The Papers of William Paul Sihler, 1887-1989 | Luther College Archives

Collection Overview

Title: The Papers of William Paul Sihler, 1887-1989Add to your cart.

ID: LCA/RG15/Sihler, W

Primary Creator: Sihler, William Paul (1865-1941)

Extent: 3.4 Linear Feet. More info below.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documentation consists of correspondence, 1904-1940; two Luther College photo albums; privately owned books; music by Sihler; journal "The Lutheran Herald," 1951; cassettes and tapes with notes; books by Sihler (fables for children, grammar books, buides for learning different languages); program; writings; miscellaneous articles (some in German); sales plan; certificate of membership; materials on Billy Sihler stories.

Biographical Note

William Paul Sihler was born Nov. 5, 1865 at Fort Wayne, Ind. Attended Concordia College, 1877-73; Concordia Seminary, 1883-86 (CT); Univ. of Wis., 1887-88 (MA); Johns Hopkins Univ., 1889-90. Teacher of parochial school, 1886-87; Dr. Sachs Collegiate Institute, 1888-89.

Sihler taught German at Luther College from 1890-1940.  His experience playing professional baseball helped to promote the development of the game at Luther.

Died 1941.

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Sihler underviste i tysk på Luther College fra 1890 til 1940. Som tidligere profesjonell baseball spiller.

Administrative Information

Repository: Luther College Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 4 boxes

Use Restrictions: Though we may hold the property rights, Luther College Archives does not hold the copyrights for all materials. Individuals may use materials for non-commercial, private use, but commercial users must secure permissions from the copyright holders and/or Luther College Archives to reproduce, publish, or quote protected materials and photographs. For more information about the Luther College copyright and fair use policy, please visit https://www.luther.edu/copyright/

Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: William Paul Sihler Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa

Finding Aid Revision History: 11/26/19: EC updated the preferred citation.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1: 1899-1979],
[Box 2: 1917-1985],
[Box 3: 1899-1993],
[Box 4: Photos and Letters, 1890 - 1997],
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Box 4: Photos and Letters, 1890 - 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Photo Album, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Sihler Lectures, 1996 - 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family Photos, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Papers on Billy Sihler Stories, 1996 - 1997Add to your cart.
Folder 5: House Photo and Interior Layout, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Family Photos, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Tributes to Professor Sihler, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence between Sihler and Amelia Schust: 1 of 2, Circa 1890Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence between Sihler and Amelia Schust: 2 of 2, 1929 - 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Photo Album, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Small Luther College Dish, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Sheet Music, 1939Add to your cart.

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[Box 1: 1899-1979],
[Box 2: 1917-1985],
[Box 3: 1899-1993],
[Box 4: Photos and Letters, 1890 - 1997],
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