Fonds Volume 3389, 4465-4469, 4557-4567 - Mennonite Writers Collection.

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Mennonite Writers Collection.

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CA MHCA Volume 3389, 4465-4469, 4557-4567

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  • 193-?-196-? (Creation)

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1.4 meters of textual records.

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The collection was created and used by a number of people associated with the Menno Simons College, University of Winnipeg which included Professors Harry Loewen, Victor G. Doerksen, Elisabeth Peters, Al Reimer and George K. Epp.

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This collection was transferred to MHC from Menno Simons College, Winnipeg, in 1996

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This collection consists of the unpublished writings from a number of "Russlaender" (Russian Mennonite) authors who were active in Canada from the 1930s to the 1960s.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.

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The Mennonite Writers Collection was organized and archived by Irene Blank in the summer of 1997.

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Mainly in German

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