Scope and Contents
The collection contains sermons, sermon notes, correspondence, service programs, publications, a diary of a trip to England, and personal mementos and photographs.
There are about 390 sermons. Many are undated and in semi-outline form. There are also files of sermon notes and clippings.
Programs of service include services at St. Marks in Portland, Westminster Abbey in London, and Trinity Episcopal Church in Portland.
Correspondence is from 1922-1926.
Publications include The Oregon Churchman (1953-1954).
Other materials include a program and photographs of the commissioning of the H.M.S Tracker, a diary of a trip to Southern England and Continent (1956), and biographical information and mementos including clippings, certificates, and photographs.
- Creation: 1922-1966
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1966
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Reginald A'Court Simmonds (1884-1962) was born in London, and educated at Trinity College, Toronto. He was rector of St. Mark's church, Protestant Episcopal, in Portland, Oregon, 1924-1951.
1.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 record storage box
Language of Materials
Reginald A'Court Simmonds (1884-1962) served as rector of St. Mark's church, Protestant Episcopal, in Portland, Oregon, 1924-1951. The collection contains sermons, sermon notes, correspondence, service programs, publications, a diary of a trip to England, and personal mementos and photographs.
Material within this collection is minimally arranged. Any arrangement is either derived from the records' creators or custodians or from staff at the time of initial processing. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
Collection processed by staff, 1968.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Guide to the Reginald A'court Simmond Papers
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).