MS - 023: The Papers of Samuel Simon Schmucker and the Schmucker Family
MS-023: The Papers of Samuel Simon Schmucker and the Schmucker Family
(7 boxes, 1.89 cubic feet)
Inclusive Dates: 1810-1873
Processed by: Jaclyn Campbell
Samuel Simon Schmucker, born February 28, 1799 in
His education includes the
Schmucker had a total of three wives and 13 children, with the majority of children with his second wife, Mary Catherine Steenbergen. He was also relatively well traveled for his day, making several tours abroad and within the
Schmucker Hall, formerly the library and currently a fine arts building, is named after Samuel Simon Schmucker.
The Samuel Simon Schmucker collection is arranged into four series: Series I: Correspondence of Samuel Simon Schmucker (S.S.), Series II: Other Schmucker Correspondence, Series III: Publications and Papers, and Series IV: Sermons.
Scope and Content Notes
Series I is primarily comprised of correspondence written by Schmucker. Series II is composed of correspondence written by other Schmucker family members. Series III includes diaries written by Schmucker, a Schmucker family genealogy, lecture notes by Schmucker, a certificate of reimbursement for damage to
Additional information regarding Schmucker, including photos and portraits, can be found in the following archives:
“Samuel Simon Schmucker: A Bibliography of Holdings in the A. R.
Wentz Library April 1999”
“Samuel Simon Schmucker Research Project: Final Report: April 1990” by Frederick K. Wentz
Keller, F. A. M. Class of 1838 Vertical File (notebooks which may have been used in Schmucker’s classes)
MS – 124 Samuel Simon Schmucker Bicentennial Celebration 1999
Schmucker Family Portraits
Vertical File: Samuel Simon Schmucker
Vertical Photo File: Samuel Simon Schmucker and Schmucker Album
Various books written by Schmucker can be found in the Musselman Library by searching under “Schmucker”.
Additional information regarding the Schmucker Library/Hall can be found in the following archives:
Schmucker Library Photos
Woman’s League: Schmucker Library: Memorial Plaque
Business Office Construction Projects
Schmucker Library Historical Slides
Library: Schmucker and Musselman
Vertical Files: Schmucker Hall
Vertical Photo Files: Schmucker Library and Schmucker Hall