Lavender Legacies Guide: Canada: British Columbia

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Archives of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster
City of Vancouver Archives
Museum of Vancouver
University of Victoria Archives

Archives of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster
Location: 6000 Iona Drive
Vancouver BC V6T 1L4
Phone: 604-822-9583
Fax: 604-822-9212
Contact: Melanie Wallace, Archivist
Hours: Tue 9-4, Thurs 9-2
Wheelchair Access: Yes

History: Established in 1980 and governed by Canon 22 of the Constitution and Canons of the Diocese of New Westminster.

Information about holdings:
Manuscripts: yes
Printed material: yes
Clippings/vertical files: yes
Film/Video/Sound: yes
Photographs: yes
Time periods/geographical regions documented: Diocese of New Westminster – South Western British Columbia from Hope to the Sunshine Coast
Significant People/organizations/subjects documented: Integrity Vancouver – Gay and Lesbian Anglican and Friends
Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster – first Anglican Diocese to assent to the blessing of same-sex unions
Bishop Michael Ingham

Use requirements: Open with registration, except for holdings governed by British Columbia Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA).

Research space, copying, microfilm reader-printer, reference assistance on site, and telephone reference.

Indices, finding aids, collection descriptions:
In-house catalogs and finding aids – not all materials fully arranged and described, but still available for research.

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