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Christliches Gesang-buch : [title page]
Title : Christliches Gesang-buch : [title page] Christliches Gesang-buch : [title page]
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Creator : Maschmedt, Johann Christian
Source : Christliches Gesang-buch fur die evangelisch lutherischen Gemeinden zu Klemzig und Adelaide in sud-Australien
Date of creation : 1860
Format : Book
Dimensions : 193 x 125 x 50 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The first significant numbers of German immigrants began arriving in South Australia from 1838. The town of Klemzig, just a few miles from Adelaide, was one of the first settlements made. The Lutheran Church remained an important part in the German immigrants' lives. Presented here is the title page of a German language hymn book printed at Klemzig in 1860.

Coverage year : 1860
Further reading :
Harmstorf, Ian, ed. The German experience of Australia 1833-1938, [Bedford Park, SA]: The Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows, The Flinders University of South Australia, 1988

Praite, J. German placenames in Sth. Aust., [Adelaide: J & R Praite], 1989

Reynolds, GT. German placenames in Australia changed during the Great War 1914-1918, Batemans Bay, NSW: Possum Printing, c1991

State Library of South Australia. Germans in South Australia, [Adelaide]: State Library of South Australia, 1995

Van Abbe, Derek. The Germans in South Australia: the story of the German communities in South Australia



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