Jakob W. Regier Papers, 1890-1920
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Brief Description:

Consists of a postcard scrapbook. Most of the cards are printed commercial ones. A few are photographic prints.

It looks like this item may have been pulled from MS.72 (John M. Regier, not a relative).

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.232
Created by: Regier, Jakob W. (1849-1939)
Volume: 0.15 Cubic Feet
Arrangement: unprocessed
Biographical Note for Regier, Jakob W. (1849-1939) :

Born 20 May 1849 near Marienburg, West Prussia. Parents Abraham Regier and Anna Wiebe.

Baptized May 1866 into the Heubuden Mennonite congregation.

Married Agathe Dyck 12 May 1876.

Migrated to the United States in summer 1876 and farmed near Elbing, Kansas.

1892 elected preacher at Zion Mennonite Church.

Moved to Newton in 1909 because of his wife's poor health. She died 1 June 1911.

Traveled in Europe in 1912.

Served as president of fire insurance company, vice-president of Bethel College board, president of Bethel Deaconess Hospital Society.

Moved to California in 1922 and lived with his daughter Helena (married to Arthur J. Richert).

Died 8 September 1939, Newton, Kansas.

Access Restrictions: open to research use
Subject Index
California - Description and travel
Colorado - Description and travel
Germany - Description and travel
Kansas - Description and travel
Missouri - Description and travel
Poland - Description and travel
Saskatchewan - Description and travel
Switzerland - Description and travel
Texas - Description and travel
Genres/Forms of Material
Postcards
Scrapbooks
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]