University of Calgary

Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Calgary fonds

ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA. DIOCESE OF CALGARY

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Calgary fonds.
[ca. 1880] - 2003.
ca 96 m of textual records and other material.

The Calgary Diocese of the Anglican Church of Canada extends east-west from Saskatchewan to the British Columbia border and north-south from a line running east-west approximately through Bashaw-Lacombe-Rimbey to the United States border.
Fonds consists of parish records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages and burials; communicant rolls; parish histories; records of services; correspondence; minutes; financial records; and other miscellaneous material. Not all records are extant for all parishes; records vary significantly from parish to parish. Fonds also includes an appendix, MsC 284, consisting of material relating to Morse L. Goodman, 5th Anglican Bishop of Calgary: sketches of St. Martin's Church, Livingston, Alberta, St. James Church, and St. Ambrose Church, Redcliff, Alberta; framed photograph of an unidentifired church procession; framed certificate of greeting from parish of Christ Church, Edmonton, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary, April 1, 1979.
Includes: ca 3 m of realia, ca 970 photographs, ca 120 glass lantern slides, 12 photo albums, 13 sound recordings, 12 film reels, 8 plans, 4 maps and 0.375 m of printing plates.
Acquired in several accessions between 1974 and 2007. MsC 284 donated by Mrs. Pat Goodman in 2002.
Text in English.
Fonds on permanent loan. Records are closed to the public. Requests for information should be directed to the Calgary Diocese office, Suite 180, 1209 59th Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB., T2H 2P6.
Published inventory A guide to the records of the Anglican Diocese of Calgary / by Donna Kynaston. - Calgary : 1992 and The archives of the Anglican Diocese of Calgary / compiled by Chris Mummery.
Further accruals expected.
Additional archival material located at the Glenbow Archives, Calgary, Alberta, and at Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta.
All accessions shelved with Accession 76/74.9.
Msc 284
Acc 76/74.9, 227/80.5, 228/80.6, 238/80.16, 241/80.19,248/80.26, 253/80.31, 269/81.12, 271/81.15, 273/81.17, 276/81.20, 289/82.3, 292/82.6, 307/83.3, 323A/83.19, 337/84.4, 348/84.15, 366/85.12, 369/85.15, 387/86.9, 405/87.12, 424/88.5, 459/89.21, 462/90.2, 489/91.3, 491/91.5, 550/94.5, 551/94.6, 566/95.4, 586/96.1, 616/97.15, 677/00.8, 692/00.23, 712/01.8, 738/03.03, 812/07.12
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