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Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-2014

Fonds consists of the following record series: Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (official minutes, 1959-1991 and 1994-1996; 1998-2014); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1965-1994); Pastoral Relations files of the Presbytery Secretary (1967-1976); and Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary.

United Church of Canada. Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery

Edward White family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1869

Fonds consists of records relating to the Rev. Edward White’s ministry in southern Ontario and British Columbia. Fonds also includes records relating to his son, J.H. White, and his family. Record series include: Diaries (1852-1918); Family correspondence (1862-1932); J.H. White family photographs ([1870?]-[1967]); and Reference materials (1852-1995).

White, Edward (Rev.)

Basil and Edythe Hartley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1941 - 1944

Fonds consists of audio, video, and visual materials created by Basil and Edythe Hartley. Materials include video footage of the Haisla people, which Hartley shot while working in Kitimaat from 1941-1944, a voiceover for the footage which Hartley’s widow, Edythe McClure, created in ca. 1983, a letter, and three photographs of Kitimaat people and landscapes. The three audio cassettes all contain the same 1983 recording.

Hartley, Reverend Basil Shakespeare Sutherland

Methodist Church Sunday School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1872-1876

The fonds consists of pre-printed Sunday School teachers classbooks, and plain notebooks, filled in for girls and boys classes, noting attendance and number of lessons cited.

Chapel Street Methodist Sunday School

Wallace Street Methodist Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1925

Fonds consists of records from Wallace Street United Church Wallace Street Methodist Church and Nanaimo Wesleyan Methodist Church. Records include Baptismal records (1903-1928), Marriage records (1900-1928), Burial records (1903-1928); Official Board minutes (1912-1925); and Sunday School records (1859-1933).

Wallace Street Methodist Church (Nanaimo. B.C.)

Gertrude Phillips fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1940

The fonds consists of spiritual lessons and letter to C. Filmer (ca. 1935), poems (1937, 1940), astrological charts (1934), and books on Aquarian philosophy.

Phillips, Gertrude

St. Andrew's United Church collection

  • Fonds
  • 1892, [195-]

Collection consists of items associated with St. Andrew's Church including floorplans of the main floor and gallery and a sketch of the exterior, photographs of the church, the old and new manses and the dedication ceremony of the new manse, programmes for a production of the Messiah and Diamond Jubilee (1934) materials.

St. Ann's Convent (Nanaimo, B.C.) photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1966

The collection consists of images of the area, exteriors of the school at different stages, interiors, students, staff, activities, and the 1981 reunion. Collection includes images of St. Mary's School, Ladysmith.

John Oliphant collection

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1991 (originally created ca. 1930)

Collection consists of research material used by Oliphant for the book "Brother XII; The Incredible Story of Canada's False Prophet and His Doomed Cult of Gold, Sex and Black Magic". Materials include photocopied clippings, photographs and articles about Brother XII. Also includes original photographs of Victor B. Harrison and of a labret.

Oliphant, John collector

Ministerial Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1898, 1913-1922

The fonds consists of minutes and record of constitution of the Ministerial Association, first known as the United Ministerial Association.

Ministerial Association (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Trinity United Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926 - 1981

Fonds consists of Marriage records (1926-1962); Board and committee records (1951-1968); Women's group records (1947-1981); Financial records (1950-1960); Guest registers (1951-1952); Annual reports (1959-1966).

Trinity United Church (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Wallace Street Methodist Church collection

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1925

Collection consists of a christmas card, four Congregational Banquet napkins, an annual report for 1914; an anniversary of Methodism programme, 1919; and inaugural programme for the Wallace Street United Church.

St. Andrew's United Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1967

The fonds consists of three subgroups: Wallace Street Methodist Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) subgroup, including records of the Nanaimo Circuit and of Ebenezer Wesleyan Methodist Church, which continued as Nanaimo Methodist Church and Wallace St. Methodist Church; St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) subgroup; and St. Andrew's United Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) subgroup. Records series of Wallace St. Methodist Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) subgroup consist of Quarterly Official Board minutes (1860-1925); Trustees minutes (1860-1883, 1886-1926); and financial records (1909-1925). Records of the Sunday School (1916-1925) and the Young Ladies' Club (1924-1925) are continued by the United Church and are included in St. Andrew's United Church subgroup. Record series of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) subgroup consist of minutes of congregational meetings (1886-1911), Board of Managers (1886-1897, 1900-1944), session (1892-1911), and Woman's Missionary Society Auxiliary (1924-1925). In all cases, there is a distinct break between these records and similar series for St. Andrew's United Church. Record series of St. Andrew's United Church (Nanaimo, B.C.) include minutes of congregational meetings (1926-1966), Official Board (1925-1966), Session (1925-1934, 1953-1966), and Stewards (1925-1966); records of Sunday School (1925-1952), various women's organizations (1925-1967), and a young people's organization 1935-1943); and scrapbooks of press clippings (1932-1938).

St. Andrew's United Church (Nanaimo, B.C.)