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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

Gottfried family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA001
  • Fonds
  • [189-]–2000, predominant [191-]–[196-]

Fonds consists of vital records, administrative documents, trade certificates, travel papers, correspondence, letters of reference, liturgical materials, and photographs relating to the lives of members of the Gottfried family and the families of Gerda and Lori Gottfried's husbands (the Kraus and Seemann families, respectively). Records detail the vital statistics, career history, educational attainment, travels and emigration efforts of the family from the early twentieth century until the beginning of the twenty-first century. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Vienna ([189-]–1939), Shanghai (1939–1949), Emigration (1947–1950), Vancouver (1949–2000), Photographs ([191-]–[197-]).

Gottfried family

University Endowment Lands collection

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1989

The collection consists of a combination of materials relating to the University Endowment Lands collected and acquired over the years by the UBC Archives. It includes notes, printed material, reports, correspondence, photographs, and clippings.

Esquimalt Municipal Archives map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1790-1991

The collection consists of maps, principally of Esquimalt, including municipal government maps and plans, maps of land expropriated by the federal government (for military purposes), and maps of land annexed by the municipality in 1968. The collection also includes fire insurance and street maps of Esquimalt and area.

Corporation of Delta Planning Department fonds

  • CA DMA 1990-002;1991-101
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1988

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Planning Department of the Corporation of Delta and its predecessors. Fonds includes records arising from various planning activities, including general development, industrial development, and land use. Records include correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, notes, and other materials.

Delta (B.C.). Planning Dept.

Alfred G. King fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1943

The fonds consists of correspondence from 1930 with provincial government officials concerning survey work undertaken by King, as well as miscellaneous correspondence concerning real estate and survey work.

King, Alfred G.

Gordon Head Exhibit Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR283
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1994

The fonds consists of 12 exhibit panels, and research files relating to the development of the exhibit. Files are arranged in the following series: Exhibit, Natural History, Straits Salish Songhees, Hudson's Bay Company, Early Settlers, Gordon head Settlers, Gordon Head Military, Gordon Head Campus, Miscellaneous.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Gordon Head Exhibit Project

Guiseppe Taverna fonds

  • CA LMA MS 13
  • Fonds
  • 1916

The fonds consists of a land grant for Joseph Taverna (1916). Includes the Dominion Lands Grant for lots 3 and 4, block 12, in Lytton, dated Oct. 2, 1916.

Taverna, Guiseppe

H.G. Sherriff fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907

The fonds consists of a diary spanning from April 20 to September 23, 1907 and a contract between Sherriff, his partner W. Phillip and E. Stuart Wood.

Sherriff, H.G.

Donovan Clemson fonds

  • CA VPL 33501-34784
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1964

The fonds consists of photographs of towns, villages, farms, buildings and scenery in B.C. taken for the Fraser Valley Regional Library.

Clemson, Donovan

Claire Heffernan fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR067
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1990

The fonds consists of research files on aquaculture, UVSS, VIPIRG, Campus Green Plan, and the Gordon Head exhibit.

Heffernan, Claire

Chad Evans fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR049
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1991

The fonds consists primarily of drafts and research materials used to write his book "Frontier Theatre: A History of Nineteenth Century Theatrical Entertainment in the Canadian Far West and Alaska", published in 1982. Fonds includes musical scores and librettos, programs, photographs, scrapbook and four unpublished plays: "Murder Pattern," 1936; "Ascend as the Sun"; "Earth Song", by Herman Voaden; and "The Dragon", by Bertram Brooker.

Evans, Chad Arthur, 1951-

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.)

Estelle Dickey fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1967

The fonds consists of research files of Estelle Dickey pertaining to the history of Revelstoke and surrounding areas. Fonds includes photographs of railroad stations, engines, and equipment, scenes of Revelstoke and area and Rogers Pass, and of paddlewheeler service on the Arrow Lakes as well as individuals, community groups, and the built and physical environment of Revelstoke and area. Fonds includes railway, mineral and topographical maps of Revelstoke and area and of the Rocky Mountains and the Selkirk Mountains.

