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Cortes Island Ratepayers Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1963-1984

Fonds consists of the records of the Cortes Island Ratepayers Association (CIRA), including administrative documents, minutes of CIRA and APC meetings, annual reports, newsletters, correspondence and materials related to the provision of services, land use planning and other issues of island concern. The fonds is composed of the following series: Administrative Documents, Minutes; Financial; Newsletters and Notices; Subject files; Community Planning and Land Use (Advisory Planning Commission); Clippings; Maps and Plans.

Cortes Island Ratepayers Association

Gilean Douglas fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1993, predominant 1948-1993

Fonds consists of the personal records of Gilean Douglas which were produced and accumulated during her personal and literary activities. The preponderance of material dates from 1948 to 1993 and directly concerns her life on Cortes Island. Because of Douglas's involvement in the public life of the island, and her interest in local history, her papers contain a great deal of information about the political, community and social life of Cortes Island. Fonds is composed of the following series: Manuscripts; Correspondence; Literary Records; Regional Director for Area I (Cortes Island); Women's Institute; Women's Auxiliary of the Anglican Church; School District #72; Whaletown Community Club; Channel Rock; Research; "The Log" of the Columbia Coast Mission; Journals and Notebooks; Illustrations and Sketches; Ephemera; Clippings; Maps; Albums and Photographs.

Douglas, Gilean

Florence McKay fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1878 - 1990

Fonds consists of 49 original photographs from the Michael Manson family, mostly from the early 20th century (1898-1928). The photographs depict the Manson family, logging and farming on Hernando and Cortes Islands, Michael and Jane Manson's Golden Wedding anniversary, and Florence McKay's 90th birthday celebration. The photographs were originally in an album with handwritten captions along with newspaper articles about Michael Manson, Jane Manson and Florence McKay.

McKay, Florence Manson

May Ellingsen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1990

Fonds consists of ten photograph albums compiled and annotated by May Ellingsen. The albums contain both original and reproduced photographs of Cortes Island and nearby islands, including Twin Islands and Hernando Island. They are accompanied by captions and additional textual information such as pre-emption records, reminiscences and newspaper clippings. Most of the photographs date from the early decades of the 20th century, depicting homes and buildings, pioneer families, community activities, schools, wharves, boats, logging and marine activity. Fonds consists of two series: Series 1 (The May Ellingsen Historic Photograph Collection, Vol. 1-9, Accession 2004.002) and Series 2 (The Manson Family Album, Accession 2004.003).

Ellingsen, May

Dorothy Huck Whalley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1927

Fonds consists of two photograph albums containing 479 black and white photographs with captions, dating from 1916 to 1927. Most of the photographs depict family, friends and scenes from Cortes Island, especially the area known as Green Valley; some photographs show school friends and family from Vancouver and Saskatchewan. Titles in quotation marks are Dorothy Huck's photograph captions. Other information used in photograph descriptions comes from the "Green Valley", "Carrington Bay/Coulter Bay" and "Whaletown to 1930" albums created for CIMAS in 1999 by Doreen Huck Thompson, a niece of Dorothy Huck. Unless otherwise noted, the location of all photos is Cortes Island.

Whalley, Dorothy Mary Huck

Cortes Emergency First Aid Service fonds

  • CA CIM 2012.001
  • Fonds
  • 1988-1993

Fonds consists of records of the Cortes Emergency First Aid Service (CEFAS) including the constitution, meeting agendas, correspondence, survey responses and attendant schedules. It is arranged in three series: Administrative Records, Correspondence and Survey Responses.

Cortes Emergency First Aid Service

Cortes Island Transportation Committee fonds

  • CA CIM 2012.002
  • Fonds
  • 1993

Fonds consists of a summary of the results of a questionnaire regarding ferry service composed by the Transportation Committee and sent to Cortes Island residents; the original questionnaires returned by islanders; and notes on other transportation issues such as road pavement and boat launch sites. Original order has been maintained.

