Fonds Volume 5014:4 - Abraham B. Hiebert fonds

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Abraham B. Hiebert fonds

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MHCA Volume 5014:4

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  • 1877-1924, 2002 (Creation)

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3 cm of textual records

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The letters to the Hiebert family were found in Greenfarm, Manitoba during the disposition of the Jacob B. Hildebrand estate and are now owned by son Peter and Irene Hildebrand. Jacob Hildebrand was the grandson of Abraham B. Hiebert. Ed Falk donated the translations of the letters to the Mennonite Heritage Centre.

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This fonds consists of transcribed and translated letters written to Dr. Abraham B. Hiebert and his family by family and friends in Russia, United States, and Canada. Some letters are general correspondence, others are letters requesting medical assistance, or invitations to funerals. The letters show the connection of family members in various countries, the importance of doctors, and current events in the Mennonite communities. Ed Falk transliterated and translated the letters and added footnotes and appendixes with the help of Peter Wiebe and his son Bruce Wiebe.

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Described by Conrad Stoesz June 17, 2002

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