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Gladys Widmer Papers


Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Biographical Information and Family Papers

Correspondence and Subject Files

Photographs and Plaques

Puerto Rican Mennonite Records

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Gladys Widmer Papers, 1909-2006 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

By Colleen McFarland

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Collection Overview

Title: Gladys Widmer Papers, 1909-2006Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/675

Primary Creator: Widmer, Gladys (1915-2006)

Extent: 9.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: By series

Subjects: Hispanic American Mennonites, Mennonites - Missions, Mennonites - Puerto Rico, Mennonite women, Missionaries

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Photographs, Slides (photographs)

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Personal papers of a Mennonite missionary to Puerto Rico and advocate for Hispanic Mennonite Congregations in the United States.  The papers are divided into four series:

(1) Biographical Information and Family Papers, 1909-2006

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1949-2006

(3) Photographs and Plaques, 1915-2004

(4) Puerto Rican Mennonite Records, 1967-2003

Subject/Index Terms

Hispanic American Mennonites
Mennonites - Missions
Mennonites - Puerto Rico
Mennonite women

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 4 records cartons, 1 archives box, and 1 oversize folder

Access Restrictions: These materials are open for public access.

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

Preferred Citation: Gladys Widmer Papers, 1909-2006.  HM1-675.  Mennonite Church USA Archives - Goshen. Goshen, Indiana.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Biographical Information and Family Papers, 1909-2005],
[Series 2: Correspondence and Subject Files, 1949-2006],
[Series 3: Photographs and Plaques, 1915-2004],
[Series 4: Puerto Rican Mennonite Records, 1967-2003],

Series 3: Photographs and Plaques, 1915-2004Add to your cart.
Well-labeled photograph albums, prints, and slides depicting Widmer, her family, and her work as a missionary.  Also includes severl plaques presented to Widmer by Mennonite congregations in Puerto Rico.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photographs, 1942-2000Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Portraits of Gladys Widmer, ca.1916-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family Photographs, ca. 1915-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Photo Autobiography, 1935-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Photograph Albums, Pulguillas y Rabanal, Puerto Rico, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Photograph Albums, Coama, Puerto Rico, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Photograph Albums, Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 1966Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Photograph Albums, Ponce I, Puerto Rico, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Photograph Albums, Ponce II, Puerto Rico, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Photograph Albums, Mennonite Churches, 1953-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Photograph Albums, Anglos Serving in Puerto Rico, 1953-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Photograph Albums, "Life and Beauty of Puerto Rico", undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Photograph Albums, Additional Loose Photos, 2004-2006Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Photograph Albums, Brooklyn New York, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Photograph Albums, Muscatine, Iowa, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Photograph Albums, Manahattan, New York, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Photograph Albums, Quin-Cities, Iowa & Illinois, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Photograph Albums, Bronx, New York, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Phtograph Albums, Worker's Retreat, Illinois, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Photograph Albums, Florida, 1972, 1983-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Photograph Albums, Florida, 1983-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Photographs of Goshen Hispanic Community, ca. 2000-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Photograph Albums,Mennonite World Conference, France, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Slides: Brooklyn, New York, 1954-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Slides: Puerto Rico Scenery, ca. 1951-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Slides: Northeast Ponce, 1951, 1979-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Slides:Puerto Rican Women's Meetings, Coamo, Arriba, 1974-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Slides: Ponce - Beginnings, 1973-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Slides: Teaching in Betania Aibonito, 1951-1954Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Slides: Bayamon Villa Contessa, 1966-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Slides: Churches in Puerto Rico, ca. 1970-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Slides: Coamo, 1953-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Slides: Bronx, New York, 1958-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Slides: Quint Cities, 1962-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Slides: Hispanic Congregations in the US, 1964-1979Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Plaque: Iglesia Menonita Villa Contessa, Bayamon, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Plaque: Iglesia Menonita de Coamo, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Plaque: LaPrimera Iglesia Menonita de Ponce, undatedAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Biographical Information and Family Papers, 1909-2005],
[Series 2: Correspondence and Subject Files, 1949-2006],
[Series 3: Photographs and Plaques, 1915-2004],
[Series 4: Puerto Rican Mennonite Records, 1967-2003],

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