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Object Name Papers, Family
Manuscript Collection # Hist. Mss. 458
Title John & Martha Landis Mininger Family Papers
Year Range from 1895
Year Range to 1995
Scope & Content --small collection of photos from the John & Martha Landis Mininger family, first half of 20th cen. Mostly portraits and a couple of school photos.
--miscellaneous papers & souvenirs from the family of John & Martha Landis Mininger and daughter Ella L. Mininger. Includes school souvenirs, 1896-97 & 1920; collected funeral cards; newspaper clippings, fraktur greeting cards and later correspondence, 1990s.
--Correspondence and photos from Aron & Elizabeth Wiens family (German-Russian Mennonite refugees) to the John & Martha Landis Mininger family, Hatfield Township, Montgomery Co., 1923-1972. As refugees, they were hosted by & had lived with the Mininger family for about a year, in 1923-24, and kept in contact with the Miningers for years after they moved on. Elizabeth Wiens was later remarried to a Mr. Nickel.
Object ID # 2011.53.1
Source Gift of Marilyn M. Ruth
People Mininger, Ella L., 1913-2011
Mininger, John H., 1881-1963
Mininger, Martha N. Landis, 1884-1984
Collection John & Martha Landis Mininger Family Papers