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Fairfield United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2000

Fonds consists of the records of Fairfield United Church and its predecessor, Fairfield Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1915-1979), Marriage registers (1915-1979), and Burial records (1915-1989); Membership records (1954, 1968); Session minutes (1928-1980) and correspondence (1965-1979), Session Elders Communion records (1970-1984), Stewards minutes (1932-1980), Stewards correspondence and reports (1942-1976), Stewards Every Member Visit Committee minutes (1958-1962), Finance Committee minutes (1914-1926), Trustees minutes (1912-1926), Trustees correspondence and reports (1953-1959), Official Board minutes (1912-1985) and correspondence (1954-1974), Congregational Meetings minutes (1943-1971), and Pastoral Relations Committee correspondence (1954-1987); Woman's Association minutes (1927-1961), Woman's Association Mary Allan Auxiliary minutes (1952-1957), Woman's Association Beacon Hill Group minutes (1956-1961), Woman's Missionary Society minutes (1940-1961), Woman's Missionary Society Friendship Group minutes (1956-1961), Woman's Missionary Society Jane Piercy Auxiliary minutes (1949-1961), Woman's Missionary Society Korean Sewing Group financial records (1951-1959), United Church Women minutes (1961-1989) and membership records (1970-1995), United Church Women correspondence and reports (1978-1990), United Church Women Amity Unit minutes (1962-1998), United Church Women Beacon Hill Unit minutes (1962-1985), United Church Women Fireside Friends Unit minutes (1962-1991), United Church Women Friendship Unit minutes (1986-1992), United Church Women Jubilee Unit minutes (1962-1986), United Church Women Mary Allan Unit minutes (1966-1979), and War Service Unit minutes (1940-1946); Men's Club minutes (1952-1962) and membership records (1953-1955), As One That Serves (AOTS) minutes (1963-1988), As One That Serves (AOTS) correspondence (1971-1978) and newsletters (1970-1978); Sunday School minutes (1961-1968), Excelsior Bible Class minutes (1923-1926) and Membership records (1913-1930), Go-Ahead Bible Class minutes (1924-1933), membership records (1914-1937) and financial records (1938-1943), Babyband (Cradle) Roll records (1960-1961); Sunday school treasurer's book (1912-1937); Young People's Union minutes (1957-1959) and financial records (1950-1959); Choir minutes (1940-1959), Choir correspondence (1940-1965) and reports (1940-1959); Special programs records (1970-1992), Refugee program records (1979-1981); Worship bulletins (1952-1994); Church History material (1966-1972), and Scrapbooks (1992); Congregational financial records (1926-1980); Annual reports (1953-2000); Newsletters (1966-1999); Photographs of church and church organizations; Audio cassettes of Anniversary Services (1979, 1992), Videocassette of Anniversary Service (1992); and Architectural records (1985).

Fairfield United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Hedwig Bartling fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1981

Fonds consists of the following record series: Photographs (1950); Academic records (1980); and Reference materials (1981).

Bartling, Hedwig

Presbyterian Woman's Missionary Society, British Columbia Synod Branch fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1926

The fonds consists of the following record series: Minutes of Synod Branch meetings (1914-1926); Minutes and other records of presbyterial branches, including Victoria, Westminster and Kamloops (1906-1926); and Presbyterial accounts (1912-1926).

Presbyterian Church in Canada. Woman's Missionary Society. British Columbia Synod Branch

Metropolitan United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1997

Fonds consists of the records of Metropolitan United Church and its predecessors, Pandora Street Methodist Church and Metropolitan Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1859-1996), Burial records (1884-1997), Marriage records (church) (1868-1950), and Marriage records (civil) (1906-1996); Board and committee records (1991); Annual reports (1957-1996); and Newsletters (1990-1992).

Metropolitan United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

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

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

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1996, predominant 1962-1996

Fonds consists of two record series: Annual reports (1932, 1962-1996), and Newsletters (1990-1995).

First United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Victoria Presbytery (United Church) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2011

Fonds consists of the following record series: Victoria Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1925-2011); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary (1955-1986); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1957-1972); Presbytery committees (1931-1936; 1964-1994); and Financial records (1938-1959).

