Peter Pollack papers: 1965-2009 (bulk 1980-2005)
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Container / Location Title
 
History [series]

The historical files include anniversary histories and materials collected in the preparation of these histories.

Box   1  
1875-1915
Box   1  
World War I
Box   1  
1925, 1950 Anniversaries 1925-1950
Box   1  
Cornerstone 1957
Box   1  
Centennial 1975
Box   1  
Centennial History (unpublished) (2 folders)
Box   1  
Miscellaneous
 
Administrative and Financial Records [series]

The administrative and financial files include (in part) annual reports, constitutions, congregational minutes, and minutes of the vestry church council.

 
Financial Records
Box   1  
1800s undated
Box   1  
1908-1930
Box   1  
1931-1951
Box   1  
1953-1956
Box   1  
1957-1959
 
Annual Reports
Box   1  
1960-1962
Box   1  
1963-1965
Box   1  
1966-1968
Box   1  
1969-1971
Box   1  
1972-1975
Box   2  
1976-1981
Box   2  
Constitutions
Box   2  
Constitution Revisions 1954 (2 folders)
Box   2  
Membership Committee 1958-1960
 
Minutes
 
Congregational Minutes
Box   2  
1875-1925 (1 volume)

(including early membership list)

Box   2  
1925-1953
Box   2  
1954-1962
Box   2  
1963-1973
Box   2  
Miscellaneous Committees
 
Monitoring Committee Minutes
Box   2  
1954-1957
Box   2  
1957-1959
Box   2  
Music Committee Minutes 1958-1967
 
Vestry-Church Council Minutes
Box   3  
1875-1889
Box   3  
1889-1909
Box   3  
1916-1919
Box   3  
1919-1930 (1 volume)
Box   3  
1930-1941 (1 volume)
Box   3  
1942-1944
Box   3  
1945-1947
Box   3  
1948-1953
Box   3  
1953-1958
Box   3  
1958-1962
Box   3  
1962-1965
Box   3  
1965-1969
Box   3  
1969-1972
Box   4  
Mission Treasury 1875-1919
 
Church Organizations [series]

Under church organizations are filed records of each of the different groups which operated within the church: youth, women's organizations, and seniors groups.

 
Brotherhood Records
 
Board and General Meetings
Box   4  
1927-1929
Box   4  
1938-1942
Box   4  
1960-1963
Box   4  
1965-1967
Box   4  
Cashbook 1918-1937
Box   4  
Christian Service Committee 1975-1978
Box   4  
Congregational Service Committee 1961-1966
Box   4  
Constitution and By-Laws et. al. 1967
Box   4  
Membership
Box   4  
Men of the Church
 
Minutes
Box   4  
1917-1922 (1 volume)
Box   4  
1922-1927 (1 volume)
Box   4  
1944-1947
Box   4  
1952-1957
Box   4  
1958-1960
Box   5  
1961-1962
Box   5  
1963
Box   5  
1964
Box   5  
1965
Box   5  
Miscellaneous (2 folders)
Box   5  
Monthly News 1963
Box   5  
Monthly Program Committee 1965-1966
Box   5  
Work Council Meeting 1961-1963
Box   5  
Boy Scouts
 
Dorcas Society
Box   5  
Financial Records 1949-1958
Box   5  
Minutes 1951-1958
Box   5  
Miscellaneous
Box   5  
Emma's Club 1934-1969
 
Ladies Aid Society
 
Dues Records
Box   6  
1896-1906
Box   6  
1906-1908
Box   6  
1908-1909
Box   6  
1910-1911
Box   6  
1912-1913
Box   6  
1914-1915
Box   6  
1916-1917
Box   6  
1927-1931
 
Financial Records
Box   6  
1926-1936
Box   6  
1950-1958
Box   6  
History of the Ladies Aid Society

(microfilm copy available)

Box   6  
Membership
 
Minutes (In German)

(microfilm copy available)

Box   6  
1897-1899
Box   6  
1900-1906
Box   6  
1907-1912
Box   6  
1913-1918
Box   6  
1918-1925
 
Minutes (In English)

(microfilm copy available of these records from 1920 to 1930)

Box   6  
1920-1923
Box   6  
1923-1927
Box   6  
1927-1929
Box   7  
1929-1933
Box   7  
1933-1934
Box   7  
1935-1937
Box   7  
1937-1939
Box   7  
1939-1942
Box   7  
1942-1944
Box   7  
1945-1946
Box   7  
1947-1951
Box   7  
1951-1956
Box   7  
1957-1958
Box   7  
Memorials
Box   7  
Miscellaneous
Oversize Volume   1  
Scrapbook
Box   7  
Luther Student Center
 
Luther League
Box   7  
1950-1951
Box   7  
1967-1969
Box   7  
1970-1971
Box   7  
1972-1973
Box   7  
Music
 
Parish Education
Box   8  
Minutes 1948-1963 (3 volumes, 1 folder)
Box   8  
Reports, correspondence, and notes
Box   8  
Reports
Box   8  
Retirement Center
Box   8  
Sons of Zion
 
Sunday School
Box   8  
Ledgers 1875-1893, 1932-1951 (2 volumes)
Box   8  
Minutes 1892-1908, 1922-1940 (2 folders)
Box   8  
Vicars
Box   8  
Women's Missionary Federation
Box   8  
Youth Society-German October 1896-October 1911 (2 folders)
 
Zion Lutheran Church Women-Minutes
Box   8  
1958-1959
Box   8  
1960-1961
Box   8  
1962-1963
Box   8  
1964-1965
Box   8  
1966-1967
Box   8  
Zion Senior Young People's Society
 
Church Publications [series]

The collection includes some church publications, such as a series of church bulletins, and the church newsletter The Tower.

