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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
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.)
Student notes
CA PMRCA 01 · Series · 1908
Part of H.P. Davidson fonds

Series consists of a notebook relating to a course on New Testament criticism, which he was likely enrolled in at Knox College, Toronto.

H.P. Davidson fonds
Fonds · 1908

Fonds comprises a single record series: Student notes (1908).

Davidson, H.P.
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
Fonds · 1904-1925

Fonds contains records of South Arm and Steveston Presbyterian Churches, and some records of the Steveston United Church, especially committees shared between the Steveston and South Arm Congregations before 1962. Holdings include: marriage registers, 1959-1986; burial registers, 1927-1929 and 1959-1988; membership records, 1918-1929 and 1969-1993; Session minutes, 1906-1964; Managers' and Stewards' minutes, 1904-1967; Official Board minutes, 1934-1969; Congregational minutes, 1904-1989; Council minutes, 1971-1993; minutes and records of subcommittees including the Building Committee, 1906, and South Arm U.C. Building Society, 1958-1959; the Joint Manse Committee, 1929-1963; Legal/property records (1958-1965); Records of women's and youth groups, including the Ladies' Auxiliary (Ladies' Aid), 1911-1952; Woman's Association, 1954-1962; Woman's Missionary Society; 1921-1932 and 1941-1960; the United Church Women, 1962-1969; the Excelsior Bible Class, 1913-1919; the Young People's Society, 1939-1943; correspondence and subject files, 1957-1988; worship service bulletins 1963-1993; financial records, 1953-1987; annual reports, 1960-1997 (1963 and 1985 missing); newsletters including the Celebrator, 1976 and 1988-1997 and Between celebrators, 1988-1993; Church directories, 1965-1982; and Sound and moving images, [198-?].

South Arm Presbyterian Church (Richmond, B.C.)
Fonds · 1914-1925

Fonds contains the records of Garden City United Church, Wilkinson Road-Garden City Pastoral Charge, Wilkinson Road Methodist Circuit and Garden City Methodist Church. Records include Baptism, marriage and burial records (1944-2012); Membership records (1964-2012); Board and committee records (1915-2012); Legal and property records (1934-2012); Women's group records (1926-2012); Sunday school records (1924-1974); Youth group records (1915-1921); Records of other groups (1931-1969); Correspondence / subject files (1974); Financial records (1933-1983); Annual reports (1943-1997); Newsletters (1962, 1990-2001); Congregational histories (1989-2010); and Photographs (1914-2012).

Garden City Methodist Church (Victoria, B.C.)
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.)
Fonds · 1913-2005

Fonds consists of records from Skeena River Methodist Circuit which includes Terrace, Kitsegucla, Kitselas and Cedarvale, Knox Presbyterian Church (Terrace, B.C.), and Knox United Church (Terrace, B.C.). Records include Baptism registers (1920-1993), marriage registers (including civil) (1921-1988), and burial registers (1921-1972); Board and committee records (1913-1989); Property and legal records (1981-1988); Women's group records (1932-2005); Sunday school records (1954-1972); Youth group records (1954-1957); Records of other congregational groups (1954-[198-?]); Ecumenical group records (1970-1982); Congregational financial records (1965-1976); Annual reports (1956-1992); Newsletters (1972-1991); and Photographs (1912-1992).

Knox United Church (Terrace, B.C.)
Fonds · 1910-1925

Fonds consists of records from Collingwood Methodist Church and Collingwood United Church. Record series include: Baptismal records (1910-1978), Marriage records (1920-1926), Burial records (1912-1987); Board and committee records (1911-1997); Records of other groups (1918-1970); Congregational financial records (1911-1998); Membership records (1910-1960); Women’s group records (1941-1995).

Collingwood Methodist Church (Vancouver, B.C.)
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
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.)
Reference material
CA PMRCA 09 · Series · 1926
Part of Robert F. Smith fonds

Series consists of The United Church of Canada Forms of Service (1926) that Smith’s grandfather, Rev. Robert Smith, used during his ministry.

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
J. Edward Rendle fonds
Fonds · [ca. 1910]-1930

Fonds consists of sermons, correspondence, essays and written presentations, booklets, and a photograph.

Rendle, J. Edward
CA FTST MS 2 · Fonds · 1898-1917, 1933

The fonds consists of the business records of the Presbyterian Church in Fort Steele. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial records, and a list of new members for 1933.

Presbyterian Church (Fort Steele, B.C.)
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)
Kathleen How fonds
Fonds · 1935-1936

Fonds consists of a photo album relating to students at the Alberni Indian Residential School.

How, Kathleen
Collection · 1938

Collection was developed by the Rev. John Goodfellow, an amateur church historian who also served on the BC Conference Archives and Historical Committee from 1925 to 1950. He collected information from various sources about the early history of the United Church and its founding partners (Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches) in British Columbia. Collection consists of the following series: Biographical files; Congregational files; Subject files; and Photographs.

United Church of Canada. Pacific Mountain Region. Archives
Yoshinosuke Yoshioka fonds
Fonds · 1917-1939

The photograph collection documents Yoshioka’s transition to Canada and his life as a minister serving in the Japanese community. The majority of the collection dates from the earlier 1920s, his early days in Canada; photographs capture the life of the Japanese church community in and around Steveston and Powell Street. Fonds also includes photographs of the Yoshioka family and Rev. [Robert?] Wilkinson and his family, taken at Shizuoka, Japan, around 1917.

Yoshioka, Yoshinosuke
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
Fong Dickman fonds
Fonds · [between 1898 and 1946]

Fonds consists of the following record series: Sermons ([between 1898 and 1946]); Correspondence ([between 1898 and 1946]), and Manuscripts ([between 1898 and 1946]).

Fong, Dickman