Collection 100/1 - Papers of Gordon Harvey Smee

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AU AU-MTC 100/1


Papers of Gordon Harvey Smee


  • 1934-2006 (Creation)

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Loose papers and audio cassettes, 2 boxes

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Gordon Smee studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music before studying for the ThL at Moore College, graduating in 1935. He was ordained deacon in 1936 and priest in 1937. From 1936-1939 he was the curate at Mortdale, then in 1939 was appointed assistant minister at St Andrew's Cathedral. Between 1939 and 1943 he was the chaplain to the Children's Court. From 1943-1950 he was Rector of St John's Woolwich, 1950-1952 Rector of St Luke's Liverpool, and 1952-1968 Rector of Holy Trinity Orange. From 1967-1968 he was honorary canon of All Saints Cathedral, Bathurst. He retired in 1968, and then from 1988-1994 he was the honorary curate of St John's Molong.
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Donated by Gordon Smee, December 1997.

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Typed book manuscripts, sheet music and cassette tapes

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