Finding aid for the Edward F. Nydegger Papers


Title:
Edward F. Nydegger Papers
Repository:
Western Reserve Historical Society
Phone: 216-721-5722
http://www.wrhs.org
Creator:
Nydegger, Edward F.
Dates:
1847-1901
Quantity:
0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract:
Edward F. Nydegger (1831-1909) was a native of Aarberg, Switzerland who immigrated with his family to the United States in 1850 and settled in Weinsberg, Ohio. During the American Civil War he served in the 11th regiment, Indiana Infantry, and sketched many of the scenes he encountered during his travels. The collection consists of a scrapbook containing penciled drawings of Civil War scenes, a chronicle of the Nydegger family's emigration from Switzerland to Ohio in 1850, a family genealogical history, the Nydegger coat of arms, a Swiss tax receipt, a religious card from Nydegger's teacher in Aarberg, a record of Nydegger's experiences as a soldier, newspaper clippings, and religious mottos drawn and embellished by Nydegger.
Identification:
MS 3561
Location:
closed stacks
Language:
The records are in English and German