Edited by

Luther D. Reed, '95


Mt. Airy, Philadelphia

Issued by the Philadelphia Lutheran Seminary and the Alumni Association




Henry E. Jacobs, D.D., S.T.D., L.L.D.

President of the Seminary

Who this year, 1923, completes forty years of service as a professor.


Foreword, Abbreviations and Historical Summary

Board of Directors


Alumni Association

Alumni and Graduates of Other Seminaries

1 - Pages 65-95

2 - Pages 95-127

3 - Pages 127-159

4 - Pages 159-191

5 - Pages 192-223

6 - Pages 224-250

Index of Names



Faculty and Students, 1921



The Seminary Glee Club, 1895




The First Class Graduated (1865)



The Schaeffer-Ashmead Memorial Church



The Lecture Hall



Doorway to the Refectory



The Refectory



Muhlenberg Monument and Flagstaff



The North Quadrangle at Mt. Airy



The Dormitory



The Krauth Memorial Library



Stack Room Krauth Memorial Library



Campus from Library Entrance



The Old Seminary on Franklin Street



42 N. 9th St., Philadelphia

Where the Seminary began, Oct. 4, 1864



E. Clarence Miller, LL.D., President of the Board


Officers of the Board


Joseph Augustus Seiss, D.D., L.H.D., LL.D.

Mahlon C. Horine, D.D.


The Faculty


+ Charles Frederick Schaeffer, D.D.

+ William Julius Mann, D.D., LL.D.

+ Charles Porterfield Krauth, D.D., LL.D.

+ Charles William Schaeffer, D.D., LL.D.

+ Gottlob Frederick Krotel, D.D., LL.D.

+ Adolph Spaeth, D.D., LL.D.

Henry Eyester Jacobs, D.D., S.T.D., LL.D.

+ Jacob Fry, D.D., L.H.D., LL.D.

+ George Frederick Spieker, D.D., LL.D.

Henry Offermann, D.D.

+ Theodore Emanuel Schmauk, D.D., LL.D.

+ Edward Traill Horn, D.D., LL.D.

Luther Dotterer Reed, D.D.

Charles Michael Jacobs, D.D.

Charles Theodore Benze, D.D.

Emil Eisenhardt Fischer, D.D.

John Conrad Seegers, D.D.

Charles Peter Wiles, D.D.


The Alumni Association


The Rev. Stephen M. Paulson

President of the Alumni Association


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