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Heritage Alive Project fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-1979

Fonds consists of the following record series: Interview recordings and transcripts (1970-1979); and United Church History Seekers minutes, reports, and correspondence (1970-1979); and Photographs (1959-1978). Includes 11 recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted by archivist Marilyn Harrison; these recordings existed prior to the Heritage Alive project, but were subsumed by the project.

Heritage Alive Project

Columbian College fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1935

The fonds consists of minutes, annual reports, correspondence and other records of principals, financial records, class registrations and student marks (1894-1929), report of survey of the college (1927), academic calendars, and copies of "Lux Columbiana", a publication of the Literary Society (1904-1931). Fonds includes minutes, account books and miscellaneous papers of the Women's Educational Club (1909-1935), a marriage register (1921-1929), a scrapbook (1905-1935), and a visitors register (1926-1938).

Columbian College

Westminster Hall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1927

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Management (1907-1925), the Senate (1907-1926), joint meetings of the Board and Senate (1906-1910), the Finance Committee (1915-1924), the Financial and Endowment Committee (1917-1918), the Building and House Committee (1917-1923), the Special Committee re: Dominion Trust Company Investments (1914), the Faculty (1912-1926), and the Students' Council (1914-1929). Also includes correspondence of the Board of Management (1911-1916), Treasurer's correspondence (1912-1925), legal correspondence (1914-1917), correspondence of Principal W.H. Smith (1926-1927), accounts books (1909-1915), accountant's report (1915), auditors reports (1919-1924), records of the library (1908-1921), records of the Women's Auxiliary (1908-1926), calendars (1911-1927), and other material.

Westminster Hall

St. Gerard's Catholic Mission fonds

  • CA BOW MS 17
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 1993

The fonds consists of operational records of St. Gerard’s Catholic Mission produced between 1970 and 1993. It includes original and copied financial records, correspondence, and promotional materials.

St. Gerard's Catholic Mission

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

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1969

Fonds consists of records from Riverview United Church and its predecessor, Riverview Presbyterian Church. Records include Baptismal register (1946-1967), Marriage registers (1923-1968), Burial register (1947-1968); Communion register (1914-1919), Historic roll (1914-1968), Congregational list (1929-1930); Session minutes (1914-1969), Board of Managers minutes (1914-1927, 1945-1955), Stewards minutes (1945-1969), Official Board minutes (1926-1968), Trustees minutes (1928), Congregational Meetings minutes (1943-1969); Woman's Association minutes (1943-1952, 1956-1961) and cash books (1942-1959), Woman's Missionary Society minutes (1955-1960), and Treasurer's books (1935-1959); Young People's Society minutes (1937-1939), Boys Brigade minutes (1943-1944); Building Project funds (1951-1953, 1955-1958); "The Riverview Courier" (newsletters) (1928-1932).

Riverview United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Columbia Street United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1969

Fonds consists of records from Columbia Street United Church (Vancouver, B.C.). Records include Baptism, Marriage and Burial Records (1956–1962), Membership Records (1950-1969), Board and Committee Records (1954-1961), Women’s Groups School Records (1960-1969), Sunday School Records (1956-1962), Records of Other Groups (1954-1956), Correspondence/Subject Files (1954-1963), Congregational Financial Records (1953-1956), Annual Reports (1955-1969).

Columbia Street United Church (Vancouver, BC)

Canadian Memorial United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2008

Fonds contains records of Canadian Memorial United Church and its predecessors, Canadian Memorial Chapel and Sixth Avenue Methodist Church. Records include Baptism registers (1920-1982), Marriage registers (1918-1985), and Burial registers (1922-1987); Membership records (1924-1983); Session minutes (1931-1969), Stewards minutes (1931-1967), Official Board and Council minutes (1918-1996), Congregational Meetings minutes (1933-1996), Building Committee records (1922-1929); Correspondence (1934-1994); Church school records (1906-1981); Women's group records (1903-2008); Men's group records (1950-1980); Youth group records (1917-1975); Music program records (1950-1999); Annual reports (1926-2006); Building and property records (1922-1998); Financial records (1918-1933); Naramata Trek records (1956-1996); Communications (1962-1999); Col. George Fallis Collection (1917-1998); Anniversaries and special events (1928-2003); Historical writings and recordings ([1925?]-2003); Clergy sermons and biographical information (1962-1994); Scrap books (1929-1995); Portraits and architectural photographs (1915-1980); Realia ([195-?] and 1957); and Reference materials (1936-1986).

Canadian Memorial United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Robson United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-2012

Fonds consists of a Baptism, Marriage and Burial record (1939-1967); Membership records (1939-1989); Session minutes (1933-1935), Church Board, Stewards, and Congregational meeting minutes (1933-2012); Service register (1955-1967); and Annual reports (1991-1996).

Robson United Church

Vancouver Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1959

Fonds consists of the following record series: Vancouver Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1925-1959); Presbytery committee minutes (1925-1956); Church property records (1932); and Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary (1926-1959).

United Church of Canada. Vancouver Presbytery

Vancouver-South Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-2006

Fonds consists of the following record series: Vancouver-South Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1959-2006); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretray (1959-1973); Presbytery Secretary liaison with specific congregations (1957-1973); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1958-1975); Survey of nine churches in Vancouver-South Presbytery (1969-1973); and Presbytery Committee records.

