Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta


MHSA Archival Description Record

Title and Physical Description
Paul H. Heidebrecht collection. — 1943. — .5 cm of textual records

Biographical History
Paul H. Heidebrecht's father, ? Heidebrecht, was a conscientious objector (CO) during World War II. He was housed in CO camps in both British Columbia and Alberta.

Scope & Content
The collection consists of copies of Conscientious Objector camp newsletters and newsletter excerpts.

Source of Supplied Title
Title based on the contents of the fonds

Source of Acquisition
Gift by Paul H Heidebrecht, 2003

Access Restrictions

Finding Aids
See Files Inventory

Online Resources:
More information about the CO camps can be found at:

None expected

Accession 2003.005
Last updated 30 Jun 2008 - Judith Rempel

Series Inventory

1-1 Camps in B.C.F.S.
1-2 The Beacon - Vol. 2, No. 4 - April 1943
1-3 The Beacon - Vol. 2, No. 8 - August 1943
1-4 The Beacon - loose pages from September 1943
1-5 The Beacon - loose pages - undated

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