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George Hills fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1838-1912, predominant 1838-1895

Fonds consists of Journals, notes, correspondence, and clippings.;Includes transcribed copies of Bishop's journals (1838-1861) and photocopied copies of the Journal (1838-1895) which provides valuable insights into the early history of the church in British Columbia, the establishment of the first missions, ordinations of the various clergy, dedications and consecrations of churches, visits to new towns and settlements all over the province, synod resolutions, the handling of the Cridge affair, and the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Included also are handwritten liturgical notes and a vocabulary, written in a native Indian language, Bishop Hills' seal crest, materials about Bishop Hills written after his death.

Hills, George, 1816-1895