Anglican Church History

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Database ID27449
InstitutionSaskatchewan Archives Board
Fonds/CollectionWetton, Cecelia
File/Item ReferenceIII-1
Date of creation[1936-1965]
Physical description/extent1 folder; 8 mm
Number of images11
Historical noteCecelia Wetton was active in various organizations in North Battleford such as the Imperial Daughters of the Empire, and in 1937 joined the North Battleford News as a reporter. She wrote for that newspaper and served as the Battlefords reporter for the Saskatoon Star Phoenix until her retirement in 1965. She was well known for her interest in the history of Saskatchewan and wrote extensively on the subject for both newspapers and, in addition, produced a number of books including The Promised Land and Historic Battleford. She died in North Battleford in 1974
Scope and contentA variety of articles dealing with the early history of the Anglican Church in Saskatchewan. Includes material on Emmanuel College, Rev. Archdeacon Mackay, the translation of the Bible from English to Cree, an article on a Cree-French and Cree-English Dictionary, biographical material on early missionaries and Churchmen as well as Diocesan histories.
Copyright holderUnknown
Copyright expiry dateUnknown
Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointWetton
PlaceBattleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Little Pine First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada
Red Pheasant First Nation, Saskatchewan, Canada
Onion Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesGrant, Cuthbert
Grant, Nisha
Hope, John
Lloyd, George
Mackay, Archdeacon J.A.
Red Pheasant
Spence, Ahab
SubjectChurches -- Anglican
Missions and Missionaries
Community Histories
Religion -- Christianity
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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