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Albert Friedrich Wilhelm Grimm Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-0363


  • 1888 - 1936


Language of Materials

English, German

Biographical / Historical

Albert Grimm was born on 18 January 1864 in Petershagen, Germany. In 1874 he immigrated with his parents to the United States, landing in New York and later settling in Wisconsin. In 1881 he entered Concordia Theological Seminary, Springfield, Illinois, graduating in 1888. He then accepted a call to Oak Grove, Illinois. In 1891 he accepted a call to Antigo, Wisconsin. In 1919 his eldest son died, and Albert resigned from the ministry to take over his son's position as manager of the Antigo Publishing Company. Grimm is best known for his short stories and novels, written under the nom de plume Alfred Ira. He died on 12 March 1922.


2.1 Linear Feet (Five 5" document boxes; one 3" book box)

Physical Location

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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA