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Samuel Sobieski Nelles fonds Series
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Correspondence

Series consists of incoming and outgoing general and specific correspondence, 1856-1887, re a wide range of academic and University administrative subjects, and family correspondence, 1887-1962, after Nelles' death. Correspondents include Ege...

Diaries and journals

Series consists of journals and diaries, 1846-1887, containing reflections/essays on various topics, predominantly religious and spiritual; daily activities and quotations .The box of diaries and journals covers the period between 1846 and 1887, w...

Essays and articles

Series consists of predominantly religious essays and articles, 1842-1896, including those written as a student.Many of the essays in the collection were written by Nelles during his school days, allowing the researcher to acquire some insights in...

Sermons

Series consists of manuscripts of sermons, 1848-1887 (some undated), delivered at Victoria College and at other Ontario places.The two and a half boxes of sermons were delivered between 1848 and 1887, although a majority of them were composed duri...

Speeches and addresses

Series consists of speeches and addresses on religion and education, 1842-1887, given at Victoria College as well as other educational institutions, predominantly in Ontario.The speeches and addresses fill one box and run from 1842 until Nelles�...

Lectures

Series consists of lectures, 1854–1887, predominantly concerning religion, but including philosophy, metaphysics and ethics.The three boxes of lectures range in date from 1854 to 1887. Most are contained in notebooks, and they tend to be in the fo...

Writing and memorabilia

Series consists of various writings, including extracts, notes and reflections, 1848–1886; and personal memorabilia, including Victoria College programmes and material after Nelles death, 1846–1902.Box 14 holds written material which does not fall...

Material relating to Victoria College

Series consists of various items relating to Victoria College, 1836–1884, including account books, reports, memoranda and lists.The final box in the collection is comprised of material relating to university matters. The financial records of Victo...