Fonds - Marilyn Harrison fonds

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Marilyn Harrison fonds

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    • 1974-2000 (Creation)
      Harrison, Marilyn

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    24 cm of textual records

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    Biographical history

    Marilyn Harrison was born Marilyn Graff at Hamilton, Ontario in 1936. She attended the University of Toronto and completed her Master of Arts degree in history at the University of British Columbia. She became the first formal archivist of the United Church’s BC Conference Archives in 1968. She joined the staff of the Vancouver School of Theology in 1973, where she served until 2000 as Student Aid Officer, lecturer of Canadian history, Assistant Registrar, United Church Chaplain and Director of Faith Formation. In the wider church, she served as the first lay woman President of BC Conference (1978-1979), and as a member of many committees and working groups at the congregation, presbytery, conference, and national courts of the United Church.

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    Fonds comprises the following record series: Teaching and worship materials (1974-2000) and Conference and General Council leadership records (1978-1988).

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    Marilyn Harrison donated the records to the Conference Archives on February 4, 2014


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    • English

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      PRIV 30

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      Rules for Archival Description



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      Created October 26, 2015

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