United Church of Canada. Victoria Presbytery

Cadboro Bay United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1998

Fonds consists of marriage register, minutes, correspondence and reports of the Session, Stewards, the Official Board, Church Council, the Congregation, and subcommittees including the Building Committee, the Worship Committee, Canvass Committee, Pastoral Relations, Christian Education, Finance, Outreach, 25th Anniversary, and Long-Range Planning; and church groups including the United Church Women and the Choir. Other records include a communion register, financial statements, loan records, contracts and legal correspondence, building specifications, sermons, worship service bulletins, newsletters, annual reports, audio tapes and photographs.

Cadboro Bay United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Chinese United Church Mission (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1960

Fonds consists of records from Chinese United Church Mission and the Methodist Chinese Mission. Records include Marriage records (1917-1924); Official Board minutes (1963-1921); Woman's Auxiliary minutes (1909-1932), Woman's Missionary Society minutes (1940-1955), Woman's Missionary Society Chinese Mission Circle minutes (1920-1942); Sunday School minutes and roll (1909-1927); Canadian Girls in Training minutes (1927-1939), King's Daughters Group minutes (1927-1939), Explorers minutes (1938-1942), Bluebird Club minutes (1937-1940), Friday Group attendance roll (1897-1903); Chinese Mission Band minutes (1909-1960); Cash book (1899-1920).

Chinese United Church Mission (Victoria, B.C.)

Garden City United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • 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.)

CGIT British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1996

Fonds comprises two subgroups: Provincial Board and Victoria Committee. The Provincial Board subgroup consists of the following record series: Administrative records (1924-1996); Annual reports (1968-1996); Leadership materials ([1936?]-[ca. 1990]); Program materials (1963-1995); Camping and Camp Council materials (1919-1995); Conference materials (1955-1970); Special events, ceremonies, and services (1925-1994); Newsletters (1932-1996); Historical reference and memorabilia (1922-1990); Photographs and scrap books (1922-1992); and CGIT publications ([192-?]-1985). Victoria Committee subgroup consists of the following records series: Minutes (1956-1984); Financial records (1942-1993); Photographs and memorabilia (1921-1995); CGIT publications (1922-1976); Explorer materials (1957-1973); Arlene Kropp Collection (1951-1954); Audio records (1990).

Canadian Girls in Training. British Columbia Provincial Board

Margaret Peterson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR445
  • Fonds
  • ? - 1997

The fonds reflects Margaret Peterson’s artistic processes and practices, research interests, pedagogy, her relationship with Howard O’Hagan, and her relationships with friends, patrons, fellow artists, galleries and various institutions.
The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, biographical documents, diaries and notebooks, financial and business-related documents, grant applications, teaching materials, unpublished poetry and manuscripts, exhibition catalogues, clippings and publications, drawings and small artworks, painting materials, objects collected by Peterson, and various ephemera.
Correspondents include Howard O’Hagan, Elza Mayhew, Glenn Wessels, J. Russell Harper, Jean Varda, Dorothy and John B. Grover, Joy Ling, Walter Askin, Robert and Sarah Amos, Helen Anderson, R.W. Peterson, Ellen Charlotte Peterson, and Jane Hanks.
The fonds has been arranged into five series: Biographical, Art Practice, Publications, clippings and collected ephemera, Teaching, and Howard O’Hagan Materials.

Peterson, Margaret

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

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

Centennial United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2002

Fonds consists of the records from Centennial United Church and its predecessors, Gorge Road Methodist Church, Centennial Methodist Church, and Burnside Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1898-1974), Marriage registers (1898-1985), and Burial registers (1905-1976); Membership records (1890-1989); Session minutes (1926-1969), Stewards minutes (1920-1969), Official Board minutes (1888-2002), Congregation meeting minutes (1933-2002); Trustees minutes (1885-1918); Woman's Association records (1948-1962); Woman's Missionary Society records (1891-1961); United Church Women records (1962-1999); Epworth League and Young People's Society/Union minutes (1914-1961); Annual reports (1951-2000); Property records (1894-1959); and Historical files (1962).

