Classification scheme: 
Hist.Mss.1.297 (s.c.)

Title: Mary Groh fonds

Dates of creation: 1962-1964

Physical description: 2 cm of textual records

Biographical sketch: Mary Groh taught in the Teachers Abroad Program (TAP), a project of Mennonite Central Committee, from 1962-1969. She taught at the Kahuhia Girls' High School near Fort Hall (Murang'a), Kenya. Rather than keeping a journal, she wrote letters home to her parents in Bloomingdale, Ontario, and other family members.

Custodial history: Donated to the Archives by Lyal Deckert in 2015

Scope and content: The fonds consists of three booklets of typed transcriptions. The letters were transcribed by Mary Groh 50 years after her experiences.The booklets cover the period 1962-1964. The booklets are illustrated with personal photographs.

Notes: For additional photographs related to this fonds search the Mennonite Archival Image Database.
Further materials related to this fonds may be found by searching the Archives.
An encyclopedia entry for this congregation may be found in GAMEO.
Original archival description created 2016 by Laureen Harder-Gissing.

File list:

  1. Kenya 1962: deja vu: A year at the Kahuhia Girls' High School, letters from Mary Groh, TAP teacher
  2. Glory days: Kenya, 1963
  3. Kahuhia and beyond: letters from Kenya, 1964


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