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B.W. Leeson fonds

  • CA VPL 13901-14221
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of Quatsino, B.C., depicting panoramas, fishing, ships, native Indians, and logging.

Leeson, B.W.

Bernie Fandrich fonds : 1983-1987

  • CA LMA MS 1
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 199-?]

The fonds consists of the personal records and research notes compiled by Bernie Fandrich as evidence in his legal defense suti against the Lytton Indian Band from 1983-1987. Includes personal correspondence (1983, 1985), a timeline of the suit (1973-1987), research notes (1860-1914, 1961-63) and photographs, maps, and all research notes and documents chronicling the construction of the Lytton-Lillooet highway and the Thompson River bridge, as well as the legal disposition of government and reserve lands in and around the Lytton area.

Fandrich, Bernie, 1945-

Botanie Lake Dam photograph collection

  • CA LMA MS 32
  • Fonds
  • 1998

The collection consists of photographs taken during the reconstruction/repair of the dam. Includes the new spillway and the widening of the dam, also archaeologists at work and machinery at work.

Chute family fonds

  • CA LMA MS 14
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1998

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, legal documents, business licences, photographs, sound recordings and ephemera of Mr. and Mrs. Chute. Includes correspondence regarding purchase of museum building (restricted), museum opening (1995), legal documents, photographs including a series of 28 photos of the Royal visit in 1959, ephemera and one SF for Miss Tebbutt's correspondence (Miss Tebbutt became Peggy's mother). Also includes a copy of an Earlscourt apple box logo and sound recordings: including Preservation of Photographs (CBC, Feb. 22, 1989), CBC history program on Thomas Spence, NDP political party meting in Lytton, Indian music of Pacific North West, George clutesi, Indian stories by Mike Brown and Lena Dunstan, and Ordering of the Diaconate-A.W. Harding. Also includes 12 reel-to-reel tapes of recordings of Indian Education classes at Lytton Elementary School, and eleven photographs of the 1998 emergency food lift to Boston Bar. Includes swimming pool being rebuilt, CN swinging bridge across Thompson River, and two photographs of a mud-flood down Lytton's main street. Also group of men at a hospital function. Five slides of Niakia River rafting and one of Jade Springs from the air. Also 4 maps: one is a sketch of the homes on the westside of the Fraser from Lytton to Lillooet, one is a weather map (1954), and one is a 1952 survey map showing all rivers, creeks, mountains, reserves from Pavilion to Kamloops and from Douglas Lake to Keefers.

Chute (family)

Copper Valley School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1971

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes, registers for local receipts and expenses; school policy booklet, year books, Newswheel, professional publications, newspaper articles, Order of Truck Rollers information, reference and subject files.

Copper Valley School (Glennallen, Alaska)

Copper Valley School photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1971

The collection consists of b&w photos of the ongoing construction of the school, action shots of the workers, student activities: picnics, proms, graduations, travels. Events recorded by Kenneth Stone form a major part of the 4 cm of pages of transparencies. Coloured photographs of some of the Copper Valley School Association annual alumni/ae reunions add to the collection.

Cyprian Anthony fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1964

The fonds consists of a diary/account book that begins in 1918 and ends in 1924. Comments and penmanship practice is written in ink by Cyrpian's wife, Annie Anthony, and ends in 1964. A list of memorabilia includes births and deaths of family members on page two spanning 1882-1922.

Anthony, Cyprian

Denys Nelson fonds : 1927

  • CA LCM MSS 110
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1985]

The fonds consists of 3 volumes of ringed binders, containing a copy of Denys Nelson's 1927 manuscript "Place Names of the Lower Fraser Valley", which includes an alphabetical listing of places, a dedication and covering letter to Reverend John C. Goodfellow, a discussion of various native tribes in the Lower Fraser Valley, B.C. area, and local pioneer histories.

Nelson, Denys

Dorothy Dodge collection

  • CA LMA MS 42
  • Fonds
  • 1940-2000

Collection consists of photographs of the Lytton and Spences Bridge area. Includes the building of the new Thompson Bridge and the construction around the old hospital, the filming of the movie 'The Pledge', the reaction ferry, the Chinese mining area across the river, and the Teit dedication ceremony at Spences Bridge, Lytton First Nation Band office, Millenium Book signing ceremonies, the old nurse's residence, before and after it's destruction, Chief Alice Munro and Elder Mildred Michell, and the old Earlscourt Ranchhouse. Also includes the fish wheel at Siska and an audio tape of church ceremony with Rev. Stanley Higgs at St. George's School.

Dorothy Wanderer collection

  • Fonds
  • 1846-2002

The collection consists of research materials and notes collected by Dorothy in the process of her research. Included is a summary and time line of the establishment of reserves, a bibliography, extracts from the McKenna-McBride Commision, 1913 (B.C. Archives), extracts of letters from the Department of Indian Affairs (National Archives of Canada), extracts from City of Enderby correspondence (Enderby and District Museum Archives), notes and extracts from a variety of publications, and copies of articles from Enderby and Vancouver newspapers.

Fisheries Council of British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1997

The fonds is comprised of photographs documenting the activities and concerns of the west coast fishing industry: fishing boats, fishing and fish processing, fish plants and canneries, special events related to the promotion of fish products, Adams River sockeye runs, traditional First Nations fisheries, sports fishing, research on salmon, salmon habitat destruction, and hatchery and fishways construction and operations. The pictures were taken all along the British Columbia coast from the San Juan fishing grounds on southwestern Vancouver Island to Prince Rupert. Included are photographs taken at salmon producing lakes and rivers in the interior of British Columbia. Some of the photographs originated at food shows in Europe and the Tokyo wholesale fish market. The fonds includes 12 films with fishing related topics plus a small amount of textual material related to the photographs.

