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Kingsley Joblin Fonds

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Kingsley Joblin fonds

Dates of Creation

[199–?]–[ca. 2003]


3 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch

Kingsley Joblin (1912-2003) 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

Fonds consists of photocopy of manuscript of memoirs of Kingsley Joblin, reminiscing about his student days and teaching career at Victoria University, 1929–2003.


Source of Supplied Title

Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Manuscript was in the possession of James Carscallen.


No further accruals are expected.

Access points

  • Joblin, Kingsley, 1912–2003
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Faculty
  • Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.)—Students


  • Reminiscences
  • Theology—Study and teaching