Collection 104/1 - Papers of Rev Harry Bates

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AU AU-MTC 104/1


Papers of Rev Harry Bates


  • 1950-1970 (Creation)

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Loose papers, 1 box

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Harry Bates was born in Sheffield, England. After studying at Bristol Bible Churchmen’s Missionary and Theological College, he was ordained in Sydney in 1941, after marrying Dorothy Byrnell the previous year. He was a visiting lecturer at Moore College between 1941 and 1945, and resident tutor and chaplain from 1954-1959. He served in parish ministry in St Andrew's Cathedral then in Yass, NSW.

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Hebrew course notes, Church History course notes, voice production, Hebrew Grammar, Sermon on the Mount, memorial service for Prince Henry of Gloucester 1974, presentation to St Andrew's Cathedral of the Great Bible 1954, training in sermon construction 1964-1965, SAMS (Australian Association) 1971, PTC course at Moore College, CMS Summer School talks 1955: 'The greatest missionary in the New Testament', Correspondence 1974-1989

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  • Shelf: U 5