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Maude Lucas Rumpler collection

 Collection — Folder: S1816
Identifier: S1816

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Tribute to the Grand Army of the Republic," an address given by Maude L. Rumpler at the presentation of a memorial plaque to the Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument by the National Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War on August 28, 1949. The collection also includes the program from the ceremony.


  • 1949/08/28


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 / Historical

Maude Lucas Rumpler was born February 20, 1874 in Clayton, Illinois to Daniel and Mary Lucas. She moved with her family to Indianapolis in 1881 and she married Edward C. Rumpler there on December 20, 1893. She was the founder and first president of the Indianapolis Women’s Republican Club and was an active member and leader of a number of other local and state organizations, including the Indianapolis Women’s Department Club, the Indiana Federation of Clubs, the Inter Nos Club, the Caroline Scott Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Daughters of the Union 1861-1865, Inc. She passed away at the age of 93 on August 6, 1967.

Sources: “Maude L. Rumple.” Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed November 26, 2018.

Boruff, Blanche Foster, comp. Women of Indiana: a Work for Newspaper and Library Reference. Indianapolis: Indiana Women’s Biography Association, Matthew Farson, publisher, 1941.

“Mrs. Rumpler Dies; Founded GOP Club.” Indianapolis Star (IN), August 7, 1967.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Maude Rumpler on 1950/07/05.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/11/26 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2018/11/26 by Laura Eliason.
Maude Lucas Rumpler collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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