Doris Jean Dyke fonds

Fonds number


Name of Creator

Dyke, Doris Jean

Dates of Material



Doris Jean Dyke fonds


12 cm of textual records
48 photographs
1 photograph album

Administrative History

Doris Jean Dyke, born Doris Jean Scott, near Toronto, was a prominent member of the Emmanuel College faculty, and a noted academic figure in the areas of feminist theology and education. Her first career was as a teacher in Ontario. In 1959, she graduated with a B.A. from Queen’s University, and later received a B.Ed. (1961) and M.Ed. (1963) from University of Toronto, as well as a M.A. (1962) and Ed.D. (1967) from Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary, New York.
Her academic career began at University of Saskatchewan in 1964 and was followed by appointments at various institutions in Western Canada, University of Louisville in Kentucky, and Dalhousie University in Halifax, where she was Professor and Dean of Education, 1973–1977. Ms. Dyke’s tenure at Emmanuel College began in 1977, where she was a Professor until her retirement in 1995, also serving as Director of Master of Religious Education (M.R.E.), 1977–1990.
As Professor Emeritus she went on to teach courses in gerontology and ministry at Emmanuel College, and at Vancouver School of Theology, UBC. Throughout her career, she contributed articles and reviews for academic publications, authored the book “Crucified Woman,” lectured widely, and served many organizations and committees, including acting as President of Canadian Theological Society, 1994–1995.
Dr. Dyke passed away October 8, 2021 in Toronto.

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence and other records re teaching and other activities at Emmanuel College, 1976-1998; published lectures, article and review, 1989-1993; publicity material, programmes, photographs and other records re conferences, concerts, 1988-[2001?]; correspondence, reviews, publicity material, photographs and other records re "Crucified Woman", 1986-1992; course descriptions, [200-?]; published lectures, article and review, 1989-1993; curriculum vitae, 2001; and photographs of travels, conferences, students, Emmanuel faculty, and other subjects.


Immediate Source of Acquisition


Finding Aids

Photographs are described in the photograph database: (Photographs can be accessed by searching the following accession number: 2006.087)


No further accruals are expected.


Administrators / Faculty personal papers

Box/File List

Identifier Titlesort ascending Date
2006.087V1-1 Emmanuel College
2006.087V1-5 Course descriptions
2006.087V1-3 Conferences/Concerts
2006.087V1-6 C.V.
2006.087V1-2 Articles and Reviews
2006.087V1-4 "Crucified Woman"