Collection ChUn 29 - Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives Reference collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives Reference collection

General material designation

    Parallel title

    John Christie Goodfellow collection

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    Title notes

    • Source of title proper: Title based on creator of the collection

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    Reference code

    CA UCCBC ChUn 29

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    Statement of scale (cartographic)

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    Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

    Dates of creation area


    • 1938-2023 (Creation)
      United Church of Canada. Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives
      Files are active; documents continue to be added

    Physical description area

    Physical description

    • 17.16 m of textual records
    • ca. 2050 photographs

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    Archival description area

    Custodial history

    Scope and content

    Collection was developed by the Rev. John Goodfellow, an amateur church historian who also served on the BC Conference Archives and Historical Committee from 1925 to 1950. He collected information from various sources about the early history of the United Church and its founding partners (Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches) in British Columbia. Collection consists of the following series: Biographical files; Congregational files; Subject files; and Photographs.

    Notes area

    Physical condition

    Immediate source of acquisition

    Records were transferred in 1968 from John Goodfellow's home in Princeton to the BC Conference Archives in Vancouver


    Original arrangement has been maintained, with the exception of photographs, which have been removed from files for preservation purposes, and described at the item level in an in-house database

    Language of material

    • English

    Script of material

      Location of originals

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      Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

      Finding aids

      File list available for textual records pertaining to congregations and presbyteries
      Biographical file list subject to requirements under the provincial Personal Information Protection Act

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      Related materials


      Further accruals expected

      General note

      Dates of creation (1938- ) refers to the period in which the collection has been assembled; individual documents were created at various times since the 1860s

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      Dates of creation, revision and deletion

      Created February 27, 2020

      Language of description

      • English

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