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.
"Realizing the urgent needs of the Church throughout the world indicated in the statement on Mutual Responsibility and Interdependence in the Body of Christ, presented at the recent Anglican Congress, and desiring to see the Canadian Church make a worthy response without delay, the Members of this House of Bishops pledge themselves to contribute 5% (five per cent) of their salaries for 1964, as an initial donation." (This amount to be additional to their present Church contributions). CARRIED unanimously