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Northwest District (LCMS) H. H. Koppelmann Papers

Identifier: NWD.46

Scope and Contents

The records contain the correspondence of The Rev. H. H. Koppelmann, predominantly to the Mission Board of the District. Early letters are in German with a transliteration and translation, probably by Carl F. Nitz. Brief biographical information is also included.


  • 1902 - 1942

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in German and English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available for research by appointment.

Conditions Governing Use Note

The Northwest District Archives is the owner of the materials in the H. H. Koppelmann Collection and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Northwest District Archives before any reproduction use. Copyright resides with the creator of the documents or their heirs. The status of copyright is governed by the Copyright Law of the U. S. (Title 17, U.S.C.). In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.

Biographical note:

The Rev. Henry H. Koppelmann was born 1877 December 21 to Herman and Anna (Mueller) Koppelmann in Long Island, New York. He graduated Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1901 and was ordained in the same year. He served parishes in Sandy Oregon (1901-1904); Payette, Idaho (1904-1909); and Zion Lutheran Church, Portland, Oregon (1909-1942). He served on various Boards and Committees of the Oregon and Washington District (now Northwest District), including the Mission Board, Finance Board, Board of Trustees, and Church Extension Board. He also served on the Board of Regents of Concordia University, Portland, Oregon. He married Elizabeth Schlichting in 1905 (she died 1915) and Louis Pannier in 1917. He died 1942 February 17.


0.1 Linear Feet (in 1 folder.)


Records contain the correspondence of The Rev. Henry H. Koppelmann.

Guide to the Northwest District (LCMS) H. H. Koppelman Papers
Nolan R. Bremer
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Repository Details

Part of the Northwest District (Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod) Archives Repository

Northwest District Archives
Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland Oregon 97211-6099 USA