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Gwen Miller fonds

  • CA LMA MS 2
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1979

The fonds consists of the personal records of Gwen Miller from 1937-1979. Includes personal data documents, ephemera and photographs which document her family life, social activities, her teaching career and community life. Fonds also includes some personal ephemera of Mr. Wilson Miller, collected during his military service from 1941-1943.

Miller, Gwen, 1917-

Robert T. Richardson fonds

  • CA FTST MS 29
  • Fonds
  • [photocopied 197-?]

The fonds consists of textual records of Mr. R.T. Richardson from 1951. Includes correspondence and two histories of Bull River.

Richardson, Robert T., 1881-1952

R. Turner and Sons fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935 - 1961

The fonds consists of personal records of Robert Turner; business records including correspondence, shipping forms, receipts, labels, account sales, cancelled cheques, shipping agreements, licences and related documetns, papers on orchard analysis, a grower's account, an insurance form, blank forms, and unused stationery; memoirs of Ronald Turner.

R. Turner and Sons

Reg Stone fonds

  • CA TCA 1997-13
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1994

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, newsclippings, competition records from various Briers, and memorabilia.

Stone, Reg, d. 1997

Thorburn family fonds

  • CA CVM 992.02.4.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1926]-1942

The fonds consists of the personal papers and photographs of Grant Thorburn, Elizabeth Thorburn and Donald Butt, and records of Tzouhalem Hotel, including hotel registers (1937-1948), hotel daybook (1933-1939), receipts and correspondence.

Thorburn (family)

Trevor C. Goodall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1976

The fonds consists of Trevor Goodall's diaries (1927-1976) describing weather, chores and activities, and the work and activities of others.

Goodall, Trevor C., 1904-

Tsuruko Goto fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-65
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1942-1990, predominant 1942-1946

The fonds consists of records documenting the internment of the Goto family at Slocan, B.C. They include personal records, photographs and awards. The fonds also consists of a taped interview with Tsuruko Goto conducted by Minnie Hattori, ca. 1990.

Goto, Tsuruko, 1913-

Sarah Louise Wright fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 007 A
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1941

The fonds consists of records relating to Louise Wright's schooling in Ontario, her career at Brandon College and Tranquille Sanatorium, and her fruit growing interests in Naramata. Fonds includes personal correspondence; education certificate, college notebook, and autograph book; tax records; business records relating to her Naramata property; pamphlets providing dietary information; and, ephemera. Included in the fonds are two paintings done by Wright in 1894 and 1896. Fonds is arranged in 5 series: 1) Personal correspondence; 2) Educational records; 3) Financial records; 4) Reference material; and, 5) Artwork.

Wright, Sarah Louise

Shortreed family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 211;Coll. 221
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1947, predominant 1892-1909

The fonds consists of correspondence (1892-1909), receipts and legal records (including will, deed of land, mortgage, and letter of probate) of the Shortreed family. Fonds also includes Shortreed family photographs (1880-1947) and a scrapbook of music compiled by Laura Shortreed, ca. 1926.

Shortreed (family)

Parker Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-[193-]

Fonds consists predominantly of the political papers of Parker Williams and also includes some personal records. Includes correspondence, notebooks, sketchbook, publications, and financial records. Fonds is arranged in three series 1) Political papers; 2) Personal papers and 3) Publications.

Williams, Parker

Annie Colton fonds

  • CA FTST MS 11
  • Fonds
  • [photocopied 197-]

Fonds consists of the correspondence from Alice Levett to Annie Colton, 1892-1893.

Colton, Annie

JEH fonds

  • CA FTST MS 27
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1895

Fonds consists of a diary written by JEH from 1886-1895.

JEH

Sasaki family collection

  • CA JCN 2011.68
  • Collection
  • 1921 - 2011

The collection consists of two series. The first series consists of family photographs and the second series is an interview of Mitsue Fugeta (nee Sasaki) discussing her life on Powell Street in Vancouver, BC.

