United Church of Canada British Columbia Conference Archives

Identity area

Identifier

UCCBC

Authorized form of name

United Church of Canada British Columbia Conference Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

  • Bob Stewart Archives

Type

  • Religious Organization

Contact area

 

Blair Galston, Archivist Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

2195 West 45th Avenue

Locality

Vancouver

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V6M 2J2

Telephone

604-431-0434 x322 (effective April 1, 2015)

Fax

Note

Description area

History

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The United Church B.C. Conference Archives (Bob Stewart Archives) is the only repository in which United Church records are to be officially held in the area of B.C. Conference. The Archives acquires: 1) records created by congregations, Presbyteries, and all other organizations, Church Courts, Boards, Divisions, Departments and Committees of the United Church of Canada and its Congregationalist, Methodist and Presbyterian predecessor denominations within the region of B.C. Conference, 2) the personal/private papers and manuscripts of individuals active in the United Church or its predecessors, when such records are of clear value to understanding the history of the church within the region of B.C. Conference, and 3) the records of ecumenical or inter-church organizations within the region of B.C. Conference, if members of the United Church or predecessor denominations have played a significant role in these organizations.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: approx. 750 metres<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1859-2014<br /> Predominant Dates: 1895-2000

Finding aids, guides and publications

This comprehensive <a target=newpage href="http://bc.united-church.ca/archives">Website</a> provides access to: <a target=newpage href="http://www.bc.united-church.ca/content/browse-our-holdings">holdings descriptions</a>, information about reference services, records management guidelines, a virtual exhibit/photo gallery, and privacy guidelines for congregations within BC Conference.

Access area

Opening times

Open by appointment. In March 2015, the BC Conference Archives will move to a new (temporary) location due to the sale of its current home at the Iona Building on UBC campus. The Archives will be closed to the public between January 15th and April 2nd, 2015.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Between January 15th and April 2nd, 2015, telephone and email responses to research inquiries will be limited.

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised February 5, 2010.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 23, 2011.
Revised November 20, 2014.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

2195 West 45th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
CA V6M 2J2