Fonds F00736 - Samuel MacLean Gilmour fonds

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Samuel MacLean Gilmour fonds

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CA ON00239 F00736

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  • [ca. 1924]-1970 (Creation)
    Gilmour, S. Maclean (Samuel MacLean)

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3.7 m of textual records, 21 photographs

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Samuel MacLean Gilmour was born at Dauphin, Manitoba, in 1905. He was educated at the University of Manitoba where he recieved a B.A. in 1924. In 1928, he received a B.D. (Old Testament) from the union of Theological Seminary in New York City and in 1937 received a Ph.D. (New Testament) from the University of Chicago Divinity School. Dr. Gilmour had a long and distinguished career as a professor and scholar of theology at Queen's University, and as a minister, chaplain, author and translator. During his career he served as President of the Canadian Society of Biblical Studies and of the Canadian Section of the Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis, 1960-1961. He was a member of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of Biblical Literature and a member of the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas. He died in 1970.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, sermons, programmes, periodicals, pamphlets covering Dr. Gilmour's career as well as his copy of the Bible.

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Donated by Mrs. J.M. Gilmour - 1979.


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  • English

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