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.
"We recommend that the Primate be requested to set a definite time by which each Bishop will be expected to submit to him as brief a personal criticism as possible of the Second Plan of Union, so that an analysis can be made of the criticisms for presentation to the House of Bishops' for discussion at a meeting determined by the Primate." CARRIED (with one dissenting vote)