Includes transcripts and photocopies of correspondence, printed material and photographs; as well as some original correspondence, printed and graphic materials. Includes issues of British Columbia and Yukon Church Aid Society yearbooks; the B.C.Y.C.A.S. magazine, Across the Rockies; St. Stephen's, South Kensington Parish Magazine (England); St. John the Divine, Kennington Church Journal (England); and issues of Fort George newspapers.
Collection arranged by broad subject categories relating to Provincial Synod, General Synod, Anglican Theological College and its predecessors, Columbia Coast Mission, individuals, dioceses of the Ecclesiastical Province, and Anglican Young Peoples Association.
Consists of periodicals issued by national and diocesan Anglican bodies, the Church Missionary Society and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. Periodicals vary in completeness.
National titles include: Anglican Journal (formerly Canadian Churchman), 1950- ; Anglican Magazine (formerly The Living Message and The Letter Leaflet), 1904-1907, 1941-1991; The New Era, 1903-1905, published by the Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada (M.S.C.C.).
Diocesan titles include: for the Diocese of British Columbia, Columbia Mission Annual Reports, 1859-1883; The Parish Magazine, 1884-1886; The Challenge, 1944-1956; British Columbia Diocesan Post, 1963- ; for the Diocese of Caledonia, Caledonia Diocesan Times, 1960- ; for the Diocese of Cariboo, Diocesan News (formerly Cariboo Contact and Cariboo Chronicle), 1963- ; for the Diocese of Kootenay, The High-way, 1956- ; for the Diocese of New Westminster, The Churchman's Gazette and New Westminster Diocesan Chronicle, 1883-1892; Topic (formerly Anglican News), 1959- ; and various titles published by a missionary support committee in England from 1884 to 1941 including New Westminster Quarterly Paper, 1884-1885; New Westminster Occasional Paper, 1886-1889, 1895-1896; Monthly Record, 1889-1894; Work for the Far West, 1896-1910; Recent News from the Diocese, 1911-1941; New Westminster and Kootenay Missionary Association Annual Reports, 1903-1911; for the Diocese of Yukon, Northern Lights, 1913-1941, 1952- .
Missionary society titles include: The Church Missionary Intelligencer, 1901-1906; Proceedings of the Church Missionary Society, 1893-1928; The Mission Field (S.P.G.), 1862-1871, 1888-1898.
Collection consists of the earliest items, lantern slides depicting church buildings and other scenes in England and Ireland; hymn transparencies issued by General Board of Religious Education; architectural plans of the Anglican Theological College built in 1927. Later subjects include church buildings in the six dioceses of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and activities at the Anglican Theological College.
Photographs were collected and copied from original photographs, or photographs were taken of published photographs in newspapers and magazines during the course of researching "Pacific Pilgrims". Photographs are arranged in collection according to page order appearance in book but also includes some unpublished photographs. Microfilm is of documents (1879) from Lambeth Palace Library in England concerning the appointment of Bishop Sillitoe to the new Diocese of New Westminster.