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Archives Committee

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Date
1955 August/September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1955 August/September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Very Rev. W.W. Davis
Seconder
Bishop of Ottawa
Text
That this General Synod desires to express to the Rev. Canon A.R. Kelley our very deep sense of indebtedness to him for his continuing services on the Archives Committee, and that this appreciation be conveyed to him. CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Kelley, Arthur Reading, 1882-1961
Anglican Church of Canada - Archives
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Archives
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Archives Committee (Handbook, p.44)

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Date
1955 August/September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1955 August/September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Chancellor Harris
Seconder
Canon R.K. Naylor
Text
(1) To amend clause (k) of Section 32 (Committees), pp.42-44, to read as follows:
"(k) Archives of which the Registrar and the General Secretary of the Synod shall be members."
(2) To enact a new Section to be numbered 32A immediately following Section 32 and reading as follows:
"ARCHIVES COMMITTEE
32A. It shall be the duty of the Archives Committee:
(a) To co-operate with the Registrar in his duties.
(b) To preserve safely, arrange and index all journals, files, papers, reports, minutes, legal documents, contracts, publications, enactments, canons and other records relating to the Synod and its departments and to regulate the access to the use of such records.
(c) To nominate to the Synod or the Executive Council suitable persons for appointment as Archivist, Librarian and other Assistants and to define their duties.
(d) To organize a Reference Library relating to the history, activities and affairs of the Church in Canada, and the Anglican Communion.
(e) To co-operate with the Canadian Church Historical Society in promoting interest in the history of the Anglican Church of Canada.
(f) To report to the General Synod and the Executive Council from time to time concerning the progress and needs of the Archives, library, and the general work of the Archives Committee." CARRIED Message L-26.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Archives Committee
Anglican Church of Canada - Archives
Anglican Church of Canada - Libraries
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada - Records and correspondence - Management
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Motion to Adjourn as COGS

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Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
The Most Rev. Colin Johnson
Seconder
The Ven. Harry Huskins
Prologue
TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION (TRC) #025-12-13-03 : Document Collection
Archdeacon Thompson welcomed Ms. Nancy Hurn, General Synod Archivist, and Archdeacon Jim Boyles. He spoke about the digitizing of archival documents for TRC, whose mandate it is to gather relevant archival material from all parties involved with the operations of residential schools (including General Synod). This work has commenced but TRC lacks adequate resources to complete it. Archdeacon Thompson advised that money is available in the unrestricted surplus of the Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada. He also emphasized that this work and expenditure is a response to a request from the TRC to the Parties to the Settlement Agreement.
Archdeacon Thompson requested COGS to consider contributing a portion of the reserve funds from the Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada (MSCC) for this work. He thanked Ms. Hurn for her leadership and advocacy and Archdeacon Boyles for volunteering his time to assist with assembly of the documents. [Applause]
Text
That the Council of General Synod adjourn and reconvene as the Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada.
ADOPTED
Notes
Following the meeting of the Missionary Society (MSCC), the Council of General Synod meeting reconvened.
Minutes of the MSCC meeting are attached as Appendix B.
Appendix B
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT OF THE MISSIONARY SOCIETY OF THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA
Queen of Apostles Renewal Centre, Mississauga, ON
March 14, 2013
PRESENT
The Members of the Council of General Synod
Officers of the Society:
- President and Chair of the Board of Directors – Archbishop Fred Hiltz
- General Secretary – Archdeacon Dr. Michael Thompson
- Treasurer – Ms. Hanna Goschy
Financial Support with respect to Provision of Archival Documents
Moved by: Canon Robert Falby
Seconded by: The Ven. Harry Huskins
That the MSCC make available up to $125,000 from the unrestricted surplus of the Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada for the following purposes:
1. Up to $30,000 to support dioceses in meeting their obligations to provide their archival documents, in fulfillment of their obligations under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement.
2. Up to $95,000 to create a digital version of documents provided by the Anglican Church of Canada (in fulfillment of a legal obligation) to ensure that those documents will be accessible through the National Research Centre (in fulfillment of a solemn moral obligation) to former students and their families and communities, as well as to researchers and educators and the general public.
ADOPTED #MSCC-01-03-13
Motion to Adjourn
Moved by: Chancellor David Jones
Seconded by: Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
That the meeting of the Board of Management of the Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada be adjourned.
ADOPTED
Subjects
Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada (M.S.C.C.)
Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada (M.S.C.C.) - Grants
Canada. Truth and Reconciliation Commission
National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (Winnipeg, Man.)
Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA)
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives
Anglican Church of Canada - Archives
Electronic records
Digital preservation
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Residential schools - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Residential schools - Information resources
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada - 21st century
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Provision of Archival Documents to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-03-13
Date
2013 March 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-03-13
Mover
Canon Robert Falby
Seconder
The Ven. Harry Huskins
Text
That up to $125,000, made available to the General Synod by the Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada, be used for the following purposes:
1. Up to $30,000 to support dioceses in meeting their obligations to provide their archival documents, in fulfillment of their obligations under the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement.
2. Up to $95,000 to create a digital version of documents provided by the Anglican Church of Canada (in fulfillment of a legal obligation) to ensure that those documents will be accessible through the National Research Centre (in fulfillment of a solemn moral obligation) to former students and their families and communities, as well as to researchers and educators and the general public.
ADOPTED #-05-03-13
Notes
The Primate thanked the General Secretary for his leadership. He also noted that the Anglican Church of Canada is now aligned with the United Church of Canada, which has made a similar commitment to offer extra funds for archival work.
Subjects
Missionary Society of the Anglican Church of Canada (M.S.C.C.) - Grants
Canada. Truth and Reconciliation Commission
National Research Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (Winnipeg, Man.)
Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA)
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives
Anglican Church of Canada - Archives
Church archives - Canada
Electronic records
Digital preservation
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Residential schools - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Residential schools - Information resources
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada - 21st century
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Report of Archives Committee (See p. 283.)

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Date
1959 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
[Act 50]
Resolution
Date
1959 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
[Act 50]
Resolution
Mover
Chancellor R.V. Harris
Seconder
Ven. R.K. Naylor
Prologue
This report was presented by Canon A.R. Kelley.
Text
That the report of the Archives Committee be adopted. (See pp. 46, 96.) CARRIED
Message L-37
Notes
Page 46
Message U-15 -- That the Upper House concurs in Message L 33, L 37 and L 46. (See pp. 38, 39, 46, 96, 97.)
Page 96
Message L-37 -- Report of the Archives Committee
That the report of the Archives Committee be received. (See pp. 39, 283.)
Message U-15:
The Upper House concurs in Message L-37 of the Lower House. (See p. 46.)
[Act 50 of 1959 General Synod. See page 85.]
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Archives Committee
Anglican Church of Canada - Archives
Archives - Canada
Canadian Church Historical Society
Millman, Thomas R. (Thomas Reagh), 1905-1996
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