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Canadian-American Conference fonds

  • CA UWA 02.004
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1971

Fonds consists of reports of the annual conferences, bibliographies of readings for meetings, membership lists, newsclippings from student newspapers, correspondence, and photographs.

Canadian-American Conference

Mennonite Writers Collection.

  • CA MHCA Volume 3389, 4465-4469, 4557-4567
  • Fonds
  • 193-?-196-?

This collection consists of the unpublished writings from a number of "Russlaender" (Russian Mennonite) authors who were active in Canada from the 1930s to the 1960s. The Arnold Dyck part of the collection consists of letters and artwork by Arnold Dyck, editor and writer who lived in Steinbach, Manitoba for many years. A separate biography of Dyck and also of Jacob H. Janzen of Waterloo, Ontario are included. The Dyck papers came to Menno Simons College courtesy of Hedwig Knoop of Uchte, Germany. Another larger part of the collection includes some published writings and photocopies of original manuscripts by Peter G. Epp. Most of Epp's papers are housed at the Mennonite Library and Archives, North Newton Kansas (inventory of from MLA is included here). There is also card index file for these writers for items published in Mennonitische Warte and Der Bote.

Menno Simons College

William Hespeler fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC 7
  • Fonds
  • 1847-1907

This fonds contains documents pertaining to the life of William Hespeler, such as confirmation of attending the Polytechnic Institute in Karlsruhe (1847-1849), of deferment from military service in 1850, of immigration to Canada, and of naturalization as a British subject. The fonds includes the items taken to Russia in 1872 (i.e. responses from Ottawa to the Russian Mennonite inquiries about priveledges been sought such as exemption from military service). The fonds also contains various items with the autographs of individuals such as Otto von Bismark, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Prussia, and the British monarch, Queen Victoria. The documents pertain to Hespeler's service to Canada or Germany.

Hespeler, William, 1830-1921

Manitoba Gay and Lesbian Archives

  • CA UMASC Mss 42, PC 292, TC 156 [A.08-67, A.09-28, A.10-31, A.11-09]
  • Collection
  • 1948 - 2003

This collection contains textual records relating to various issues and information on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Two-Spirit and Queer history including: Comprehensive Works, Bibliography, Reference; Gay/Lesbian Life, Lifestyles & Concerns; Literature & Language; Visual & Performing Arts; History & Gay/Lesbian Liberation Movement; Behavioral Sciences; Social Sciences; Philosophy & Religion; Physical & Natural Sciences; and AIDS-Related Information. It also includes an extensive moving image and sound collection, including oral histories and episodes of the cable access program "Coming Out."

Winnipeg Gay and Lesbian Resource Centre

Bill Hutton fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1988]-2004

The Bill Hutton fonds includes the following series: articles about Cuba (1996-[2002]); correspondence (1996 - 1997); Testimony from Patrice Merrin Best (1997); musical score (1988); newspaper article (1994); and Alumni Association questionnaire [1991].

Leo Mol fonds

  • CA UMASC MSS 349, PC 308 (A.11-15)
  • Fonds
  • 1945 - 2007

The fonds consists of Leo Mol’s biographical information, his correspondence, awards and honorary degrees, his documentation regarding art work and the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, and his exhibitions and tributes.
Photograph collection consists mostly of Leo Mol’s photographs and slides of his sculptures, paintings and drawings.

Mol, Leo