Classification scheme: 

Title: Howard Bauman fonds

Dates of creation: [194-] - [196-]

Physical description:  17 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Howard S. Bauman (1919-2010), the son of Manassah B. and Selinda (Sitler) Bauman was ordained in 1945 at Elmira Mennonite Church after being chosen by lot. He served at Elmira until 1966 when he moved to Akron, New York where he ministered at the Clarence Centre-Akron Mennonite Church until 1977, and then from 1980 to 1987. He then returned to Elmira, and died in Kitchener in 2010.

He married Lydia Ann Horst in 1940 and did alternative service during World War II. The couple had six children.

Custodial history: Donated to the archives by Howard S. Bauman and received from his son Jim Bauman in 2009.

Scope and content: Contains the sermon notes and Ontario Mennonite Bible School notes of Howard S. Bauman.

Notes: For photographs related to Howard Bauman search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
For sound recordings related to Howard Bauman, see Hist.Mss.9.25
Further materials related to this person may be found by searching the Archives.
For a more complete history of his years at the Elmira Mennonite Church, see:  Three score years : Elmira Mennonite Church, 1924-1984 / Ken Bechtel. - Elmira, Ont. : [the church], 1984.
Original archival description created 2012 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.

File list:

  1. Sermon notes, [ca. 1945-1967]
  2. Ontario Mennonite Bible School notes, [ca. 1948-1950]


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