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 Harrison Eiteljorg

Harrison Eiteljorg

Birth
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Apr 1997 (aged 93)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Sec: 61, Lot: 8
Memorial ID 11648 · View Source
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Indianapolis businessman and philanthropist. Worked with Indianapolis city officials and of the Lilly Endowment, Inc. to build The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. This houses his collection of Native American objects and Western paintings and sculptures. To his collection were added the holdings of the now-defunct Museum of Indian Heritage. The Eiteljorg Museum is the only museum in the Midwest to combine Western art and Native American art and artifacts.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11648
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harrison Eiteljorg (1 Oct 1903–29 Apr 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11648, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .