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Collection Number: 03106-z

Collection Title: P. C. Henkel Letter, 22 January 1849.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Abstract P. C. (Polycarp Cyprian) Henkel (1820-1889), was a Lutheran minister of Lincoln County, N.C. The collection is a letter, 1849, from P. C. Henkel to his uncle, Ambrose Henkel, Lutheran minister in Virginia, asking his uncle's views on various church practices and commenting on the conflict between the two Lutheran synods in North Carolina.
Creator Henkel, P. C. (Polycarp Cyprian), 1820-1889.
Language English
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No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the P. C. Henkel Letter, #3106-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased 1955.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
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P. C. (Polycarp Cyprian) Henkel (1820-1889), Lutheran minister and son of Reverend David Henkel, was born in Lincoln County, N.C. He entered the ministry in 1843, under the Tennessee Synod, and served for 46 years as Lutheran pastor, missionary, organizer, and educator. He was one of the founders of Concordia College at Conover, N.C., and became its first president in 1878.

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The collection is a letter, 1849, from P. C. Henkel to his uncle, Ambrose Henkel, Lutheran minister in Virginia, asking his uncle's views on various church practices and commenting on the conflict between the two Lutheran synods in North Carolina, the North Carolina Synod and the Tennessee Synod, and difficulties between persons in the two camps.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, March 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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