Fisheries Council of British Columbia

Graham Everett historical reference collection

  • CA LMA MS 18
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1984

The collection consists of textual, cartographic and graphic records resulting from the historical research of Graham Everett. Includes a copy of the Colonial Settlers Records from 1852-1871, copied from the B.C. Archives; sketches from Harper's Weekly, the London Illustrated News and the Illustrated B.C. News (1858-1888), newspaper articles dealing with Chinese history; copied maps and diagrams of Lytton and area; 162 photographs (1858-1984) including local natives, Alphonse Hautier, Globe Hotel, Indian placer mines, St. George's Indian Residential School, and railroad scenes. There is also one copy of the first newspaper published in Victoria in the Chinese language, 1858, one locally hand-done native poster, and Boy Scouts of Canada charter for St. George's Indian Residential School.

Harry Guillod fonds : 1890-1898

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 198-?]

The fonds consists of a journal with diary entries and correspondence relating to his activities as West Coast Indian Agent.

Guillod, Harry

Henry Wentworth Mist fonds

  • CA MMB L61;L62
  • Fonds
  • 1855-1872

The fonds consists of Captain Mist's personal log of the HMS Sparrowhawk, 1868-1872, including correspondence to Admiralty as well as testimonials by native Indians on the Northwest coast. Fonds includes log of the HMS Havannah (1855-1859) in the Pacific Station. Mist was aboard as a Lieutenant.

Mist, Henry Wentworth

J.A.S. Bastin fonds

  • CA LMA MS 29
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1901, 1990, 1998

The fonds consists of correspondence and photographs. Includes letters with information about Rev. Bastin, and 19 photographs, some of them enlarged. The photographs include images of Native people, a summer campsite (native) at Botannie Lake, Lytton scenes, and Rev. Bastin and his horse.

Bastin, J.A.S.

Johan Helders fonds

  • CA VPL 54743-54774
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1925]-1937

The fonds consists of Helders' photographs taken in Vancouver, Ottawa, Friendly Cove, Williams Lake, Tofino, and Alert Bay depicting scenes, events, and native Indian life.

Helders, Johan

Pius X Mission (Skagway, Alaska) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1959

The fonds consists of historical write-ups, house chronicles, local house accounts, visitation, minutes; some informal and incomplete information re students.

Pius X Mission (Skagway, Alaska)

Robert and Joan Cowan collection

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1992

Collection consists of photocopies of records relating to Enderby and District from the B.C. Provincial Archives, the Surveyor General's Office, and the Heritage Conservation Branch. Includes correspondence and reports concerning the establishment of the Spallumcheen First Nation reserve; correspondence and reports concerning land grants, district lots, roads and bridges, homesteaders, squatters, and the government policy towards land grants in the railway belt, plus lists of pre-emptions from township registers and district lots registers. Also includes copies of corresondence concerning the Columbia Flouring Mill (1908-1915), copies of pages from the B.C. Provincial Police diaries kept by Enderby constables(1939-1950), plus copies of the census records (1891, 1901) for the district. Maps of roads, towns, homesteads and district lots accompany some of the correspondence.

Shuswap River Heritage Sites fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1990

The fonds consists of information correlated by the Archeology Branch of B.C. concerning sites along the Shuswap River from Mabel Lake to Ashton Creek. Includes one letter, photocopies of 5 maps, 8 pages describing individual archaeological sites, and 2 pages describing the Borden system of site identification.

Shuswap River Heritage Sites

Sisters of St. Ann (Anchorage, Alaska) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1996

The fonds includes house chronicles (some in summary form), correspondence, pastoral work at the Alaska Native Medical Center. Rural Ministry reports, guest books, newspaper articles, write-ups and memorabilia about the centennial of the Sisters of St. Ann in Alaska (1886-1986), reference, and subject files.

Sisters of St. Ann (Anchorage, Alaska)

Skagway Sanatorium fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1947

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes, and some few references in the Pius X Mission (Skagway, Alaska) records.

Skagway Sanatorium

U'mista Cultural Centre audio tape collection

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1995

The collection consists of sound recordings of Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwagiulth) songs, oral histories of Kwakwaka'wakw peoples (primarily at Alert Bay), and interviews relating to ethnobotany in the northern Vancouver Island area and to the Kwakwaka'wakw language.

U'mista Cultural Centre photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1974]

The collection consists of photographs depicting Kwakwaka'wakw people in Alert Bay and on Vancouver Island from Fort Rupert in the north to Comox in the south. Collection includes photographs of individuals, families, village scenes, community activities, industry (primarily fishing), and of students at St. Michael's Residential School at Alert Bay.

U'mista Cultural Centre slides collection

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1980

The collection consists of slides of Alert Bay and area depicting people, totem poles, community events and activities, general scenes, and economic activity (particularly fishing). Collection incorporates the slides created by Bill Kraus.

U'mista Cultural Centre video tape collection

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1995

The collection consists of video tapes depicting aspects of the lives of Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwagiulth) peoples on Vancouver Island from Fort Rupert in the north to Comox in the south. Videotapes document community events, cultural activities (including potlatches), and origin myths of Kwakwaka'wakw villages and include interviews pertaining to family histories.

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