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Nanaimo Electric Light, Power and Heating Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1930

The fonds consists of an account book listing names of customers and monthly accounts (1898-1904), rough journals of work, including newsclippings and notes about events, weather and electrical services (1904-1908), and correspondence, notes and service pamphlet (1918-1930).

Nanaimo Electric Light, Power and Heating Company

Nanaimo Foundry fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1979

Fonds consists of the business records of the Nanaimo Foundry. Fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Plans, Quotes and Technical Drawings; 2) Photographs; 3) Work Orders and 4) Pattern Book.

Nanaimo Foundry

Donald Graham fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-2003 and [n.d.], predominant 1981-2002

The fonds consists of biographical information, writings, publications, minutes, memorandums, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, research notes, reviews, press releases, maps, slides, and photographs. The fonds consists of 8 series: Biographical and Writings; Point Atkinson; Subject Files; Keepers of the Light; Correspondence; Maps; Light Stations; and Photographs and Slides. The records have been organized according to either Grahams original filing system or to its overall contents.

Graham, Donald R.

G.R. Newell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1963

The fonds consists of log books of the following vessels: Island Commander (1943), Forest Friend (1920-1923), and the sealing schooner. Viva (894). Fonds includes registers of Port of Victoria warden fees (1901-1947), agreement and account of crew of foreign-going ship Dorasieward (1891) and a dossier of G. R. Newell's survey of the Nancy Dee (1962-1963), which includes correspondence, notes, and sixteen photographs. Fonds includes a drawing of the HMY Britannia.

Newell, G.R.

Ganges Sewer Commission fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1981-1986

The fonds consists of correspondence and reference files relating to administration, sewer hookups, and sewer treatment of the Ganges Sewer Commission on Salt Spring Island.

Ganges Sewer Commission

Francis (Frank) King Duncan fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1913-1916]

The fonds consists of glass plate negatives and contact prints made from those negatives. The collection of ninety-two Duncan negatives housed in the Salmon Arm Museum's archives includes railroad, landscape, portrait and team sport photographs.

Duncan, Frank

Frank Allwood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1936

The fonds consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs relating to the filming of the movie, "The Silent Barrier" (also known as "The Great Barrier") in Revelstoke and area in 1935 and 1936. The movie depicted the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Allwood, Frank H.

R.A. Greene collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The collection consists of ship's log of the Tug C.N. No. 2 and Barge No. 109 and timebooks and plans of the SS Canora. Fonds includes photographs of ships, tugs and West Coast scenes.

Redvers E. Smith collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The collection consists of photographs of the S.F. Tolmie, Indo-China Steam Navigation and Navy photographs. Collection includes prints of vintage sea vessels, including the S.S. Beaver and German sailing ships ca. 19th century.

Trail City Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1858-1960

The collection consists of fire insurance maps, townsite plans, topographical maps, subdivision plans, road maps, street grade maps, zoning maps, building plans, sewer maps, and mineral reference maps of Trail and area, including Rossland and Tadanac. Collection includes architectural plans of the warehouse and sales building of West Kootenay Power and Light Company.

S.S. Master Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-2007

The fonds consists of textual records relating to the history, administration and restoration of the S.S. Master. Records include agendas, minutes and annual reports; correspondence; registration and insurance documents; licenses; financial papers and grant proposals; a logbook recording crew hours; publications and media releases; newspaper clippings. The fonds also includes pilot house logbooks from the S.S. Master dating 1940-1959 that chronicle her activities while towing for Marpole Towing Company Limited.;The fonds is arranged into seven series: Society minutes, constitutions and membership records; Society financial records; Society correspondence; Society publications and events; Newspaper clippings; S.S. Master historical records; and S.S. Master logbooks.

S.S. Master Society

Shuswap and Okanagan Railway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1935

Fonds consists of photocopies from the Public Archives, RG 12 Volume 1867 File 3268-44. Includes the act of incorporation, proposals, reports, correspondence, petitions, and leases It includes a description of the country and industry in 1887, engineer and inspection reports, a list of property owners in the Okanagan district (1887), specification for the railway bed, correspondence concerning changes to the original plan and the Sicamous and the Mara Stations, and financial information.

Shuswap and Okanagan Railway Company

Sidney Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1866-1988]

The collection consists of photographs of North Saanich and Sidney and surrounding areas (including Swartz Bay, Saanich, and Pat Bay) depicting individuals, families, street scenes, buildings, businesses, industries (including canneries and mills), construction of ferry facilities, the Royal Canadian Air Force Station at Patricia Bay (Pat Bay), community events, sports teams, and churches.

