Fonds 122 - Epp Klassen family fonds

Family photo Liese's wedding Anna and Eduard Eduard and Ari's mother in coffin Mother in coffin surrounded by daughters Two women on a lawn beside a home Lions Gate Bridge Three adults standing on rocks 4 people examing gravestones

Identity area

Reference code

CA MHSBC 122

Title

Epp Klassen family fonds

Date(s)

  • 1959-1997 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

24 cm of textual records
6 bxw photos
4 col photos
1 postcard

Context area

Name of creator

(1895-1949)

Biographical history

Letters were sent from Peter Klassen's family, who were quite wealthy and because they thought things would improve decided to stay in Russia. Their correspondence with the Klassen and Epp family eventually was handed over to Ruth Derksen Siemens by Margaret Epp Wedel. Ruth donated them to the Archives.

Name of creator

(1900-1987)

Biographical history

Archival history

Donated by Ruth Derksen Siemens

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Fonds is arranged in the following series:
1) Correspondence - Luise Klassen 1959-1991 - (6 files) Boxes 276
2) Correspondence - Agnes Klassen, 1937, 1954-1984 - (4 files) Box 277
3) Correspondence - miscellaneous (no dates) - 1 (1 file) Box 277
4) Correspondence, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1988, 1989 - (1 file) Box 277
5) Photographs and Letters - 1972-1989 - (1 file) Box 277

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

letters need to be handled with care

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Letters are written in German.

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Notes area

Note

Title is based on contents of the fonds

Note

Letters from Russia to Canada

Alternative identifier(s)

InMagic Description ID

367

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Dates of creation revision deletion

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