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Arthur C. Walther Family Artifacts

Identifier: Collection ID-0030

Content Description

Scope and Contents
  • Laced Handkerchief of Millie Keyl
  • Stitched Handkerchief of Grosspapa (Grandfather) Biltz
  • Framed Photos of Great Great Grandparents Zahn
  • Commemorating Lutheran Heritage Medal, 1987 (7 copies)
  • Key Winding Watch of Constantine Walther (twin son of C. F. W. Walther)
  • Martin Luther Pin: 400th Anniversary of Luther's Catechism, 1929
  • Hair Ring made by C. F. W. Walther from his sister's hair
  • Spoon (7 1/4") inscribed with F. W. (Ferdinand Walther) on the handle
  • Personal Card of "Prof. C. F. W. Walther, 3632 Texas Avenue, St. Louis, MO"
  • Shoulder Bust of C. F. W. Walther (5")
  • Commemorative Plate (8.5" diameter): of C. F. W. Walther "A Guiding Spirit of Faith" 1811-1887
  • Spoon (8.75") inscribed with B. W. (Buenger? Walther?) on the handle
  • Spoon (8.25") inscribed with F. W. (Ferdinand Walther) on the handle
  • Decorative Knife (7.75") inscribed with B W (Buenger? Walther?) on the handle
  • Spoon (6") inscribed with F. and E. W. (Ferdinand and Emilie Walther) on the handle
  • Fork (8.25") from Simeon L. and George H. Rogers Company A1+
  • Fork (7.25") from Rockford S. P. Co. Triple Plate
  • Spoon (6") with decorative stitch etching and inscribed with ANON. ITV. OLO.
  • Spoon (6") from Wm. A. Rogers A1 ®
  • Spoon (6") from Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co. AA
  • Spoon (6.25") inscribed with M. B. (?)
  • Hair Necklace (84") with four joints and one clasp
  • Fruit Bowl and Lid ("on the table of Emilie Walther's house with fruit every day")
  • Pipe Tobacco Jar (Tabak-Dose) from Uffrecht and Co. #448
  • Glass-lidded Jewelry Casket (3.75" x 2.75" x 2.75")
  • Circular (1.625" diamter) Memento: "The Lutheran Hour Commemorating the Saxon Immigration Centennial 1839 1939" with a hand-drawn image of the log cabin college and a stringed clasp


  • Majority of material found within 1839 - 1890


33 Artifacts

Language of Materials


Arthur C. Walther Family Artifacts
Household Items of C. F. W. and Emilie Walther
Todd D. Zittlow
December 5, 2018
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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA