Fonds 2001 - 02 -35 - Jacob Anderson fonds

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Jacob Anderson fonds

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CA DRL 2001 - 02 -35

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  • 1900- [1942] (Creation)

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1.0 cm of textual records

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Jacob Anderson was born in North St.Andrews, now known as Lockport, Manitoba in 1875.He began his career as a teacher in 1893, and taught at Lakeland, Cloverdale and Brant. He was ordained Deacon June 2, 1901 and Priest in 1902. He began his ministry at Gilbert Plains and Grandview Manitoba in 1901 and remained until 1905. He was also the Incumbent at All Saints Church in Dominion City, Manitoba from 1905-06 and at St. Paul, Rathwell, Manitoba, from 1906-15. He was Rural Dean of Dufferin from 1912-15 and after moving to Stonewall, Manitoba in 1915, was made the Rural Dean of Selkirk, a position he held from 1922 - 1926 and again in 1931 - 1942. He was appointed Archdeacon of Selkirk and Examining Chaplain to the Archbishop of Rupert's Land in 1936. He also received an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree from St. John's College in 1941. After he retired in 1942, he continued to work as an Honorary Assistant in Selkirk, Manitoba. During his retirement he also contributed an article on Thomas Vincent for the second volume of the series" Leaders of the Canadian Church" by Canon Bertal Heeney. He was also a member of the committee that organized the 1920 Centennial of John West's arrival in the Red River. He married Edith Alice More in 1905 and four children: Kathleen, Ellen, Louisa, and John, who also became a minister. Jacob Anderson died on January 26, 1962 and is buried in St. Clement's Cemetery in Mapleton, Manitoba.

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Manuscript from Thomas Vincent people file; and a transfer of records from an individual in 2001.

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The fonds consists of a manuscript biography of Thomas Vincent; one copy of a pamphlet entitled, "Why I Became a Churchman (1900); a retirement address (1942); photographs; and his glasses. Research file.

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Related material: The Canadian Churchman - June 15, 1944 in the Pamphlet Collection; Collection of glass plate negatives

Associated material: Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert's Land - PRL - 84 - 38. P354.

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Further accruals are expected.

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The material is in English.

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