Mennonite Heritage Archives Officially Opens Under New Partnership

Some 50 people gathered on June 1 to celebrate the opening of the Mennonite Heritage Archives (formerly Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives). The MHA now operates under a new three-way partnership that will own and manage the archives.


Mennonite Heritage Archives opening, June 1, 2017

The partners are the Centre for Transnational Mennonite Studies at the University of Winnipeg, of which the Plett Foundation is a part, Canadian Mennonite University, and Mennonite Church Canada. This partnership will put the Archives on a strong financial footing and build its transnational holdings.

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Representing the new partnership at the MHA opening were (left to right): Cheryl Pauls (CMU), Willard Metzger (MC Canada), Royden Loewen (CTMS) and Gordon Zerbe (CMU).

A more elaborate grand opening is planned for October 5. Watch our website for more details to come!

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