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Anna Mae Finney collection

 Collection — Folder: S1884
Identifier: S1884

Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of typewritten transcriptions made of the February, 1923 Indiana Harbor, Indiana Christian Church (Lake County) directory and American Civil War muster rolls for Company B, 20th Indiana Regiment from 1861 to 1863. An index of the soldiers is included. The transcriptions were made by Mrs. Lester E. [Anna Mae] Finney and Mrs. Robert Mefford and the index was created by Lucile Johnson, all members of the William Henry Harrison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Valparaiso, Indiana.


  • circa 1976


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

Anna Mae Bremer was born on October 15, 1907 in Shawnee, Oklahoma to Henry and Lola (Winston) Bremer. Her family moved to Lake County, Indiana when she was a young child. She became a nurse and was an active member of several organizations, including the Daughters of the Amercian Revolution, Daughters of Union Veterans of Civil War, Order of Eastern Star Chapter 164, Indiana State Society Daughters of American Colonists and the Indiana Society of National Society United States Daughters of 1812. She was married twice, first to Carl W. Schlundt with whom she had two sons, and to Lester E. Finney, who she married on March 12, 1955. She passed away at the age of 85 on May 3, 1993.

Sources: "Carl William Schlundt." U.S. WW II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. Accessed July 1, 2020. "Henry Bremer." 1910 United States Federal Census. Accessed July 1, 2020.

"Anna Mae (Bremer) Finney." Vidette-Messenger (Valparaiso, Ind.), May 4, 1993.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Lester L. Finney in November 1976.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2020/07/06 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2020/07/06 by Laura Eliason.
Anna Mae Finney 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.