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The Samuel Simon Schmucker collection is arranged into four series: I. Correspondence of Samuel Simon Schmucker (S.S.), II. Other Schmucker Correspondence, III. Publications and Papers, and IV. Sermons. Series I is primarily comprised of correspondence written by Schmucker. Series II is composed of correspondence written by other Schmucker family members. Series III includes diaries written by Schmucker, a Schmucker family genealogy, lecture notes by Schmucker, a certificate of reimbursement for damage to Gettysburg College during the Civil War, clippings, and an article about Schmucker. Series IV contains the original sermons written by Schmucker.

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Publication Date

July 2001


Samuel Simon Schmucker, Gettysburg College, Pennsylvania College, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Civil War, Battle of Gettysburg, Abolitionist, Anti-Slavery


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Document Type

Finding Aid

MS-023: Papers of Samuel Simon Schmucker and the Schmucker Family