Cortes Island Transportation Committee

Island Women's Club fonds

  • CA CIM 2009.001
  • Fonds
  • [ca 1920]-2000

This fonds comprises records of four Cortes Island women's service organizations, including minutes, financial records, administrative records, correspondence, photographs, ephemera and artifacts. It is arranged in four sous-fonds according to the creator of the records: Whaletown Women's Institute (2009.001.1); Whaletown Women's Auxiliary of the Anglican Church (2009.001.2); Cortes Island Women's Institute (2009.001.3); and Island Women's Club (2009.001.3). Related material in CIMAS archives may be found in the Whaletown Women's Institute fonds (1999.002), the Gilean Douglas fonds (1999.001), and the May and Elmer Ellingsen fonds (2007.001).

Island Women's Club

Ralph Nursall fonds

  • CA CIM 2008.001
  • Fonds
  • 1983-2002

Fonds consists of materials generated or gathered by Nursall in the course of his activities as Regional Director for Cortes Island, and as a participant in the Salmon Aquaculture Review Committee and the treaty negotiations process. Fonds is arranged in three series: Regional Director of Cortes Island Electoral Area, Salmon Aquaculture Review Committee, and Treaty Negotiations. Original order has been maintained.
The Regional Director series includes minutes, community plans and maps, correspondence, background material and ephemera. Fonds 2002.001 Regional Director of Area I (Cortes Island) contains related records.
The Salmon Aquaculture Review series includes terms of reference, correspondence, background information and clippings, material from sessions of the Salmon Aquaculture Review Committee (SARC), submissions from industry and environmental groups, reports, and Nursall's notes and comments.
The Treaty Negotiations series includes records of the Cortes Island Local Advisory Committee (CILAC) including Terms of Reference, minutes, lists of members, correspondence, notes and background material, minutes of meetings of the Klahoose Table and copies of the newsletter "Treaty Talks". There are also records relating to the Desolation Sound Regional Advisory Committee and its successor, the North Island Regional Advisory Committee, and background materials on the treaty negotiation process.

Nursall, Ralph

Harbour Authority of Cortes Island fonds

  • CA CIM 2012.003
  • Fonds
  • 2000-2006

Fonds consists of records of the Harbour Authority of Cortes Island and includes meeting minutes, financial statements, administrative documents, correspondence, leases and newsletters. Original order has been maintained.

Harbour Authority of Cortes Island

Friends of Cortes Island Society fonds

  • CA CIM 2013.004
  • Fonds
  • 1996-2002

Fonds consists of records of Friends of Cortes Island Society and includes meeting minutes, administrative documents, correspondence, notes, and publications created by FOCI between 1996 and 2001. It comprises 15 files arranged into 9 series; original order has been maintained.

Friends of Cortes Island Society

Whaletown Community Club fonds

  • CA CIM 2003.003
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2016

Fonds consists of the records of the Whaletown Community Club from 1951 to 2016. The first accession (2003.003) consists of records from 1951 to 1985 and includes minutes of general and executive meetings, correspondence, administrative records including the original constitution and bylaws, financial records and reports on projects and functions sponsored by the organization. Files from Accession 2003.003 are described in five series: 1) Minutes; 2) Correspondence; 3) Financial; 4) Administrative Records; 5) Subject Files.
An accrual in 2017 (Accession 2017.009) comprises records of the Whaletown Community Club from 1985 to 2016, including minutes of executive and general meetings, financial statements, correspondence, and records of projects and programs. The material was kept in binders, and is arranged in eighteen series based on this original order (Series 6 through Series 23).

Whaletown Community Club

Cortes Island Seniors' Building Society fonds

  • CA CIM 2013.005
  • Fonds
  • 1989-1997

Fonds consists of material generated by the Cortes Island Seniors' Building Society and includes meeting minutes, administrative records, research materials, correspondence, ephemera, maps, plans, and publications of the Cortes Island Seniors' Building Society, as well as some records of the Cortes Island Old Age Pensioners' Organization. Fonds is arranged into ten series, following the original order of the records.

Cortes Island Seniors' Building Society

Michael Carkener collection

  • CA CIM 2013.002
  • Collection
  • [ca. 191-?]-1970 (predominant 1950-1970)

Collection consists of twenty-four photographs depicting Cortes Island scenes and people, and one folder containing a letter and ephemera.

