Rehder Family Papers
Scope and Contents
Rehder family history is represented through both oral history and visual materials including typescripts, genealogical documents, photographs and scrapbooks. Additionally, of particular emphasis in this collection is the World War II experience of Johann and Johanna Rehder's grandchildren, some of whom were stationed abroad while others remained on the homefront.
Finally, this collection contains an early historical account of the ownership and development of Greenfield Lake in Wilmington, N.C.
- Rehder family (Family)
Conditions Governing Access
During the 1870s, Johann opened a florist business, which would be maintained by the Rehder family for generations. A portion of this collection follows the grandchildren of Johann and Johanna. In 1905, Carl Fredrick William married Jessie Stewart. They had four children: Jessie, William, Henry, and Stanley. Engelhard married Martha Jane Smith and the couple had three children: Jane, Johanna, and Katherine. The grandchildren were young adults during World War II, and their collective experience going through the event as a family is documented in thie correspondence of this collection.
2.08 Linear Feet (Contains 6 document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
There are three sub-series within the Correspondence that organize the series by person, which are Jessie Rehder, Stanley Rehder, and Johanna Rehder.
The Family History Papers and Photographs and Scrapbook Materials are organized at the file level by relevance to the Rehder family as a whole and their history.
- New Hanover County (N.C.) -- Genealogy
- Rehder, Henry Burbank, 1911-2004
- Rehder, Jessie
- Rehder, Johanna Elizabeth, 1899-1964
- Rehder, Katherine Engelhard, 1903-1964
- Rehder, Stanley (George Stanley), 1922-2012
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives
- Rehder Family Papers
- Kensi Laube
- 2021 May 27
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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