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Mitchell Family Fonds (P044)

1822-1897. - 20 cm of textual records.

Administrative History - Biographical Sketch:

A member of the Baptist Church, Edward Mitchell attented Dartmouth College in Hanover (New Hampshire) in the 1820s. Later, he served as a minister for the Calvinist Baptist Society in Georgeville (Québec).

(Source : Guide to Archival Resources at McGill University : Private Papers At McGill University. McGill University Archives. 1985. Vol.3, p.308)

Scope and Content:

The great majority of the Mitchell family papers are those of Edward Mitchell and concern his student days and his subsequent career as a minister. There are student compositions, 1824-1930; sermons and notes, n.d.; a manuscript describing his religious experiences and another of "Social Friends", n.d.; and manuscripts of various poems. There are also deeds to land owned by other family members, 1837-1897. The fonds consists of four series: Edward Mitchell, Ruth Mitchell, Nathan Mitchell, Naomi Mitchell.

(Source : Guide to Archival Resources at McGill University : Private Papers At McGill University. McGill University Archives. 1985. Vol.3, p.308)