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Series consists of printed material. Includes typescript proceedings (1914 - 1926) with Constitution and Canons included; reports of various committees, convening circulars, treasurer's reports, auditors' reports, Act to incorporate the Vancouver School of Theology, archivist' reports. There were no proceedings for the 22nd session of the Provincial Synod held in Victoria, B.C. No proceedings were published of the 23rd meetings held 1974. The Registrar reported that "the Minutes of the 23rd Session of Provincial Synod were not available and therefore the notes taken by Bishop Somerville were to be the official record of that Synod" (Proceedings of the 24th session, October 18, 1976, Kelowna, B.C.)

Anglican Church of Canada. Province of British Columbia and Yukon. Synod
Episcopal sous-fonds
Subfonds · 1880-1893, 1910-1995, predominant 1910-1995
Part of Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster fonds

Sous-fonds consists of handwritten and printed material of episcopal acts; confirmation register (1880-1893); confirmation lists (1910-1995); correspondence (pastoral and occasional letters of Bishop Somerville); declarations of obedience; lay readers' licenses; reports (relating to Poverty in Canada, Church Army in Canada, Canadian Interfaith Work, Human Sexuality); pamphlets, printed material on a variety of issues; clippings. Includes the Notarial Act of the Consecration of Rev. A. W. Sillitoe as Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster and the Commendatory Letter of the Archbishop of Canterbury to define the boundaries of the Diocese, 1879. Includes also a list of episcopal visits (Adam Urias de Pencier, Douglas W. Hambidge) to the parishes in the Diocese with the numbers of candidates confirmed in each parish and a list of dedication of churches (1884-1920).

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster. Bishop
Parish correspondence files
Series · 1881-1993, predominant 1940-1993
Part of Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster fonds

Series consists mainly of in and out correspondence between Diocesan parishes and the Synod office. Includes parishes' boundaries records approved by the Executive Committee (predominant 1900 - 1960), property records, financial statements and annual balance sheets, request for loans, fund requests for reconstruction, expansion or relocation of churches, petition for licensing or resignation of clergy, handwritten memos and reports, letters of incorporations, by-laws and regulations of churches, parishes' partnership reports, deaneries' financial statements, reports on state of ministry (Bella Coola, Squamish, Kingcome Inlet), ministry evaluation, personal letters on various matters, clippings, printed material, graphic material, architectural drawings, cartographic material, cartoons.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster. Synod
Herbert Addington fonds
Fonds · 1980-1987

Fonds consists of photographs. All photographs taken by Herbert Addington at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, B.C.

Addington, Herbert
Subfonds · 1972-1980
Part of Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster fonds

Sous-fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, legal records, manuscripts, printed material. Includes press releases; material relating to publication of centennial history book, "Pacific Pilgrims" by Lyndon Grove; "Festival 100" event and special Eucharist celebration. Includes some earlier correspondence regarding upcoming centennial.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster. Diocesan Centennial Committee