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George A. Kitzinger papers

 Collection — Folder: S0789
Identifier: S0789

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two teaching licenses, dated February 19, 1858 and July 9, 1860, that certified George A. Kitzinger as qualified to teach a common school in Dubois County, Indiana. The collection also includes a February, 1934 typed summary of Mr. Kitzinger's teaching record (1851-1864) written by his grandson, Robert E. Eckert, and based on information found in John T. Melchior's 1933 history of early pioneers in and around Jasper, Indiana.


  • 1858-1860, 1934


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

George A. Kitzinger was a born on January 8, 1821 in Germany and later moved to America. He was a school teacher and a clerk of Bainbridge Township in Dubois County, Indiana. He married Magdalen Heitz Hauser (1830-1912) on November 24, 1860 and they had two children, Joseph (1862-1901) Mary (1864-1957). He was killed by a falling tree at his home on October 8, 1864.


Information within collection. "George A. Kitzinger." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed February 2, 2017. "George A. Kitzinger." Indiana Select Marriages, 1748-1993. Accessed February 2, 2017.

"Died. Joseph A. Kitzinger." Jasper Weekly Courier (IN), April 26, 1901.

Dubois County Genealogical Society. Dubois County, Indiana Cemeteries & Inscriptions, Vol. 4. Ferdinand, IN: Dubois County Genealogical Society, 1995.


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 from Mary Eckert on 1934/02/13.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/02/03 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/02/03 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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