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The Northwestern Lutheran Academy Papers

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Identifier: S009
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials produced by or about Northwestern Lutheran Academy since 1927. This collection also includes the Reinhold A. Fenske papers from 1912-1985. The collection reflects the life of a small, Lutheran academy established on the prairies of South Dakota to offer a Christian education to the young adults of the outlying districts of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). This collection reflects the synod’s challenges of maintaining a school of this...

The Northwestern Preparatory School Papers

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Identifier: S008
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials produced by or about Northwestern Preparatory School since 1918. The collection reflects the life of a vibrant, growing college preparatory school established for the purpose of feeding students to the worker training colleges of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, particularly Northwestern College in Watertown, Wisconsin. This collection reflects the joys and challenges that came with the co-existence of two student bodies that shared...

The Office of the President of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod Papers

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Identifier: S012
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials created by, received by or collected by the members of the Office of the President of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). The collection reflects the work of those who have served the WELS over the years in their capacity as shepherd of this small, conservative Lutheran church body. It reflects the major transitions the synod underwent from the boom years of the early 1970s to the lean years of the 1980s to the second boom in the 1990s to the...

The Oscar J. Naumann Papers

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Identifier: B010
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials created by and collected by Rev. Oscar J. Naumann. The collection reflects the life of an active man involved in leading a small, conservative Lutheran synod based in Milwaukee, WI through the storms of doctrinal conflict to a period of unprecedented growth in souls and mission efforts at home and abroad, while at the same time maintaining a solid, confessional stance based solely on the Word of God. Many of the items in the collection reflect the...

The Philipp and Adolf von Rohr Sermon Collection

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Identifier: B012
Scope and Contents The records include sermons written by Philipp and Adolph von Rohr over the century of service between the two of them. The sermons are written on half-sheets of paper and are nearly all composed by hand (with only a couple exceptions). Most of the sermons are in English, however most of the earlier sermons are in German.

The Presidential Papers of Gustave E. Bergemann

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Identifier: B011
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.

The Southeastern Wisconsin District Mission Board Collection

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Identifier: SD002
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to the overall work of the SEW DMB. Included are meeting minutes for the SEW DMB, for the BHM (then known as the General Board for Home Missions), and for the Inner-City Mission Committee. Also included is information and correspondence relating to each of the missions which received subsidy through the SEW DMB. Also included are various budgetary documents, along with documents explaining the policies and programs of the BHM. A substantial number of...

The W.B. Nommensen Collection

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Identifier: B005
Scope and Contents Records consist of individual correspondences with pastors and teachers in the Southeastern Wisconsin District of the Wisconsin Synod. Correspondences include calls that were accepted, declined/returned, and calls that were being deliberated. Also contained in in the collection are correspondence pertaining to those seeking a return to the public ministry after absence for a period of time. Finally there are correspondences pertaining to anniversaries and congregational dedications.

The WELS Conference of Presidents Meeting Minutes

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Identifier: S023
Scope and Contents Records consist of COP meeting agendas and meeting minutes from 1948-1989. Agendas and minutes are included from both regular COP meetings held throughout the year and assignment committee meetings held each May to assign pastor and teacher graduates. A detailed index of the various topics discussed at COP meetings is included.

The WELS World Missions: Japan Collection

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Identifier: S022
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to the WELS World Missions in Japan. Beginning in 1952 with the exploration of mission work in Japan through to the late 1980s, this collection contains reports, correspondence, ictures, surveys, slides, and other materials related to our synod's mission work in Japan.

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Board For World Missions 4
Naumann, Oscar John, Pastor, b. 06/24/1909 d.06/19/1979 2
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Behn, Paul, Pastor 1