collection 2023-03-13/13 - Thomas R. Millman fonds

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CA WCA 2023-03-13/13

Titre

Thomas R. Millman fonds

Date(s)

  • 1925 - 1996 (Accumulation)

Niveau de description

collection

Étendue matérielle et support

0.77 m of textual and graphic material

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Nom du producteur

(1905 - 1966)

Notice biographique

Thomas Reagh Millman was born in Kensington, Prince Edward Island on June 14, 1905. He was educated at Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown, University College, Toronto (B.A. 1931, M.A. 1933), Wycliffe College (L.Th. 1933, B.D. 1938) and McGill University where he received his doctorate in 1943, which was published with the University of Toronto Press (1947).
He was ordained deacon in 1933 and ordained priest in 1934. From 1935 until 1941 Dr. Millman was lecturer and dean of residence at the Montreal Diocesan Theological College. From 1950-1954 he was professor of church history at Huron College, London, Ontario, and from 1954 until he retired in 1974 he was professor of church history at Wycliffe College. He was also associated with the Toronto School of Theology. He was awarded the degree of D.D. by the University of Western Ontario in 1953, by Wycliffe College in 1974 and Trinity College in 1977 and the degree of D.C.L. by the University of King’s College, Halifax in 1974.
As a parish priest Dr. Millman served first at Grafton in the Diocese of Toronto, then from 1941 to 1949 he was rector of Dunham and Frelighsberg (St. Armand East) in the Diocese of Montreal and finally at Alvinston with Inwood in the Diocese of Huron. He was made a Canon of St. James Cathedral, Toronto in 1969 and was an honorary assistant for over 40 years at St. Timothy’s Church, Toronto.
Dr. Millman was the first archivist of the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, serving from 1955 until 1974, as well as a founder of the Canadian Church Historical Society. While in the Diocese of Montreal he was one of the founders of the Montreal Diocesan Archives, along with the Reverends S.B. Lindsay and R.K. Naylor and Professor J.I. Cooper.
Dr. Millman was a church historian who published many works. His first two books were biographies, Jacob Mountain, First Lord Bishop of Quebec (1947) and The Life of the Right Reverend, the Honourable Charles Stewart, Second Anglican Bishop of Quebec (1953). In 1983 he published Atlantic Canada to 1900: A History of the Anglican Church, which was started by Canon A.R. Kelly; Dr. Millman completed the book after the death of Canon Kelly in 1961. Dr. Millman was also a contributor to the Dictionary of Canadian Biography and was also published in the Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society.
Dr. Millman married Margaret McLeod of Lennoxville, Quebec in 1944. She died in 1991.
Dr. Millman died on November 22, 1996 in Toronto. His funeral took place on November 25, 1996 at St. Timothy’s Church, Toronto. He is buried at St. Stephens, Irishtown, Prince Edward Island.

Histoire archivistique

Custodial history is unknown.

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Portée et contenu

Includes: 6 boxes, 0.77m of textual materials, ca. 59 photographs

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Mode de classement

Fonds consist of the following series: 1) School Work. 2) Sermons. 3) Manuscripts. 4) Published Material. 5) Family. 6) Photographs.

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Conditions d’accès

Fonds contains some student information and access to those files will be restricted.

Conditions de reproduction

Langue des documents

  • anglais
  • français

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Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

Records on onion skin are very fragile. Metal pins, paper clips and other metal fasteners have been removed and replaced with vinyl covered paperclips and cotton binding.

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Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

Material is also available at the Anglican Church of Canada, General Synod Archives. See M81-5, M87-4, M95-6 and M97-1.

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