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This collection consists mainly of material related to his professional careers as a Lutheran minister and professor of history. Other than the two photo/scrapbooks, there are few materials related to his personal and family life. One scrapbook contains mostly ephemera collected while a student at Gettysburg College, (1909 – 1913), and the second one contains material documenting his work as a minister in Syracuse, NY, between 1916 and 1920. Both scrapbooks contain numerous family and personal photos.
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Gettysburg College, Fortenbaugh Lecture, Gettysburg Theological Seminary, ministry, Pennsylvania Historical Association
Christian Denominations and Sects | Cultural History | History | Social History
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Ameduri, Christine, "MS-097: Robert B. Fortenbaugh Papers" (November 2008). Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids. Special Collection and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.