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Bertha A. Fleming papers

 Collection — Folder: S471
Identifier: S0471

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopies of autographed, signed letters from Bertha A. Fleming and others in Indiana, Oklahoma, Illinois, Wisconsin and New York, in 1929 regarding family business and photocopied and typed histories of institutions in Warren County, Indiana, including a commercially printed booklet concerning the 94th anniversary of Williamsport Christian Church.


  • 1853-1966


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

Bertha Ann "Patty" Brenner Fleming was born April 24, 1888 in Indiana to Jacob Hugh and Jennie Rebecca Remsberg Brenner. She was the next to the youngest of five children. She married Rae Walter Fleming on June 12, 1912 in Warren County, Indiana. She led the choir for the Williamsport Christian Church for twelve years; she also chaired the Book Committee for the church's 94th birthday celebration. She died August 5, 1981 and is buried in the West Lebanon Cemetery, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Brenner, Bertha [Brinner, Burtha]. 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/12/22.

"Brenner, Bertha A.". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/12/22.

"Brenner, Bertha A.". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2014/12/22.

"Fleming, Bertha A.". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2014/12/22.

"Fleming, Bertha Ann "Patty" Brenner". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2014/12/22.


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 from Bertha A. Fleming on 1966/10/25, 1966/11/17.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/12/22 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2014/12/22 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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