Showing 187 results

archival descriptions
Fonds Transportation and utilities
Advanced search options
Print preview View:

Boat Owners Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1952

The fonds is organized into one series and consists of a minute book and financial ledger.

Boat Owners Association (Salmon Arm, B.C.)

Nanaimo Pilotage Authority fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1906

The fonds consists of a register of vessels of the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority at Port of Nanaimo (1900-1906) listing date, name of vessel and master, point of departure, tonnage, and number of crew.

Nanaimo Pilotage Authority

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.

Port Moody Station Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1990]

The collection consists of maps and plans of the Port Moody and Coquitlam areas, including railroad maps and plans and townsite and subdivision maps.

Revelstoke Division, Canadian Pacific Railway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1901-1974

The fonds consists of payroll and expenditure ledgers, timesheets, personnel files, subject files and correspondence of the Revelstoke Division of the CPR.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Revelstoke Division

Rod Langley collection

  • Fonds
  • 1990-1996

Collection consists of three videos produced by Mr. Langley and some of his research material for the film on the development of Nanaimo Harbour and the Concerned Citizens Committee.

Langley, Rod

Rykerts Customs Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1905-1960

The fonds consists of register of export entries (1905-1960) and bound appraiser's bulletins.

Canada. Rykerts Customs Office

Salmon Arm Joint Water Board fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1970

The fonds consists of minutes of the Joint Water Board/Committee (1943-1962 and 1970), correspondence, a list of licences granted (1909-1942), engineer's reports, forms of drilled wells, a statement, accounts of water transportation through village lines, timber sales, and a chairman's notes on the history of the board.

Salmon Arm Joint Water Board

E.A. Hegg fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1898-1900], [ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway (ca. 1898-1900) and of the Copper River and Northwest Railroad (ca. 1920) in Alaska.

Hegg, Eric A.

James C. Peters fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1879

The fonds consists of diaries, journals, notes and log books, all written by Peters except the log of the vessel Earl Grey. The voyages of the Sarah and the Queen of the Seas are detailed. One notebook is of correspondence from Peters on the Esk to the Barque Valparaiso. The log of the Earl Grey is written by Master John Sharp, detailing voyage from Liverpool to Valparaiso. Fonds includes letters to Peters from the Commander-in-Chief, India and from the Collector of Customs, Kurachee (Karachi). Fonds also includes charts of Indian Ocean, China, Africa, lighthouses in the British Isles, English Channel, Bay of Bristol and South America as well as Board of Trade wind charts. Also included is a plan of the Queen of the Seas, maps of England and Ireland, and an oil painting of the Queen of the Seas.

Peters, James Carter

John Sabiston fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1902

The fonds consists of pilots licences (1877, 1880), a letter to Mrs. Sabiston from the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority offering condolences on her husband's death (1902), and a copy of the Nanaimo Pilotage bylaws (1883).

Sabiston, John, d. 1902

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)

William Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1946

The fonds consists of World War I paybook, correspondence, and certificates relating to seaman's service, wartime circulars from the Canadian Militia and King George, and certificate for use of the Western Fuel Corporation Employees X-ray machine, 1917.

Richards, William, b. 1886

Valemount and Area Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1991

The collection consists of maps and plans of the Valemount area including land use and village maps of Valemount, townsite plan and sketch map of Red Pass, B.C., map of Lucerne in Mount Robson Park, preemptors map of Tete Jaune Cache, B.C., and sketch maps, land use maps, and trap-line maps of the Valemount and Robson Valley areas. Collection includes Canadian National Railways trackage maps of Valemount and area (Robson Subdivision) and station plans.

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.

Revelstoke Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-ca. 1980]

The collection consists of photographs of Revelstoke area (including Rogers Pass, Big Bend, Glacier, Arrowhead, Three Valley, and the Upper Arrow Lakes) depicting industry, forestry, transportation networks, sports and recreation, community events, individuals, and organizations.

Robert Sutcliffe collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--?]

The collection consists of photographs and prints of sailing ships of the 19th and early 20th century.

Robert Warren Kelly fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1905

The fonds consists of photographs of scenes and railroad activity in the Selkirk Mountains and at Glacier and Rogers Pass.

Kelly, Robert Warren

Union Steamship Company collection

  • Fonds
  • 1898-2003 and [n.d.]

The collection consists of a combination of materials relating to the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia that has been collected over the years by the Vancouver Maritime Museum as well as documents that have been donated to the museum by Gerald Rushton, author of two books on the company titled Whistle Up the Inlet and Echoes of the Whistle; Arthur Twigg, author of the book Union Steamship Remembered; Harold Cecil Biles, former employee; and James Richard Southworth, former Marine Constable. The collection includes financial reports, maps, schedule notes, special operating circulars, company memos, sailing guides, menus, brochures, research notes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, manuscripts, assorted ephemera, photographs and audio cassettes. The collection is arranged in 8 series: Administrative; General files; Articles, clippings, and scrapbooks; Echoes of the Whistle book; Whistle Up the Inlet book; Union Steamships Remembered book; Photographs; and Audio-visual.

Vancouver Maritime Museum Archives collection

  • Fonds
  • 1828-1990, predominant 1898-1960

The Vancouver Maritime Museum Archives collection consists of archival records donated to the Vancouver Maritime Museum from a wide variety of sources over a period of fifty years since the museum opened. Some of the archival records were originally processed and filed as the Library "ephemera" collection. They have since been removed from the Library database and processed as part of this collection.;The collection consists of correspondence; merchant service and naval certificates; reports and research notes; journals, diaries and logbooks; ledgers; vessel construction plans; photographs and negatives; newsletters, and oral histories recorded on DVDs and audiocassette tapes.

British Columbia Electric Railway Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1955

The fonds consists of the Langley Tram Power and Light By-law (1906), official correspondence of the BCER concerning the discontinuance of the Fraser Valley Interurban service (1949), and copies of the BCER's "The Buzzer" (1939, 1955).

British Columbia Electric Railway Company

A.F. Christoffersen fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960]

The fonds consists of plans of a towing vessel, the SS Canora and the MV Galena Bay, photographs of a wide variety of ships and two charts.

Christoffersen, A.F.

Kootenay Lake Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1991

The collection consists of forestry, geological, mining, mineral claim, road and railway maps, and architectural drawings of various sites and structures in the Kaslo-Ainsworth areas, including the S.S. Moyie. Collection includes mine site and townsite plans for Kaslo and area.

Results 1 to 25 of 187