Frederick Herbert DuVernet (1860-1924) was educated at Wycliffe College, Toronto and ordained deacon in 1883 and priest in 1884. He served a year at St. James the Apostle, Montreal, but spent most of his career in Toronto and British Columbia. From 1885-1895, he was professor of Practical Theology at Wycliffe College. DuVernet was very involved with the Wycliffe Missions and then the Canadian Church Missionary Society. He was the Secretary-Treasurer for the Canadian Church Missionary Society, as well as the editor of The Canadian Church Missionary Gleaner, 1894-1901 and Associate Editor of the New Era, 1901-1904. He also write abd published many Religious and Psychological articles in his later years.
In 1904, DuVernet was elected Bishop of Caledonia and moved to Prince Rupert, British Columbia. At the time of his death, DuVernet was Archbishop of Caledonia and Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia.
Fonds consists of a holograph original diary (25 p.), Diary of a missionary tour, attributed to DuVernet, outlining a tour of the Rainy River District from July 11-20, 1898.
GSA also has material published by and about DuVernet in the historical library.
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