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Free Methodist Church building, Edmonton, 1914
Free Methodist Church building, Edmonton, 1914

Free Methodist Church, Alberta Conference fonds

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M-1373-1“History of the Alberta Conference”. -- 1920. – Consists of a brief history of the church and those who pioneered in establishing the Alberta districts from 1905.
M-1373-2Historical reminiscences. -- 1953-1959. -- Re preachers on the Bruce circuit; revival at Ellice (1913); obituaries of ministers who worked in Alberta; Reverend F.B. Lewis' account of coming to Alberta around 1906, and contacting smallpox; Ingleview society in Travers and Enchant district; and Burtonsville district. Includes information about Reverend Louis Freitag, Reverend Roland Haight, and Reverend Charles George Heath.
M-1373-3Alberta Conference minute book. -- 1914-1936. -- Includes organizational meeting of the Alberta Conference.
M-1373-4Alberta Conference minute book. -- 1937-1959
M-1373-5Calgary Circuit meeting and Board meeting minutes. -- 1911-1954.
M-1373-6Calgary Free Methodist Church – Financial statements and reports. -- 1930-1947
M-1373-7Northern District Quarterly Conference minutes. -- 1917-1933.
M-1373-8Northern District Quarterly Conference minutes. -- 1933-1950. -- Includes change in name to Alberta Quarterly Conference; pastor’s statistical report, 1947-1949; and brief re proposed change of Alberta liquor laws, 1956.
M-1373-9Armada Free Methodist Church circuit minutes. -- 1916-1956.
M-1373-10Calgary Women’s Missionary Society minute books. -- 1917-1958.
M-1373-11Calgary Free Methodist Church Sunday school record books. -- 1937-1961.
M-1373-12Calgary Sunday School attendance books. -- 1949-1953.
M-1373-13Canadian Free Methodist Herald. -- 1968-1970.
M-1373-14Publications. -- 1875-1952. – Includes Binney’s Theological Compend by Amos Binney and Daniel Steele, and Catechism of the Free Methodist Church.
M-1373-oversizeRegister of baptism, marriages, deaths and funerals for Calgary. -- 1930.
RCT-74Interviews with F. Walker, Reverend H. Schnell, and Reverend J. Kirk. – n.d. -- 5 audio cassettes
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