Archives and Special Collections
Fonds F0056 - Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Calgary fonds.
CA ACU SPC F0056
Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Calgary fonds.
- [ca. 1880]-2003 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
Ca. 96 m of textual records and other material.
Name of creator
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.
Acquired in several accessions between 1974 and 2007. MsC 284 donated by Mrs. Pat Goodman in 2002.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
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.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Text in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of the fonds.
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.
Further accruals expected.