Arthur Reading Kelley (1882-1961), graduate of Trinity College, Toronto and ordained deacon, 1906 and priest, 1907. Served his ministerial career in the Diocese of Quebec and a founding member of the Canadian Church Historical Society and the General Synod Archives Committee.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of papers on parish and diocesan histories, biographical sketches of members of the Anglican church. Chapters for a book on the history of the Anglican church. Correspondence, reports from the Anglican Advance Appeal and miscellaneous papers on subjects of interest to Kelley.
Fonds consists of two articles 1. The work we have done: relationship, investment and contribution The Inuit workers of St. Luke's Hospital, Pannirtuuq, 1930-1972. Prepared by Emily E.S. Cowall Farrell and Meeka Alivaktuk. (2005), 15 p.
2. Take your medicine: the knowledge of resourcefulness : Inuit, nurse missionaries, medical doctors and sanitary science (2006) 45 p.
Thomas Reagh Millman (1905-1996) was born in Kensington, Prince Edward Island. In 1927, after several years as a banker, he came to the University of Toronto to prepare for ordained ministry at Wycliffe College. He received a B.A. in 1931, an M.A. and L.Th. in 1933, and B.D. in 1938. In 1943, Millman received a Ph.D.from McGill University and in 1953 a D.D. from the University of Western Ontario. He was ordained deacon in 1933 and priest in 1934 in the Diocese of Toronto and served parishes in the dioceses of Toronto and Montreal, as curate of Grafton and Centreton (1933-1935), rector of Dunham and St. Armand (1941-1949), incumbent of Alviston and Inwood (1949-1951), hon. curate of St. Timothy's, Toronto (1957-1974). Dr. Millman served as tutor and dean at Montreal Diocesan Theological College (1936-1941), Dean and Professor of Church History, Huron College (1951-1954), Professor of Church History, Wycliffe College (1954-1974) and General Synod Archivist, Anglican Church of Canada (1954-1975).
Dr. Millman's vision and diligence were responsible for the inuguration of the historical library and archives of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. He was also a leading historian for the Anglican Church and authored numerous publications and articles on church history. His publications included articles in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and books on Bishop Charles James Stewart, Bishop Jacob Mountain and Anglicanism in Canada. Dr. Millman finished the research and writing of the history of the Anglican Church in Atlantic Canada started by A.R. Kelley and published it under the title, Atlantic Canada to 1900 : A history of the Anglican Church of Canada. Dr. Millman was a founder of the Canadian Church Historical Society and a regular contributor to its Journal.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of genealogical records, correspondence files, research files, manuscripts, printed materials, a bust of T.R. Millman, and photographs.
Fonds is arranged in the following series:
Series 1. T.R. Millman personal papers, 1935-1996
Series 2. T.R. Millman professional files, 1937-1995
Series 3. T.R. Millman research and publication files, 1940-1995
Series 4. A.R. Kelley research and manuscript files
Series 5. Printed Materials, 1912-1978