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Greater Vernon Museum and Archives Fonds
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Vernon Girls' Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 128;1988.011
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1913

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Vernon Girls' Club from 1912-1913. Includes a journal kept by Bertha J. Campbell, president of the club, documenting the club's formation and activities. Includes formation minutes (1912), club constitution (1912), newspaper clippings, programs and pamphlets, and correspondence (1912-1913) .

Vernon Girls' Club

Hedi Lattey fonds

  • CA VERN MS 129;1988.054
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1988

Fonds consists of the personal records of Hedi Lattey from 1956-1988. Includes personal writings, reports, presentations, publications, newspaper/magazine articles, and ephemera collected and produced by Ms. Lattey during her years as an editor, school trustee, and board member for various organizations.

Lattey, Hedi, 1913-

C.B. Lefroy fonds

  • CA VERN MS 12;1966.057;1978.063
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1924

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of C.B.Lefroy from 1895-1924. Includes Lefroy's personal diaries and the business correspondence written by Lefroy, as secretary, for the Vernon Farmer's Association and the Globe Savings and Loan Company of the Okanagan.

Lefroy, Christopher Benjamin

Vernon Ladies' Curling Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 131;1987.161
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1961

Fonds consists of a looseleaf scrapbook documenting the activities of the Vernon Ladies' Curling Club from 1941-1961. Compiled by club member, Margaret Sigalet, the scrapbook includes bonspiel programs, song sheets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, greeting cards, membership cards, minutes, financial statements and photos of the club's activities. Scrapbook also includes some information on the activities of the Vernon Mens' Curling Club.

Vernon Ladies' Curling Club

Vernon Jubilee Hospital fonds

  • CA VERN MS 133;1959.019;1987.024;1987.074;1994.047;1995.055;1997.021
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1994, 1997

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital from 1897-1997. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, personal writings, financial records, hospital registers, and scrapbooks documenting the numerous changes, additions and activities of the hospital and its staff. Fonds also includes the minutes, correspondence and scrapbooks of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Auxiliary group.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Martin Brothers Hardware store fonds

  • CA VERN MS 134;1985.015
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1902

Fonds consists of the financial records of the Martin Bros. Hardware store from 1897-1902. Includes an accounting ledger containing financial entries for merchandise purchases and sales, accounts payable and receivable, investments, individual customer credit accounts, the business bank accounts, and general business expenses. Of note, the customer credit accounts include customers throughout B.C. and some U.S. cities. Ledger also includes some of the brothers' general household accounts.

Martin Brothers Hardware

Fleming family fonds

  • CA VERN MS 135;1977.125;1979.064;1988.004;1989.001;1989.004;1992.037;1993.035
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1920-1986]

Fonds consists of the personal and professional records and documents of various members of the Fleming family from ca.1920-1986. Includes diaries, journals, correspondence, financial records, scrapbooks and ephemera which document the family business, the individual family member careers, and their personal activities and interests.

Fleming (family)

Vernon Meteorological Observations Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 136;1987.155
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1935

Fonds consists of meteorological observations for Vernon from 1919-1935, compiled by A.L.C. Madden - Fellow Royal of the local Meteorological Society. Includes a ledger containing meteorological data for each day of each month starting in Nov. 1913. Data includes max/min temperatures, barometric readings, wind direction, daily conditions [rain, cool, cloudy with sunny breaks], snow and rainfall amounts, and percentage of humidity. Also includes some general remarks.

Vernon Meteorological Observations Society

Downtown Improvement Group fonds

  • CA VERN MS 137;1988.130
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1977

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Downtown Improvement Group from 1966-1977. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, briefs, financial records, project notes, and a constitution detailing the group's proposed 'Apple Tree Lane' downtown improvement plans.

Downtown Improvement Group (Vernon, B.C.)

G.S. Dawe fonds

  • CA VERN MS 138;1989.011
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1939

Fonds consists of the financial records of the G.S. Dawe fruit growing and shipping business from 1926-1939. Includes a general ledger and customer account book outlining the number of vegetable crops bought and sold, loads shipped, crops planted and harvested, employee wages and contracts to be filled. Also includes some correspondence.

Dawe, George Stanley

Pre-1930 Vernon Public Schools Reunion Committee fonds

  • CA VERN MS 140;1990.045;1990.053
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1986

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Pre-1930 Vernon Public Schools Reunion Committee from 1984-1986. Includes minutes, correspondence, legal documents, lists, registration documents, and ephemera produced by the Committee during the process of arranging a three day reunion for August of 1985. Fonds also includes photographs of the people, events and activities that took place during the reunion.

Pre-1930 Vernon Public Schools Reunion Committee

Charles A. Vernon collection : 1873-1877

  • CA VERN MS 141;1987.011;1990.051
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1987, 1990]

Collection consists of photocopies of personal records of Charles A. Vernon from 1873 and 1876-1877. Includes correspondence to and from Charles Vernon and the Provincial Secretary of B.C. dealing with his numerous duties as justice of the peace, deputy returning officer for the polling division of Okanagan, tax collector, collector of statistics, constable and assistant gold commissioner. Of note is the information on the local settlement patterns and mining activities in the Cherry and Mission Creek areas.

