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W.C. Mainwaring fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1964

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenery, towns, and homes in various locations in B.C. as well as portraits of the Mainwaring family.

Mainwaring, W.C.

Provincial Teachers' Institute fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2-III-2
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1914

The fonds consists of the minutes (1897-1914) of the Committee of Management of the Provincial Teachers' Institute.

Provincial Teachers' Institute

Robertson family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [197-]

Fonds consists of a manuscript, in question and answer format, about coal mining written by Thomas Robertson. Fonds also includes copies of clippings from Mrs. Robertson's scrapbook. Clipping topics include: Ripple Rock, mine rescue competitions, and family events.

Robertson (family)

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2005; predominant 1969-2005

Fonds consists of annual reports, budgets, meeting minutes, policies, correspondence, court records, proposals, research reports, publications, and subject files generated by SPEC in the course of carrying out its functions and activities.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

Frederick Ernest Grubb fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1973

The fonds consists of papers referring to procedural details for officers and ratings, chiefly 1943; gunnery notebook for naval cadets, 1928-1929; papers on Navy Week and naval ceremony at B.C.'s Centennial (1958); ephemera relating to the Royal Canadian Navy; photographs of models, HMC ships, and Japanese training ships; and charts of the British Columbia coast.

Grubb, Frederick Ernest

G.A. Casey fonds

  • CA MMB L373
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1914

The fonds consists of monthly time book (1912-1914) kept by G.A. Casey, Purser for the SS Coquitlam operated by Union Steamship Company of B.C. Ltd.

Casey, G.A.

Maritime Museum of British Columbia photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1995

The collection consists of photographic prints and negatives of maritime activity (predominantly vessels and ships crews) occurring in North America, the largest percentage relating to the West Coast. The collection includes photographs of maritime vessels of World War I and World War II vintage, Royal Navy vessels, and naval officers.

Richard Ronald Burns fonds

  • CA MMB P988.12.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1913]

The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B.C. coast by steamer by Ronald Burns and family.

Burns, Richard Ronald

Ex-Forest Service Squadron vessel collection

  • Fonds
  • 1941-2000

The collection consists of Ex-Forestry Vessel Squadron Association documentation, such as textual records, photographs, personnel and vessel lists, reports regarding the physical condition of the Dean Ranger, logbook of the Dean Ranger, and newsletters. Collection also contains manuscripts, proofs and galleys, illustrations and photographs used in Forest Ranger, Ahoy! by Michael Coney (Sidney, B.C. : Porthole Press, 1983).

Vancouver Maritime Museum salmon can label collection

  • Fonds
  • [189-?]- [194-?]

The collection consists of original salmon can labels printed for packing companies along the west coast of British Columbia and Washington. Some of the labels are from companies located overseas such as C.E. Morton (New Zealand) Limited and Tokyo Food Products Limited. The collection includes labels in four sizes rectangular labels measuring 3 oz, 7 oz, and 15 oz; and one round label.;The collection is arranged by packing company into the following series:;1) A.G.K.; 2) Allied Export Co., 3) Anderson & Miskin Ltd.; 4) Anglo-British Columbia Packing Co.; 5) Balfour, Gurthrie and Co. Ltd.; 6) Bluewater Fisheries Ltd.; 7) British American Packing Co.; 8) British Columbia Distributors Co. Ltd.; 9) British Columbia Packers Limited; 10) C. & E. Morton Ltd.; 11) C. & E. Morton (N.Z.) Ltd.; 12) Calkins & Burke Ltd.; 13) Canadian Beauty Packing Co., 14) Canadian Fishing Company; 15) Coastal Inlet Co. Ltd.; 16) Concordia Group; 17) Crofts Stores Ltd.; 18) Evans, Coleman & Evans Ltd.; 19) Fidalgo Island Canning Co.; 20) George L. McNichol Co. Ltd.; 21) Gosse-Millerd Ltd.; 22) Grace Bros. Ltd.; 23) Interprovincial Co-Operatives Ltd.; 24) J.H. Todd & Sons Ltd.; 25) Joseph Nathan & Co. Ltd.; 26) M. of F. Ltd.; 27) Morris & Co. Ltd.; 28) Nelson Bros. Fishers Ltd.; 29) North Pacific Packers Ltd.; 30) Powell & Russel Ltd.; 31) Shafer-Haggart Ltd.; 32) Sparta S.V. Ltd.; 33) Thomas G. Stewart Ltd.; 34) Tokyo Food Products Ltd.; 35) Wallace Fisheries Ltd.; 36) Walter Reid & Co. Ltd.; 37) Watkins, Low Ltd.; 38) W.C. Douglas Ltd.; 39) Unknown Company Labels; 40) E.A. Wadhams.

Vickie Jensen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1992-1995

The records in this fonds relate to Jensens research for the book Saltwater Women at Work. She began her research in 1993, interviewing 110 women who had all earned their living working on boats or ships in British Columbia. These women worked on vessels of all types: deep sea ships and coastal freighters, charter yachts, fish boats, ferries, Coast Guard and DFO vessels, tugboats and water taxis. The women held positions that included deckhands and skippers, oilers and engineers, mates and radio operators, cooks and marine instructors. The women worked the marine waterways throughout British Columbia, from the Queen Charlottes and Prince Rupert in the north, to Rainy Bay on the west coast, and the Lower Mainland to the south. As an outcome of her interviews, Jensen decided to broaden the focus of the project from a look at interesting individuals to include the role and impact of maritime women both in BC and nationally.;The fonds is arranged into three series: Interview transcripts (1.1 Worked on fishing boats, and 1.2 Worked on non-fishing boats); Photographs and negatives; and Interview tapes.;Records in the fonds consist of interview cassette tapes and corresponding transcripts, and photographs taken by Jensen for use in the book.

Jensen, Vickie, 1946-

Vancouver Ballet Society photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1990

The collection consists primarily of photographs depicting the development of dance in British Columbia, but it also includes photographs of companies across Canada and international companies. The photographs are arranged alphabetically by company or by individual.

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