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Albert H. Penner Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.309
  • Collection
  • 1921-1931

Farm account book 1921-1931 plus some additional financial records.

Penner, Albert H., 1894-1967

Andrew Stemen Account Book

  • Collection
  • 1858-1877

This account book documents debts to and work performed by Andrew Stemen, a Mennonite farmer and cobbler in Ohio.  It also includes congregational accounts for building maintenance and the purchase of wine, Bibles, tubs, and other church supplies.

Stemen, Andrew

Cornelius Voth Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.349
  • Collection
  • 1800-1850

Consists of Cornelius Voth's "Ein Schreibe Buch" which was continued by his son-in-law Peter Balzer.

The first two pages have recipes for remedies for stomach ache, the plague, etc. written by Peter Balzer.

Next is a 17 page family history section.

Pages 1, 2, and 3 are more remedies for illneses.

Up to p. 203 is miscellaneous poems, songs, speeches, sermons, etc.

Then several blank pages.

Page 233 starts a diary followed by accounts of what he borrowed from various people.

238-242: weather chart

258-266: remedies for horse diseases

272: recipes for gilding glass and leather

283: diary notes

288-291: remedies for human and animal illnesses

292 to end: financial notes, blacksmithing work, etc.

Voth, Cornelius, 1762-1836

Daniel S. Thiesen Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.274
  • Collection
  • 1920-1980

box 1: autobiography, financial notebooks, school composition notebooks, diaries (his?), clippings, correspondence, Low German readings, translation projects, family history material

box 2: negatives used to print Andreas and Eva Schmidt Genealogy 1640-1966

Thiesen, Daniel Samuel, 1899-1988

David Blough Account Book

  • Collection
  • 1871-1987

The collection consists of an account book listing expenses, estate information and other financial items.

Blough, David

Jacob Linscheid Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.381
  • Collection
  • 1890-1950

Mostly correspondence. Some financial items and other materials.

Box 3: family history materials

Linscheid, Jacob, 1869-1950

John Becker and Eva B. Frey Becker Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.377
  • Collection
  • 1907-1930

box 1: correspondence 1907-1916

box 2: correspondence 1917-1930

box 3: financial records, Vergissmeinnicht book, photos, postcards, greeting cards, wedding invitations, clippings

box 4: school notebook, clippings, correspondence, Uncle Abe Becker papers

box 5: account books

box 6-7: books

box 8: school exercise books, diplomas, grade reports for various family members; Danzig "Predigtentwürfe" book

Becker, John, 1870-1968

Joseph King Notebook

  • Collection
  • 1805-1886

A notebook in German script that served as both an account book and a record of deaths.  Inside the notebook is a partially-completed birth certificate for a Rebecca König born in Fairfield County, Ohio, and an 1886 letter discussing financial matters.

King, Joseph

Leonhard and Peter Bartel Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.348
  • Collection
  • 1874-1950

Consists mostly of financial papers, with some correspondence, school papers, family history papers, Leonhard's passport and naturalization papers.

Bartel, Leonhard, 1849-1919

Peter Yoder Account Book and Remedy Book

  • Collection
  • 1841-1880

This small collection was created by Peter Yoder, the grandfather or Walter E. Yoder,  THe account book provides a record of the settling of family estates, sales of goods, loans, and monetary transactions performed on behalf of others.  The remedy book contains instructions for treating various human and animal maladies as well as recipes for tanning leather, making cement, etc.

Yoder, Peter

Reinhard Weinbrenner Papers

  • US BCMLA 00/MS.160
  • Collection
  • 1896-1948

diaries and account books

Weinbrenner, Reinhard, 1872-1951

Wilhelm Friesen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1925, 2006

This fonds consists of one ledger that records grain and land prices around the turn of the 20th century. There are financial records related to the support for the local school and for fire insurance levies. There is also some prose written by William Friesen. The materials give a sense of the economic conditions and show some of the activities the Mennonite ministers in the Rosenheim area of Manitoba at that time.

Friesen, Wilhelm, 1865-1936