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William Rose fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1861-1968

Fonds consists of materials documenting the life and career of William Rose, and includes correspondence (1905-1967), diaries (1895-1939), drafts of manuscripts, articles, translations, poetry, lecture notes, published materials (including clippings), offprints, and photographs. Among these are several pieces written under his pseudonym Jan Rozycki. The records are arranged in the following series: Correspondence, Published Works, Reports, Notes, Notebooks, Diaries, Manuscripts, Translations, Reviews, Publications About Rose, Works by Others, Rose Family Records, and Photographs.

Rose, William John

Pollák, Deneberger, Kiss family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA034
  • Fonds
  • 1900–[after 1990]

Fonds is comprised of correspondence, family records and photographs created and/or kept by members of the Pollák, Deneberger and Kiss family, a Jewish family living in Tápiószele, Hungary during the Second World War. Records document the family's separation, internment, hiding and well as pre- and post-war activities.

Pollák, Deneberger, Kiss family

Dr. Serge Vanry fonds

  • CA VHEC RA035
  • Fonds
  • 1940–1946; 2018

Fonds is comprised of photographs, certificates, identity and repatriation cards, correspondence and photocopies of administrative records. Records pertain to the experiences of the Vanry family during the Holocaust in France. Fonds also includes photographs and a speech created as a result of Serge Vanry’s participation in a ceremony honouring his rescuers, René and Marguerite Poignard of Neuvy-en-Sullias, held in France in 2018.

Fonds is arranged into the following two series: Family records ([1942 or 1943]–1945, 2018) and Photographs (1940–[circa 1945]; 2018).

Vanry, Serge

Hollander family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA042
  • Fonds
  • [192-]–2009

Fonds is comprised of family photographs, correspondence to Ruth and Leopold Hollander from relatives living in the Warsaw ghetto, travel and identification documents, research, testimony and other materials pertaining to the history of the Hollander family as Jewish refugees who fled Poland as a result of antisemitic persecution, laboured in a Siberian camp and immigrated to Africa and Canada.

Fonds has been arranged into the following four series: Photographs [192-]–[193-], Correspondence from the Warsaw ghetto (1940–1941), Travel and identification documents (1947–1978) and Family history records ([198-]–2019).

Hollander, Arthur

Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association fonds

  • CA SFU F-192
  • Fonds
  • 1895 - 1998

Fonds consists of records relating to the organization and activities of the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association, particularly District No. 16 (British Columbia), and several of its subordinate camps, including Glamis Camp No. 210, Glengarry Camp No. 212, Lord Tweedsmuir Camp No. 209, Murray Camp No. 215, and Royal Scot Camp No. 172. Activities, events, and topics documented include the rules, rituals, and organization of the Association; the founding and development of some of the subordinate camps; meetings, activities, events, finances, and membership of District No. 16, its subordinate camps and, to a lesser degree, the Grand Camp; and correspondence and interaction among subordinate camps, as well as between subordinate camps, District No. 16, and the Grand Camp.

Records include minutes, minute books, and related papers; financial ledgers, cash books, financial statements, and financial reports; record books and note books; correspondence, reports, newsletters, and directories; constitutions and bylaws; lists; and programmes and promotional material.

Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association

Hari Sharma fonds

  • CA SFU F-251
  • Fonds
  • 1949 - 2010

Fonds consists of records relating to the personal, political, and academic life of Hari P. Sharma. Activities, topics, and events documented include community activism for human rights and social justice of minorities and underrepresented groups; academic conference attendance and presentations; Sharma's research, writing, photography, and publications; his social life and relationships; and his death and memorial.

Sharma, Hari

Alan P. Allsebrook collection

  • CA JCN 95/143
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1947-1960]

Collection consists of 2 series. The first series includes photographs of Allsebrooks Japanese Canadian friends, and the second series consists of correspondence.

Graham Everett historical reference collection

  • CA LMA MS 18
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1984

The collection consists of textual, cartographic and graphic records resulting from the historical research of Graham Everett. Includes a copy of the Colonial Settlers Records from 1852-1871, copied from the B.C. Archives; sketches from Harper's Weekly, the London Illustrated News and the Illustrated B.C. News (1858-1888), newspaper articles dealing with Chinese history; copied maps and diagrams of Lytton and area; 162 photographs (1858-1984) including local natives, Alphonse Hautier, Globe Hotel, Indian placer mines, St. George's Indian Residential School, and railroad scenes. There is also one copy of the first newspaper published in Victoria in the Chinese language, 1858, one locally hand-done native poster, and Boy Scouts of Canada charter for St. George's Indian Residential School.

Grindrod Ukrainian Cemetery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928

Fonds consists of one Certificate of Indefeasible Title (October 12, 1928), an indenture between Catherine Marie Carlin and the trustees (August 31, 1928) defining the rights and duties of the trustees of the property, and one plan of the property surveyed by William Hallam (April, 1928).

Grindrod Ukrainian Cemetery

Carnation Creek Community History Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR364
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2001

The fonds consists of the following series: Reports, 1999-2001; Field notes of interview with Angie Joe, 1999; Transcripts of interviews with First Nations, 1998-1999, including: Robert Dennis, Tom Happynook, Tom and Liz Happynook, Herb Joe, Tom Joe, Spencer Peters, Willie Sport; Transcripts of interviews with scientific researchers, 1999-2000, including: Gordon Hartman, Eugene Hetherington, Dick Leahy, Dave Narver, Charlie Scrivener, and Peter Tschaplinski.

