Bibliography of Personal Accounts in English
of Emigration from Russia to Kansas
Compiled by Kevin Dyck, 31 January 1995
MSF V Bailes, Kendall
"The Mennonites Come to Kansas."
From American Heritage V. 10, no. 5, Aug. 1959.
325.24709781 Balzer, Harold M.
B219f From Prussia to Russia to America.
"A presentation depicting the lives of three generations - Henry Balzer, Peter Balzer and John Balzer - as they migrated from Prussia to Russia to America."
MSF V Duerksen, Cornelius
Translated by Anna Duerksen Hayward, 17 p., unpublished.
289.70924 Friesen, Heinrich B.
F917a The Autobiography of H.B. Friesen, 1837- 1926.
Translated by August Schmidt, 1974.
289.7781D Gaeddert, Albert
#3 Oral Hist.
Gaeddert and others speaking at the 75th anniversary of Mennonites coming to Kansas, and interviewed by Cornelius Krahn. 1949. 1 1/2 side of sound tape reel.
289.70924 Harder, Johann, 1836- 1930
H217r From Annefeld to Kansas in 1874.
Translated by Evangeline (Harder) Kroeker, 1983.
MS 119 Harms, Henry H., 1862- 1946
1 Box. Documents relating to the 1874 Mennonite migration from Russia and early years in Kansas; together with correspondence from relative in California.
325.24709781 Hiebert, Abraham, 1839-
H531d Dieses Buch gehoeret Abraham Hiebert aus Alexanderwohl.
Text in English, German script and German, 1975?
Kaufman, P. R.
"The Transplanting of 1874"
pp. 122-168 in his Unser Volk und seine Geschichte (1931).
289.747 Koehn, Viola Unruh, 1927-
K818f From Village Life to Kansas Plains.
MS 10 Krehbiel, Christian, 1832- 1909
5 Boxes of letters autobiography and other papers.
MS 101 Regier, Cornelius C., 1884- 1950
6 Boxes, 1919- 1949. Correspondence, genealogical material, teaching notes, and papers and articles written by Regier including material relating to the Russian Mennonites and the migration of 1874.
922.87 Reimer, Gustav Eduard
J266r Exiled by the Czar.
Cornelius Jansen and the great Mennonite migration, 1874.
325.781 Schmidt, C. B., 1843- 1921
Sch53deC. B. Schmidt Visits the Kansas Mennonite Settlements in 1877.
Translation by Harley Stucky of Die deutschen Ansiedlungen in südwest Kansas.
325.24709781 Schmidt, C. B.
Sch53r Reminiscences of Kansas Immigration Work.
289.7092 Schmidt, Heinrich A.
Sch542f From Russia to America, 1874 (Diary).
Translated by Esther H. Bargen. 9 p.
SA II 118 Schmidt, Jacob
Unpublished Diary, English, 6 pages.
MS 94 Suderman, J. M., 1876- 1964
3 Boxes of correspondence, 1924- 1929, and also papers relating to J.M. Suderman's work on the Mennonite Board of Colonization and Mennonite Board of Publications.
325.2470973 Suderman, Leonhard, 1821- 1900
Su22db 1974 From Russia to America: In Search of Freedom.
Translation by Elmer F. Suderman of Eine Deputationsreise von Russland nach Amerika vor vierundzwanzig Jahren.
289.70924 Unruh, Abe J., tr.
Un8tb Great Grandfather's diary.
289.778157 Wiebe David V. 1890- 1965
W632t 1974 They Seek a Country: A Survey of Mennonite Migrations.