Schellenberg, T. R. (Theodore R.), 1903-1970Variant names
Chief, Division of Agriculture Department Archives of the National Archives.
From the description of Methods of coordinating the work upon records by the Department of Agriculture and the National Archives [manuscript], 1939. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976442
Historian, archivist, author; of Kansas, Virginia.
Theodore Roosevelt Schellenberg was the son of A.L. & Sarah Schellenberg. He was born in 1903 in Reno County, Kan. He received elementary education at McPherson (1908-12) and Hillsboro (1912-15), Kan. T.R. attended high school at Hillsboro (1916-18) and Tabor Academy (Hillsboro, Kan.) (1919-22). He attended Tabor College (Hillsboro), 1924-26, and transferred to the University of Kansas (Lawrence) receiving a bachelor of arts degree in 1928 and a master's degree in 1930. He was a history professor at the University of Kansas 1929-30. He joined the staff of the National Archives (U.S.) and rose to the position of deputy archivist of the U.S. While there, he became the country's pre-eminent archival theorist and wrote several books on archival theory & practice. He also taught at universities worldwide and consulted with archives in many countries, especially in Latin America.
Abraham Schellenberg (1845-1920)--a farmer and Mennonite elder, of southern Russia, Kansas--was the grandfather of T.R. Schellenberg. Abraham married Katherina Lohrenz in 1869. A.L. (Abraham Lohrenz, 1869-1941)--a newspaperman, farmer, of Kansas, Texas--was their son. The family migrated to Kansas in the late 1870s because Katherina's parents were already there. Abraham, Katherina, and their five children settled in Garden Township, Harvey County, Kan., amidst relatives.
From the description of T.R. Schellenberg papers, 1875-1969. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 137272745
|referencedIn||Joint Committee on Materials for Research. Records of the Joint Committee on Materials for Research, circa 1930-1940.||Library of Congress|
|creatorOf||White, Harold Leslie Sir, 1905-1992. Papers of Sir Harold White, 1946-1970 [manuscript].||Libraries Australia|
|creatorOf||Schellenberg, T. R. (Theodore R.), 1903-1970. T.R. Schellenberg papers, 1875-1969.||Kansas State Historical Society|
|creatorOf||Lohrenz, J. H. (John H.), 1893-. Papers of the Lohrenz family 1904-1990||Fresno Pacific University, Hiebert Library|
|referencedIn||Harvard University. Archives. Policies and procedures records, 1938-1999.||Harvard University, Archives|
|creatorOf||Schellenberg, T. R. (Theodore R.), 1903-1970. Methods of coordinating the work upon records by the Department of Agriculture and the National Archives [manuscript], 1939.||University of Virginia. Library|
|associatedWith||Harvard University. Archives.||corporateBody|
|associatedWith||Joint Committee on Materials for Research.||corporateBody|
|associatedWith||Lohrenz, J. H. (John H.), 1893-||person|
|associatedWith||Schellenberg, Abraham, 1845-1920.||person|
|associatedWith||Schellenberg, A. L. (Abraham Lohrenz), 1869-1941.||person|
|associatedWith||White, Harold Leslie Sir, 1905-1992.||person|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Kansas--Garden (Harvey County)|
|McPherson County (Kan.)|
|Reno County (Kan.)|
|Garden (Harvey County, Kan.)|
|Harvey County (Kan.)|
|Marion County (Kan.)|
|Appraisal of archival materials|
|American letters--History--20th century|
|Newspaper employees--United States|