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John J. Porter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1891

Fonds consists of 1 bound volume comprising the personal diary of John J. Porter, a labourer for the Canadian Pacific Railway, working largely between Field and Revelstoke.

Porter, John J.

Kamloops Railway Museum Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1985

The fonds consists of minutes, statements of accounts, financial ledgers, correspondence, membership lists, banking records, promotional material, and reference files pertaining to the activities of the Kamloops Railway Museum Society, and a collection of archival material and reference material (including published items) acquired by the society, including records of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway and of railway workers' unions. Fonds includes photographs collected by the museum society of trains and railway equipment and of scenes of railroad activity in the Kamloops area.

Kamloops Railway Museum Society

W.A. Wood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1887

The fonds consists of correspondence sent and received by W.A. Wood with Henry MacLeod and J.M. Trutch while directing work on the B.C. Section of the Canadian Pacific Rail line.

Wood, W.A.

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)

Michael K. Boberg fonds

  • CA RRM 1996-19
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960-1995]

The fonds consists of photographs of railway stations and railway scenes across Canada, with information about the various sites where the stations were located.

Boberg, Michael Karl, d. 1996

L.A. Hamilton fonds

  • CA CVAN 72-422
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1885

The fonds consists of Hamilton's watercolours and drawings of Gastown and the Vancouver townsite prior to development by the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Hamilton, L.A., d. 1941

Mayor's subject files

Series consists of records created by the Office of the Mayor during the terms of Mayors Gil Blair and Greg Halsey-Brandt. Series contains correspondence, memos, reports, proclamations, transcripts of and notes for speeches and addresses, press releases and commentaries, and some resource and reference material. Records reflect the interaction between the Mayor and other levels of government, government agencies and commissions, corporate interests, and various community groups, as well as the Mayor's views on a variety of issues, including economic development, the environment, transportation, land use, municipal infrastructure, regional government, and inter-governmental affairs. Included are records relating to the federal and provincial governments, the Greater Vancouver Regional District, the Fraser River and North Fraser Harbour Commissions, the Vancouver International Airport Authority, Steveston Harbour Authority, Vancouver Regional Transit Commission, the Waste Reduction Commission and the Richmond School Board. Also included are records of the Mayor's interaction with various city committees, task forces and commissions, the BC Aviation Council, the Richmond General Hospital, the Lower Mainland Municipal Association and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, BC Transit, BC Hydro, BC Ferries, BC Packers Ltd., Canadian Airlines International, Air Canada, the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, the Richmond Visitors and Convention Bureau, the Richmond Community Arts Council, the Boy Scouts of Richmond, the Richmond Gateway Theatre, the Richmond City Centre Community Association, Richmond Family Place Society, the Richmond Foundation, the Steveston Salmon Festival, the United Way of the Lower Mainland, 12 (Vancouver) Service Battalion, the Steveston Interurban Restoration Society, and the Richmond SPCA. Records also exist relating to the interaction of the City with its sister cities of Pierrefonds, Quebec and Wakayama, Japan, with other municipalities, and with the Musqueam Indian Band. Records also document the Mayor's involvement with special events in the City, as well as with the presentation of awards and honours. Files titled "Miscellaneous" dating from 1997 onwards contain documents organized alphabetically by subject category.

Richmond (B.C.). Mayor's Office

Andrew J. Onderdonk fonds

  • CA BCA 98401-6
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1881]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Pacific Section, including views of landscapes, tunnels, structures, and portraits of the Onderdonk family, business associates, and friends.

Onderdonk, Andrew J.

Edouard Deville fonds

  • CA BCA 98604-11
  • Fonds
  • 1886

The fonds consists of albumen prints of the CPR line from Port Arthur to Victoria.

Deville, Edouard

Ida and Ben Peters fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-03
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930], 1943, 1979

The fonds consists of a dwelling and grazing lease (Glacier, B.C., 1943), two photographs of CPR scenes (ca. 1930), and a photograph (1979) of the Royal Hudson train at Taghum Railway Bridge.