 
Bulletins
Box   9  
1944-1964
Box   10  
1965-1973
Box   10  
Miscellaneous
Box   11  
The Tower
 
Congregational Records-Zion Lutheran Church [series]

This series consists of records of baptisms and marriages, confirmations, and notices of death. There is also some other materials relating to the church's membership.

 
Record books

(including baptisms, confirmations, marriages and death records)

Box   12  
1875-1894 (1 volume)

(microfilm copy available)

Oversize Volume   2  
1894-1924 (1 oversize volume)

(microfilm copy available)

Box   12  
1925-1947 (1 volume)

(microfilm copy available)

Box   12  
1940s-1959
Box   12  
1950s-1960s
 
Confirmations
Box   12  
1897-1953 (1 volume)
Box   12  
1968-1974
Box   12  
Reunions (2 folders)
Box   12  
Scrapbook 1917-1942
Box   13  
Baptismal record book 1896-1897 (1 volume)
Oversize Volume   3  
Communicant record book 1911-1918
 
Death notices
Box   13  
1960-1962
Box   13  
1963-1965, undated
Box   13  
Correspondence and Special Programs (2 folders)
Box   13  
Miscellaneous
 
Congregational Records: Frederick Schmid [series]

(microfilm copy available of these records)

This series consists of baptismal and other records maintained by Frederick Schmid.

Box   13  
Baptismal book 1833-1844 (1 volume)
Box   13  
Baptismal book 1845-1875 (1 volume)
Box   13  
Family register, beginning 1833 (1 volume)
Box   13  
Marriage book 1833-1871 (1 volume)
 
Pastors' Files [series]

Pastors' files consist of sermons and obituary messages of E. C. Stellhorn, as well as personal and collected information on many of the church's other pastors.

Box   14  
Akre, Charles H.
Box   14  
Belser, Herman F.
Box   14  
Bracklein, David F.
Box   14  
Freytag, Ralph C.
Box   14  
Harms, Fred
Box   14  
Holtfreter, Fred
Box   14  
Huff, Robert
Box   14  
Kotchenruther, Wilson
Box   14  
Linter, David F.
Box   14  
Nicklas, Alexander L.
Box   14  
Piper, Ralph B.
Box   14  
Schmid, Frederick
Box   14  
Shaffer, Floyd
Box   14  
Stellhorn, E.C.
Box   14  
Yeager, Howard F.
Oversize Volume   4  
Scrapbook concerning church pastors 1936-1969
 
Sermons [series]
Box   14  
Stellhorn, E. C. (2 boxes)
Box   15  
Stellhorn, E. C. (2 boxes)
Box   15  
Chronological series 1959-1965 (8 folders)
 
Miscellaneous [series]
Box   15  
1994, 1996 accessions (scattered later material) 1994-1996
 
Photographs [series]

The photos are of church buildings, choirs, confirmation classes and reunions, events, organizations, pastors, and schools.

 
Buildings
Box   16  
First church (before 1894)
 
Second church 1894-1958
Box   16  
Exterior
Box   16  
Interior
 
Third church (1956- )
Box   16  
Site
Box   16  
Groundbreaking
Box   16  
Construction
Box   16  
Exterior
Box   16  
Interior
Box   16  
Parish Hall
Box   16  
Parsonages
 
Choirs
Box   16  
1912-1950
Box   16  
1951-1960
Box   16  
1961-1970
Box   16  
1971-1980
 
Confirmation classes and reunions
Box   16  
1888-1910
Box   16  
1911-1930
Box   16  
1931-1980s
 
Events
Box   16  
75th Anniversary Parish Night 1950
Box   16  
Mortgage Burning 1971
Box   16  
Installation of Rev. Huff 1973
Box   16  
Stewardship Dinner 1974
Box   16  
Centennial 1975
Box   16  
Outdoor worship
Box   16  
Picnics and festivals
Box   16  
Miscellaneous and unidentified
 
Organizations
Box   16  
Altar Guild
Box   16  
Brotherhood Constitution
Box   16  
Ladies Aid Society
Box   16  
Luther League
 
Miscellaneous and unidentified
Box   16  
Women
Box   16  
Youth
 
Pastors
Box   16  
Schmid, Belser, Hein, Nicklas
Box   16  
Stellhorn
Box   16  
Piper
Box   16  
Huff and others
 
Schools
Box   16  
Parish School
Box   16  
Summer School
Box   16  
Summer Sunday School
Box   16  
Sunday School
Box   16  
Vacation Bible School
Box   16  
Miscellaneous