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Lawrence Klippenstein

Historian, archivist.

Born at Altbergthal in 1930, he taught at the Elim Christian Education Centre in Altona and was a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Minnesota. In 1998, he received the Prix Manitoba Award by the Manitoba government for his accomplishments as a writer, teacher, researcher, historian, archivist, and linguist of Mennonite culture. He co-authored the 1974 book Manitoba Mennonite Memories: A Century Past but not Forgotten with Julius G. Toews.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Diary of a Mennonite Delegation, 1873
Manitoba Pageant, Autumn 1972, Volume 18, Number 2

Jacob Y. Shantz - Narrative of a Journey to Manitoba
Manitoba Pageant, Spring 1973, Volume 18, Number 3

Review: The Brauns of Osterwick
Manitoba Pageant, Winter 1974, Volume 19, Number 2

Manitoba Settlement and the Mennonite West Reserve (1875-1876)
Manitoba Pageant, Autumn 1975, Volume 21, Number 1

Western Local Mennonite Teachers' Conference - An Early Minute Book
Manitoba Pageant, Winter 1977, Volume 22, Number 2

The Mennonite Heritage Centre in Winnipeg
Manitoba History, Number 5, Spring 1983


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 May 2021

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