Fonds E/C/M821 - A.G. Morice fonds

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A.G. Morice fonds

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CA BCA E/C/M821

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  • 1892-1895 (Creation)
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    Morice, A.G. (Adrien Gabriel)

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1 cm of textual records

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(1859-1938)

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Father A.G. Morice was a priest of the Oblate Order who served as a missionary to the Chilcotin Indians until 1885 when he was sent to Fort St. James, Stuart Lake. While at the Indian missions, Morice invented a syllabary for the Dene languages and printed catechisms and prayer books in those languages. A prolific writer, Morice's many works included histories of Western Canada and the Catholic Church.

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The fonds consists of copies of outward correspondence of A.G. Morice.

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BCAUL control number: BCA-1598

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