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Aberdeen Mennonite Brethren Church Fonds
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CMBS BF508; Microfilm: R15, pp. 841-1155; R47, pp. 960-1248.
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27 cm of textual records
one microfilm reel
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Many of the records were microfilmed in 1978 through the work of the Historical Commission of the Mennonite Brethren Conference. The textual records came to the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies in 1996 from the Bethany Bible School in Saskatchewan, where they had been housed, probably since the microfilming was done in 1978. In 2002 the Jugendverein records were donated to the archives.
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This fonds consists of the following series: Membership and family records including a history of the church (in the German Gothic script), baptisms, births, and deaths; financial records including church land transaction records, records of missions contributions, church offerings, and contributions of the church and individuals; congregational minutes and library records; Jugendverein (young peoples) records. Most of these documents are in bound form and are also available on microfilm except for the young peoples materials.
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Description updated October 17, 2002 by Conrad Stoesz.
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