Scope and content
Fonds consists of printed material, minutes, correspondence, reports, instruments of consecration, financial records, clippings, publications, and collections of photographs. Includes General administration records, including Constitution, Canons and Act of incorporation, Provincial Synod Journal of Proceedings, and Election and Consecration documents; records of the Metropolitan; records of Synod boards and committees, namely Provincial Council, Archives Advisory Committee, Committee on Provincial Structures and Mission, Executive Committee, Provincial Board of Missions to Orientals, Social Concerns Committee, Ministry Committee, Provincial Executive Council, Parish and Diocesan Concerns Committee, Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination (ACPO), Committee on Indian Work, Committee on Provincial Strategy, British Columbia Centennial Church Extension Fund, Provincial Consultation on the Church and Youth. Includes also records of diocesan organizations, institutions and missionary societies which contributed to the development and expansion of Anglican Church in British Columbia and to the theological education of its members (Anglican Theological College of British Columbia, British Columbia and Yukon Church Society, Columbia Coast Mission, British Columbia Anglican Youth Movement, Lytton Mission, Sorrento Centre). Includes personal records of individuals who played a role in the religious life of the province or in various supporting activities at the provincial or national level. Includes also collections of graphic and reference material which provide a valuable support documentation to the original holdings. Includes a collection of periodicals issued by national and diocesan Anglican bodies or missionary societies from their creation to the current date. Diocesan titles include: Columbia Mission Annual Reports (1859-1883), The Parish Magazine (1884-1886), The Churchman's Gazette and New Westminster Diocesan Chronicle (1883-1892). Periodicals include also various titles published by a missionary support committee in England (1889-1894) such as: New Westminster Quarterly Paper, New Westminster Occasional Paper, Monthly Record, Work for the Far West, as well as missionary society publications: Proceedings of the Church Missionary Society, The Mission Field (ca. 1860 to ca. 1920).