The Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta seeks to foster, preserve and celebrate the heritage of Mennonites in Alberta.
We maintain an archives and library and welcome inquiries and visits by persons interested in any aspect of the Mennonite experience. We publish a newsletter (The Chronicle) occasional papers and books, and hold historical conferences twice a year. We assist historians, genealogists and researchers interested in biographical. local and institutional histories.
MHSA 2022 Fall Conf Poster Swalwell Update: Our 2022 Fall Conference is coming up on Saturday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Swalwell Country Church, 301043 Range Road 250, Linden AB T0M 1J0. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Brent Wiebe will be presenting Treasures of the Archives: Recently discovered Tsarist Maps & the Mennonites, Ukraine today & assisting refugees. Menno Klaassen will be speaking about Donating your personal papers to a Mennonite archives. Conference registration by donation. Light lunch & socializing to follow. See poster for more details (linked above).
MHSA 2022 Spring Conference – poster: Please note our Spring Conference 2022 is coming up on Saturday May 14 at 2:00 p.m. via ZOOM! See link in poster (no pre-registration required). We will be streaming Paul Plett’s film I am a Mennonite, starring Yulia Asraf, Candice Bergen, Tina Dyck and more. Commentary and Q & A to follow with director Paul Plett.
MHSA 2021 AGM Poster May 21-22: Please note our 2022 AGM is coming up on Saturday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m. via ZOOM. Members will be apprised of the details by email prior to the AGM.