The D.F. Plett Historical Research Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit private charity founded in 1996 to support and promote projects related to the cultural background, the migration and settlement, and descendant communities of the conservative Mennonites who came to Manitoba from Imperial Russia in the 1870s.
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Interested in Studying Mennonite History?
The Plett Foundation offers Master’s, PhD, postdoctoral, and short-term visiting fellowships for studying and...
“Mennonites & Alcohol” – Preservings Fall/Winter 2021
Did you know that one of Poland’s most famous liqueurs was produced by Danzig...
“Exchanges & Connections” – Preservings Spring/Summer 2021
The summer issue of Preservings was recently mailed to subscribers. Titled “Encounters & Connections,”...
“Neighbourly Encounters” – Preservings Fall/Winter 2020
The image on the cover of the latest issue of Preservings is of St....