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German Immigrant Papers Collection

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German Immigrant Papers Collection, 1847-2007 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Title: German Immigrant Papers Collection, 1847-2007Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: COLL/079

Extent: 3.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Subjects: German Americans - Correspondence, German Americans - Personal narratives, German Americans - Social life and customs, Germany - Emigration and immigration, United States - Emigration and immigration

Abstract

The collection includes letters, memoirs, and recollections from Germany. The materials are written in German, Dutch, and/or a dialect. This mixture of languages is due to the geographic proximity of Germany and the Netherlands, plus the historic border alterations. Part of the collection has been transcribed and translated. Also includes a booklet entitled "Beloved family and friends: letters between Grafschaft Bentheim, Germany and America," Volume 1, 1847-1914. Compiled by Swenna Harger and Loren Lemmen, 2007 (with surname index).

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German Americans - Correspondence
German Americans - Personal narratives
German Americans - Social life and customs
Germany - Emigration and immigration
United States - Emigration and immigration


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[Series 13: Last Name: R],
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[Series 16: Last Name: W],
[Series 17: Last Name: Z],
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Series 4: Last Name: EAdd to your cart.
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Folder 18: Elbert, Fritz. Letter: 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Osterwald, Germany - U.S.A.; F. Elbert to relatives --- 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Elbert, U.V.G. Letters: 11 items, photocopy. Itterbeek, Germany - U.S.A.; U.V.G. Elbert to friends --- 1904-1912Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Ensing, Harm. Letter: 1 item, transcription with translation. Fremont, Michigan - Laar, Germany. --- 1891Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Ensing, Hillegien Arens. Letter: 1 item, transcription with translation. Graafschap, Michigan - Nelsen, Germany. --- 1920s.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Ensing, Lucas. Letter: 1 item, transcription with translation. Graafschap, Michigan - Kleinringe, Germany; L. Ensing to brother and sister --- 1899Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Ensink, J.H. Letter: 1 item, photocopy, with translation. Haar, Germany - Holland, Michigan; J.H. Ensink to Sue Baker. --- 1977Add to your cart.

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