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Luella Rantschler Travel Diary

Identifier: M1880

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a travel diary entitled: "My Trip"; diary details trip to New York City, Washington DC, Europe and the Middle East taken by Luella Rantschler and Minnie Kramer (March 23, 1930-May 31, 1930); overseas portion of trip called: Aimee Semple McPherson Mediterranean Cruise and Pilgrimage; diary also contains lists, brochures and images tipped in, including a black and white photograph of Aimee Semple McPherson on deck; copies of Rantschler- Kramer family genealogy information; copy of photograph of Luella Rantschler.


  • 1930


Language of Materials

Material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Luella Rantschler (September 13, 1877; Pueblo, Colo.-1950; Pueblo, Colo.). Never married and worked as a public school teacher in Pueblo. Rantschler died in 1949.

Minnie Kramer (July 10, 1868; Pueblo, Colorado-November 30, 1945; Glendive, Montana) was the younger sister of Luella Rantschler's mother, Christina Kramer Rantschler (1855-1906).

Aimee Semple McPherson (October 9, 1890-September 27, 1944), also known as Sister Aimee or simply Sister, was a Canadian-American Pentecostal evangelist and media celebrity in the 1920s and 1930s, famous for founding the Foursquare Church.


1 envelope(s)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Lois Rae Beall; 2005.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Luella Rantschler Travel Diary
Keli Schmid
May 20, 2021
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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Denver CO 80204 United States