Fonds MC74 - York County Religious Education Council

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York County Religious Education Council

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  • Textual record

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  • 1916-1954 (Creation)
    York County Religious Education Council (York County, N.B.)

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15 cm of textual records

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(Formed ca. 1920.)

Administrative history

In 1920, the York County Sunday School Association changed its name to the York County Religious Education Council. The Methodist, Presbyterian and Baptist churches created the Council to promote religious education in the county. It was a member of the Maritime Religious Education Council. The Council's activities included running a summer camp at Camp Wegesegum in Chipman; promoting world peace, particularly in the late 1930s; and promoting education about the natural environment and the prevention of forest fires.

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Information about the custody of these records prior to acquisition is incomplete.

Scope and content

This fonds consists of correspondence, programns of annual conventions, convention reports, reports, finances, resolutions, nominations lists, questionnaires for distirict secretaries, minutes of the York County Religious Education Council and its predecessor, booklets, pamplets, and papers.

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Some of these records were transferred from the University of New Brunswick Library Special Collections in 1991.


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  • English

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