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Alfred E. Loft collection
CA UVICARCH AR084 · Fonds · [ca. 1982]

The collection consists of essays written by Loft's students, including David Holmes-Smith and Lorraine Brand, for Loft's education courses at the University of Victoria concerning the history of education in B.C. and the history of Victoria's churches.

Fonds · 1912-1951

The fonds consists of subject files, general business correspondence, personal correspondence, and publications accumulated by Hugh Dobson while he was with the Board.

United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Associate Secretary of Evangelism and Social Service
Fonds · 1890-2012

Fonds consists of records from Hammond United Church and Maple Ridge Circuit Methodist Church, Agassiz, Westminster Junction, Pitt Meadows, and Websters Corners. Records include Baptismal register (1955-2012); Marriage registers (1920-2012); Burial register (1987-2012); Circuit register (1890-1940); Board and committee records (1908-2012); Women's group records (1943-1986); Men's group records (1960-1968); Sunday school records (1927-1968); Correspondence and subject files (1947-1963); Financial records (1911-2012); Policy and procedures (1996-2007); Annual reports (1958-2011); and Photographs and memorabilia (1982-2012).

Hammond United Church (Maple Ridge, B.C.)
CA ABL 993-350 · Fonds · 1956-1965

The fonds consists of two journals of the Women's Auxiliary (1956-1965) of Christ Church (Anglican) at Alert Bay.

Christ Church (Alert Bay, B.C.). Women's Auxiliary
Fonds · 1892-2006

Fonds consists of records from Cloverdale Presbyterian Church (Surrey, B.C.), Cloverdale Methodist Church (Surrey, B.C.), Cloverdale United Church (Surrey, B.C.), Mud Bay (Elgin) United Church (Surrey, B.C.) and Hazelmere United Church (Surrey, B.C.). Records include Baptismal registers (1898-1985), Burial registers (1928-1992) and Marriage registers (civil) (1920-1986); Communion roll (1906-1918) and Membership records (1919-1921); Session minutes (1898-1982) and Board of Managers/Stewards minutes (1892-1990), Official Board minutes (1925-1952), Trustees minutes (1899-1904), Congregational Meetings minutes (1892-1954), Christian Education Committee minutes (1965-1978), Congregational Life and Work Committee minutes (1978-1981), Building Fund Account records (1972-1986), Manse Account records (1982-1986) and Memorial Account records (1972-1986); Ladies Aid minutes (1915-1929), Woman's Association Junior Circle minutes (1933-1939), W.A. Senior Circle Treasurer's Book (1945-1961), Woman's Missionary Society Evening Auxiliary minutes (1950-1961), W.M.S. Prayer Circle minutes (1939-1948), United Church Women Alpha Unit (1965-1968), U.C.W. Onward Unit minutes (1975-1991) and U.C.W. Sunshine Unit minutes (1985-1988); Young People's Union minutes (1952-1960) and Treasurer's Book (1952-1954); Congregational financial records (1940-1986); and Annual reports (1958-2006).

Cloverdale United Church (Surrey, B.C.)
Fonds · 1959-2014

Fonds consists of the following record series: Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (official minutes, 1959-1991 and 1994-1996; 1998-2014); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1965-1994); Pastoral Relations files of the Presbytery Secretary (1967-1976); and Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary.

United Church of Canada. Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery
Fonds · 1979-2018

Fonds consists of the following record series: Property records (1931-2019, predominant 1973-2018); Audited financial statements (1981-2018); General ledgers (1991-2017); Correspondence (1979-1982); and Alphabetical files (1977-1983).

United Church of Canada. Finance Minister, BC Conference
Coqualeetza Institute fonds
Fonds · 1888-1941

Fonds consists of Baptism, marriage and burial records (1887-1941); Subscriptions (1914-1925); School registers (1888-1911); and Extra-curricular group records (1934-1935). The missionary subscription lists include those of the Lower Fraser Circuit for the period 1914-1920, mainly listing subscriptions from the Coqualeetza Institute. Also, there are a few records of marriages in the civil register that took place in Alberni, B.C., most likely at the Alberni Indian Residential School.

