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Norman Arthur Lind, Jr. Papers
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Letters from John Ellsworth Hartzler to his brother, Joseph G. Hartzler

8 Nov 1913 on Goshen College Office of President letterhead to J. G. Hartzler (Brother Joe) in Halsted, Kans. on general matters.
25 Jan 1924 from Hartford, Conn. concerning the hats/bonnets controversy and critical of Gospel Herald editor Dan[iel] Kauffman, J. B. Smith, D[aniel] H. Bender and __ Erb.
1 Jul 1925 from Mountain Lake, Minn. to JGH in Windom, Kansas, with further comments on the hats/bonnets controversy.
16 Jul 1925 from Bluffton, Ohio on Witmarsum Theological Seminary Office of the President letterhead commenting on the hats/bonnets controversy in the Roseland, Nebraska congregation.
20 Mar 1927, concerning family matters.
25 Aug 1927 from Massillon, Ohio, concerning related family matters.
22 Feb 1928 on Witmarsum Theological Seminary Office of the President letterhead explaining his views on the Kingdom of God.
14 Feb 1929 on same letterhead concerning family financial matters.
18 Apr 1929 on same letterhead briefly commenting on the ongoing church controversy,and defending Dav[id D.] Zook.
8 Feb 1934 from Bluffton, Ohio on University of Chicago letterhead, denying a loan request and giving related advice. Marginal comments apparently added by JGH 6 May 1959: "I am glad I never followed such advice," and related reactions to the letter.
18 Jul 1938 from Mt Lake Park, Md. on general matters and critical of [President] Roosevelt.

Lind family photo

Photo labeled on back "Linds, taken at N. A. Lind home near Wadsworth O. Near Leatherman Corner 1915 NA holding Norman Jr."
Photographer's imprint appears to read "Worlback Wadsworth O." 26 persons of various ages are in the photo, taken outside by the corner of a frame house. Norman Jr., N A Lind and Sarah (N A's wife) are labeled on the accompanying photocopy.

Miscellaneous articles

A statement on divorce and remarriage (a procedure guide) for Lebanon Mennonite Church, January 12, 1975; Mission-Focus v3 no 3, January 1975, "To Proclaim or to Serve," by J. D. Graber; Victim-offender reconciliation program for Linn County, OR, October 1, 1984; John R. Mumaw, "Practices that need to be maintained to preserve Biblical principles," no date.

Miscellaneous programs:

Conference on community relations at Zion Mennonite Church (Hubbard, OR), February 27 - March 1, 1959; Evangelistic meetings at Sweet Home Mennonite Church, with Paul Erb, December 3-9, 19__ ; 52nd Annual MBMC meeting, Milford Nebraska, June 16-22, 1958; Meeting of conference delegates at Sweet Home Church September 15, 1965; Suggestions for planning for a mission meeting program

Norman Arthur Lind, Jr. Papers

  • Collection
  • 1913-1993

An assorted collection of papers and articles, miscellaneous programs, Oregon Mennonite Centennial News, Mennonite Your Way Directory, correspondence between  Joseph and John Hartzler, and a 1915 family photograph.

Lind, Norman Arthur, Jr., 1914-1997

Oregon Mennonite Centennial 1876-1976 News, No. 1, January 1976; related 1974 letter from LaVerna Dick to Norman Lind

13 May 1974 letter to Norman Lind from La Vernae J. Dick, secretary, Mennonite Central Committee on Pacific District Conference letterhead, asking Lind to serve on the finance committee to help make plans for the centennial of the arrival of the first Mennonites in Oregon; Oregon Mennonite Centennial 1876-1976 News, No. 1, January 1976.