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Collection W. C. Benshoff collection
Title W. C. Benshoff collection
Accession number BCA05-14
Caption Rev. W. C. Benshoff
Catalog Number BCA05-14
Imagefile 001\BCA0514.JPG
Notes The following publications are part of this collection:

Brethren Evangelist
May 14, 1890 No. 20
Nov. 05, 1890 No. 44
Dec. 29, 1894 No. 42
Dec. 29, 1909 No. 49 and No. 50
Dec. 29, 1928 No. 50
May 28, 1902 No. 22
Aug. 19, 1896 No. 34
Sep. 28, 1910 [fragment laminated]
Apr. 18, 1923 No. 16
Jun. 16, 1915 No. 23
Apr. 26, 1952 No. 17

Brethren Church Publication Day News
Jan. 1954 issue
Gospel Messenger
May 24, 1958
The Angleus
Feb. 21, 1932
The Teacher and Educator [bound volume]
Oct 1920
Nov 1920
Dec 1920
Jan 1921
May 1921

The following files are part of this collection:

2-Conference summertime
3-Confidence in God
4-Dead Files
5-Doctrine of the Holy spirit in John's Gospel
6-Doing his will
7-The family alter
8-George Washington
9-Labor's Reward- R. C. Ward
10-The new life
11-On working in God's vineyard
12-Personailty of the Holy Spirit
13-photograph-Brethren Publishing Company
14-[photographs cut from book]
15-scattered items
16-The search of power or the price of power
17-Security of Believers
19-[sermon notes]
20-The work of the holy spirit "yea" sayeth the Lord
Object Name Collection
Related Publications AUTHOR Mack, Alexander, 1679-1735.
TITLE A short and plain view of the outward, yet sacred rites and
ordinances of the house of God : as commanded by the true
steward Jesus Christ, and left on record in his last will and
testament : arranged in a conversation between a father and son
in questions and answers. Also Ground searching questions
answered by the author. A new English translation with memoir
of the author / Alexander Mack.
IMPRINT Ashland, Ohio : [Century Print. Co.], 1939.
CALL # BX7821 .M22 1939.

Record 2 of 16
TITLE The Brethren hymnal : a collection of psalms, hymns and spiritual
songs / compiled under the direction of the general conference
of the German Baptist Brethren by the Committee.
IMPRINT Elgin, Ill. : Brethren Publishing House, 1901.
CALL # BV403.G4 B64 1901.

Record 3 of 16
AUTHOR Ankrum, Freeman, 1890-1972.
TITLE Sidelights on Brethren history / Freeman Ankrum.
IMPRINT Elgin, IL : Brethren Press, 1962.
CALL # BX7816 .A8 1962.

Record 4 of 16
AUTHOR Quinter, Mary N., 1863-1914.
TITLE Life and sermons of Elder James Quinter : Late editor of Gospel
Messenger, President of Brethren's Normal College, and author
of "Trine Immersion" / By his daughter, Mary N. Quinter.
TITLE Quinter's life and sermons.
IMPRINT Mt. Morris, Ill. : Brethren's Publishing Co., c1891 (Chicago :
Donohue & Henneberry)
CALL # BX7843.Q56 Q56 1891.

Record 5 of 16
TITLE Brethren builders in our century / [Edith Barnes ... et al.].
IMPRINT Elgin, Ill. : Brethren Pub. House, c1952.
CALL # BX7841 .B74 1952.

Record 6 of 16
TITLE The Brethren hymnody with tunes: for the sanctuary, Sunday
-school, prayers-meeting, and home circle / edited by J. C.
IMPRINT Wilmington, Ohio: J. C. Ewing, 1884, c1883.
CALL # BV403.G41 B74 1884.

Record 7 of 16
TITLE A Cloud of witnesses : an expression of the deep conviction of
faithful men who are opposed to war / comp. and ed. by D. C.
IMPRINT Ashland, OH. : Brethren Publishing Co., 1925.
CALL # BT736.2 .M661 1925.

