Johann Harder Papers, 1860-1930
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Brief Description:

Correspondence, sermons?, printed matter

Used to be called a “Harder family collection,” because it includes papers from the extended family, but Johann Harder seems to be more or less the central person.

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.163
Created by: Harder, Johann (1836-1930)
Volume: 0.3 Cubic Feet
Arrangement: unprocessed
Biographical Note for Harder, Johann (1836-1930) :

Born 20 Aug 1836, Blumstein, Molotschna, Russia.

Married Elisabeth Fast 28 Nov 1858. She died 30 Dec 1898.

Teacher and preacher.

Migrated to Kansas in 1874.

Married widow Renetta Schulz in 1900.

Died 23 Feb 1930, Hillsboro, Kansas.

Access Restrictions: open for research use
Subject Index
Krimmer Mennonite Brethren
Mennonites - Kansas
Mennonites - Ukraine
Languages of Materials
German [ger]