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Orville J. Rognon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1917

The fonds consists of glass plate negatives of the military, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and people and scenes of Vancouver and Victoria. Some of the photographs are by V. Vinson.

Rognon, Orville J.

Lawson family fonds

  • CA WVAN 006
  • Fonds
  • [1880-1990]

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by the Lawson family and extended family members. Records include personal correspondence, photographs, journals, school records, and art work, as well as financial and business records pertaining to family businesses, investments and community involvement.

The fonds is arranged into the following sous-fonds and series:
Series 1: Photographs and postcards
Sous-fonds 1: John Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 2: Gertrude Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 3: Christina Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 4: Duncan Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 5: Harte family sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 6: Elizabeth Lawson sous-fonds

Lawson (family)

Thompson family fonds

  • CA WVAN 022
  • Fonds
  • [1910-1943]

The fonds consists of material relating to the Thompson family who were one of the original families in West Vancouver. A portion of the material also pertains to the West Vancouver Ferry Company, the West Vancouver Municipal Transportation Department, and the Pacific Great Eastern railway.

The fonds is divided into three series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: W.C. Thompson autobiographies
Series 3: Bert Thompson transportation records

Thompson (family)

Ernie Plant fonds

  • CA VPL 33194-33321
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1956

The fonds consists of photographs of operations of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, including general scenes, trackage, rolling stock, and bridges.

Plant, Ernie, d. 1992

A.G. Morice fonds

  • CA FFG 983.11
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1926

The fonds consists of letters concerning the Pacific Great Eastern Railway.

Morice, A.G. (Adrien Gabriel)

Charles Bates fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 365
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1942

The fonds consists of correspondence from Bates' work with the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, notebooks, including monthly records of expenses, daily records of work, employees' accounts, inspections lists and survey notes and drawings, specimen CPR plans, and miscellaneous brochures.

Bates, Charles L.

Thomas O. Kilpatrick fonds : 1893-1965

  • CA BCA MS-0323
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1973]

The fonds consists of appointments, correspondence, subject files and a diary.

Kilpatrick, Thomas O., d. 1939

B.C. Rail oral history collection

  • CA BCA T4310
  • Collection
  • 1986-1987

The collection consists of oral history interviews with former and current employees of B.C. Rail as well as residents living along the B.C. Rail lines.

Alexander Manson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1928

The fonds consists of three scrapbooks of clippings with a handwritten index relating to Manson's political interests and activities. The books pertain mainly to the election campaigns and issues which consumed his time and interest as Attorney-General of B.C. including liquor regulation, Pacific Great Eastern Railway, narcotics, game conservation and other issues.

Manson, Alexander Malcolm, b. 1883

W.P.S. Jones fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1935

The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, blueprint topographical maps, and printed maps pertaining to Jones' surveying trip on the Palmer Trail, Cariboo District, B.C.. Detailed records closely document the history of the trail and its surroundings as well as recounting Jones' own experiences in the area.

Jones, W.P.S.