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Dorothy G. Helmer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-057

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research from Dorothy G. Helmer in Europe, Canada, and the United States ranging from 1886 to 1994 regarding the Helmer, Von Egmond, Lipscomb, Netherton and other related families.


  • 1886-1994


Language of Materials

Materials in English, German, French and Dutch.

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 Note

Dorothy Garr Helmer was born on January 15th, 1908 in St. Cloud Minnesota to John J. and Mabel Garr Helmer. She graduated from Butler University in 1928 and was a self employed interior designer for 35 years. Dorothy was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority, American Society of Interior Designers and the National Society of Arts and Letters. She died on April 24, 1999 in Indianapolis, Indiana.


14.5 Cubic Feet (29 manuscript boxes)


This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from Dorothy Helmer on 1995/04


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1998/1 by Charles Hill. EAD finding aid created 2018/03/21 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Dorothy G. Helmer Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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