Fonds Volume 4882 - T.D. Regehr fonds

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T.D. Regehr fonds

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CA MHCA Volume 4882

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  • 1906-1989 (Creation)

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31 cm of textual records

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Theodore D. Regehr was born in Coldale, Alberta, in 1937. After completing high school and university Regehr received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Alberta. Regehr has worked as an archivist at the Public Archives in Ottawa and as a Professor of History at the University of Saskatchewan. He is the author of several books, including The Canadian Northern Railway and Mennonites in Canada 1939-1970: A People Transformed. In 1986, Dr. T.D. Regehr with assistance from his uncle, J.I. Regehr, began to gather information and material for the purpose of writing a history of the Alexanderkrone Zentralschule in Southern Russia. The result was the publication of For Everything a Season: A History of the Alexanderkrone Zentralschule in 1988. Jacob I. Regehr (1897-1989) was born in Kleefeld, Southern Russia. He was both a student and a teacher at the Alexanderkrone Zentraschule in Russia. After emigrating to Canada, he attended high school and university and taught school Saskatchewan and Alberta. J.I. Regehr retired to Clearbrook, British Colombia where he passed away in 1989.

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Professor T.D. Regehr deposited this material at the Mennonite Heritage Centre, Winnipeg in July of 1997.

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This fonds consists of research files related to the writing of the history of the Alexanderkrone Zentralschule in Southern Russia which published under the title

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Arranged and described by Myron Dyck in July 2000,

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Finding aid consists of a series description with and inventory file list.

Online version of finding aid available at:,%20T.D.%20fonds.htm

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Associated material: University of Saskatchewan Archives, T.D. Regehr fonds, Fonds 60.

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Some records in German.

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