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Henkel Family Papers, 1783-1874

Title
Henkel Family Papers, 1783-1874
ID
Mss. 39.1 H38
Extent
1.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, papers, and ledgers of the Rev. Paul Henkel (1754-1825), who was a Lutheran missionary, and David Henkel, Ambrose Henkel, and Solomon Henkel of New Market, Shenandoah Co., Va. Includes woodcuts and watercolor sketches, Ambrose Henkel's account ledger (1807-1813), notebooks on the study of Hebrew, memorandum book, indentures, certificates, and other. Topics include Lutheranism, printing, Shenandoah County, immigration, merchants, and education.

Mss poem with a hand decorated border added to Box 1, Folder 2.  A religious poem addressed chiefly to children, but also to fathers.  undated.

Index cards labeled "Henkel Imprints, Richmond Periodicals" which lists periodicals published in Richmond, Virginia.  Most of the periodicals are religious publications. Possibly prepared by a staff member of William and Mary. Undated.

Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/39_1_H38_Henkel.pdf
Creators
Henkel family
Henkel, Ambrose (1786-1870)
Henkel, David (1795-1831)
Henkel, Paul (1754-1825)
Henkel, Solomon (1777-1847)
Subjects
German American literature--Publishing--Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)--History
German Americans--Virginia
Lutheran Church--Virginia
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century
Printing--Virginia--History
Publishers and publishing--Virginia--History
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--18th century
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century
Virginia--Religious history
Genres
Account books
Correspondence
Indentures
Invoices
Notebooks
Photographs
Publications
Languages
English
German
Hebrew

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

Acquired
03/06/1951.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Albert S. Edmonds, Mrs. Elon Henkel, and Virginia Henkel.
Received and purchased
Related Materials
A collection of broadsides produced by the Henkel printing press have been removed and placed in Rare Books. An inventory of these broadsides is available at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Henkel Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:

Poem added by Anne Johnson in 2009.

Index cards of Richmond Periodicals added by Anne Johnson in 2011.

Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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