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Redekopp, Abram H. (1902–1961)

Proper Title

Abram H. Redekopp fonds

Dates of Creation

1929, [193-?]

Physical Description

1 folder of textual records

Biographical Sketch

Abram H. Redekop was born to Heinrich and Susanna Redekop in the village of Kronsthal, south Russia, on February 3, 1902. In July of 1920, he was received into the Mennonite Brethren church. Three years later he left Russia and settled in Saskatchewan. He was led to purse his religious education and enrolled in the Winkler Bible school in 1927. He graduated in 1930, the year that he married Katie Unruh. Soon after the wedding they moved to Sardis, British Columbia where the first of four children were born to this couple.

After six years in B.C. they moved back to Manitoba where Abram became a teacher in the Winkler Bible school where he served for nine years. In 1938, he was ordained into ministry. In 1945, he was involved with Home Missions in Winnipeg. He also felt the urge to get more education and he enrolled in the Great Lake College. After he finished here, he taught and was principle at Eden Christian High School of Ontario. The family had moved to St. Catherines Ontario where he became very involved in the church. In 1959, he suffered his first heart attack, from which he never fully recovered. He died on May 29, 1961 at the age of 59.

Custodial History

The material in this collection appears to have come to the archives in 1982, but no record of their arrival can be found.

Scope and Content

The material in this collection consists of three books that have been produced by Redekop that relate to theology and Mennonite History.


  • Volume 1029.
  • Described by Conrad Stoesz November 12, 1999.
  • Accession nos.

File List

Volume 1029

  1. Bible School textbooks.
  • “Ethik: Lehrer A.H. Redekop”. – [193-?].
  • “Altertums – Kunde”. – [193-?].
  • “Menn. Bibelschule Pniel: Apologetik”. – 1929. – Note: This item also appears in the A.H. Unruh collections. No author is given, but it was most likely Unruh. This specific item came from the personal library of Abram H. Redekop (see stamp on inside cover).
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