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A.L. Fleming fonds. - 1906-1990

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Main Entry
Fleming, A.L. (Archibald Lang), 1883-1953.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
104 cm of textual records.
438 photoprints
1337 photonegatives
Fonds Number
130
Fonds
Archibald Lang Fleming fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
104 cm of textual records.
438 photoprints
1337 photonegatives
Administrative History
Archibald Lang Fleming (1883-1953), enrolled at Wycliffe College in 1908, and was ordained deacon in 1912 and priest in 1913. Fleming was Archdeacon of the Arctic, 1927-1933 and first Bishop of the Arctic, 1933-1949. Earlier he had served as rector of the Church of St. John The Evangelist, Saint John, New Brunswick. His duration as Bishop, which landed him the name "The Flying Bishop", saw the Diocese of the Arctic add sixteen mission stations, two modern hospitals, nine churches, four residential schools, four chapels and two day schools.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of personal papers created and collected by or about A.L. Fleming. Includes: Notebooks regarding specifications for numerous ships and customs of the Eskimo; a dictionary of translated words; correspondence; financial records; scrapbooks; newspaper and magazine articles; cartographic records; Fleming's diaries, writings and photographs. Fonds consists of the following series: Series 1. Certificates, diplomas and personal documents; Series 2. Diaries, notebooks and journals; Series 3. General files; Series 4. Scrapbooks, clippings, and memorabilia; Series 5. Photographs; Series 6. Maps and drawings; Series 7. Manuscript writings; Series 8. Publications
Related Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Main Entry
Fleming, A.L. (Archibald Lang), 1883-1953.
Personal Name
Flaherty, R.J.
Hoyles, N.W.
Sainsbury, S.S.
Parsons, Ralph
Stringer, Isaac O., 1866-1934
Burgett, Arthur Edward, 1869-1942
Anderson, John George, 1866-1943
Westgate, T.B.R. (Thomas Buchanan Reginald), 1872-1951
McKeand, Major
Corporate Name
Lake Harbour, N.W.T. Mission
Colonial and Continental Church Society
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Subjects
Arctic regions
Eskimos
Translating and interpreting
Church schools
Accession Number
M70-1
P7516
P9107
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