File REN BRC 1.19 - Death

"Most Reverend R.J. Renison Who Died Yesterday in Toronto General Hospital Yesterday, Aged 8... "Took Christianity North With Canoe and Snowshoe" The Telegram (Toronto), Oct. 7, 1957.

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CA Renison University College Archives REN BRC-REN BRC 1. 1-REN BRC 1.19

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  • 1957 (Creation)
    Renison, Elizabeth Bristol (1885 - 1975)
    Toronto, Ont.
  • 1957 (Creation)
    Renison, Colonel George Everett Bristol
    Toronto, Ont.

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0.5 linear cm. textual documents

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((1885- 1975))

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Elizabeth Bristol Renison was born in Hamilton, Ontario in 1885. In 1914 she married the Reverend Robert John Renison in Hamilton, Ontario. She died in 1975 in Toronto, Ontario. They had two sons, Robert John Bristol Renison and George Everett Bristol Renison.

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Colonel George Everett Bristol Renison is the youngest son of the Reverend Robert John Renison and his wife Elizabeth Bristol Renison. He was born in 1918 in Hamilton Ontario while his father served as an Anglican Chaplain to the Canadian Expeditionary forces. He was a war hero and former prisoner of war during World War II. He was the Chairman and founder of W.H. Smith Canada and Chancellor of Renison University College from 1986-1992 and honourary Chancellor until his death in 1998.

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This file contains articles collected by the Renison family on the death, funeral and posthumous honours of Bishop Robert John Renison except Renison College. Articles about Renison College belong in REN BRC 4. 0.5 linear cm. textual documents.

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Florence Li Tim-Oi Memorial Archives. Lusi Wong library first floor Academic Building, Renison University College

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REN BRC 1.19

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Renison University College Archives

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RAD - Rules for Archival Description, Rev. version., Ottawa: Bureau of Canadian Archivists, 2008.



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Revised 10.22.2014
Revised 06.29.2016
Revised 02.27.2017

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