United Church of Canada. Vancouver-South Presbytery

Cariboo Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2007

Fonds consists of the following record series: Cariboo Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1925-2007); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary and Chair (1925-1932; 1950-1983); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary and Chair (1925-1929; 1962-1986); and Mission block grants (1970-1977).

United Church of Canada. Cariboo Presbytery

Comox-Nanaimo-Victoria Presbytery Officer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1979

The fonds consists of the following series: General records, 1959-1973; Annual reports of congregations and pastoral charges, 1974-1976; Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery, 1957-1979; Victoria Presbytery, 1969-1976; Financial records, 1971-1974; and Subject files, 1956-1976. Some of the records were inherited from the Home Missions Superintendents.

United Church of Canada. Comox-Nanaimo-Victoria Presbytery Officer

Cowichan Lake Pastoral Charge (Lake Cowichan, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936-2012

Fonds contains records from Lake Cowichan United Church and Youbou United Church. Records include Baptism registers (1941-2006); Marriage registers (church and civil) (1940-2012); Burial registers (1941-2012); Session records (1941-2001); Stewards minutes (1949-1988); Official Board records (1942-2001); Congregational meeting minutes (Youbou, 1938-1958 and Cowichan Lake, 1942-2001); Manse Committee records (1956); Women's group records (1947-1977); Sunday school records (1941-1947); Congregational financial records (1955-1975); Annual reports (1959-1996, 2001); and Service bulletins (1961-1995).

United Church of Canada. Cowichan Lake Pastoral Charge (Lake Cowichan, B.C.)

John Williams collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1837)

Collection consists of one leatherbound book which reads “The Camden”…“presented by Francis Westley to the Rev. John Williams” from circa 1838 with signatures of people who attended Williams’ fundraising talks for the Polynesian mission on the Camden. In addition, there are five letters from 1837 and six contemporary photographs of the book, pages of signatures within the book, and the letters.

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.

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

Basil and Edythe Hartley fonds

  • 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

Stanley Grenz fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-2005, 2009

Fonds consists of published works and documents made or received by Stanley Grenz, reflecting his professional career and aspects of his personal life. The records bear testimony to the broad range of religious and academic issues that Grenz dealt with as an author, academician and an ordained minister of the Christian Gospel.

The records include notes, drafts, proofs of essays and articles, transparencies, audiovisual materials and photographs. The fonds are divided into eight series: Correspondence, published works, class lecture notes, speaking engagements, sermon notes, personal files, audiovisual materials and photographs.

Grenz, Stanley

A.E. Hetherington fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1928

Fonds consists of records relating to Hetherington’s early mission work in Dawson City, his travels in northern British Columbia, and his later travels to Palestine. Records also relate to his correspondence with family; liaison with the Superintendent of Home Missions for BC; and his academic affiliations, including Columbia College, Wesley College, and the University of Manitoba. Fonds comprises the following record series: Travel diaries (1898-1928); Pastoral care records (1903-1907); Family correspondence and memorabilia (1900-2000); and Academic materials (1896-1929).

Hetherington (family)


Series consists of a complete set of the issues of Currents, a small journal for which Taylor was the primary writer and sole editor.

Taylor, James A.

Executive Secretary fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1961-2003

Fonds is divided into seven parts, which correspond to separate accessions. Records described in Parts I, II, and III fall into two main series: Major administrative records (1930-1988; predominant 1963-1988) and Secondary subject files (1961-1988). Part IV consists of a number of files that were retained at the Conference Office after the resignation of Arthur M. Anderson; most of these records date from Anderson’s period in office. Series in Part IV include: Outgoing correspondence (1973-1979) and Subject files (1962-1978). Part V relates primarily to the period of Gordon C. How’s term, and includes the following series: Administrative and subject files (1983-1995) and Congregational assessments (1974-1996). Part VI relates primarily to the period of Brian Thorpe’s term, and includes one main series, Administrative and subject files (1987-1999). Part VII relates to primarily to Brian Thorpe and Debra Bowman’s terms, and consists of the following series: Administrative and subject files (1990-2003), Correspondence (1994-2001), and Executive and Division meetings (1995-2000).

United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Executive Secretary.

Vancouver Inner City Service Project fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-1972

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Directors, minutes of the Council and Working Committee, minutes of Staff meetings, general correspondence of various officials of the Project, copies of reports generated by various programs, and financial records. Fonds contains records of School Canadiana, including correspondence, reports, minutes of Management Committee meetings, registration-attendance records, and financial files.

Vancouver Inner City Service Project

Duncan United Church fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1997

Fonds consists of records from Duncan United Church and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. Records include Baptismal records (1920-1965), Marriage registers (1926-1983) and Burial registers (1958-1987); Session minutes (1958-1994), Stewards minutes (1936-1994) and Official Board minutes (1926-1994); Woman's Association (Guild) minutes (1926-1941); Annual reports (1957-1966, 1988-1997); and Newsletters (1988-1993).

Duncan United Church

Early writings

Series consists of records relating to Taylor's early works of fiction, poetry, plays, and musicals.

Taylor, James A.

Manuscripts for monographs

Series consists of records relating to the writing of three of Jim Taylor’s books: SIN: A New Understanding of Virtue and Vice; Precious Days and Practical Love; and John for Beginners.

Taylor, James A.

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