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Victor E. Bauermeister collection

 Collection — Folder: S0080
Identifier: S0080

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a Photostat diary written primarily in German, with some English documents and letters. The cover sheet says, “Property of Victor Bauermeister, 1570 Wedeking Ave., Evansville, Indiana.” The Evergreen catalog entry says that the topics are “Church history” and “Lutheran Church” and the geography listings are “Indiana” and “Jackson County”. There are listings of names, Bible verses, letters, and legal notices mentioning Moses Joshua Bauermeister and the Rev. W. Bauermeister.


  • 1851-1865


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Victor E. Bauermeister was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Indiana. He was a baker, Whirlpool repairman, a member of a Scottish Rite Temple, member of a drum and bugle corp, founded the Daylight Masonic Lodge, a member of the Good Shepard Lutheran Church and Peace Lutheran Church, and a gardener. He died Aug. 4, 1994, in Evansville, Indiana.


“Victor E. Bauermeister”. Social Security Death Index, Feb. 18, 2013. http:/

“Victor E. Bauermeister”. Browning Genealogical Databases. Feb. 18, 2013.

“Victor Bauermeister”. 1940 United States Federal Census. Feb. 22, 2013.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Victor Bauermeister on 1967/05/15.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Edythe Huffman during February 2013. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/05/10.
Victor E. Bauermeister collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.