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Warren K. Schlotterer family papers and local history collection


Held at: Goschenhoppen Historians, Inc. [Contact Us]Red Men's Hall, PO Box 476, Green Lane, PA, 18054

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Warren K. Schlotterer (1881-1968) lived and operated a jewelry shop in Schwenksville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was a local historian and genealogist who served as the Schwenksville town historian and, in 1936, published A Genealogical Reference Record of the Descendants of Dielman Kolb.


Kehs, Mary Beltz. A History of Schwenksville. Schwenksville, Pa: Schwenksville Bicentennial Committee, 1976. March 3, 2008. Accessed December 22, 2011.

This collection includes papers from Warren K. Schlotterer's family, as well as materials collected by him on local history topics focused around Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. Subjects covered include Pennsylvania Dutch religions and churches, Montgomery County schools, and other local history topics. The bulk of the material is newspaper clippings, but there are also some original manuscripts collected by Schlotterer, as well as postcards, trade cards, calling cards, and other kinds of ephemera. There is a significant amount of newspaper clippings and ephemera relating to local railroads, including maps, timetables, and tickets.

Gift of Warren K. Schlotterer.

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Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Michael Gubicza through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
Records processed and finding aid prepared with support from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and National Endowment for the Humanities.
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