Exploration, discovery and travel

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A.G. McDonald fonds

  • CA KMA 0.456
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1927

The fonds consists of correspondence, bills of sale, accounts, certificates, and wills of McDonald, and records of Croft and Ashby Company of Vancouver, and of the Truth Mining Company.

McDonald, Angus George

Amy Barrow fonds

  • CA SID A988.5
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of drawings produced by Amy Barrow during travels through the interior of B.C. in 1932.

Barrow, Amy

Atlee Bridges fonds

  • CA CMX 03.12
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1949

The fonds consist of textual records and graphic material. The materials are a leather bound album containing photographs, postcards, maps, typed notes, and handwritten notes and comprising a diary of two trips: one trip to Forbidden Plateau in Strathcona Park from July 17-25, 1948 and one trip to Mount Angeles in Washington USA; and a brochure advertising Forbidden Plateau area and Mount Angeles in Washington USA.

Bridges, Atlee

Canadian Pacific Railway Company Nanaimo Station Agent fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1903

The fonds consists of a volume recording tickets sold at Nanaimo, with Canadian and international embarkations and destinations. Names of the ticket holders were recorded during one period in 1898.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Nanaimo Station Agent

Cominco Limited fonds

  • CA TCA 86.1;91.9;1997-4
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1981

The fonds consists of land survey field notes, mining notes, reports (including a chronological record of outstanding events in the history of the company), correspondence relating to ceremonies and celebrations Cominco sponsored or participated in, and annual reports of the company's Refining Department (1950-1954). Fonds also includes indexes to Cominco historical correspondence and miscellaneous items: 1. "Alphabetic Index to Cominco's Historical Correspondence and Records, 1896-1981"; 2. Box/Envelope List (filelist) of Cominco historical records, 1896-1981 (relates to the alphabetic index); 3. File list of PRC reports, with microfilm/reel numbers; 4. Manuscript (typed) of "A Portrait of Progress: the Consolidated Cominco Story" (two looseleaf binders - 441 pages plus appendices, parts 1-2); 5. Another, edited version of "A Portrait of Progress" (unbound, no table of contents); 6. Submission on tax reform to Parliamentary Committee, 1970; 7. Miscellaneous, including notes from a Nov. 13, 1986 meeting of Cominco staff re disposition of historical records, and a numerical list/index of company names, place names, etc. (no indication is given as to which set of files the numerical index covers).

Cominco

E.A. Morris fonds

  • CA MMB L2532
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1892

The fonds consists of a diary detailing Morris' departure from England, voyage across the Atlantic, meeting his brother in New York, the train trip across the continent, the voyage on the SS Otter from Victoria up the coast and his journey to Cassiar.

Morris, E.A.

Emery family fonds

  • CA EMA 989-20;994-45-1;V989-34
  • Fonds
  • 1770-[ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of family photographs and certificates and records of Samuel Emery and William A. Emery. Fonds includes copies of Common Prayer Book containing Emery family history and the diary of Samuel Emery's trip (1893) across the Atlantic and by train across Canada and settlement in the Port Renfrew area.

Emery (family)

Ernest F. Keir fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Keir's photographs depicting mining in the Yukon and scenes of Dawson City and the Chilkoot Pass.

Keir, Ernest F.

George H. Inskip fonds

  • CA MMB L1957;L1958
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1859

The fonds consists of Inskip's diaries, one detailing voyage in the HMS Rattlesnake during a survey of the Australian coastline (1846-1848) and the other detailing a voyage to Siam (1856-1859).

Inskip, George Hastings

George T. Allan fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1841

The fonds consists of Allan's correspondence and journals written at Fort Vancouver (Washington State) in 1841.

Allan, George T.

Gerrard Burke Nagle fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1908

Fonds consists of correspondence relating to activities as a surveyor and timber cruiser in the Revelstoke area.

Nagle, Gerrard Burke

Hans Blakstad fonds

  • CA MMB L752
  • Fonds
  • 1899

The fonds consists of the log of Hans Blakstad detailing the voyage of the sealing schooner City of San Diego (July, 1899 to October, 1899) from Victoria, B.C., to the North Pacific and return.

Blakstad, Hans

Herbert Frederick Winnington-Ingram fonds

  • CA MMB L556
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1840

The fonds consists of Winnington-Ingram's log of the proceedings of HMS Talbot (1838-1840) on a journey from England to Malta.

Winnington-Ingram, Herbert Frederick

James C. Peters fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1879

The fonds consists of diaries, journals, notes and log books, all written by Peters except the log of the vessel Earl Grey. The voyages of the Sarah and the Queen of the Seas are detailed. One notebook is of correspondence from Peters on the Esk to the Barque Valparaiso. The log of the Earl Grey is written by Master John Sharp, detailing voyage from Liverpool to Valparaiso. Fonds includes letters to Peters from the Commander-in-Chief, India and from the Collector of Customs, Kurachee (Karachi). Fonds also includes charts of Indian Ocean, China, Africa, lighthouses in the British Isles, English Channel, Bay of Bristol and South America as well as Board of Trade wind charts. Also included is a plan of the Queen of the Seas, maps of England and Ireland, and an oil painting of the Queen of the Seas.

Peters, James Carter

Maritime Museum of British Columbia photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1995

The collection consists of photographic prints and negatives of maritime activity (predominantly vessels and ships crews) occurring in North America, the largest percentage relating to the West Coast. The collection includes photographs of maritime vessels of World War I and World War II vintage, Royal Navy vessels, and naval officers.

