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Takashi Komiyama fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-1959

Fonds consists of three record series: Church-related records (1938-1946); Reference materials (1942-1963); and Community advisor records (1944). Record types include reports, lectures, clippings, and memorabilia, primarily concerning the treatment of Japanese Canadians during World War II.

Komiyama, Takashi

Douglas H. Telfer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1952

Fonds consists of two record series: Correspondence (1932-1952) and Sermons and Lectures (1938-1951).

Telfer, Douglas H.

Florence Gruchy photographs

Series consists of records relating to Florence Gruchy (sister of Lydia Gruchy) and her experiences living in India as a part of the Women’s Missionary Society. Records include photographs, as well as some textual materials (primarily notes) and artwork.

Publications and manuscripts

Series consists of records relating to publications such as books, essays and articles written both by and about Rev. Lydia Gruchy including the graduation thesis of Lydia Gruchy, multiple articles and biographies, interviews, and a school yearbook.

Audio and video recordings

Series consists of videocassette and audiocassette records relating to interviews relating to Lydia Gruchy, her life and story as told in interviews and church broadcasts. These cassettes are copies, with original records held elsewhere.

Lydia Gruchy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 2000

Fonds consists of the following record series: Family correspondence and other materials (1892-1995); Publications and manuscripts (1915-2000); Audio and video recordings (1985-1992); Florence Gruchy photographs (1933-1960); Lydia Gruchy family photographs (1917-1953).

Gruchy, Lydia

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

Methodist Woman's Missionary Society, British Columbia Conference Branch fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1923

The fonds consists of the minutes of the Advisory Committee of the Japanese Mission, later called the Oriental Mission, 1908-1923; minutes of the Victoria District meetings, 1904-1911; and minutes of the Westminster District meetings, 1905-1923.

Methodist Church of Canada. Woman's Missionary Society. British Columbia Conference Branch

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

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

Fair Haven Homes Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-2016

Fonds consists of the following record series: Board and committee minutes (1946-2015); Board and committee correspondence and reports (1947-1960); Fair Haven Auxiliary records (1962-2009); Communications and marketing materials (1944-2007); Annual reports (1949-2016); Historical reference materials (1945-2009); and Photographs (1992-2011).

Fair Haven Homes Society

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.)

St. James United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1992

Fonds consists of records from St James United Church and Kitsilano Union. Records include Baptismal records (1913-1991), Marriage records (1920-1982), Burial records (1965-1992); Membership records (1920-1991); Session minutes (1920-1937, 1939-1960, 1977-1987), Stewards minutes (1938-1977), Board of Mangers minutes (1912-1930, 1971-1992), Official Board minutes (1931-1968), Congregational Meeting minutes (1930-1956), Building Committee account book (1954-1957), Education Committee minutes (1971-1981); Board of Trustees minutes (1962-1978); Worship Committee minutes (1978-1987); Sunday School minutes (1959-1970); Women's group records (1953-1976); Young People's Society minutes (1933-1935), Young People's Union minutes (1944-1945), Youth Hostel correspondence (1974), Youth Workers correspondence (1972-1974); Adult Day Care correspondence and reports (1974); Financial Records (1946-1959, 1991-1992); Property records (1980); Photo directories (1986, 1990); Annual reports (1954-1988); and Records of special events (1967, 1988).

St. James United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

South Hill United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1996

Fonds consists of records from South Hill United Church, and St. George United Church. Records include Baptismal records (1952-1996), Marriage records (1968-1996), Burial records (1972-1996); Communion rolls (1969-1991), Membership list (1978); Stewards minutes (1963-1973), Official Board minutes (1967-1992), Congregational meetings minutes (1967-1992), Christian Education Committee minutes (1958-1970), Finance and Property Committee minutes (1973-1975); United Church Women minutes (1967-1981), United Church Women ledger (1970-1975); Worship Bulletins (1972-1981); Ledgers (1970-1977); Annual reports (1969-1996); South Hill Newsletter (1988-1995), unprocessed photographs and sound and moving images.

South Hill United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Tsawwassen United Church (Delta, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1982-2000

Fonds consists of Board and committee records (1983-2000); Annual reports (1982-2000); and Newsletters (1990-1997).

