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Speedway, Indiana history collection 1926/07/14

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1602 (Text) 00000106662455 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/4/14 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid created 2016/4/14 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/05/10 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
The collection includes a copy of the Marion County Commissioners meeting minutes in Indiana on July 14, 1926 regarding the incorporation of the town of Speedway, Indiana and including a survey of Speedway, a census of the heads of families living there, and copies of the petition and notice text presented to the commissioners.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Speedway, Indiana history 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 town of Speedway in Wayne Township, Marion County, Indiana started as a residentiatl suberb, which took its name from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was incorporated as a town in 1926 with a population of 507 people. The notice requesting incorporation was posted at three public places, all located on Main Street in Speedway. Those places were: William Rosner's Drug Store, Joseph Aulback Barber Shop, and Beeler & Hodgson Garage. The petition for incorporation was presented to the Marion County Board of Commissioners on June 26, 1926. In 2010, Speedway had a population of 11,812 people.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records donation from the town of Speedway, Indiana in 1974.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Cities and towns.
Marion County (Ind.)
Speedway (Ind.)
Genre: Minutes (Records)

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