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Mennonite Heritage Centre Archives


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Phone: 204-888-6781; Fax: 204-831-5675
Location: 600 Shaftesbury Blvd.,Winnipeg, MB R3P 0M4
(South of Grant, on the campus of the Canadian Mennonite University)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM. - 4:30PM
Saturday, noon - 5:00PM (Gallery only)
Off hours tours can be arranged, call Ray Dirks at (204) 888 6781

As an inter-Mennonite facility the archives of the Mennonite Heritage Centre holds the records of the Mennonite Church Canada, Mennonite Central Committee, Canadian Mennonite Board of Colonization, Evangelical Mennonites Mission Conference, Prussian and Russian Mennonite community documents, etc., and the personal papers of many individuals.

The MHC offers an Art Gallery.

The MHC is also the creator of a special thematic exhibit about the experience of Conscientious Objectors during World War Two.

Text to Terabyte Project

… is made possible by Otto Klassen's gift to distribute his films.  The project is a joint project between the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies and the Mennonite Heritage Centre of Winnipeg. Both centres are national archival centres and have seen demand for services grow.  At the same time they are facing new challenges and opportunities with new electronic possibilities. Read more...


The Centre has the following services: research assistance, record care and preservation, microfilming.

For an overview of the archival holdings which include the records of individuals and organizations, maps, photographs, audio recordings, sound and moving images and other special collections, see the link to Archival Holdings. The Heritage Centre is also a contributor to (Canadian Archival Information Network) an initiative of the Canadian Council of Archives (Ottawa) with the assistance of the Association for Manitoba Archives. A catalogue of archival descriptions may be accessed through the Manitoba Archival Information Network (MAIN).

The Centre publishes the quarterly newsletter Mennonite Historian, together with the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Winnipeg.

The Centre also houses the rare book collection of the Mennonite Historical Library developed in partnership with the Canadian Mennonite University Library.


Korey Dyck
Connie Wiebe
Conrad Stoesz

Korey Dyck, Director
Projects, Events

Connie Wiebe, Administrative Assistant
General Info., Book Sales, Donations
Conrad Stoesz, Archivist
Research Assistance, Geneology

Comments or requests for research assistance for the Heritage Centre?

Click on the names above to send an email to the Mennonite Heritage Centre staff.