Centennial United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Norah L. Hughes fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1978

Fonds consists of records relating to Hughes' academic and pastoral work, as well as to her interest in the changing place of women within the broader church. Fonds contains three record series: Lecture notes [ca. 1960]; Preaching and speaking notes (1940-1978); and Reference materials (1927-1947).

Hughes, Norah L.

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

Mona Morley fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR095
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1994

The fonds consists of diaries and correspondence. The diaries (personal diaries, travel diaries, "Novice Ruth" diaries) provide an extensive record of her personal reflections on her activities and views from 1931-1950, after which time they become less comprehensive. The correspondence includes some inward correspondence, and transcribed copies of outward correspondence from 1949-1955.

Morley, Mona

Belmont Avenue United Church (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-2000

Fonds consists of records from Belmont Avenue United Church, and its predecessors, Belmont Avenue Methodist Church, and Spring Ridge Methodist Sunday School. The records include Baptism registers (1914-2000), Marriage (civil) registers (1928-1995), Marriage (church) registers (1995-1999), and Burial registers (1914-1999); Membership records (1914-2000); Session records (1948-1997), Stewards minutes (1926-1996), Stewardship and Finance Committee minutes (1998-2000), Official Board minutes (1912-1997), Church Council records (1997-2000), Trustees minutes (1893-1915), Congregational meetings minutes (1912-2000), Christian Development Committee minutes (1997-1998), Ministry and Personnel Committee minutes (1997-1999), Outreach Committee minutes (1997), Pastoral Care and Membership Committee minutes (1997), Building Committee Correspondence (1969-1971), Worship and Music Committee minutes (1997-2000), and Restructuring/Governance Committee minutes (1996); Woman's Association Fidelis Circle minutes (1951-1962), Woman's Association Jubilee Circle minutes (1949-1962), Women's Missionary Society Evening Auxiliary minutes (1948-1951), Women's Missionary Society Sherwood Auxiliary minutes (1908-1950) and Treasurer's Book (1944-1959), United Church Women minutes (1962-1989), United Church Women Fidelis Unit minutes (1962-2000), United Church Women Jubilee Unit minutes (1976-1982), and United Church Women Shelbourne Unit minutes (1969-1996); Men's Association minutes (1945-1960); Sunday School minutes (1904-1930); Epworth League minutes (1899-1918); Choir minutes (1952-1997) and financial records (1956-1997), and Couples Club minutes (1952-1997); Revitalization Program file (1987), Church History records and memorabilia (1895-1995); Annual reports (1951-1999); "Belmont Newsletter" and "Belmont News and Views" (Newsletters) (1982-1999); Photographs; Architectural Drawings (1971); and Guest Registers (1952-2000).

Belmont Avenue United Church (Victoria, B.C.)

Christ Church Cathedral Parish (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1836-2001

Fonds consists of acts of establishment of Deanery, foundation document, parish registers, vestry records (1856-1937), parish council records, chapter records, guild records, correspondence, reports, legal records, financial records, communicants' registers, women's organization records, wardens records, Sunday school records, architectural records, cathedral bell records, environmental audit (2001), historical notes, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia, and related documentation and correspondence. Parish registers include baptism (1836-1999), banns (1893-1914), marriage (1837-2003), civil (1917-1973), burial (1837-2003), and service (1874-2005).

St. Patrick's School (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-1990

The fonds consists of house chronicles, a teacher's daily work plan book, a school annual, biographical material, and subject files.

St. Patrick's School (Victoria, B.C.)

St. Joseph's Hospital (Victoria, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1875-1994

The fonds consists of house chronicles; local council minutes; local accounts; Board of Management minutes; financial records (including those relating to gifts, loans, property issues, accounts, contracts, and buildings); guest books; correspondence; records relating to the Chapel; historical monographs; biographical material and subject files. Many of the records document the formation of the South Vancouver Island Hospital Society and the subsequent transfer of St. Joseph's Hospital (later Victoria General Hospital) by the Sisters of St. Ann to that society.

St. Joseph's Hospital (Victoria, 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