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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...

The Inner-City Mission Committee Collection

Identifier: S005
Scope and Contents The records consist of documents pertaining to committees on which Pastor Rolfe Westendorf participated, including the Inner-City Mission Committee (ICMC), the Multi-Cultural Mission Committee (MC2), and the Urban Mission Committee (UMC). Including are agendas and minutes from committee meetings, planning documents for mission seminars, personal letters written by Pastor Westendorf, essays on inner-city outreach, demographics of Milwaukee and the neighborhoods surrounding WELS churches, and...

The Intersynodical Controversy Collection

Identifier: S017
Scope and Contents Records consist of minutes from Church Union Committee meetings from 1951-1960, correspondence between the leadership of the WELS, the LCMS, the ELS, and overseas synods, reports from various conventions and meetings, study documents aimed at doctrinal unity in controversial topics, and newspaper articles and other notes describing both the events and mood of these years of intersynodical controversy.Also included in this collection are records of the conflict within the WELS itself...

The John C. Dahlke Collection

Identifier: B003
Scope and Contents Records in this collection are divided into three different groupings: 1) a variety of documents on the break with Missouri, 2) materials regarding the Revised Standard Version (RSV) translation of the Bible, and 3) miscellaneous pastoral documents from Dahlke's ministry. However, the significance of this collection is found in the first grouping, of which the majority of this collection consists. Dahlke's thoughts on the break with Missouri prove to be very significant. Not only...

The John W.O. Brenner Papers

Identifier: B009
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...

The Kurt J. Eggert Archival Collection.

Identifier: B006
Scope and Contents The records consist of documents pertaining to Pastor Eggert’s involvement in various synodical projects and committees. The records also contain a significant amount of information pertaining to the Lutheran Guideposts (and its predecessor Guideposts for Youth) television program including scripts, schedules, notes, and correspondence.

The Latin America Mission (LAM) Collection

Identifier: S016
Scope and Contents Records consist of documents relating to the overall work and mission of the Latin America Mission (LAM). The missions in Puerto Rico were particularly in focus and contained the most information. Included are historical documents, brochures and flyers, minutes from various groups, including the Latin America Mission Executive Committee, guidelines and reports relating to LAM, and general correspondence.

The Lutheran Pioneer Collection

Identifier: S019
Scope and Contents Collection contains the first handbook of the Lutheran Pioneers; the 4th edition of the Handbook for Boys Lutheran Pioneers; Beginnings: The Formative Years written by Bruce Thompson; and a canoe paddle.

The Martin Luther Academy Papers

Identifier: S007
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of materials produced by or about Martin Luther Academy since 1958. 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. This collection reflects the joys and challenges that came with the co-existence of two growing student bodies on the same campus, as well as the struggle that Martin Luther Academy faced to...

The Martin Luther Preparatory School Papers

Identifier: S010
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the following series: Series 1: Documents regarding the MLPS Board of ControlSeries 2: Documents regarding the MLPS campusSeries 3: Documents regarding MLPS campus worshipSeries 4: Documents regarding the MLPS facultySeries 5: Documents regarding the MLPS Ladies’ AuxiliarySeries 6: MLPS publicationsSeries 7: Documents regarding MLPS recruitment Subseries 1: MLPS catalogs –...

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