Fonds 87 - Cornelius Franz (C.F.) Klassen fonds

Dietrich Jacob Klassen portrait Saying good-bye to Sir Edward Beatty Discussion after a Coaldale Mennonite Brethren church service Girls giving flowers to Sir Edward Beatty Presentation to Sir Edward Beatty Presentation to Col. J. S. Dennis Coaldale Mennonite Brethren Church and Bible School Coaldale Mennonite Brethren Church and Bible School C.F.Klassen The 50th anniversary of Johannes Foth as preacher in Germany Women with one child

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Cornelius Franz (C.F.) Klassen fonds


  • 1908-1985 (Creation)

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20 cm of textual records
11 photographs

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1988 003 was donated by Henry Wiens
2006 008 was donated by Walfried Klassen
2019 059 was donated by Becky Ouelette

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Fonds is arranged in the following series:
1) Diaries, November/December 1947 - (1 file) Box 199
2) Correspondence, 1947 (3 files) - Box 199
3) Minutes & Reports, 1946-1956 - (1 file) Box 199
4) Financial Records, 1950, 1954 - (1 file) Box 199
5) Reports, 1926-1954 - (1 file) Box 199
6) Research Material, 1936-1954 - (4 files) Box 199
7) Board of Colonization, 1931-1935, 1947 - (3 files) Box 199
8) Reiseschuld, 1939 - (1 file) Box 199
9) Sir Edward Beatty Visit to Coaldale, AB - 1937 - (1 file) Box 199
10) Personal Meditations, Herb Klassen - (1 file) Box 199
11) Clippings - (1 file) Box 199
12) Photographs (including photocopies) - (1 file) Box 199
13) Ephemera - (1 file) Box 199

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Most records are in German.

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The fonds includes contributions from Herbert Klassen, son of C.F. Klassen.

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Record created December 30, 2008
Record modified March 12, 2015
Record modified December 9, 2019, LJK





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