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Mennonite Observer

Description

Winnipeg, MB: Weekly. 1955–1961.

In 1955, the Christian Press launched the Mennonite Observer as an English language publication for the Mennonite Brethren constituency, as the language transition from German to English was intensifying. The Mennonite Observer was a counterpart to the Mennonitische Runschau and took the place of the  Konferenz-Jugendblatt. Les Stobbe as the first editor of the Mennonite Observer, followed by Gerhard D. Huebert. In 1962, the Mennonite Brethren Herald took its place.

An "index" was produced by Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies staff member David Perlmutter.  It is a listing by author and title, but does not include subject information.

Holdings

Note: The link to a digital reproduction (PDF) of the Mennonite Observer author index for the years 1955–1961 precedes the holdings list.

Mennonite Observer Index Draft 4 Pdf (4.0 MB)

Date       Vol.      No.
(Set 1)
1955       1          complete
1956       2          complete
1957       3          complete
1958       4          complete
1959       5          complete
1960       6          complete
1961       7          complete

(Set 2)
1955       1          8–11, 13–14
1956       2          1–2, 6–7, 9–12, 15–17, 20
1957       3          11, 13, 15–31, 33–38, 41–52
1958       4          1, 4–12, 14–22, 25–28, 34–35, 37–52
1959       5          1–18, 21–24, 34–39, 41–52
1960       6          complete
1961       7          complete

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