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Mark Young Stark family fonds

  • CA ON00313 1973-5038; 000-5007
  • Fonds
  • 1723/4-1917

Fonds consists primarily of family correspondence received by Mark Young Stark, and by his daughter, Mary Ann. There are also some letters written by Mark Young Stark, including a number written while he was studying and travelling in Europe as a young man. The letters date from c.1723 to 1917 and are primarily from family and friends. There are journals, notebooks, documents, essays, and newspaper clippings largely related to Mark Young Stark's family and Presbyterianism in Canada. The journals are written by Mark Young Stark from 1829-1831, Mary Bannatyne Stark from 1824, and Mary Ann Stark from 1860-1891. The fonds also includes a published book of sermons written by Mark Young Stark; two small files of receipts and financial documents dating from 1854; two scrapbooks comprised of postcards, pictures, and picture cut-outs, and some original pencil sketches, ink drawings (partially coloured), and small paintings, some of which are signed by Mark Young Stark; and a small case of architect’s tools labelled as being those of Geo. Ed. Street.

Stark, Mark Young

Blenheim Presbyterian Church (Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00313 CONG-375
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1988 (originally created 1926-1981)

Fonds consists of microfilm copies of the Session minutes from 1926-1981 of Blenheim Presbyterian Church in Blenheim, Ontario.

Blenheim Presbyterian Church (Ont.)

Edward Bragg fonds

  • CA ON00313 1999-5002; 000-5005
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1997

Fonds consists of a sermon book, sermons and sermon files. The sermon book lists 416 sermons and provides the title of each sermon as well as the date and location the sermon was first delivered and re-delivered. The first entry in the book was made in 1954 and the last entry was made in 1980. There are 416 sermon files that correspond with the entries in the sermon book. In addition to the sermons, the files also often include orders of service, newspaper clippings, articles and other related materials. Fonds also includes a small file pertaining to Dr. Bragg’s homily given at Governor-General Georges P. Vanier’s funeral, a copy of Dr. Bragg’s memorial address given at the funeral for Sir Malcolm McAlpine, and copies of morning devotions he delivered on CBC radio.

Bragg, Edward

Knox, Crescent, Kensington & First Presbyterian Church (Montreal, Quebec) fonds

  • CA ON00313 CONG-146
  • Fonds
  • 1791-1986 and microfilmed 1973, 1985 (originally created 1791-1869)

Fonds consists of the records of Knox, Crescent, Kensington & First Presbyterian Church, Montreal and of the records of the churches that were amalgamated to create it. The records of Knox, Crescent, Kensington & First Presbyterian Church 1984- (Montreal, Quebec) consist of an historical sketch (1984) and records from the Bi-Centennial year (1986). Records of Cote Street/ Crescent Street Presbyterian Church 1845-1918 (Montreal, Quebec) consist of Registers of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (1845-1882); Session minutes (1845-1918); Congregational meeting minutes (1858-1860); Annual reports (1870, 1977-1901, 1873-1909); Deacons Court minutes (1845-1877); a published history (1855) and the transcript of a sermon by the Rev. A. B. Mackay. Records of First Presbyterian Church 1909-1984 (Montreal, Quebec) consist of an Annual report and church directory (1964-1965). Records of Kensington Presbyterian Church 1896-1947 (Montreal, Quebec) consist of Session minutes (1908-1942), Board of Trustees and Congregational Meeting minutes (1944-1946) and Board of Managers Meeting minutes (1918-1948). Records of Knox Presbyterian Church 1863-1918 (Montreal, Quebec) consist of Session minutes (1863-1918); Annual Reports (1876-1878, 1880-1885, 1889-1890, 1894, 1899, 1901-1917); Board of Managers minutes (1855-1887, 1909-1917) and an historical sketch (1893). Records of Knox-Crescent Presbyterian Church 1918-1947 (Montreal, Quebec) consist of Session minutes (1918-1947); Annual Reports (1904-1947); Deacons Court Roll Book (1903-1948) and a published history (1938). Records of St. Gabriel Street Presbyterian Church 1786-1909 (Montreal, Quebec) consist of Registers of Births, Marriages and Burials (1796-1869); Session minutes (1804-1829, 1833-1863); Management Committee meetings (1791-1858) and a published history (1887).

