Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.270 (s.c.)

Title: Nancy Stauffer Kolb fonds

Dates of creation: Dec 1911-Jan 1912

Physical description: 16 cm of textual records (four bound volumes)

Biographical sketch: Nancy Stauffer (1843-1915) was the fourth of 13 children born to Jacob and Elizabeth (Mosser) Stauffer on a farm near Plattsville, Ontario. She married Joseph Kolb in 1866. They resided in Breslau and had five children.

Custodial history: Received by the Mennonite Historical Library (Goshen College) from Phoebe Mumaw Kolb (wife of a cousin of Joseph Kolb) in 1959. Subsequently transferred to the Archives of the Mennonite Church in 1992, and to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario in 2013.

Scope and content: Contains four small greeting albums which contain verses written by friends, children, and grandchildren to Nancy Stauffer Kolb between December 1911 and January 1912. Greetings come from Freeport (Illinois), Caledonia (Michigan), Breslau (Ontario), Berlin (Ontario), Guernsey (Saskatchewan), etc.

Notes: For photographs related to this person search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
Further materials related to this family may be found by searching the Archives or the Milton Good Library.
Original archival description created 2013 by Laureen Harder-Gissing; scope and content notes courtesy of the Archives of the Mennonite Church.


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