Pat Norris fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1955-1997

The fonds consists of records related to Pat Wastell Norriss publication High Seas, High Risk: The Story of the Sudburys. Records include correspondence, research notes and chapter drafts, publishing correspondence, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Norris, Pat Wastell

Ross McLeod collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1955]

Collection consists of schedules of Canadian Pacific ships on the west coast and a schedule for the Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay dayliner train. Also includes postcards of CP and Blackball line ships and views of downtown Nanaimo including views of the Malaspina Hotel, Georgia Park, the Bastion, Front Street looking south, and the harbour and port.

William Kaye Lamb collection

  • Fonds
  • 1904-2006

The collection consists of textual records, including ships plans, timetables, publicity brochures, onboard publications menus and published logs, notebooks, newspaper clippings, travel brochures, periodical articles and some commemorative materials. The collection also includes many post cards and other photographs. In addition, it includes research notes and manuscript materials relating to his publications on ships, correspondence related to marine matters and personal memoirs.;Whenever possible, shipping materials, i.e. plans, photographs, timetables and other ephemera have been interfiled in the existing Photograph and Ephemera files of the VMM. Each item has been identified as from the W. Kaye Lamb donation, and box lists have been created listing the donation at the item level.;The remaining records have been arranged into six series: Personal papers and biographic materials, 1904- 2006; Correspondence, 1936 1988; Research, 1920 1988; Publications, 1967 1986; Miscellaneous, 1907 1990; and The Vancouver Conference, April 23-26, 1992.

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

McLay family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1928

The fonds consists of family papers, including marriage and birth certificates and photographs, and records of Thomas McLay relating to his tugboat business, including a 1920 log and account book and letters of reference and qualifications.

McLay (family)

New Westminster Engineering Department fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1952

Fonds consists of one record series: sewer plans (1909-1952). Series consists of plans relating to the development of New Westminsters sewer system infrastructure. Includes plans for the following sewer systems:;Columbia St., First St., West End, Fourth St., Front St., Sapperton, Braid St., College Court, Glen Brook, Victory Heights, Lulu Island.;Most drawings were created by the office of Chief Engineer for the City; some were created by external sources, such as the Canadian Pacific Railway, for the Citys use. Drawings show water mains, reservoirs, connections, grades, storm sewers, manholes, outfalls, and material specifications. Includes plans, profiles, technical drawings, details, and specifications.

New Westminster (B.C.). Engineering Dept.

Henry Freshwater fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1939, predominant 1900-1919

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Bowen Island, including scenes of the Snug Cove area depicting the hotel, cottages and tent camps, beach and other social activities, early steamships, and logbooms. Fonds includes photographs of Bridal Falls (Bowen Island) and general scenes of the island depicting people, buildings, woodlands, roads, trails, lakes and various modes of transportation as well as hunting, fishing, logging and sports activities.

Freshwater, Henry

J. M. MacFarlane collection

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1979

Collection consists of envelopes cacheted (stamped or imprinted) with the names and logos of ships in the Canadian, British and American naval and maritime service collected by John M. MacFarlane by sending requests to the various vessels and asking them reply using the envelopes he provided. With few exceptions, the materials were posted between 1977 and 1979.;Most of the envelopes have ships mailroom cancellations. A few of the envelopes have captains privilege franking (signature of a ships official rather than a stamp). Also included are relevant items such as pictures or postal cards showing the vessels or other records related to the vessel (usually brochures/pamphlets).

Edward Crawford Swank fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1821-1962, predominant1916-1958

The fonds consists of textual and graphic records created and received by Edward Swank during his private life and as a prominent member of British Columbias maritime community. Included are photographs, negatives, personal correspondence, certificates, identification cards, service reference letters, letters of appointment, certificates of discharge, notebooks, crew lists, copies of logbook entries, accounts and wages forms, doctors letters for various seamen, and ship repair lists.;The fonds is arranged into two series: Personal papers (1821-1962, predominantly 1916-1962); and Maritime service records (1904-1958, predominantly 1916-1944).

Swank, Edward Crawford, 1890-1992?

Entrance Island Lighthouse fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1881

The fonds consists of a journal, which notes weather and names and dates of ships entering the Nanaimo harbour.

Canada. Entrance Island Lighthouse

Kamloops Museum and Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1981

The collection consists of cartographic material relating to Kamloops and district, the Nicola Valley, the North Thompson area, the Shuswap area, the Similkameen Valley, the Fraser Canyon, the Lillooet district, and the West Kootenays. Material includes survey maps, townsite plans, mineral rights maps, subdivision plans, road maps, and fire insurance maps.

Alberni Pacific Lumber Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1954

The fonds consists of records of the Alberni Pacific Lumber Company and its subsidiary, the Alberni Pacific Transport Company including general operating ledgers (1918-1927), sales ledgers (1922-1931), rail and cargo shipment ledgers (1939-1949), and U.S. rail shipments ledger (1941-1954).

Alberni Pacific Lumber Company

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