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John Fletcher McLaughlin Fonds

Fonds #

2043

Title

John Fletcher McLaughlin fonds

Dates of Creation

1870–1980

Extent

43 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch

John Fletcher McLaughlin (1863–1933) was born in Cavan Township in 1863. He attended Victoria University from 1885 to 1888 and then entered the Methodist ministry. In 1891, he was appointed to the Chair in Hebrew at Victoria and lectured in Biology for the 1891–1892 year before spending two years at Oxford University preparing for his teaching career. From 1892 to 1932 he was Professor of Oriental Languages and Literature at Victoria, also teaching Old Testament. He was Dean of the Faculty of Theology from 1920 to 1928 and Registrar at Emmanuel College from 1928 to 1931.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of personal correspondence, 1878–1933; correspondence re death, 1933–1934; correspondence re biography; diaries, 1876–1892; addresses, prayers, sermons, notes, and articles; clippings; and drafts of biography by Roberta Irwin. Also includes records of the Irwin family.

Notes

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Availability of Other Formats

Microfilm copy available on 1 unverified microfilm reel: positive and negative.
Scanned copy of microfilm is also available (pdf, 435MB).

Related groups of records

See Roberta Irwin Fonds (Fonds 2044)

Access points

  • McLaughlin, John Fletcher, 1863–1933
  • Irwin, Roberta

Subjects

  • Diaries
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • Sermons

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title/Description Date
1992.007V 1 1 Correspondence 1878–1886
1 2 Correspondence 1887–1889
1 3 Correspondence 1890–1892
1 4 Correspondence 1893
1 5 Correspondence 1894–1896
1 6 Correspondence 1897–1902
1 7 Correspondence 1903–1913
1 8 Correspondence 1914
1 9 Correspondence 1915–1917
1 10 Correspondence 1918–1920
1 11 Correspondence 1921–1931
1 12 Correspondence 1932–1933
1 13 Correspondence, (Condolences at death) 1933
1 14 Correspondence, (Condolences at death) 1933–1934
1 15 Correspondence, Sympathy cards 1933
1 16 Correspondence, Sympathy cards 1933
1 17 Correspondence, re biography [197-]
1 17a Correspondence, re biography [197-]
1 18 Diary 1876–1879
1 19 Diary 1880–1881
2 20a Diary 1882–1883
2 20 Diary 1885
2 21 Diary 1892
2 22 Addresses, prayers, sermons [192?]
2 23 Addresses, prayers, sermons [192?]
2 24 Addresses, prayers, sermons 1923-1932
2 25 Teacher training notes 1881
2 26 Early teaching notes [188-]
2 27 Biology notes 1891
2 28 Sanskrit notes, I [189?]
2 29 Sanskrit notes, II [189?]
2 30 Sanskrit notes, III [189?]
2 31 Studies in Prophecy, I, II, III [199?]
2 32 Homiletic use of Old Testament History, Berwick Studies in Prophecy 1910
2 33 The Bible and Temperance [191?]
2 34 St. Paul [191?]
2 35 Summer school notes, Church work, Modern events and Prophecy 1918
2 36 Hosea [190?]
2 37 The Christian Hope in Prophecy, The Apocalypse of St. John 1904
2 38 The Message and programme of Christian Religion, The Missionary Message of the Bible [190?]
2 39 Lecture notes 1911
2 40 Notes: Psalm IV; Psalm VII; The Psalms [between 1890 and 1910]
2 41 Notes: Psalm VI; Psalm VIII; Psalm IX; Micah [between 1890 and 1910]
2 42 Notes: Biblical Theology [between 1890 and 1910]
2 43 Notes: The Origin of the Old Testament; David/Solomon; Suggestive Questions in the Old Testament [between 1890 and 1910]
2 44 Notes: Old Testament Introduction; Leviticus; Deuteronomy 1893
2 45  Notes: Studies in Christian Life—Ephesians [between 1890 and 1910]
2 46 Contracts, certificates, agreements 1882-1906
2 47 Brochures re Overseas missions, especially in Orient [between 1892-1930]
2 48 Poetry, hymns, etc. 1892
2 49 Articles by McLaughlin from Acta Victoriana 1886–1888
2 50 Pamphlets by others 1933-1964
2 51 Brochures of Victoria College events, etc. 1916-1924
3 52 Cards, pamphlets, etc. 1898-1926
3 53 Miscellaneous pamphlets 1893-1960
3 54 McLaughlin Family: Diary of Robert J. McLaughlin 1884
3 55 McLaughlin Family: Genealogical information [197?]
3 56 McLaughlin Family: Wm. Irwin, Biblical Criticism 1949
3 57 Clippings from newspapers 1900-1926
3 58 Clippings from newspapers 1954
3 59 Clippings from newspapers 1931-1933
3 60 Photocopy of Diary 1876
3 61 Photocopy of Diary 1879
3 62 Photocopy of Diary 1880–1881
3 63 Photocopy of Diary 1880–1881
3 64 Photocopy of Diary 1885
3 65 Photocopy of Diary 1892, part I
3 66 Photocopy of Diary 1892, part II
3 67 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
3 68 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
3 69 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
3 70 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
4 71 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
4 72 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
4 73 Copies of Draft Bibliography (see Roberta Irwin Fonds for Biography) [197-]
4 74 History of Muldrew Lakes (cottage) 1970
4 75 Background material re family and friends 1957-1980
4 76 Certificates re school teaching career 1876-1887
4 77 Letters and class tickets re parents and in-laws 1870-1871