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Lois Gunden Clemens Papers


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Master Sheets and Drafts of PhD Dissertation

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Lois Gunden Clemens Papers, 1901-1996 | Mennonite Church USA Archives

By Natasha Sawatsky-Kingsley

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Collection Overview

Title: Lois Gunden Clemens Papers, 1901-1996Add to your cart.

ID: HM1/926

Primary Creator: Clemens, Lois Gunden (1915-)

Other Creators: Gunden, Agnes Albrecht (1888-1963)

Extent: 9.5 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: flat

Date Acquired: 02/10/2000. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Group homes for children - France, International relief - France, Mennonite Central Committee - Europe, Mennonite women, Volunteers - France, World War, 1939-1945

Forms of Material: Correspondence, Diaries, Photographs

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers and photographs in this collection include Lois Gunden Clemen's relief work in France under Mennonite Central Committee from 1941 to 1944. They also document her work as an educator and author, her Conrad Grebel Lectures, her work with Women's Missionary and Service Commission and other Mennonite-related organizations, her involvement with American Association Of University Women, and correspondence with her future husband Ernest Clemens.

Subject/Index Terms

Group homes for children - France
International relief - France
Mennonite Central Committee - Europe
Mennonite women
Volunteers - France
World War, 1939-1945

Administrative Information

Repository: Mennonite Church USA Archives

Accruals: 03/12/2018, Mennonite Heritage Center, Acc. #2017-026

Alternate Extent Statement: 8 record cartons, one archives box, and one oversize box

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for public research.

Use Restrictions: Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana

Acquisition Source: Pauline (Clemens) and John Fisher, Acc. 6965

Preferred Citation: Lois Gunden Clemens Papers, 1901-1996. HM1-926. Mennonite Church USA Archives. Elkhart, Indiana.

Finding Aid Revision History: Expanded and revised by Jason Kauffman, 09-26-2018

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Contains materials related to Gunden's MCC work in France (1940s) and her involvement with local and national Mennonite organizations (bulk 1960s to 1990s).
Folder 1: MCC France, 1941-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 2: MCC France, Photos, 1941-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 3: MCC France, Small Photo Album and Purse, 1941-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 4: MCC Relief Workers' Training School, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 5: MCC Conference for Relief Training Schools, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 6: MCC Summer Unit (Ypsilanti, MI), Staff Meetings, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 7: MCC Summer Unit (Ypsilanti, MI), 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: MCC Summer Unit (Ypsilanti, MI), Course Materials, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Planning for MCC Women's Summer Units, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 10: MCC Summer Unit (Ypsilanti, MI), Letters, 1944-1945Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Plains Mennonite Church, Church Council, 1960-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Plains Mennonite Church, Women's Missionary and Service Commission, 1961-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Plains Mennonite Church, Elders, 1970s-1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Plains Mennonite Church, Interim Team, 1984-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Franconia Mennonite Conference, Nurture Commission and Family Life Education Committee, 1950s-1990sAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Franconia Mennonite Conference, Spruce Lake Retreat, 1966-1983Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Franconia Mennonite Conference, Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania, 1974-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Franconia Mennonite Conference, Exploring Church Ministry Program, 1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Franconia Mennonite Conference, International Interest Groups, 1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Mennonite General Conference, Mennonite World Conference (Kitchener, ON), 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Mennonite General Conference, Mennonite Board of Education, 1963-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Mennonite General Conference, Study Commission on Church Reorganization, 1970-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Mennonite General Conference, 1971-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Women's Missionary and Service Commission, Franconia Conference WMSC, 1959-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 25: WMSC, Reading Lists, 1956-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 26: WMSC, Retreats, 1963-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 27: WMSC, Miscellaneous, 1976-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 28: WMSC, Handwritten Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: WMSC, Voice Correspondence, 1960-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 30: WMSC, Voice Correspondence, 1966-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 31: WMSC, Voice Correspondence, 1971-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 32: WMSC, Voice Correspondence, 1974-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 33: WMSC, Voice Correspondence, 1978-1979Add to your cart.

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