Fonds F3219 - Richard Roberts fonds

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Richard Roberts fonds

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CA ON00340 F3219

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  • 1901-1945 (Creation)
    Roberts, Richard, 1874-1945

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84 cm of textual records
5 photographs

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Richard Roberts (1874-1945) was a Presbyterian/United Church minister and Moderator of the United Church. He was born in Wales, where he also studied. He was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1897, and ministered in England until he resigned as a result of his pacifist views in 1915. He ministered in Brooklyn, New York, 1917-1921; and in Toronto and Montreal, 1922-1938. He was Moderator of the United Church, 1934-1936. He lectured briefly in Halifax before moving back to the United States in 1940.

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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 correspondence, articles, addresses, lectures, sermons, clippings and photographs. There is some material relating to Roberts' term as Moderator, 1934-1936.

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