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Poplar Ridge Horse Thief and Detective Company
L213
1875 – 1925
1 mss box

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Unknown
Finding Aid by: Sarah Pfundstein, December 2012

Organizational History:

The Poplar Ridge Horse Thief and Detective Company operated in the Carmel, Hamilton County area; it was associated with other horse thief detective associations in Indiana, which were active from the early 1850’s through the 1920’s as officially recognized vigilante groups.

Source:

Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

The collection contains meeting minutes (1910-1925), membership record books (1875-1895 &1900-1910), a certificate of appointment (1906), a badge from the National Horse Thief Detective Association, as well as other member and administrative materials.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Box and Folder Listing:

Box 1.  Poplar Ridge Horse Thief and Detective Company 1875-1925

Folder 
1. Record Book / Minutes Book 1875-1895
2. Meeting Minutes 1910-1925
3. Membership Record Book 1900-1910
4. Miscellaneous

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 4 folders
Collection Dates: 1875 – 1925
Provenance:  Marjorie Kinzer, 5-14-1959
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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