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Studebaker family collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: G-096

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genelaogical research, correspondence, and photographs from Eugene S. Wierbach, Mary E. Studebaker, Dr. Richard Studebaker, ranging from 1818 to 1978 regarding the Studebaker family in America and the Studebaker Family National Association.


  • 1818-1978


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

Eugene Studebaker Wierbach was born on September 24, 1904 to Samuel and Carrie Studebaker Wierbach. He had six siblings. Eugene married Jeanne Elizabeth Medsker on June 23, 1930 in Muncie, Indiana and they had two children David and Sandra Wierbach. Gene was very involved with genealogy and was the genealogist of the Studebaker Family National Association from 1962 - 1968. He died in Alameda, California on April 6, 1986.

Mary E. Studebaker was born June 14, 1901 to Frank and Julia Nelson Studebaker. She graduated from Indiana University and was a librarian and Legal secretary with the Indiana Historical Society until she retired in 1971. Mary was a charter member of the Indianapolis Legal Secretaries Association. In 1962 Mary reactivated the Studebaker Family National Association. She died on July 6, 1992 in Indianapolis , Indiana


1 Cubic Feet (1 cubic foot box)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as donations from Eugene S. Wierbach, Mary E. Studebaker and Dr. Richard Studebaker on multiple dates.


No further additions are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Copies of some materials may be found in the following collections:

genealogy pamphlet files

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/03/25 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2018/03/27 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Studebaker family collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.