Fonds F503 - United Church of Canada Board of World Mission fonds

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United Church of Canada Board of World Mission fonds

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CONTENT WARNING: This material has been flagged as being potentially harmful. It may contain racism, sexism, colonial attitudes and/or ableism. Archive staff have been notified and we are undergoing a review process of this material in order to accurately describe and include any warnings necessary.  

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CA ON00340 F503

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41 m of textual records and other material.

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(1962-1972)

Administrative history

The Board of World Mission was established by General Council in 1960 and became operational 1 January, 1962; the Board brought together the Board of Overseas Missions and the Overseas Missions Committee of the Woman's Missionary Society, thereby becoming the sole authority for mission work outside of Canada and Bermuda. The Board was superseded in 1972 by the Division of World Outreach.

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

Scope and content

Fonds consists of the following series: 1) Administrative Records, 1962-1971; 2) Records Relating to Finance and Administration, 1910-1969; 3) Missionary Files, 1951-1971; 4) Records Relating to Angola, 1962-1976; 5) Records Relating to Brazil, 1961-1974; 6) Pamphlets and Documents re China, 1889-1969; 7) Records Relating to Hong Kong, 1951-1974; 8) Records Relating to India, 1962-1974; 9) Records Relating to Indonesia, 1968-1971; 10) Records Relating to Jamaica, 1962-1972; 11) Records Relating to Japan, 1880-1971; 12) Records Relating to Kenya, 1960-1975; 13) Records Relating to Korea, 1962-1974; 14) Records Relating to Malaysia, 1968-1971; 15) Records Relating to Nepal,1954-1974; 16) Records Relating to New Hebrides, 17) Records Relating to the Philippines, 1960-1974; 18) Records Relating to Taiwan, 1924-1973; 19) Records Relating to Trinidad, 1961-1975; 20) Records Relating to Zaire, 1960-1974; 21) Records Relating to Zambia, 1952-1977; 22) Records Relating to Zimbabwe, 1962-1975; 23) Records of External Cooperating Councils, 1925-1973; 24) Records Relating to the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, 1927-1973; 25) Photographs and audiovisual material, 1893-[197-].

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Some restrictions apply.

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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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Associated materials

Some series include records of antecedent, successor, and related bodies: the Board of Foreign Missions, the Board of Overseas Missions, Division of World Outreach, and the Woman's Missionary Society.

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Includes 377 glass slides, 53 photographs.

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1983.010C

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1983.011C

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1983.012C

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1983.014C

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1983.016C

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1983.023C

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1983.024C

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1983.025C

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1983.026C

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1983.027C

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1983.028C

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1983.029C

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1983.030C

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1983.031C

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1983.032C

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1983.033C

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1983.035C

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1983.037C

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1983.041C

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1983.043C

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1983.048C

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1983.044C

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1987.266C

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1989.055C/TR

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1991.119C

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1996.021C

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2013.067C

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2013.068C

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2013.069C

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2013.071C

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2013.074C

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2013.086C

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2013.105C

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2013.194C/TR

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2017.010C

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2020.068C

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2023.011C/TR

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ON00340

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Anti-Oppressive Description policy and guidelines, 2022

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updated with 2023.010C/TR Feb 2023, AZ
This record was changed on March 10, 2023 by LH in accordance to the UCCA policy on inclusive description.

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