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  1. Friesen, John W., fonds, 1984, 2 cm

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    Accession 2021.005

    Title and Physical Description:

    Friesen, John W., fonds, 1984, 2cm

    Administrative/Biographical History

    John W. Friesen, born in Saskatchewan, was for many years a professor with the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary.  He holds several university degrees including a D. Min from Christian Bible College and a Ph. D. from the University of Kansas.  He is best known for his numerous articles and several books on indigenous spirituality and culture, but has also examined aspects of Mennonite religious and educational history.

    Custodial History

    This manuscript was donated by Peter Dyck of Calgary

    Scope and Content

    This 36-page manuscript, entitled “Concepts of Mennonites in School Curricula,” is based on a study undertaken as part of the conceived mandate of the Mennonite Bicentennial Commissionof Waterloo, Ontario, and was undertaken at their request.

    Source of the Accession

    Donated by Peter Dyck of Calgary.