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Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum oral history collection

  • Fonds
  • [199-?]

The collection consists of oral history tapes relating to Prince George, British Columbia. The historical topics are of pioneer lifestyles and experiences; forestry; immigration; and, personal experiences of community growth in Prince George, British Columbia. The collection is arranged in the following series: 1. Pioneer Lifestyle/Experiences; 2. Multi Cultures/Immigration; 3. Industrial/Commercial Services; 4. Prince George History; and, 5. General History.

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.

W.E. Darwell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1836-1908

The fonds consists of records related to William E. Darwells maritime career with the Royal Navy until his retirement and includes maritime service records; his hand-written logbook while serving on the H.M.S. Ganges in Esquimalt (1859-1861); and newspaper clippings and records related to the collision of the H.M.S. Tyne while under Darwells command. Also included is correspondence with family and friends; naval crests from various ship stationary; memorial dinner menus and postcards; and photographs (1 framed) of Darwell.

Darwell, W.E.

William Carl Tyack collection

  • Fonds
  • [1935-1961]

Collection consists of textual and graphic materials related to the life and work of W. Carl Tyack, a member of the RCMP who supplied the St. Roch. The album depicts Tyack's personal and professional life. Accession also contains Tyack's obituary and 6 photos taken of the St. Roch by a member of the expedition from Weyburn, SK and may have been processed by Tyack.

Trevor C. Goodall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1976

The fonds consists of Trevor Goodall's diaries (1927-1976) describing weather, chores and activities, and the work and activities of others.

Goodall, Trevor C., 1904-

Parker Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-[193-]

Fonds consists predominantly of the political papers of Parker Williams and also includes some personal records. Includes correspondence, notebooks, sketchbook, publications, and financial records. Fonds is arranged in three series 1) Political papers; 2) Personal papers and 3) Publications.

Williams, Parker

W. Arthur Thompson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1916

The fonds consists of diaries (1910-1916) describing weather, events, and personal activities. The later diaries document Thompson's life on active service in World War I in Canada, England, and France.

Thompson, W. Arthur

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 McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

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).

Nanaimo Centennial (1966, 1967) Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964, 1966-1967

Fonds consists of correspondence, guest register inc. photographs, accounts, list of events and Pioneer Medallion Application forms. The applications provide considerable genealogical information.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Centennial (1966, 1967) Committee

Nancollas, Miller family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1970

The fonds consists of seven series consisting of personal correspondence, family photographs, Jennie Miller's school records and memorabilia of Victor's years in public office and Jennie's community activities. The contents of the "Nancollas, Miller family fonds" attest to many years of service given to the community of Salmon Arm by Victor Nancollas and his wife Jennie Miller.

Nancollas (family)

Mabel V. Beattie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1953

Fonds consists of Mabel Beattie's journal (1904) with notes for lesson plans and notes from a summer session of Normal School, correspondence to family and a former student (1907, 1948), an article describing forty years in Enderby schools (1953), 2 certificates (1914, 1922) and a calling card.

Beattie, Mabel V.

McGuire family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1979

The fonds consists of diaries, notebooks, account books, a deed, funeral notices, a newspaper clipping, a summary of Mrs. Sarah Agnes McGuire's estate and a letter of correspondence.

McGuire (family)

McLay family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1928

The fonds consists of family papers, including marriage and birth certificates and photographs, and records of Thomas McLay relating to his tugboat business, including a 1920 log and account book and letters of reference and qualifications.

McLay (family)

Norman Sydney Richards family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1930

The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, business papers relating to the poultry operation, Hillcrest Poultry Farms.

Richards (family)

Norris family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1961

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, and ephemera.

Norris (family)

Henry H. McFarlane fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1914

The fonds consists of patents from several countries for an envelope and rail track (1913-1914); a collection of handwritten lyrics, some with music; a letter concerning a published lyric; and, a crayon sketch.

McFarlane, Henry H.

Henry Harland fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1889-1892

Fonds includes the probate records of Henry Harland, including affidavits by John Harland, Oliver Harvey, and A.L. Fortune, certificates, results of the distribution, and invoices. It also includes the probate records of Thomas Harland, Henry's brother, who died intestate in Enderby, March 28, 1891 while assisting in winding up his brother's estate. Of special interest is an affidavit written by Alexander Leslie Fortune, Henry Harland's partner, who describes their activities and lists the quantity and value of their farm products and implements, their income, expenses and debt.

Harland, Henry

Ida Winters fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1974

The fonds consists of Winter's diaries (1930-1974) and ephemera.

Winters, Ida

J.H. Wilson fonds : 1919-1956

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1992]

The fonds consists of diaries pertaining to events and persons in the Armstrong area.

Wilson, Jack Halfpenny

J.J. Johnston fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1972

The J.J. Johnston fonds consists of records relating to both J.J. Johnstons business and personal activities. The records have been arranged according to the activity by which they were produced. However, in order to maintain the natural record groupings designated by the creator, there are some overlaps of record types across series. For example, there may be insurance papers attached to a deed of land or receipts attached to correspondence.

Johnston, John Joseph

Emilia Ruuska fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1884, 1909, 1940

Fonds consists of the birth certificate, passport and national registration certificate of Emilia Ruuska.

Ruuska, Emilia

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