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Arthur W. Klinck Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-0477

Scope and Contents

The collection contains pamphlets, record books, correspondence, assorted files and materials, class notes, articles, notes, bulletins, reports, papers, the President's Report to the Board of Control of Concordia Teachers College (River Forest), etc. There are also manuscripts and notes for articles and papers; photographs and printed material.


  • 1921 - 1959

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Klinck was born on 19 January 1900 in Elmira (Ontario, Canada). His schooling consisted of elementary education in the Elmira Public School and Saint Paul Lutheran School, pre-engineering training at Kitchener Collegiate and Technical Institute (graduated 1918), Concordia College (Fort Wayne) until 1921, and Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis: graduated 1924 with S.T.M. 1925). He served as a missionary in North Platte, Nebraska where he organized Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and Day School. Later, as a missionary in Lincoln, Nebraska, he organized Calvary Lutheran Church and Day School. He served as president of Concordia Teachers College (River Forest) from 1939 to 1953. From 1953 to 1959 he served as a professor at Concordia Seminary (Saint Louis). He died on 9 August 1959.


7.06 Linear Feet (Sixteen 5" document boxes; two 2" document boxes)

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Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA