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A.E. Hetherington fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1928

Fonds consists of records relating to Hetherington’s early mission work in Dawson City, his travels in northern British Columbia, and his later travels to Palestine. Records also relate to his correspondence with family; liaison with the Superintendent of Home Missions for BC; and his academic affiliations, including Columbia College, Wesley College, and the University of Manitoba. Fonds comprises the following record series: Travel diaries (1898-1928); Pastoral care records (1903-1907); Family correspondence and memorabilia (1900-2000); and Academic materials (1896-1929).

Hetherington (family)

Abbotsford Mennonite Brethren Bible School fonds

  • CA MEN 990.5.2
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1954

The fonds consists of minutes, constitution, yearbooks, and reference material relating to the history of the school.

Abbotsford Mennonite Brethren Bible School

Abram A. Wiens fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to foreign relief work, Mennonite service programs, and the establishment of the Mennonite Central Committee in B.C. Fonds also includes photographs of church groups and activities, certificates, clippings, and reference material pertaining to Wien's life.

Wiens, Abram A.

Agassiz United Church (Kent, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2011

Fonds consists of the records of Agassiz United Church, its predecessors Geneva Presbyterian Church and Agassiz Methodist Church, and jointly created records of the Agassiz-Rosedale Pastoral Charge (1969-2013). Record series include Baptism, marriage, and burial records (1900-1998); Membership records (1901-2003); Board and committee records (1895-2010); Legal/property records (1984-2009); Women's group records (1908-2003); Sunday school records (1899-1961); Youth group records (1938-1939); Records of other groups (1952-[200-?]); Congregational histories (1953-2010); Congregational financial records (1904-1938); Annual reports (1956-2011); Newsletters (2000-2010); and Guest registers (1975-1982).

Agassiz United Church (Kent, B.C.)

Alberni Indian Residential School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1976

The fonds consists of a Scrapbook, 1962-1968; a Baptismal record, 1938-1969; a Civil marriage register, 1937-1976; and a Communion roll, 1941-1954. The Communion roll was passed to a congregation, probably Tseshaht United Church, of which the students were members, and used as a record of those members of the congregation who were students at the School from 1954 to 1956.

Alberni Indian Residential School

Alberni Valley United Church (Port Alberni, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2001 - 2006

Fonds consists of a Baptism register (2001-2003) and Burial register (2001-2003); Board and committee records (2003-2004); and Annual reports (2005-2006).

Alberni Valley United Church (Port Alberni, B.C.)

Alden Barss fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1977

The fonds consists of textual records (including correspondence, reports, minutes and course materials), published materials, and photographs documenting the life and career of Alden Barss. The records relate to the teaching of horticulture; the development of the Department of Horticulture, the Faculty of Agriculture, and the University; Barss' involvement with the Anglican Theological College and the Anglican Church; his professional career; and his personal life. Some records were apparently collected and arranged by Barss in the course of writing a history of the Department of Horticulture.

Barss, Alden Forest, 1888-1980

Alert Bay United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1964

Fonds consists of Baptism, Marriage and Burial records (1938); Membership records (1915-1955); Managers minutes (1915-1918), Stewards minutes (1931-1936), Official Board minutes (1929-1956), Congregational Meetings minutes (1929-1956), and Trustees minutes (1929-1957); Woman's Association minutes (1940-1959), Ladies Aid/Woman's Association financial records (1914-1942); Congregational financial records (1921-1952); and Annual reports (1956-1960, 1964).

Alert Bay United Church

Alert Bay United Church fonds

  • CA ABL 984-257
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1969

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Board of the Alert Bay United Church (1957-1968) and of congregational meetings (1957-1969).

Alert Bay United Church

Alexander Henry Cameron fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1928

The fonds consists of the following record series: Diaries (1886-1887, 1891, 1902-1928); Sermons (1877-1912); Scrapbooks (1878-[1899?]); and Notebooks (1877).

Cameron, Alexander Henry

Alfred E. Loft collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR084
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1982]

The collection consists of essays written by Loft's students, including David Holmes-Smith and Lorraine Brand, for Loft's education courses at the University of Victoria concerning the history of education in B.C. and the history of Victoria's churches.

