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Passport photograph of Howard Jewell, 1942
Passport photograph of Howard Jewell, 1942
M-9157-1

Howard Jewell fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Personal documents. -- 1940-1946
Series 2 Scanned Document Personal papers and church records. -- 1940-1947
Series 3 Collected publications. -- 1926-1947
Series 4 Scanned Document Photographs. -- [ca. 1941-ca. 1947]
Series 5 Sound recordings. -- 1944-1946

Inventory

Series 1Personal documents. -- 1940-1946. -- 2 cm of textual records. -- This series contains Howard Jewell's passport and documents that certify his status as a minister of religion.
M-9157-1 Personal documents. -- 1940-1946. -- Howard Jewell's passport, certificates of minister's credentials issued by the Grace Assemblies of America and Fundamental Ministerial Association, certificates of authorization to perform marriages in Alberta.
Series 2 Personal papers and church records. -- 1940-1947. -- 38 cm of textual records. -- This series contains Howard Jewell's correspondence, financial records, sermons, writings, and other documents related to his personal life and his profession as Director of the Church in the Wildwood. -- Some insignificant financial documents were not retained.
M-9157-2 Advertisements, newsclippings, radio ads. -- [1942-1947]. -- Advertisements and announcements of church services and broadcasts.
M-9157-3 Advertising : handbills, posters, letterhead stationery. -- [1941-1947].
M-9157-4 Business cards and contact information. -- [ca. 1941-ca. 1947].
M-9157-5 Church in the Wildwood question contest. -- [ca. 1941-ca. 1947]. -- Scripts for brief radio spots in which listeners were invited to answer Biblical questions.
M-9157-6 Correspondence : Marion Bell. -- 1945-1947. -- Marion was Howard's secretary and companion. Her mother Margaret "Pearl" Bell was a friend and supporter.
M-9157-7 Correspondence : "Bessie". -- 1944-1946. -- Bessie was a friend.
M-9157-8 Correspondence : Christmas cards. -- [ca. 1942]-1946. -- Cards from parishioners, radio listeners, friends, business associates.
M-9157-9 Correspondence : citizenship and immigration. -- 1941-1947. -- Howard's correspondence with politicians and officials in support of his attempt to avoid deportation to the U.K.
M-9157-10 Correspondence : daughters Grace, Hazel, Ione, Ivy, and Dolly. -- [ca. 1943]-1947.
M-9157-11 Correspondence : debts, investments. -- 1941-1947.
M-9157-12 Correspondence : Olga Finstad. -- 1944-1946. -- Olga was Howard's friend.
M-9157-13 Correspondence : friends. -- 1943-1947. -- Correspondents include Muriel Burton-Watkins, Sgt. Jack Fielder,"George", "Harold", the Lawless family, Sgt. Tommy Longstaff, Arthur Peers, Dorothy Small, Pte. Bill Wickstrom.
M-9157-14 Correspondence : Fundamental Ministerial Association. -- 1942-1946. -- Includes Constuitution, newsletters, correspondence with the National Secretary, A. L. Sorensen.
M-9157-15 Correspondence : Adeline Jewell. -- 1941-1943.
M-9157-16 Correspondence : Adeline Jewell : separation and divorce. -- 1943-1947.
M-9157-17 Correspondence : Jewell family. -- 1942-1947. -- Correspondents were Howard's father Walter, his mother, and his sister Hilda.
M-9157-18 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1941.
M-9157-19 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1942.
M-9157-20 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1943.
M-9157-21 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1944.
M-9157-22 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1945.
M-9157-23 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1946.
M-9157-24 Correspondence : ministry. -- 1947.
M-9157-25 Correspondence ; ministry : not dated. -- [1941-1947].
M-9157-26 Correspondence : Claude W. Philleo. -- 1942-1943. -- Claude was Howard's friend and pastoral colleague.
M-9157-27 Correspondence : “Sallie”. -- 1945. -- Sallie was Howard's friend.
M-9157-28 Correspondence : Glenn Wilms. -- 1943-1945. -- Glenn was Howard's young protege.
M-9157-29 Correspondence from listeners and parishioners. -- 1943.
M-9157-30 Correspondence from listeners and parishioners. -- 1944.
M-9157-31 Correspondence from listeners and parishioners. -- 1945.
M-9157-32 Correspondence from listeners and parishioners. -- 1946.
M-9157-33 Correspondence from listeners and parishioners. -- 1947.
M-9157-34 Correspondence from listeners and parishioners : not dated. -- [1941-1947].
M-9157-35 Financial records. -- 1940-1941.
M-9157-36 Financial records. -- 1942.
M-9157-37 Financial records. -- 1943.
M-9157-38 Financial records. -- 1944.
M-9157-39 Financial records. -- 1945.
M-9157-40 Financial records. -- 1946.
M-9157-41 Financial records. -- 1947.
