Erhard H. Harms (1916-2006) Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains materials from the Lutheran World Federation Assembly, the Bad Boll Conferences, the Educational Conference, the College of Presidents, the Board of Assignments, correspondence regarding Herman Sasse's trip to the United States, and other synodical matters.
- 1940 - 1960
Language of Materials
Biographical / Historical
Erhard Harms, son of Herman A. Harms, was born January 22, 1916 in Batavia, Illinois. He graduated from Concordia College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1937, and from Concordia Seminary in Saint Louis in 1941. He served as a missionary in Freeport and Pasedena Texas, and as pastor of Immanuel Lutheran in Iowa Falls, Iowa, before entering the Army as a military chaplain. He was serving with the U.S. Constabulary in Germany at the time of the correspondence with Sasse. He retired from active duty in 1969, and served Trinity Lutheran Church in Coal Valley, Illinois, until his retirement from the ministry in 1974. He died December 21, 2006.
3 Linear Feet (Three cu. ft. boxes)
22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Erhard H. Harms, July 1979, June 1981, October 2003
- Erhard H. Harms (1916-2006) Papers
- Margaret Robson
- March 15, 2017
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Edition statement
- Revised by Mark J. Bliese, June 12, 2023