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Congregation Emanu-El fonds

  • CA JHS A.2012.004
  • Fonds
  • 1851-2012

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records generated by Congregation Emanu-El including: textual records; photographs; moving images; sound recordings; ledgers; and scrapbooks.

The fonds is arranged into 22 series: Preschool and Hebrew School; Correspondence; Jewish Historical Society of British Columbia/Allan Klenman; Membership; Committees; Photographs and audio-visual; Publications; Restoration; Ben Levinson historical/archival files; Renovation (Matanah G’Dolah Project); Congregation Rabbi’s; Bar/Bat Mitzvah and conversion certificates; Jewish cemetery; Vancouver Island Jewish Community Directory (VIJCD); Financials; Holocaust Symposium; Board; Administration and operational records; Ephemera; Marriages and divorces; Scrapbooks; and Sylvester family.

Congregation Emanu-El

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.)

Church of Our Lord fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1854-2009, predominant 1874-1990

Fonds pertains to the operations, programs, and congregational, heritage and community activities of the Church of Our Lord from its founding in 1874 until the present. The fonds consists of six series:
I. Administration series, 1874-2009, 2.5 m of textual records (Vestry and Board minutes and other records, Annual Meetings, administrative files and financial records).

II. Ministry and programs series, 1874-2008, ca.2.5 m of textual records and photographs (worship services, marriages, baptisms, confirmations, burials, Sunday School, missions and outreach, publications, fellowship, gatherings and events)

III. Committees and groups series, 1920-2008, 65 cm of textual records (youth groups, women’s groups, the Missionary Guild, other committees and groups).

IV. Buildings and grounds series, 1974-2003, 1.5 m of textual records, architectural drawings and photographs (restoration and renovation planning and research, Restoration 125 Millennium Project and other projects).

V. Topical series, [ca.1880-ca.2000], ca.75 cm of textual records, photographs and print material (biography and subject files, collected Bibles, publications).

Church of Our Lord

Jewish communities of British Columbia historical collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1858-2000]

The collection consists of documents and photographs intentionally assembled collection of discrete items documenting the following areas: the occupational pursuits of B.C. and Yukon Jewry; the organized religious life of Jews in B.C.; leisure activities; and the membership and good works of organizations formed to aid and represent the Jewish community, such as the National Council of Jewish Women. There is also a wide range of individual and family portraits, and photographs of headstones.

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.)

John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JHS A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

United Church Women, British Columbia Conference fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1874-2012, predominant 1962-2012

Fonds consists of the following sub-groups: UCW, BC Conference Branch (1949-2012, predominant 1961-2012); Cariboo Presbyterial (1959-2000); Comox-Nanaimo Presbyterial (1962-2010); Fraser Presbyterial (1961-2010); Kamloops-Okanagan Presbyterial (1962-2009); Kootenay Presbyterial (1960-1971); Prince Rupert Presbyterial (1962-1971); Vancouver-Burrard Presbyterial (1960-1995); Vancouver-South Presbyterial (1962-1997); Victoria Presbyterial (1874-2006, predominant 1962-2006); Westminster Presbyterial (1962-2006).

United Church Women. British Columbia Conference.

Administration series

Series consists of four sub-series: A. Vestry records, 1874-1996; B. Annual meeting records, 1962-2009; C. Administrative files, 1927-[ca.2000]; Financial records, 1874-1998.
Vestry records are minute books, Board minutes and other records. Administrative files include correspondence, membership files, secretary’s files, office and general files. Financial records are cash and account books, ledger and general files.

Ministry and programs series

Series consists of six sub-series: A. Services, 1895-2004; B. Marriage, baptism, confirmation and burial, 1874-2008; C. Sunday School, 1924-1939, 1989; D. Missions and outreach, 1975-1999; E. Publications, 1930-2003; F. Fellowship gatherings, after 1947, predominant after 1990.
Services sub-series includes bulletins, sermons, registers, service records and lectionary bible.
Missions and outreach series includes both local and international initiatives. Publications are directories and newsletters.

George Edgar fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1876-1925

Fonds consists of three record series: Church-related textual materials (1889-1919); Photographs ([189-?]-[191-?]); and Reference materials (1876-1925).

Edgar, George

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

Topical series

Series consists of three sub-series: A. Biography files, [before 2000]; B. Subject files, [ca.1880-ca.2000]; C. Print material, 1854-2000. Biography files pertain to Bishop Edward Cridge and family and Church of Our Lord ministers and members. Print material sub-series includes five Bibles of past church members: the Cridge Family Bible, published 1854; the Frances Silver Bible, published 1868; the Laundy Family Bible, published 1890; the Olive Buckingham Bible, published 1933; and, the Rev. E. A. (Ted) Follows Bible, published 1993. All Bibles are inscribed and some are annotated.

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.)

Reformed Episcopal Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1885-ca.2000]

Fonds pertains to the Reformed Episcopal Church in Canada, the United States and England (known as the Free Church of England). The fonds consists of four series:

I. General Synod of the Reformed Episcopal Church of Canada (annual reports, correspondence, constitutions and canons, legal cases and general information, ca.70 cm;

II. Diocese of Western Canada (annual reports, records of individual churchs), ca.150 cm;

III. Free Church of England (yearbooks 1928-1993, and publications), ca.25 cm;

IV. Reformed Episcopal Church USA (newsletters, pamphlets, constitution and canons, general information), ca.25 cm.
The largest portion of the fonds consists of the records of St. Paul's Reformed Episcopal Church, New Westminster, which was from 1883 to 2002. The St. Paul's REC sub-series includes marriage, baptism and burial registers, Vestry records, records of womens groups, scrapbooks and other material.

Reformed Episcopal Church

Oriental Home and School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1959

Fonds consists of the following record series: Attendance records (1886-1942); Financial records (1888-1948); Historical accounts and other material (1887-1959); Resident case files (1891-1942); Annual reports (1926-1934); Meeting minutes (1896-1915); Property records (1908-1909); and Photographs (1901-1947).

Oriental Home and School

Charles Ora Card fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 11
  • Fonds
  • 1886 - ?

Fonds consists of the photocopied transcribed textual records of Charles Ora Card from 1886. Includes a biography from the oral history of his daughter, Pearl Card Sloan, transcribed diary entries from his Canadian travels in 1886, and a map outlining his travel route in Washington and British Columbia.

Card, Charles Ora

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

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1933

Fonds consists of Baptismal register (1911-1932), Marriage registers (1903-1933), Burial register (1911-1932); Circuit register (1886-1901), Membership certificates (1909-1912); Official Board minutes (1875-1930), Trustee minutes (1888-1930); Ladies Aid minutes (1916-1923), Woman's Association records (1917-1927), Women's Missionary Society minutes (1890-1899, 1911-1921); Sunday School records (1886-1894, 1899-1924); Young Peoples Fellowship (1926-1932).

Wesley United Church (Vancouver, BC)

Nanaimo Indian Mission (Methodist) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1952

Fonds consists of records from Nanaimo Indian Mission. Record series include: Baptism, marriage, and burial records (1886-1952) and Sunday school records (1892-1912).

Nanaimo Indian Mission (Methodist)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1887-2010

Fonds includes records of First United Church and its predecessors, First Presbyterian Church and the Turner Institute. Fonds consists of the following series: Baptisms (1919-2005), Marriages (1897-1996), and Burials (1948-2004); Membership records (1943-1968); Board and Committee records (1897-2007); Superintendent’s records (1934-1984); Administration – General (1955-2007); Personnel records (1952-1984); Women’s Group records (1894-1971); Men’s Group records (1960-1972); Sunday School records (1893-1968); Youth Group records (1952-1955); Financial records (1916-1992); Annual Reports (1917-2004); Building and Properties records (1929-1987); Worship Bulletins (1952-1988); Choir records (1924-2005); Communication records (1976-2007); Radio Ministry records (1954-1983); Outreach and Social Action (1969-2010); Welfare Industries records (1954-1979); Camp Fircom records (1954-1980); Visitor registers (1930-1974); Photographs; and Reference Materials (1935-2004).

First United Church (Vancouver, BC)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1925

Fonds consists of records relating primarily to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, but also relating to successor congregations St. Andrew's United Church (1925-1927), and St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church (1927-1947). Fonds includes the following record series: Baptism, marriage and burial records (1889-1947); Membership records (1897-1903, 1927-1931); Board and committee records (1888-1930) Women's group records (1887-1932); Sunday school records (1888-1939); Youth group records (1912-1919); Annual reports (1891-1929); and Newsletters (1865-1871).

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Hammond United Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-2012

Fonds consists of records from Hammond United Church and Maple Ridge Circuit Methodist Church, Agassiz, Westminster Junction, Pitt Meadows, and Websters Corners. Records include Baptismal register (1955-2012); Marriage registers (1920-2012); Burial register (1987-2012); Circuit register (1890-1940); Board and committee records (1908-2012); Women's group records (1943-1986); Men's group records (1960-1968); Sunday school records (1927-1968); Correspondence and subject files (1947-1963); Financial records (1911-2012); Policy and procedures (1996-2007); Annual reports (1958-2011); and Photographs and memorabilia (1982-2012).

Hammond United Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1958

Fonds consists of Baptismal register (1890-1958), Marriage Register (1900-1958), and Burial Register (1949-1957); Board and committee records (1890-1898); and Membership rolls (ca. 1920-1950).

Zion United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Cloverdale United Church (Surrey, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892-2006

Fonds consists of records from Cloverdale Presbyterian Church (Surrey, B.C.), Cloverdale Methodist Church (Surrey, B.C.), Cloverdale United Church (Surrey, B.C.), Mud Bay (Elgin) United Church (Surrey, B.C.) and Hazelmere United Church (Surrey, B.C.). Records include Baptismal registers (1898-1985), Burial registers (1928-1992) and Marriage registers (civil) (1920-1986); Communion roll (1906-1918) and Membership records (1919-1921); Session minutes (1898-1982) and Board of Managers/Stewards minutes (1892-1990), Official Board minutes (1925-1952), Trustees minutes (1899-1904), Congregational Meetings minutes (1892-1954), Christian Education Committee minutes (1965-1978), Congregational Life and Work Committee minutes (1978-1981), Building Fund Account records (1972-1986), Manse Account records (1982-1986) and Memorial Account records (1972-1986); Ladies Aid minutes (1915-1929), Woman's Association Junior Circle minutes (1933-1939), W.A. Senior Circle Treasurer's Book (1945-1961), Woman's Missionary Society Evening Auxiliary minutes (1950-1961), W.M.S. Prayer Circle minutes (1939-1948), United Church Women Alpha Unit (1965-1968), U.C.W. Onward Unit minutes (1975-1991) and U.C.W. Sunshine Unit minutes (1985-1988); Young People's Union minutes (1952-1960) and Treasurer's Book (1952-1954); Congregational financial records (1940-1986); and Annual reports (1958-2006).

Cloverdale United Church (Surrey, B.C.)

Reverend Smith Stanley Osterhout fonds

  • Fonds
  • [Between 1893 and 1911]

The fonds consists of 45 glass-plate lantern slides showing scenes from Osterhout’s work with B.C. First Nations, including the Haida, Tsimshian, and Kwakwaka’wakw. The collection includes images of people, totem poles, and landscapes.

Osterhout, Reverend Smith Stanley

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