|| Processing Information: Collection processing completed 06/1997 by Jill Campbell and revised 05/2011 by Marcia R. Caudell. EAD finding aid created 2016/03/21 by Edythe Huffman.
|Restrictions on Access Note:
|| This collection is open for research.
|| This collection includes correspondence from various people in Indiana and elsewhere; school papers and textbooks of Lucille Lipps Gaynor; religious memorabilia; family papers, a metal Indiana license plate from the Sesquicentennial in 1966; and advertisements from various Indianapolis businesses ranging from 1884-1979 regarding family matters, school life and work, life during various wars, Indiana and Indianapolis business advertising, religious art and organization life.
|Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
|| Lucille Lipps Gaynor papers, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
|| Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
|Biographical or Historical Data:
|| Lucille Mary Lipps was born in Indianapolis on September 2, 1899 to William A. and Margarete Lipps. She had one brother, Andrew. Lucille worked as the assistant manager of a coal company in Indianapolis in 1920. She married Edward Orville Gaynor, with whom she had three children, Margaret Ann Gaynor Petty, Lucia Gaynor Karst, and Edward Andrew Gaynor, on September 8, 1920 in Indianapolis, Lucille was a designer for East End Post Greenhouse, president, secretary, and treasurer for Veterans of World War I Post 41 Auxiliary and a member of the Indianapolis Fireman's Auxiliary. She was a volunteer for the Cheer Guild at Riley Hospital for Children. Lucille died in Feb. of 1984 and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis on Feb. 10, 1984.The Indianapolis Star, Feb 10, 1984, Jul 12, 1981, Jun 21, 1961. Print."Gaynor, Lucille". 1940 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/03/21. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Gaynor, Lucille". U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014."Gaynor, Lucille Mary Lipps". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2016/03/21. http://www.findagrave.com"[Lippa], [Lucile]". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/03/21. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Lipps, Lucile". 1920 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/03/21. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com"Lipps, Lucille M.". Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Retrieved 2016/03/21. http://search.ancestrylibrary.comAncestry Library. Indiana State Library. Retrieved June 2011. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com
|Ownership and Custodial History:
|| This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Margaret and Lucile Gaynor on 1982/07/28.
|Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
|| No further additions are expected.