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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

Joyce MacGregor fonds : [1933-1955]

  • CA EMA V987.41
  • Fonds
  • Copied in 1987

The fonds consists of photographs of the Halfway Taxi Company, Esquimalt, and its owner Peggy L. Robinson.

MacGregor, Joyce, 1917-

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)

Wayne Choquette fonds

  • CA FTST MS 33
  • Fonds
  • photocopied [1985]

Fonds consists of copies of textual records of Wayne Choquette from 1971-1974, 1976, 1977, 1982, and 1984. Includes reports on the Libby Dam, 1971-1973; Kootenay River, 1972; Elk River, 1973; Kootenay region, 1974, 1977, 1982; coal developments, 1976, and the Wild Horse River, 1984.

Choquette, Wayne

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.

Burrard Dry Dock fonds

  • CA MMB P3141-59
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1963

The fonds consists of photographs of ships built by the Burrard Dry Dock.

Burrard Dry Dock

C.J. Bonner fonds

  • CA MMB L981.15.1-5
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1944

The fonds consists of professional certificates; notebooks consisting of written notes, stories, poems, and anecdotes aboard the Empress of Japan; a notebook on the beginning of World War II with engineering notes; engine notebook on SS Scandinavian; photographs of the Empress of Japan; and, ephemera.

Bonner, Clarence John Earnell, b. 1896

Charles B. Hill-Tout fonds

  • CA MMB P1250
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1914

The fonds consists of photographs of the Victoria and Esquimalt area with an emphasis on naval ships and merchant shipping.

Hill-Tout, Charles Buckland

Charles Grant fonds

  • CA MMB L3237
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles

D.L. Raymond and E.L. Raymond fonds

  • CA MMB L981.88.1-6;P981.59.2
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1954

The fonds consists of journal of D.L. Raymond as midshipman serving on the HMS Malaya, including photographs (1922-1924); indenture and certificate of competency of E.L. Raymond; a guest book register from the HMCS Ontario (1953-1954); and photographs of naval ceremonies in Australia and New Zealand and of other naval activities.

Raymond, D.L.

Dan Frankham fonds

  • CA MMB P979.104-110
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1979

The fonds consists of photographs of the crossing the line ceremony on the S.F. Tolmie under heavy seas, and other crew in general. Fonds includes certificate to Frankham in the ceremony and a sound recording of an interview with Frankham describing the voyage to Sidney, Australia, in 1922 aboard the S.F. Tolmie.

Frankham, Dan

Douglas McNaughton Gosse fonds

  • CA MMB 986.36.1-18
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1959

The fonds consists of official papers and letters of recommendation for Captain Gosse's marine career on the CGS Estevan and for the Canadian Pacific.

Gosse, Douglas McNaughton

E. Gerrard fonds

  • Fonds
  • [19--]

The fonds consists of photographs largely of Canadian Pacific ships and clippings and ephemera relating to Canadian Pacific maritime activities.

Gerrard, E.

E.W. Izard fonds

  • CA MMB 984.6.1-8
  • Fonds
  • 1961-[ca. 1965]

The fonds consists of correspondence from J.S. Marshall and Company (private researchers) requesting historical information on Yarrows Ltd., carbon copy replies from Izard and Izard's notes on the topic. Fonds includes draft of manuscript "History Project - Yarrows A", with amendments and annotations by E.W. Izard.

Izard, E.W. (Edward Whittaker), b. 1888

Eric Leslie Hammer fonds

  • CA MMB 988.179.2-3;988.180
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1977

The fonds consists of certificates of discharge, certificate of marriage, awards, television script ("Empress Incident"), photographs of ships and people, video recording of film footage (1939-1941) from the Empress of Russia troop carrier with views of New Zealand, Australia and India, and ephemera relating to Empress liners.

Hammer, Eric Leslie, 1917-

H.E. Beckwith fonds

  • CA MMB L1778
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1875

The fonds consists of account books of the costs of building the vessel Herman which was used to service the Race Rocks Lighthouse and includes the loss and recovery of the Herman from Tacoma Mill, Puget Sound, 1873.

Beckwith, H.E.

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

Josiah F. Gosse fonds

  • CA MMB L378;L836
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1900

The fonds consists of partial log book from the SS Tees (1899-1900), signed by J. Gosse as master, and account ledger for payment of crew and outfitting of hunters for the sealing schooner Otto for 1898.

Gosse, Josiah F.

L.B. Hampton fonds

  • CA MMB L1694
  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of the engineering log book for the vessel the Salvage King en route Victoria to Liverpool, England.

Hampton, L.B.

M.V. Sea Lion fonds

  • CA MMB 985.29.2;L984.10.1
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1974

The fonds consists of the engine room logbooks of the MV Sea Lion (1969-1970, 1971, 1974).

Sea Lion (Ship)

M.V. Vanlene fonds

  • CA MMB L979.123;988.143.1
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1972

The fonds consists of telegrams of the MV Vanlene (1970-1971), mainly instructions from the master of the vessel, and ship's papers concerning Vancouver-Japan-Vancouver-Panama voyage, cargo holds, crew lists, accounts, etc.

Vanlene (Ship)

Sudbury II fonds

  • CA MMB 986.18.1-9
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

The fonds consists of the Chief Engineers log book for the Sudbury II (1975-1976).

Sudbury II (Ship)

Timothy Burt fonds

  • CA MMB L3665-66
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1961

The fonds consists of Burt's Seaman's record book and certificates, including certificates of discharge. Fonds includes menus from various U.K. oceanliners.

Burt, Timothy P.A., 1942-

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