H.A. Cody fonds. — 1860, 1878, 1892, 1905-1910, 1922-1928, 1934-1938, 1941-1942; (predominant 1907-1909).
13 cm of textual records.
4 photographs : b&w.

Biographical Sketch:

Hiram Alfred Cody (1872-1948), a graduate of King’s University, Windsor, Nova Scotia, was ordained deacon in 1896 and priest in 1898.  Served in churches at Doaktown and Ludlow, New Brunswick before becoming Archdeacon of Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton.  Wrote numerous novels while serving as a travelling missionary in the Yukon, mainly pertaining to life in the Northland.  He was rector of St. James Church, Saint John for 32 years.

Custodial History:

Archives acquired this collection in 1956.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of  correspondence with Bishop Isaac O. Stringer, Bishop William Carpenter Bompas, Bessie Parmalee, the Rev. A.E. O’Meara, the Rev. John Hawksley and other missionaries;  addresses and sermons by Cody; and photographs.

Notes:

  • Title based on contents of fonds.
  • Handwritten.
  • Typescript.

Reproductions:

Some typescripts are photocopied.

Finding Aids:

Finding aids available.

Related fonds:

Isaac O. Stringer family fonds

General Notes:

Several of Cody’s published novels can be found in the archives library.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Personal Names:

  • Stringer, Isaac O., 1866-1934.
  • Bompas, William Carpenter, 1834-1906.
  • Hawksley, John.
  • O’Meara, Arthur Eugene

Accession numbers: 

M56-4, P7511, P7601