Fonds F3140 - Ernest Marshall Howse fonds

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Ernest Marshall Howse fonds

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CA ON00340 F3140

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  • 1916-1983, predominant 1940-1980 (Creation)
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    Howse, Ernest Marshall Frazer, 1902-1993

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2.51 m of textual records
74 photographs
3 microfilm reels : positive and negative

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(1902-1993)

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Ernest Marshall Frazer Howse (1902-1993), minister, author, and journalist, was born in Twillingate, Newfoundland and educated in Belleville, Ontario, and at Dalhousie University (B.A. 1929), Pine Hill Divinity College (B.D. 1931), Union Theological Seminary (S.T.M. 1932), and the University of Edinborough (PhD 1934). He served charges in Beverly Hills, California (1934-1935), Westminster United Church in Winnipeg (1935-1948), and Bloor Street United Church in Toronto (1948-1970). He served as Moderator of the United Church of Canada (1964-1966). Howse was the author of several books including, 'Saints in politics' (1952), 'Spiritual values in Shakespeare,'(1955) and 'Roses in December,'(1981). His journalism appeared in several major Canadian newspapers, including the Toronto Star and Toronto Telegram, the Winnipeg Free Press and Victoria Sun-Times. In addition, he wrote columns for the United Church Observer, and served on the editorial board of the Christian Century.

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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 five series: 1) Personal and family records, 1916-1981, 2) Publications, 1938-1983, 3) Records relating to Muslim-Christian relations, 1942-1972, 4) Records relating to Social issues, 1936-1979, 5) Photographs, [192-?]-1970.

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  • English

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1986.149C

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1987.043C

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1996.143C

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1998.051C/TR

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Updated April 2021, AZ

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