Tsawwassen United Church (Delta, B.C.)

West Vancouver United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-2008

Fonds consists of records of West Vancouver United Church and its predecessor, West Vancouver Union Church. Records include Unofficial Session minutes (1969), Board of Managers correspondence and building records (1919-1928), Official Board minutes (1915-1918), Unofficial Board minutes (1971-1972), Ministry and Personnel Committee plan (2000), Music Committee minutes and correspondence (1957-1958), Organ Committee feasability study (1990-1991); Women's Federation minutes (1959-1961), Women's Federation Coordinating Committee minutes and reports (1959), Women's Federation/Woman's Association Financial records (1956-1961), Woman's Association minutes (1940-1959) and financial records (1929-1955), Women's Missionary Society minutes (1948-1959) and membership records (1949-1958), Women's Missionary Society Anne Copithorne Auxiliary minutes (1950-1955) and financial records (1945-1961), United Church Women Annual reports (1981-2008); "The Founding of West Vancouver United Church, 1908-1919" by Maria J. Brown (church history) (1969), "Steps Toward Union: West Vancouver United Church," by Dianne Whidden (church history) (1972), Memorabilia articles by Rupert Harrison (1972), Historical news clippings (1920-1980), Historical notes (1917-1985); Homosexual ordination correspondence and reports (1988), Memorial Gifts lists (1963-1978), Pim Bequest correspondence (1985); Annual reports (1921-2000); Newsletters (1981-2000); Architectural plans (1958, 1963); Favourite recipes (1955), Photo Directories (1981, 1985, 1989).

West Vancouver United Church

Queen's Avenue United Church (New Westminster, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1993

Fonds consists of records from Mary Street Methodist Church, Queen's Avenue Methodist Church, Queen's Avenue United Church, Wesleyan Methodist Church, and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Records include Baptismal records (1859-1981), Marriage records (1859-1987), Burial records (1901-1987); Membership records (1883-1989); Session minutes (1925-1936), Stewards minutes (1902-1968), Official Board minutes (1898-1989), Unofficial Board minutes (1954-1958), Trustees minutes (1899-1948), Congregational Meetings minutes, (1925-1989), Official Board Committees minutes (1989); Ladies' Aid records (1887-1942), Woman's Association records (1919-1964), Woman's Missionary Society records (1890-1961), United Church Women records (1961-1990), As One That Serves minutes (1927-1934), Sunday School records (1898-1958); Young People's Union Records (1939-1955); Worship Service Bulletins (1954-1993); Cash Book (1880-1934); Annual Reports (1952-1984).

Queen's Avenue United Church (New Westminster, B.C.)

Trinity United Church (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1997

Fonds consists of records from the Methodist Church in Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (Port Coquitlam, B.C.), Keary Street United Church (New Westminster, B.C.) and Trinity United Church (Port Coquitlam, B.C.). Records include Baptismal registers (1898-1970), Marriage registers (1898-1967), Burial registers (1898-1954); Membership records (1912-1925); Joint Official Board minutes (1931-1951), Joint Congregational meetings minutes (1931-1951), Session minutes (1912-1925), Board of managers minutes (1904-1925), Stewards minutes (1927-1965), Official Board minutes (1951-1962), Congregational meeting minutes (1904-1962); Women's Association Afternoon Group minutes (1941-1961), Women's Association/United Church Women guest book (1953-1971), Women's Missionary Society minutes (1942-1949); Annual Reports (1993-1996); and Newsletters (1997).

Trinity United Church (Port Coquitlam, B.C.)

Pentiction United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1988

Fonds consists of records from Pentiction United Church and its predecessors, Trinity Methodist Church and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Records include Baptismal registers (1907-1970), Marriage registers (1907-1985), Burial registers (1907-1983); Circuit register (1909-1926), Historic roll (1929-1966), Communion roll (1906-1922); Session minutes (1909-1970), Board of Managers minutes (1917-1928), Stewards minutes (1917-1970), Official Board minutes (1907-1968), Congregational meetings minutes (1918-1927), Finance Committee minutes (1914-1921); Constitution and by-laws (1988); Building Fund account and pledge book (1949); Ladies' Aid records (1915-1927), Woman's Association minutes (1934-1943), Junior Woman's Association minutes (1927-1937), Woman's Missionary Society records (1911-1940), Women's Federation records (1946-1961); Teachers' meetings minutes (1926-1952); Treasurer's record book (1935-1950); and Annual reports (1951-1997).