Sasaki (family)

Morishita family collection

  • CA JCN 2011.79
  • Collection
  • 1903 - 1990

The collection consists of six series of papers, photographs and artefacts amassed by the Morishita family. The first series consists of papers and artefacts belonging to the patriarch of the family, Teiji Morishita. The second series consists of papers and artefacts belonging to Teiji's wife, Sawa Morishita. The third series consists of papers and artefacts amassed while the Morishitas (with the Ebisuzakis) ran the Ebisuzaki Shoten (store) at 337 Powell Street in Vancouver, BC. The fourth series consists of family photographs and artefacts belonging to the Morishita family. The fifth series consists of papers and artefacts belonging to the Morishita children. And the sixth series consists of papers and artefacts belonging to the Ebisuzaki family.

Victor Belknap fonds

  • CA LMA MS 51
  • Fonds
  • 1948-2001

Fonds consists of correspondance to and from Victor Belknap. Includes family information from a cousin, Phyllis Bowman; an Ahnentafel report (1996), Family Group record (1996), Pedigree chart, and Descendants Chart (1815-1971), all from cousin Bob Martin; letters to and from Victor from Dorothy Dodge; photographs of family and friends; and booklet titled 'Kamloops WAWA". Also includes 12 lazered photographs of the royal visit to Lytton in 1959 and one photograph of pioneer Johnny A.G. Rebagliati.

Belknap, Victor, 1926-

W. Arthur Thompson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1916

The fonds consists of diaries (1910-1916) describing weather, events, and personal activities. The later diaries document Thompson's life on active service in World War I in Canada, England, and France.

Thompson, W. Arthur

Walter Anchikoski fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1955

Fonds consists of one typed manuscript (45 pages) written by Walter Anchikoski describing the various logging camps, logging practices, people and places where he worked. It includes excellent descriptions of the places where he worked and the logging practices of the 1950s.

Anchikoski, Walter, 1929-

Westover family fonds : [189-]

  • CA LCM MSS 208
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1989]

The fonds consists of 8 pages of Westover family history, including a record of service, family group records and photographs.

Westover (family)

William Greenwood collection

  • CA LMA MS 49
  • Fonds
  • Copied 2000

Collection consists of copied textual records and lazered photographs pertaining to the life of Constable William Greenwood. Includes correspondance, copies of B.C. Archives records of employment, copied family pictures and a taped interview with Mary and Kendall Greenwood about their memories of Constable Greenwood.

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

William Roper collection

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1916

Collection consists of one certificate of competency, 2nd Class, Overman; one certificate of competency, mine rescue work and one certificate of competency, Draeger Oxygen Apparatus (Western Fuel Corporation, Nanaimo).

Harrison Brown fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 57
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2002

The fonds consists mainly of textual materials, including correspondence and diaries. Also present are photo albums, photographs and negatives. The fonds has been arranged into the following seven series: Personal correspondence (1934-1988), Diaries (1914-1973), Desktop diaries (1962-1973), Personal miscellaneous items (1937-1978), Photographs (1927-2002), and Outlawry of War (1921-1960).

Brown, George Harrison

Hilary Brown fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 58
  • Fonds
  • 1909-2007

The fonds consists mainly of textual materials, including correspondence and diaries. Also present are photo albums, scrapbooks, photographs, slides, and audio cassettes. The fonds has been arranged into the following eighteen series: Heron Rocks Friendship Centre Society (1968-2005), Heron Rocks Camping Co-op (1952-2007), Tomorrows Ancestors (1964-1985), China (1936-1996), Personal correspondence (1932-2005), Island’s Trust (1970-2002), Community activities and interests (1942-2004), Women’s issues (1938-2003), Writing, lecturing and broadcasting (1933-2000), Memoirs (1909-2000), Diaries (1929-1984), Notebooks (1930-1990), Address books (1970-1980), Correspondence to Harrison Brown (1935-1971), Correspondence from Harrison Brown (1931-1975), Photographs and slides (1909-2007), Audio cassettes (1974-1992), and Ephemera (1910-2003).

Brown, Hilary

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