Fonds SCM-RG-0043 - Helen Wittenberg fonds

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Helen Wittenberg fonds

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  • ? - 2004-07-20 (Accumulation)
    Wittenberg, Helen
    Abbotsford (B.C.)
  • ? - 2004-07-20 (Creation)
    Schellenberg, Agatha
    Blumenhof (Sask.)

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ca. 10 cm of textual records
3 photographs

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(20th cent.)

Biographical history

Lived from 1889 May 22 to 1967 June 18. Preformed as a midwife in the Blumenort, Saskatchewan area from ca. 1923-ca. 1948.

Custodial history

On 2004 July 20 the records was transferred to the Swift Current Museum.

Scope and content

The fonds, related to the Agatha Schellenberg, was acquired by the source during its lifetime. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
Volume #1 (formerly 2004.33.5): textbook on midwifery written in German, one page of handwritten notes at the beginning, poor condition

Volume #2 (formerly 2004.33.6): black notebook, filled with handwritten pages and printed inserts, written in German, poor condition

Volume #3 (formerly 2004.33.12): orange notebook with lined pages, record or births from August 16 1923 to December 1944 (not comprehensive)

Folder #1 (formerly 2004.33.10 & 11): nine handwritten pages of records of birth from c. 1923 to 1944, written in German; 3 photocopies pages of letters written in German

1 (formerly 2004.33.7). framed photo of Agatha Schellenberg with her family
2 (formerly 2004.33.8). framed photo of a woman, caption reads "Agatha Schellenberg // May 22. 1889...June 18.1967"
3 (formerly 2004.33.9). framed photo of a house, caption reads "Schellenberg home Blumenort Sask March 1924..1947"

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No formal arrangement has been applied to the records in this fonds.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.

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Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.

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