Fonds F500 - United Church of Canada General Council fonds

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United Church of Canada General Council fonds

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CA ON00340 F500

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  • 1925-2018 (Creation)
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    United Church of Canada. General Council

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49.11 m of textual records
1 scrapbook

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The General Council is the highest Church court with full power to determine matters relating to: boundaries and number of Conferences; doctrine, worship, membership and government; the courses of study for and ordination to the Order of Ministry; property matters; missionary policy; colleges and Christian education; petitions, memorials and appeals; relationships with other churches; appointments to committees and Divisions and of officers for Departments; appointment of the Secretary of the General Council, its Executive and its standing committees.

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Fonds consists of the following series: 1) Records of meetings of the General Council, 1925-2003; 2) Records of the Executive and Sub-Executive, 1925-2018; 3) Records relating to Church Government, 1925-1975; 4) Records of relations with other church Boards and Divisions, 1940-1978; 5) Records relating to church property, 1925-1977; 6) Subject files, 1939-1980; 7) Records of relations with external bodies, 1940-1986; 8) Records of the General Council Research Office, 1962-1991; 9) Records of the Department of Planning Assistance, 1968-1974; 10) Records relating to Administrative and Social Committees, 1961-1993.

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All researchers using these records must sign a "Researcher Agreement and Privacy Notice" form (Form 26) since these records may include personal information on church staff, members, or clients. Some restrictions may apply.

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Finding aid available. Appendix A available in the finding aid, Appendices B and C are included as digit ital objects.

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1982.001C

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1982.207C

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1982.220C

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1985.025C/TR

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1985.039C/TR

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1985.056C/TR

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1985.104C/TR

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1987.176C/TR

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1989.104C/TR

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1990.006C

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1990.036C/TR

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1992.171C

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1993.096C/TR

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1993.176C/TR

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1994.052C

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1998.164C

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2003.175C

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2004.014C

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2004.060C

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2006.096C

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2007.033C/TR

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2012.001C/TR

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2012.058C/TR

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2013.036C

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2013.040C/TR

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2013.168C/TR

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2015.094C

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2017.126C

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2017.154C

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2017.080C

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2019.154C/TR

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2019.185C/TR

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2019.192C

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