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Clara Masteller papers 1903-1957; undated

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L103 (Text) 00000106296916 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.3 Cubic feet 1 manuscript box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2012/09 by Brent Abercrombie. EAD finding aid created 2016/02/22 by Edythe Huffman.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection includes letters from authors in the United States and in Germany; photographs; greeting cards and postcards; newspaper clippings ranging from 1903-1957 regarding family history.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Clara Masteller 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.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN: ISLG 929.2 S381M: Schroeder and Sander family histories
Biographical or Historical Data:
Clara Schroeder Masteller was born on Jan. 15, 1892 to Henry J. and Helena Schroeder and grew up in Knox County, Indiana. She was the oldest of six children, including Ben G., Ester, Sophia, Herald and Wallace. She married Paul Masteller, an Indianapolis house painter, around 1911, and they had one daughter, Beatrice. Clara wrote the Schroeder and Sander Family Histories, published in 1949. She died in Feb. or Mar. of 1974 in St. Petersburg, Florida at the age of 82. Information found within the collection."Masteller, Claire S.". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/22."Masteller, Clara". U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Retrieved 2016/02/22."Masteller, Clara S.". Florida Death Index, 1877-1998. Retrieved 2016/02/22."Masteller, Paul". 1930 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/22."Schroeder, Clara". 1910 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2016/02/22.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Clara Schroeder Masteller on 1957/09/25.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Schroeder family.
Authors, German > Correspondence.
Authors, American > Correspondence.
Greeting cards > Specimens.
Postcards > Specimens.
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Genre: Clippings.
Family histories.

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