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Lawson family fonds

  • CA WVAN 006
  • Fonds
  • [1880-1990]

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by the Lawson family and extended family members. Records include personal correspondence, photographs, journals, school records, and art work, as well as financial and business records pertaining to family businesses, investments and community involvement.

The fonds is arranged into the following sous-fonds and series:
Series 1: Photographs and postcards
Sous-fonds 1: John Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 2: Gertrude Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 3: Christina Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 4: Duncan Lawson sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 5: Harte family sous-fonds
Sous-fonds 6: Elizabeth Lawson sous-fonds

Lawson (family)

Lew Patrick fonds

  • CA RRM A1994-04
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1911

The fonds consists of photographs of CPR workers and engines and a letter of commendation (1911).

Patrick, Lew

John J. Porter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1891

Fonds consists of 1 bound volume comprising the personal diary of John J. Porter, a labourer for the Canadian Pacific Railway, working largely between Field and Revelstoke.

Porter, John J.

John Leask fonds : 1886

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 40
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1971]

The fonds consists of Leask's diary.

Leask, John

Kamloops Railway Museum Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1985

The fonds consists of minutes, statements of accounts, financial ledgers, correspondence, membership lists, banking records, promotional material, and reference files pertaining to the activities of the Kamloops Railway Museum Society, and a collection of archival material and reference material (including published items) acquired by the society, including records of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway and of railway workers' unions. Fonds includes photographs collected by the museum society of trains and railway equipment and of scenes of railroad activity in the Kamloops area.

Kamloops Railway Museum Society

Oliver and District Heritage Society photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1992

The collection consists of 1887 to 1992 photographs of Oliver and area, including the two former gold mining towns of Camp McKinney and Fairview These images depict schools and classes, social and sporting activities, rodeos, parades, picnics, dances, ranches, logging, mining, irrigation system and workers of the Southern Okanagan Lands Project, fruit industry, tobacco growing, the Canadian Pacific Railway trains and station, local scenes, and early residents and buildings.

Malcolm McLeod fonds

  • CA BCA MS-1249
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1899

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts and notes relating to the Puget's Sound Agricultural Company, the North West Territories and the selection of a route for the Canadian Pacific Railway.

McLeod, Malcolm

Marcus Smith fonds : 1815-1903

  • CA BCA MS-0748;MS-1496
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1969]

The fonds consists of a family register and diary, records (including diaries) relating to Canadian Pacific Railway exploration and construction, a letter book, various memoranda, diary extracts and biographical notes.

Smith, Marcus

Reginald Tomlinson fonds

  • CA BCA MS-0946;97811-14
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1910, 1949

The fonds consists of builders specifications (1949) for the SS Princess Marguerite, a description of Princess fleet vessels of the Canadian Pacific Railway, timetables and photographs of Reginald Tomlinson.

Tomlinson, Reginald

Thomas O. Kilpatrick fonds : 1893-1965

  • CA BCA MS-0323
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1973]

The fonds consists of appointments, correspondence, subject files and a diary.

Kilpatrick, Thomas O., d. 1939

Edouard Deville fonds

  • CA BCA 98604-11
  • Fonds
  • 1886

The fonds consists of albumen prints of the CPR line from Port Arthur to Victoria.

Deville, Edouard

George A. Keefer fonds

  • CA BCA E/C/K24
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1884

The fonds consists of copies of outward telegrams of George A. Keefer pertaining to progress reports on railway construction.

Keefer, George A.

George Hargreaves fonds

  • CA BCA MS-0443;MS-2533
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1878

The fonds consists of George Hargreaves' diary, survey notes relating to work for the Canadian Pacific Railway, and a "sketch" sent to friends in England.

Hargreaves, George, d. 1910

Harris family fonds

  • CA BCA MS-2789;E/B/H242;E/B/H24;E/D/H24;19009-007;98206-90
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1913

The fonds consists of correspondence of the Harris family, principally that of Martha and Dennis Harris, memoirs, journals, business records of Dennis Harris and family memorabilia. Fonds includes records relating to Sir James Douglas and the diary of Martha Harris (with annotations by Douglas). Fonds also includes a survey book of Dennis Harris for a CPR survey at an undetermined location.

Harris (family)

A.I. McLean fonds

  • CA BCA E/C/M22
  • Fonds
  • 1877

The fonds consists of McLean's survey book for a survey near Edmonton.

McLean, A.I.

Andrew J. Onderdonk fonds

  • CA BCA 98401-6
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1881]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Pacific Section, including views of landscapes, tunnels, structures, and portraits of the Onderdonk family, business associates, and friends.

Onderdonk, Andrew J.

Daniel Wishart Mainguy fonds

  • CA BCA MS-2057
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1884

The fonds consists of journals describing Daniel Mainguy's travels, his life at Chemainus and his work on the Canadian Pacific Railway. [Also available on microfilm.]

Mainguy, Daniel Wishart

Sir George Bury fonds : 1917-1965

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 979
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1987]

The fonds consists of correspondence, articles written by Bury, and photographs by Bury pertaining to the Russian Revlution.

Bury, George, Sir

W.A. Wood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1887

The fonds consists of correspondence sent and received by W.A. Wood with Henry MacLeod and J.M. Trutch while directing work on the B.C. Section of the Canadian Pacific Rail line.

Wood, W.A.

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