Knox, Crescent, Kensington & First Presbyterian Church (Montreal, Quebec)

George Douglas fonds

  • CA ON00313 1990-5009
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1986

Fonds consists of theological papers, addresses, lecture notes, correspondence, chaplaincy papers, research notes, association papers, and personal mementoes and photographs created or acquired by George Douglas. The theological papers document Dr. Douglas's activities as both a student and lecturer at Knox College, Toronto, and cover topics such as church history and church government. The chaplaincy papers consist of a small file of training notes on navy regulations and procedures, and also several chaplaincy booklets, including "The Armour of God" issued by the Committee on Chaplaincy Services of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The research notes include Dr. Douglas' work on compiling biographical sketches on Daniel W. Eastman and George L. MacKay. The association papers include minutes, correspondence and reports of the Knox College Alumni, the Church Worship Association, and the Trinitarians.

Douglas, George L. (George Lees), 1904-1990

Henry Percival Luttrell family fonds

  • CA ON00313 2006-5004
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1970, predominant 1908-1941

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, newspaper articles, diaries, school records, and photographs. Records document the life of Louise and Henry Percival Luttrell as missionaries in Honan Province, China, and then as employees of the Peking Syndicate. Correspondence includes letters sent between the Luttrells and their sons while they were at the Boys School in Chefoo; correspondence between Henry Percival Luttrell and the General Board of Missions of The Presbyterian Church in Canada; and letters documenting the Luttrell family’s preparation to return to Canada. Newspaper articles include clippings about Rev. Luttrell as well as articles that he wrote about China for the Presbyterian newspaper "East and West". The fonds also includes a diary kept by Louise Luttrell in 1916, and a daily journal for 1917.

Luttrell, Henry Percival

Douglas Brymner fonds

  • CA ON00313 2005-5009; 06-8007
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1886, predominant 1873-1886

Fonds consist primarily of 11 volumes of letter-books of Mr. Douglas Brymner, first Dominion Archivist of Canada. Nine of the volumes contain letters received by Mr. Brymner between the years 1838-1885, the majority being between 1875 and 1885. The other two volumes contain copies of Mr. Brymner's out-going letters from 1873-1886. The letters primarily relate to the issue of the 1875 union of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in Connection with the Church of Scotland with the various other Presbyterian denominations in Canada at the time. The fonds also consists of one volume containing the transcription of the appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada concerning a case between John Morrison (the plaintiff) and Donald McCuaig (defendant) acting as Syndics de la Congregation Presbyterienne, en connection avec L'eglise D'Ecosse des dites Cotes St. George et St. Patrice.

Brymner, Douglas, 1823-1902

Ayr Presbyterian Church (Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00313 CONG-30
  • Fonds
  • 1852-1954, predominant 1928-1954

Fonds consists of minutes, registers and other records of Ayr Presbyterian Church, Ayr, Ontario. Specifically, the fonds consists of the following: Baptisms (1931-1948); Marriages (1929-1933); Burials (1930-1952); Session minutes (1930-1952); Communion Roll (1930-1954); Board of Managers and Congregational meeting minutes (1928-1952); a congregational statistical and financial statement (1852); an Annual Report (1952); and a brief historical sketch written about the church (193?).

Ayr Presbyterian Church (Ont.)

St. Andrew's (Scarborough) Presbyterian Church (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00313 CONG-210
  • Fonds
  • 1818-1997, predominant 1975-1997

Fonds consists of Session minutes (1818-1834); an invitation (1957) and three histories of St. Andrew's (Scarborough) Presbyterian Church (Toronto, Ont.).

St. Andrew's (Scarborough) Presbyterian Church (Toronto, Ont.)

Knox Presbyterian Church (Harrington, Ont.) fonds

  • CA ON00313 CONG-87
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1957, predominant 1859-1911

Fonds consists of a Marriage Register (1859-1911); an Order of Service (1957) and a published history (1957) of Knox Presbyterian Church (Harrington, Ont.).

