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Samuel Sobieski Nelles fonds
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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�...

Samuel Sobieski Nelles fonds

  • CA ON00357 2038
  • Fonds
  • 1842-1962

During his thirty-seven years as a teacher and administrator at Victoria College, Samuel Nelles made an indelible imprint on both the ministry of the Wesleyan Methodist Church and the system of higher education in Ontario. Consequently, his papers...

Nelles, Samuel Sobieski

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...

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...

Journal. "Book of Random Thoughts."

Wesleyan University, Mount Pleasant, Newburgh, Port Hope, Toronto.Contains quotations, musings, small essays, daily plans, rules of conduct, character sketches, and a description of 1847 Conference held in Toronto (with remarks about figures such ...

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...

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...

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...

Notebook. Reflections on Public Speaking. June, 1847.

Reflections on Public Speaking. June, 1847.Sermon Bones. Private Prayer. n.d.Idolatry—Literal and Spiritual. n.d. Forgiveness. n.d.Forgetfulness of Religion. n.d. Salvation by Grace. n.d.Keeping the Sabbath Holy. n.d. Parental Instruction of Child...

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...

Journal. "Random Thoughts and Mental Records." Toronto.

Contains a few quotations, some discussion of reading material. Most of journal concerned with self evaluation (state of his soul), with a general air of spiritual conflict. Discussion of state and church, relationship between scripture, reason, a...

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