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Napolean Peter Casorso fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1997, predominate 1922-1987

Fonds has been arranged into eight Series. Each series has been broken down by subject and filed chronologically, either by date or alphabetically. The fonds reflect the material kept and collected by Pete Casorso. The records date from 1885 - 1997, but are predominantly from 1922 - 1987, the year after his death. The fonds focuses on the business and financial records kept by Pete Casorso. The files represent his business interests whether it is Mountview Sawmills Ltd. Pioneer Ranch, Casorso Brothers Ltd. and the many properties he owned or co-owned, mining interests (especially Lexington Mines Ltd. and Notre Dames Des Mines). Also included are records relating to insurance and legal indentures, personal records such as correspondence. Many of the records are handwritten and offer a glimpse into the life and times of Pete Casorso, Kelowna pioneer, farmer and businessman. on contents. Fonds has been arranged into 8 series: They include 1) Financial: Bank Statements, Securities, and Income Tax, 1885-1986; 2) Real Estate: sorted by Lot number, 1930-1987; 3) Correspondence: general 1912-1979; 4) Business Records: general, Mountview Sawmills Ltd., Farm Management, Pioneer Ranch, Mining including: Lexington Mines Ltd., Notre Dames Des Mines Ltd. 1907-1987; 5) Legal: Wills, Patent, Indentures 1922-1987; 6) Insurance: Property, Life and Automobile 1926-1981; 7) Personal: Correspondence and Family History, note: some restrictions 1926-1983; 8) Ephemera: Fruit and Vegetable industry, mining, miscellaneous 1919-1982.

Casorso, Napolean Peter, 1888-1987

Wally West fonds

  • CA FFG P993.11.1 to P993.11.4
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1925, 1946-1991

The fonds consists of documentation of the commercial, industrial, educational and social developments within the region and outlying areas, including the City of Prince George, British Columbia. Many of the images were taken "on spec" for the use in the Prince George Citizen Newspaper. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1. General, 1946-1991; 2. Simonson, 1910-1925; 3. Pulp Mill, 1964-1969, 1974-1975; 4. Schools, 1946-1960.

West, Wally

William and Mary Cartwright fonds : 1869-1904

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1991]

The fonds consists of a volume in which are recorded the accounts (1872-1904) of William Cartwright and the personal diary of daily activities (1882-1883) of Mary Cartwright. Volume also includes some poems and recipes. The original use of the volume appears to be the 1869 accounts of a general store, possibly the Horne Store. The accounts record many purchases by Chinese and Indians. Newsclippings (1913-1941) have been pasted over parts of the early 1869 accounts.

Cartwright, William

William Hoffer fonds

  • CA SFL MsC 90
  • Fonds
  • 1893, 1967-1993, predominant 1980-1993

Fonds consists of records reflecting Hoffer`s bookselling and publishing activities during the 1980s. Records include correspondence, fiscal files, client files, journals, book catalogues, galleys, proofsheets, criticical pieces, articles, and review. The fonds is composed of the following series: Series 1. Correspondence, Series 2. Publication files, Series 3. Business files, Series 4, Miscellaneous.

Hoffer, William

Union Brewery Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892-1900

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Directors meetings.

Union Brewery Company

United Farmers Limited fonds

  • CA MRM A.80.1
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1929

The fonds consists of a shareholders ledger which contains details of the company's liquidation.

United Farmers (Port Haney, B.C.)

Trail Rink Company fonds

  • CA TCA 1977-11;1977-12
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1952

The fonds consists of minutes (1934-1952), financial statements, directors' reports, notices of annual meetings, and a membership list of the 1937-1938 curling club. Fonds includes financial statements of the Trail Curling Club (1934-1949).

Trail Rink Company

UBC Press fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 2002

The fonds consists of correspondence with both published and prospective authors, other university presses, distributors, agents and departmental staff, reviews and newspaper clippings pertaining to published material; minutes of meetings, and reports of financial standing; grant applications, and program and award descriptions. The fonds has been divided into the following series and sub-series: Correspondence (comprised of the following sub-series: Bill C.Y. Li; Jane C. Fredeman and Tony Blicq); Financial; Committees; Grants, Awards, and Programs; Administration and Organization; Other Publishers, Agents and Distributors; Published Works; and Reviews.