Coqualeetza Institute (Residential school : Sardis, B.C.)
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.
CA UVICARCH AR051 · Fonds · 1924-1987

The fonds consists of KCIR minutes, 1979-1984; Expanded KCIR Meetings and letters, 1980-1985; Reports and statements, 1924-1973; Communications with non-affiliated, Reformed, USCC, and news reports, 1947-84; Sons of Freedom meetings and letters, 1980-84; Statements from individuals, families and groups, 1950-87; and two manuscripts: "Gloom shadow of Ivan the Terrible," Anonymous, and "The Doukhobors: their history, life and struggle," by Peter N. Maloff. Many of the meeting files also include statements from Doukhobors.

Expanded Kootenay Committee on Intergroup Relations
Fonds · 1932-1996, predominant 1962-1996

Fonds consists of two record series: Annual reports (1932, 1962-1996), and Newsletters (1990-1995).

First United Church (Victoria, B.C.)
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.)
Fonds · 1922-2013

Fonds consists of records from Dunbar Heights Union Church and Dunbar Heights United Church. Records include Baptismal register (1925-1961), Marriage registers (1925-1988), Burial permits (1948-1956), Burial registers (1957-1979); Communion Rolls (1923-1978), Communion Roll appendix (1939-1942), List of Members Received (1930-1939), Historic Rolls (1979-2013); Session minutes (1922-1990), Session minutes (unofficial) (1975-1989), Session correspondence and reports (1925-1989), Session reports (1925-1939), Session Elders District lists (1989-1990), Session Christian Initiation Study material (1979-1983), Stewards minutes (1926-1977), Stewards correspondence and reports (1925-1977), Official Board minutes (1926-1992), Official Board correspondence and reports (1958-1992), Trustees Fire Insurance records (1980-1982), Trustees Engineering report (1981), Trustees Building repairs (1980-1982), Trustees Building repair blueprints (1981), Congregational meetings minutes (1922-1992), Christian Education Committee minutes (1962-1992), Christian Education Committee correspondence (1960-1992), and reports (1961-1992), and program records (1963-1971), Worship and Music Committee minutes (1981-1989), Worship and Music Committee correspondence (1981-1988), and reports (1981-1985), Building Committee minutes and correspondence (1949-1951), Outreach Committee minutes (1976-1983), Library Committee (1972-1973); Ladies Auxiliary cash book (1927-1938), Woman's Association records (1930-1968), Woman's Missionary Society minutes (1945-1961), Woman's Association/Woman's Missionary Society/United Church Women historical memorabilia and reports (1923-1968), United Church Women records (1962-1987); As One That Serves minutes (1927-1963), As One That Serves correspondence and reports (1953-1966), As One That Serves programs and reports (1958-1963), and cash books (1936-1963); Sunday School minutes (1924-1938), Sunday School minutes and reports (1975-1981), Sunday School attendance record (1959-1973), Sunday School correspondence and reports (1967-1968), Sunday School survey (c.1935); Couples Club (1975-1983), Analysis of Dunbar Heights United Church attendance (1981-1982), Acknowledgement letters (Glen Baker) (1976-1983), Memorial Organ (1955); Worship Service Bulletins (1958); "Our Yesterdays, 1914-1968" (church history), historical memorbilia (1975, 1981), "Book of Remembrance" and committee minutes (1964-1965); Building and property records (1950-1959); Annual reports (1930-1997), Annual financial statements (1925-1952); Newsletters (1970-1997); unprocessed photographs and 35 mm slides; unprocessed oral history tapes and records.

Dunbar Heights Union Church (Vancouver, B.C.)
Fonds · 1924-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence and report files; minutes of congregational meetings (1927-1967), Official Board (1954-1967), Session (1926-1970), Stewards (1926-1966), Christian Education Committee (1961-1966), Building Committee (1937-1939), and Pastoral Relations Committee (1956); membership records (1926-1930; 1947-1970); baptismal records (1951-1969); civil marriage records (1954-1970); financial records (1931-1937, 1949-1957); and records of the Sunday School and various Christian Education organizations and Women's organizations.

