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

Reginald Vanderbilt Harris (1881-1968) was chancellor of the Diocese of Nova Scotia, served as member of the Diocesan Synod for over 60 years and was the first layman ever elected Prolocutor of General Synod.  He was also a well-known historian who wrote several books and essays on Nova Scotia history, especially its judicial and church history.  He also wrote about Bishop Charles Inglis (1734-1816) and Archbishop Charles Lamb Worrell (1853-1934).

Custodial History:
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of two typescript drafts of Harris’ book “An Historical Introduction to the study of the canon law of the Anglican Church of Canada”, published in 1965.


Title based on contents of fonds.

General Notes:

Published version of manuscript located in historical library.

GSA holds many other articles and publications of R.V. Harris in the historical library.

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.
Personal Names:
Inglis, Charles, 1734-1816.
Worrell, Clarendon Lamb, 1853-1934
Accession numbers:

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