- CA PEI SPCA 003
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serving in the armed forces during both the First World War and Second World War, along with copies of published and unpublished war-time prayers used during both wars.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.
Addition to the archives, 2023: In a review of backlogged materials in August 2023, a book was located that had been presented to E. M. Malone on October 6, 1909. The book is in poor condition and is stored separately pending reappraisal, for repair or deaccessioning. This brief description serves to identify the publication pending additional work: A. R. Fausset D.D., The Critical and Expository Bible Cyclopedia (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1800), 753 pp., 27 x 20 x 5 cm. Evidence of worm damage. Inscription on a brown paper cover says "the Critical & Expository Bible Cyclopedia, Presented to Elwin Malone, St. Thomas, D.W.I, Oct. 6 1909." Inscription inside says "The Rev. E. M. Malone / a memento of his visit in 1909 / from his sincere friend / E. [Watson?]. / St. Thomas D.W.I. / October 6th/09. Book is stored separately in B-012: Bibles, Service Books, and Special Collections.