- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Hutchinson, Gerald M.. "James Evans". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 04 March 2015, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/james-evans. Accessed 23 March 2019.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Hutchinson, G., James Evans (2015). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/james-evans
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Hutchinson, Gerald M., "James Evans". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published May 19, 2008; last modified March 04, 2015. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/james-evans
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- Gerald M. Hutchinson, The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "James Evans", last modified March 04, 2015, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/james-evans
|Article by||Gerald M. Hutchinson|
|Published Online||May 19, 2008|
|Last Edited||March 4, 2015|
James Evans, Methodist minister, linguist, creator of Cree syllabic writing (b at Kingston-upon-Hull, Eng 18 Jan 1801; d at Kelby, Eng 23 Nov 1846). Ordained in 1833, Evans served in various missions in Upper Canada, learning
Rev James Evans translated the hymns, invented the letters, cast the letters himself and printed the hymnary on birch (courtesy Victoria University Library, Toronto).