Preservings is the Plett Foundation’s main publication and is aimed at a general audience. The magazine is published twice a year. Contributors to the magazine come from a variety of backgrounds and include both academic and non-academic historians. Each issue of Preservings contains a variety of articles focused on a single theme, and other topics related to the Foundation’s mandate, family histories and biographies, and book reviews. The magazine is edited by Aileen Friesen.
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Mennonites & Alcohol Preservings Fall/Winter 2021

Did you know that one of Poland’s most famous liqueurs was produced by Danzig Mennonites? Or that in the early…
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Exchanges & Connections Preservings Spring/Summer

The summer issue of Preservings was recently mailed to subscribers. Titled “Encounters & Connections,” it features stories of crossings of cultural boundaries…
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“Neighbourly Encounters” – Preservings Fall/Winter 2020

The image on the cover of the latest issue of Preservings is of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, whose construction was funded in…
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“Along the Rails & Into the World” – Preservings Summer 2020

For the first time in over a decade Preservings magazine has a summer issue. Continuing the theme of Mennonites and railways introduced…
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Preservings 2019 Released

The Plett Foundation is happy to bring you the 2019 issue of Preservings! The theme for this issue is Manitoba Mennonites…
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“Mennonite History for Young People” Series Launched

On June 16, 2016 author, Rosabel Fast and Executive Director, Hans Werner traveled to Leamington, Ontario to launch Leaving Canada: The…
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2015 Issue of Preservings has Arrived

We are very excited to announce that the 2015 issue of Preservings has arrived, just in time for your Christmas reading!  The issue…
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New Issue of Preservings

Last week the 2009 issue of Preservings was mailed. For those on our Canadian mailing list, you should get your copy in…
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