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Object Name Papers, Personal
Manuscript Collection # Hist. Mss. 436.1
Title Isaac Clarence Kulp Papers
Creator Kulp, Isaac Clarence, 1938-2007
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 2007
Scope & Content Size: 18.5 linear feet (19 boxes)

Isaac Clarence Kulp (1938-2007) was an historian, antiquarian, and folk artist of Vernfield, Montgomery Co., PA. In the 1960s he was one of the pioneers of Pennsylvania German folk culture research in the Goschenhoppen region of Montgomery County and surrounding areas. His collection of folklore notes, tape recordings, books, paintings, photographs and other manuscripts has been preserved at the Mennonite Heritage Center.

The I. C. Kulp PAPERS include personal and family manuscripts and correspondence, papers from his involvement in organizations and projects including the Goschenhoppen Historians (of which he was a founder), and papers related to his varied interests. The highlight of Mr. Kulp’s papers are his historical and folklore diaries. During his active adult life, I. C. Kulp kept historical diaries in which he made notes about things told to him by local people regarding folklore, etc.

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Object ID # 2006.4.923
Source Gift of Isaac Clarence Kulp
People Bucher, Robert C., 1911-2008
Cassel, Abraham H., 1820-1908
Clemens, Deborah M. Rahn, 1952-
Clemens, Jacob C., 1874-1965
Cronk, Sandra L., 1942-2000
Funk, John F., 1835-1930
Godshall, Jacob, 1769-1845
Gottshall, Elizabeth K. Garges, 1870-1949
Gottshall, Henry G., 1903-1946
Keyser, Alan G., 1940-
Kriebel, Michael S., 1960-
Kulp, Clarence G., 1900-1983
Kulp, Elizabeth "Bessie" G. Gottshall, 1901-1986
Kulp, Isaac Clarence, 1938-2007
Lapp, John Edwin, 1905-1988
Major, Sarah R. Righter, 1808-1884
Moyer, Leon Z., 1930-
Ruth, John L., 1930-
Sower, Christopher, 1693-1758
Sower, Christopher, 1721-1784
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