File 1 - Jacob W. Toews letters

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CA MHSBC 112-18-1


Jacob W. Toews letters


  • 1927-1943 (Creation)

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Jakob W Toews (1847-1933) family correspondence. Jakob W Toews corresponded extensively with his son Gerhard Jakob Toews (1903-1984) who emigrated to Canada in 1926. Some of Gerhard's siblings remained in Ukraine and perished there.
Letters from Susan, Agnes, Lena and Elizabeth are included in this file. The original letters were transcribed by Katharine Hooge. They are grouped by date beginning in 1927 and ending in 1943 when the three sisters died. - (10 files) Box 262
1.1) 1927
1.2) 1928
1.3) 1920
1.4) 1930
1.5) 1931
1.6) 1932
1.7) 1934
1.8) 1935
1.9) 1936-1937
1.10) 1939-1940 Box 262

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John B Toews translated many of the letters into English. Toews book "Letters from Susan" is based on this letter collection.

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