M-9157-42 "Our Canadian Heritage" radio series. -- [1945]. -- Proposal, sample radio scripts, for a radio program to promote Canadian unity.
M-9157-43 Pamphlet. -- [ca. 1941-ca. 1943]. -- Consists of: Church in the Wildwood radio ministry : six sermonettes / by Rev. Howard W. Jewell; Adeline Pitman Jewell. -- [Calgary : the Church, ca. 1941-ca. 1943]. Scanned Document View now.
M-9157-44 Poems and hymns. -- [1941-1947].
M-9157-45 Prayer requests. -- [1941-1947]. -- Notebook.
M-9157-46 Recipes, household records. -- [1940-1945].
M-9157-47 Sermons : typical manuscript matter for Church in the Wildwood programme. -- [ca. 1941].
M-9157-48 Sermons. -- 1940-1941.
M-9157-49 Sermons. -- 1942.
M-9157-50 Sermons. -- 1943.
M-9157-51 Sermons. -- 1944.
M-9157-52 Sermons. -- 1945.
M-9157-53 Sermons. -- 1946.
M-9157-54 Sermons. -- 1947.
M-9157-55 Sermons : not dated. -- [1941-1947].
M-9157-56 Sermons : undated fragments. -- [1941-1947].
Series 3Collected publications. -- 1926-1947. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- This series consists of newsclippings, programs, religious tracts, pamphlets, newsletters, and magazines. -- Some political pamphlets, mostly concerning Social Credit theory, have been transferred to the Glenbow Library.
M-9157-57 Newsclippings. -- [1941-1947].
M-9157-58 Programs. -- [1941-1947]. -- Programs for Mollie Pierce School of Music recital, Kingdom Rally undenominational campaign, Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, The Messiah presented by United States Army Air Station, [Edmonton].
M-9157-59 Newsletters, magazines : A-F. -- 1941-1947. -- Consists of: Anglo-Israel Guide (Hollywood, Calif.); The Archer; The Covenant Tabernacle Bulletin (Bellingham, Wash.); The Deborah Call (Glendale, Calif.); The Foursquare Magazine (Los Angeles, Calif.); Free Tract Messenger (Los Angeles, Calif.).
M-9157-60 Newsletters, magazines : G-N. -- 1942-1947. -- Consists of: The Gospel Monthly (Camrose, Alta.); Grace and Truth (Danville, Ill.); Kingdom Voice (Los Angeles, Calif.); The Kingdom Voice (Croydon, Surrey, England); Milk and Meat (Llano, Calif.); The National Message (London, England); National X-Ray Magazine (Joliet, Ill.).
M-9157-61 Newsletters, magazines : P-W. -- 1937-1946. -- Consists of: The Periscope (Toronto, Ont.); Regular Baptist Fellowship (Calgary, Alta.); United Prayer League (Rolling Hills, Alta.); Weekly Unity (Kansas City, Mo.).
M-9157-62 Beams of Light. -- Vol. 2-4 (scattered issues). -- Bristow, Okla. : Bristow Gospel Tabernacle, 1943 ; Tulsa, Okla. : Beams of Light Tabernacle, 1945.
M-9157-63 The Gospel witness and Protestant advocate. -- Vol. 21-23 (scattered issues). -- Toronto : The Gospel Witness, 1943-1945.
M-9157-64 Kenyon's Herald of life. -- Vol. 11-12 (scattered issues). -- Seattle : Kenyon's Church of the Air, 1946-1947.
M-9157-65 Tracts, pamphlets : A-G. -- 1933-[ca. 1946]. -- Consists of publications by: W. F. Abel (New Orleans, La.); E. W. Abraham (Victoria, B.C.); Bible and Tract Depot (Montreal, Que.); Bible Institute Colportage Ass'n (Chicago, Ill.); British Israel Association of Greater Vancouver (Vancouver, B.C.); British-Israel-World Federation (Canada) (Toronto, Ont.); British-Israel-World Federation (Canada), Calgary Branch; Covenant Publishing Co. Ltd. (London, Eng.); A. T. Dickinson (Victoria, B.C.); Evangelical Publishers (Toronto, Ont.); Free Gospel Tract Distributors (Edmonton, Alta.); Free Tract Society (Los Angeles, Calif.); Chas. E. Fuller (Los Angeles, Calif.); George W. Gibbens (Godfrey, Ill.); Good News Publishers (Chicago, Ill.); Gospel Publishing House (Springfield, Ill.).
M-9157-66 Tracts, pamphlets : H-P. -- 1926-[ca. 1946]. -- Consists of publications by: Earl W. Harmer (Salt Lake City, Utah); The Harvester Mission (Los Angeles, Calif.); The Kingdom Group, Independent Free Church of England (Toronto, Ont.); Annir Jamieson (Delburne, Alta.); Loizeaux Brothers (New York, N.Y.); National X-Ray Publications (Joliet, Ill.); Needed Truth Publishing Office (Newcastle-on-Tyne, Eng.); Periscope Publishing Co. (Toronto, Ont.); Pickering & Inglis (London and Glasgow, U.K.); Pilgrim Tract Society (Randleman, N.C.); Prairie Bible Institute Book Room (Three Hills, Alta.); Presbyterian Church of Canada (Toronto, Ont.).
M-9157-67 Tracts, pamphlets : R-W. -- [ca. 1942-ca. 1946]. -- Consists of publications by: Rosicrucian Brotherhood (San Jose, Calif.); Sunrise Gospel Hour (Calgary, Alta.); The Temple of Yahweh (Los Angeles, Calif.); Toronto Jewish Mission (Toronto, Ont.); Tract Press (Harrisonburg, Va.); Victoria British-Israel Association (Victoria, B.C.); R. E. Wemp (London, Eng.); Western Canadian Broadcasting Association (Brooks, Alta.); Woolverton Printing Co. (Cedar Falls, Iowa).
Series 4

