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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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Collection Size

13 cubic feet

Publication Date

August 2013


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

MS-143: Frederick Weiser ’57 Papers