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A large portion of the collection contains documents related to the management of the Pennsylvania German Society. It includes correspondence from fellow Directors, Committee Chairs, Society members, authors and researchers; as well as memos, minutes, and financial records from various Society committees. A portion of the Society- related papers include documents, pamphlets and sources relating to Society events, issues, and special interests.
Smaller portions of the collection have personal scrapbooks, photos, and postcards of Weiser's travels in Europe, the United States, and his time at Gettysburg College. Some others are related to the Lutheran church and early German immigrant culture.
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13 cubic feet
Pennsylvania German Society, Gettysburg College, Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Biglerville, Pennsylvania German
Cultural History | History of Religion | Social History | United States History
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Bowen, Stephanie, "MS-143: Frederick Weiser ’57 Papers" (August 2013). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.