Fonds - United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Division of Communication fonds

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United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Division of Communication fonds

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    • 1952-2001 (Creation)
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      United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Division of Communication

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    65 cm of textual records
    667 videocassettes

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    (1963-2005)

    Administrative history

    In 1944, the Radio Committee was established by Conference to oversee the United Church’s radio ministry in B.C. In 1956, this committee expanded to include other media and its name was changed to the Information and Stewardship Committee. By 1963, the stewardship and education functions of the Committee had been transferred to the Missionary and Maintenance and Christian Education Committees, and its name was changed to the Communications Committee. Shortly thereafter, with the introduction of the new divisional structure of Conference, it became the new Division of Communication. The Division was made up of the two groups of committees: Educational Resources and Promotion, comprising AVEL, B.C. Image, Bookstore Overnight, Communications and Education, Resource Centres, and Small Computers; and Production and Programming, comprising Radio Broadcasting and Interchurch Television. The position of Communication Officer was discontinued in 2005.

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    Fonds consists of paper records and videocassettes from the British Columbia Conference Division of Communications, and its predecessor, the Information and Stewardship Committee.

    Paper records include: Information and Stewardship Committee minutes (1956-1963); Correspondence files (1974-1978); Files of Gary Magarrell (1968-1972); Files of Rodney M. Booth (1952-1987); Interchurch Television records (1973-1980); Book Store records (1985-1987); and Financial records (1957-1968).

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    Physical condition

    Good

    Immediate source of acquisition

    Records were transferred directly from BC Conference Office

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    • English

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      File list available

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      No further accruals expected

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      ChUn 26

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      Final

      Level of detail

      Full

      Dates of creation, revision and deletion

      Created March 26, 2015
      Revised January 19, 2021

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      • English

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