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F.W. Sweet fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.2 Sweet
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1924

The personal records of Dr. Sweet include sermon notes, newspaper clippings, and church bulletins. Dr. Sweet was a liberal Baptist. His sermons, as well as the clippings contained in the fonds reflex theological trends in North American Baptist thought in the early twentieth century. Approximately fifty sermons are contained in the fonds. Most include the date and place of delivery by Dr. Sweet. These records are an excellent source of information regarding religion, faith, and devotion among liberal Baptists from 1907 to 1924.

Sweet, Franklin W.

T. R. Wilkins fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.4 T.R. Wilkins
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1940, predominant 1911-1925

T. Russell Wilkins' collection contains correspondence between himself, his first wife, and Dr. H.P. Whidden, among others. A good deal of the correspondance concerns questions of employment of the Wilkins' at Brandon College. Fonds includes letters regarding the building of the Science Building in 1920. There is also a copy of the Canadian Baptist. Also included are university papers that Dr. Wilkins had written for various classes at McMaster University in the years 1911 and 1912, and a "toast to the ladies" that Wilkins delivered at a banquet. There are numerous newspapers clippings, and several pages taken from journals such as Popular Mechanics, Popular Electricity and others.

T. R. Wilkins

Esther Magdalene Moore fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.5 Moore
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1970, predominant 1911-1920

Fonds consists of newspaper clippings, recital programmes, concert programmes, and commencement programmes. As well, there are dance cards, invitations, tickets, and the programme for the annual Graduation Banquet for several years. There are Track and Field programmes and a ribbon. Fonds also includes Alumni Luncheon programmes for a few years. There is an issue of "The Western Baptist" from 1926, and the programmes for the installation of Dr. John E. Robbins as President of Brandon College in 1960 and the opening of the Arts and Library building and the J.R.C. Evans Lecture Theatre in 1960. There is also a letter from William L. Wright, director of the music department at Brandon College.

Moore, Esther Magdalene

A.E. McKenzie fonds

  • CA MCK RG1.MG1.1.7McKenzie
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1960

A.E. McKenzie's records in the Brandon College collection provide an important perspective on College development.The bulk of this collection contains records from 1940 to 1960. There is correspondence between McKenzie and various individuals regarding College and Board of Director business. There are Brandon College financial statements and letters regarding the A.E. McKenzie Foundation. Fonds also contains newspaper clippings, pamphlets and lists of names of members of various Brandon organizations, correspondence regarding building expansion in the 1940's and minutes of Board of Director meetings. There are also several photographs.

McKenzie, A.E.

Thomas H. McLeod Papers

  • Fonds
  • 1995

Thomas McLeod's collection consists of a paper written in 1995 entitled "S.J. McKee of Brandon College: A Biographical Note on a Man and an Institution." This paper is a brief history of Brandon College and S.J. McKee's role in the formation of it. Beginning with the foundation of the short-lived Canada Baptist College, as well as the foundation of the Canadian Literary Institute, McLeod traces the history of Baptists and higher education. The paper is a fairly good guide to researchers wanting to know a bit of the background behind Brandon College. The bibliography in the back also gives researchers several ideas on where to look for information.

Thomas H. McLeod

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