AU AU-MTC 044/3
Miscellaneous printed material
- 1869-1954 (Creation)
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3 bound volumes and loose papers
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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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Items reflecting Hammond's interest in the Church and Ireland, including their constitutions and Acts. Also included is typed lecture handouts from Cranmer Bible College on 15 books of the bible; Typed notes relating to the addresses given by the committees in support of a Call to the peoples of Australia, beginning in 1951 on Anzac Day, including addresses by Sir Edmund Herring on the theme of the call, better citizenship. 1954 Sir W. Slim Religious and Moral basis of the crown, National Service Training, Coronation Broadcasts. Includes Circular from Chairman Standing committee in Support of Call to Rev. F.G. Taplin about sending him printed copies of addresses.
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