German-American Collection, Letter and Christening Certificate, 1813, n.d. A&M.3112

German-American Collection, Letter and Christening Certificate, 1813, n.d. A&M.3112


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.3112
Title
German-American Collection, Letter and Christening Certificate1813, n.d.
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/759
Quantity
0.01 Linear Feet, Summary: 2 items (1 oversize folder)
Creator
German-American Collection.
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
<language langcode="eng" encodinganalog="041">English</language>
Abstract
German-language documents belonging to the Bischoff family in Preston County (formerly Monongalia) in the early 1800s. A printed birth and christening certificate, dated 1813, features elaborate artwork, including two angels flanking the text. The second document, a love letter, has colorful hand-drawn art.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 3112, German-American Collection, Letter and Christening Certificate, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Bischoff family
  • Folk art
  • German American
  • Preston County (W. Va.)

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • German American
  • Preston County (W. Va.)