Pullen family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1955

The fonds consists of log book of W.J.S. Pullen on the HMS Falcon (1855) and Cyclops (1856-57), with an extract from the Master Attendant and Conservator of the Port [Bombay] to the Commissioner of Salt and Opium (1860). Fonds includes photographs of HM ships, whalers, St.Paul's Church (Esquimalt, B.C.), and fishing boats at Masset, B.C. Fonds also includes an oil painting of W.J.S. Pullen, partial plans for HMS North Star, Porcupine and Termagant, "The Pullen Records" (transcriptions of historical records concerning W.J.S. Pullen and T.C. Pullen in their expeditions to the Arctic) and ephemera, including a typed history of the SS Beaver.

Pullen (family)

R.A. Donnelly fonds

  • CA MMB L3502a-b;P4835;P4836
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The fonds consists of a diary entitled "Rough log of the Grilse" (1915-1918) written by R.A. Donnelly detailing activities at sea. Fonds includes memorandum regarding the commissioning of the HMCS Grilse and photographs of the Grilse and the HMCS Niobe.

Donnelly, R.A.

R.E. Cape fonds

  • CA MMB L231
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1905

The fonds consists of a daily diary of events on the voyage of the ship Barfillan from Antwerp to Antofagasta.

Cape, R.E.

Richard Ronald Burns fonds

  • CA MMB P988.12.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1913]

The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B.C. coast by steamer by Ronald Burns and family.

Burns, Richard Ronald

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton fonds: [ca. 1864-1865]

  • CA LMA MS 34
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1999]

The fonds consists of 29 photographs copied from the presentation album sent to Sir Bulwer-Lytton. Includes scenes of New Westminster in 1864, steamboats, lakes along the Harrison route, scenes in the Fraser Canyon, towns of Yale, Lytton, Port Douglas, Pemberton, Clinton, and also groups of people, including A.C. Elliott and Joseph W. Trutch. The photographs are arranged in the order of the two gold-rush routes to the Cariboo, one by the Harrison-Lillooet route and one by the Fraser Canyon route.

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron

Stanley Henderson fonds

  • CA MMB L459
  • Fonds
  • 1891

The fonds consists of diary of Henderson's sealing venture as a hunter on the schooner Vancouver Belle in 1891.

Henderson, Stanley

T.E. Lee fonds : 1920

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 198-?]

The fonds consists of Lee's notebook describing travels as a surveyor accompanying F.C. Swannell on the north coast and in the northwest interior of B.C.

Lee, T.E.

Vancouver Maritime Museum St. Roch research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1926-2006

The records in this research collection were created and received by three separate juridical entities carrying out three different administrative functions. Firstly, the research collection includes records created and received by the crew of the St. Roch and other members of the RCMP and its governing body during the ships active existence. Secondly, the collection includes records that were created and received by the Vancouver Maritime Museum regarding the restoration and ongoing preservation and display of the ship. The collection also includes the records created and received by Parks Canada pertaining to the time during which that organization was responsible for the care and display of the ship. Finally this collection includes records relating to the fundraising voyage of the RCMP vessel the Nadon, during the period in which in was renamed the St. Roch II, as well as the records of the ice breaker the Simon Fraser which accompanied the Nadon on this voyage.;The records relate to the building of the St. Roch, the activities carried out by its crew members during its active career, the retirement of the St. Roch to Vancouver, the construction of the A-frame shelter, the preservation of the ship, exhibition of the ship and related items, as well as records created through research to support these curatorial activities. The records also relate to various fundraising activities carried out by the both the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the RCMP, specifically the voyage of the Nadon and the Simon Fraser and the sale of Ken Kirbys painting, Isumataq.;The collection consists of agreements, articles, artifact lists, books, business cards, budgets, guest books, contact lists, correspondence, drawings, ship plans, architectural plans, financial records, invitations, memoranda, minutes of meetings, permission forms, photographs, notes, press releases, publications (books, pamphlets newspaper articles), receipts, reports, schedules, slides, negatives, surveys, manuals, audio cassettes, video cassette, log books, reports, maps, and a flag.;The collection is arranged in six series: Administrative; Crew; Logs and Reports of the St. Roch; Research Materials; Technical Documents from the St. Roch; and St. Roch II / Simon Fraser.

A. Thomas fonds

  • CA MMB L1137;P470;P3171-78;P4677
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1918

The fonds consists of Thomas' diary describing his trip across Canada to Halifax and his first few months in Halifax, 1918. Photographs are of ships and shipmates stationed in Halifax and of HM and HMC ships.

Thomas, A.

John Crosse fonds

  • CA UBCSP RBSC-ARC-1150
  • Fonds
  • 1985-2006

Fonds consists of Crosse's research notes, journals and annotated photocopies regarding the marine history of British Columbia. This material was primarily generated by Crosse in the course of his research activities from 1985-2006, but the fonds also contains annotated reproductions of numerous rare maps created in the late 1700s. The textual and photographic records have been arranged by Crosse primarily according to the subjects of his research. There are three series of cartographic material which are roughly arranged according to geographical area.

The first accrual relates to Crosse's research into early explorations of British Columbia’s coast. Accrual contains research notes, maps, photographs and correspondence. Two series are accruals to series in the first accession: they are the Manby research material series and the Narvaez research material series. Accrual also contains the Research papers and archival material series, the Miscellaneous research maps and oversized items series and the Panoramic photographs series.

Crosse, John

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