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A. B. (Abraham B.) Burkholder Papers

  • US MCUSAA HM1/714
  • Collection
  • 1896-1915

This small set of papers consists primarily of two diaries kept by Burkholder, a Virginia minister and later bishop of the (old) Mennonite Church.  The diaries contain brief daily enteries providing information about the weather and his activities for the day.  Other materials inclde sermon outlines, clippings, and miscellaneous materials.

Burkholder, A. B. (Abraham B.), 1850-1941

Adam H. Mumaw Papers 1964-1974

  • US MCUSAA HM1/016
  • Collection
  • circa 1910-1974

A small collection of poems, sermons and devotional writings,and reminiscences authored by a Mennonite dairy farmer in the Wooster, Ohio area near the end of his life.  These papers provide a good example of lay spirituality in themid-century (old) Mennonite Church.  Mumaw wrote about a number of topics, including suicide, lending money, and leisure time.  His reminiscences include an account of his expoeriences as a conscientious objector in World War I.  Information about the Jonas Smucker homestead may also be found in these papers. This collection also includes materials by and about Mumaw's wife, Clara Zook Mumaw.  These include a poem, home remedies, miscellaneous writings, and genealogical information about the David S. Zook family.

Mumaw, Adam H., 1888-1974

A.J. Metzler Papers 1919-1996

  • US MCUSAA HM1/417
  • Collection
  • 1826-1996

Personal papers of A. J. (Abram Jacob)  Metzler, consisting of sermon outlines, correspondence, subject files, and audio recordings. Records of Metzler's travels and work abroad are included, as are his published articles, his files on congregations he pastored, and a biography of him along with family records.

This collection is divided into the following series:

(1) Sermon Outlines, 1927-1983

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1826, 1919-1993

(3) Audio Recordings, 1956-1996

(4) Photographs and Video Recordings, 1882-1991

Metzler, A. J., 1902-

Alfred and Barbara Habegger Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.186
  • Collection
  • 1908-1956

Box 1: voluntary service news bulletins

government documents on peyote

sermons and talks

Cheyenne lessons of Barbara Habegger

Mennonite church membership list Lame Deer

statements by peyote users-Cheyennes-Montana

English sermons

sermon outlines and notes

Mennonite articles of faith in Cheyenne

speeches for special occasions and funerals

training of native workers

Farrar and Fitch meetings 1955

Bible studies

copies of programs

projects--wiring, Bible story cabin, gifts of harness

probation cases

research studies

nonresistance materials

postcards

pamphlets

sympathy cards 1956

wedding certificate

Box 2: expense book 1908-1912

diary 1919-1949

sermon notes 1943-45

diary 1944

notes from high school and college classes 1917-19

Box 3 labeled as donated by David Habegger, 20 Oct 1982

includes mostly correspondence and reports to the Mission Board, a few other clippings and correspondence

Box 4 was labeled "Barbara Habegger": diaries and other notebooks, genealogical file

Box 5 was labeled "Lois Habegger": Lois Habegger writings and correspondence, Cheyenne language pamphlets, Cheyenne history clippings, Northern Cheyenne legal matters, 50th anniversary of Northern Cheyenne mission, Lame Deer bulletins, sermons, (map of General Conference American Indian missions was pulled from here to a map folder)

Box 6 donated by David Habegger, 31 Aug 1987. Petter correspondence, clippings, Barbara Habegger autobiography, slides

Box 7 donated by David Habegger, 31 Aug 1987. Correspondence, passports and travel material, clippings, pamphlets

Box 8: Montana photo album

"box" 9: map pulled from box 5 into map folder

Box 10: photo album, typed list "Cheyenne Survivors of the Custer Battle on the Little Big Horn River, Dec. 30, 1925"

Habegger, Alfred, 1892-1956

Alvin J. Beachy Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.266
  • Collection
  • 1946-1968

Box 1: sermons at First Mennonite, Bluffton, 1950-1956

Box 2: study note books at Harvard; teaching notebooks at Bethel

Box 3: sermons at Congregational Church in Canton Center, Conn., 1946-1949; sermons at First Mennonite, Normal, IL, 1942-1946; Hartford Seminary folders, 1946-1949

Box 4: sermons at Zion Mennonite, Souderton, PA, 1960-1968; letters to Congressmen re Vietnam

Box 5: sermons at First Congregational, Somerville, MA, while a student at Harvard 1956-1960

Box 6: sermons at Zion Mennonite, Souderton, PA, 1960-1968; interpretation of architecture of new church building 1968

Box 7: Thoughts in Passing and Random Reflections for sermon preparation, etc.

Box 8: Thoughts in Passing and Random Reflections for sermon preparation, etc.