Knox Presbyterian Church (Harrington, Ont.)

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Wyoming, Ont.)

  • CA ON00313 CONG-237
  • Fonds
  • 1866-1966, predominant 1866-1871

Fonds consists of Session minutes (1866-1871) and two historical sketches of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Wyoming, Ont.).

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Wyoming, Ont.)

St. Edward's Presbyterian Church (Beauharnois, Quebec) fonds

  • CA ON00313 CONG-92
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1983, predominant 1834-1910

Fonds consists of minutes, registers and other records of the united charge of St. Edward's Presbyterian Church, Beauharnois, Quebec and St. Andrew's, Chateauguay, Quebec (1834-1907) and of St. Edward's Presbyterian Church, Beauharnois, Quebec (1907-1983). Specifically, the fonds consists of registers of baptisms, marriages and burials (1834-1876, 1884-1917); Session minutes (1834, 1850-1892), communion rolls (1833-1834, 1861-1865, 1870-1873); Congregational meeting minutes (1878-1910); a report regarding the new building (1835); three historical booklets (1933, 1958, 1983) and some transcripts and historical notes (ca. 1972).

St. Edward's Presbyterian Church (Beauharnois, Quebec)

John Jennings fonds

  • CA ON00313 1973-5013
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1873, predominant 1842-1852

Fonds consists of thirty-four sermons written and delivered by John Jennings, as well as a dedication address given at the opening of Bay Street Presbyterian Church in Toronto on December 30th, 1848, and a diary maintained by Jennings while on a trip overseas. Thirty-three of the sermons are hand-written in a version of shorthand which is partly readable, and delivered between 1842 and 1852. The other sermon is a printed booklet of a memorial sermon for Miss Margaret MacDonald, given by Jennings at Bay Street Church, Toronto in 1868. The dedication address given by Jennings at the opening of the church is also in partial shorthand. The diary is of a trip taken by Jennings between May 31st and September 8th, 1873, primarily to Scotland, but also to mainland Europe as well. The diary was written in pencil and is difficult to read. A typescript of the entries in the diary has been created

Jennings, John, 1814-1876

Duncan Anderson fonds

  • CA ON00313 1990-5019
  • Fonds
  • 1844-1882, predominant 1855-1865

Fonds consists of 106 sermons written by Duncan Anderson. Notes on the front of each sermon mention the title or topic of the sermon (including the relevant Bible chapters and verses), and the date, and location in which, the sermon was delivered. The sermons were delivered in Quebec, primarily at Point Levi, however other locations include Hadlow Cove, Leeds, Montreal, and Quebec City. The sermons were predominantly written in the late-1850s and early 1860s.

Anderson, Duncan, 1828-1903

David Hay fonds

  • CA ON00313 1999-5001
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1989, predominant 1945-1983

Fonds consists of lecture notes, public addresses, published papers, and sermons and prayers written by David W. Hay during his career as a minister and as chair of Systematic Theology at Knox College, Toronto. To a large extent the organization of the materials was established by Hay, himself, who appears to have sorted through his papers in 1988. During this sorting he added notes, comments and new headings which appear throughout the papers in red and green marker and in ballpoint pen (in the latter case he included his initials and date).

Hay, David W., 1905-1990

Grant family fonds

  • CA ON00313 1973-5003
  • Fonds
  • [1888?]-1968, predominant 1898-1935

Fonds consists of two photograph albums, a scrapbook, various newspaper clippings, and research notes documenting the life and work of The Rev. Dr. Andrew Grant. Photographs in the albums primarily document Dr. Grant's work and family life while minister in the Yukon. Other photographs within the albums include: family portraits, pictures of the family at their home in Rosedale and at their cottage on Lake Simcoe, and pictures of the Manse in Almonte, Ontario. The scrapbook, newspaper clippings and research notes were collected and compiled by Caroline W. Grant and document the life of her father. The fonds also includes some correspondence and personal mementoes of Dr. Grant, two WWI postcards sent by Oswald Grant to his Mother in 1915, and a file of letters of sympathy received by Mrs. A.S. Grant following the death of her husband in 1935.

