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Cottle family collection : 1910

  • Fonds
  • Reprinted ca. 1996

Collection consists of a Cottle-Scholfied family history compiled by Bev Sherry, a funeral programme for Margaret Cottle and two photographs of the Cottle family (1910).

Cyprian Anthony fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1964

The fonds consists of a diary/account book that begins in 1918 and ends in 1924. Comments and penmanship practice is written in ink by Cyrpian's wife, Annie Anthony, and ends in 1964. A list of memorabilia includes births and deaths of family members on page two spanning 1882-1922.

Anthony, Cyprian

Arman, Tognini family collection

  • Fonds
  • 1888-[ca. 1930]

Collection consists of birth, marriage, naturalization and other certificates and papers for Steven Arman and Guiseppina Tognini. Some of the documents are in Italian.

Arman (family)

Beatrice Willgress fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926

Fonds consists of the graduation diploma of Beatrice Willgress. The diploma is signed by Pauline Rose (Director of Nursing), Drs. Drysdale, Ingham and McPhee and hospital directors Alexander Rowan and John Shaw. The photograph includes five unidentified women. Also includes an invitation to the commencement exercises addressed to Willgress' parents.

Willgress, Beatrice Hazel Irene

Belli-Bivar family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1966

The fonds, held in two boxes, consists of six series of material relating to personal records of Ethel Marie Louise Belli-Bivar, personal records of Captain R.B. Belli-Bivar, personal records of Roderic Gordon Belli-Bivar, personal records of Patricia Belli-Bivar, miscellaneous ephemera, and Ethel Belli-Bivar's collection of twenty-three watercolour paintings.

Belli-Bivar (family)

Branchflower family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1961

The fonds consists of correspondence, a school certificate, photographs, and family tree information related to the Mathewson family of Glasgow, Scotland.

Branchflower (family)

Addison family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1991, predominant [195-]

Fonds consists of family papers and memorabilia of the Addison family. Includes letters and cards sent for Jane Addison's one-hundredth birthday in 1988, certificates from various fraternal societies and service organizations, materials related to the Queen's 1953 Coronation, photographs predominantly related to George Addison's aldermanic duties. Also includes class lists and other materials related to the John Shaw School reunion organized by Audrey Curtis (nee Addison) in 1991.

Addison (family)

Charles Dick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1941-1954

The fonds consists of Dick's school records and memorabilia, including report cards (1941-1954), sports ribbons, high school annuals, programs, invitations, health record, photographs, stamp book, scrapbook, and clippings.

Dick, Charles

Larsen, Norris family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1951

Fonds consists of family papers and photographs of the Larsen, Norris and related families.

Larsen (family)

Lawless family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893

Fonds consists of letters to her parents in Nanaimo from Mary Preacher, an invoice for funeral expenses of Mary Preacher, and a grocery invoice.

Lawless (family)

Leighton family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [between 1890 and 1910]

Fonds consists of two photograph albums which document the William Leighton family's life. Includes images of the whaling station in Nanaimo, Samuel and Emily Gough, Emily Woodward, Frederick and Russ Leighton, Nanaimo Mandolin Club, the Free Press Building and assorted views of Nanaimo. Most of the photographs are unidentified.

Leighton (family)

Marcia Galloway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986-1999

Fonds consists of material created or collected by Marcia Galloway. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Photographs; 2) Correspondence and 3) Memorabilia.

Galloway, Marcia, 1918-

Marshall Bray fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-1902

The fonds consists of official commissions as government agent and police magistrate (1909); marriage certificates and childrens' report card and certificates; business correspondence concerning real estate (1892-1899); and letters of administration and estate administration papers for miners who died intestate in an explosion at the Wellington Mine in 1884, including John Lowry, Martin Lowry, Henry Arnold, Barney McGinnes, John Winders, and Domenico Ricono.

Bray, Marshall

Martha A. Kenny fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1847-1962, predominant 1930 -1962

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Martha A. Kenny, including correspondence; family photographs and documents, an autograph album (1886), booklet of favourite quotations, a diary, drafts and manuscripts of historical writings including "Notes on Early Days in Nanaimo", "Some of Nanaimo's Early Buildings" transcripts of Cornelius Bryant's journal and letters, numerous articles written by Beth Greenwood and a catalogue of her collection of Indian artifacts. Fonds also includes six scrapbooks, primarily of clippings of historical events but also including one of seaweed specimens and one of dried flowers.

Kenny, Martha A.

Mary and Violet Lane fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1949

Fonds consists of undated report cards and a 1923 high school entrance certificate for Mary Lane, Quennell School; domestic science notebooks of Violet Lane (primarily sewing notebooks); a program for the Nanaimo High School production of "The Mikado",1927; and a John Shaw High School Graduation Program 1949.

Lane, Mary

Mary Hardy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910, 1918, 1943

Fonds consists of a Canada Registration Board card for Mary Hardy (1913), a Victory Bond certificate of sale (1943) and a copy of an undated last will and testament of Peter Woodburn, Hardy's brother.

Hardy, Mary Westmoreland

Isobel Simard fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1996

Fonds consists of private records and school records kept by Isobel. Included are diaries of her father J.F. Moore (1895, 1905-1911), an account book and water rights application (1906), correspondence, original manuscripts, list of rural electors (1953, 1971), guest books for the museum, school programs and newsletters, school daybooks and teaching materials, and an album of school photographs.

Simard, Isobel

J.P. Planta fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1903

The fonds consists of Magistrate's records for 1889-1891, including depositions and inquest reports, records relating to the financial affairs of Martha O'Sullivan and J.B. Holmes (1886-1898), for whom Plant acted as agent, miscellaneous business papers (1887-1888), photographs, and four notebooks of spiritual, historical and other notes (ca. 1903).

Planta, Joseph Phrys, b. 1839

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

Haney family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1963

The fonds consists of correspondence, tax and assessment notices and receipts, financial records, certificates and ephemera of the Haney family, including records of R.J. Haney, Robert Verron Haney, Margaret Haney, Marjorie Haney Fulton, and R.J. Haney.

Haney (family)

Hayashi family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1946]

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Hayashi family, including scenes of Japanese-Canadian life in Vancouver, in New Denver, B.C., and in Schreiber, Ontario.

Hayashi (family)

Hayes family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-[ca. 1962]

The fonds consists of personal and business correspondence, bills, and receipts.

Hayes (family)

Helen Dawe collection

  • Fonds
  • ca. 1820-1996

The collection consists of documents, etc. concerning Sechelt and District's development and growth, residents' remembrances of early life on the Sunshine Coast and Helen Dawe's family history. The collection consists of 29 series and includes notes by Helen Dawe, correspondence, printed material, business records, government reports, Sechelt Council and other organisations' minutes and reports, photographs, maps, and plans, oral history tapes, slides and films, scrapbooks, books, newspapers, and local newspaper microfilms, artifacts and ephemera.

Donald Graham fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-2003 and [n.d.], predominant 1981-2002

The fonds consists of biographical information, writings, publications, minutes, memorandums, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, research notes, reviews, press releases, maps, slides, and photographs. The fonds consists of 8 series: Biographical and Writings; Point Atkinson; Subject Files; Keepers of the Light; Correspondence; Maps; Light Stations; and Photographs and Slides. The records have been organized according to either Grahams original filing system or to its overall contents.

Graham, Donald R.

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