Deer Lake United Church (Burnaby, B.C. : 1955-1970)
Fonds · 1963-1973, predominant 1969-1972

The fonds consists of the following series: Internal matters, 1963-1973; Records pertaining to Darby Lodge, 1967-1973; Records pertaining to the Metropolitan Council in the Lower Mainland, 1969-1973; Lay workers, 1969-1973; Dealings with B.C. Conference, 1965-1973; Dealings with the national Church, 1967-1973; Dealings with presbyteries, 1968-1973; Ecumenical business, 1969-1973; Governments, 1967-1972; Indian councils and organizations, 1967-1973; Conferences and consultations, 1964-1973; Students, 1970-1973; and Other matters, 1968-1973.

United Church of Canada. British Columbia Conference. Native Affairs Consultant
Keremeos United Church fonds
Fonds · 1912-1965

Fonds consists of records from Keremeos Methodist Church and Keremeos United Church. Records include Baptismal register (1934-1954), Marriage register (1922-1973), Burial register (1939-1954); Circuit register (1912-1948); Session minutes (1937-1965), Official Board minutes (1912-1923), Trustees minutes (1918-1945).

Keremeos United Church
Fonds · 1910-1996, predominant 1910-1980

Fonds consists of the records of Knox United Church and its predecessors, Kerrisdale Presbyterian Church and Knox Presbyterian Church. Fonds comprises thirteen record series: Membership records (1924 ; 1957-1985); Board and committee records (1910-1985); Womens group records (1912-1980); Mens group records (1918-1924); Sunday School records (1928-1979); Youth group records (1939-1945); Annual reports (1951-1996); Building records (1949-1971; 1986); Worship bulletins (1970-1981); Newsletters (1960-1995); Knox Operatic Group (1957-1965); Jean Lathwell collection (1942-1999; predominant 1971-1985); Reference material (ca. 1948; 1981-1983).

Knox United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)
Fonds · 1886-1959

Fonds consists of the following record series: Attendance records (1886-1942); Financial records (1888-1948); Historical accounts and other material (1887-1959); Resident case files (1891-1942); Annual reports (1926-1934); Meeting minutes (1896-1915); Property records (1908-1909); and Photographs (1901-1947).

Oriental Home and School
Osoyoos United Church fonds
Fonds · 1921-2011

Fonds consists of records from Osoyoos United Church, and some marriage records from Oliver United Church. Records include Marriage and burial records (1944-2011); Board and Committee records (1948-2010); Legal and property records (1939-1967); Women's group records (1931-2000); Osoyoos Youth Group records (1987-1989); Correspondence/subject files (1969-1979); Annual reports (1965-2011); Church histories (1921-2011); Worship service records (1959-2010, predominant 2006-2010); Newsletters (1965-2011, predominant 1992-2004); Financial records (1983-2001); Membership directories (1984); and Administrative records (2006).

Osoyoos United Church
Fonds · 1932-1989

Fonds consists of records from Port Kells United Church, West Langley United Church, Tynehead United Church, Clayton United Church and Fleetwood United Church. Records include Baptismal registers (1949-1988), Marriage registers (1951-1986), Burial registers (1951-1967); Membership records (1950-1988); Joint Official Board minutes (1932-1980), Joint Board Meeting minutes (1954), Stewards minutes (1953-1976), Official Board minutes (1953-1988), Congregational Meeting minutes (1953-1989), Annual meeting minutes (1956-1957), Church Building Committee minutes (1956); Official Board correspondence (1948-1987); Financial record books (1934-1988), Annual Financial report data and correspondence (1956-1987); Property records (1940-1980); Annual reports (1973-1987); Church bulletins (1982-1984); Newsletters (1973-1975); Congregational directories (1985-1986); and Photographs (1948-1958).

Port Kells United Church (Surrey, B.C.)
Logger's Mission fonds
Fonds · 1920-1925

The fonds consists of the logs of the Mina W., 1920-1922, and the Sky Pilot II, 1922-1925.

Presbyterian Church in Canada. Westminster Presbytery. Logger's Mission
CA MEN 992.5 · Fonds · 1945-1979

The fonds consists of minutes of congregational and church council meetings, membership records, and a marriage register. Fonds includes church bulletins (1962-1975) and pastor's correspondence (1970-1975).

Matsqui Mennonite Brethren Church
Fonds · 1872-1876

The fonds consists of pre-printed Sunday School teachers classbooks, and plain notebooks, filled in for girls and boys classes, noting attendance and number of lessons cited.

Chapel Street Methodist Sunday School