Fonds F3067 - Ambrosius Czako fonds

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Ambrosius Czako fonds

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CA ON00340 F3067

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  • 1919-1977 (Creation)
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    Czako, Ambrosius, 1887-1976

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7 cm of textual records

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(1887-1976)

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Ambrosius Czako (1887-1976) was alternatively a Protestant minister and a Catholic priest. He was born in Hungary, and was educated there (he received his doctorate). He moved to Canada in 1928. At one time a Roman Catholic monk, he was received into the Protestant Church in Budapest in 1916. In Canada he ministered to the Toronto Church of All Nations (United) from 1928 to 1949. In 1950, he rejoined the Roman Catholic Church and taught at St. Mary's University, Halifax, until 1967. Besides his ministry, he was a school teacher, an author, an editor and a lecturer in Art History.

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Material gathered by Alice B. Hall, Meaford, Ontario, with whom Czako lived during the last years of his life.

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

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Fonds consists of photocopies of published article, newsletters and address, 1919-1938; photocopy of sermon, 1944; photocopy of autobiography, 1971; letters of Mrs. Hall re Dr. Czako's papers, 1976-1977.

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  • English

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Open

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1986.076C

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