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Mennonite Heritage Archives

Winnipeg, Manitoba

As an inter-Mennonite facility the Mennonite Heritage Archives holds the records of individuals, families, congregations, and organizations within the Mennonite community. As a part of Canadian Mennonite University, Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies, and Mennonite Church Canada, the Mennonite Heritage Archives the official repository of the following organizations:

  • Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization (CMBofC)
  • Christian Mennonite Conference – Waisenamt Archive (CMC)
    (formerly Chortizer Mennonite Conference)
  • Evangelical Mennonite Conference (EMC)
  • Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference (EMMC)
  • Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society (MMHS)
  • Mennonite Central Committee Manitoba (MCC Manitoba)
  • Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCC Canada)
  • Mennonite Church Manitoba (MC Manitoba)
  • Mennonite Church Canada (MC Canada)
  • Mennonite Historical Society of Canada (MHSC)
  • Westgate Mennonite Collegiate (WMC)

The archives specializes in the preservation of Prussian, Russian, and Canadian Mennonite community documents.

Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies

Winnipeg, Manitoba

A ministry of the Canadian Conference of MB Churches, the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies (CMBS) resources Mennonite Brethren (MB) churches–their institutions and their people.

The Centre tells past and present stories of the MB community on mission in three ways:

  • preserving, describing, and making accessible historical records of churches, schools, and people
  • assisting in research and writing on topics of historical and theological interest to MBs
  • publishing books and the quarterly magazine, Mennonite Historian

Altona & Area Archive

Altona, Manitoba

Winkler Heritage Society

Winkler, Manitoba

The mission of the Winkler Heritage Society is to promote and encourage public interest in the heritage of Winkler and surrounding communities by preserving and exhibiting records and artifacts from the past, with the intent of connecting the present generation with their forefathers and their contribution to Manitoba.

About the Society

We seek to foster an understanding of and respect for the history and beliefs of the Mennonite people in the past and present, and to challenge them to give new expression to this heritage in the future.