Ludwig David von Schweintiz Papers
4 folders

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Processed by: Barbara Hilderbrand, December 2006

Biographical Note:

Ludwig David von Schweinitz was a Moravian minister that moved his congregation to Hope, Indiana.

Materials within the collection.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains von Schweinitz’s account of the trip from North Carolina to Indiana in German with English translations. It also contains a copy of Martin Hauser’s journal and church records from the Moravian church in Hope, Indiana. There is a mention of William Hendricks taking von Schweintiz to a revival meeting in Madison, Indiana.

Folder Listing:

1. Journal
2. Church records 1827-1858
3. Journal
4. Journal translation

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

4 folders (6 items)

Collection Dates:



Indiana Historical Bureau, 7 November 1927

Access: This collection is open for research.



Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.  Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

Language Materials are English and German

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