Photographs. -- [ca. 1941-ca. 1947]. - 23 photoprints. -- This series consists of photographs, mostly of Howard Jewell's family, colleagues, and friends.

Some of these photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

PA-3695 Photographs. -- [ca. 1941-ca. 1947]. -- 23 photoprints. -- Includes images of Howard Jewell, Adeline Pitman Jewell, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jewell, Rev. Claude W. Philleo, [Rev. J. D. Carlson?] in front of the Sunrise Gospel Hour storefront chapel (Calgary), Cst. C. S. Bell (RCMP), Aspen Beach Club (Gull Lake, Alta.), Grace Iris Marie and Faith Doris Marjorie [twins about 1 year old] taken in 1942, and others unidentified.
Series 5 Sound recordings. -- 1944-1946. -- 15 audio discs. -- This series consists of recordings used in the production and broadcast of Howard Jewell's radio program “Herald of the Kingdom”.
RAD-57-1 Herald of the Kingdom, Victoria, B.C. -- 1944 Feb. 27. -- 1 audio disc (ca. 17 min.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm. -- Includes songs: Standing on the promise; I know I'll see Jesus some day; Jesus shall reign.
RAD-57-2 Kingdom melodies. -- 1944 Apr. 5. -- 1 audio disc (ca. 19 min.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm.
RAD-57-(3-4) Kingdom melodies. -- 1944 Apr. 20. -- 2 audio discs (ca. 25 min.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm.
RAD-57-(5-6) Herald of the Kingdom. -- 1944 Oct. 15. -- 2 audio discs (ca. 26 min.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm. -- Includes sermon: Apocalyptic sketches.
RAD-57-(7-8) Sunday broadcast. -- 1944 Dec. 10. -- 2 audio discs (ca. 28 min.) ; 78 rpm ; 30 cm. -- "Subject: Talents".
RAD-57-(8-9) Subject : Poverty & riches. -- 1944 Dec. 17. -- 2 audio discs (ca. 26 min. 15 sec.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm.
RAD-57-10 I walk with a king ; Garden of prayer / soloist, Edward Peterson ; organist, Arnold Bonter ; announcer, E. Peterson. -- 1945 Jan. 31. -- 1 audio disc (ca. 18 min) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm. -- May be unplayable due to cracks in shellac.
RAD-57-(11,15) Herald of the Kingdom. -- 1945-1946. -- 2 audio discs (ca. 44 min.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm. -- Includes sermons: Life from the dead (1945 May 13) ; Let all the House of Israel know (1946 Mar. 24).
RAD-57-12 Tell me the story of Jesus ; The glory of his presence / soloist, E. S. Peterson ; organist, B. Hodgkinson. -- 1946 Jan. 6.
RAD-57-(13-14) Herald of the Kingdom program. -- 1946 Mar. 10. -- 2 audio discs (ca. 26 min.) : 78 rpm ; 30 cm. -- Includes sermon and talk: Treasure in earthen vessels ; Questions answered: (1) Who is the anti-Christ? (2) Does the Bible teach communism?
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