Vernon, Charles A.

Inland Ice & Cold Storage Company fonds

  • CA VERN MS 143;1988.131
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1937

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Inland Ice & Cold Storage Company from 1921-1937. Includes correspondence, legal documents, and financial records which detail the company's activities, responsibilities, and financial status.

Inland Ice and Cold Storage Company

B.C. Fruit Shippers Ltd fonds

  • CA VERN MS 144;1988.132
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1949

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of J.E. Montague's business, B.C. Fruit Shippers Ltd, from 1927-1949. Includes personal and business correspondence, legal documents, financial records, company statistics, informational pamphlets, brochures and circulars from various fruit associations and organizations, and various pieces of ephemera which document the internal workings and activities of the fruit packing and shipping business.

British Columbia Fruit Shippers Ltd.

Expo '86 (Vernon) Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 145;1990.099
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1986

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of the (Vernon) Expo '86 Society from 1984-1986. Includes the constitution and by-laws, minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports and publications produced by the Society which document their objective to make Vernon's Expo '86 a boon for the local economy.

Expo '86 Society (Vernon, B.C.)

Edward Copley Thompson fonds

  • CA VERN MS 146;1991.028
  • Fonds
  • 1895, 1897

Fonds consists of the legal documents of Edward Copley Thompson from 1895-1897. Includes a sales contract of livestock and farm implements (1895), a trust agreement for monetary provisions for his wife and children (1897) and correspondence in regards to the trust settlement (1897).

Thompson, Edward Copley

BX Ranch Ltd. fonds

  • CA VERN MS 147;1992.007
  • Fonds
  • 1947-[ca.1950]

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the BX Ranch Ltd. from 1947-ca. 1950. Includes minutes and legal documents which detail the company's overall administration and daily activities.

BX Ranch Ltd.

Kildonnan Pipe Band collection : 1937-1941

  • CA VERN MS 148;1991.104
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1991]

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Kildonnan Pipe Band for 1937-1941. Consists of photocopies of minutes detailing the band's financial status, engagements, band practice notices, fund-raising campaigns, and the election of members to various executive and band positions.

Kildonnan Pipe Band (Vernon, B.C.)

Charles Mair collection : 1892-1896

  • CA VERN MS 149;1992.051
  • Fonds
  • [Transcribed 1984, Photocopied 1992]

Collection consists of an excerpt from the 1984 guided independent study essay by Mr. Macleod of Vancouver, B.C. Excerpt consists of four letters (1892-1896) written by Charles Mair to his friend, G. Denison of Toronto, during Mair's time in B.C. The letters contain Mair's descriptions and opinions of the Okanagan, Kelowna and Vernon. He writes extensively on the settlers in the valley, the political situations in B.C. and Manitoba, his plans for his business and family, and the growing number of large cattle ranches, fruit orchards and mining interests in the Valley.

Canadian Pacific Railways fonds

  • CA VERN MS 14;1967.016;1980.034;1993.009
  • Fonds
  • 1913, 1938-1944, ca.1980

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Canadian Pacific Railway company from 1913, 1938-1944 and 1980. Includes correspondence, business records, and reports/articles which document the activities of the local branch.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Kalamalka Players fonds

  • CA VERN MS 150;1990.130
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1988

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Kalamalka Players theatre company from 1920-1988. Includes correspondence, financial records, ephemera and various miscellaneous documents in regards to the group's financial status, activities and various theatre productions.

Kalamalka Players

McIntosh Girls' Pipe Band fonds

  • CA VERN MS 151;1991.095;2004.062
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1960

Fonds consists of records and documents of the McIntosh Girls' Pipe Band from 1944-1960. Includes three scrapbooks containing newspaper articles, souvenirs, programs, ephemera, correspondence and photos. Items document the various appearances made by the band, awards received, and the various cities the band travelled through.

McIntosh Girls' Pipe Band (Vernon, B.C.)

Dr Danilo Aguzzi-Barbagli collection : 1936-1992

  • CA VERN MS 152;1993.008;2001.060
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1990-1992]

Collection consists of correspondence and personal research materials of Dr. Aguzzi-Barbagli collected from ca.1990-1992. Includes correspondence, books, magazines, articles, lists of works, and photocopies of numerous scholarly papers about Leone Caetani and the Caetani family. Also includes a lecture on the Caetani family by Dr. Aguzzi-Barbagli and a photocopy of the memoirs [Italian version] of Leone Caetani's first wife, Vittoria Colonna Caetani, which detail her life and dealings with the Caetani family.

Okanagan Valley Teachers' Association fonds

  • CA VERN MS 153;1994.046
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1960

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the OVTA (Okanagan Valley Teachers' Assoc.) from 1933-1960. Includes three minute books containing the Association's constitution, motions and resolutions, reports, bulletins, financial reports and correspondence in regard to their internal and community activities.

Okanagan Valley Teachers' Association

Kalamalka Toastmistress Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 155;1977.031
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1976

Fonds consists of the records, documents, and ephemera of the Kalamalka Toastmistress Club from 1957-1976. Includes the constitution and by-laws, minutes, lists and scrapbooks which document the club's local activities and topics of discussion.

Kalamalka Toastmistress Club

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