Fonds F3234 - George Campbell Pidgeon fonds

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George Campbell Pidgeon fonds

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CA ON00340 F3234

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  • 1894-1965 (Creation)
    Pidgeon, George Campbell, 1872-1971

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7.34 m of textual records
4 photographs

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George Campbell Pidgeon (1872-1971) was a Presbyterian/United Church minister and first Moderator of the United Church of Canada. He was born in Maria, Quebec. He studied at McGill University and Presbyterian College, Montreal. He was ordained in 1894 and served Presbyterian pastorates in Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia. Active in the Church Union movement and the ecumenical movement, he was the first Moderator of the United Church.

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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 general correspondence, 1894-1965; radio ministry correspondence; sermons; 1894-1958; addresses, 1933-1956; prayers and services; lectures; lessons; notes; papers re church union and post-union, and various inter-denominational organizations such as the World Council of Churches, the Committee on the Evangelization of Canadian Life and the Alliance of Reformed Churches; miscellaneous personal documents and poetry.

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