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Robert E. Roempke collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: G-087

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogical research, family group sheets, correspondence, and photographs from Robert Roempke in Germany and Indiana ranging from 1897 to 1999 regarding the Roempke, Saffell and other allied families. There is also a catalog from A. E. Saffell Chair Co. and a pamphlet about James Whitcomb Riley.


  • 1897 - 1999

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

Robert Eugene Roempke was born April 11, 1929 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Harold and Virginia Everett Roempke. He attended Arsenal Tech High School and graduated in 1947. Roempke married Joanne Solberg on January 23, 1954 in Indianapolis. He served in the United State Air Force in Korea. Roempke died on November 29, 2020 abd is buried in Quantico, Virginia.


0.6 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials




This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from Robert Roempke on 2021/02/09


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2023/06/06 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2023/06/28 by Sarah Pfundstein.
Robert E. Roempke collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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