Concordia Historical Institute. Oral History Collection, 1976-1995.

Collection Number: M-0014 Collection Size: 2.4 linear feet (audio cassettes, video tape, transcripts) RESTRICTIONS Both the transcripts and the cassettes for the J. A. O. Preus interviews conducted in 1981 and 1982 are closed to research until 2006 and 2007, respectively. The 1995 interviews with Carl Muhlenbruch and Alvin Mueller

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Carl Louis Dittmer (1833-1906) Diary, 1858.

Collection Number: M-0102 Collection Size: 0.08 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Carl Louis Dittmer was born on 18 June 1833 in Zempelberg, West Prussia, Germany, and came to America at age 25. He settled in Boston, Massachusetts, and remained there until his death on 10 February 1906. In 1860 he married

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Louis P. Lochner (1887-1975) Family Collection, 1524-1975

Collection Number: M-0028 Collection Size: 2.0 linear feet Biographical Sketches Introduction The Louis Lochner Family Collection contains material of several Lochner family members, primarily of Louis, of Louis’s brother Martin, and of their father Johann Friedrich Karl. The majority of the collection was generated and/or collected by Louis Lochner. Johann

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Johann and Elise Daib, 25th Wedding Anniversary

Johann Leonhard Daib Family Collection, 1830-1974.

Collection Number: M-0104 Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Johann Leonhard Daib was born on 13 July 1830 in Niederrimbach, Kingdom Wuerttemberg, Germany. He emigrated in 1849 and reached New York on 15 July. He graduated from the Fort Wayne seminary of the Missouri Synod in March 1854 and

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Walther, Otto Hermann (1809–1841), Papers (1828–1841)

Collection Number: M-0045 .67 cf : manuscripts BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Otto Hermann Walther was born on 23 September 1809 in Langenchursdorf, Saxony, where his father, Gottlob Heinrich Wilhelm Walther (1770–1841), was the pastor. O. H. Walther, who went by the name of Hermann, was the seventh child of twelve, and the

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William A. Kramer (1900-1998) Papers, 1913-1981.

Collection Number: M-0006 Collection Size: 0.8 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH William Albert Kramer was born on 4 October 1900 on a farm near Frohna in Perry County, Missouri, to Theodor and Mathilde (Burfeind) Kramer. He attended Concordia Lutheran School through grade 6 and continued at the Frohna public school for

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Christ Lutheran Church (Tulpehoken, Pennsylvania) Land Indenture, 1758.

Collection Number: M-0201 Collection Size: x.x linear feet HISTORICAL NOTE Immigrants from the Rhenish Palatinate settled in Tulpehoken after they were forced to move out of the Schoharie Valley in New York. This move occurred when their contracts with the Native Americans were declared null and void and when speculators

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C.F.W. (Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm) Walther (1811-1887) Papers, c.1828-1887.

Collection Number: M-0004 Collection Size: 16 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther (C.F.W. Walther) C.F.W. Walther was born 25 October 1811 in Langenchursdorf, Kingdom of Saxony, as the eighth child (of twelve) to Pastor Gottlob Heinrich Walther and his wife Johanna Wilhelmina Zschenderlein. Only six of their twelve

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Koestering Family Papers, 1867-1951.

Collection Number: M-0018 Collection Size: 0.3 linear feet Biographical Sketch J. F. Koestering Johann Friedrich Koestering was born in Dahlinghausen, Hanover, Germany on 20 February 1830. He graduated from Concordia Seminary in 1853 and served from November 1853 to May 1858 at Martini in Adams Township, Allen Country, Indiana. His

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Buenger Family Collection, (1683-1992)

Collection Number: M-0024 Collection Size: 3.3 linear feet Biographical Sketches Johann Friedrich Buenger Johann Friedrich Buenger was born on 2 January 1810 in Etzdorf, Saxony, as the oldest of twelve children to Pastor Jacob Friedrich Buenger and his wife Christiane Friederike nee Reiz. His father first educated him, and at

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