Fonds Priv 42 - Bob Stewart fonds

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Bob Stewart fonds

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CA UCCBC Priv 42

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  • 59 cm of textual records
  • 55 photographs

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Robert Gordon Stewart was born in Vancouver on March 24, 1939. He was a graduate of the University of British Columbia (B.A., International Relations) and the Vancouver School of Theology (M.Div.) Bob also pursued graduate studies in history at UBC. He served as Archivist for the BC Conference of The United Church of Canada from 1981-2005. He was also strongly connected to First United Church in Vancouver, as a committed member and employee. At the Vancouver School of Theology, he taught United Church history in the Denominational Studies course. Bob Stewart died on November 21, 2005.

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Fonds consists of records relating to Stewart's preaching; to his research and writing as a student and archivist; to his job as Host for First United Church (Vancouver); and to his lectures at the Vancouver School of Theology. Record series include: Sermons (1965-1999); Student papers (1966-1978); Speeches and articles (1983-2000); First United Church work (1980-1998); Archives communications (1986-1995); Personal correspondence (1976-1989); Denominational Studies lectures ([1992]-[1993]); Biographical material (1953-1995); and Photographs (1980-[2005?]).

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Records were transferred directly to the Archives by Bob Burrows in 2006 and 2007.


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  • English

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Created April 12, 2016

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