J.H. Aufderheide & Co.
1 Folder

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Processed by:
Lucinda Barnhart, 2004

Organizational History:

 The J. H. Aufderheide & Co. was dedicated to publishing the works of Indiana ragtime musicians.  John Henry Aufderheide, founder, began the company after his daughter, May Aufderheide, achieved great success with the ragtime classic, “Dusty Rag”.  John Aufderheide supported local arts and organizations and believed that he could contribute to the new music scene by operating a music publishing company.  J.H. Aufderheide & Co. became an important publisher of Indiana composers between 1908 and 1913.

 Scope and Content Note:

 The collection consists of a typed letter to the town of Broad Ripple from Peter Delello, and employee of J.H. Aufderheide & Co.  The letter discuses the fixing of the sidewalk on 16th St., which runs along the property occupied by J.H. Aufderheide & Co.

Item Listing:

 1911 October 3.        TLS to Town Board of Broad Ripple from Peter Delello.

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1911
Provenance: Willard Heiss, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1963 February 10
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.
Alternate formats: None
Related Holdings: None
Notes: None

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