Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.72 (s.c.)

Title: Isaac L. High fonds

Dates of creation: 1822, 1842, 1848

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Isaac L. High (Apr. 18, 1910-Nov. 10, 1986) was the son of Alfred L. High and Alda Culp. On April 30, 1949 he married Helen Betzner; they had no children. High was a farmer in the Vineland, Ontario community, and active at First Mennonite Church and numerous heritage organization.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of photocopies of transcriptions and translations of letters from Jacob Brubacher (Pennsylvania) to John Brubacher in Berlin, Ontario in 1822, 1842 and 1848. Also included are photocopies of pages from the Isaac High family Bible, and a funeral program for Isaac High.

Custodial history: Photocopies provided by the Archives of the Mennonite Church, Goshen, Indiana, from the Isaac and Helen High collection Hist.Mss. 1.473, ca. 1980. Funeral program from Conrad Grebel files.

Note: Original description created by Sam Steiner and updated by Laureen Harder-Gissing in 2019.


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