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Emil Martin [Martin E.] Biegener Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-0210

Scope and Contents

The collection contains class notes, notebooks, newspaper clippings, biographical material, correspondence, a photograph, sermons, and miscellaneous writings and manuscripts. Among the latter is a manuscript biography of "Adolf Fr. Th. Biewend" (1949). A preliminary inventory is available at CHI.


  • 1900 - 1951


Biographical / Historical

Martin Biegener was born on November 17, 1877 at Saint Andreasberg, Germany. After graduating from Saint John College, Winfield, Kansas he graduated from Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis in 1902. He received a D. Ps. degree from American University in Chicago and an Sacrae Theologiae Doctor degree from Webster University in Atlanta. He was ordained in 1902 and served parishes in Ferguson, Missouri; Elmhurst, Illinois; Strassburg, Illinois; Mount Vernon, Illinois; and Riverview, Missouri. He wrote biograhical articles for various magazines including the Concordia Historical Institute Quarterly. In 1903 he married Louise Steinkamp and had two sons, Cornelius and Ephraim. He died November 3, 1968.


1.42 Linear Feet (Three 5" document boxes; One 2" document box) : Box 1 was formerly located in the vertical files.

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Physical Location

Papers of Emil Martin [Martin E.] Biegener
Hugh H. Fitz
February 11, 1974
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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA