Utopias -- Illinois -- Zion -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
George A. Gonder Papers
Abstract Church-related correspondence and documents of George A. Gonder, Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion convert and official in Kansas and Illinois. Includes postcards showing Zion City parks, buildings, and church officials.
Harry E. Biedinger Papers
Abstract Collection of more than 60 diaries, datebooks, and financial records kept over a lifetime by Harry E. Biedinger (1880-1956), who was among the founding members and builders of Zion City, a failed utopian Christian community outside of Chicago.
Zion City (Ill.) records
Abstract Mainly newspaper clipping scrapbooks, but also correspondence, and miscellaneous material relating to John Alexander Dowie and the founding of the Christian Catholic Church and Zion City, Illinois.
Dates: 1888-1974; Majority of material found within 1899 - 1907