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Isaac O. Stringer papers

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/microforms106
Dates
1859-1961
Format
microfilm
Dates
1859-1961
Format
microfilm
Extent
7 reels
Exposure
negative
Dimensions
16 mm
Biographical Sketch
Isaac Stringer (1866-1934) was born in Kingarf, Township of Kincardine, Ont. He received a B.A., 1891 from University College, Toronto, and B.D. from Wycliffe College in 1892. He was ordained deacon in 1892, priest in 1893 and then stationed at Fort McPherson in Peel River from 1892-1897 as a Church Missionary Society (C.M.S.) missionary. In the summer of 1895, Stringer took a leave of absence for a year, returning to Ontario for deputation work and to marry Sarah Ann Alexander (Sadie), March 10, 1896. After graduation from high school, Sadie studied shorthand and later worked as a secretary in New York City. She received a diploma in nursing from Grace Hospital in Toronto and studied at the Toronto Anglican Women's Training School. After spending a year together at Fort McPherson, the Stringers moved to Herschel Island and lived there among the Eskimos from 1897-1901. Suffering acutely from eyestrain, Stringer took his family back to Ontario in the fall of 1901. In 1903, Bishop Bompas of the Diocese of Selkirk called him to serve as a C.C.C.S. (Colonial and Continental Church Society) missionary at Whitehorse, Yukon. Eventually, Stringer became Bompas' successor in the Diocese which changed its name to Yukon, Dec. 17, 1907, serving until 1931 when he became Archbishop of Rupert's Land. He died suddenly on Oct. 30, 1934 at Winnipeg.
Scope and Content
Reel 1 - Isaac O. Stringer - Correspondence
Reel 2 - Isaac O. Stringer - Correspondence; Diaries (1884-1896)
Reel 3 - Isaac O. Stringer - Diaries (1897-1908)
Reel 4 - Isaac O. Stringer - Diaries (1908-1928)
Reel 5 - Isaac O. Stringer - Diaries (1928-1934); Sermons, etc. 1-16
Reel 6 - Isaac O. Stringer - Sermons, etc. 16-28; Miscellaneous papers; Sarah Ann Stringer - Correspondence; Talks, Addresses; Diaries (1896-1930)
Reel 7 - Sarah Ann Stringer - Diaries (1933-1954); Miscellaneous papers; Collected materials including W.C.Bompas; J.D. Mullins; F.A. Peake; A.G. Sovereign; C.E. Whittaker; and other official documents.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available. See Microfilm collections - Stringer Papers
Related Fonds
Stringer family fonds
Personal Name
Stringer, Isaac O., 1866-1934.
Stringer, Sarah Ann, 1869-1955.
Bompas, William Carpenter, 1834-1906
Peake, F.A. (Frank Alexander), 1913-2008
Young, William D.
Corporate Name
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Yukon
Subject
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada. Bishops. Sermons
Anglican Church of Canada - Missions - History
Yukon region
Originals and Reproductions
GSA has original copies. See Stringer family fonds
Accession Number
Mf 82-1
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Papers of the Most Rev. Walter Robert Adams

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/microforms132
Dates
1889-1957
Format
microfilm
Dates
1889-1957
Format
microfilm
Extent
9 reels
Exposure
negative
Dimensions
16 mm
Biographical Sketch
Walter Robert Adams (1877-1957) was born, educated and ordained in England. He served in Canada in Saskatchewan from 1907-1914 and returned to England. He came back to Canada when he was elected Bishop of Cariboo in 1925. He served as Bishop in several western dioceses before he retired in 1951. 1925-1933 Bishop of Cariboo (First) 1934-1947 Bishop of Kootenay (Second) 1948-1951 Bishop of Yukon (Fifth) 1942-1947 Archbishop of Kootenay (First) 1948-1951 Archbishop of Yukon (First) 1942-1951 Metropolitan of British Columbia (Third)
Scope and Content
Microfilm consists of the personal and official papers of Walter Robert Adams.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available.
Personal Name
Adams, Walter Robert, 1877-1957
Corporate Name
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Cariboo
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Kootenay
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Qu'Appelle
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Yukon
Subject
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Geographic Name
British Columbia
Saskatchewan
Yukon
Originals and Reproductions
Originals at the Ecclesiastical Province of B.C. Archives
Accession Number
Mf 86-1
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