Fonds PR13 - Samuel Kennedy fonds

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Samuel Kennedy fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • Variations in title: Previously identified as Rev. Sam Kennedy papers (A1094.XVII.M).

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  • 1909-1946 (Creation)
    Kennedy, Samuel Arthur

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7 cm (approx.) textual records
3 photographs: b&w

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Records in the fonds were likely transferred to the archives between the 1990s and 2011. Their original provenance is unclear.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of correspondence from Rev. Sam Kennedy, before and during his ministry in Saskatchewan, as well as photographs of Kennedy and the United Church in Francis, Saskatchewan. His correspondence includes: letters written by Kennedy to his mother, from his postings in Alameda (1917) and Francis (1925-1928); to Margaret Kennedy, from various places in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan (1909-1919, 1927, 1937, 1944-1946); and to Isabel, from Francis, Saskatchewan (1928).

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Original order for many of these records is unclear. Items listed under A1094.XVII.M were arranged sometime between 2000 and 2011.

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  • English

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Some records are restricted, due to the personal information they contain. For further information, consult the Saskatchewan Conference Archivist.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to the conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult archivist for assistance.

Finding aids

GS-168 includes original file and series listings, in section A1094.XVII.M.

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Biographical file for Samuel Arthur Kennedy included in the Saskatchewan Conference collections (file number A676.XX.Kennedy). Additional records relating to local churches, including those of Francis United Church, are included in congregational records collections held by the Saskatchewan Conference Archives.

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