Arthur W. Klinck Papers
Identifier: Collection ID-477
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 manuscript and notes for articles and papers; manuscripts, photographs and printed material on Klinck's Concordia Seminary Biblical A
- 1921 - 1959
7.06 Linear Feet (Sixteen 5" document boxes; two 2" document boxes)
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 St. Paul's Lutheran School, pre-engineering training at Kitchener Collegiate and Technical Institute (graduated 1918), Concordia College, Ft. Wayne until 1921, and Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (graduated 1924, 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, St. Louis. He died on 9 August 1959.