Dickey, Estelle

McLean family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892-1921

The fonds consists of property tax assessments and receipts for various Nanaimo properties and general receipts (1895-1915) from Nanaimo businesses and residents, particularly for orders of lumber.

McLean (family)

Mayer family fonds

  • CA CMX 05.10
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1978

The fonds consist of correspondence to Francis James Mayer as well as Richard James Neville Mayers from Hamilton Mack Laing and Wife Ethel Laing. Fonds include photographs taken by Hamilton Mack Laing documenting his and wife Ethels homesteading adventures in Comox and typed unpublished manuscript BayBrook Lifes Greatest Adventure. Fonds include handwritten and typed natural history articles that were published in various outdoor sport magazines. Copies of magazine articles are also include in fonds. Hamilton Mack Laing was a well known wildlife author, photographer and museum collector, and artist, and made his home in Comox on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Born in 1883 in Ontario, Laing grew up on a Manitoba farm, attended art school in New York, and traveled the American west before becoming a school principal, photographer, writer, naturalist, bird collector, and nut farmer during his 99 years. He was well known in hunting and wildlife circles on Vancouver Island.

Mayer (family)

Kaatza Historical Society maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1994

The collection consists of cartographic and architectural material relating to the Cowichan Lake and Cowichan Valley areas including geological and topographic maps, forestry, logging and timber claim maps, timber licence plans, road maps, recreation maps, townsite and subdivision plans, and fire insurance plans for mills on Cowichan Lake. Maps and plans are of Lake Cowichan, Honeymoon Bay, Gordon river, Meade Creek, Riverside, and the Port Renfrew area. Collection includes forestry maps and plans for mills of Western Forest Industries at Honeymoon Bay.

Kimberley District Heritage Society map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1905-1967

The collection consists of fire insurance maps of Kimberley, Chapman Camp, Marysville, and the Sullivan Mine and townsite; townsite plan of Marysville; geological survey maps; and, other maps of Kimberley and district. Collection includes maps of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada's Sullivan Mine operation.

Hopkins family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 165;MSS 146
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1917

The fonds consists of 2 land deeds: Crown sale to Charles Hopkins, Township of Bentinck, Province of Canada, 1856; and transfer of land from Levi Hughes to Samual Hopkins, Township of Bentinck, 1872. The fonds also includes 8 B.C. Public Schools Rolls of Honour Certificates awarded to Edith, Herbert, Earl Levi, David and James Hopkins (1890-1909), military exemption record for David Hopkins, and Langley Municipal tax receipt (1898) to Lewis Hopkins.

Hopkins (family)

Denis Marshall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-2011

65 cm textual records
1746 Prints, photographic

Marshall, Denis Paul

Timber and Forestry Branch fonds

  • CA FFG P996.6
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1935

The fonds consists of photographic black and white images chronologically depicting the British Columbia Forest Service practical procedures in road construction, land clearing; reconnaissance; reproduction; settlement; burn over lands and stands; waterways; water power; utilization and waste; types and stands; cut over land and stands; growth and yields; game; grazing; mills: portable; pulp; saw; and shingle.

British Columbia. Timber and Forestry Branch

Summerland Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1977

The collection consists of zoning, subdivision and townsite maps, topographic maps, irrigation and pipeline maps, railway and road maps, and First Nations reserve maps of Summerland and area.

W.A. Baillie-Grohman fonds

  • CA FTST MS 9
  • Fonds
  • [photocopied 197-]

Fonds consists of the textual records of the Baillie-Grohman family. Includes correspondence from Baillie-Grohman and his wife Florence from their homes in
England and Austria to Guy Constable in BC regarding the dyking of the Kootenay River and the reclamation of the Creston Valley, and an order in council about the Baillie-Grohman canal.

Baillie-Grohman, William Adolph, 1851-1921

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