- 1860-1987, predominant 1917-1987
The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and publications created or collected by Beatrice Cooke and her husband Albert. The fonds also consists of correspondence written and received by Albert's father, Rev. Walter A. Cooke, including correspondence with Emily Carr. In addition, the fonds includes correspondence, photographs, clippings and biographical material created by or relating to the Brender a Brandis family, a family of artists and writers with which Albert and Beatrice Cooke were acquainted. Fonds consists of two series: Brender a Brandis family (1963-1987) and Cooke family (1860-1981).