Evelyn Scheuerman Reich Collection on Volga Germans, 1957-2009  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Reich, Evelyn Scheuerman, 1920-2009
Title
Evelyn Scheuerman Reich Collection on Volga Germans
Dates
1957-2009 (inclusive)
Quantity
5.0 linear feet, (5 record boxes)
Collection Number
CVGS 02
Summary
Research materials collected by Evelyn Scheuerman Reich and used in collaboration with Richard D. Scheuerman to document the history of select Volga German families for the on-line publication, The Berry Meadow Archive: A Selection of Records and Resources from the Papers of Richard Scheuerman and Evelyn Reich.
Repository
Concordia University
Northwest District (LCMS) Archives
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR
97211-6099
Telephone: 503-280-8507
library@cu-portland.edu
Access Restrictions

The files are available for research by appointment

Languages
English
Sponsor
Supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of research notes, family history information, and correspondence collected by Evelyn Scheuerman Reich and published in collaboration with Richard D. Scheuerman to document the history of select Volga German families in the on-line publication, The Berry Meadow Archive: A Selection of Records and Resources from the Papers of Richard Scheuerman and Evelyn Reich Related to Russia and the History of the Scheuerman/Scheirman/Schierman, Geier, Green, Kleweno, Lautenschlager, Litzenberger, Lust, Morasch, Ochs, Poffenroth, Reich, Repp, Schmick/Smick, Schneidmiller, Weitz and Related Volga German Families Including information compiled by family historians William L. " Bill" Scheirman, Ruth Dippel DeLuca, Kris Ball, Aileen Bafus Johnson, Alan Hergert, Victor Kleweno, Sam Litzenberger, Ethel Lock, Dorie Geier Looney, Barry Lust, Elizabeth Meyer, Patrice Miller, Larry Morasch, Elaine Poffenroth, Robert Smick, Don Schmick, Sandra Stelter, Coleen Rose, Eric Schuster, Don Vogt, Anna B. Weitz, and Others.

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Evelyn Scheuerman Reich (1920-2009) was born in Endicott, Washington, one of six children born to Karl and Mary Elizabeth (Litzenberger) Scheuerman. Her paternal grandfather, Henry Scheuerman, emigrated from Yagadnaya Polyana in Russia to Kansas in 1888, then on to Washington three years later. Evelyn was a dedicated family historian, conducting extensive research and correspondence to document numerous Volga German family lines. Much of her work was done in collaboration with family members William L. Scheirman and Richard D. Scheureman and eventually published as The Berry Meadow Archive: A Selection of Records and Resources from the Papers of Richard Scheuerman and Evelyn Reich Related to Russia and the History of the Scheuerman/Scheirman/Schierman, Geier, Green, Kleweno, Lautenschlager, Litzenberger, Lust, Morasch, Ochs, Poffenroth, Reich, Repp, Schmick/Smick, Schneidmiller, Weitz and Related Volga German Families Including information compiled by family historians William L. " Bill" Scheirman, Ruth Dippel DeLuca, Kris Ball, Aileen Bafus Johnson, Alan Hergert, Victor Kleweno, Sam Litzenberger, Ethel Lock, Dorie Geier Looney, Barry Lust, Elizabeth Meyer, Patrice Miller, Larry Morasch, Elaine Poffenroth, Robert Smick, Don Schmick, Sandra Stelter, Coleen Rose, Eric Schuster, Don Vogt, Anna B. Weitz, and Others

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Center for Volga German Studies Archives is the owner of the materials in the Evelyn Scheuerman Reich Collection on Volga Germans and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from The Center for Volga German Studies Archives before any reproduction use. Copyright resides with the creator of the documents or their heirs. The status of copyright is governed by the Copyright Law of the U. S. (Title 17, U.S.C.). In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to use this collection should include the following information:

[Item]. Evelyn Scheuerman Reich Collection on Volga Germans. CVGS 02. Archives, Center for Volga German Studies. Portland, OR.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
1 Surname Research and Correspondence
Includes the following folders: Leinweber; Litzenberger; Litzenberger-Phillip (Evelyn Reich I); Litzenberger (Evelyn Reich II); Litzenberger – Henry (Eva Baldarce); Luft; Litzenberger – Sam; Litzenberger – Alexander (Ruth DeLuca); Lust Family (I); Lust Family (II); Mackeleit; Moore; Morasch; Morasch Family (II); Ochs; Pfaffenroth; Reich; Repp; Rudy; Ruhl; Scheuermann General; Scheuermann Germany; Scheuermann – Conrad H.; Scheuermann – Henry B & Adam & Peter; Scheuermann – Henry M.; Scheuermann – John; Scheuermann – Leon; Scheuermann – Peter (WLS); Scheuermann/Schierman Family (WLS); Schierman – Phillip; Scheuermann – Wilhelm; Schierman – Conrad S.; Schierman Palouse Colony.
2 General Research Notes and Russian Trip Materials
Includes the following folders: Berry Meadow Archive manuscript; Antiquarian German Books; Russian Sightseeing; General Russian History; Russian Contacts & Business Cards; National Prayer Breakfast; Washington DC Ministry Briefing; M. Morgulis & Christian Bridge; Feeding A Dream Article; Russian Trip Notes 1990-1992; Indigenous Christian Org. Directory (Linzey); East West Ministry Church; Mary Raber “Social Service Ministries” Reports; Missions Today Forum – Keir & ASR B………2008; Pormsasr Russian Magazine; Orthodox & Cultural Content Perceptions booklet; Holistic Mission Theology; Lutherans ……in Russia; Church Stats Etc. Population; Abramer, Semikipko & Pal…; ASR Schools Without Walls; Beslan Outreach; Russian Education Ministry Projects; Moral Education Articles; Orphans Intervention Ministry; Yeltsin & Putien, Laws; Fr. Aleksandr Men; Operation Karelift (II); Operation Karelift (I); CCC Kazantsev etc.; Perceptions of a Great Country Peter Deyneka; Deyneka Russian Ministries; Peter and Anita Deyneka CSS.
3 Surname Research and correspondence
Includes the following folders: Lautenslager Family; Langlitz; Kromm Family; Kleweno Family (I); Kleweno Family (II); Kaiser; Holstein; Hergert; Helt Family; Helm; Helbaum Family; Green Rothe Family; Gorr Family; Gerlitz – Stong Family; Geier; Getz Family; Fox, Fuchs; Felker Family; Dippel; Daubert; Cook (Koch); Brack Family; Blumenschein; Befus; Benner Family; Aschenbrenner Family; Appel Family; R. Scheuermann Russian CSS; Elaine Poffenroth CSS; Larry Morasch CSS; Susan Yungman CSS & Articles; Catherine Luft and Family CSS; Eva Balderree CSS; Clara Litzenberger CSS 1969 – 1972; Selma Muller CSS; Mrs. Emma S. Haynes CSS; Vera Longwell CSS; Evelyn Reich – Ruth DeLuca (Litzenberger Information); Evelyn Reich – Bill Scheuermann CSS; Evelyn Reich Family History MSS Correspondence; Bill Scheuermann CSS 1994 -2001; Bill Scheuermann CSS 1990 – 1993; Bill Scheuermann CSS 1980’s; Bill Scheuermann CSS 1970s; Bill Scheuermann CSS 1950's-1960's.
4 General Research Notes
Includes the following folders: R. Smick, Journey of Hope; S. Litzenberger – “The Family” Story of Adam and Marise Litzenberger; S. Steller – “John and Mary Schierman”; B. Kroman “All in the Family”; Mecca Glen Memories; Funeral/Memorial Programs and Obituaries; Schotten, Ober-Lais and the Vogelsberg; AHSGR and other Conference and Convention Programs; Washington Ethnic Heritage Awards; AHSGR Aussiedler Project Joann Kuhr; AHSGR Russian Archives Project (I); AHSGR Russian Archives Project (II); AHSGR Russian Archives Presentation (1993); Anna Weitz Publications; Volga German Linguistics; Alwina Meiber Article; Olga Licenberger Article; Mary Poffenroth Writings; Susan Yungman Writings; Harm H. Schlomer Writings; Trinity Lutheran Church Endicott, WA; Zion Lutheran Church, Endicott, WA – History; Endicott Schools – History; St. Johns Schools; Sunset School; N. Curtis, “Education in the Rough”; Steptoe History; Winona History; Endicott Enterprise Issues – 1950’s; Maps – Russia, USA; St. John Newspapers – 1930’s; Russian Folk Art and Music; Russian German Games; Old Foreign Currency.
5 General and Surname Research
Includes the following folders: Schmick/Smick; Schmick – John W. ; Schmick – Linga (Peter ); Schneider Family; Schneidmuller; Straub Family; Swent Family; Wagner Family; Strong; Weitz Family; Wilhelm; Youngman; Combined Family Records; Oral Histories – R. Scheuerman; Passenger Ship Lists; Oral Histories – E. Reich and Remsinicences; Reich - Mec Reich interview; Evelyn Reich "Memories"; Ship Manifests (1875 – 1923)- P. Miller; Immigration and Settlement Lists 1766 – 1767; Cemetery Lists; Old Endicott Family Deeds, Ration Books, Etc.; Eulogies; Igor Plehve Genealogy Charts; Trinity Church Records; Whitman Co. Naturalization & Census Records; Canada Yagaders; Kansas Volga Germans; Volga Germans in South America; Palouse Colony History; Morasch Letters; Green–Rothe Letters 1920’s–1930’s; Jagodnaja Poljana History; Richard Scheuerman Writings; USU LEUT – Volumes 1-10; Pobotschnaja History; P. Kromm – "The German Settler on the Volga"; W. Wurz, Volga German History (Kromm Family); R. Scheuerman Newspaper Articles; Rosina Schutz Diary; US German Language Journals; Volga German History – General; Lutherans In Russia.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Russian Germans
  • Volga Germans
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Reich, Evelyn Scheuerman, 1920-2009
    • Scheuerman, Richard D.