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Hist.Mss.11.1

These microfilms from the Public Archives of Canada, the National Archives of the United States and Bethel College Historical Library were obtained by Frank H. Epp for the Mennonites in Canada history project in the 1970s and 1980s.

PAC Number Department/Agency Subject Matter CGC Microfilm #
RG vol. 195-197 
Files 75785-79160 
Immigration Branch Russian Immigration 1921-46 C-7349 to
C-7350
RG 76 vol. 173-176   
16 parts
Immigration Branch Hutterites and Mennonites, 1872-1949 C-7329 to
C-7350
RG 27 Vol. 1501  
File 2-N-101-1
Labour Department Conscientious Objectors
Mennonites, 1941-42
2518
RG 27 Vol. 991 
File 2-N-101-1
Labour Department Conscientious Objectors 
Mennonites, 1942-43
2518
RC 27 vol. 1514  
File 60-31
Labour Department Mennonite Agricultural 
Advisory Committee, 1943
2518
RG 28 A Vol. 149 
File 3-N-10
Munitions and Supply Department Mennonite Agricultural Advisory
Committee, Extraction of Soya Bean oil, 1943
2518
RG 29 Vol. 287
File 402-2-5
National Health and Welfare Department Immigration, Immigration, General, Mennonites
Admission to Canada, 1922-39
2518
RG 35 Vol. 21  
File 13 (p. 1-2) 
Interdepartmental Committees Dept, of Labour, wartime history of Alternative Service Branch with Appendix, Hutterites, Doukhobors, and others, 1942-46 2518
RG 7, G 20 Vol. 142,  143, 144, File 2522 Governor General Minister of Agriculture, German Mennonites in Russia, June, 1872 2590
RG 22 Vol. 82 
Docket 517 
Northern Affairs/National Resources Manual for instruction for camps providing work for Mennonites & conscientious objectors under the
alternative service work camps, 1941
2590
RG 76, vol. 14950  
Files 35550, pt.4-
36013, p. 1
Immigration Branch Immigration work amongst Mennonites in Europe, G. Ens of Rosthern, Sask., 1897-1905 C-7307
RG 76, Vol. 160-161 
Files 40281, pt. 20- 
41303, MI
Immigration Branch Mennonite emigrants from Russia and others not considered as desirable as Mennonites, Hutterites,
and Doukhobors, 1872-1949
C-7317
RG 24, Cl, Vol. 115  
File 71GS-1 (vol.1-3)
National Defence Exemption of Mennonites from military service, 1908-1940: Klaas Peters case 2518
RG 7 G 21 Vol. 653  
File 37523
Governor General Mennonites, Mennonite emigration from Russia, 1921 - Established colony in Paraguay, in Mexico. British protection for Mennonites emigrating from Canada.
Reports: Dr. George Leibbrandt, Prof. Ernest Correll, 1872-73, 1921-39
2518
RG 13 A2, Vol. 232  
File 353
Department of Justice Complaint by Mennonites of being fined for sending children to private schools, 1919 2518
RG 13 A2, Vol. 307  
File 1388/26
Department of Justice Mennonite exodus to Mexico, 1926 2518
RG 13 A, Vol. 308 
File 1600
Department of Justice Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization complaint made by judge, 1926 2518
RG 19 E 20, Vol. 589  
File 155-0-347
Department of Finance Sale of Dominion of Canada Securities to Mennonites, 1941-46 2518
RG 25 G 1, Vol. 1166  File 1882 Department of External Affairs Appreciation of Mennonite General Conference (for religious privileges enjoyed) 1915 2518
RG 25 G 1 Vol. 1187  
File 3029
Department of External Affairs Emigration of Mennonites from Russia, 1916 2518
RG 25, G 1, Vol. 1224 File 570-18 Department of External Affairs Emigration of Mennonites from U.S. to Canada, 1918 2518
RG 25 A2 Vol. 183 
File C/17/85
Department of External Affairs Scheme of Canadian Mennonites to remove to Paraguay, 1921 2518
RG 25 Aw Vol. 203  
File 144/80
Department of External Affairs Migration of Mennonites from Ukraine to Canada, 1922-23 2590
RG 39 Al, Vol. 41  
File 49810 (vol.1-2)
Department of Forestry War effort, alternative service camps, conscientious objectors, Mennonites, etc. 1940-41 2590
RG 24 Vol. 741 
File 32-40 
Wartime Price and Control Board National relief agencies, includes Canadian Mennonite Relief Committee, etc. 1944-47 2590
RG 80 Vol. 22 
File T14-127
Board of Grain Commissioners Labour situation of Canadian grain elevators (Hutterites and Mennonites employed as grain handlers at the Lakehead), 1943-44 2590
RG 88 Vol. 20  
File SE 3-29-3
Surveys & mappings Re: Alternative service work camps (for Doukhobors, Mennonites, and other conscientious objectors) 1941 2590
