The Fernheim Colony Archives in Filadelfia, Paraguay were founded 1979 by Peter P. Klassen. Gundolf Niebuhr is the archivist since 1995.

Holdings include:

  • Minutes of Colony meetings, official correspondence, reports and statistical data from the beginning of the Colony in 1930.
  • Photographs and films of community life
  • Mennoblatt - This periodical has been indexed from 1931- 2000, providing access to information about all obituaries.
  • A collection of books about and from Mennonites has been started.
  • Records of the KfK (Kommission für kirchliche Angelegenheiten) have been included.

For more information, contact Gundolf Niebuhr