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World War II Memorial collection 1997-1998

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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L306 (Text) 00000106353592 Manuscripts Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI OBD017 (Text) 89521-7894 Manuscripts Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

Content descriptions

General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 1998 by J.C. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/05 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
In the collection are bidding documents and statistical information about the construction of the World War II Memorial, as well as information about the soldiers and units from Indiana who fought in that war from 1941-1945. There is information about medal of honor winners, about men buried in Europe, and ideas which people sent for inclusion in the Memorial.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
World War II Memorial collection, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
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.
Biographical or Historical Data:
The World War II Memorial is located in the American Legion Mall in downtown Indianapolis, directly north of the Korean Memorial which was dedicated in May 1996. R. W. Sweeney, Executive Director of the Indiana War Memorials Commission, received ideas and recommendations from people for the planned memorial. The design accepted was by Patrick Brunner Architect, Inc.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Jennifer Born on 1998/07/27.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: War memorials > Indiana > Indianapolis.
Memorials > Indiana > Indianapolis.
World War, 1939-1945 > Monuments > Indiana.
Indianapolis (Ind.)

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