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Fonds F0056 - Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Calgary fonds.

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Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Calgary fonds.


  • [ca. 1880]-2003 (Creation)

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Ca. 96 m of textual records and other material.

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Biographical history

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.

Archival history

Acquired in several accessions between 1974 and 2007. MsC 284 donated by Mrs. Pat Goodman in 2002.

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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.

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Fonds on permanent loan. Records are closed to the public. Requests for information should be directed to the Anglicn Diocese of Calgary, Suite 180, 1209 - 59th Ave. S.E.. Calgary, AB., T2H 2P6.

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Text in English.

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Additional archival material located at the Glenbow Archives, Calgary, Alberta, and at Medicine Hat Museum and Art Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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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.


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