Fonds FD15 - Rosetown Presbytery fonds

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Rosetown Presbytery fonds

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  • Variations in title: Previously identified as Rosetown Presbytery sub-series (A.381.XI.D.15).

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FD15

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  • 1949–1996 (Creation)
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    United Church of Canada Rosetown Presbytery
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    Saskatchewan
  • 1945–1949 (Creation)

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30.2 cm (approx.) textual records

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(1949–2000)

Administrative history

Rosetown Presbytery was created in 1949, through the amalgamation of Elrose and Kindersley Presbyteries.

In 2000, Saskatchewan Conference went from 10 presbyteries to 7, with each adopting a new name. Most pastoral charges from Rosetown Presbytery became part of the new Prairie Pine Presbytery.

Custodial history

Most records in the fonds were likely transferred to the archives between 1925 and 1986. Their original provenance is unclear, though administrative and committee records may have come directly from presbytery secretaries, committee members, delegates or other associated individuals.

From 1925 through to 1982, the official repository for Conference, Presbytery and local records of the United Church in Saskatchewan was at St. Andrew’s College (Saskatoon). In 1982, the Conference signed an agreement to house their records with the Saskatchewan Archives Board (later Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan), while still retaining ownership and management responsibilities. The collections were gradually relocated and continue to be stored with the Provincial Archives, to the present day.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of textual materials generated by the Presbytery, its secretaries, committees and related bodies, in fulfillment of their responsibilities, as outlined in the Manual of the United Church of Canada.

Contents include: minutes; correspondence; statistics (1960); records of the Communications Committee (1969-1980); a document “Sketch History of Rosetown Presbytery, Part 1” (Oct. 1975), by Rev. M. John Moor; and some minutes, correspondence, and other material from the United Church Men / A.O.T.S.

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Arrangement

Original order for many of these records is unclear. Items formerly listed under A.381.XI.D.15 were arranged sometime before 1990. Materials listed under A.785, A.923 and A.1094 were likely arranged and added later.

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  • English

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Availability of other formats

Microfilm copy of some records available for viewing at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan, Regina office (microfilm reference number R.10).

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Some records may be restricted, to protect personal information.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Use, publication, and/or reproduction of records are subject to the conditions of the Copyright Act. Please consult archivist for assistance.

Finding aids

GS-168 includes original file and series listings, in section A.381.XI.D.15, as well as A.785.SA.940, A.923.XV.SA.2957, and A.1084.XV.SC.820. Microfilm contents listed in finding aid IR-12.

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