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William Stanford Reid

Synthetc Collection #128

Content Summary: Selected articles and books both by and about Dr. W. Stanford Reid.

Span dates:1939- Size: 0.5 cu. ft. (one box)

Access: This collection is open to researchers.

Preferred citation:
W. Stanford Reid Synthetic Collection, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, Missouri.

Related Collections:
Bible Christianity, edited by J. Marcellus Kik; Corresponence among the C. Gregg Singer Manuscript Collection and in the gathered box of materials on the Justification Controversy.

William Stanford Reid
[13 September 1913 – 28 December 1996]

“William Stanford Reid (1913-1996), The Sixteenth Century Journal, 28.2 (Summer 1997): 511-512.

William Stanford Reid family fonds, redescribed by Bob Anger, January 1999, The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives and Records Office. 12 p.

Letter to Prof. Allan A. MacRae, dated 15 October 1934. [photocopy of typescript, as found among the Papers of Dr. Allan A. MacRae. 2 p.]

"The Covenants of the Scriptures"

"The Development of Presbyterian Church Government"


"The Westminster Assembly's Directory of Worship," [excerpted from Bible Christianity, 3.9 (October 1938): 3]

"Presenting All Sides" [excerpted from Bible Christianity 5.8 (August 1940): 7-9]

"Needed: Historical Perspective" [excerpted from Reformation Today, Volume 2, Number 4 (February, 1953), pp. 11, 17.]

Chronological bibliography—

“The Meaning of History,” The Presbyterian Guardian, 6.4 (April 1939): 61-62, 79-80.

“The Calvinistic View of History: Its Presuppositions,” The Calvin Forum 6.1-2 (August-September 1940): 7-9.

“The Christian View of History: Its Development,” The Calvin Forum 6.3 (October 1940): 44-46.

“The Reformed Faith in Canada,” The Calvin Forum 8.4 (November 1942): 79.

“The Christian Student's Attitude Toward His Education,” The Calvin Forum 8.5 (December 1942): 87-90.

“Church and School in Quebec Province,” The Calvin Forum 8.10 (May 1943): 220-221.

“The Christian Approach to the Writing of History,” The Calvin Forum 9.11 (June-July 1944): 235-238.

Reformation Today. 1.1 (October 1951) – 3.3 (January 1954) [twenty-four issues in all]

Economic History of Great Britain. New York: The Ronald Press Company, 1954. Hb, x, 557 p.

“God’s Witnesses” [sermon, printed from www.abcog.org/witness.htm; captured on 6 October 2007]

“The Christian in the World,” The Gordon Review 3.2 (May 1957): 40-52

“The Reformation and the Layman,” International Reformed Bulletin, No. 13 (April 1963): 2-5.

“The Christian Professor in the Secular University,”  International Reformed Bulletin, No. 23 (October 1965): 5-13.

“The Power of the Reformation Today,” International Reformed Bulletin, Nos. 20-22 (Jan-July 1965): 37-49.

“The Death of Christ: Historical and Contemporaneous,” The Evangelical Quarterly 45.2 (April-June 1973): 69-80.

Trumpeter of God: A Biography of John Knox. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1974, 1982. Pb, unnumbered pages.

“John Calvin: The Father of Capitalism?”, Themelios 8.2 (January 1983): 19-25.

“Pressures of Change,” The Presbyterian Journal, 42.7 (15 June 1983) 8 – 9.

“The Presbyterian Reformer, The Presbyterian Journal, 45.9 (22 October 1986) 8-9.

Works concerning W. Stanford Reid—
MacLeod, A. Donald, “W. Stanford Reid—A Classic Case of Exclusion,” printout from www.presbyterian.ca/rfpc/channels/r99161-5.html, captured on 19 May 2001; 5 p.

MacLeod, A. Donald, W. Stanford Reid: An Evangelical Calvinist in the Academy. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004. Hb, xvi, 401 p.

Straka, W., editor, Some Scots: Shaping Canada. A volume of Scottish Tradition [vol. XI/XII (1981-82)], “dedicated to Professor W. Stanford Reid, founder of the Canadian Association for Scottish Studies and former Chairman of the Department of History at the University of Guelph. This special issue has been edited by J.A. McIntyre and Elizabeth Waterston, both of the University of Guelph.” Paperback journal specially bound in red-brown leather with gold lettering on spine and marbled end papers. Inscribed on the dedicatory page, “To Stanford, with affection. Archibald and Elizabeth.” Accession #001040000.

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