Fonds PC005 - St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden) fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden) fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper:

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

CA ETRC PC005

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1870-[196-?]; predominant 1900-1936 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

0.13 l.m. of textual records. - 1 photograph.

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

St. Luke's Presbyterian Church in Hampden was organized in 1876, as a result of the expansion of the Scottish settlements to Springhill and Milan by the 1870s. Prior to that, people from Hampden belonged to St. John's Presbyterian Church in Winslow (Hampden and Winslow congregation). In 1917, a split in St. Luke's Presbyterian Church resulted in the formation of Bethany Presbyterian Church in Milan. The two churches then formed one congregation, but each had their own Board of Managers. When the union of Methodists, Congregationalists, and Presbyterians took place in 1925, St. Luke's Presbyterian Church remained Presbyterian. In 1944, the Church was closed and the building was sold to the Archidiocèse de Sherbrooke de l'Église catholique, which moved it to Island Brook. St. Luke's Presbyterian Church was under the jurisdiction of the Presbytery of Quebec of the Synod of Quebec and Eastern Ontario of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The Church is governed by the congregation and the church's courts (board of managers and session) in co-operation with committees, societies, and organizations within the Church, such as the Sunday School and the Women's Missionary Society.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds contains source material on Church management and the congregation's affairs from 1870 to the 1960s. It consists mainly of registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; minute books; accounting books; and reports. The fonds is comprised of the following series: Vital Statistics (1877-1936), Congregation ([196-?]), Board of Managers (1898-1943), Photographs (188-?]), and Miscellaneous Documents (1870-[194-?]).

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

The register of baptisms, marriages, and burials may be restricted at the discretion of the Archivist.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

The following finding aid is available: Catalogue to the St. Luke's Presbyterian Church (Hampden) fonds (PC005), compiled by Sylvie Côté, 1998.

Associated materials

Researchers may also consult the St. John's Presbyterian Church (Winslow) fonds (file PC004/001/001) and the Bethany Presbyterian Church (Milan) fonds (files PC006/001/001, PC006/002/001 PC006/002/002).

Accruals

No more accruals are expected.

General note

Title based on contents of fonds.
The fonds was loaned in 1996 for 50 years by the Presbytery of Quebec of the Presbyterian Church in Canada.
The classification of the fonds is based on the file classification plan established by Sylvie Côté, ETRC Archivist, for local Presbyterian Church records. Individual churches do not all have records falling in each of the system's prearranged series, subseries, and files. This fonds is an example, as it comprises only five series out of a possible nine.
The documents are in English, except for one in Gaelic.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Finding aid prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

1 février, 2016

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres