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A.L. Fleming fonds. - 1906-1990
Main Entry
Fleming, A.L. (Archibald Lang), 1883-1953.
Description Level
Physical Description
104 cm of textual records.
438 photoprints
1337 photonegatives
Fonds Number
Archibald Lang Fleming fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
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
Arctic regions
Translating and interpreting
Church schools
Accession Number
Less detail
Beeson, Trevor (Trevor Randall), 1926-
Publication Date
2003 c2002
Material Type
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BX 5176 B44 2002
Beeson, Trevor (Trevor Randall), 1926-
SCM Press
Publication Date
2003 c2002
248 p. ; 23.4 x 15.6 cm.
Material Type
"[By] Trevor Beeson".
"First published in 2002 by SCM Press. This paperback edition published in 2003". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"The purpose of this book is twofold. It provides brief portraits of forty-eight bishops who were in office from about the time of the 1832 Reform Bill, when the Church of England as well as the nation as a whole entered a period of continuous change, until the final years of the twentieth century." -- Intro., p. [1].
Beeson "ends by asking why such able and interesting bishops are now in short supply and wonders whether the hectically busy managerial role assumed by the bishops of the new millennium represents a betrayal of the Episcopal office and a consequent weakening of the Church's witness in an incredibly secularized society. Looking not far ahead, the likely impact of women bishops is also discussed". -- back cover.
Contents: Acknowledgements / TB -- Introduction -- The aristocrats and the courtiers -- The scholars -- The statesmen -- The prophets -- The pastors -- The controversialists -- The headmasters -- The church reformers -- The social reformers -- The missionaries -- The evangelists -- The odd men out -- The pioneers : looking ahead -- Bibliography -- Index.
OTCH Note: The bishops described are in order of discussion: Edward Stuart Talbot, William Cecil, Charles Sumner, Cosmo Gordon Lang, Robin Woods, Connop Thirlwall, Joseph Barber Lightfoot, Mandell Creighton, Kenneth Kirk, Ian Ramsey, Archibald Campbell Tait, Randall Davidson, William Temple, George Bell, John Percival, Edward Lee Hicks, John A.T. Robinson, E.R. (Ted) Wickham, Edward King, William Walsham How, Edward Woods, Launcelot Fleming, Herbert Hensley Henson, Ernest William Barnes, Frederick Temple, George Ridding, Neville Gorton, Geoffrey Fisher, Edward Stanley, Charles James Blomfield, Samuel Wilberforce, Leslie Hunter, James Fraser, Brooke Foss Westcott, Charles Gore, George Augustus Selwyn, John William Colenso, Charles Mackenzie, Frank Weston, Joost de Blank, Arthur Foley Winnington-Ingram, Walter Carey, Christopher Chavasse, Cuthbert Bardsley, Henry Phillpotts, T.B. Strong, Mervyn Stockwood and Douglas Feaver.
Church of England - Bishops
Bishops - England - History
Episcopacy - Church of England
Church of England - Bishops - Office
Bardsley, Cuthbert Killick Norman, 1907-1991
Barnes, Ernest William, 1874-1953
Bell, George Allen Kennedy, 1883-1958
Blomfield, Charles James, 1786-1857
Carey, Walter Julius, 1875-1955
Cecil, William (Rupert Ernest William Gascoyne), 1863-1936
Chavasse, Christopher Maude, 1884-1962
Colenso, John William, 1814-1883
Davidson, Randall Thomas, 1848-1930
de Blank, Joost, 1908-1968
Feaver, Douglas Russell, 1914-1997
Fisher, Geoffrey Francis, 1887-1972
Fleming, Launcelot (William Launcelot Scott), 1906-1990
Fraser, James, 1818-1885
Gore, Charles, 1853-1932
Gorton, Neville, 1888-1955
Henson, Hensley (Herbert Hensley), 1863-1947
Hicks, Edward Lee, 1843-1919
How, William Walsham, 1823-1897
Hunter, Leslie Stannard, 1890-1983
King, Edward, 1829-1910
Kirk, Kenneth Escott, 1886-1954
Lang, Cosmo Gordon (William Cosmo Gordon), 1864-1945
Lightfoot, Charles Barber, 1828-1889
Mackenzie, Charles (Charles Frederick Frazier), 1825-1862
Mandell, Creighton, 1843-1901
Percival, John, 1834-1918
Phillpotts, Henry, 1778-1869
Ramsey, Ian Thomas, 1915-1972
Ridding, George, 1828-1904
Robinson, John A.T. (John Arthur Thomas), 1919-1983
Selwyn, George Augustus, 1809-1878
Stanley, Edward, 1779-1849
Stockwood, Mervyn (Arthur Mervyn), 1913-1995
Strong, Thomas Banks, 1861-1944
Sumner, Charles Richard, 1790-1874
Tait, Archibald Campbell, 1811-1882
Talbot, Edward Stuart, 1844-1934
Temple, Frederick, 1821-1902
Temple, William, 1881-1944
Thirlwall, Connop, 1797-1875
Wickham, Ted (Edward Ralph), 1911-1994
Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873
Westcott, Brooke Foss, 1825-1901
Winnington-Ingram, Arthur Foley, 1858-1946
Woods, Edward Sydney, 1877-1953
Woods, Robin (Robert Wilmer), 1914-1997
Call Number
BX 5176 B44 2002
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Less detail