Grant, Andrew S. (Andrew Shaw), 1860-1935

Arthur Gowland fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-1992

Fonds consist of ministerial work, publications, reports, workshop materials, and personal papers which document Rev. Gowland's work as both a minister and secretary of the Board of Evangelism and Social Action. Board of Evangelism and Social Action materials contain reports, studies and workbooks issued by the Board relating to evangelism, social action, and the training of church elders. Rev. Gowland's lecture and conference notes for evangelism workshops are also included. Ministerial work includes sermon notes and outlines, resources for communicant's classes, sermon writing resources, and church histories and projects. The majority of sermons are from his time at Knox Church, Oshawa but there are also sermons that he delivered at his other charges. Personal papers consist of copies of Rev. Gowland's MA thesis and class notes from his time at Knox College and Claremont School of Theology as well as personal correspondence. Photographs consist of various General Assemblies, photographs of the resident students of Knox College in 1938 and 1939 and a photograph of the executive of the Board of Evangelism and Social Action in the 1960s. All textual records are grouped together. The photographs and sound recordings have been removed from the fonds and placed in the Graphics and Audio-Visual Records sections of the Archives.

Gowland, Arthur

Michael Fesenko fonds

  • CA ON00313 2007-5008
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2003

Fonds consist of sermons, correspondence, manuscripts, financial records and audio recordings which document Fesenko's work as a minister and his heavy involvement in the Ukrainian community, both in Canada and overseas. The Evangelical Truth materials include published copies of The Evangelical Truth and correspondence regarding the publication. There are also some issues of the Kuban Cossack Journal, which Fesenko was involved in the publication of. Translation materials include copies of books translated by Fesenko from English into Ukrainian as well as correspondence relating to his translation activities. The sermons found in the fonds were delivered by Fesenko at Ukrainian Presbyterian Church where he served as minister for 40 years. Funding materials consists of correspondence between Fesenko and the Board of World Mission and Women's Missionary Society regarding funding for his many outreach activities. The committees material consists of correspondence from various committees that Fesenko was involved with. This section also contains correspondence during Fesenko's term as moderator of the West Toronto Presbytery. Biographical and educational papers include copies of class syllabi and essays from Fesenko's time at Princeton Theological Seminary as well as biographical information compiled by his family. Correspondence and writings is made up of letters and cards to Fesenko from his family and friends and some compositions written by Fesenko. Reference files contain newspaper clippings, articles and summaries of book resources relating to various subjects. Audio recordings are of Fesenko's sermons which were aired over the radio. The photographs are of a class at Princeton Theological Seminary and the 81st General Assembly of the PCC. Photographs and audio-visual records have been kept with the fonds.

Fesenko, Michael

Edward Hewlitt Johnson fonds

  • CA ON00313 1973-5005; 990-5007
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1981

Fonds consists of a variety of records that document both the life and work of The Rev. Dr. E.H. Johnson. A majority of the records document his service with the General Board of Missions of The Presbyterian Church in Canada, and especially his involvement in relief efforts during the Nigeria/Biafra conflict of the late 1960s. Other records reflect some of his work on various committees and church councils including the Canadian Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches, as well as aspects of his work as a lecturer at Knox College, Toronto, and the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Jersey. The fonds also consists of some of his writings, including sermons, addresses, articles and also draft copies of a book on China. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Personal papers Writings Sermons and addresses Student Volunteer Movement correspondence College/university files Moderator files General Board of Missions files Committees, councils and conferences files Subject reference files

Johnson, Edward Hewlitt (1909-1981)

James Sutherland fonds

  • CA ON00313 1999-5003
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1984

Fonds consists of articles and reports of Rev. James E. Sutherland relating to missionary work in Taiwan. Records include annual reports of both the Canadian Presbyterian Mission Committee and the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan, as well as reports sent to the General Board of Missions of The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The fonds also includes articles and reports written and collected by James Sutherland on various issues relating to The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan.

Sutherland, James E. (1922-2001)

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