Jacob J. Classen Papers, 1894-1897
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Brief Description: Consists of Classen's diary or journal 1894-1897 (photocopy) and an English translation. (see also elecrec/acc2 for electronic version of the translation)
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] bethelks.edu
Record Series Number: 00/MS.361
Created by: Classen, Jacob J. (1861-1904)
Volume: 0.15 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 10/13/1994.
Biographical Note for Classen, Jacob J. (1861-1904) :

Born 11 Aug 1861, Russia. Parents Jacob Classen and Katharina Janzen.

Married Maria Thiessen 29 December 1881.

Worked as a barber, school teacher, farmer.

Served as "Brandschulz" or fire insurance agent (in Nebraska). Involved in Jansen Creamery. Elected Kleine Gemeinde minister in 1900.

Died 7 January 1904, Jansen, Nebraska.

Access Restrictions: open for research use
Subject Index
Mennonite Kleine Gemeinde
Mennonites - Nebraska
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]
Acquisition Notes: Plett, Delbert F.  donation
Other Formats: location of original diary unknown