Collection HM1/980 - Aaron and Marie Herr Papers

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Reference code

US MCUSAA HM1/980

Title

Aaron and Marie Herr Papers

Date(s)

  • 1946-1952 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

0.20 Linear Feet; 1 half archives box

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Scope and content

This small set of personal papers documents the Herrs' work in post World War II China with Mennonite Central Committee.  The papers include photographs, MCC "China Relief Notes" Newsletter (incomplete), a letter from relief workers in early 1950s China, and a videocassette copy of 16 mm film of their time in China.  The photographs and video depict MCC workers, Russian refugees, Chinese orphanage workers, distribution of supplies by MCC workers, and daily life in China.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Flat

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Conditions governing access

These materials are open for public research.

Conditions governing reproduction

Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the Mennonite Church USA Archives.

Language of material

  • English

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ArchonInternalCollectionID:492

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Dates of creation revision deletion

2011-04-06

Language(s)

  • English

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