Sunday School Collection

Further Reading: Books, Articles and Websites

Abbott, Elizabeth. The reluctant PM: notes on the life of Sir John Abbott, Canada's third prime minister. Montreal: [The Author], 1997.

Abbott, Maude E. "The History of the Parish of St. Andrews East." The Montreal Churchman. Volumes 22 and 23 (1934-5): 8-10.

Publisher's Catalogue
Page from the General Protestant Episocopal Sunday school union and church society catalogue, taken from #SS180.

Allen, William Osborne Bird. Two hundred years: the history of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1698-1898. New York: B. Franklin, c. 1970.

Altholz, Josef Lewis. The religious press in Britain, 1760-1900. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Annual Report of the Montreal District Committee of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge for the Years 1824-25. Montreal: Printed by Armour and Ramsay, 1825.

Bratton, J.S. The Impact of Victorian Children's Fiction. London: Croom Helm, 1981.

Breve Histoire du livre au Quebec. Montreal: Association nationale des editeurs de livres, 1998.

Briggs, Allen F. "The Sunday School Library in the Nineteenth Century." Library Quarterly. V.31, April 1961 166-77.

Canary, Robert H. "The Sunday School as Popular Culture." Midcontinent American Studies Journal. 9.2 (1968): 5-13.

Cliff, Philip. The rise and development of the Sunday School Movement in England, 1780-1980. Redhill :National Christian Education Council, 1986.

Cooper, John Irwin. The blessed communion: the origins and history of the Diocese of Montreal, 1760-1960. [Montreal]: Archives' Committee of the Diocese of Montreal, 1960.

Darton, F.J. Harvey. Children's Books in England: Five Centuries of Social Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Davis, Donald G. Reading for moral progress: 19th century institutions promoting social change. Champaign, Ill.: Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, c1997.

Drolet, Antonio. Les bibliotheques canadiennes, 1604-1960. Montreal: Cercle du livre de France, c.1965.

Dunning, Albert. The Sunday School Library. Boston: Congregational Sunday School and Publishing Society, c. 1883.

First Annual Report of the Montreal District Sunday School Society, in Connection with the Quebec Diocesan Sunday School Society. Montreal: Printed by Armour and Ramsay, 1836.

Hawkins, Ernest. Annals of the Diocese of Quebec. London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1849.

Hewitt Gordon. Let the people read: a short history of the United Society for Christian Literature. London: United Society for Christian Literature, 1949.

Lacquer, Thomas Walter. Religion and respectability: Sunday schools and working class culture, 1780-1850. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.

Lancaster, Charles Frederick. Religious education under the Church of England in Canada with special application to the Sunday school. Harvard, Mass.: Faculty of the Graduate School of Education, Harvard University, 1923.

May, Edward Geoffrey. A hundred years of Christ Church, St. Andrews, P.Q.: an historical sketch of the pioneer church of the Ottawa valley. St. Johns, QC: E.R. Smith Co., 1919.

Proceedings of the Annual Synod of the Diocese of Montreal. Montreal: Gazette Print Co., 1859-1893.

Rachman, Stephen. Shaping the Values of Youth: Sunday School Books in 19th Century America. Available from the Library of Congress website.

Reisner, M. E. The measure of faith: annals of the Diocese of Montreal, 1760-2000. Toronto: ABC Pub., 2002.

Reisner, M.E. Strangers and pilgrims: a history of the Anglican Diocese of Quebec, 1793-1993. Toronto: Anglican Book Centre, 1995.

Sunday School Union of the Province of Quebec: Report. 1900.

Thomas, C. History of the counties of Argenteuil, Quebec, Prescott, Ontario [facsimile edition]. Belleville, Ont.: Mika Publishing Company. 1981.

Wales, Benjamin Nathaniel. Memories of old St. Andrews, and historical sketches of the seigniory of Argenteuil. Lachute, Que.: Watchman Press, c. 1934.