Pattison, Francis Wayland. Travel book, 1930.

Collection Information

Francis W. Pattison Travel Book


Pattison, Francis Wayland, 1878-1939.




1 bound book, 108 pages, ill., 22 cm.

Collection ID #:

MS 5040

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Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the Francis W. Pattison travel book, MS 5040. The Congregational Library and Archive, Boston, MA.



Processing information:

Collection processed by Jessica Steytler, August 2012


Rev. Francis W. Pattison's travel book documented his visit by boat to England in the summer of 1930. He toured several towns before attending the 5th International Congregational Council in Bournemouth, England as a delegate. The book contains his observations, mentions several notable fellow-attendees and has souvenirs from his weeks abroad. Following the Council, he spends several weeks in England before traveling to Oberammergau, Germany for their Passion Play. He returned to Massachusetts August 16.

Acquisition Information:

A gift from Lynne Polelle, August 2012.

Biographical Information

1879 Born to English parents in New York
1904 Graduated from Acadia College, Wolfville, Nova Scotia
1906 Graduated from Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, NY
1906-1907 Missionary Pastor Manitoba and Alberta Canada
1907-1908 Assistant to Rev. G. Campbell Morgan, D. D., London, England
1908-1910 Pastor with Maverick Congregational Church, East Boston, MA
1910-1913 Served Baptist Church, Summerland British Columbia, Canada
1913 Married wife, Maria
1914-1915 Assistant to Rev. G. Campbell Morgan, D. D., London, England
1915-1934 Pastor at East Northfield Congregational Church, East Northfield, MA
1934-1939 Served without pastorate in Calgary and Brandon Alberta, West Summerland, British Columbia, Canada

Children: Mary, Helen, Francis, and Meredith.

Full obituary from Rochester Alumni-Alumnae Review (1940, April-May), 31. [PDF]


Related Material

Proceedings of the Fifth International Congregational Council, Bournemouth, July 1st-8th, 1930 : the general subject being the living church edited by Albert Peel. (1930)


Access Terms

International Congregational Council, Bournemouth England, 1930.


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