Archief Priv 70 - Robert F. Smith fonds

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Robert F. Smith fonds

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    • 1926-2016, predominant 1966-2016 (Vervaardig)
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      Smith, Robert F.

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    1.18 m of textual records and other material

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    Robert Frederick ("Bob") Smith was born in Montreal in 1934. After receiving his B.A. from the University of Alberta in 1956, he earned a diploma in Theology at St. Stephen’s College (1958), a B.D. from the University of Alberta (1964), and a Th.D. at Boston University School of Theology (1973). He was ordained by the Alberta Conference of the United Church in 1958, and married Margaret Ellen Maguire that year. After ordination, he served in pastoral ministry at St. Luke's, Fort St. John, British Columbia (1958-1961); Trinity, Edmonton (1961-1965); Memorial Congregational Church of Atlantic, Quincy, Massachusetts (1965-1968); Richmond Hill (1968-1974); Eglinton, Toronto (1974-1982); Shaughnessy Heights, Vancouver (1982-1993); and First, Vancouver (1993-1998).
    Throughout his ministry, Smith has served on numerous committees, including the Doctrinal Commission; General Commission on Church Union; Committee on Union and Joint Mission; Co-Chair of Roman Catholic-United Church Dialogue; the Committee on Theology and Faith; the Inter-Church Inter-Faith Committee, and the Division of Mission in Canada's Advisory Group on Residential Schools.
    Smith has also served as head of several church courts: as chair of York Presbytery (1972-1974) and Toronto Area Presbytery (1977-1979); President of Toronto Conference (1981-1982); and as Moderator of the United Church of Canada (1984-1986). As Moderator, he made the Apology to First Nations Peoples on behalf of the Church in 1986.

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    Fonds consists of the following record series: Sermons (1966-1998); Correspondence (1988-1990); Speeches, lectures, and other material (1967-2014); National committee working papers (1987-2000); Issues (1983-2016); Published works (1970-1996); Travel journals (1984-2004); and Reference material (1926).

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    Records were donated by Robert F. Smith in 2000 and 2021

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      Native Ministries (BC Conference) fonds

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      No further accruals expected

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      1.18 m of textual records
      4 video cassettes
      1 optical disc
      1 audio cassette

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      Created December 7, 2021

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