Mennonite Peace and Arbitration Association

Classification scheme: 
XV-84 (s.c.)

Title: Mennonite Peace and Arbitration Association fonds

Dates of creation: 1906-1922

Physical description: 1 folder

Administrative history: In 1906, the Mennonite Conference of Ontario recommended the "organization of a Peace and Arbitration Association in each congregation for the circulation of Peace Literature and for advancing the cause of non-resistance in every legitimate way..." The committee ceased to function in 1922.

Members appointed by the Conference were: S. F. Coffman (1907-1909, 1916-1920), N. Stauffer (1907-1909), David Bergey (1907-1909), Anson Groh, (1910-1922), L.J. Burkholder (1910-1911), Absalom B. Snyder (1910-1911), F. W. Schisler (1910-1922), Leonard W. Hoover (1916-1922), Lewis S. Weber (1921-1922).

Custodial history: Various sources, as described in the file list.

Scope and content: See file list.

Notes: Further materials related to this organization may be found by searching the Archives.
An encyclopedia entry for this organization may be found in GAMEO.
Original archival description created 2013 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.

File list:

  1. Letter from L.W. Hoover to Mary Wideman inviting her to a special meeting of the Association, 1908
    Custodial history: Received from Wilson Hunsberger in 1997.
  2. Constitution of the Association, [190-]
    Custodial history: Copied from the Mennonite Historical Library by L. J. Burkholder, [193-?]. Original Burkholder typescript located in Hist.Mss.1.4.1/R34


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