Fonds U242 - Carroll Herman Little fonds

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Carroll Herman Little fonds

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CA ON00362 U242

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  • 1891-1946 (Creation)

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30 cm of textual records

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Carroll Herman Little (1872-1958) was a Lutheran minister, and a professor at Evangelical Lutheran Seminary (now Waterloo Lutheran Seminary) and Waterloo College (now Wilfrid Laurier University) in Waterloo, Ontario. Born in Hickory, North Carolina, Little received a BA from Gaston College, a BA from Roanoke College, and graduated from Mount Airy Theological Seminary. From 1901-1911 Little served as a pastor in Nova Scotia, and as housefather of Bethany Orphans’ Home from 1911-1914. In 1917 Little became of Professor of Systematic Theology at Evangelical Lutheran Seminary, where was also served as acting President 1918-1920, 1929-1931, and 1942-1944; Bursar 1918-1933; and Dean 1920-1927. He served as secretary of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada from 1927-1944. In 1914 Little received an honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity from Lenoir Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina.

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The fonds consists of personal and professional correspondence of C. H. Little. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Correspondence - personal (from C. H. Little to his mother); Correspondence - general (to C. H. Little); Orders for ministerial acts from the church book. 1898; Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada and Waterloo College. Student financial records : 1931/32- 1933/34; Personal documents.

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Fonds acquired from the wife and family of C. H. Little on January 10, 1969. Additional material was acquired from Fred Little, son of C. H. Little, on Sept.13, 1974.


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