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Cliffview Colliery Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1957

Fonds consists of minutes (1956, 1957) and financial statements (1953-1956).

Cliffview Colliery

Albert Hitchen collection

  • Fonds
  • 1940

Collection consists of Albert Hitchen's pay statements for work in the Northfield Mine (Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd.). Statements show gross wages less deductions for such items as coal, doctor, hospital fund, income tax, national defence tax and union dues.

Cassidy Mine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919, 1930-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence (1953), cashbooks (1919, 1939-1952), coal record (1938), coal sales (1933-1945), committee minutes (1930-1932), and payroll records (1943-1952). Payroll records include personal names.

Cassidy Mine

Bird family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1941

The fonds consists of personal records of George Bird including correspondence, bills, receipts, Christmas cards, diary (1902), copies of newspaper and magazine article written by Bird, scrapbooks and an historical account by Bird of early life in Alberni and Port Alberni; business records of George Bird including monthly timebooks (1899-1913) and records of customer orders (1910-1915) for Bird's sawmill operations. Fonds includes school certificates of Doris and Florence Bird and Doris Bird's historical accounts of sawmills in the Alberni area.

Bird (family)

Bright Mine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1953

Fonds consists of one volume that lists daily tonnage totals, amount of coal and rock per ton, number of miners, timbering and other statistics related to the extraction of coal. Volume also includes total annual tonnages for 1952 and 1953. Annual tonnage totals are comparable to the totals given in the Minister of Mines Annual Reports for 1952 and 1953 and confirm the volume's provenance.

Bright Mine

Nanaimo Gold Commissioner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1946

The fonds consists of correspondence and receipts.

British Columbia. Nanaimo Gold Commissioner

Nanaimo Mine Rescue Station fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1951

The fonds consists of correspondence, examination record, mine rescue team lists and annual reports, annual reports (1914-1936) to the Chief Inspector of mines, correspondence (1922-1951) consisting of reports from and letters to the Vancouver Mine Safety Association, the Inspector of Mines and the Mine Rescue Station in Nanaimo, examination questions for third class candidates (1934-1936), the examination record (1915-1934, 1936-1951) listing the activities and dates of each student and number of laps made, pulse and condition of trainee, and mine rescue team lists which document note date, team number, mine number, and names of miners.

British Columbia. Nanaimo Mine Rescue Station

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.B. McLean Lumber Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1982

The fonds consists of records of the R.B. McLean Lumber Company and its operations over a 50-year period and records of the McLean Brothers Timber Company at Qualicum Bay and Union Bay and the McLean and Sons Lumber Company of Cumberland, B.C. The fonds includes the following files relating to the activities of these companies: personnel, administration, equipment, supplies, lumber shipments-sales, sawmilling, logging, real estate, and farming.

R.B. McLean Lumber Company

Maple Ridge Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850-2001]

The collection consists of photographs of scenes, events, industry and people in the Maple Ridge area, including the communities of Whonnock, Hammond, Haney, Port Haney, Yennadon, Websters Corner, Ruskin, Albion, and The Ridge.

Enderby Coal Mines Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1942

Fonds consists of records created and retained by the secretary/treasurer of Enderby Coal Mines. Includes the Articles of Association, Memorandums of Agreement, list of shareholders, coal regulations, court warrants, minutes, correspondence, a map showing location of property, reports, financial statements, inventories, and a daily journal.

Enderby Coal Mines

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Frederick Charles Manning fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1942

The fonds consists of Manning's membership cards in fraternal and business associations, correspondence relating to property of Sproat Lake Lumber Company Ltd., list of shareholders of the company, personal share certificates, and income tax records.

Manning, Frederick Charles

John A. Pybus fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1924

The fonds consists of Pybus' accounts (1881-1914) and correspondence (1884-1924), including correspondence relating to his appointments as Medical Health Officer and Coroner for the Alberni Mining District.

Pybus, John A.

Kimberley District Heritage Society historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1917-1989]

The collection consists of photographs of Kimberley and area, including Marysville, the Sullivan Mine, and Chapman Camp, depicting individuals, families, and community groups; personnel, facilities, and operations of the Sullivan Mine; community events and activities; sports activities in the area (including curling, skiing, and ice hockey); and, general scenes. The collection includes photographs created and accumulated by Cominco's Sullivan Mine (earlier the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada) and by local professional photographers Peter Faulkner and Charles Wormington.

Star Shipyard (Mercer's) Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1973

The fonds consists of specifications for work on various ships and docks as well as tenders and agreements involving the shipyard. Several financial records, magazines, and manuals as well as a yard plan for the shipyard are also a part of the fonds.

Star Shipyard (Mercer's)

Victoria Sealing Company Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1906

The fonds consists of articles of association (1900), annual report, correspondence, and invoices and receipts (1905-1906) of the Victoria Sealing Company.

Victoria Sealing Company

Western Federation of Miners Enterprise Union fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied ca. 1975 (originally created 1903)

Fonds consists of photocopied minutes of weekly meetings from March 15, 1903 until August 9, 1903.

Western Federation of Miners. Enterprise Union

Western Fuel Corporation of Canada fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1942

Fonds consists of the administrative and operational records of the Western Fuel Company and its successor companies. The records of its eventual parent company, Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd. are described separately. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Annual report; 2) Correspondence; 3) Financial records; 4) Coal record books; and 5) Photographs.

Western Fuel Corporation of Canada

Vancouver Public Library historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1981

The collection consists of photographs depicting scenes and aspects of life in Vancouver and in other locations in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory from ca. 1860. The subjects depicted include forestry, mining, fishing, transportation, shipping, and construction as well as buildings, interiors, landscapes, people and significant events in B.C.'s past.

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