Series 047/6 - Moore College-related subject files

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AU AU-MTC 047-047/6


Moore College-related subject files


  • 1959-1985 (Creation)

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Loose papers in manila folders, 3 boxes

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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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Files relating to specific administrative issues, created by Dr Knox as Principal of Moore College.
Bibliography - a guide for theological students
Billy Graham and Moore College 1962-1963
Bursar and staff 1969-1984
Catering 1968-1981
Conference on ordination training 1960
Course content and structure 1966-1981
Deaconess House 1973-1975
Diary - tour of theological colleges 1967
Diaconate and post-ordination training 1974-1984
Division of ministry 1969-1974
Examining chaplains 1969-1984
Faculty 1970-1974
Fees and bursaries 1951-1957
Inter Varsity Fellowship and External Studies 1956-1984
Moore Theological College Ordinance 1983-1984
Moore College Bulletin 1973-1976
Moore College Journal 1981
Moore College vs. Sunshine Discounts 1984
New applications and Board of Reference correspondence 1953-1956
Ordination candidates/Examining chaplains 1968-1972
Papers and articles written by faculty 1970-1984
Principal's Conference 1975
Principal's reports to Moore College Committee 1983-1985
Principal's secretary 1970-1974
Proposed MTh 1981
Reformed Ecumenical Synod 1972
Retirement - 1983
Room lists and timetables 1969-1973
Scholarships 1968-1971
Scholarship funds 1983
Strategic planning meetings 1971-1984
St Paul's College 1959-1965
Sydney College of Divinity 1983
Sydney Synod 1974
UNSW 1962-1965
University affiliation 1966-1967
Vice Principal DWB Robinson 1967-1971

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Alphabetical then chronological

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Access restricted. Permission of the Principal required.

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Physical storage

  • Box: D.B. Knox Box 7
  • Box: D.B. Knox Box 8
  • Box: D.B. Knox Box 9
  • Shelf: C 2