Alfred G. Linscheid Papers, 1956-1985
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Brief Description:

Consists almost entirely of his diaries 1956-1985. The diaries are somewhat in theĀ  format of scientific lab notebooks, with numerous little drawings.

Also includes some funeral papers, wills, land records, military discharge, clippings, photos, death certificates.

Held at:
Bethel College Mennonite Library and Archives
Bethel College-Mennonite Library and Archives
300 East 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117 531
Phone: 316-284-5304
Fax: 316-284-5843
Email: mla [at]
Record Series Number: 00/MS.327
Created by: Linscheid, Alfred G. (1897-1985)
Volume: 1.3 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 05/25/1993.
Arrangement: unprocessed
Biographical Note for Linscheid, Alfred G. (1897-1985) :

Born 17 Jan 1897, Arlington, Kansas. Parents John P. Linscheid and Katharina Mueller.

Served in medical corps in World War 1.

Married Martha Kliewer (1900-1990) in Hammon, Oklahoma, 23 Aug 1923.

Graduated from Oberlin College. Ph. D. (in biology?) from Case Western.

Taught biology at a high school(?) in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

Died in Newton, Kansas, 9 Oct 1985. Member of First United Presbyterian Church at the time of his death.

Access Restrictions: open for research use
Subject Index
Biology - Study and teaching
Mennonites - Kansas
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Linscheid, Ruth  donation. Ruth Linscheid's husband Willard was a nephew of Alfred Linscheid.
Related Materials:

MS.46, papers of John P. Linscheid

also collections of several other Linscheid family members