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Central Soya, Decatur, Indiana photographs 1958

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI SP004 (Text) 00000106663388 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.03 Cubic Feet (3 folders)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed in 2004 by Amy C. Belcher. EAD finding aid created in 2004 by Amy C. Belcher.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains photographs of the construction at Central Soya in Decatur, Indiana in 1958. These photographs depict the various stages in the construction of buildings and storage facilities. MacLean Photo Service in Decatur, Indiana originally took the photographs. This company also numbered and dated the photographs wehen they were taken. Photographs of Central Soya are arranged by the dates on the back. Also within the collection is one picture without a date, on the back side of this picture is written, "Shafer and Schurst Co., Ft. Wayne, Decatur Herald and Review ." This photograph is at the end of the collection.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Central Soya, Decatur, Indiana photographs, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Central Soya Company, Incorporated was founded in 1934 by Dale W. McMillen. The first Central Soya processing plant was built in Decatur, Indiana. Central Soya has a reputation as a pioneer in technology because of those early years. The company has continued to grow and currently has eleven production facilities, nine in the United States and two in Europe. Central Soya constructed new facilities for storage in Decature, Indiana in 1958.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Cargill, Inc. in 2003/05.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Central Soya Company.
Decatur (Ind.)
Industrial buildings > Design and construction.
Genre: Photographs.

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