All Saints' Parish (Westholme/Crofton, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-2009, predominant 1892-1980

Fonds consists of consecration documents (1892), parish registers, property records, vestry and committee minutes, reports, financial statements, and related documentation and correspondence. Parish registers include: baptisms (1885-1980), confirmations (1938-1948), banns (1911), marriages (1891-1977), burials (1887-1982), and services (1894-1938).

All Saints Parish (Westholme/Crofton, B.C.)

Altman family collection

  • CA JHS A.1999.013
  • Fonds
  • 1904-2001

The fonds consists of community publications, community ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and musical scores. The fonds is arranged into 3 series: Community publications; Altman family files; and Music collection which consists of scores of both Jewish and general popular songs that bear the name of Sari Corbin.

Altman (family)

Anglican Provincial Synod of British Columbia and Yukon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903, predominant 1914-2000

Fonds consists of printed material, minutes, correspondence, reports, instruments of consecration, financial records, clippings, publications, and collections of photographs. Includes General administration records, including Constitution, Canons and Act of incorporation, Provincial Synod Journal of Proceedings, and Election and Consecration documents; records of the Metropolitan; records of Synod boards and committees, namely Provincial Council, Archives Advisory Committee, Committee on Provincial Structures and Mission, Executive Committee, Provincial Board of Missions to Orientals, Social Concerns Committee, Ministry Committee, Provincial Executive Council, Parish and Diocesan Concerns Committee, Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination (ACPO), Committee on Indian Work, Committee on Provincial Strategy, British Columbia Centennial Church Extension Fund, Provincial Consultation on the Church and Youth. Includes also records of diocesan organizations, institutions and missionary societies which contributed to the development and expansion of Anglican Church in British Columbia and to the theological education of its members (Anglican Theological College of British Columbia, British Columbia and Yukon Church Society, Columbia Coast Mission, British Columbia Anglican Youth Movement, Lytton Mission, Sorrento Centre). Includes personal records of individuals who played a role in the religious life of the province or in various supporting activities at the provincial or national level. Includes also collections of graphic and reference material which provide a valuable support documentation to the original holdings. Includes a collection of periodicals issued by national and diocesan Anglican bodies or missionary societies from their creation to the current date. Diocesan titles include: Columbia Mission Annual Reports (1859-1883), The Parish Magazine (1884-1886), The Churchman's Gazette and New Westminster Diocesan Chronicle (1883-1892). Periodicals include also various titles published by a missionary support committee in England (1889-1894) such as: New Westminster Quarterly Paper, New Westminster Occasional Paper, Monthly Record, Work for the Far West, as well as missionary society publications: Proceedings of the Church Missionary Society, The Mission Field (ca. 1860 to ca. 1920).

Anglican Church of Canada. Province of British Columbia and Yukon. Synod

Annunciation School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1955

The fonds consists of a newsletter entitled "Annunciation Hi-Lites" from June 1955 and includes articles from Father Anthony Jordon, OMI, Father O.P. Mohan, OMI, Sister St. Martin, and students L. Pierce, Robert Armstrong, Christel Geissler, L. Lyons, Jeanine Dumas, Marlene Dumas, Donald Hansen, Bill Smith, Douglas Letourneau, Kathy Saunders, Sharon Wingham, and Anna Juby. It names the First Communion class of 1955 as well as the graduation class, and discusses the Knights of the Alter (alter boys), Brownies, and Little League Baseball.

Annunciation School

Art and Gladys Howe fonds

  • CA KSM MG35
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1986

Fonds consists of 10 series and includes school records, Cowichan Lake history, IODE, United Church, books, wedding album, photographs and newsclippings.

Howe, Gladys Lomas

Associate Secretary of Evangelism and Social Service fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1951

The fonds consists of subject files, general business correspondence, personal correspondence, and publications accumulated by Hugh Dobson while he was with the Board.

United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Associate Secretary of Evangelism and Social Service

Associated Canadian Theological Schools fonds

  • CA TWU F 70
  • Fonds
  • 1988-2002

The fonds is incomplete, and consists of a limited selection of records documenting the activities and functions of ACTS.

Associated Canadian Theological Schools

B.C. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Board of Church Extension fonds

  • CA MEN 992.1
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1992

The fonds consists of files on various churches affiliated with the B.C. Conference, correspondence with missions and churches, files relating to pastoral internships, and minutes of the Board of Church Extension. Fonds also consists of records of the West Coast Children's Mission Committee, the Missionskommittee, and the Mennonite Brethren Mission of British Columbia Board.

