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Fred G. Heinzle papers

 Collection — Folder: S628
Identifier: S0628

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Fred Heinzle's personal papers ranging from 1922 to 1951, including two receipts from the Gruen Watch Company, a bill from the Homestead Hotel in West Baden, Indiana, a sample city ballot for Tell City, Indiana showing Heinzle as the Democratic candidate for mayor, a letter from the Elgin American Division, Illinois Watch Case Co., price lists for services at Heinzle's Jewelry Store, and a congratulatory letter from Heinzle to Urdix B. Ewing upon winning the election for district judge. There is also small card photograph of a building housing a grocery store and hotel, imprinted with "Randall & Littlepage, Rockport, Ind."


  • 1922-1951


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

Fred G. Heinzle was born in Troy, Indiana on October 6, 1869 to John G. and Elizabeth (Hahn) Heinzle. He married Lizette Gautschi (1873-1957) on October 26, 1882 and they had two sons, Frank Allen (1896-1950) and Walter (1893-1966). He owned and operated a jewelry store in Tell City, Indiana and also served as the town's mayor from 1912 to1917. He died at the age of 82 on September 2, 1952.


"Fred G. Heinzle, 82, Former Tell City Mayor, Dies At Home After Long Illness." The Tell City News, September 5, 1952, 1. "Lizette G. Heinzle." Find a Grave Index. Accessed September 4, 2015. "Walter G. Heinzle." Find a Grave Index. Accessed September 4, 2015.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation on 1967/06/05.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/09/04 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/09/04 by Laura Eliason.
Fred G. Heinzle papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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