Peters, Ida

Douglas Parker fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-08
  • Fonds
  • 1927, [ca. 1949], [ca. 1962-1988]

The fonds consists of railroad operational manuals, work orders, CPR-related correspondence, and seniority lists. Fonds includes retirement letters, newspapers and clippings, and ephemera.

Parker, Douglas

Joseph Murphy fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-26
  • Fonds
  • 1953, 1984

The fonds consists of long service passes, CPR train pass, and photographs (including those depicting a CPR crane name plate, a train wreck in the Fraser Canyon, and the "Jam Train").

Murphy, Joseph

Peter Mayert fonds

  • CA RRM A1992-38
  • Fonds
  • 1968-1976

The fonds consists of CPR train orders, waybills, union receipt book, statements of earning, and other railroad-related records.

Mayert, Peter

Gordon Winfield photograph collection

  • CA RRM A1992-9
  • Fonds
  • 1915, [ca. 1970-1989]

The collection consists of photographs of the Big Loop, passenger train at Stoney Creek Bridge, diesel pulling grain train over bridge, and engines used in the Canmore CPR yard. Collection includes postcards of various railroad engines.

Bruno Collia fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-105
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1972

The fonds consists of work-related diaries, correspondence, long service passes, CP credit card, medical card, and union card. Fonds includes photographs of CPR work gangs, plows, and work camps.

Collia, Bruno

J. Owen Ross fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-110;A1993-107
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1982

The fonds consists of trip ticket books, accident reports, income tax records, watch rating cards, logbooks, statements of earnings, lodge dues receipts, and other work-related records. Fonds includes photographs of CPR crew of last Arrowhead line trip (1968), steam engines, Ross' coworkers, and his wife.

Ross, J. Owen

Doreen Hewko photograph collection

  • CA RRM A1993-116
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-195-]

The collection consists of photographs of train wrecks, snowplows, and Canadian Pacific Railway workers.

Madolyn Fleming photograph collection

  • CA RRM A1993-117
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-196-?]

The collection consists of publicity photographs taken by Nicholas Morant for the Canadian Pacific Railway, including those depicting "The Canadian", telegraph poles, Stoney Creek Bridge, and a variety of individuals.

Jack Carten fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-122;A1992-27
  • Fonds
  • 1981-1992

The fonds consists of receipts for train conductor sales, diagrams of shut-off valve locations on passenger cars, list of passenger car names, passenger train reports, long service pass, accident reports, train orders, correspondence, and copies of photographs of steamers.

Carten, Jack

Fred Watson fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-145
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 193-?]-1968

The fonds consists of a trip ticket book, time book, telegram, train orders, memorabilia from the first "Canadian" run. Photographs depict Fred Watson, Arrowhead, and the Field YMCA.

Watson, Fred

John Middleton fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-148
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1947

The fonds consists of correspondence and related notes regarding the CPR and a photograph of engine No. 2860 at Revelstoke Station.

Middleton, John

Ole Bjork fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-31
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1954

The fonds consists of photographs of CPR scenes and activities including images of Coquihalla Pass, Endiver, Nelson, an experimental diesel engine, Notch Hill and Princeton. Fonds includes a photograph of Ole and Alice Bjork on a velocipede and laser copies of photographic images of Lord Revlestoke, the Royal Train in Revelstoke, and of CPR stations and yards.

Bjork, Ole

Patrick Hind photograph collection

  • CA RRM A1993-39
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1954

The collection consists of photographs of various CPR engines in Calgary, Revelstoke, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Toronto, Medicine Hat and Crowsnest.

Lionel Wheeler photograph collection

  • CA RRM A1993-56
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 195-?]

The collection consists of photographs of the Baird slide "Illicillewaet" and CPR trainwreck and photographs of a train wreck west of Greeley.

Doug Parkinson fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-59;A1993-91
  • Fonds
  • 1965-1989

The fonds consists of employee timebooks, cheque stubs, union correspondence, general correspondence, accident reports, CP reports, train consists, ephemera, CP Rail bulletins, work-related diagram books, cartoons, examination certificates, and trainman's trip ticket books.

Parkinson, Doug

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