University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Arthur W. Arndt Collection, early 18th century-1873



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arndt, Arthur W.
Title: Arthur W. Arndt Collection
Dates: early 18th century-1873
Abstract: This collection, presented by Rev. Arthur W. Arndt, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Serbin in 1964, relates to the Wendish colony eastablished in 1854 in what is now Lee County, Texas. Ranging from the early 18th century to 1873, items in the collection provide documentation of the Wendish migrations, motivated primarily by religious persecution in Germany.
Accession No.: AR 64-50
Extent: 10 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

This collection, presented by Rev. Arthur W. Arndt, pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Serbin in 1964, relates to the Wendish colony eastablished in 1854 in what is now Lee County, Texas. Ranging from the early 18th century to 1873, items in the collection provide documentation of the Wendish migrations, motivated primarily by religious persecution in Germany. Included are bibles, prayer books, hymnals, catechisms, and other materials used in religious instruction of the colony.


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Arthur W. Arndt Collection, early 18th century-1873, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2L156 Prayerbooks, bibles, songs
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2L157 Prayerbooks, bibles, songs
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2L158 Prayerbooks, bibles, songs