Missions to Seamen fonds. — 1942-1978.
1 folder of textual records.
51 photographs : b&w.

Administrative History:

The Mission to the Seamen’s operation in Canadian ports was initiated in 1955 by Canon Guy Marshall, on behalf of the Flying Angel Mission.  The Mission to Seamen provides recreational facilities, day trips, reading material in various languages, tutor lessons, souvenir articles and spiritual counsel by chaplains for any sailor docking in Canada.  Thousands of sailors each year visit the numerous missionary posts.  Missionary posts in Canada were originally established in Halifax, Toronto, Hamilton, The Lakehead, Vancouver, North Vancouver and New Westminster.

Custodial History:

No custodial history exists.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of notes of the Seaway Regional Conference of Missions to Seamen in Hamilton.  Annual reports of various mission branches.  Newsletter of the organization’s operation in Vancouver.  Photographs of clergymen with sailors and various social events provided by the organization.

Notes:

Title based on contents of fonds.

Printed.

Typescript.

Related fonds:

See also GS75-103 MSCC for Missions to Seamen files.

General Notes:

The photos from the Missions to Seamen fonds are located in P8428.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Accession number:  M78-17