Series 05 - Coaldale Mennonite Brethren Church

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CA MHSBC 112-05

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Coaldale Mennonite Brethren Church

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  • 1860,1926-1938,1945-1948, 1951-1954, 1960, 1986, 1994-1995 (Creation)

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24 cm of textual records

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Series consists of the following files:
1) Constitution - 1 file (Box 239)
2) Council Minutes, 1952-1955 - 1 file (Box 239)
3) Minutes 1926-1931 - 1 file (Box 239)
4) Minutes 1932-1933 - 1 file (Box 239)
5) Minutes 1933-1935 - 1 file (Box 239)
6) Minutes 1936-1938 - 1 file (Box 239)
7) Minutes 1938-1945 - 1 file (Box 239)
8) Minutes 1945-1955, 1958-1959 - 1 file (Box 239)
9) 25th Anniversary book, 1951; 50th Anniversary Book 1976; A Century of Grace and Witness, 1860-1960
100 Year anniversary of the Mennonite Brethren Church- 1 file (Box 239)
10) Reports, Correspondence, Clipping 1937- 1980, Survey of Coaldale 1956, 1963 - 1 file (Box 239)
11) Yearbooks 1940-1942, 1950, 1954, 1956-1973 - 1 file (Box 239)
12) Yearbooks 1974-1975, 1977, 1980-1982 and Membership lists 1951-1953; The Pioneer 1947-1948 Alberta Mennonite High School Yearbook. - 1 file (Box 239)
13) Alberta Mennonite Brethren Conference Minutes 1947-1953; 1978 and Bericht der Prediger-und Diakonen Konferenz 1944 - 1 file (Box 239)
14) "Wogen und Wellen in der Sturm und Drang, 1956-1957" by Peter H. Regehr; and letter by choir leader Peter J. Dick. 1 file (Box 239)
15) H.H. Kornelsen Collection of reports and essays,observations,meditations and letters to John B. Toews. "The Origins and Wanderings of the Mennonites" speech to the Rotary Club is included. A primary document is included in this file: In 1922, Alvin J. Miller, Director of American Mennonite Relief certifies that H.H. Kornelsen is approved to assist A. M. R. in making arrangments for the opening of relief centres in Ukraine. - 1 file (Box 239)
16) Minutes of "Vertreterversammlung der Mennonitischen Ansiedler Albertas" 1937,1939,1945,1946. - 1 file (Box 239)
17) "Closing of Coaldale Mission is Announced" by Harold Jantz, 1957 - 1 file (Box 239)
18) Remembrance Day Meeting November 11, 1995 held in Gem Alberta. Speeches honouring leaders B.B. Janz, Jacob Siemens, David J.Pankratz were given. Remembering the contributions of their parents were presented by Tina Matthies, Margaret Riediger, John & Margaret Dyck. Henry & Elvira Dueck, Peter Martens highlighted choral singing and music. - 1 file (Box 239)
19) Dedication of Coaldale MB Church building, an account by Elvira Dueck in 1986. - 1 file (Box 238)
20) Coaldale Community Hospital, Planning documents; Correspondence; Formal Opening and dedication in 1934; Board reports; Financial statements; becoming Coaldale Community Health Centre in 2006; Newspaper clipping of the 60th Anniversary celebration in 1994. - 1 file (Box 239)
21) BB Janz file: Minutes of Der ersten Districtkonferenz der Mennoniten Brueder Gemeinde in Alberta abgehalten zu Coaldale, Alberta am Oktober 29, 1929 in dem Hause der Geschwister Peter Klassen - 1 file (Box 239)

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German and English

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These files were given to John B. Toews for safe-keeping. He donated them to MHSBC.

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Record created 8/15/2011
Record modified November 14, 2016

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