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German Americans -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.
Dates: 1755

October 6 Witness Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-October 6 Witness
Abstract Includes correspondence (1983-1984), minutes of meetings, financial records, mailing lists, planning reports, publicity, press coverage, newspaper clippings, and follow-up notes. Correspondents include Bruce Birchard, Samuel D. Caldwell, and Morton Frank.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1984

Wilhelm Söllmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-045
Overview Friedrich Wilhelm Sollmann (1881-1951), German labor leader, journalist, and Reichminister. Exiled from Germany in 1933, Sollmann sought refuge in the United States and eventually became an American citizen, adopting William F. Sollmann as his preferred form of address. Sollmann was a member of the German delegation to the Versailles Peace Treaty conference and he served as a representative to the Constitutional National Assembly at Weimar. In 1920 Sollmann was elected to the first of his eight...
Dates: 1901-1991