Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.11.6

Dates of creation: 1926-1950; microfilmed in 1977

10 reels of microfilm (16 mm.)

The fonds consists of correspondence by Jacob H. Janzen (1878-1950). Janzen was born in South Russia and immigrated to Canada in 1924. He was elder of the Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite Church, 1926-50 and Home Mission Worker in Canada, 1925-50.

A manuscript collection housed at the Mennonite Archives of Ontario is found at Hist.1.22.

Custodial history: The originals are housed at the Mennonite Library and Archives, North Newton, Kansas. The microfilms were produced in 1977 by Henry Paetkau and Sam Steiner.

Reel #    Dates of Correspondence

  1. April 1926-February 1928
  2. February 1928 - November 1929
  3. December 1929-July 1931
  4. August 1931-April 1933
  5. May 1933-November 1935
  6. December 1935-Feburary 1938
  7. February 1938-January 1941
  8. Feburary 1941-March 1943
  9. March 1943-September 1945
  10. October 1945-January 1950

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