MS-005: The Papers of Charles H. Huber, Gettysburg Class of 1892
MS - 005: The Papers of Charles H. Huber,
(1 box, 1.12 cubic feet)
Inclusive Dates: 1859-1936
Processed by: Christine M. Ameduri
Charles H. Huber was born June 7, 1871 in
During his life, Huber also served as vice-president of the Gettysburg National Bank, president and director of the Gettysburg Ice and Storage Company, and president of the Adams County Cold Storage Company. He also held memberships in the Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Phi Kappa and Phi Gamma Delta.
The Charles H. Huber Collection is divided into five Series. Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Eli Huber; Series III: Gettysburg Academy; Series IV: United Lutheran Church; and Series V: Miscellaneous.
Scope and Content Notes
Series I constitutes the bulk of the collection and is further subdivided into five sub-categories arranged chronologically, covering the period 1928 to 1937. A few letters pre-date 1928 and some are undated. 1. Personal correspondence consists of letters mainly to Huber's son, Charles Jr., daughter, Elizabeth, son-in-law, William, sisters, cousins and various acquaintances. 2. Business correspondence consists almost entirely of business relating to Huber's wheat farm in
Series II contains materials related to Eli Huber, father of Charles H. Huber, who graduated from Gettysburg College in 1855. In 1858 he entered Gettysburg Theological Seminary, was licensed in the Eastern Pennsylvania Synod, and took his first parish in Schuylkill Haven, PA.
Series III includes Academy publications, commencement exercise booklets, catalogs, final commencement address (1935), various 19th c. preparatory department prospectuses and other material created by the Academy.
Series IV contains correspondence, publications and other materials related to the United Lutheran Church, 1915 - 1936 w/gaps.
Series V contains tax returns, business correspondence, 1918 Committee of Public Safety certificate, 1931 pocket calendar and other miscellaneous materials of Charles H. Huber. The photographs are of the Huber family and Mary B. McGill, Class of 1906 and missionary teacher in Japan, 1917.