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Guide to the Olivenhain Colony Records MS 44
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Meeting Minutes (German), 1884 May 28 – 1884 December 31

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Meeting Minutes (English translation), 1884 May 28 – 1884 December 31

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Meeting Minutes (German), 1885 January 1 – 1885 August 30

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Meeting Minutes (English translation), 1885 January 1 – 1885 August 30

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Meeting Minutes (German), 1886 January 2 – 1897 November 15

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Meeting Minutes (English translation), 1886 January 2 – 1897 November 15

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Abstract of Title, 1842-1902

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Correspondence, 1885 January 3 – 1885 October 19

Includes:

Transcribed copies of letters regarding land matters, rebuilding colony’s reputation, employment and living opportunities, tax matters, and hiring a teacher for the colony.
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Correspondence, 1885 January 27 – 1885 May 18

Includes:

Transcribed and translated copies of entries in a letter press book. Subjects include lumber, membership information, deed information, by-laws, construction, growth and opportunities, well machinery, dues paid, taxes, complaints, and issues regarding building supplies.
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Accounting Records, 1884-1889

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Colonists, 1884-1900

Includes:

Charts listing colonists and their dates of arrival, first and last entries in record books, property owned, and other comments as applicable.
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Newspaper Articles, 1884-1889