W17-1453. Maedel, John H. Papers, 1883-2015. 4.00 linear ft.

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John “Jack” H. Maedel is the great grandson of John Tallmadge Bergen (1860-1948). He researched the life of Bergen and compiled, transcribed, edited and wrote about Bergen in a three volume work titled A Useful Life: Rev. John Tallmadge Bergen, A.B., A.M., D.D.: Husband, Father, Pastor, Educator, Citizen, Patriot, 2015. In addition to those three volumes, Maedel compiled, transcribed, edited and wrote Letters to Papa: John Tallmadge Bergen Family Correspondence, 2016, and The Outdoorsman by Dean Bergen, the writings of his grand uncle,2015. The collection includes the three titles and the materials Maedel compiled while researching, transcribing, editing, and writing the books.


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