File 1991.197V-1-8 - General Correspondence.

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CA ON00357 2038-1-1991.197V-1-8

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  • 1883-1887 (Creation)

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Rev. C.W.E. Body (provost of Trinity College) requesting Nelles' opinion on enclosed draft of petition to be sent to Minister of Education re: new regulations for teaching in high schools, notice of meeting of Missionary Committee of Consultation and Finance, R.C. Pitman on reconciliation of reason and faith and potential of an independent Canada, Rev. Enoch Wood on Ryerson Chair and opposition to church union movement, Goldwin Smith on university consolidation, Daniel Wilson re: university consolidation, R.C. Pitman discusses his reading material and American politics, Nelles to Dewart re:university question, Pitman discusses controversy caused by Congregational minister (Munger), William Mulock re: incorrect editorial in the World, Pitman re: Matthew Arnold, George Eliot and move to Toronto by Victoria, Pitman's opinion of Methodism and American politics, Goldwin Smith discusses some difficulties facing Victoria, Nelles to Mulock re: division of university curriculum after federation, Nelles to John Bryant of the Education Office re: description of Victoria, Nelles to Professor A.H. Newman of McMaster University sending copy of Victoria calendar, Pitman compliments Nelles on his convocation address and discusses poetry and English politics, G.C. Workman detailing progress of his studies in Leipzig and his translation of Book of Jeremiah, note re: Ryerson Chair subscriptions, letter to Burwash asking him to protect Nelles from unjust allegations re: university federation while Nelles is in England, Nelles outlines his stand on federation, letter to Burwash with further information on Nelles' federation position, criticism of Dewart, letter from Workman detailing his negative reaction to federation, financial difficulties, publication of his book, and reluctance to leave Germany before receiving degree, letter from Canada Life Assurance Company re: status of Victoria's finances, personal note from Nelles to unidentified friend, letter concerning estimate for Faraday Hall

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