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Whitehorn, Roy Drummond, 1891-1976 (Principal of Westminster College Cambridge)



Roy Drummond Whitehorn (1891-1976), Presbyterian minister, attended Trinity College, Cambridge, 1912-14, and Westminster College, 1914-15 and 1919-21. He became a minister in 1923, serving at Selangor (Malaya), York, and Oxford. In 1938 he became Professor of Church History at Westminster College, Cambridge, and was Principal of the College, 1954-63. He was Moderator of the Free Church Federal Council, 1943-44, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of England, 1950, and a member of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, 1948-54. He edited the Cambridge Review, 1913-14, and the Journal of the Presbyterian Historical Society, 1940-47.

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Roy Drummond Whitehorn: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8901
Scope and Contents School and Cambridge papers, 1909-19; family letters, c.1910-27; copy letters, miscellaneous letters, and correspondence in India, 1915-19; papers about Malaya, 1924-26; photographs of Malaya and India; letters and papers on his ministry, 1928-38; Westminster College papers and lecture notes, 1938-63; letters and papers as Moderator, 1949-50; University sermons, 1944-61; Presbyterian Historical Society, essays, lectures, broadcasts, and conferences; schemes of union (Presbyterian Church of...
Dates: 1910-1970 (Circa)
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