Bartel-Schuck Family Photographs
SP 20

2 folders

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Processed by: Jill Campbell, 2004


Harry C. Bartel was born in 1889 and lived in Indianapolis with his parents, John and Mary (Schuck) Bartel and his sister, Gretchen. John Bartel was from Wayne County, Indiana and his parents, William and Sophia Bartel, immigrated from Germany around 1860.  Mary (Schuck) Bartel was from Auglaize County, Ohio. Her parents, George and Minnie Schuck were born in Germany.

Harry Bartel did not marry and had no children. He died in Indianapolis in 1990.

Scope and Content Note:

The collection consists of photographs from 2 photo albums of the Bartel and Schuck families. Although the images are undated and unidentified, included in the albums was an envelope addressed to Harry and his mother, Mary Bartel. There is also a calling card for Mary Bartel. Many of the photographs are stamped from studios in Indianapolis and Auglaize County, Ohio. Also included in the collection are a few miscellaneous items. The albums were found in the attic of a house in Lake County, Indiana.

Box and Folder Listing:

Album 1:

7 Carte-de-visites
1 photograph postcard
2 cyanotypes
13 cabinet cards
Christmas greeting card from Sarah to Mary
Calling card for Mrs. Mary M. Bartel
Envelope and card addressed to Mrs. Mary and Harry Bartel
Newsclipping of obituary for Godfrey Fowle of Decatur County, Indiana

Album 2:

21 tintypes
3 Carte-de-visites
Souvenir Carte-de-visites of J.K. Emmet in Ireland
Birthday greeting card
Gloss soap advertising card
Newsclipping of obituary for William Sharkey of Indianapolis

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.