Allan B. & Catherine Shirk Shantz

Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.91 (s.c.)

Title: Allan B. & Catherine Shirk Shantz fonds

Dates of creation: 1930-1932, 1936, 1954

Physical description: 1 cm. of textual records

Biographical Sketch: Allan B. Shantz (Aug. 14, 1873-Nov. 14, 1931) was a farmer in the Kitchener, Ontario area. He married Catherine Shirk on Mar. 1, 1898; they had eight children.

Custodial history: Donated by Frank & Eleanor Shantz (50 Blue Springs Dr., Waterloo) in the early 1970s.


Original archival description created 1990s by Sam Steiner.

File list:

1. Several items of correspondence related to the Mennonite Board of Colonization and the immigration of Mennonites from Russia
2. "Prospectus: the Mennonite Colonization Association of North America Limited"
3. Wedding invitation for their daughter, Florence May, to Maxwell Becker
4. Death announcement for Catherine Shirk Shantz


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