Guide to the Marie Trupp Krieger Collection on Volga Germans

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Krieger, Marie Trupp, 1910-2006
Title: Marie Trupp Krieger Collection on Volga Germans
Dates: 1905-2005 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 8.0 volumes
Collection Number: CVGS 06
Summary: Collection contains family history information of persons who immigrated to the United States from the Volga region of Russia.
Repository: Center for Volga German Studies Archives

Concordia University
2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, Oregon, 97211-6099

Languages: Collection materials are in English,German and Russian.     
Sponsor: Supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Historical Note

Marie Trupp Krieger (1910-2006) was born on a wheat ranch in Irby, Adams County, Washington. She was christened on 25 Dec 1910, at the Congregational Emmaus Church situated in the northwest corner of Adams County on the Lincoln County line. She graduated from Washington State University in 1934 with a bachelor's degree in foreign languages. She was an educator in both the states of Washington and Oregon. She married Walter Krieger in Portland, Oregon in 1941. Marie truly lived the history of the Germans from Russia in the Northwest, as well as sharing her knowledge, education, and talents with the members of American Historical Society of Germans from Russia (AHSGR) worldwide.

Content Description

The collection consists of eight three-ring binders containing photocopies of family photographs, pedigree charts, newspaper clippings, vital records, and biographical information for the following families: Auld, Giebelhaus, Glanz, Haynes, Heinrich, Hoefel, Klaus, Krieger, Miller, Ochs,Pritchard, Repp, Ross, Schilling, Schlitt, Schnell, Schneider, Schwabenland, Spady, Weber, Weigant, Werre, and Yost.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

The collection is available for research by appointment.

Restrictions on Use :  

The Center for Volga German Studies is the owner of the materials in the Marie Trupp Krieger Collection on Volga Germans and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Center for Volga German Studies before any reproduction use. Copyright resides with the creator of the documents or their heirs. The status of copyright is governed by the Copyright Law of the U. S. (Title 17, U.S.C.). In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.

Preferred Citation :  

Researchers wishing to use this collection should include the following information:

[Item]. Marie Trupp Krieger Collection on Volga Germans. CVGS 06. Archives, Center for Volga German Studies, Portland, OR

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

1 German Russians on the Volga and in the USA by Amelia B. Auld
2 My Memoirs of Years Spent in Felida, WA by Amelia Krieger Werre
3 The Hoefel Family Album by David Hoefel
4 The Giebelhaus History by Marie Trupp Krieger
5 Schnell Family Information, Death and Marriage Records compiled by Judyann Downing Wittke
6 My Mother's People by Emma Schwabenland Haynes
7 Up from the Volga: The Story of the Ochs Family by Grace Lillian Ochs
8 Photos: Spady, Repp, Schlitt, Glanz


    • Subject Terms :
    • Russian Germans
    • Volga Germans
      • Other Creators :
      • Krieger, Marie Trupp, 1910-2006

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