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TO THE END, that justice be established, public order maintained, and liberty perpetuated; WE, the People of the State of Indiana, grateful to ALMIGHTY GOD for the free exercise of the right to choose our own form of government, do ordain this Constitution.    (On the Indiana General Assembly’s webpage:  http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/const/). 

Books & Periodicals

Kettleborough, Charles.  Constitution Making in Indiana.   (1916)
IND.  342.772 K43CO

Indiana. Constitution.  Constitution of the State of Indiana.   (1961)
IND. 342.772 I3853C

Indiana--  Constitution.  Constitutions of 1816 and 1851 of the state of Indiana and amendments.
IND.  342.772 I385T

1816 Constitution Materials

Indiana-- Constitutional Convention, 1816.  Journal.   (1816)
IND. 342.772 I385C

1850 Constitution Materials

Indiana-- Constitutional convention, 1850-1851.  Report of the debates and proceedings of the convention for the revision of the constitution of the State of Indiana.   (1850)
IND. 342.772 I51D

Indiana-- Constitutional convention, 1850-1851.  Journal of the Convention of the people of the State of Indiana, to amend the constitution.   (1851)

Pamphlets

Griffin, Frederick  Porter.  The constitutional elm, Corydon, Indiana, written…from the notes of…Mary Jane Griffin.   (1974)
Ip  977.201 H318 NO. 20

The Story of Indiana’s Constitutional Elm, Corydon, Indiana, June 1816…with a sketch of the Posey House, DAR Museum, Corydon.   (1974)
977.202 C NO. 3 (Genealogy)

1816 Constitution Materials

Indiana-- Constitutional convention, 1816.  Constitution of the State of Indiana. 
Ip 342.772 NO. 49

Indiana-- Constitution.  Indiana’s first constitution.   (1816)
Ip 342.772 NO. 45

Indiana-- Constitution.  Constitution of the state of Indiana.   (1816)
Ip 342.772 NO. 4

1850 Constitution Materials

Indiana-- Constitutional convention.  Rules and orders for the government of the convention to revise, alter and amend the constitution of Indiana; October 14th, 1850.  (1850)
Ip 342.772 NO. 39

Indiana-- Constitutional convention, 1850-1851.  Rules and orders for the government of the convention to revise, alter and amend the constitution of  Indiana; October 11th, 1850. (1850)
Ip 342.772 NO. 39

Indiana-- Constitution.  Constitution of the state of Indiana.   (1850)
Ip 342.772 NO. 35

Manuscripts

Constitution of Indiana 1816.   Call number:  S1811

Constitutions- - Indiana.   Call number:  S1116

Constitution of Indiana 1851.  Call number:  S394, S1375, S2538, S1116

Constitution of Indiana- - revision of 1851.  Call number:  L47

Indiana-Constitutional Convention, 1850-51.  Call number:  L42, L62, L123, S1502

Constitution of Indiana- - Amendments.  Call number:  L18, L100

Indiana Constitution, Collection on the.  Call number:  OBC36

Websites

Indiana Historical Bureau: 

http://www.in.gov/history/2460.htm

http://www.in.gov/history/2473.htm

http://www.in.gov/history/2608.htm

IN MH 4-9-2013