Hugh McKellar fonds. — 1980,1986, 1992.
1 cm of textual records.

Biographical Sketch:

Hugh McKellar (d.2012) was a retired high school English teacher and librarian. He was a remarkable humanitarian and long-time volunteer at both the national office of the Anglican Church of Canada and the office of the diocese of Toronto, as well as many other organizations.  McKellar had a passion for choral music and was an expert in hymnology.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of a an essay on hymns in the aboriginal  languages of Canada, an offprint of the printed version of the history of Hymn texts in the aboriginal language – articles prepared for the Dictionary of American Hymnology.  Also includes, A booklet of biographical sketches on Hymn Writers of Canada.

Notes:

  • Title based on contents of fonds.
  • Typescript.

General Notes:

Collection acquired from Hugh McKellar.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Corporate Names:

Dictionary of American Hymnology.

Subjects:

  • Hymns.
  • Hymns – Aboriginal languages
Accession numbers:  M80-4