Samuel Sobieski Nelles Fonds

Series 8: Writing and memorabilia

Title

Writing and memorabilia

Dates of Creation

1846–1902, predominant 1848–1887

Extent

12 cm of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of various writings, including extracts, notes and reflections, 1848–1886; and personal memorabilia, including Victoria College programmes and material after Nelles death, 1846–1902.

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1991.197V 14 266

Scripture Studies. Letter to Romans, Toronto, Mark’s Gospel. London. The New Testament.

September 18, 1849 - July 16, 1850.
14 267 Scripture Studies. Letter to the Romans. [1850]
14 268 Religious Reflections. October 15, 1848
14 269 Religious Meditations. Toronto. 1849–1850
14 270 Religious Commentaries. . 1850–1851
14 271 Notebook. “Religious Meditations.” April 30, 1865–July 9, 1871
14 272 Ethical Memoranda. 1886–1887
14 273 Notebook. “Poetic Extracts.” Port Hope.
Includes lists of books to be purchased.
January, 1848
14 274 Notebook. Proverbs, Precepts, Rules, and Principles. Toronto. March, 1850
14 275 Selected Extracts. “Fellow Voices.” Toronto. May 10, 1850
14 276 Selected Extracts. Victoria College. December, 1850
14 277 Notebook. “Select Sentences from Various Authors.” February 8, 1854
14 278 Notebook. “Notes in Reading.” 1863–1865
14 279 Selected Extracts. “Scraps.” Victoria University. December 28, 1880
14 280 Notebook of Selected Extracts. 1885
14 281 Notebook of Selected Extracts. [188-]
14 282 Notebook of Selected Extracts. [188-]
14 283 Fragment of Notebook. “Wesleyan Positions.” [188-]
14 284 Notebook. “Wesleyana, being brief extracts from Wesley’s Writings.” n.d.
14 285 Review of the Reverend Baptist Noel’s Essay on Church and State for the Christian Guardian. Toronto. March 27, 1849
14 286 Notes on Church History. 1849
14 287 Parody on Hamlet’s Soliloquy. “Soliloquy in a Barber’s Shop.” February 22, 1854
14 288 Introduction to S.G. Phillips’ Need of the World. 1882
14 289 Notebook. Memoranda on College Matters.
Drafts of Address on Federation. July, 1886. Sermon. Twenty-third Psalm. London. July 3, 1886.
1886
14 290 Prayers for the Conversion of the World, for the Nation, for the Church. n.d.
14 291 Notebook. Texts and Topics. n.d.
14 292 Miscellaneous Memoranda. 1868, 1880, 1886, n.d.
14 293 Miscellaneous Notes. n.d.
14 294 Nelles’ Graduation Programme from Wesleyan University 1849
14 295 Programme for Nelles’ Funeral. October 19, 1887
14 296 Eulogy for S.S. Nelles by the Reverend Dr. William Ormiston. “Blessed are the Dead.” 1887
14 297 Invitation to Unveiling of Busts of Dr. Ryerson and Dr. Nelles. November 15, 1902
14 298 Catalogue of the Books in the Library of the Late Rev. S.S. Nelles. n.d.
14 299 Essay Dedicated to Nelles by Mary C. Weaver. “The Fine Arts—Their Origin and Influences.” n.d.
14 300 List of Nelles Memorial Subscriptions. n.d.
14 301 Scrapbook on S.S. Nelles Compiled by J.G. Hodgins
Includes photograph of Nelles, engraving of “Old Vic” and Faraday Hall, telegram from William Kerr notifying Hodgins of Nelles’ death, funeral programme, various obituary notices and newspaper reports of memorial services, abstracts of letters from Nelles to Hodgins, and information relating to the Nelles Memorial Fund.
1871–1887