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Bertha Fletcher Kamm collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-036

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research and correspondence from Bertha Fletcher Kamm in Indiana ranging from 1900 to 1974 regarding the Engle, Collins, and Fletcher families, along with other allied families.


  • 1900 - 1974

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with the Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Genealogy Division.

Biographical / Historical

Bertha Fletcher Kamm was born on September 28, 1897 in Indianapolis Indiana to Claude Durwood and Elsie Collins Fletcher. She had one younger sister Faye E. Patterson. After graduating from Shortridge High school a semester early in 1917, Bertha attended the University of Colorado and the Indianapolis Normal School. She married Alexander Kamm on June 7, 1919 in Indianapolis. Bertha and Alexander later moved to Danville Illinois where they lived for the remainder of their lives. Alexander Kamm died in 1947.

Bertha was a member of many lineage groups including the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Society of Indiana Pioneers, the Magna Carta Dames, Daughters of the American Colonists, and the Huguenot Society of Indiana. She died in Danville on August 31, 1974 and was buried in Indianapolis.


3.5 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript boxes, 3 cubic foot boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division donation from Bertha Kamm in 1974.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2019/02/01 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2019/02/19 by Sarah Pfundstein.
Bertha Fletcher Kamm collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

315 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.