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

Herman Duemling
  • Collection Number: M-0105
  • Collection Size: 0.08 linear feet


Herman Duemling

Herman Duemling

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 science and mathematics at Concordia College, Fort Wayne, Indiana. During part of his time in Fort Wayne he also served as editor of the Abendschule publication. He was also editor of Germania in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from 1899 until his death. Duemling was also a very prolific writer and published several books on natural history and a series on arithmetic. He died on 11 March 1913 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


The collection contains correspondence and photographs as well as one charcoal sketch. The correspondence was between Duemling and Theodor Lange, the manager of Louis Lange Publishing Co. in St. Louis (forerunner of CPH) and responsible for publishing the Abendschule magazine. The correspondence is filed chronologically and ranges from 1884 to 1887. One photograph depicts Mrs. Duemling.


  • f.1 Correspondence
  • f.2 Photographs


The material for this collection was donated by Anna and Hedwig Lange (July 1953), Dr. Theo. Hoyer (July 1954), Rev. Paul Sauer (July 1959) and Rev. J. H. Hafner (1966).

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