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Elizabeth Schurtz collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: G-099

Scope and Contents

This collection includes genealogy research from Elizabeth Schurtz in Indiana ranging from 1951 to 2015 regarding her family lineage and DAR applications.


  • 1951-2015


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

Elizabeth Lee Schurtz was born on September 3, 1936 in Indianapolis to Robert William Smelzer and Ida Jane Waltz. She graduated from Arsenal Technical School in 1954. Elizabeth attended Butler University where she received her Bachelors and Masters degree in Social Studies and History. She taught at Arlington High School until 1981 when she retired. She was married twice, the second time to William R. Schurtz. She died July 3, 2015 after a three year battle with cancer.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by the Genealogy Division as a donation from William Schurtz on 2015/10/5.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/12/23 by Sarah Pfundstein. EAD finding aid created 2015/12/31 by Sarah Pfundstein.


Elizabeth Schurtz Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Genealogy Repository

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