Archbishops' Western Canada Fund
Name of creator(s):
Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury
The Archbishops' Western Canada Fund was set up in 1910 by the Archbishop of Canterbury (Randall Thomas Davidson) and the Archbishop of York (Cosmo Gordon Lang), in answer to an appeal from the primate of all Canada to assist the Anglican Church's ministry to settlers in Western Canada. The fund closed in 1920.
Immediate source of acquisition: Transfer from Lambeth Palace (Davidson 241-245); MS. 3984 presented by Mary Boyd, daughter of W.G. Boyd, 1991.
CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
Scope and content/abstract:
The collection consists of correspondence with the Archbishop of Canterbury about the work of the Fund, and of copies of minutes of the Fund, plus a photograph album of Reverend W. G. Boyd, missionary.
System of arrangement:
The collection forms part of the Davidson Papers (volumes 241, ff. 115-429, and 242-5).
ACCESS AND USE
Conditions governing access:
A full reader's ticket is required.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Catalogue of the correspondence and papers of Randall Thomas Davidson, archbishop of Canterbury, 1903-1928, (typescript, 1993).
Date(s) of descriptions: 22nd March 2002.