- 1807-1958 (Creation)
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0.70 Linear Feet; 1 archives box and 1 half archives box
Name of creator
Adam C. Lantz was born Aug. 4, 1831, in Mifflin Co., Pa. and died Nov. 7 1893. At the age of seven years he moved with his parents to Fairfield Co., Ohio. He was baptized in the Mennonite Church at 21. He married Anna Morrell of Fairfield Co., Ohio, in 1853. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Haw Patch, Ind.
Adam C. and Anna Lantz had four children, Sarah A., Mary E., a daughter who died in infancy, and Melvin D. Lantz.
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Scope and content
These assorted family papers are divided into two series:
(1) Miscellaneous family documents, 1807-1944
(2) Photographs, 1958, undated
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Conditions governing access
These materials are open for public research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.
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The photographs were at one time cataloged as a separate collection, HM4-074: Melvin D. Lantz Collection of Pictures. In June 2012, the collections were merged under colleciton number HM1-185.
The scrapbook and autograph book were at one time cataloged as a separate collection, HM1-239.: Melvin D. Lantz Collection. In February 2013, the collections were merged under catalog number HM1-185.
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- Lantz family (Subject)
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