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John Hudspitt Turner fonds. - 1930, 1933

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Main Entry
Turner, John Hudspitt, 1905-1947.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
7 p. of texutal records.
Fonds Number
250
Fonds
John Hudspitt Turner fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
7 p. of texutal records.
Administrative History
Jack (John Hudspitt) Turner (1905-1947) was trained at the Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society (B.C.M.S.) College, Bristol, England. He was ordained deacon and priest in Canada in 1929. He was a B.C.M.S. missionary at Pond Inlet, NWT (1929-1945) and Moffett Inlet, NWT (1945-1947) in the Diocese of the Arctic. He was involved with translation of portions of the Prayer Book and the Bible into Eastern Arctic Eskimo. Turner was Honorary Canon of the Arctic, 1939-1947. He died December 6, 1947 after a tragic gun accident and dramatic rescue mission documented in Operation Canon, by Maurice S. Flint.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists photocopies of two holograph letters written by Turner from Ponds Inlet, Baffin Land to F.J. Petrie, concerning his work in the north.
Related Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Main Entry
Turner, John Hudspitt, 1905-1947.
Personal Name
Turner, John Hudspitt, 1905-1947
Petrie, Frank J.
Corporate Name
Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society (B.C.M.S.)
Subjects
Arctic regions
Accession Number
M82-1
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