Classification scheme: 
Hist. Mss. 1.97

Title: Elizabeth Wenger fonds

Dates of creation: 1982

Physical description​: 5 cm. of photographic and textual records

Biographical sketch​: Elizabeth Wenger (1946-    ) grew up in Goshen, Indiana, the youngest child of John C. Wenger and Ruth D. Detweiler. She suffered from physical disabilities. She became an artist using needlepoint and petitpoint, creating tapestries. In 1982 she had an exhibit of her works at Conrad Grebel College.

Custodial history: Fonds created by the Mennonite Archives of Ontario, 1982.

Scope and content​: The fonds consists of an album of photographs, exhibit notes and newspaper clippings from the exhibit and Wenger's later work.


See also the tape of a worship service at Rockway Mennonite Church, October 31, 1982.

Original archival description created  by Sam Steiner.


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