- 1963 (Creation)
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Loose papers in 2 manila folders, 1 notebook
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Bishop George Alexander Chambers (b. 1877) was a student at Moore College in 1901-1902. In 1901 he was ordained Deacon, and Priest in 1902. From 1904-1911 he was Vice-Principal of the College, acting Principal in 1908-1909, and 1920-1921, and a Trustee of Thomas Moore's Estate 1922-1927. From 191-1927 Chambers was Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Dulwich Hill, in which time he was instrumental in the foundation of Trinity Grammar School where he was a Warden from 1913-1927. In 1927, Chambers was appointed Bishop of Central Tanganyika, a position he held for 20 years until 1947. Following his retirement in 1947, Bishop Chambers took up the role of Chaplain to the British Embassy in Paris until 1955.
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The series comprises handwritten, undated manuscripts written by Chambers. Those with titles include Tanganyika Reminiscences 1963.
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