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Biographies collection

  • FG20
  • Collection
  • ca.1903–2001

The collection consists of primarily textual materials relating to various ministers and other lay people associated with the United Church, in Saskatchewan. Contents include obituaries, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programmes, publications, and various other documents containing biographical information.

Church Histories collection

  • FG19
  • Collection
  • ca.1925–1986

The collection consists primarily of documents relating to the histories of various local churches in Saskatchewan. Contents include written historical narratives (sketches) and notes, newspaper articles, pamphlets, and publications. There are also copies of volumes 1 and 2 of the local history book "Early History of Saskatchewan Churches (Grass Roots)", compiled and edited by Meredith B. Banting, ca.1975.

Prairie Church History collection

  • FG11
  • Collection
  • 1873–1962

The collection consists of a range of documents relating to Congregational, Methodist, Presbyterian churches and related activities in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in the prairies.

Contents include histories, articles, addresses and other papers on: Congregationalism, Methodism, Presbyterianism in Saskatchewan; missionary work and communities in Prince Albert, Carrot River, Canora, and Norway House; Sunday Schools; C.G.I.T. and Y.W.C.A. groups; ministerial associations; Doukhobors; Ukranians; the Greek Orthodox Church; and Anglican Missions.

Authors include: Rev. W.P. McHaffie (Conference Historian and Archivist to Saskatchewan Methodist Conference); John MacLean (Chief Archivist, Wesley College Library, Winnipeg); Rev. Frederick Passmore; Rev. George Daniel; Rev. W.M. Moore; Rev. E.H. Oliver; Rev. J.R. McDonald; Rev. George Arthur; Allan Bowerman, J.L. Stewart; Alfred Carter; R.H. Hamilton; John L. Nichol; Lydia Gruchy; M. Stechinshin (Yorkton); John Roberts Kovalevitch; Rev. A.J. Hunter; Rev. P.C. Crath; E. Eustace and Maxim Berezynski; Dr. A.E. Archer (Lamont, Alberta); A. Bereka; Mrs. C.H. Monro (Ethelbert, Manitoba); Rev. John Gregorash; Rev. Theo Bay; Rev. J.A. Louseley.

Edmund H. Oliver fonds

  • PR4
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1935

The fonds consists of records by and relating to E.H. Oliver, his travels in Saskatchewan and his teaching at St. Andrew’s College, his experiences in the First World War and involvement with educational programs for the soldiers (through the University of Vimy Ridge and Khaki University), his postwar work as Principal of St. Andrew’s College and later Moderator of the United Church, and his research and publications.

Contents include: correspondence (1911-1916); diary of trips to the Doukhobor area around Veregin (1915), the Cote Reserve, and to the Ruthenians of Kamsack and Canora; military publications and wartime memorabilia; materials related to the University of Vimy Ridge (1917-1918) and Khaki University (1917-1919); Oliver’s postwar correspondence (1920-1935), as he resumed his duties as Principal of St. Andrew’s College; and various historical and research publications and manuscripts, on topics such as Church Union, education, Saskatchewan history and settlement. There is also a collection of material pertaining to the drought situation on the prairies and the United Church response (1930-1932), at which time Oliver was serving as Moderator.

The collection also includes letters and tributes to E.H. Oliver, from after his death (1935-1936).

Oliver, Edmund Henry

Church Union collection

  • FG9
  • Collection
  • ca.1900–1928

The collection consists of primarily textual materials relating to the Church Union movement and the organizations involved, including the Provincial Church Union Committee (1921-1925), the Joint Committee on Church Union (1903-1924), and the Committee Pursuant to the United Church of Canada Act (1926-1928). There appears to be a mix of original documents and various published and copied items.

Contents include: minutes, correspondence and publications created by and relating to the Saskatchewan Provincial Church Union Committee (1921-1925); “Basis of Union” documents from the Presbyterian Church (1905-1908) and Methodist Church (1909); records of proceedings, minutes, and publications by and relating to the Joint Committee on Church Union and its Subcommittees; documents relating to proposed legislation (1922-1924), the Act Incorporating the United Church of Canada, House of Commons debates on the topic, and associated Saskatchewan legislation (1924); publications and articles relating to the anti-union movement and the legal issues resulting from the division of the Presbyterian Church; copies of information regarding the voting returns on Union from across Canada (1925-1926); maps showing communities with local union churches; and a poster published by the Union Committee of the Presbyterian Church (1924). There are also materials regarding the Commission Pursuant the United Church of Canada Act, including orders, proceedings, and materials relating to non-concurring Presbyterian congregations in Saskatchewan.

Provincial Church Union Committee

Saskatchewan Synod (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA05
  • Fonds
  • 1906–1925

The fonds consists of textual materials created by (and relating to) the Synod of Saskatchewan, its General Interests Committee, and the Treasurer of the Church Union Expense Fund.

Contents include: Synod minutes (1906-1924), published and unpublished; correspondence relating to the Church Union Expense Fund (1923-1925); mimeographed material sent out by the General Interests Committee (1922-1925); a handwritten outline of a speech on church union (no date); and documents published by the Synod.

Presbyterian Church in Canada, Synod of Saskatchewan

Arcola Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA33
  • Fonds
  • 1905–1925

The fonds consists of minutes from the Arcola Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (1905-1925).

Presbyterian Church in Canada Arcola Presbytery

Battleford Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA35
  • Fonds
  • 1906–1925

The fonds consists of minutes from the Battleford Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (1906-1925).

Presbyterian Church in Canada Battleford Presbytery

Saskatoon Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA42
  • Fonds
  • 1908–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1908-1925) from the Saskatoon Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Saskatoon Presbytery

Weyburn Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA43
  • Fonds
  • 1910–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1910-1925) from the Weyburn Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Weyburn Presbytery

Kindersley Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA37
  • Fonds
  • 1913–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1913-1925) and correspondence (1922-1925) from the Kindersley Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Kindersley Presbytery

Prince Albert Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA39
  • Fonds
  • 1901–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1901-1925) from the Prince Albert Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Prince Albert Presbytery

Assiniboia Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA34
  • Fonds
  • 1918–1925

The fonds consists of minutes from the Assiniboia Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church (1918-1925).

Presbyterian Church in Canada Assiniboia Presbytery

Moose Jaw Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA38
  • Fonds
  • 1913–1925 (Creation)

The fonds consists of minutes (1913-1925) from the Moose Jaw Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Moose Jaw Presbytery

Regina Presbytery (Presbyterian) fonds

  • FA41
  • Fonds
  • 1885–1925

The fonds consists of minutes (1885-1925) from the Regina Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church.

Presbyterian Church in Canada Regina Presbytery

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