Carkener, Michael

Southern Cortes Community Association fonds

  • CA CIM 2000.001
  • Fonds
  • 1926-2004 (predominant 1948-2004)

Fonds consists of records of the Southern Cortes Community Association. It includes minutes and agendas of meetings, correspondence, financial records, administrative and legal documents, and reports on projects and activities.
Original groupings of documents in files have been maintained with the exception of general correspondence, which has been grouped by date.
Files have been arranged into eleven series: Minutes; Financial records; Administrative records; Correspondence; Events; Newsletters; Dental clinic project; Show Business; Manson's Hall renovation; Ephemera; and Committee minutes and reports.

Southern Cortes Community Association

Muriel and William Whiting fonds

  • CA CIM 2018.003
  • Fonds
  • 1919-[ca. 1960]

Fonds consists of records created by Muriel and William Whiting and includes correspondence, official documents, business records, recipes, notes and ephemera. It is arranged in three series: Correspondence; Documents; and Subject files.

Whiting, Muriel and William

Cortes Ecoforestry Society fonds

  • CA CIM 2017.011
  • Fonds
  • 1988-2006

Fonds consists of documents created and accrued by Cortes Ecoforestry Society between 1988 and 2006, including financial statements, correspondence, meeting minutes, notes, maps, reports, legal documents, and publications. It includes 62 files arranged in thirteen series following the original order of the material.

Cortes Ecoforestry Society

Mae Sherwood fonds

  • CA CIM 2017.005
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1931], [predominant ca. 1980] - 2008

Fonds consists of photographs taken or collected by Mae Sherwood which document the activities of the Whaletown Community Club.

Sherwood, Mae

Whaletown Church Hall fonds

  • CA CIM 2017.008
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1920

Fonds consists of a minute book and an accounts book of the Whaletown Church Hall Building Fund Committee, documents written by Canon Alan Greene setting out the history, responsibility and terms of use for the Church Hall, and a cover letter for the Certificate of Title from the Land Registry Office.

Whaletown Church Hall Building Committee

Gorge Harbour Community Hall Society fonds

  • CA CIM 1999.003
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1953

Fonds consists of records of the Gorge Harbour Community Hall Society, including minutes of meetings, financial statements and administrative records and correspondence. It is arranged into five series: Minutes, Financial, Administrative Records, Correspondence and Programs.

Gorge Harbour Community Hall Society

Wilfred Freeman fonds

  • CA CIM 2001.001
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1974

Fonds comprises material created or collected by Wilfred (Wilf) Freeman in the course of his work as a logger and during his community activities. It includes correspondence, logging records, maps, minutes of committee meetings, financial records, ephemera and clippings. It is arranged in four series: Logging; Centennial Committee; Ephemera; and Cortez Grapevine Telephone Association.

Freeman, Wilfred

Doreen Thompson fonds

  • CA CIM 2006.001
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-2005

Fonds consists of material that was gathered by Thompson as she researched island history for museum exhibits and local history albums. It includes land title information about Cortes Island properties going back to the original Crown Grants, correspondence and notes about Cortes Island history, photographs, maps and ephemera.
Fonds is arranged in five series: Land Titles Research; Historical Information; Maps; Photographs; and Ephemera.

Thompson, Doreen (Huck)

Peggy Newsham fonds

  • CA CIM 2019.007
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1985

Fonds consists of photographs of Cortes Island people and events, and one file of textual records, which includes a 13 verse poem by Mabel Christensen, "Picnic", about Cortes Island Day.

Newsham, Peggy

Peggy Pyner fonds

  • CA CIM 2019.006
  • Fonds
  • [196?]

File contains a typed manuscript of a school play, "Gracious Living", a one act play in three scenes. Other information about Peggy Pyner, and photocopies of some of her columns, can be found in the CIMAS Informational Files.

Pyner, Marguerite Flora

Sedley Sweeny fonds

  • CA CIM 2019.008
  • Fonds
  • 1985-2002

Fonds consists of writings by Sedley Sweeny, including a book, "The Challenge of Smallholding", and two photographs of his sailboat, "Wild Rose".

Sweeny, Sedley

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