|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|
Mininger, Ella L., 1913-2011
Mininger, John H., 1881-1963
Mininger, Martha N. Landis, 1884-1984
|Collection||John & Martha Landis Mininger Family Papers|