Penticton United Church

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

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2010

Fonds consists of a Baptism register (1949-1999), Marriage registers (1953-1986), and a Burial register (1952-1983); Historic roll (1951-1960) and a Communion roll and register (1938-1968); Session minutes (1945-1974), Board of Managers/Stewards minutes and records (1920-1959), Official Board minutes (1925-1975), Church Board and Executive Council minutes (1975-1988), Church Council minutes (1998-2009), Trustees minutes (1944-1954), Congregational Meetings minutes (1920-2010), Outreach Committee minutes and correspondence (1982-1984), Building Committee minutes (1946-1949), Finance Committee reports and statements (1856-1978), and Administrative plans (1975-1988); Woman's Missionary Society minutes (1947-1951), Women's Federation/United Church Women minutes (1958-1962), United Church Women minutes (1962-1972), U.C.W. Executive minutes (1970-1982), U.C.W. Annual meetings minutes (1970-1983), U.C.W. Sea Cliff Unit minutes/Woman's Association Sea Cliff Circle minutes (1959-1964), U.C.W. Beach Unit minutes/W.A. Beach Circle minutes (1959-1984), U.C.W. Marine Unit/W.A. Marine Circle minutes (1959-1984) and U.C.W. Skyline Unit minutes (1976-1989); Sunday School cash book (1957-1976); Historical documents (1920-1980); Treasurer's Account book (1932-1967) and Missionary and Maintenance Fund Accounts (1933-1947); Property records (1933, 1938); Annual reports (1958-1995); "Courier" (newsletters) (1982-1996); and Congregational Directories (1981-1988).

Crescent United Church (Surrey, B.C.)

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

  • Fonds
  • 1946-2018

Fonds consists of records from Colebrook United Church as well as Strawberry Hill Pastoral Charge, whose records passed to the custody of Colebrook. Records include Marriage registers (1963-1989); Membership records (1949-1975); Session minutes (1949-1977), Stewards minutes (1947-1977) and correspondence (1958-1967), Official Board minutes (1951-1976), Church Council and Executive minutes (1973-2018), Congregational Meetings minutes (1946-2018), Worship Committee minutes (1977-1982), and Outreach Committee minutes (1977-1988); Woman's Association minutes (1946-1955); Sunday School Teachers meetings minutes (1969-1970); Choir records (1948); Financial records (1969-2000); and Annual Reports (1993-2000).

Colebrook United Church (Surrey, B.C.)

Chilliwack United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2018

Fonds consists of records of Chilliwack Circuit (including records of some activities at Carman Methodist), Chilliwack Methodist Church and Chilliwack United Church. Records include Baptism registers (1904-1988), Marriage registers (1904-1980), and Burial registers (1905-1985); Membership records (1905); Board and committee records (1923-1992); Women's group records (1915-1987); Sunday school records (1906-1960); Youth group records (1923-1934); Correspondence/subject files (1969-1972); Congregational financial records (1960-1961); Annual reports (1952-2017).

Chilliwack United Church

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

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1993

Fonds consist of records from the Chinese Unite Church, Vancouver, B.C. Records include: Baptism, marriage and burial records (1921-1983); Membership records (1954-1976); Board and Committee records (1918-1988); Sunday School records (1948-1960); Youth Group records (1963-1966); Correspondence/Subject files (1936-1980); Church history (1888-1981); Congregational financial records (1906-1939); Annual reports (1955-1985); and Photographs (1906-1993).

Chinese United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

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

Coqualeetza Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1941

Fonds consists of Baptism, marriage and burial records (1887-1941); Subscriptions (1914-1925); School registers (1888-1911); and Extra-curricular group records (1934-1935). The missionary subscription lists include those of the Lower Fraser Circuit for the period 1914-1920, mainly listing subscriptions from the Coqualeetza Institute. Also, there are a few records of marriages in the civil register that took place in Alberni, B.C., most likely at the Alberni Indian Residential School.

Coqualeetza Institute (Residential school : Sardis, B.C.)

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