Collection 047 - Papers of D.B. Knox

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AU AU-MTC 047

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Papers of D.B. Knox

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  • 1860-1994 (Creation)

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Papers and bound volumes, 36 boxes

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(1916-1994)

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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This collection includes minutes of various Moore College and other committees, financial records, correspondence, conference material, speeches, articles, personal papers, transcripts of radio broadcasts, testamurs and his doctoral hood

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Mostly chronological

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Permission of the Knox family required to access personal papers. Permission of the Principal required to access Moore College papers.

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