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Algoma Anglican (newspaper) series

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.30 m of textual records.

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History Biographical: 

The Algoma Anglican newspaper is the regional diocesan newspaper for the Anglican Diocese of Algoma. 

The Algoma Anglican began publishing in 1957 and succeeded the Algoma Missionary News as the diocesan newspaper. The tag line for the newspaper is "Official Voice of the Diocese of Algoma – A section of the Anglican Journal" and the current editor of the paper is the Rev'd Peter Simmons.

Editors of the paper have included: Rev. David N. Mitchell (1960-1971), Rev. Roger W. McCombe (1971-1979), Rev. John Hordon (1979-1971), Hugh K.B. Mackenzie (1981-1985), R.J. Boyer (1985-?).

Scope Content: 

Series comprises issues of the Algoma Anglican newspaper (1957-), which succeeded the Algoma Missionary News.


This series contains historical material which uses dated language and refers to Indigenous peoples using derogatory terms. Looking at this material might be triggering or distressing. A National Residential School Crisis Line has been set up to provide support to former Residential School students and their families. This 24-Hour Crisis Line can be accessed at: 1-866-925-4419.

Custodial History: 

Accrual 2013-086 transferred from Bishophurt to Algoma University in 2013.

Access Restriction: 

No restrictions on access.

Repro Restriction: 

May be restrictions on use based on the terms of the Deposit Agreement, the Diocese's Policy on Privacy and Archives. Subject to all applicable privacy legislation.


Minor conservation performed on series.

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