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Gottlieb Weigle collection

 Collection — Folder: S1304
Identifier: S1304

Scope and Contents

This collection is mostly hand-written letters in German. Augusta Sophia Eisenlohr's passport, issued in 1853, is in English. She was married to Gottlieb. The letters are from family members in Germany and Switzerland, as well as ones written by Gottlieb during the Civil War. He mustered into the 32nd (or First German) Regiment at Indianapolis on September 18, 1861, when he was 43 years old. Mr. Weigle served in Company C, and was discharged on September 7, 1864.


  • 1854-1885


Language of Materials

Materials in German and English.

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

Gottleib Weigle was born about 1818 in Wurttemberg, Germany. His wife was Augusta Sophia Eisenlorh Weigle. Her passport was given at Lorrach, Grand Duchy of Baden, on August 10, 1853, when she was 31 years old.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


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 and finding aid completed 2017/8/31 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Gottlieb Weigle collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.