Alfred Gandier fonds

Fonds number


Name of Creator

Gandier, Alfred

Dates of Material

1881–[ca. 1950]


Alfred Gandier fonds

Source of title proper

Title based on the contents of the fonds


42 cm of textual records

Administrative History

Alfred Gandier served several congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, from 1889 to 1908, before becoming Principal of Knox College, and then Principal of Emmanuel College, 1928–1932.

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].



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Originally held by the United Church Archives and transferred to Victoria University Archives in 1992.


The fonds is organized into 4 series: Correspondence; Sermons, addresses, and articles; Diaries; and Jean Waters Gandier Personal Papers.


This is a closed fonds. No accruals anticipated.


Administrators / Faculty personal papers