This fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, and financial and legal documents. The records record the issued discussed, decisions made about the distribution of funds raised, report from programs or projects that their funds supported. The records record the financial transactions required for standard accounting and for functioning as a registered charity. The correspondence documents the breadth of the contacts that this women's group maintained including such organizations as Mennonite Central Commitee, Canadian Association for the Mentally Retarded, Faith and Life Communications and General Conference Mennonite Church Women in Mission. The photographs includes some from the mission fields that were recipients of funds from their organization.
This fonds contains Franz H. Letkemann's Russian school report (1913), personal financial records related to the payment of the Reiseschuld (immigration travel debt) to the Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization as well as the assistance given to others through the Board (1923-1951) and sermons preached in various Manitoba Mennonite congregations with which he was associated (1948-1982).
This fonds consists of two ledger books recording income, expenses, payroll starting on October 6, 1911. The diary portion begins on the same day and usually makes brief mention of weather, farm activities and travel. The second ledger continues the pattern of the first however some diary portions are more detailed with information on the political unrest and lists of people who were murdered.
In addition to giving a firsthand account of everyday life before and during the Russian Revolution, it is the only known record that documents the operation of the Kuruschan Altenheim.