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Scope and Contents The bulk of these records consists of the correspondence recieved by the first four presidents of the Wisconsin Synod. The following men held the position and were elected pro-tempore: Johannes Muehlhaeuser December 1849-June 1860 Johannes Bading June 1860-August 1863 Wilhelm Striessguth September 1863-June 1865 Gotlieb Reim June 1865 - June 1867 Johannes Bading June 1867 -June 1889. The collection also consists of correspondence collected by from various personal collections as noted in...
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials created by and collected by Rev. John W.O. Brenner. The collection reflects the life of an active man involved in leading a small, conservative Lutheran synod with its roots in Germany into a solid, confessional church in the United States, while at the same time serving as pastor of a congregation in a changing neighborhood. Many of the items in the collection reflect the forthright and outspoken nature of a strong leader in the establishment of the WELS...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence of Rev. Gustave E. Bergemann during his tenure as president of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Wisconsin and Other States.