RG 88 Vol. 41-42 
File U-1000 (pts.1-3)
Surveys & Mappings Conscientious Objectors, 1941-43 2590 (vol. 41) 2607 (vol. 42)
RG 88 Vol. 42  
File U-1000-334
Surveys & Mappings Conscientious objectors, 1941-43 2607
RG 88 Vol. 43-47  
File U-1001
Surveys & Mappings Conscientious Objectors, 1941-47 2607 (vol.43-45) 2030 (Vol.45-47)
RG 76 Vol. 358-360 
File 424060-429515, pt.1
Immigration Branch Hutterite colonies in U.S., Settlement in Canada, 1929-40 C-10262
RG 76 Vol. 367-368 
Files 481696-491991 
Pt. 3
Immigration Branch Colony of Amish Mennonites to be located in Alberta, 1906 C-10268
RG 76 Vol. 16-17  
File 142, pts. 10-147 
part 13
Immigration Branch Emigration of Mennonites from the U.S., Julius Siemens, 1891-1900 C-4674
RG 24 C 1, Vol. 5953  
File HQ 1064-30-67 
vol. 3
Department of National Defence Conscientious Objectors, 1914-1945 2030
RG 25 G 1, Vol. 13-1  
File 1152
Department of External Affairs Establishment of Colony of Mennonites in Paraguay and Mexico, 1921-23 2518
RG 25 G 1, Vol. 1472  
File 416 C
Department of External Affairs Mennonites migrating from Canada to Paraguay, and land titles, 1926-35 2518
RG 25 G 1, Vol. 1558  
File 44C
Department of External Affairs Immigration to Canada of Mennonites from Russia, 1929-30 2518
RG 25 G 1, Vol. 1723  
File 930
Department of External Affairs Relief for Russian famine sufferers, Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization, 1934-35 2518
RG 25 G 1, Vol 1724   
File 5CB
Department of External Affairs Return of Canada of Mennonites from Mexico, 1935-38 2518
RG 25 G 1, Vol. 1879  
File 720
Department of External Affairs Publication of dispatches of Mennonite emigration from Russia to Canada, 1938-39 2518
RG 24 G 1, Vol. 2029  
File HW 1064-30-95
Department of National Defence Conscientious Objectors, 1918 2030
MG 26 Jl Vol. 116  . King Papers Mennonite Immigration to Canada from Russia, 1920s; Prime minister Mackenzie King and the Mennonites; David Toews; Gerhard Ens 2518
RG 26 Vol. 122 
File 3-32-4, pts 1-2
Department of Citizenship & Immigration Doukhobors, 1950; Mennonite immigration from Mexico to Canada, 1930-50; Amish emigration from U.S. to Ontario, 1950's and 1960s; Mennonites in Bolivia, 1960's; Mennonites in Mexico, 1960's; Hutterites in Canada, General, military exemptions, Canada WWI - Mennonites and Tunkers 2518
National Archives of the U.S. Number Department Subject Matter CGC Microfilm #
RG 163  Selective Service System 1917-19 Mennonites and American Civil  War; use of Mennonites for essential Agricultural work, 1942; importation of Russian Mennonite farming techniques to the USA; conscientious objectors, Mennonites, 1943 (soil conservation camps); Mennonite farming practices in Pa. and Kan. during 18th and 19th centuries. C 9501 Roll #1
RG 60  Department of Justice Conscientious objection, Mennonites and Hutterites, WWI; South Dakota Mennonites, 1920; Mennonite emigration from Canada to Mississippi, 1920; Mennonite emigration from Canada to Alabama, 1921; Mennonite emigration from Canada to Mexico, 1922; Mennonite emigration from Canada to California, 1924; Mennonite emigration from Canada to Paraguay, 1926; Russian Mennonite emigration to Canada and the US, 1920's C 9502 Roll #1
RG 75  Bureau of Indian Affairs Russian Mennonite emigration to US, 1870's C 9502 Roll #2
RG 48  Office of the Interior, Lands and Railway Division Mennonites and American Indians; U.S. Alternative service camps (irrigation) - WW I C 9502 Roll #2
RG 75    Mennonites and American Indians C 9502 Roll #2
Bethel College Historical Library   Subject Matter CGC Microfilm #
    Johann P. Wall - Diary of the Old Colony Delegation to South America, 1919; Statistics of the Old Colony Mennonites from 1910-1949 - Manitoba and Mexico; Letters of the grade school pupils at Hoffnungsfeld, Cuauhtemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico for their teacher David Harder; the Mexican Privilegium granted to the Old Colony; Manitoba school's problem and the Old Colony Mennonites; Old Colony Mennonite emigration from Canada to the US and Mexico, 1920's C 9502 Roll #3

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