Victor E. Bauermeister

Victor E. Bauermeister
1 folder
Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Edythe Huffman, Feb. 2013

Biographical Note:

Victor E. Bauermeister was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Indiana.  He was a baker, Whirlpool repairman, a member of a Scottish Rite Temple, member of a drum and bugle corp, founded the Daylight Masonic Lodge,  a member of the Good Shepard Lutheran Church and Peace Lutheran Church, and a gardener.   He died Aug. 4, 1994, in Evansville, Indiana. 


“Victor E. Bauermeister”.  Social Security Death Index, Feb. 18, 2013.  http:/
“Victor E. Bauermeister”.  Browning Genealogical Databases.  Feb. 18, 2013.
“Victor Bauermeister”.  1940 United States Federal Census.  Feb. 22, 2013.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of a Photostat diary written primarily in German, with some English documents and letters.  The cover sheet says, “Property of Victor Bauermeister, 1570 Wedeking Ave., Evansville, Indiana.”  The Evergreen catalog entry says that the topics are “Church history” and “Lutheran Church” and the geography listings are “Indiana” and “Jackson County”.  There are listings of names, Bible verses, letters, and legal notices mentioning Moses Joshua Bauermeister and the Rev. W. Bauermeister.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing: Folder 1.  Date 
1861-1865 Journal of a Lutheran Minister

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1851-1865
Provenance:  Mrs. Victor Bauermeister, May 15, 1967
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are in: German and English
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