Box 9: books

Box 10: mostly sermons, brought in by Ruth Unrau, June 26, 1996

Box 11: papers brought in by Ruth Unrau, July 2, 1996

Box 12: MQRs

Box 13: MQRs

box 14: tapes of interview done with Beachy in 1972

Beachy, Alvin J., 1913-1986

Anna Unruh Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.450
  • Collection
  • 1800-1900

"Dirks Family Record" (microfilmed on MF CHR 23; transcription in SA.II.1870)
"Liede Buch" of Jacob Thomas" (microfilmed on MF CHR 23; transcription in SA.II.1872)
sermon, Schulz genealogy (on microfilm MF CHR 23)
Johann Schartner sermon or essay on grace 1872; also some financial notes 1879-1887
several German books
3 books by Jane Leade in German were removed for cataloging in the MLA library collection

Unruh, Anna, 1897-1994

Arnold E. Funk Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.297
  • Collection
  • 1930-1970

Box 1, 2: books

Box 3: pamphlets, correspondence

Box 4, 5: sermons

Box 6: correspondence, Bruderthal yearbooks and constitutions, sermons, Marion Reservoir files

Box 7: framed photos

Box 8<span style="white-space:pre"> </span>correspondence, Edna Funk funeral book Box 9<span style="white-space:pre"> </span>book, date books, audio cassettes Box 10<span style="white-space:pre"> </span>(map folder) diplomas and certificates; Loganbill, Moser genealogy chart; Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church 50th anniversary poster

Funk, Arnold E., 1900-1987

Aron J. Wiebe Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.201
  • Collection
  • 1879-1902

The papers are all hand-written German in the old script. There are a few items of correspondence, several sermons, poetry, and other documents.

Wiebe, Aron J., 1845-1922

B. Frank and Esther Johnson Stoltzfus Papers 1919-1972

  • US MCUSAA HM1/999
  • Collection
  • 1910-1997

Personal papers of B. Frank and Esther Johnson Stoltzfus, who served as missionaries, educators, and administrators at multiple American colleges in Bulgaria, Lebanon, and Turkey from 1924 to 1960. Materials consist of diaries, correspondence, teaching records, writings, and family photographs. Of particular interest are a series of 1947 dispatches written to Floyd H. Black, President of the Sofia American College, which document Stoltzfus’s experiences in and impressions of Bulgaria during the early years of the country’s communist regime.

The papers are divided into the following series:

(1)  Diaries and Correspondence, 1918-1997

(2)  Teaching Records and College Publications, 1914-1981

(3)  Sermons, Essays, and Writings, 1919-1953

(4)  Miscellaneous, 1910-1983

Stoltzfus, B. Frank, 1893-1972

Beulah Stauffer Hostetler Papers 1900-2005

  • US MCUSAA HM1/950
  • Collection
  • 1866-2005

The personal papers of Beulah Stauffer Hostetler, consisting of creative and academic writings, correspondence, photographs, recordings, and miscellaneous subject files related to her research into Old Order life and her time as a professor at Elizabethtown College. Materials from her family members, particularly her father Ezra Stauffer, are also included.

These papers are divided into the following series:

(1) Essays and Writings, 1942-2003

(2) Correspondence, 1944-2005

(3) Family History and Geneology, 1866-2005

(4) Subject Files and Miscellaneous, 1944-2004

(5) Photographs, 1890-1992

(6) Audiovisual Materials, 1980-2005

Hostetler, Beulah Stauffer, 1926-

Bill Detweiler Papers

  • US MCUSAA HM1/959
  • Collection
  • 1951-2005

This collection consists of publicity materials for speaking engagements, subject files, incoming correspondence, files relating to workshops Detweiler taught, Detweiler's preaching schedule, article manuscripts, and Detweiler's Bible.

Detweiler, Bill, 1929-

Bob Detweiler Papers

  • US MCUSAA HM1/958
  • Collection
  • 1950-1988

These papers consist primarily of incoming professional, pastoral, and personal correspondence.  Of particular note are the two folders of incoming and outgoing correspondence between basketball coach Bobby Knight and Bob Detweiler (1971-1987).  Additional materials in the collection include sermon notes and outlines and dairies from Detweiler's college and seminary years.

Detweiler, Bob, 1929-1989

C. H. Suckau Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.260
  • Collection
  • 1920-1945

Papers collected by Jeff A. Steely, for a Bethel College history seminary paper in spring 1988. Includes sermons, correspondence, diary (photocopy), and a cassette tape of an interview with Loris Habegger.

Suckau, C. H., 1881-1951

C. Warren Long Papers 1946-1969

  • US MCUSAA HM1/394
  • Collection
  • 1921-1996

These personal papers of an (old) Mennonite Church pastor and bishop from Illinois are divided into two series:

(1) Sermons, 1946-1969

(2) Miscellaneous Materials, 1946-1969

Long, C. Warren, 1904-1969

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