Archbishops' Western Canada Fund


IDENTITY STATEMENT
Reference code(s): GB 0109 MS 3984; Davidson 241-245
Held at: Lambeth Palace Library
Domain: archival
Title: Archbishops' Western Canada Fund
Date(s) of contents: 1908-1921
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent and medium: 5 volumes of archival material and one photograph album

CONTEXT

Name of creator(s):

Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury

Administrative/Biographical history:

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.

See also:
The work of the Archbishops' Fund in Western Canada (1910).

Custodial history:

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

Language: English.

Conditions governing access:

A full reader's ticket is required.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Finding aids:

Catalogue of the correspondence and papers of Randall Thomas Davidson, archbishop of Canterbury, 1903-1928, (typescript, 1993).

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Date(s) of descriptions: 22nd March 2002.


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Missionary societies
Missionary work
Photographs
Religious activities
Religious organizations
Visual materials

Personal names
Boyd | W G | Reverend | missionary
Davidson | Randall Thomas | 1848-1930 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1903-1928

Corporate names
Archbishops' Western Canada Fund

Places
Americas
Canada
North America