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Erdman "Ed" Schellenberg fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC18
  • Fonds
  • 1843-2008, predominantly 1988-2008

This fonds consists of family documents, unpublished genealogies, a computer database and 83 photographs. Many of the genealogies are computer generated reports based on data that Ed Schellenberg collected and compiled for himself and others inte...

Schellenberg, Erdman "Ed", 1928-2012

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 naturaliz...

Hespeler, William, 1830-1921

David Stoesz family fonds

  • CA MHCA Volume 1559-1563; 3931:5; 2121-2
  • Fonds
  • 1862, 1872-1896, 1908, 1913-1934

The contents of the materials are largely sermons written by the two men. Other materials include a diary of David Stoesz, correspondence, church material and personal material. Some of the material has been microfilmed. See Microfilm # 91.

Stoesz, David, 1842-1903

Heinrich Riediger fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC17
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1933

This fonds contains a series of journals begun in Russia in 1908 and continued in Canada after 1923. Parts were written while the writer was still living in Nikolaifeld, then Arkadak, and finally in Hanley, Saskatchewan. There are transcriptions ...

Riediger, Heinrich, 1884-1954

Peter J. Dyck (Sommerfeld minister) fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC23
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1948

This fonds contains a ledger containing family and genealogical data, including some church transfer documents, 16 sermon booklets and additional loose pages, a personal date book (Christliches Vergissmeinnicht), and several other documents creat...

Dyck, Peter J., 1875-1948

Abram and Aganetha (Reimer) Friesen family fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC 1
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1938; 1956-1982

This fonds consists of two sections of letters which Jacob and Sara Braun received from the Friesen family. The first section dated 1921 to 1938 were received from the Friesen family in Ogus Tobe, Crimea, first while living in Tiegenhagen (Ukraine...

Friesen family

Johann J. & Helena Wiens family fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC 2
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1933;1950;1956-1981

This fonds contains mainly letters received from siblings who remained in the homeland (Russia/Soviet Union) written in the post-revolution era, after Johann J. and Helena Wiens immigrated to Canada. The letters describe experiences of family, exi...

Johann J. and Helena Wiens family

Cornelius H. and Elisabeth (Fast) Froese family fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC16
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1937

This fond consists of letters, poems, and other written excerpts which were received and preserved by the family of Cornelius and Elisabeth Froese. The items give a picture of life in the former Soviet Union during the 1930s. They show the sense ...

Cornelius H. and Elisabeth (Fast) Froese

Helena Loewen Thiessen fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC 8
  • Fonds
  • 1936-2011

This fonds consists of a set of personal journals from 1936 to 2011, which records people that visited, places she visited and the activities of those she lived close to. There is also a series of notebooks containing personal notes, sometimes at...

Thiessen, Helena Loewen, 1922-2012

Herman Rempel fonds

  • CA MHCA MHC24
  • Fonds
  • 1943-2009

This fonds consists of a transcription of Rempel’s war diary, autobiography, published and unpublished Low German stories and poems including a partial translation of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. The material captures Low German s...

Rempel, Herman, 1915-2008

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