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[Bookplate for James Fielding Sweeny]
[Bookplate for James Fielding Sweeny]
Title[Bookplate for James Fielding Sweeny]
Date Created[between 1900 and 1929]
Sort Date1929
DescriptionAt the top center of the bookplate is a mitre with a crosier on the left side and a banner on the right side. Below that is a crest with argent (silver) background, divided by per pale ; on the sinister side, a mitre and key are crossed, with a coronet, two books, and a dove, holding an olive branch. On the dexter side, two battle axes crossed above two boars, rampant, counterpassant. Beneath that is another crest, divided per pale. The sinister side has an argent background and two battle axes, crossed, above two boars, rampant, counterpassant. On the dexter side, is a lion, rampant. At the base of the bookplate is an alley of columns.
Extent1 bookplate : woodcut ; 9 x 12.8 cm
Subject - GeographicOntario
Personal NamesSweeny, James Fielding
TypeStill Image
NotesThe Most Rev. James Fielding Sweeny (1857'1940) was born November 15 in London, and was educated at Montreal High School, McGill Normal School, and McGill University (BA 1878, MA 1881). He then studied at the Montreal Diocesan Theological College and was ordained deacon and priest. He received an MA and BD in 1883 from the University of Trinity College, Toronto, and a DD in 1885. He became Rector of St. Philips, Toronto in 1882 ; appointed honorary canon of St. Alban's Cathedral, Toronto, in 1889 ; and was elected R.D. of Toronto in 1895. He was elected fourth Anglican Bishop of Toronto and Rector of the Cathedral Church of St. James in 1909, and was elected Archbishop of Ontario in 1932. He received honorary doctorates from Bishops, Wycliffe, Kings, and Windsor Nova Scotia.
1) 'James Fielding Sweeny.' Wikipedia. Accessed on March 18, 2011 from
Access IdentifierBP MUR CAN P S944
Digital IdentifierBP_MUR_CAN_P_S944
Is Part OfRBSC Bookplates
SourceOriginal Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. Thomas Murray Bookplates Collection. Leslie Binder. BP MUR CAN P S944
Date Available2011
Publisher - DigitalVancouver : University of British Columbia Library
RightsImages provided for research and reference use only. Permission to publish, copy, or otherwise use these images must be obtained from Rare Books and Special Collections:
TranscriptJames Fielding Sweeny ma dd Fourth Bishop Toronto 1909. architect/Westmorland Ave./Toronto
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