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The following materials may be of use when researching the history of the Indianapolis 500.  These materials are available for use in the Indiana Division of the Indiana State Library.  Card file indexes are available for use on site.  For more information, please contact the Indiana Collection.

Books and Pamphlets

I 796.7 Y31r
Title: Racers and drivers; the fastest men and cars from Barney Oldfield to Craig Breedlove.
Author: Yates, Brock W.
Published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [c1968].
Edition: [1st ed]. 

I 629.2 Y32i
Title: The Indianapolis 500; the story of the motor speedway.
Author: Yates, Brock W.
Published: New York : Harper, [1956].

I 629.2 Y32i 1961
Title: The Indianapolis 500; the story of the motor speedway.
Author: Yates, Brock W.
Published: New York : Harper, [1961].
Edition: Revised "golden anniversary" edition. 

I 629.2 Y32f
Title: Famous Indianapolis cars and drivers.
Author: Yates, Brock W.
Published: New York : Harper, [1960]. 

I 927 M161y
Title: McLaren! The man, the cars & the team.
Author: Young, Eoin S.
Published: Newport Beach, Calif. : Bond, Parkhurst Publications, [c1971]. 

I 796.7 V521r
Title: The race.
Author: Verlin, Bob.
Published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [1958].

I 629.2 T661ma
Title: From Indianapolis to Le Mans.
Author: Tommasi, Tommaso.
Published: [n.p.] : Derbi Books, c1974.

I 629.2 T595b
Title: The brave men.
Author: Tippette, Giles.
Published: N.Y. : Macmillan, [c1972]. 

Ip 796.7 no. 1
Title: 1961 golden anniversary of the "500".
Author: Standard Oil Company (Indiana).
Published: n.p., [1961?]. 

I 927 R454r
Title: Speed with style; the autobiography of Peter Revson.
Author: Revson, Peter Jeffrey Revlon, 1939-1974.
Published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1974.

I 629.2 N994g
Title: Great moments in sport: Motor racing.
Author: Nye, Doug.
Published: London : Pelham Books, [c1976].

I 927 P855p
Title: The Mudge Pond Express.
Author: Posey, Sam.
Published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [c1976].

I 927 F796o
Title: A. J. Foyt; "Fancypants" at the wheel.
Author: Olsen, James T.
Published: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education, c1974.

I 796.7 O51d
Title: Daredevils of the speedway.
Author: Olney, Ross R.
Published: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, [1966].

I 629.2 N852f 1967
Title: The fabulous Novi story and Turbocar story.
Author: Norquest, C. Lee.
Published: Indianapolis : n.p., 1967. 

Ip 629.2 no. 159
Title: Indianapolis 500. Mobil world wide proving ground.
Author: Mobil Oil Company.
Published: n.p., [1959?].

I 629.2 L948g
Title: The great American spectaculars:  the Kentucky Derby, Mardi Gras, and other days of celebration.
Author: Ludwig, Jack Barry.
Published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday & Company, 1976.

I 927 F796L
Title: Foyt.
Author: Libby, William M.
Published: New York : Hawthorn Books, [c1974].

I 629.2 J13c
Title: Championship trail; the story of Indianapolis racing.
Author: Jackson, Robert B.
Published: N.Y. : H. Z. Walck, [c1970].

I 629.2 K64m
Title: A month at the Brickyard; the incredible Indy 500.
Author: Kleinfield, Sonny.
Published: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [c1977].
Edition: [1st ed.]. 

Ip 629.2 no. 183
Title: Official entry blank.
Author: Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Ip 629.2 no. 85
Title: Lap prize fund [Indianapolis 500 mile race].
Author: Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Ip 629.2 no. 84
Title: Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Museum, home of the 500-mile race.
Author: [Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation].
Published: [Indianapolis].

I 927 H646h 1970
Title: Life at the limit.
Author: Hill, Graham, 1929-1975.
Published: New York : Coward-McCann, [1970, c1969].
Edition: [1st American ed.].

