Mennonite Publishing Company (Elkhart, IN)

Classification scheme: 
XV-74 (s.c.)

Title: Mennonite Publishing Company fonds

Date(s) of creation: 1908

Physical description: 4 pages of textual material

Administrative history: Chartered in 1875, the Mennonite Publishing Company was located in Elkhart, Indiana. A stock company, it was forced into bankruptcy in 1903 and sold its periodical publications (Herald of Truth andMennonitische Rundschau) to the Mennonite Publication Board of the Mennonite Church. The Company published both books and periodicals in German and English serving Mennonites and Amish Mennonites. It's charter ended in 1925. For more information see "Mennonite Publishing Company (Elkhart, Indiana, USA)" in the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encylopedia Online.

Custodial history: Donated by Ralph Shantz in 2011.

Scope and content: The fonds consists of two 1908 Christmas gift flyers, one in English and one in German. 

Last updated 23-Jun-2011 by Laureen Harder-Gissing

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