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Zaporozhe Archives (A.S. Tedeev) Collection

  • Collection
  • 1995

This collection contains records pertaining from at least 6 different fonds in the State Archive of the Zaporozhe Region. They include the Berdyansk Uezd Steppe Forestry Department (Fond 250), the Alexandrovsk Uezd Land Survey Commission (Fond 230), the Melitopol Uezd Statistical Bureau (Fond 255), the Berdyansk Uezd Land Survey Office (Found 263), the A.A. Koop Agricultural Equipment and Machinery Factory (Fond 158) and the Zaporozhe Okrug Executive Committee (Fond 316). The materials focus roughly on four themes – forestry, description of land and estate possessions, business correspondence and emigration.

Isaac H. Warkentin collection

  • Collection
  • 1988-2009

This collections contains a photocopy of a journal written in 1919 by a young woman, Katharina Hildebrandt (1901-1920), who was engaged to be married to Johann Isaac Warkentin, who was murdered on 26 October 1919 in Eichenfeld, South Russia. The collection also includes a Hildebrandt family register of birth and death dates of the children of Heinrich David Hildebrandt (1870-1919), father of Katharina, who also was murdered at the Eichenfeld massacre on October 26, 1919. Another item is a 1988 transcript of an interview of Isaac Warkentin (1908), a brother of Johann who died in 1919.

Warkentin, Isaac, 1936-2010

Mennonite Church (Region I) Canada fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1979-1994

This fonds consists of the financial record which the bookkeeper from 1980-1993 passed on to the Conference of Mennonites in Canada finance office in 1994, when they took over the bookkeeping responsibilities. There are minutes of Mennonite Church (Region I) Canada Coordinating/Planning commitee, minutes of the annual general meetings of Mennonite Church International for 1988-1993, detailed financial statements for 1993, and the bookkeeper's correspondence.

Mennonite Church (Region I) Canada

Portage Mennonite Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-2011

This fonds contains minutes, notes, reports, correspondence, administrative files, weekly announcments, program bulletins, and membership records which show the functions and activities of the :Portage Mennonite Church.

Portage Mennonite Church

United German School of North Kildonan fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973-1984

This fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, annual financial statements, lists of teachers and students, and detailed financial information for the years just prior to is closing and the dispersement of its assets.

United German School of North Kildonan

The House of Heinrich [Epp] collection

  • CA MHCA MHC 10
  • Collection
  • 1972-2010

This collection contains the correspondence collected by Anna Epp Ens in conjunction with a number of Epp family reunions and the publications associated with this family. In 1975 the descendants of Heinrich Epp (1811-1863) met at the International Peace Gardens and Camp Koinonia south of Boissevain, Manitoba. Out of this gathering grew the request that a book be compiled and published. Anna Epp Ens took up the task supported by a book committee, which led to the publication of the book "The House of Heinrich: The Story of Heinrich Epp..." The collection also includes the photographs that were collected (and published) as well as files related to publishing a newsletter and organizing subsequent reunions, and the update of data distributed on a CD ROM in Brother's Keeper Format in 2010.

Isaac "Ike" Froese fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1963-2003

This fonds consists of a sampling of key documents which Ike Froese preserved from his life’s passion and work related to how he worked within the Mennonite Church to relate and minister amoung North American aboriginal people. Correspondence, news clippings, and research papers are found in this fonds. The files include information on the history of Mennonite Pioneer Mission and Conference of Mennonites in Canada Native Ministry programs, especially from 1970 to 1980, but also there are a few documents from the 1980s and 1990s. The fonds contains one series of textual materials and another of photographs, which show people, place and events of significance to his life.

Froese, Isaac "Ike", 1927-2010

Peter B. Paetkau fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1961-2011

This fonds includes the personal papers of Peter Paetkau such as the journals he kept from 1961-2007, his autobiography entited "Seasons of my Life", letters received, sketches drawn, poetry and letters written. There are genealogical files and articles he wrote on family history. There are also files which document his involvment with organizations such as the Mennonite Literary Society, Parallel Press Club and the Winnipeg Bach Festival. There are photographs and sound recordings that document historical events and institutional life such as concerts, graduations, openings, recitals, lectures and anniversaries.

Paetkau, Peter B., 1940-2011

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