Series 8 - Mennonite Book Club / Mennonite Books

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ORG-8

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Mennonite Book Club / Mennonite Books

Date(s)

  • 1982-2004 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records

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(1982-)

Administrative history

The Society established "Book Club" in 1984 with a goal to provide good marketing of Mennonite related books. Notices were placed in various Mennonite periodicals. Within a year the book club membership was over 200. When the volunteers that provided the service for what was largely a mail order venture retired, the service was taken over by Gilbert Brandt of Brandt Family Enterprises, a private party, who continued to market Mennonite Books.

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This series includes reports (1983-1991) correspondence (1982-2004) and publicity (1986-2002).

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  • Box: Volumes