Fonds F3048 - Alexander Henry Cameron fonds

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Alexander Henry Cameron fonds

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CA ON00340 F3048

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  • 1886-1928 (Creation)
    Cameron, Alexander Henry, 1845-1931

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2 microfilm reels : negative

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Alexander Cameron (1845-1931) was a Presbyterian minister. He was born in Nova Scotia and educated at Dalhousie University and Queen's University, where he studied theology. He was ordained by Ottawa Presbytery in 1874 and served as missionary to CPR construction camps, first between Winnipeg and and Fort William (1878-1885), and then between Revelstoke and Calgary (1885-1902). He served other charges in B.C. until retiring in 1915.

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This material forms part of the General Council program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

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Fonds consists of diaries, 1886-1887, 1891, 1902, 1928; sermons and scrapbooks of Alexander Cameron.

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  • English

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    Originals in United Church of Canada British Columbia Conference Archives

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    Description taken, where possible, from original description by the United Church of Canada British Columbia Conference Archives.

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