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Dirks, Charles B., 1894-1955

Retrieval numbers: Vol. 2105-2

Title: Charles B. Dirks fonds
Dates: after 1940
Extent: 2 cm of textual records

Historical note

Charles B. Dirks was born in Freeman, South Dakota to Benjamin A. and Helena (nee Buller) Dirks on June 11, 1894. He was the second of eight children. While he was only a young child his family moved to Waldheim, Saskatchewan. This is where he grew up and received his public and high school education. He continued his education at Bible Institute of Los Angeles (BIOLA), California and then at the Moody Bible Institute. He married Katharina Warkentin and they had five children, Miriam, Edwin, Evelyn, Francis and Howard. Dirks was ordained in Rosthern Mennonite Church around 1939. He was influential in starting the Nipawin Gospel Mission which later became part of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church. Dirks also served in Lost River and Teddington (Saskatchewan) for many years. Charles B. Dirks died on August 2, 1955.

Scope and content note

This fonds contains notes for 46 sermons covering a wide variety of sciptural texts and themes.

Index terms


Dirks, Charles B., 1894-1955

Adjunct descriptive data

Finding aids

No other finding aids currently available.


Custodial history

Collected by David and Trudy Schellenberg of Winkler for the Christian Heritage Library.


Typed and Hand-written English


Described by Sharon H. H. Brown December, 2002.

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Other notes

Acc. no. 97-150