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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.

Robert Carruthers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-1968, 1996

Fonds consists of three plans indicating the workings of the Louden-Wakelem slopes and Carruthers slopes of Wellington #9 mine from 1949 until 1964. The latest is incomplete but does include a manuscript schematic drawing of Nanaimo mine locations. Copies of Mr. Carruthers miner's certificates, copies of newspaper articles written about Mr. Carruthers upon his retirement and his textbooks on mining are also included. A number of these are from the International Correspondence School (ICS). Also included are two Special Rules booklets that outline the rules and regulations of Western Fuel Company mines in Nanaimo and descriptions of various mine jobs (shotlighter, bratticemen, loaders etc.).

Carruthers, Robert, b. 1899

Shuswap Nuclear Study Action Group fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1979-1985

The fonds consists of newsletters, correspondence, petition, newspaper clippings and the Secretary Jane Petchs logs. Unfortunately, the fonds contains only one set of minutes dated January, 1981.

Shuswap Nuclear Study Action Group

Wellington Colliery Company Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1910

Fonds consists of records related to the Wellington Colliery Company's operations at the Comox Mines, Cumberland. Fonds is arranged in two series 1) Accounts and 2) Invoices.

Wellington Colliery Company

William (Bill) Drummond Loudon fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880] -[ca. 1980]

Fonds consists of records related to the Loudon family, the Loudon mine, and properties in the Wellington area. The fonds is arranged in series as follows: 1) Photographs; 2) Maps; 3) Loudon mine records; and 4) Personal papers.

Loudon, William Drummond

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.

Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-1899

Fonds consists of records which document the operations of the Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company in the Nanaimo area. Photocopied materials predominate but the fonds also includes some original records. The fonds is arranged in three series 1) Administrative records; 2) Journals and 3) Financial records.

Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company

Al Addison fonds: 1912-1969

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1969]

Fonds consists of reproduced maps and reports, annotated by Addison, related to the Blue Flame Mine. Includes a copy of a portion of the G.H. Clapp report on gas formations in the Nanaimo Basin (1912), a copy of the Wilkinson report of Morden Mine and area (1920), a copy of a drilling report of the Big Flame Mine, and copies of sketches Addison made in 1969 of the stratigraphy in the area around the Blue Flame Mine.

Addison, Al

Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1958

The fonds consists of correspondence (1912-1931), interim statements (1936-1953) and cost statements (1958) of the Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. Fonds includes an early letterbook (with financial statements) of the MacLaren Ross Lumber Company and the Buckingham Pulp Company. Fonds also includes records of timber returns, timber cruises, and estimates of the Columbia River Lumber Company Ltd.

Canadian Western Lumber Company

Kootenay Lake Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1991

The collection consists of forestry, geological, mining, mineral claim, road and railway maps, and architectural drawings of various sites and structures in the Kaslo-Ainsworth areas, including the S.S. Moyie. Collection includes mine site and townsite plans for Kaslo and area.

MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. Alberni Plywoods Division fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942-1991

The fonds consists of records created by MacMillan Bloedel Alberni Plywoods Division and its predecessor bodies, including MacMillan, Bloedel and Powell River Ltd. Alberni Plywoods Division, MacMillan and Bloedel Ltd. Alberni Plywoods Division, and Alberni Plywoods Ltd. Records include balance sheets, statements of account, Receivables and Payables, Special maintenance records, Taylor fire, and supplier catalogues.

MacMillan Bloedel. Alberni Plywoods Division

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

Francis John fonds

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 2000 (originally created 1916)

Fonds consists of a certificate of competency for mine rescue work (1916) and a certificate of competency for 2nd class (1916), which allowed Francis John to work as an Overman in British Columbia under the provisions of the Coal Mines Regulations Act.

John, Francis

Salmon Arm Farmers' Exchange fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1967

The fonds is divided into 175 series and consists of correspondence, minutes, resolutions, bond and share certificates, financial and operation reports, leases, contracts, employment records, licenses, ledgers, blueprints, photographs and one map.

Salmon Arm Farmers' Exchange

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.

St. Ann's Hospital (Douglas, Alaska) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1920

The fonds consists of historical information (French and English), general information, local council minutes, local house visitations, accounts, comptes-rendus, register of receipts and expenses Treadwell Mining agreement 1898.

St. Ann's Hospital (Douglas, Alaska)

Port Moody Station Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1994

The collection consists of photographs depicting people, events, industry (including sawmills and oil refineries), and the built and natural environment of Port Moody, Coquitlam, Ioco, and surrounding area. Many of the photographs in the collection were originally collected by the Coquitlam Historical Society, which disbanded ca. 1971.

S.A.F.E. Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1972

The fonds consists of S.A.F.E. minutes, share certificates, reports and reference material. The fonds also includes minutes and reports of the Salmon Arm Farmers' Exchange.

S.A.F.E. Ltd.

Walter Anchikoski fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1955

Fonds consists of one typed manuscript (45 pages) written by Walter Anchikoski describing the various logging camps, logging practices, people and places where he worked. It includes excellent descriptions of the places where he worked and the logging practices of the 1950s.

Anchikoski, Walter, 1929-

William B. Smith fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1985-1986

Fonds consists of photographs of Wolf Mountain Mine including images of the underground workings, miners, heavy duty equipment, tools and surface views. Also includes an underground workings map.

Smith, William, B., 1954-

William Roper collection

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1916

Collection consists of one certificate of competency, 2nd Class, Overman; one certificate of competency, mine rescue work and one certificate of competency, Draeger Oxygen Apparatus (Western Fuel Corporation, Nanaimo).

Hudson's Bay Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1858

Fonds consists of correspondence (1852); daybooks (1852-1854, 1857-58); a letterbook (1852-53); 24 indentures (1854), and the Nanaimo memoranda (1855-57).

Hudson's Bay Company

Enderby and District Museum oral history collection

  • Fonds
  • 1986-1993

The collection consists of interviews with long-time residents of the Enderby area and speeches relating to local history and, in particular, the history of logging in the region.

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