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Lucille Lipps Gaynor papers

 Collection
Identifier: L206

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence from various people in Indiana and elsewhere; school papers and textbooks of Lucille Lipps Gaynor; religious memorabilia; family papers, a metal Indiana license plate from the Sesquicentennial in 1966; and advertisements from various Indianapolis businesses ranging from 1884-1979 regarding family matters, school life and work, life during various wars, Indiana and Indianapolis business advertising, religious art and organization life.

Dates

  • 1884-1979, 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

Lucille Mary Lipps was born in Indianapolis on September 2, 1899 to William A. and Margarete Lipps. She had one brother, Andrew. Lucille worked as the assistant manager of a coal company in Indianapolis in 1920. She married Edward Orville Gaynor, with whom she had three children, Margaret Ann Gaynor Petty, Lucia Gaynor Karst, and Edward Andrew Gaynor, on September 8, 1920 in Indianapolis, Lucille was a designer for East End Post Greenhouse, president, secretary, and treasurer for Veterans of World War I Post 41 Auxiliary and a member of the Indianapolis Fireman’s Auxiliary. She was a volunteer for the Cheer Guild at Riley Hospital for Children. Lucille died in Feb. of 1984 and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis on Feb. 10, 1984.

Source:

The Indianapolis Star, February 10, 1984, July 12, 1981, June 21, 1961. Print.

Ancestry.com. "Lucille Lipps." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Lucille Lipps." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Lucille Gaynor." 1940 United States Federal Census. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Lucille Lipps." Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

Ancestry.com. "Lucille Gaynor." U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.

Findagrave.com. "Lucille Mary Lipps Gaynor." Find a Grave Memorial. Accessed March 21, 2016. http://www.findagrave.com.

Extent

0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Margaret and Lucile Gaynor on 1982/07/28.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 06/1997 by Jill Campbell and revised 05/2011 by Marcia R. Caudell. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/21 by Edythe Huffman.
Title
Lucille Lipps Gaynor papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671