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Richard Pinch Bowles Fonds

Fonds #

2060

Title

Richard Pinch Bowles fonds

Dates of Creation

1913–1947

Extent

34 cm of textual records

Administrative History/Biographical Sketch

Richard Pinch Bowles (1864–1860) was a graduate of Victoria University (B.A., Master’s and Divinity degrees) who was ordained as a Methodist minister in 1888. After serving several prominent pastorates, Dr. Bowles joined the Faculty of Theology of Victoria University in 1906. He became President/Chancellor in 1913, holding this post until retiring in 1930.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence re family, friends, Victoria University, charities and social and other activities and interests, [n.d.], 1913–1929; addresses for special Victoria University occasions, and on various subjects including theology and the relationship of students to the university, [n.d.], 1919–1928; baccalaureate addresses, 1915, 1916, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928; address by Bowles and adresses by others at his installation as President, 1913; lecture notes, [n.d.]; manuscripts of theological articles/books, 1946–1947; and a historical account of Dr. Bowles ancestors.

Notes

Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds

Access points

  • Bowles, Richard Pinch, 1864–1960
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Chancellors
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Faculty
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Installations
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Presidents

Subjects

  • College administrators
  • Theology—Study and teaching
  • Universities and colleges—Faculty

Box/File List

Acc. No. Box File Title Date
1993.043V TR The Tipperray Bowles [“These reminiscences of the former Chancellor of Victoria University, Richard P. Bowles, and his brother, the Rev. Newton E. Bowles, are offered to the United Church Archives at Victoria University by Newton Rowell Bowles. Delivered by Principal-Emeritus William O. Fennel, March 18 1993”] n.d.
1996.128V 1 1 Correspondence A–L 1914–1955
1 2 Correspondence M–T 1914–1917
1 3 Correspondence B–F 1917–1920
1 4 Correspondence H–W 1917–1920
1 5 Correspondence A–L 1920–1922
1 6 Correspondence M–V 1919–1922
1 7 Correspondence B–V 1921–1925
1 8 Correspondence A–D 1925–1927
2 1 Correspondence E–R 1922–1927
2 2 Correspondence S–W 1925–1927
2 3 Correspondence B–L 1928–1929
2 4 Correspondence P–V 1924–1929
2 5 Correspondence re: Beta Psi Chapter 1915
2 6 Correspondence from H.H. Fudger 1923
2 7 Addresses, A–P n.d., 1919–1928
2 8 Addresses R–V n.d., 1926
2 9 Addresses at Installation as President 1913
2 10 Inaugural Address 1913
2 11 Baccalaureate Addresses 1915, 1916, 1923-1925, 1927
2 12 Lecture notes n.d.
2 13 “The Thorn in the Flesh” and revisions n.d.
3 1 Manuscript “Paul and the Modern Mind” 1946
3 2 Manuscript, Book 1 1947
3 3 Manuscript, Book 2 1947