British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. Board of Church Extension

Bailey family fonds

  • CA EMA V986.5
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1916

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Thomas Bailey family of Esquimalt. Many of the photographs depict church activities.

Bailey (family)

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

Beaconsfield United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1993

Fonds consists of the records of Beaconsfield United Church and its predecessor, Beaconsfield Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1914-1992), Marriage registers (1914-1991), and Burial registers (1914-1992); Membership records (1913-1992); Session minutes (1926-1979), Stewards minutes (1957-1969) and correspondence (1956-1990), Official Board minutes (1911-1992) and correspondence (1978-1992), and Congregational Meetings minutes (1931-1992); Manse sale and Property plans (1958-1982), Property and Insurance records (1923-1956), and Property sale records (1993); Woman's Association minutes (1943-1961), Woman's Association Dorcas Circle minutes (1958-1961) and Cash Book (1958-1961), Woman's Association Mizpah Circle minutes (1952-1962), Woman's Association S.S.C. Circle minutes (1952-1962), United Church Women minutes (1962-1987), United Church Women Unit 3 (Harmony) minutes (1962-1972), United Church Women Unit 4 minutes (1962-1965), United Church Women Unit 5 minutes (1962), and United Church Women Lo-Fa-Co Unit Financial records (1962-1972); Sunday School Executive minutes (1932-1937); Congregational Correspondence (1963-1979), Conference Loan Fund records (1985-1989), Montessori Day care records (1986-1992), Presbytery Visitation reports (1972-1990); Annual reports 1969-1991); and "The Beacon" (Newsletters) (1974-1977).

Beaconsfield United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Bella Bella United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-1956

Fonds consists of the records of Bella Bella United Church and its predecessor, Bella Bella Methodist Mission. Records include Baptism registers (1880-1843), Marriage registers (1880-1884), and Burial registers (1880-1943); Membership records (1880-1956); Session minutes (1950-1956); Manuscript Mission Journal (1880-1924); and Congregational financial records (1898-1943).

Bella Bella United Church

Bella Coola General Hospital fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-2014

Fonds consists of 12 record series: Bella Coola Hospital founding Committee minutes (1908-1948); Board policy records (1972-1985); Minutes and reports of the Board of Directors (1939-1997); Bella Coola and District Transitional Health Authority (1998-2001); Minutes and reports of the new Board of Directors (2002-2010); Committees of the Board (1972-1995); Administrative records (1941-2014, predominant 1973-1997); Financial records (1970-2013); General Hospital and Bella Coola community reports (1998-2010); Media (1950-2008); Property and building records (1995-1998); and Third Bella Coola General Hospital (1978-1981). The first accession of records was arranged and described in 1997 by Alaric Posey. These records consist of early Board meeting minutes, reports, and policies. These were described at the series level. The second accrual of records was arranged and described by Kelly Rovegno in 2017. These records date from 1908-2014, although the predominant range is 1970-2005. Records include Board meeting minutes and reports from the Board of Directors, various committees, the Bella Coola and District Transitional Health Authority, and documents relating to the administration and finances of the Hospital, mostly from 1970s onward. In addition, there is a considerable amount of records relating to the construction and opening of the third Bella Coola General Hospital.

Bella Coola General Hospital

Bella Coola Pastoral Charge fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-2007

Fonds consists of records of the Bella Coola Pastoral Charge; its congregations, Emmanuel, MacKenzie, and Augsburg United Churches; Augsburg Lutheran Church and Bella Coola Methodist Mission. Records include Baptism registers (1907-1986), Birth records (1921-1930), Marriage registers (1913-2007), and Burial registers (1909-1992); Circuit register (1925-1953), Historic roll (1947-1987), Communion roll (1940-1955, 1972); Mission Circle minutes (1920-1922), Session minutes (1949-1967), Stewards minutes (1940-1978), Official Board minutes (1934-1983) and correspondence (1952-1983), and Congregational Meetings minutes (1935-1978); Property records (1952-1988), Native Affairs and Language records (1977-1984), Visitation records (1972-1973), Refugee sponsorship (1979-1980), Correspondence (1939-1947); Historical material (1926-1976), "Bible in Bella Coola" by Cliff Kepas (church history); Account book (1920-1950), Cash book (1940-1950); and Annual reports (1940-1985, 1988).

Bella Coola Pastoral Charge

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