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George A. Frantz collection

Identifier: L337

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, funeral sermons and newspaper clippings from Barbara Frantz regarding Rev. George A. Frantz ranging from 1909 to 1969.


  • 1909-1969


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

Rev. Dr. George A. Frantz was born in 1888 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. He was a minister at the First Presbyterian Church in Indiana from 1926 to 1953. He was also a member of the Indianapolis Literary Club. After retiring, Frantz "was a guest professor, lecturer, and pastor at many institutions around the country. These speaking tours continued until 1977, when Frantz determined that his health was too poor to continue. Frantz died on November 30, 1980" (Goodling, 2012,3).


Items from collection.

"Dr. George A. Frantz Collection, 1887-[1990]." Finding aid. Indiana Historical Society. Accessed August 10, 2016.


0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject, while funeral sermons are arranged alphabetically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Barbara Frantz on 1981/06/08.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2016/08/10 by Kori Nell. EAD finding aid created 2016/08/10 by Kori Nell
George A. Frantz 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.