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Name Moravian
Number of Archive records 6.0
Number of Photo records 2.0

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Image of DeTurk - Report

DeTurk - Report

Report of the Historical Research Committee of the Deturk House Council: the Chairperson was Mrs. E. Robert Hottenstein. The report is a comprehensive 20-page summary of the committee's investigations between Oct 1966 and Feb 13, 1970. The report itself is not dated, obviously post -2/13/1970. Subject matter includes details of property history, building construction, chronological list of owners, photos from various time periods, and the question of the building in which the 1742 Moravian Synod was held. Prior to the period of this committee's work, guidelines were established. They are represented in archives record DTTX7--1001.01.014. The entire report is available as a

Image of DeTurk - Letter

DeTurk - Letter

Letter from Library of Congress, David C. Mearns, Chief of Manuscripts, in reply to Mrs. Hottenstein with regard to Letters of [Moravian] Count Zinzendorf. He has forwarded a 4-page list from which specific documents can be loaned via interlibrary. That list is cataloged as 1001.01.020--DTTX9.

Image of DeTurk - List of Documents

DeTurk - List of Documents

List of correspondence manuscripts [4 pages, German language] by / to / for Count von Zinzendorf, 18th century leader of the Moravians, with their presence in southeastern Pennsylvania. It was sent by Mr. Mearns of the Library of Congress at the request of Mrs. Hottenstein., seeking information on Moravian use of one of the De Turk buildings. Press "Related" button for other documents in this letter interchange. See additional images or MULTIMEDIA LINKS for full text of the list.

Image of DeTurk - Letter

DeTurk - Letter

Letter Hottenstein to Mearns , Library of Congress, thanking for Zinzendorf manuscript list,telling of follow-up with Rdg Library for copy. Hand-written note below typed letter indicating that documents sought could not be loaned out by L of C. Press "Related" button for other documents in this letter interchange.

Image of DeTurk - Letter

DeTurk - Letter

Letter from chairman Betty Hottenstein (Mrs. E. Robert) to all members of the Historical Research Committee, outlining needs for data on De Turk genealogy, deeds, descriptions of buildings and Moravian connections. Archives record DTTX6--1001.01.013 is the 1970 report of this committee.

Image of DeTurk - List of Documents

DeTurk - List of Documents

Background text accompanying Historical American Buildings Survey photographs and drawings. Six pages of text contains "Location," Historical Info," "Architectural Info," etc. on the DeTurk House. For full text see additional images or refer to MULTIMEDIA LINKS. Full contents of HABS file may also be found in MULTIMEDIA LINKS.

Image of DeTurk - Print, Photographic

DeTurk - Print, Photographic

Digital image of perspective view from southeast, scanned from a halftone reproduction of a photograph appearing in ”The Passing Scene,” vol. 3, page 194 by George M. Meiser, IX. Details include: altered Dutch door (glazed sash added); gabled hood over granary [attic] door; gable-end chimney; east pent hood outlookers [lacks frame and roofing]; paneled shutters; butt-shingled pent roofs on south gable wall. See notes for additional information supplied by Oley Woman's Club Papers, concerning image origin and identification of men pictured in image. Johann DeTurk [also DeTurck] was born in Oley in 1713 and became part of the local Moravian congregation in 1741, the year before the fa

Image of DeTurk - Postcard

DeTurk - Postcard

Digital image of a tinted postcard print created from a B&W photograph by H. Winslow Fegley, showing a perspective view of the east[right] and south [left] elevations of house. Details shown include: pent roofs, gable hood, gable-end chimney, 19th-century slate roof, doors with later glazed sash, window sash, paneled shutters, stone stoop. Full text on front of card reads as follows: "DE TURCK ANCESTRAL HOME, OLEY VALLEY, PENNSYLVANIA. Erected in 1767. Isaac De Turck settled here{1} in 1712. Kiob or Tschoop, The last of the Mohicans was baptized here{2} in 1742 by Moravian Missionaries." In his pioneering essay “Colonial Architecture of the Pennsylvania Germans,” published by