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Wyandotte Cave collection undated

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1497 (Text) 1497001-56998 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic feet 1 folder

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General Note: Collection processing completed 2013/09/10 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2013/09/10 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note: This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.: This collection includes text regarding the history of Wyandotte Cave.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note: Wyandotte Cave 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: Wyandotte Cave was first discovered by American Indians and used as a quarry. In 1812, the cave was used for the manufacture of saltpeter. Estimates of its size vary widely, but it is at least 5 miles long. It was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1972 and is now owned by the state of Indiana."Wyandotte Cave". Sept. 10, 2013. http://www.nature.nps.gov/nnl/site.cfm?Site=WYCA-IN"Wyandotte Cave." Sept. 10, 2013. http://www.interestingamerica.com/2010-12-13_Wyandotte_Cave_Indiana_by_Kenyon.html"Wyandotte Cave." Sept. 10, 2013. http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclop%C3%A6dia_Britannica/Wyandotte_Cave
Ownership and Custodial History: This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Subject: Caves > Indiana.
Wyandotte Cave (Ind.) > History.

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