The Rev. A.C. Garrett (1832-1924) was born in Ireland and went to Victoria in 1860 where he became Principal of the Indian Mission. He travelled extensively in the course of his work in the Diocese of British Columbia until 1869 when he went to the United States. He was consecrated missionary Bishop of Northern Texas in 1874.
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Microfilm consists of one journal entitled, Sketches of a Missionary Tour to Cariboo, June 2, 1865.
Finding aid available. See Microfilm collections - A.C. Garrett Journal
The Rev. Thomas Henry Canham studied at the Church Missionary Society College at Islington, England and was ordained priest in 1880. He served at Portage La Prairie, Manitoba (1881-1882), St. Matthews Mission, Peel River, McKenzie River, N.W.T. (1882-1887), St. James Mission, Lower Yukon River (1888-1892), Tukudh Mission (1888-1891), St. Andrew, Selkirk, Yukon (1892-1910), St. Saviour, Carcross, Yukon (1910-1922), and Archdeacon of the Yukon (1892-1924). His English-Wood Indian vocabulary was published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (S.P.C.K) in 1898. His work in the north was shared by his wife, Charlotte Sarah French Canham (m. 1886).
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Reel 1 - A. Documents; B. Letters; C. Articles; D. Diaries (1-39)
Reel 2 - D. Diaries (39 cont'd - 43); E. Photographs; F. Sermons; G. Translations
Inscription reads: Sacred to the memory of Thomas Vincent, D.D., first Archdeacon of Moosonee, who, for 51 years, laboured as a pioneer missionary in the Albany District, and died at Albany 16th January 1907 in his 72nd year.
Photo consists of : Back row, left to right: Rev. Henry Arthur Turner, Rev. John Hudspith Turner (hidden), Rev. Henry Clifton Quartermain. Front row, left to right: Mrs. H.A. Turner (Jean), Miss E. Prudence Hockin, RN, Mrs. H.C. Quartermain (Helen), Miss Ruth Spear. The child is Jean, daughter of H.A. Turner.