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Adam H. Mumaw Papers, circa 1910-1974 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

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Predominant Dates:1964-1974

ID: HM1/016

Primary Creator: Mumaw, Adam H. (1888-1974)

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Date Acquired: 05/16/2014

Subjects: Mennonites - Ohio

Forms of Material: Sermons

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

A small collection of poems, sermons and devotional writings,and reminiscences authored by a Mennonite dairy farmer in the Wooster, Ohio area near the end of his life.  These papers provide a good example of lay spirituality in themid-century (old) Mennonite Church.  Mumaw wrote about a number of topics, including suicide, lending money, and leisure time.  His reminiscences include an account of his expoeriences as a conscientious objector in World War I.  Information about the Jonas Smucker homestead may also be found in these papers. This collection also includes materials by and about Mumaw's wife, Clara Zook Mumaw.  These include a poem, home remedies, miscellaneous writings, and genealogical information about the David S. Zook family.

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Mennonites - Ohio

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 half archives box

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Acquisition Source: Walter Mumaw, Acc. 2014-039

Preferred Citation: Adam H. Mumaw Papers, circa 1910-1974.  HM1-016.  Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen.  Goshen, Indiana.


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