Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.110 (s.c.)

Title: Reuben Oberholtzer fonds

Dates of creation: 1980s, 2020

Physical description: 1 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Reuben S. Oberholtzer (March 6, 1904-January 15, 1997 ) was a Waterloo County businessman and entrepreneur. For many years he worked for the J. M. Schneider Company. He was interested in the preservation of local history and assisted in the development of Doon Heritage Crossroads and the Waterloo County Hall of Fame (at Doon Heritage Crossroads). He was buried at the Hagey Cemetery in Cambridge, Ont.

Custodial history: Donated by Reuben S. Oberholtzer, 1980s. Copies of newspaper clippings donated by Bob Oberholtzer in 2015. Letter from Bob Oberholtzer donated 2022.

Scope and content: Oberholtzer genealogical information and pamphlets about local historical sites, copies of newspaper clippings. Letter from Bob Oberholtzer to the Regional Chair re donation of land around the Pioneer Tower to Indigenous peoples.

Notes: For photographs related to this family, see the Mennonite Archival Image Database.

Original description created by Sam Steiner.


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