Series 047/32 - Additional correspondence, committee papers and obituaries

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AU AU-MTC 047-047/32

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Additional correspondence, committee papers and obituaries

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  • 1974-2016 (Creation)

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Loose papers in 3 manila folders

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(1916-1994)

Biographical history

David Broughton Knox, son of Canon D.J. Knox, had a long and distinguished connection with Moore Theological College. He was resident tutor from 1947-1953, Vice-Principal from 1954-1958 and Principal from 1959-85. Canon Knox, amongst other interests and duties, was a past President of the Council of Churches (NSW) and was Canon of St. Andrews Cathedral (as was his father in the 1940s) in the 1960s. In 1989 he established George Whitefield College in South Africa, and served as Principal until 1992. He married Ailsa Lane in 1950 and they had six children.

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This series was collected by Knox's successors Peter Jensen and Mark Thompson, and transferred to archives in March 2018. It includes obituaries and testimonials, correspondence relating to George Whitefield College, copies of Moore College Committee minutes, Principals' reports, documents from the opening of the Broughton Knox Teaching Centre and 'The Legacy of Broughton Knox' Library Day 2016.

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With the exception of the published obituaries, permission of the Principal is required.

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  • Shelf: B 11