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Collection C0005 - Mennonite history manuscripts and booklets.
CA ACU SPC C0005
Mennonite history manuscripts and booklets.
- 19--?-1976 (Creation)
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Canadian businessman and amateur historian. Resided in Winnipeg, Man.
Acquired in 1984.
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File consists of manuscripts of two works tracing the history of Mennonites in Russia and their emigration to North America; and two booklets about Mennonites. Item 1 titled Vor 40 Jahren in Ruszland (136 p.). Item 2, untitled, explores the history of Russian Mennonites, ca. 1870-1950; item includes table of contents and twenty chapters (ca. 1080 p.); first chapter titled Aus der Volkischen Vorgeschichte der ruszlandischen Mennoniten. Items 3 and 4 titled respectively Eichenfeld-Dubowka by Heinrich Toews and Aus Schwerer Zeit by Jakob F. Isaak; both booklets undated.
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Text in German.
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Typescript; typescript (mimeograph); printed material.