Kingsley Joblin fonds

Fonds number


Name of Creator

Joblin, Kingsley

Dates of Material

[199–?]–[ca. 2003]


Kingsley Joblin fonds

Source of title proper

Title based on the contents of the fonds.


3 cm of textual records

Administrative History

Kingsley Joblin was a Victoria University graduate and long–time member of the faculty of Victoria University. Born in 1912 in Toronto, he attended high school in Stirling, Ontario before attaining a B.A. from Victoria College in 1932. After receiving a Bachelor Of Divinity (1936) from Emmanuel College, he was ordained into the ministry of the United Church of Canada, and went on to serve two churches in Toronto. In 1946, he began his teaching career at Victoria University, as Assistant Professor of the English Bible. He went on to become Professor of Religious Knowledge/Studies, 1959–1977, and also served as Chairman of that Department, 1952–1970. Rev. Joblin was a Professor Emeritus from 1978 until his death in 2003; he was predeceased by his wife Pat (nee Lipsett).

Scope and Content

Consists of a photocopy of a manuscript of Kingsley Joblin's memoirs. Joblin reminisces about his student days and teaching career at Victoria University, 1929-2003.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

2010.06V - Manuscript was in the possession of James Carscallen.

Location of OriginalsUnknown.


No further accruals are expected.

General Notes

See the James Carscallen fonds in the Victoria University Library, Special Collections. Fonds 85 - James Carscallen:


Administrators / Faculty personal papers