Fonds - Cape Mudge Indian Mission fonds

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Cape Mudge Indian Mission fonds

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  • 1919-1947 (Creation)
    Cape Mudge Indian Mission

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2.5 cm of textual records

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R.C. Scott opened the Indian Mission at Cape Mudge, with the Iwyll being brought to the coast for his use. Initially the Mission had responsibility for "Cape Mudge and Campbell River" and surrounding regions under the Methodist Church of Canada. The United Church continued the Mission after church union in 1925; in 1948 it had no minister, although in the 1950s it did continue to be served at least by a lay minister; it is no longer listed in 1960. Ministers who served the Mission during the period covered by the records include R.C. Scott from 1919 to 1925, George Ridland, 1925 to 1928, George Knox, 1928-1933, Thomas Colwell, 1936 to 1937, Manly Eby, 1937 to 1939, Herman McConnell, 1940 to 1943, and T. Thompson Moore, from 1943 to 1947.

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The fonds consists of a Register of baptisms, marriages and burials, 1919-1947, and the log of the Iwyll, 1919-1925.

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BCAUL control number: UCCBC-94

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