Fonds F509 - United Church of Canada Board of Home Missions fonds

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United Church of Canada Board of Home Missions fonds

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CA ON00340 F509

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  • 1857-1985, predominant 1926-1971 (Creation)
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    United Church of Canada. Board of Home Missions

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36 m of textual records and other materials.

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(1926-1972)

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The Board of Home Missions, constituted in 1926, was responsible for supervising and administering all the mission work of the United Church in Canada. This encompassed working among Aboriginal People, French Canadians, immigrants, and ethno-cultural communities; maintaining missions in marine, urban, and rural areas; overseeing chaplaincies and student charges; supporting church extension in new communities; running institutions including inner city missions, youth centres, children's homes, All Peoples' Missions, hospitals, and schools; and undertaking other forms of community and social service work. This Board was incorporated into the new Division of Mission in Canada in 1972.

Custodial history

This material forms part of the General Council program of the United Church of Canada Archive.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of the following series: 1) Administrative records, 1926-1979; 2) General files, 1907-1985; 3) Records relating to financial matters, 1909-1984; 4) Records relating to property and institutions, 1857-1983; 5) Records relating to church extension, 1939-1972; and 6) Correspondence of the Superintendent of Home Missions, Northern Ontario and Northwestern Quebec, 1937-1972. Additionally, Appendix 1: Listing of Records Found on Microfilm Reels 1915-1972 (1998.027C), Appendix 2: Index to Series 2.

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All researchers using these records must sign a "United Church of Canada Archives Research Agreement" (Form 26) since these records may include personal information on church staff, members, or clients.

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Includes 95 photographs, 9 glass slides, Microfilms

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1983.050C

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1987.010C

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1986.158C

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1990.081C/TR

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1995.3014C/TR

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1991.188C

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1998.027C

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2013.030C/TR

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2013.045C/TR

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2013.102C

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2015.008C

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