Bauman Family.  Correspondence of J.A. and Lizzie Bauman and other Relatives, 1864-1961.

CAMC Collection 37



Bauman Family.  Correspondence of J.A. and Lizzie Bauman and other Relatives, 1864-1961.  CAMC Collection 37.  2 Hollinger boxes.


ABSTRACT:

The Bauman Family collection consists primarily of correspondence to and from J.A. and Lizzie Bauman from 1881-1907.  It also contains correspondence from Ida Bauman from 1958-61 concerning her parents.  J.A. Bauman was a professor of German, Latin, English, Elocution, Education, and Arithmetic at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1881-85.  His wife, Lizzie Bauman, was a professor of English, Geography, Algebra, Physiology, Penmanship, and Drawing at Gustavus from 1881-83.  Ida Bauman was their daughter.  In 1882, the Baumans donated the College Bell, located in the bell tower of Old Main.


SCOPE AND CONTENT :

The Bauman Family collection consists of four series: J.A. Bauman, Lizzie Kiefer Bauman, J.A.and Lizzie Bauman, and Miscellaneous. Arrangement within each is generally alphabetical.

  • J.A. Bauman, 1864-1929
    This series contains primarily correspondence to and from J.A. Bauman.  Included are a speech he gave on Memorial Day in 1884, a resolution from the Minnesota Conference and teacher’s provisional certificates.
  • Lizzie Kiefer Bauman, 1865-1918
    This series contains correspondence to and from Lizzie Bauman.  Most of the correspondence was to family members.
  • J.A. and Lizzie Bauman, 1870-1913
    This series contains correspondence sent to both J.A. and Lizzie Bauman, along with programs that reference them and receipts and a letter of thanks regarding the College Bell.
  • Miscellaneous, 1870-1961
    This series contains correspondence from Ida and Sarah Bauman, the daughters of J.A. and Lizzie Bauman, along with correspondence from Lizzie Bauman’s brother, James Kiefer.  Additional correspondence addressed to “Cousin” and “Friend,” and some correspondence written in shorthand are included.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Bauman Family.  Correspondence of J.A. and Lizzie Bauman and other Relatives, 1864-1961. CAMC Collection 37.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Amy Gratz, archives volunteer, processed this collection and developed the finding aid during May 2010.

Adrianna Darden processed additional materials into this collection during April 2012.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College -- College Bell.
Correspondence.
Bauman, John A., 1847-1933.
Bauman, Sarah Elizabeth Kiefer, 1858-.

 

CAMC Collection 37

Box

Folder

J.A. Bauman, 1864-1929

Correspondence, Incoming to J.A.Bauman from D.S. Pullen, 1864-71

1

1

Correspondence, Incoming to J.A. Bauman from George F. Kribbs, 1873-76

2

1

Correspondence, Incoming to J.A. Bauman, 1875-77, 1881-86, 1890-91, 1984, 1896, 1902-06, 1914, 1929, and undated

1

2

Correspondence, Outgoing from J.A. Bauman to Uncle, 1870-79 and 1881

1

3

Correspondence, Outgoing from J.A. Bauman to Uncle and Aunt, 1877 and 1881-86

2

2

Correspondence, Outgoing from J.A. Bauman, 1880, 1883, 1894, and 1912

2

3

Diaries, 1881 and 1882

2

4

Diaries, 1883 and 1884-91

2

5

Letter of Reference from Gustavus Adolphus College, 1885

1

4

Memorial Day Speech, 1884

1

5

Resolution of the Minnesota Conference of the Augustana Synod for J.A. Bauman to Raise Funds, 1882

1

6

Teachers’ Provisional Certificates, 1864-66 and 1869

2

6

Lizzie Kiefer Bauman, 1865-1918

Correspondence, Incoming to Lizzie Bauman from (brother) Jimmie, 1881-82

1

7

Correspondence, Incoming to Lizzie Bauman from (brother) Jimmie, 1883-85

2

7

Correspondence, Incoming to Lizzie Bauman from (uncle) James Edmiston, 1881-85

1

8

Correspondence, Incoming to Lizzie Bauman from (uncle) Leslie, 1881-85

1

9

Correspondence, Incoming to Lizzie Bauman, 1865, 1881-87, 1889-90, 1895, 1897, 1906-07, 1910-11. 1916, 1918, and undated

1

10

Correspondence, Outgoing from Lizzie Bauman to (uncle) James Edmiston, 1879, 1881-85, 1892, and 1894

2

8

Correspondence, Outgoing from Lizzie Bauman, 1873, 1881-83, 1910, and 1912

2

9

J.A. and Lizzie Bauman, 1870-1913

Correspondence, Incoming to J.A. and Lizzie Bauman from nieces and nephews, 1870, 1872-79, and 1883-85

1

11

Correspondence, Incoming to J.A. and Lizzie Bauman, 1878, 1882-87, 1890, 1905, 1910, and 1913

2

10

Programs referencing J.A. Bauman and Lizzie Kiefer, 1872-73, 1880, 1884, and undated

2

11

Receipts and Letter of Thanks for College Bell, 1882

1

12

Miscellaneous, 1870-1961

Correspondence, Ida Bauman, Incoming, 1893 and 1901 and Outgoing, 1958 and 1960-61

2

12

Correspondence, Incoming to “Cousin,” 1872

1

13

Correspondence, Incoming to “Friend,” 1876-77, 1884, 1886, 1895, and 1900

1

14

Correspondence, Incoming from Ida Dearborn, 1884, 1905, 1913-15, 1918, and 1923

2

13

Correspondence, James Kiefer, Incoming, 1885, and Outgoing, 1884

2

14

Correspondence, Sarah Bauman, 1875, 1904, and 1906

2

15

Correspondence, Written in shorthand, 1870

2

16