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House of Bishops fonds. - 1883-2020

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Main Entry
House of Bishops
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 m. of textual records, graphic materials, and audio-visual materials.
Fonds Number
003
Fonds
House of Bishops fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 m. of textual records, graphic materials, and audio-visual materials.
Administrative History
The House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, consisting of the Primate and all the bishops serving the 30 dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada, was formed in 1893. From 1893 to 1971 it was known as the Upper House and met separately from the Lower House (clergy and lay delegates, now House of Delegates) during the meetings of General Synod. The House of Bishops meets twice a year and aims to meet just before the meetings of General Synod.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of minutes of the meetings, meeting files containing correspondence and reports, records of the House of Bishops task forces and committees, and documents related to the election and consecration of bishops.
Fonds is arranged in the following series: House of Bishops minutes, 1904-2010; House of Bishops meeting files, 1883-1981; Consecration Certificates, 1888-2020; House of Bishops Committees and Task Forces.
Related Fonds
Office of the Primate fonds
General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada fonds
Portraits collection
Main Entry
House of Bishops
Corporate Name
House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada -- Bishops -- Appointment, call, and election.
Accession Number
GS75-12, GS75-13, GS2004-12, GS2005-17, GS2011-15, M2010-10, P2003-15, P8805
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Papers of the Most Rev. Walter Robert Adams

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/microforms132
Dates
1889-1957
Format
microfilm
Dates
1889-1957
Format
microfilm
Extent
9 reels
Exposure
negative
Dimensions
16 mm
Biographical Sketch
Walter Robert Adams (1877-1957) was born, educated and ordained in England. He served in Canada in Saskatchewan from 1907-1914 and returned to England. He came back to Canada when he was elected Bishop of Cariboo in 1925. He served as Bishop in several western dioceses before he retired in 1951. 1925-1933 Bishop of Cariboo (First) 1934-1947 Bishop of Kootenay (Second) 1948-1951 Bishop of Yukon (Fifth) 1942-1947 Archbishop of Kootenay (First) 1948-1951 Archbishop of Yukon (First) 1942-1951 Metropolitan of British Columbia (Third)
Scope and Content
Microfilm consists of the personal and official papers of Walter Robert Adams.
Finding Aids
Finding aid available.
Personal Name
Adams, Walter Robert, 1877-1957
Corporate Name
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Cariboo
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Kootenay
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Qu'Appelle
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Yukon
Subject
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Geographic Name
British Columbia
Saskatchewan
Yukon
Originals and Reproductions
Originals at the Ecclesiastical Province of B.C. Archives
Accession Number
Mf 86-1
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