University of British Columbia Press

Bayliff family fonds : 1845-1968

  • CA BCA MS-1692; 198210-002
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1981]

The fonds consists of correspondence, ranch diaries (Chilancoh Ranch), business records and personal records including diaries kept by T.L. Bayliff, G.T.L Bayliff and Hugh Peel Lane Bayliff.

Bayliff (family)

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

Newgate Customs House fonds

  • CA FTST MS 44
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1938

Fonds consists of textual records of the Newgate Customs House from 1913-1938. Includes a register of power of attorney and a personnel record.

Canada. Newgate Customs House

P.J. Moran fonds

  • CA FFG 980.30;981.5;981.44;988.16
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1969

The fonds consists of Moran's records as magistrate and police records. Fonds includes records of the Connaught Hotel, registers, account books, and correspondence.

Moran, P.J.

Port Hammond Board of Trade fonds

  • CA MRM A.85.3.1.6
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1928

The fonds consists of minutes of the Port Hammond and District Improvement Association and the Port Hammond Board of Trade.

Port Hammond Board of Trade

Progress Studios fonds

  • CA TCA 1977-63
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1939

The fonds consists of correspondence, statements of account, receipt books, bills, business licence, agreements and reference material (including advertising brochures) and ephemera.

Progress Studios

Purity Bakery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1941

The fonds consists of a bank account book (1935-1941).

Purity Bakery

Salmon Arm and District Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1980

The fonds consists of minutes (1909-1928), correspondence (1931-1951), a membership list, promotional material, an invitation, and a certificate awarded for Men's Best Costume at the Old Timers' Ball in 1980.

Salmon Arm and District Chamber of Commerce

Salmon Arm General Store fonds

  • CA KMA 0.2568
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1896

The fonds consists of ledgers and financial records of the Salmon Arm General Store and of its proprietress, Annie Bunyan.

Salmon Arm General Store

Sono Nis Press fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1976-1993

The majority of the records of Sono Nis Press from 1968 to 1976 are at the National Library of Canada under the J. Michael Yates fonds. Since Sono Nis was taken over by Morriss Printing in 1976, all archival records have been retained. Current records (approximately 1989 to 1993) include editorial files, production files, association files, awards and promotions information, and financial records. The archival records (1976 to approximately 1988) include financial records, editorial files, production files, and correspondence. All art work, design work, and printing plates for every book have been retained in the fonds along with two copies of each book published by Sono Nis Press.

Sono Nis Press

Steele House fonds

  • CA FTST MS 13
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1897

The fonds consists of the financial records of Steele House from 1894-1897. Includes charges for room and board plus charges for stabling of animals.

Steele House

Cowell & Wallinger fonds

  • CA FTST MS 45
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1900

Fonds consists of a ledger recording individual East Kootenay assays from 1895-1900.

Cowell & Wallinger (Firm)

Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1985

The fonds consists of photographs of the Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation and its predecessor, Garibaldi Lifts Ltd., depicting the development of the ski resort of Whistler including people, facilities, events, and scenes of the Whistler area. Fonds includes aerial photographs and photographs of construction of various facilities.

Whistler Mountain Ski Corporation

William B. Bailey and Company fonds

  • CA KMA 63.110
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1924

The fonds consists of daybook, journal and waybills of the company.

William B. Bailey and Company

William James Turnbull fonds

  • CA WVAN 068
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1961

The fonds consists of records relating to the personal and professional life of William James Turnbull, owner and operator of the West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited. The material consists of newspaper clippings, legal agreements, correspondence, patent documents, promotional material, photographs, postcards, technical drawings, name tag, and patent number labels.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Personal life
Series 2: West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited
Series 3: Indoor curling game and company

Turnbull, William James

William T. Rutherford fonds

  • CA EMA V986.4;V986.9;986.14;986.18;987.6
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1922]-1966

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenes of Esquimalt and the Thoburn Garage. Fonds includes a certificate and ephemera.

Rutherford, William T.

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