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Edwin L. Weaver Papers

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Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Papers, 1926-1975

Papers, 1926-1975 (Continued) and Notes as a Student

Notes as a Teacher

Notes as a Teacher (Continued) and Manuscripts

Manuscripts

Miscellaneous

Photographs



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Edwin L. Weaver Papers, 1926-1975 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

By Miguel Rodriguez

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Collection Overview

Title: Edwin L. Weaver Papers, 1926-1975Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/693

Primary Creator: Weaver, Edwin L.

Extent: 6.0 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Flat

Date Acquired: 06/04/1976

Subjects: Civilian Public Service, Mennonite authors, Mennonite Central Committee, Missionaries - Ethiopia

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Contains correspondence, teaching materials, manuscripts, and other miscellaneous materials.

Collection Historical Note

Edwin L. Weaver was a professor at Biola College, Huntington College, Tougaloo Southern Christian College, and in the public school system in northern Indiana. He did pioneer work in the Mennonite Church in organizing Summer Bible School. Weaver was the author of two books, Holdeman Descendants, 1937, and Gleanings From Literary Lines and Writings, 1939 (later published by Weaver under the title Spiriual Lessons From Literary Masters). Weaver did Civilian Public Service work in Polk County, Florida, and taught in Ethiopia under Mennonite Central Committee (ca. 1948-1952). He also worked in Europe during the middle 1960s under an inter-denominational organization called Operation Mobilization.

Subject/Index Terms

Civilian Public Service
Mennonite authors
Mennonite Central Committee
Missionaries - Ethiopia

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 6 record cartons

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for public research.

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

Acquisition Source: Unknown, Acc. #4172

Preferred Citation: Edwin L. Weaver Papers, 1926-1975. HM1-693. Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.

Processing Information: At one time, photographs in box 7 were catalogued as a separate collection, HM4-261. They were integrated with the rest of the collection in February 2020.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: Papers, 1926-1975],
[Box 2: Papers, 1926-1975 (Continued) and Notes as a Student],
[Box 3: Notes as a Teacher],
[Box 4: Notes as a Teacher (Continued) and Manuscripts],
[Box 5: Manuscripts],
[Box 6: Miscellaneous],
[Box 7: Photographs],
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Box 7: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Contains two scrolled-up class photos, one from Biola College and another from Huntington College.
Folder 1: Pictures of Edwin L. WeaverAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Identified PhotographsAdd to your cart.

Mennonite General Conference, near Archbold, Ohio

Looking West from 3rd floor of Publishing House, August 1948

Miscellaneous Famiy Photos

Good News Training Institute Photos

Folder 3: Unidentified PicturesAdd to your cart.

Kodaslide Mounted Color Transparencies

Miscellaneous Pictures

Folder 4: Framed Drawing of Menno SimonsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5OV: Oversized PicturesAdd to your cart.

C.P.S. Relief Training School

Washington Jr. High Class of 1931

Horace Mann Jr. High School Class of June 1932

Other school pictures

Miscellaneous family pictures

Folder 6OV: Oversized MaterialsAdd to your cart.

Diplomas and Certificates

Road Map of Elkhart County

Map of Lebanon

Newspaper from "Continental Daily Mail: Survery of Empire of Ethiopia," 1941-1951


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Papers, 1926-1975],
[Box 2: Papers, 1926-1975 (Continued) and Notes as a Student],
[Box 3: Notes as a Teacher],
[Box 4: Notes as a Teacher (Continued) and Manuscripts],
[Box 5: Manuscripts],
[Box 6: Miscellaneous],
[Box 7: Photographs],
[All]


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