Series 044/10 - Audio recordings

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AU AU-MTC 044/10


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  • 1953-1956 (Creation)

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7 1/4 in. magnetic tape reels

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Thomas Chatterton Hammond (b. 1877 — d.1961), born and raised in Ireland, was ordained Priest in 1905 and married Margaret McNay in 1906. Reverend Hammond ministered in Dublin before settling in Australia to take up the position of Principal of Moore Theological College and Rector of St. Philips, Church Hill in April, 1936, a position discussed on a brief visit to Australia in 1926. Reverend Hammond was esteemed as a scholarly Theologian, and an outstanding Principal of Moore Theological College (1936-1953). He published several important works and played a major role in the debate and drafting of the Constitution of the Church in Australia.

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Tape 1: Side 1 T.C.H. on transubstantiation and the way of salvation, Side 2 Bernard Judd Protestant Witness
Tape 2: Side 1 Loyal Orange Lodge address - Roman Catholicism in history, Side 2 Debate in Parliament of breach of privilege of Raymond Fitzpatrick and Courtney Brown.
Tape 3: Side 1 Bishop [de Mel?] Sermon preached in St Andrew's Cathedral May 1 1956 at the consecration of Bishop Kerle, Side 2 Rev. Ernest Watson
Tape 4: T.C. Hammond's autobiographical account of his adventures in Ireland, Side 2 Temperance Alliance Broadcast
Tape 5: Adventures in mission work in Ireland

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Requires magnetic tape player. These tapes have been digitised.

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mp3 files of these recordings can be accessed on Myrrh:

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  • Box: T.C. Hammond Box 10
  • Shelf: B 7