Memoirs of Dr. John Antle. — [193-] 2 cm of textual records.

Biographical Sketch:

John Antle (1865-1949) was the founder and first superintendent of the Columbia Coast Mission.  He was educated at Normal School and taught for three years before entering Queen’s Theological College, Halifax, graduating in 1890.  He was ordained deacon in 1890 and priest in 1892.  Before establishing the Mission in 1905,  Antle served in the parishes of Greenspond and Catalina (1890-1897), Roslyn and Anacortes, Washington State (1898-1899) and Holy Trinity, Fairview, Vancouver (1899-1904).

Custodial History:

Copy of original acquired from R. Garth Walker, Archivist, Anglican Provincial Synod of British Columbia.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of a photocopy of Antle’s typescript autobiography (123 p.) describing his youth, entry to the church, founding of the Columbia Coast mission and experiences while acting as superintendent.

Notes:

Related fonds:

Columbia Coast Mission fonds

General Notes:

GSA holds publications of John Antle in the historical library.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Corporate Names:

Columbia Coast Misson.

Accession numbers:  M82-9