Fonds F3095 - Alfred Clinton Forrest fonds

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Alfred Clinton Forrest fonds

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CA ON00340 F3095

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  • 1937-1978 (Creation)
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    Forrest, Alfred Clinton, 1916-1978

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3.91 m of textual records

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(1916-1978)

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Alfred Clinton Forrest (1916-1978) was a United Church minister and editor of the United Church Observer. Born in Maple, Ontario, he graduated from Victoria College in 1937. He served as chaplain and minister from 1940 to 1955. He became editor of The United Church Observer in 1955. From 1970 until his death in 1978, he was editor and publisher of that publication.

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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 sermons, 1940-1978; general correspondence, 1937-1978; correspondence re Arab-Israeli conflict, 1967-1978; correspondence re The Unholy Land, 1969-1978; article manuscripts, 1940-1978; records re B'nai Brith-Observer controversy, 1972-1974; speeches and addresses, broadcast scripts, financial and business records, travel logs and unpublished manuscripts, resource materials.

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  • English

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1986.104C

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