Fonds 2043 - John Fletcher McLaughlin fonds

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John Fletcher McLaughlin fonds

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CA ON00357 2043

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  • 1870–1980 (Creation)

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43 cm of textual records

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(1863–1933)

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John Fletcher McLaughlin was born in Cavan Township in 1863. He attended Victoria University from 1885 to 1888 and then entered the Methodist ministry. In 1891, he was appointed to the Chair in Hebrew at Victoria and lectured in Biology for the 1891–1892 year before spending two years at Oxford University preparing for his teaching career. From 1892 to 1932 he was Professor of Oriental Languages and Literature at Victoria, also teaching Old Testament. He was Dean of the Faculty of Theology from 1920 to 1928 and Registrar at Emmanuel College from 1928 to 1931.

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Fonds consists of personal correspondence, 1878–1933; correspondence re death, 1933–1934; correspondence re biography; diaries, 1876–1892; addresses, prayers, sermons, notes, and articles; clippings; and drafts of biography by Roberta Irwin.

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Originally part of the United Church of Canada archives collections and transferred to Victoria University Archives in 1992.
1992.007V

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Microfilm copy available on 1 unverified microfilm reel: positive and negative.

Scanned PDF copy of microfilm is also available. http://library.vicu.utoronto.ca/archives/holdings/f2043_john_fletcher_mclaughlin/download/92_007V.pdf (100MB)

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Administrators / Faculty personal papers

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Added by MO: June 3, 2016
Revised by ECN: April 24, 2017

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