Fonds - Everett Fleming fonds

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Everett Fleming fonds

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    • 1917-1976 (Creation)
      Fleming, Everett S., 1895-1988

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    42 cm of textual records

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    Biographical history

    Everett Fleming was born in Saskatchewan and studied arts at UBC and theology at Emmanuel College, Toronto. He was ordained in 1926 and received a Master of Systematic Theology degree from Union Theological Society (New York) in 1928. He served various pastoral charges in B.C. Fleming joined the CCF in 1933 and held the position of Chairman of the District Council for Omineca and Secretary of the Burns Lake Local. Fleming published several volumes of poetry.

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    The fonds consists of correspondence (1917-1942), literary productions (1927-1976), student papers (1919-1928), and other material. The correspondence pertains to the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation, church, community, business, literary and family matters on a variety of topics, including the depression, the war years, and Fleming's travels in the Yukon in the 1920s. Fonds includes letters from Rev. J. Kabayama of Ocean Falls, who had been removed to a Japanese-Canadian internment camp.

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    Records were donated to the Archives by E.S. Fleming, probably in the 1970s.


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    • English

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      Inventory available. Online Finding Aid

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      Copies of Rev. Jun Kabayama's journals and memoirs are available in the Archives, in both Japanese and English.

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      BCAUL control number: UCCBC-40

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      PRIV 24

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      United Church of Canada British Columbia Conference Archives

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      Revised November 14, 2013

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      • English

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