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Wilfred Nicholson fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of 46 manuscripts on aspects of the social history and personalities of Nanaimo.

Nicholson, Wilfred, 1908-

Wynndel Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, cashbooks, accounts, correspondence, publicity files, reports, reference files, and scrapbooks.

Wynndel Women's Institute

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.

Grindrod Farmers Hall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-1970

Fonds consists the Grindrod Farmers Hall minutes, membership lists, shareholderlists, annual reports, financial receipts, and correspondence.Of note is the particulars of incorporation, found as a notation in the 1951 account ledger, a list of directors and shareholders plus their occupations, found in the annual general meeting minute book, and list of shareholders found in the 1931 correspondence. It also includes records of affiliated Grindrod organizations, including minutes, membership lists and receipts of the badminton club and basketball club, plus correspondence and receipts of the Grindrod Women's Institute.

Grindrod Farmers Hall

Paula Overhill fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1959-1968

Fonds consists of 32 1-inch colour slides depicting local businesses, events and scenery.

Overhill, Paula

Philip Timms fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1937

The fonds consists of Timms' photographs of Vancouver and other locations in B.C. depicting individuals and families, scenes and panoramas, businesses, buildings, streets, churches, and various modes of transportation.

Timms, Philip Thomas

Revelstoke Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880-ca. 1980]

The collection consists of photographs of Revelstoke area (including Rogers Pass, Big Bend, Glacier, Arrowhead, Three Valley, and the Upper Arrow Lakes) depicting industry, forestry, transportation networks, sports and recreation, community events, individuals, and organizations.

Richard Toynbee photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1960]

The collection consists of photographs collected from pioneer families on Salt Spring Island to be used in the book "Snapshots of Early Salt Spring Island and Other Favoured Islands", published in 1978.

St. Stephens Presbyterian Church (Creston, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1980

The fonds consists of baptism and communion records (1910-1980), marriage register (1921-1952), annual report (1910), and banking records.

St. Stephens Presbyterian Church (Creston, B.C.)

Smythe family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-[ca. 1929]

The fonds consists of photographs of industry, community groups, sports teams, buildings and individuals in Revelstoke and area. The fonds includes photographs of the Smythe family.

Smythe (family)

Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (Nanaimo) fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930]

Fonds consists of a volume that provides introductory information for new initiates to the Order. The volume includes signatures of the lodge's officers including Tom Dobie, Don Lindsay, Jack Docherty and Gordon Beard. Other signatures are illegible.

Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes. Nanaimo Lodge

Summerland Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1985

The fonds consists of minutes, membership lists, and reference material relating to the history of the Institute and the history of Summerland.

Summerland Women's Institute

W. Earle Dickey fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1888]-1977, predominant 1930-1977

The fonds consists of three series: correspondence (12 files), research notes and drafts (41 files), photography (4 files). The material relates to Revelstoke and district, including Columbia River and Upper Arrow Lake.

Dickey, William Earle

Trail City Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1990

The collection consists of photographs of individuals, families, social and community events, industries and natural resources of Trail and environs along with panoramic and aerial views of the city and area.

Deep Creek Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1964

The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws, membership lists, cashbook, minutes, financial records, receipt books and handbook.

Deep Creek Women's Institute

Broadview Social Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1970

The fonds consists of minutes and financial statements.

Broadview Social Club

Annabel Yates collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1940]

Collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by Annabel Yates, of Nanaimo people and places, and a mimeographed booklet titled "The History of Nanaimo 1852 to 1939". The booklet, compiled by members of Division One, Brechin Superior School, under the supervision of a teacher D.E. Brecenridge, contains illustrated historical articles with hand-drawn advertisements for local businesses.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Eureka Lodge No. 50 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1905-2004

The fonds consists of records kept by members of the fraternal society. Included are minutes, membership applications, member and visitor registers, correspondence, receipt books and catalogues. Also included is a laser copy of the charter and the original constitution published by 'Enderby Progress' press.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Eureka Lodge No. 50 (Enderby, B.C.)

James Andrew Gunn fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1968

The fonds consists of personal and family records including correspondence, certificates, reports, legal records, financial records, travel records, poetry, clippings, and photographs. Fonds includes records relating to Gunn's career in the B.C. Provincial Police and with various private companies. The fonds includes records pertaining to a variety of service clubs and community groups in which Gunn was active, including the Native Sons of B.C., New Westminster Post No. 4, the Royal Arch Masons of B.C. (New Westminster and Mission), the Royal "Y" Service Club (New Westminster), BPO Elks Mission Lodge No. 30, Mission and District Boy Scouts Association, the Mission Basketball Club, the Salvation Army (Mission District Committee), the Mission City Volunteer Fire Brigade, Mission City and District Lions Club, the Mission City Soap Box Derby, and the Rotary Club of Mission City No. 6147.

Gunn, James Andrew

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