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Edward De Costa fonds

  • CA EMA V987.23
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1935]

The fonds consists of photographs of Yarrows Ltd. shipyard and other Esquimalt scenes.

De Costa, Edward, 1918-

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

Fletcher Challenge Cowichan/Nitinat Division fonds

  • CA KSM MG10
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1989

The fonds consists primarily of office files from the Cowichan-Renfrew Division of BC Forest Products Ltd., dating from 1946 - 1968 and document the responsibilities of the Division. These include correspondence from Head Office in Vancouver on a wide range of management issues such as accidents, union, legal affairs and finances; personnel maters including appointments, health and safety; administration of the camps at Caycuse(Camp 6) and Nitinat(Camp 3); maintaining equipment and transportation links; and management logging operations. The fonds includes a series of maps and plans documenting the camps, logging activity, railway and road surveys and forest cover.

Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited. Cowichan/Nitinat Division

Cliffview Colliery Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1957

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

Cliffview Colliery

Alberni District Historical Society Archives map collection

  • Collection
  • 1886-1993

The collection consists of settlement maps (including townsite and subdivision plans), land use maps, street maps, logging and forest road maps, mineral claim maps, railroad and rights-of-way maps, real estate maps, recreational maps (including parks), and other maps of communities and areas in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

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.

Albeta Mines Ltd. fonds

  • CA KSM MG01
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1979

Fonds consists of 6 series and includes annual reports, financial records, correspondence, mineral claims and mining agreements.

Albeta Mines

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

Charles Grant fonds

  • CA MMB L3237
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles

Arthur J. Daniels fonds

  • CA EMA 984.3
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1948

The fonds consists of work journals (1910-1948) kept by Daniels at Yarrows shipyards and docking book (1922-1926, 1927-1930, 1940-1942).

Daniels, Arthur John, 1877-1955.

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.

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)

Fred Shearer fonds

  • CA FFG P991.11.1
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1950

The fonds consists of photographic images depicting the historical images of the pioneer lifestyle, clothing; agriculture and economic growth both in construction and the industrial fields.

Shearer, Fred

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

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

Bullen family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-1913]

The fonds consists of photographs of salvage operations (1906-1910) carried out by the Bullen Dockyard (B.C. Marine Railway Company), of the first vessels salvaged by Yarrows Limited, of other ships and salvage vessels, of Admiral Sir John E. Commerell, and of the SS Princess Louise on the Fraser River (1899).

Bullen (family)

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

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.

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)

Thomas E. Ladner and family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-64
  • Fonds
  • 1869-1983

The fonds consists largely of correspondence and financial records that pertain to Thomas Ladner's business ventures in salmon canning and farming. Thomas Ladner's correspondence April 28, 1892 to November 11, 1896 (of which this archives holds photocopies) is made up of letters sent to Robert Paterson Rithet, Ladner's agent and business partner in the Victoria Canning Co. Ltd. The financial records largely concern Thomas' farming operation, of which the ledger of 1919-1924 provides the most complete documentation. Also included in the fonds are historical notes written by Leon Ladner and Yvonne Killam about the Thomas Ladner family, and photographs of Thomas Ladner, his immediate family and descendants, his farm, and Ladner family friends and activities.

Ladner, Thomas Ellis

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