Archive intern to examine Mennonite communal life

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Jordan Duerrstein is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2017. The selection committee chose Jordan from several strong candidates from universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

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Project and archival grants awarded

Friday, January 13, 2017

Stephanie Chase, Abe J. Dueck, Zacharie Leclair and Conrad Stoesz are the 2016 recipients of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s MB studies project grants.

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Historical Commission announces grants

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Historical Commission is announcing two new grants for 2016–2017. With the three existing annual grants, this brings to five the number of funded initiatives aimed at fostering…

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Mennonite Archival Image Database grows

Monday, June 13, 2016

On the eve of its first anniversary, the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) welcomes the Mennonite Library & Archives (ML&A) at Fresno (Cal.) Pacific University as our newest archival partner.

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Documentary captures CO experience

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Last Objectors Writer/Director: Andrew Wall Producer: Trevor Suffield Executive Producers: Kyle Bornais, Cam Bennett “The [Mennonite Heritage Centre] archives wanted to capture the spirit of conscientious objectors…

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CMBS announces summer archival intern

Monday, February 22, 2016

Andrew Brown is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2016.

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Memories from MAID

Friday, January 1, 2016

Remember that dot matrix printer with the tractor feed? Elizabeth Esau takes registrations at an Ontario conference, circa 1987. Photo (NP149-01-2675) from the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies…

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Peace that permeates

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

People were skeptical when intern Elizabeth Wittrig announced her research topic for the MB archives: women’s voices and the Anabaptist peace witness. Wittrig was the 2015 summer archive…

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Online Mennonite photo database “the future of digital community archives”

Saturday, March 21, 2015

After two years of design and development, the Mennonite Archival Image Database (MAID) is live for public use at archives.mhsc.ca. “Never before has the public had this kind…

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Mennonite Brethren and the Holy Spirit

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

On Saturday morning at Manitoba’s Assembly 2015, Jon Isaak, director of the Centre for MB Studies in Winnipeg, presented a brief history of Mennonite Brethren engagement with Spirit-led,…

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Summer 2015 archival intern announced

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Liz Wittrig is the recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s summer archival internship for 2015. The selection committee chose Liz from several strong candidates from Mennonite universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

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CMBS “a godsend” for Anglicans’ TRC documentation

Friday, February 28, 2014

“I can’t imagine what we would have done without the hospitality you showed us here,” Gloria Romaniuk, archivist at the Anglican Diocese of Rupert’s Land, said to Jon Isaak, director of Winnipeg’s Centre for MB Studies at a thank-you tea Feb. 26, 2014.

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Japanese pastor will explore MB archives

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Yoshio Fujii is 2014’s recipient of the Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission’s archival internship. The selection committee chose Yoshio from a strong field of candidates from various universities and colleges in the U.S. and Canada.

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Baptist book illuminates MB history

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Winnipeg     A book written 100 years ago by a German Baptist minister provides insight into the relationship among Mennonite Brethren and German Baptist churches in German communities…

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Grant applications open

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Historical Commission of the U.S. and Canadian Mennonite Brethren Churches again offer two funded initiatives in 2014.

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