I 927 H646ha
Title: Graham.
Author: Hill, Graham, 1929-1975.
Published: [New York] : St. Martin's Press, [c1977].

I 629.2 H634t
Title: Thirty days in May; the Indy 500.
Author: Higdon, Hal, 1931-.
Published: N.Y. : Putnam, [c1971] 

I 390 G242h 
Title: How it started.
Author: Garrison, Webb Black, 1919-
Published: Nashville : Abingdon Press, [c1972].

I 629.2 G362i
Title: Indy, the world's fastest carnival ride.
Author: Gerber, Daniel F.
Published: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [c1977].

Ip 791.6 no. 4
Title:  ... Indianapolis "500" festival.
Author: The "500" Festival Associates, Inc.

I 629.2 E57o
Title: 132 of the most unusual cars that ever ran at Indianapolis.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.
Published: N. Y. : Arco Publishing Co., [c1970].

I 927 A561e
Title: Mario Andretti, the man who can win any kind of race.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.
Published: N. Y. : Arco Publishing Co., [c1970].

I 927 S850e
Title: Jackie Stewart, world driving champion.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.
Published: N. Y. : Arco Publishing Co., [c1970].

I 629.2 E57i
Title: The Indianapolis "500"; the world's most exciting auto race.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.
Published: N. Y. : Four Winds Press, [c1970].

I 927 F796e 1977
Title: The incredible A. J. Foyt.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.
Published: New York : Arco Publishing Co., [c1970, 1977].
Edition: [Rev. ed.].

I 927 F796e
Title: The incredible A. J. Foyt.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.
Published: N. Y. : Arco Publishing Co., [c1970].

I 629.2 B694c
Title: Championship racing through the years.
Author: Bolton, Charles C.
Published: Indianapolis : United Advertising and Publishing Corp., 1966.

I 927 D687d
Title: The unfair advantage.
Author: Donohue, Mark, d. 1975.
Published: New York : Dodd, Mead & Company, [c1975].

I 629.2 D718i
Title: The Indy 500: an American institution under fire.
Author: Dorson, Ron.
Published: [Newport Beach, Calif.] : Bond/Parkhurst Books, [c1974].

I 629.2 D488i
Title: The Indianapolis 500; a complete pictorial history.
Author: Devaney, John.
Published: Chicago : Rand McNally & Company, [c1976].

I 629.2 B826i
Title: Indy 500 mechanic.
Author: Brawner, Clint, 1916-.
Published: Radnor, Pa. : Chilton Book Co., [c1975].
Edition: [1st ed.].

I 796.7 B652f
Title: 500 miles to go; the story of the Indianapolis Speedway.
Author: Bloemker, Al.
Published: New York : Coward-McCann, [1961].

I 796.7 B652f 1966
Title: 500 miles to go; the story of the Indianapolis Speedway.
Author: Bloemker, Al.
Published: New York : Coward McCann, c1966.
Edition: 50th Anniversary ed.

I 796.7 M155i
Title: Indy racing.
Author: McKenna, A. T.
Published: Edina, Minn. : Adbo & Daughters, c1998.

I 796.7 F791i, 1975
Title: The illustrated history of the Indianapolis 500.
Author: Fox, Jack C.
Published: Speedway, Ind. : C. Hungness, 1975, c1967.
Edition: 2d ed.

I 629.2 E57i
Title: Indianapolis "500" The world's most exciting auto race.
Author: Engel, Lyle Kenyon.

I 629.2 Y32i 1961
Title: Indianapolis 500 The story of the motor Speedway.
Author: Yates, Brock W.

I 796.7 S497
Title: 75 years of the Indianapolis 500.
Writers, George Moore, William Eggert, Jep Cadou Jr.
Published: [Indianapolis] : Indianapolis Star, c1986.

