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World War II clippings scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: L706

Scope and Contents

This collection includes 24 scapbooks with newspaper clippings recording Indiana-related events and people involved with World War II during 1941-1945.


  • 1941-1945


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

World War II or the Second World War (1939-1945) was a global war between the Allies and Axis, directly involving scores of countries. "World War II changed everything in Indiana, sometimes temporarily, sometimes permanently. The necessities of war--the overwhelming need to defeat the Axis--set the boundries that shaped lives...The lives most disrupted by war were those of the Hoosier men and women who served in the military forces."

Madison, James H., "Hoosiers at War: An Overview of Indiana during World War II" Traces of Indiana and Midwestern History, a publication of the Indiana Historical Society, Fall 1991, Volume 3, Number 4.


15 Cubic Feet (24 volumes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically and by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a transfer from the Indiana Division in 2018.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2019/07/15.


World War II clippings scrapbooks
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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