Fonds 71 - Sharon Collegiate Institute fonds

Graduates of Sharon Mennonite Collegiate Male Quartet Students at Sharon Mennonite Collegiate Institute Graduates Students and staff assembly Students and staff assembly

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CA MHSBC 71

Title

Sharon Collegiate Institute fonds

Date(s)

  • 1945-1975 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

61 cm of textual records
3 photos

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Name of creator

(1945-1969)

Administrative history

  • In 1945 Sharon Mennonite Collegiate Institute was established under the leadership of Johannes Harder.
  • Yarrow Mennonite Brethren Church temporarily combined the Bible School and the High School.
  • In 1947 a 13- classroom structure was built on Wilson Road. Grades seven, eight and thirteen were added.
  • In 1949, due to declining enrollment and building debts, the school closed.
  • In 1951 Sharon Mennonite Collegiate was established with 62 students and 3 teachers.
  • The school continued to function until 1969.

Archival history

1994 005 - MEI Archives
1997 010 - Agatha Klassen
2008 054 - Lydia Isaak

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of the following series:
1) History - 1945-1969 (1 file ) - Box 180
2) Constitution and Bylaws - 1947-1953, 1972, 1975 (1 file) - Box 180
3) Minutes - 1946-1969 (6 files) - Box 180
4) Correspondence - 1949-1969 (2 files) - Box 180
5) Financial Records - 1947-1968 (3 files) - Box 180
6) Reports - 1948-1975 (5 files) - Box 180
7) Lists - 1949-1966 (3 files) - Box 180
8) Student Records - 1946-1969 (26 files) - Box 180-181
9) Tests - 1946-1968 (8 files) - Box 181
10) Publications - 1945-1964 (4 files) - Box 181
11) Clippings - 1949-1963 (1 file) - Box 181
12) Photographs

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All of the student records are confidential

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English

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The 1963 Cardinal is in the main library under call #REF BC Sch SHA 1963

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Publications include MEI Echo - Sharon Echo, The Vine, The Sharon Chatterer, Alumni Newsletters

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419

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Record created October 02, 2014
Record modified March 12, 2015

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