I 796.7 F791i, 1984
Title: The illustrated history of the Indianapolis 500.
Author: Fox, Jack C.
Published: Speedway, IN : C. Hungness, 1984, c1967.
Edition: 3rd ed.

I 796.7 N716
Title: 1969-1972 Indianapolis 500 yearbook.
Published: Speedway, IN : Carl Hungness Pub., c1980.

I 796.7 D659g
Title: Great moments in the Indy 500.
Author: Dolan, Edward F., 1924-.
Published: New York : F. Watts, 1982.

I 796.7 B947s
Title: Sports hero, Mario Andretti.
Author: Burchard, Marshall.
Published: New York : Putnam, c1977.

I 629.2 L694c
Title: Champions of the Indianapolis 500 : the men who have won more than once.
Author: Libby, Bill.
Published: New York : Dodd, Mead, c1976.

I 796.7 B612c
Title: A checkered past : my 20 years as Indy 500 chief steward.
Author: Binford, Tom, 1924-.
Published: Carmel, Ind. : Cornerstone Press, c1993.

I 796.7 R569p
Title: Pace cars of the Indy 500.
Author: Riggs, L. Spencer.
Published: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. : Speed Age, c1989.
Edition: 1st ed.

I 796.7 C289i
Title: Indy 500 : more than a race.
Author: Carnegie, Tom.
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, [1986], c1987.

I 796.7 M984i
Title: The Indy 500.
Author: Murphy, Jim, 1947-.
Published: New York : Clarion Books, c1983.

I 923 F533fh
Title: Fabulous Hoosier, a story of American achievement.
Author: Fisher,  Jane (Watts), 1894-1968.
Published: New York : R.M. McBride & company, [1947].

I 923 F533fo
Title: Castles in the sand : the life and times of Carl Graham Fisher.
Author: Foster, Mark S.
Published: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, c2000.

I 923 F533fj
Title: The pacesetter : the untold story of Carl G. Fisher.
Author: Fisher, Jerry M., 1940-.
Published: Ft. Bragg, CA : Lost Coast Press, c1998.
Edition: 1st ed.

Videocassettes

I 796.7 S7425s
Title: Speedway survival [videorecording].
Producer/writer, Jim Simmons ; a co-production of Nineteenth Star and Indy Teleproductions.
Published: [S.l.] : Trimark Ultra Sports, 1999.
Note: VHS.

I 796.7 T971h
Title: 24 hrs @ Indy [videorecording].
Producer/writer, Jim Simmons ; a co-production of Nineteenth Star and Indy Teleproductions.
Published: [S.l.] : Trimark Ultra Sports, c2000.
Note: VHS.

I 796.7 S742c
Title: Speed! Crash! Rescue! [videorecording].
Producer, Jim Simmons ; writers, Jim Simmons, Dan O'Brien; [produced by] Nineteenth Star.
Published: [S.l.] : Trimark Ultra Sports, c2000.
Note: VHS.

I 796.7 F5222
Title: First 500 mile race, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, May, 1911 videorecording.
Published: Indianapolis, Ind. : Indiana State Library, [1981?].

Periodicals: 

I 796.7 I388i
Title: The Indianapolis "500" yearbook.
Published: [Speedway, Ind.] : C. Hungness, c1973-.

I 796.7 C649fa
Title: Floyd Clymer's ... Indianapolis 500 mile race yearbook.
Author: Clymer, Floyd, 1895-1970.
Published: Los Angeles : F. Clymer, [1964-1969?].

I 791.6 F567p
Title: "500" festival. [Souvenir program] 1960-.
Author: The "500" Festival Associates, Inc.

Manuscripts Section:

B97  Jerry Barnett Papers

Musical Recording:

I789.912 J82fi
Title: The "500".
Uniform title: "The 500" Sound recording.
Author: Jordan, Joe.
Published: Indianapolis, "500" Record [1961?] N80Q-4199, N80Q-4200.

Indexes

IN MH 4-17-2014