Series 21 - Immigration and Emigration

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CA MHSBC 112-21


Immigration and Emigration


  • 1802-1964 (Creation)

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10 cm of textual material

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This series consists of the following files:
Correspondence and reports written by Abram A. Friesen, Benjamin B Janz, F. F. Isaak, B.H. Unruh and others regarding the question of emigration from Russia.
Also includes translated articles on Russian Mennonitism from various sources

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This file is labelled "John B. Toews Private Archive- Russian Mennonitism". The correspondence and reports are organized by year and month. The letters reference the emigration of the Russian Mennonites to America and Mexico from 1921 to 1925.

The Mennonite Colonization Board, The Canadian Board of Colonization, The All Russian Mennonite Agricultural Union, (AMLV), American Mennonite Relief, (AMR), Verband der Buerger Hollaendischer Herkunft, (VBHH) were organizations involved with the emigration of Russian Mennonites .

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