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Davis, Paul A.
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Lucinda Barnhart, August 2004
In 1876 the state of Indiana presented its residents with a new capitol building in Indianapolis. The building originally held a slate roof that was later replaced with a copper roof in 1896. Eighty years later, in 1976, the roof was replaced with a new copper cladding.
This collection contains a souvenir copper disc from the first copper roof of the Indiana State Capitol Building. The souvenir envelope is marked with the official Indiana State Seal.
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1896. Copper disc from first copper roof of the Indiana State Capitol Building.
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1896
Provenance: Paul A. Davis, 19 Dec. 1976
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: None