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Cariboo maps collection

  • UVICSP SC277
  • Collection
  • 1887

The collection consists of a plan showing the different routes connecting the Canadian Pacific Railway with the mining district of the Cariboo. Title on map: "Plan Shewing the different routes connecting the CPR with the Mining District of Cariboo by Proposed Railway." [1887]. Scale: 20,000 feet equals 1 inch. Higgins Lith. Co. The Colonist Victoria, B.C.

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

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)

Canadian Pacific Railway photograph collection

  • CA UBCSP BC 1291
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The collection consists of photographs of scenery, hotels, railway bridges, and tunnels pertaining to the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Willis Mead photograph collection

  • CA RRM A1995-15
  • Fonds
  • 1939

The collection consists of photographs of CPR Engines No. 1310 and 1961, crew of Royal Pilot Train (1939), and a flipped engine.

Mike Wasylie fonds

  • CA RRM A1995-08;A1993-83
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1942, 1954-1959, 1972

The fonds consists of correspondence, train dispatcher's record, logbooks, train orders, notebooks detailing weather conditions, scrapbook (including newsclippings and writeups on engines). Fonds includes of photographs of various engines, of the Illicillewaet slide (1935), and of a waterfall near Downie Station.

Wasylie, Mike

Lew Patrick fonds

  • CA RRM A1994-04
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1911

The fonds consists of photographs of CPR workers and engines and a letter of commendation (1911).

Patrick, Lew

Alexander Cassidy fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-95
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1962

The fonds consists of certificates, correspondence, train pass, notebooks, and photographs. Most records relate to Cassidy's work for the CPR.

Cassidy, Alexander

Jim McCauley fonds

  • CA RRM A1993-84
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1993

The fonds consists of CPR watch rating cards, examination cards, and rail pass. Fonds includes photograph of McCauley and grandson in front of a Via train in Kamloops (1993).

McCauley, Jim

Kay Anklovitch collection

  • CA RRM A1993-74
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]

The collection consists of a photograph of a CPR engine and of railway strikers. Collection includes three postcards (Mt. Stephen, Field) and various photocopies of photographs.

Fred Rear collection

  • CA RRM A1993-64;A1992-29
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1949

The collection consists of photographs of various steam engines, CPR workers, the Spiral Tunnels, and the Leanchoil Station. Collection includes clearance papers (1948, 1949).

Dan Koronko collection

  • CA RRM A1993-63;A1993-79
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1921, 1951-1956

The collection consists of various records of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers (Revelstoke), including receipts and notepads, and records of Walter and Dorothy Koronko, J. Waugh, and others including correspondence, and CPR employee cards. Collection also includes slides of various railroad engines, scenery, etc.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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