Record 8 of 16
TITLE Die Bibel oder die ganze Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen
Testaments / nach der deutschen Übersetzung D. Martin Luthers.
IMPRINT Berlin ; Köln : Britische und Ausländische Bibelgesellschaft,
CALL # BS239 1896.

Record 9 of 16
AUTHOR Ankrum, Freeman, 1890-1972.
TITLE Alexander Mack : the Tunker, and descendants / by Freeman Ankrum.
IMPRINT Scottsdale, Pa. : Herald Press for F. Ankrum, Masontown, Pa.,
CALL # CS71 .M152 1943.

Record 10 of 16
AUTHOR Ankrum, Freeman, 1890-1972.
TITLE Maryland and Pennsylvania historical sketches / by Freeman
IMPRINT West Newton, Pa., Pub. by the Times-Sun for F. Ankrum, Masontown,
Pa., 1947.
CALL # F181 .A6 1947.

Record 11 of 16
AUTHOR Locke, John Funk, 1903-1975.
TITLE Christian education and the alcohol problem / by John Funk Locke.
IMPRINT Ashland, OH: Brethren Publishing Co., 1940.
CALL # HV5060 .L63 1940.

Record 12 of 16
AUTHOR Holsinger, H. R. (Henry R.), 1833-1905.
TITLE Holsinger's history of the Tunkers and the Brethren Church
embracing the Church of the Brethren, the Tunkers, the Seventh-
Day German Baptist Church, the German Baptist Church, the Old
German Baptists, and the Brethren Church including their
origin, doctrine, biography and literature / by H. R. Holsinger
IMPRINT Lathrop, Calif. : Printed for the author by Pacific Press, 1901.
CALL # BX7815 .H6 1901.

Record 13 of 16
AUTHOR Old German Baptist Brethren.
TITLE Minutes of annual meetings of the Old German Baptist Church
(Classified) from 1778 to 1943, and appendix / J. M. Kimmel, A.
R. King and Ervan Eikenberry, Publishing Committee.
IMPRINT Ashland, OH: Brethren Publishing Company, 1944.
CALL # BX7829.O41 A13 1944 Class.

Record 14 of 16
AUTHOR Brumbaugh, Martin Grove, 1862-1930.
TITLE A history of the German Baptist brethren in Europe and America /
by Martin Grove Brumbaugh.
IMPRINT Mount Morris, IL : Brethren publishing house, 1899.
CALL # BX7815 .B8 1899.

Record 15 of 16
AUTHOR Moomaw, B. F. (Benjamin F.), 1814-1901.
TITLE Discussion on trine immersion : by letter between Elder Benj. F.
Moomaw, of Botetourt Co., Va. and Dr. J.J. Jackson, of
Rockingham, Va. ... to which is annexed a treatise on the
Lord's Supper, and on the necessity, character, and evidences
of the new birth. Also, a dialogue on the doctrine of non-
resisance / by Elder Benj. F. Moomaw.
IMPRINT Singer's Glen, Va. : Joseph Funk's Sons, 1867.
CALL # BV811.5 .M6 1867.

Record 16 of 16
TITLE The Book of praise : from the best English hymn-writers /
selected and arranged by Roundell Palmer.
IMPRINT Cambridge : Sever and Francis, 1865.
CALL # BV350 .B66 1865.

Scope & Content Rev. William C. Benshoff was born February 6, 1881 at Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the son of Benjamin and Catherine Snyder Benshoff. His marriage to Sarah Blanche St. Clair took place on June 30, 1908. Rev. Benshoff died June 10, 1948.

He served pastorates in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa and California. In addition, he served as a member of the Missionary Board for the Brethren Church, as well as on the Board of Trustees for Ashland College. He graduated from Ashland College in 1909. He was the General Conference Moderator in 1932. In addition, he also helped to establish the Pennsylvania District Brethren Youth Camping Program in 1933.

These papers were presented to the Brethren Church Archives on September 23, 2005 by David Benshoff, descendant of Rev. W. C. Benshoff.
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