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George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission invitation 1929

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S3399 (Text) 00000106295942 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 2016/05/17 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/17 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid revised 2016/06/20 by Brittany Kropf.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes one invitation from the George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission in Vincennes, Indiana from 1929 to commemorate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the surrender of Fort Sackville.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: George Rogers Clark Memorial Commission invitation, 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: An intense interest in commemorating the great accomplishments of George Rogers Clark had developed among the citizens of Vincennes and the state of Indiana during the early 1920s as the 150th anniversary of the American Revolution neared. After various proposals had been considered, President Calvin Coolidge signed into law a resolution establishing the George Rogers Clark Sesquicentennial Commission on May 23, 1928. President Coolidge authorized the building of the George Rogers Clark Memorial in Vincennes, Indiana, on the site believed to be Fort Sackville on the Wabash River. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated the finished structure on June 14, 1936.Sources:Items in the collection."George Rogers Clark." National Park Service. Accessed May 17, 2016.
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note: No further additions are expected.
Subject: Clark, George Rogers.
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (Vincennes, Ind.)
Indiana > Anniversaries, etc.
Monuments > Indiana > Anniversaries, etc.
Fort Sackville (Ind.)
Vincennes (Ind.)
Genre: Invitations.

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