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Davis, Paul A.
1 Folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

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Processed by: Lucinda Barnhart, August 2004

Organizational History:

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. 

Scope and Content Note:

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.

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Item Listing:

1896.  Copper disc from first copper roof of the Indiana State Capitol Building.

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1896
Provenance: Paul A. Davis, 19 Dec. 1976
Restrictions: None
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
Notes: None