Anglican Diocese of New Westminster Archives

Identity area

Identifier

ANGNW

Authorized form of name

Anglican Diocese of New Westminster Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Religious Organization

Contact area

 

Melanie Delva, Archivist Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

c/o Diocese of New Westminster
1410 Nanton Avenue

Locality

Vancouver

Region

British Columbia

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V6H 2E2

Telephone

604-684-6306 ext.230

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Archives of the Diocese of New Westminster was established in 1980.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Mandate is to arrange and describe the official records of the Diocese of New Westminster, its Officers and Committees, and such other records deemed of historical value. Holdings include constitution and canons, Synod Journals, clergy documents and registers, subject cut files, diocesan officers and deaconess files, financial records, general correspondence files, legal records, parish files, personnel records, procedures manuals, records of the Bishops and diocesan officers, including the Legal Assessor, Registrar and Treasurer, records of program officers, including the Christian Education Coordinator, Communications Officer and Youth Ministry Coordinator, and records of Diocesan Council and various boards, committees and task forces. Also included are some personal collections and records of related organizations such as Anglican Church Women, Missions to Seamen, and Camp Artaban.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 180 m of text, approximately 1500 images, and approximately 250 sets of architectural plans
Inclusive Dates: 1859-2009
Predominant Dates: 20th century

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

Until construction of a new building is completed and opened, no records are accessible.

Access conditions and requirements

Records are subject to the British Columbia Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA)

Accessibility

The archives are fully accessible to those with mobility issues.

Services area

Research services

Photocopier, microfilm reader/printer are available for use for a small fee.

Reproduction services

Please consult the archivist.

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised October 2009.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov. 7, 2010; July 7, 2014; Mar. 3, 2015; January 10, 2016.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

c/o Diocese of New Westminster 1410 Nanton Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
CA V6H 2E2