Fonds 003 - E. M. Malone archives

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E. M. Malone archives

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CA PEI SPCA 003

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  • 1905-2019 (Creation)
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    E.M. Malone

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60 cm of textual records and publications.

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(1881-22 November 1975)

Biographical history

Elwin Mortimer Malone served as priest incumbent of St. Peter's Cathedral from 1921 to 1952. He was born in 1881 in Antigua and immigrated to Canada from Barbados to take up the post at St. Peter's in 1921. His first wife was Lucille LaBeet. She apparently died before Canon Malone came to Prince Edward Island. on 20 July 1936, Malone married Margaret Hegan in Charlottetown at St. Peter's Church. Malone died on 22 November 1975 and was buried at St. Peter's Cathedral graveyard on 24 November 1975.
Elwin Mortimer Malone served as priest incumbent of St. Peter's Cathedral from 1921 to 1952. He was born in 1881 in Antigua and immigrated to Canada from Barbados to take up Records suggest that Malone's son from his first marriage, Edward Mortimer Malone, married Rita Ann Larkin in Sussex, New Brunswick, on 17 April 1938.

Custodial history

The E. M. Malone Archives are part of the backlog of records held by St. Peter's Cathedral Church, which were relocated from the church bell tower to the church basement and then into a purpose-built archival room. The records had been stored in boxes and bags at one point and original order was lost.

Scope and content

The archives consist of personal and church-related records created or received by Canon E. M. Malone in his capacity as priest incumbent of St. Peter's Cathedral Church. Series include: writings and publications, notes and sermons, correspondence, communications and addresses, reports and studies, confirmation records, congregational lists, Bibles and prayer books, service notices and prayers, records related to church administration, and records relating to personal and life events.

Canon Malone was a prolific writer; included in the archives are manuscripts and published versions of many of his works. Among his archives are also detailed list of parishioners serving in the armed forces during both the First World War and Second World War, along with copies of published and unpublished war-time prayers used during both wars.

Among the issues or topics referred to in the E. M. Malone Archives are the following: catechisms; communion; the Church of England in Canada; the Eikon Basilike; the foundations of St. Peter's Cathedral; Punch Magazine; Barbados; Antigua; Queen's College; Dalhousie University; The Book of Common Prayer; Margaret Hegan Malone (Canon Malone's second wife); World War II; requiem masses and lists of members of the congregation serving in the military; Diocese of Nova Scotia. See the file list for details about these different issues or topics, as reflected in the file titles in the list.

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NO RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS.

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LOCATION: SPCA BOX 3, SPCA BOX 4, SPCA BOX O/S 1, SPCA BOX O/S 29

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Canada

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PEI SPCA

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