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P.J. Emmert papers

 Collection — Folder: S424
Identifier: S0424

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed carbon, mimeographed and autographed, signed document from P.J. Emmert in Lawrenceburg, Indiana ranging from 1850s to 1926 regarding personal reminiscences.


  • 1926

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

Philip Jacob Emmert was born to Christoph and Anna Elisabetha (Ott) Emmert of Germany (French extraction), on November 27, 1842. He was christened December 1, 1941. He was one of seven children and the family all emigrated from Germany to the United States, arriving in New York on July 20, 1846, on the Montpelier of Camden. The first school he attended was in Wilmington, Delaware in the 1850s. He married Mary Magdalene Deuschle on October 24, 1869 in Dearborn County, Indiana. The had one child, Edward J., who was born in 1871 and died in 1929. Philip worked as a merchant in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He died on June 2, 1934 and is buried in Greendale Cemetery, Greendale, Indiana.

Information found within the collection. "Emmert, Philip J.". 1870 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/06/30. "Emmert, Philip J.". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/06/30. "Emmert, Philip J.". Find a Grave Index, 1700s-Current. Retrieved 2014/06/30. "Emmert, Philip J.". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/06/30. "Emmert, Philip J.". Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2014/06/30. "Emmert, Philip Jac". New York, Passenger and Immigrant Lists, 1820-1850. Retrieved 2014/06/30. "Emmert, Philip[p] Jacob". Germany, Select Births and Baptisms. Retrieved 2014/06/30.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/06/30 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/06/30 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.