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John Fletcher McLaughlin Fonds

Fonds #

2043

Title

John Fletcher McLaughlin fonds

Dates of Creation

1876–1972

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.

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).

Access points

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

Subjects

  • Diaries
  • Sermons

Box/File List

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