J.P. Francis collection. — 1784-1926.
6.5 cm of textual records.

Biographical Sketch:

Jack Francis (1918- ) received his B.Com. from the University of Toronto in 1942 and did post-graduate work there in 1944.  Shortly after graduation, he entered the Federal Department of Labour and became Director of its Research Branch in 1961.  In 1966 he joined the Department of Manpower and Immigration and became the Assistant Deputy Minister (Planning) for the Department of Regional Economic Expansion in 1969.  Francis was the Archivist of the Diocese of Ottawa and now serves as a volunteer.  He has an interest in church history and has written several papers on the subject.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of personal and official correspondence as well as official documents of the Roe and Jarvis families, arranged chronologically.  Included is a file of  miscellaneous documents and letters belonging and relating to several different church figures.

Notes:

  • Title based on contents of fonds.
  • Several papers are brittle.
  • Papers were given to the Archives by J.P. Francis in a series of donations from 1969-1977.  He collected several of the miscellaneous documents for their signatures.
Finding Aids: Finding aid available.

Related fonds:

Two original letters from Edward Winslow to Ward Chipman, dated 1785, were transferred to the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick in 1980.

General Notes:

See also entry under this heading in the classified catalogue.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Personal Names:

  • Inglis, Charles, 1734-1816.
  • Inglis, John, 1777-1850.
  • Anderson, David, 1814-1885.
  • Mountain, Jacob, 1749-1825.
  • Roe (family).
  • Jarvis (family).
  • Hills, George, 1816-1895.
  • Forest, Charles.
  • Medley, John, 1804-1892.
  • Strachan, John, 1778-1867.
  • Hellmuth, Isaac, 1817-1901.
  • Du Moulin, J.P. (John Philip).
  • White, William Charles, 1865-1943.
Accession numbers:  M69-2