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Alfred Gandier Fonds

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Fonds #



Alfred Gandier fonds

Dates of Creation

1881–[ca. 1950]


42 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch

Alfred Gandier (1861–1932) served several congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, from 1889 to 1908, before becoming Principal of Knox College, and then serving as the first Principal of Emmanuel College, 1928–1932. He was married to Jean Gandier.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence (including correspondence of the Principal of Emmanuel College), 1893–1932; manuscripts of addresses and articles, 1908–1932; sermons, reports and notes, 1881–1931; diaries, 1881, 1882, 1927; published sermons, articles and pamphlets, n.d., 1905; clippings; memorial booklet, 1934; notebooks on theological subjects, n.d.; and papers from Mrs. Jean Gandier including correspondence from Alfred and biographical notes about him, 1900–[ca. 1950].

The fonds is organized into 4 series:


Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds

Related groups of records

See Emmanuel College Principal's Office (Fonds 2062)

Associated Material

The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives holds the records of Knox College.

Access points

  • Gandier, Alfred, 1861–1932
  • Gandier, Jean (nee Waters), 1872-1963
  • Emmanuel College (Toronto, Ont.). Principal’s Office


  • Diaries
  • Sermons