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G. L. (George Lewis) and Elsie Kolb Bender Family Papers

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G. L. Bender Correspondence

Harold Stauffer Bender Correspondence

Cecil and Alice Bender Corespondence

Florence E. Bender Correspondence

John Bender Correspondence

Robert Bender Correspondence

Violet Bender Turner Correspondence

Wilbur Bender Correspondence

Elsie Korb Bender Correspondence

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G. L. (George Lewis) and Elsie Kolb Bender Family Papers, 1860-1973 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: G. L. (George Lewis) and Elsie Kolb Bender Family Papers, 1860-1973Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/392

Primary Creator: Bender, Elsie Kolb (1879-1945)

Other Creators: Bender, Florence E. (1899-1987), Bender, G. L. (George Lewis) (1867-1921)

Extent: 10.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: By series

Subjects: Bender, Elsie Kolb, 1875-1949, Bender, Florence E., 1899-1987, Bender, G. L. (George Lewis), 1867-1921, Mennonites - Indiana

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of a prominent Mennonite family in Elkhart, Ind.  G. L. Bender was a teacher and postmaster.  He served as the first treasurer of the Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities and as a deacon at Prairie Street Mennonite Church.  Elsie Kolb Bender was a homemaker and mother of seven children, including Harold Stauffer Bender.

The papers consist primarily of correspondence to and from various members of the Bender family and are divided into the following series:

(1) G. L. Bender Correspondence (2) Harold Stauffer Bender Correspondence (3) Cecil and Alice Bender Correspondence (4) Florence E. Bender Correspondence (5) John Bender Correspondence (6) Robert Bender Correspondence (7) Violent Bender Turner Correspondence (8) Wilbur Bender Correspondence (9) Elsie Kolb Bender Correspondence (10) Miscellaneous (11) Photographs

Subject/Index Terms

Bender, Elsie Kolb, 1875-1949
Bender, Florence E., 1899-1987
Bender, G. L. (George Lewis), 1867-1921
Mennonites - Indiana

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 14 archives boxes, 2 half archives boxes, and one oversize folder

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Preferred Citation: G. L. (George Lewis) and Elsie Kolb Bender Family Papers, 1886-1973.  HM1-392.  Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen.  Goshen, Indiana.

Other Note: In 1979, the photographs from HM1-392 were separated from the paper materials and cataloged as HM4-043.  In 2013, the photographs were returned to the original manuscript collection.


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Browse by Series:

[Series 1: G. L. Bender Correspondence, 1886-1921],
[Series 2: Harold Stauffer Bender Correspondence, 1913-1939],
[Series 3: Cecil and Alice Bender Corespondence, 1907-1946],
[Series 4: Florence E. Bender Correspondence, 1918-1957],
[Series 5: John Bender Correspondence, 1911-1919],
[Series 6: Robert Bender Correspondence, 1914-1946],
[Series 7: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1948],
[Series 8: Wilbur Bender Correspondence, 1912-1949],
[Series 9: Elsie Korb Bender Correspondence, 1896-1949],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous Materials, 1888-1973],
[Series 11: Photographs, circa 1860-1972],
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Series 7: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1948Add to your cart.
Correspondence from Violent Bender Turner to her mother, siblings, and various friends and relatives.
Box 5: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1924-1939Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1949Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: G. L. Bender Correspondence, 1886-1921],
[Series 2: Harold Stauffer Bender Correspondence, 1913-1939],
[Series 3: Cecil and Alice Bender Corespondence, 1907-1946],
[Series 4: Florence E. Bender Correspondence, 1918-1957],
[Series 5: John Bender Correspondence, 1911-1919],
[Series 6: Robert Bender Correspondence, 1914-1946],
[Series 7: Violet Bender Turner Correspondence, 1916-1948],
[Series 8: Wilbur Bender Correspondence, 1912-1949],
[Series 9: Elsie Korb Bender Correspondence, 1896-1949],
[Series 10: Miscellaneous Materials, 1888-1973],
[Series 11: Photographs, circa 1860-1972],
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