Extent of Material:
4 cm of textual records.
Biographical Sketch:

Philip Carrington (1893-1975) received his B.A. in 1912 and M.A. in 1913 from Canterbury University College, England.  He was ordained deacon in 1918 and priest in 1919.  After moving to Canada in 1927 as Dean of Divinity at Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec, he was appointed Bishop of Quebec in 1937, and in 1944, Archbishop of Quebec and Metropolitan of Canada.  Carrington wrote several books on youth movements, Christianity and church history.

Custodial History:
Lecture acquired from Lucinda Glenn Rand, Archivist, The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of the annotated literary typescript of Carrington’s book “The story of the Anglican Church in Canada”, an essay entitled “The Anglican Communion and the question of reunion”, and a lecture on St. Mark given on April 22, 1947 at U.T.S.


Title based on contents of fonds.

General Notes:

GSA holds other articles and books by Philip Carrington in the historical library.

Published version of this manuscript located in the historical library (MM52 C13).

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.
Anglican Church of Canada — History.
Accession numbers:
M81-7, M96-1

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