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The Commission on Christian Literature Collection

Identifier: S003
Scope and Contents The records consist of various materials pertaining to the operation and plans of the WELS Commission on Christian Literature. The records contain rules, minutes, reports, and financial information from meetings, correspondence, plans, and manuscripts from various authors commissioned by the CCL, and also a significant amount of information on the 1972 Bible Translations Seminar.

The Committee for Mission Expansion (CME) Collection

Identifier: S014
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents collected by Professor Harold Johne during his time as a member of the CIM and as chairman of the CME. The vast majority of the materials regard the activities of the CME from 1990-1992. Included are meeting minutes, planning documents, and budget reports. The bulk of the records, however, is correspondence between the CME and world mission fields around the globe. Professor Johne and the CME were copied on much of the correspondence between the World Mission...

The Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC) Collection

Identifier: S024
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to the formation and early years of the Confessional Evangelical Lutheran Conference (CELC). Included are proposals for the founding of a new conference, minutes from initial planning meetings, various revisions of the first CELC constitution, reports and information relating to the constituting convention of the CELC in 1993 and its second convention in 1996, budgets and financial reports, and extensive correspondence relating to the CELC and the WELS’...

The Dakota Montana District Collection

Identifier: SD003
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, documents, maps, and other materials related to the Dakota Montana District of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod.

The E. Arnold Sitz Papers

Identifier: B008
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials created by and collected by Rev. E. Arnold Sitz. The collection reflects the life of an active man involved in the life of his congregation, his district and his synod. Many items point to his role as the outspoken voice of a group of congregations far distant from the main body of the synod. Many also point to the role he played as a defender of sound biblical doctrine amidst the turmoil of the controversies of the 1950s and 1960s. The collection...

The Early Presidents Collection

Identifier: S013
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...

The Edgar Hoenecke Papers

Identifier: B014
Scope and Contents THe Edgar Hoenecke Papers consist of

The George W. Boldt Papers

Identifier: B007
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials created by and collected by Rev. George W. Boldt. The collection reflects the life of a very active man balancing his involvement between his congregation, district and synod. Many items reflect that the Lord gave this man the talents and abilities to carry out the many tasks assigned to him particularly between 1970 and 1983. The collection also reflects the overall pastoral concern for souls that dominated his every decision, statement and reply, whether...

The Gervasius and William Fischer Collection

Identifier: B002
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to an almost encyclopedic collection of topics that a public minister will likely encounter. The original collection was arranged according to the Dewey Decimal system, though some particular documents were moved to keep items together topically. There items are not necessarily arranged in chronological order.

The Heinrich Vogel Collection

Identifier: B004
Scope and Contents Records in this collection can be divided into three different groupings. First, there are a number of records from Vogel’s time at the Seminary, both as a student and as a professor. Included are hand-written class notes and papers from 1930, as well as documents relating to the Seminary from the 1960s and 1970s. Second, there are a number of records dealing with the WELS’ relationship with SELK—a German Lutheran free church founded in 1972. These records reflect Vogel’s work on the Commission...

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