Heinrich Hammer and family papers, 1853-1960.


Heinrich Hammer and family papers, 1853-1960.

Letters, in German, by Hammer and other family members (1853-1885) dealing with his emigration from Germany to Chillicothe, Ohio, and his life there ; membership in a settlers' society; removal to New Ulm, Brown County (Minn.) in the late 1850s; views on the outbreak of the Civil War; experiences during the Dakota Conflict (1862); and family news. There are also transcriptions of some letters, translations of excerpts by Maria Dunn and Ingrid Larson, a Hammer family genealogy, an Espenscheid family genealogical chart, and articles (1956, 1960) on the discovery of the papers.

0.2 cu. ft. (1 box).




SNAC Resource ID: 6774716

Minnesota Historical Society Library

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