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Wilbur T. Gruber papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0555

Scope and Contents

This collection includes autographed, signed and typed letters, invitations, stock certificates, programs, an almanac, an introduction to Masons, and a resolution from many sources in Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1864 to 1927 and undated regarding family life, business, college life and government business.


  • 1864-1927, undated

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

Wilbur Todd Gruber was born on December 22, 1887 in Churubusco, Indiana. He attended Indiana University in 1912 and was on the Union Board. He married Capitola Harris in Indiana on September 21, 1915. They had one child, and as a deputy attorney general for the State of Indiana in 1916. He later worked as the assistant secretary of the Rotary Club in Indianapolis, Indiana. He died in 1957 and is buried in the Crown Hill Cemetery, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

"Gruber, Capitola Harris". Massachusetts, Death Index, 1901-1980. Retrieved 2015/01/26.

"Gruber, Wilbur T.". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/01/26.

"Gruber, Wilbur T.". U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current. Retrieved 2015/01/26.

"Gruber, Wilbur T.". U.S. School Yearbooks, 1880-2012. Retrieved 2015/01/26.

"Gruber, Wilbur Todd". U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Retrieved 2015/01/26.

"Harris, Capitola". Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2015/01/26.


0.02 Cubic Feet (2 folders)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

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


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/01/26 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/01/26 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.