Photo consists of the Rt. Rev. Isaac O. Stringer with Indians in camp on the Porcupine River opposite the mouth of the Salmon Trout River on the site of the old Rampart House abandoned by the Hudson's Bay Co. in 1889. (Herbert village)
Archibald Lang Fleming (1883-1953), enrolled at Wycliffe College in 1908, and was ordained deacon in 1912 and priest in 1913. Fleming was Archdeacon of the Arctic, 1927-1933 and first Bishop of the Arctic, 1933-1949. Earlier he had served as rector of the Church of St. John The Evangelist, Saint John, New Brunswick. His duration as Bishop, which landed him the name "The Flying Bishop", saw the Diocese of the Arctic add sixteen mission stations, two modern hospitals, nine churches, four residential schools, four chapels and two day schools.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of personal papers created and collected by or about A.L. Fleming. Includes: Notebooks regarding specifications for numerous ships and customs of the Eskimo; a dictionary of translated words; correspondence; financial records; scrapbooks; newspaper and magazine articles; cartographic records; Fleming's diaries, writings and photographs.
Fonds consists of the following series:
Series 1. Certificates, diplomas and personal documents;
Series 2. Diaries, notebooks and journals;
Series 3. General files;
Series 4. Scrapbooks, clippings, and memorabilia;
Series 5. Photographs;
Series 6. Maps and drawings;
Series 7. Manuscript writings;
Series 8. Publications
1 photoprint : b&w ; 5.75 x 7.75 cm on a 7 x 10.25 cm mat.
Statement of Responsibility
Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Jessop, Home Portraiture Artists, Winnipeg
Scope and Content
Photo consists of in front Isaac O. Stringer, Archbishop of Rupert's Land; Mrs. I.O. Stringer (Sadie); in back F. Herschel Stringer; Alexander J. Stringer; Rowena V. Wilkinson; Wilfred I. Bompas Stringer; and W. Randall Stringer.
Forms part of Canon C.E. Whittaker's photo album, p. 46-47