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Papers, 1875-1961 [manuscript]
Bib ID 3031293
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Strong, Charles, 1844-1942
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1878-1960 
2 m. 8 cm. 
Summary

Letters, minute boks, sermons, prayer books, newspaper cuttings, photographs, memorials etc. containing a record of Strong's work in Australia, especially his connection with the Australian Church. There are some personal letters and documents, a full record of the foundation and development of the Australian Church and a record of Strong's involvement with numerous social welfare organisations.

Biography/History

Minister of religion and founder of the Australian Church, born Dailly, Scotland, came to Australia 1875 as minister at the Scots Church, Melbourne. After a dispute with some Church members, resigned from the Presbyterian Church of Victoria. In 1885 he founded the Australian Church.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 2882.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list (8 p.) available. 
Subjects Strong, Charles, - 1844-1942 - Archives.  |  Australian Church - Clergy - Archives.  |  Australian Church.  |  Clergy - Victoria - Archives.
Time Coverage 1875-1961 
Occupation Clergy

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