Collections

Howard Norman fonds

William Howard Heal Norman (1905-1987) was a missionary to Japan. He was born in Japan, the son of missionaries Daniel and Catherine Norman. He returned with his wife Gwen R.P. Norman as a missionary in 1932 and…

United Church of Canada Board of Home Missions fonds

The Board of Home Missions, constituted in 1926, was responsible for supervising and administering all the mission work of the United Church in Canada. This encompassed working among Aboriginal People, French Canadians,…

From Missions to Partnership Photograph Collection

Collection contains images generated in the course of home mission activities under the direction of various boards, committees, and societies of the United Church of Canada and its antecedent bodies including: the Methodist…

James Arthur McLachlan fonds

James Arthur McLachlan (1855-1903) was a Methodist missionary to Western Canada. Born in Aylmer, Ontario, he was ordained in 1879 and that same year was posted at the Methodist Indian Mission in Victoria, B.C. In 1891, he was…

Ontario Churches and Institutions Photograph Collection

The Ontario Churches and Institutions Photograph Collections consists of over 2500 photographs, slides and negatives of buildings, groups and activities of the congregations and affiliated institutions of the United Church of…

Ridout, Denzil G., 1886-1954

Denzil G. Ridout (1886-1954) was a Methodist/United Church minister and administrator. He was born in Dorset, England. He left the Methodist Book Room in London to work in the Methodist Book Room in Montreal. He studied…

Toronto Churches and Institutions Photograph Collection

The Toronto Churches and Institutions Collections consists of more than 1700 photographs, slides and negatives of buildings, groups, and activities of Toronto congregations and affiliated institutions of the United Church of…

Manitou Conference Photographs

Manitou Conference is one of thirteen conferences of the United Church of Canada, covering communities in Northeast Ontario and Northwest Quebec. It was established as the Twelfth Conference of The United Church of Canada at…

Board of Evangelism and Social Service fonds

The Board of Evangelism and Social Service was established at the time of Church Union, bringing together Methodist and Presbyterian traditions in the fields of social and spiritual welfare. The duties of the Board as…