Mailing Address: c/o Provincial Archives of Alberta 8555 Roper Road, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1
Chinook Winds and Northern Spirit Regional Councils Archives, The United Church of Canada
Total Volume: 375 linear metres
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1830s-present
The Chinook Winds and Northern Spirit Regional Councils Archives of The United Church of Canada holds records of Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational Churches within Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and the northeastern section of British Columbia prior to 1925, and of The United Church of Canada after 1925.
Holdings include those records created by local congregations such as registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials, historic membership rolls and communion rolls, general membership lists, minutes of church boards, committees, and organizations (including women's groups), printed annual reports of local congregations, congregational newsletters, local church histories, correspondence, accounts, and photographs. Over 500 local congregations (including closed congregations) have deposited some original records in the Archives. Holdings also include those records created by the constituent Presbyteries of the Alberta and Northwest Conference and those records created by the Alberta and Northwest Conference itself, its staff, officers, committees, task groups, educational institutions and hospitals operated by the Conference, as well as personal and private papers and manuscripts of individuals associated with the Conference.
Provincial Archives of Alberta Reading Room has full service Tuesday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Reference Room only (no document retrieval) Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
No retrievals between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., and after 3:30 p.m.
Closed on Sunday, Monday and statutory holidays.
Conference Archivist is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Appointments are recommended.