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Alfred Doerffler Papers

Identifier: Collection ID-0291

Scope and Contents

  • Autograph Books of Doerffler's mother (Magdalena (Lena) Vogel Doerffler) and her sister(?) (Margarete Vogel) with signatures of students and faculty of Concordia Theological Seminary (Springfield, Illinois) 1877-1890
  • One copy of "Know the Truth" outlines
  • One album of correspondence regarding Doerffler's 50th ordination anniversary
  • Funeral instructions from Rev. Doerffler, written in 1961
  • Christus Vivit Medal (2 3/4" diameter) presented to Rev. Alfred Doerffler (contains the text on the obverse: Sigill. Colleg. Concordiae St. Ludovic, Civit. Missour. (ΑΝΩΘΕΝ ΤΟ ΦΩΣ)


  • Creation: 1877 - 1981

Biographical / Historical

Alfred Doerffler was born on 15 March 1881. He was ordained in 1906 and died in 1981.


0.21 Linear Feet (One 2" letter box; one album)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated By...
  • ARM, May 1978
  • Alfred Doerffler, October 1953, November 1966
  • Rev. Elmer Schwartzkopf, May 12, 2003

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Repository Details

Part of the Concordia Historical Institute Repository

804 Seminary Place
Saint Louis MO 63105 USA