Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, Hancock County 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.