Carnation Creek Community History Project

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR030
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1979

The fonds consists of lists of death and burial records of Chinese persons in Victoria, BC, 1902-1923; Chinese deceased in Canada, 1937; leave permits issued to the Chinese Hospital in Vancouver, Victoria, and other areas of B.C., 1908-1909; donation and fundraising records, subscription booklets, records of income and expenditures, receipts, Free Miners Certificates, national bonds, 1884-1912; population data; correspondence from the Commander in Shanghai, 1932; minutes of the Chinese Public School; correspondence regarding donations for victims of famines, droughts, and floods in China, and booklets recording donations; records of the Chinese Hospital, including report books on patients, doctor order books and consultation forms, 1956-1976.

The death and burial records series, 1902-1923 consists of: medical certificates of death for Chinese persons in Victoria, BC; and burial permits for Chinese persons in Victoria, BC, including permits issued by the Chinese Benevolent Cemetery Company.

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Victoria, B.C.)

Chu Yet Quai fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925, 1945-1946

The fonds consists of poll-tax receipt from Campbell River (1925), a liquor purchase permit and records (1945), and a medical identification card from Nanaimo for 1946, relating to medical benefits.

Chu, Yet Quai

George Wilson fonds

  • CA AHM 1981-1-21-46
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1978

The fonds consists of photographs of Doukhobors in the Agassiz area and of the Mountain Prison in Agassiz.

Wilson, George

Eng Wing fonds

  • CA KMA 87.1
  • Fonds
  • 1945-1951

The fonds consists of financial and tax records and correspondence of Eng Wing and an accounts ledger, receipts, and banking records of Wing Investments Ltd.

Wing, Eng, b. 1885

Mananobu Kawahira fonds

  • CA JCN 94/82
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1954

Fonds consists of 11 series relating to Masanobu Kawahira's incarceration in the Angler, Ontario prisoner of war camp. Materials include notes, notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts, stationery, postcards, a map, a photograph, a pencil and a handcrafted medal.

Kawahira, Masanobu

Masao Yoshitake fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1946

The fonds consists of Yoshitake's photographs primarily depicting life in road camps and internment camps in the interior of B.C.

Yoshitake, Masao

Kootenay Lake Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1891]-1993

The collection consists of photographs of people, events, industries and the built and natural environment of Kaslo and area, including transportation, mining, logging, fruit growing, and the Japanese internment. Collection incorporates the SS Moyie photograph collection earlier accumulated by the Kootenay Lake Historical Society.

June and Dick Leahy fonds: 1960

  • Fonds
  • [Reprinted 2001]

Fonds consists of images of the 1960 fire that razed most of Chinatown. June Leahy, who took all the colour slides, used one of the earliest SLR Pentax cameras while Bill Leahy, who took most of the black and white photographs, used a Leica camera. The photographs of the day after the fire were taken by June. The Leahys were friends with RCMP Staff Sergeant Earle Sarsiat who notified Bill Leahy of the fire; the Leahys were on site soon after the fire was reported.

Leahy, June, 1917-

Kin Lee Jung fonds: 1930-1994

  • Fonds
  • [Reprinted 199-]

The fonds consists predominantly of reprinted images of photographs taken in the 1930s and 1940s. Subjects include the Civic Arena, May Day Parade, Roller Rink, locomotives, Central Sports Grounds and Jung at various activities.

Jung, Kin Lee

Japanese Canadian Citizens Association B.C. Division fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-55;1994-56;1994-57;1994-58
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1948-1955]

The fonds consists of records of the Vancouver chapter of the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association, including correspondence (1952-1955), financial records (1947-1949), minutes (1948-1955), constitution (1951), and reference material (1954-1956). Fonds also includes some records of the Greenwood Chapter (1948), the Kelowna Chapter (1952), as well as minutes of the Provincial Convention (1948).

Japanese Canadian Citizens Association. B.C. Division

Salmon Arm Old Time Dance Club fonds

  • CA SAM MS 65
  • Fonds
  • 1921

The fonds is divided into ten series and consists of membership lists, executive committee minutes, rules and regulations, dance committee rotas, cash books, correspondence and a written history.

Salmon Arm Old Time Dance Club fonds

Takashi Komiyama fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-1959

Fonds consists of three record series: Church-related records (1938-1946); Reference materials (1942-1963); and Community advisor records (1944). Record types include reports, lectures, clippings, and memorabilia, primarily concerning the treatment of Japanese Canadians during World War II.

Komiyama, Takashi

Wong family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1948

The fonds consists of declaration of partnership (1912), certificates of registration of family members (1913-1948), cancelled cheques (1929-1930), the last will and testament of Wong Kee Soon (1939), photographs and postcard, insurance documents (1940-1941), and receipts and woy contracts in Chinese.

Wong (family)

Spanish Development Society fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 1
  • Fonds
  • [1953], 1974-2006

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Spanish Development Society. Includes history, constitution, minutes, correspondence, financial records, reports, press releases,
lists, presentations, scrapbooks/photographs, clippings, graphic material, and ephemera.

Spanish Development Society

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