Fonds - Kitamaat-Kemano Pastoral Charge fonds

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Kitamaat-Kemano Pastoral Charge fonds

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  • 1951-1974 (Creation)
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    United Church of Canada. Kitamaat-Kemano Pastoral Charge

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1.5 cm of textual records

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Methodist work in Kitamaat Village began when Charlie Amos built a log church there, after meeting Methodist missionaries in Victoria. Kitamaat became part of the Simpson District. For a time it was served by the "Glad Tidings" mission boat. The first ordained missionary was appointed in 1891. A church was built in 1904, destroyed by fire in 1907, and replaced in 1911. At union, it became a pastoral charge in Prince Rupert Presbytery. Kemano was added as a preaching point in 1963. The church at Kitamaat is now called Haisla United Church.

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The fonds consists of an Indian civil marriage register (1951-1974). Included are records of two marriages performed at First United Church (Kitimat, B.C.) and one performed at Terrace, B.C.

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  • English

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Edyth McClure fonds, Kitimat Museum and Archives (McClure was wife of a United Church missionary to Kitamaat)
Basil and Edyth Hartley fonds, UBC Museum of Anthropology Archives

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BCAUL control number: UCCBC-181

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Final

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Full

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Revised August 25, 2014

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  • English

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