Robert David Preus Collection, 1920-1996.

Collection Number: M-0016 Collection Size: 33.5 linear feet, 21 audio cassettes, 2 video cassettes Biographical Sketch Donor Information The collection was donated to Concordia Historical Institute by Mrs. Donna Preus in April 1996. Restrictions Folders 1008-1017 are closed for research for a period of 20 years (2019). Permission to access

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Walter O. Forster (1913–1997), Manuscripts and Papers (1936–1953)

Collection Number: M-0059 10 boxes, 2 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Walter Otto Forster was born on September 14, 1913 in Chesterfield, Missouri. He graduated from Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, with a B.D. degree in 1935. Forster earned both his degrees in history from Washington University in Saint Louis—a master’s degree

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Francis August Otto Pieper (1852-1931) Collection, 1878-1932.

Collection Number: M-0007 Collection Size: 10.6 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Francis August Otto Pieper was born on 27 June 1852 in Karwitz, Pomerania, as one of seven children born to August Pieper and his wife, Bertha Lohf. His father was the town’s mayor. After finishing grammar school, he attended the

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Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana

Collection Number: M-0008 Collection Size: 0.4 linear feet RESTRICTIONS The collection is open for research under the normal access policies of the Institute. HISTORICAL NOTE The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana was incorporated in 1966 as an outgrowth of mission activities of the Lutheran Synodical Conference in West Africa. The

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August Pieper (1857-1946) Papers, 1900-1920.

Collection Number: M-0109 Collection Size: 2 sermon books; 1 folder BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH August Pieper was born on 27 September 1857 in Carwitz, Pomerania, Germany. He was a graduate of Northwestern College, Watertown, Wisconsin, and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri. His first call brought him to Kewaunee, Wisconsin, where he served

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Herman Duemling

Herman Duemling (1845-1913) Collection, 1845-1913.

Collection Number: M-0105 Collection Size: 0.08 linear feet BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Herman Duemling was born in Germany in 1845; it is unknown when he came to America. From 1872 to 1874 he was a professor at the Teacher’s College in Addison, Illinois. From 1874 to 1899 he served as professor of

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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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