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Municipal League of Indiana collection 1901-1905

Municipal League of Indiana, creator. (Author).
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1613 (Text) 1613001-100658 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid completed 2016/05/26 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/20 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection comprises programs, newspaper clippigns, meeting minutes, and member lists of the Municipal League of Indiana from around Indiana ranging from 1901 to 1905, regarding the organization's activities in law enforcement and municipal improvements thorughout the state.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Municipal League of Indiana 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: William Dimond, city marshal of Huntington, Indiana, helped found the Indiana Municiapl League on February 16, 1889 for the purpose of police officers from different cities working together in ferreting out crime and apprehending criminals. Leading up to the creation of the organization, an organized gang of thieves had caused law enforcement offices considerable trouble in northern Indiana, including the city of Huntington, the year before.The League expanded its original purpose of aiding policemen in catching criminals, circa 1903 to the installation of sewers, repair of sidewalks, tramps, street improvement, and legal departments for municipalities. Sources:Items in the collection.Municipal League of Indiana. The Official Report of the Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Session of the Municipal League of Indiana. Washington, Indiana, June 26-27, 1918, 92.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a transfer from the Indiana State Archives in 1973/12.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Municipal League of Indiana.
Civic improvement.
Indiana > Societies and clubs.
Law enforcement.
Huntington (Ind.)

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