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Adrian W. Moncrieff fonds

  • CA VERN MS 207;2002.073
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1915

Fonds consists of three diaries (1913-1915) with almost daily entries detailing Adrian's arrival in Canada in 1913, his partnership with his brother Norman, and his many social activities.

Moncrieff, Adrian W.

Alex Craig fonds

  • CA VERN MS 208;2004.011
  • Fonds
  • 1945, 1959, 1986-1994

Fonds consists of the personal records of Alex Craig. Includes correspondence and ephemera.

Craig, Alex

Jo Fraser Jones fonds

  • CA VERN MS 209;2003.057
  • Fonds
  • 1996-2003

Fonds consists of the records of Jo Jones concerning her research and consequent publication of books and articles, in particular "Hobnobbing with a Countess". Includes correspondence, legal agreements, research material, personal writings, publications, ephemera, books and magazines, and photos.

Jones, Jo Fraser, 1935-

Vernon Operatic Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 20;1968.082;1977.125
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1939

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Vernon Operatic Society from 1935-1939. Includes correspondence, minutes and financial records documenting the Society's production activities.

Vernon Operatic Society

Price Ellison fonds : 1868-1929

  • CA VERN MS 211;1985.099;1985.232;1993.009;1985.013;1985.535;1984.291;1983.226;1980.068;1985.097;1975.061;1989.026;1972.109;2003.006
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1985]

Fonds documents the personal and business life of Price Ellison from 1868-1929. Includes correspondence, legal documents, financial records, an interview transcript, and ephemera which documents both the family and public life of Mr. Ellison.

Ellison, Price

Sophie Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 212;1984.430;1986.013;2003.006
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1946

Fonds documents the life of Sophia Ellison from 1884-1932. Includes personal correspondence, legal records, and personal ephemera.

Ellison, Sophia Christine

Ellen Fearnaught Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 213;2004.045
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1913

Fonds contains the personal records of Ellen Ellison from 1904-1913. Includes correspondence from Arthur H. Sovereign, her sister Myra and her cousin Myra. Also includes financial records from 1905-1906 concerning Havergal Ladies' College.

Ellison, Ellen Fearnaught

Myra King DeBeck fonds

  • CA VERN MS 214;1979.038;1985.096;1979.056
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1975

Fonds documents the life of Myra DeBeck from 1956-1961. Includes correspondence, personal writings and personal data documents.

DeBeck, Myra King

Elizabeth McIlvaine Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 215;1979.038
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1917, 1931, 1959-1968

Fonds documents the life of Elizabeth Ellison from 1913-1917, 1931, and 1959-1968. Includes correspondence, financial records and ephemera.

Ellison, Elizabeth McIlvaine

Anna Johnson Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 216
  • Fonds
  • 1900

Fonds contains an autograph book given to Anna by her mother for Christmas, 1900. Friends and relatives have contributed photographs, poems, and sayings. Two cards and a signed napkin are inserted in the book.

Ellison, Anna Johnson

John Herbert Turner Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 217
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1919, 1936-1954

Fonds contains Herbert Ellison's personal data documents including CEF discharge certificates (1918,1919), American Social Security card and letter of reference (1936), official copy of his 1933 marriage certificate (1953), and final decree of divorce (1954).

Ellison, John Herbert Turner

Mabel Grayston Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 219
  • Fonds
  • 1985-1994

Fonds documents Mabel Grayston Ellison's life from 1985-1994. Business and personal records include correspondence, financial and legal records, personal data documents, and lists of possessions.

Ellison, Mabel Grayston

Vernon Jockey Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 21;1971.070
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1968

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Vernon Jockey Club from 1913-1968. Includes correspondence, minutes, legal documents, financial records, and miscellaneous shareholder records which document the clubs' administrative history and community activities.

Vernon Jockey Club

Kenneth Vernon Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 220
  • Fonds
  • 1946-2002

Fonds documents Ken Ellison's life from 1946-2002. Personal records include correspondence, both personal and legal; personal data documents; research material for his Price Ellison book; and ephemera.

Ellison, Kenneth Vernon, 1926-

Anna Cail fonds

  • CA VERN MS 221;2003.043;1997.017
  • Fonds
  • [1940]-1984

Fonds consists of the personal records of Anna Cail from [1940]- 1984. Includes correspondence, legal agreements, financial records, a radio playscript, a thesis, and ephemera.

Cail, Anna, 1911-

Vernon-Okanagan Industrial Exposition Association fonds

  • CA VERN MS 24;1972.084
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1948

Fonds consists of the financial records (2 bank books) of the Vernon-Okanagan Industrial Exposition Association from 1947-1948. One bank book contains the debits and credits of the association's Bank of Montreal account. No explanations for all incoming and outgoing monies are listed. The second book is for the Association's CIBC account. This book is set up like an account ledger, separating various categories in order to track the monies collected and spent through each. Includes accounts for the rental of commercial space, advertising, car ticket sales, gate receipts, program sales, treasury chest accounts, miscellaneous expenses, and food concessions.

Vernon-Okanagan Industrial Exposition Association

H.K. Beairsto fonds

  • CA VERN MS 25;1972.061;1985.392;1985.394
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1960

Fonds consists of the personal and professional records of H.K. Beairsto from 1924-1960. Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, personal writings, and ephemera either produced or collected by Mr. Beairsto throughout his life and career as a teacher and principal. The majority of the fonds concerns his association with the B.C. Teachers' Federation and the Okanagan Valley Teachers' Association.

Beairsto, Harold King

Canadian Club of Vernon fonds

  • CA VERN MS 26;1980.138
  • Fonds
  • 1937, 1940

Fonds consists of the records of the Canadian Club of Vernon from 1937 and 1940. Includes a copy of the revised consitution, 1937, and a list of Club members, 1940.

Canadian Club of Vernon

Vernon and District Women's Canadian Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 27;1972.090
  • Fonds
  • 1932-1972

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Vernon & District Women's Canadian Club from 1932-1972. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records and lists documenting the organization's inception, activities, financial status and disbanding.

Vernon and District Women's Canadian Club

Kalamalka Women's Institute fonds

  • CA VERN MS 28;1972.010;1989.019
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1982

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Kalamalka Women's Institute from 1914-1982. Includes correspondence, certificates, photographs, paintings, an administrative history of the organization, and a brief history on the settlement of Oyama.

Kalamalka Women's Institute

Guy P. Bagnall fonds

  • CA VERN MS 29;1974.025;1977.065;1976.065;1976.072;1977.033;1977.087;1978.049;1984.042;1985.353
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1976

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of Guy P. Bagnall for 1940-1976. Includes correspondence, personal diaries, personal writings, research articles, research notes, and business financial records produced, compiled or collected by Mr. Bagnall throughout the course of his life. Fonds also includes some personal papers of Mrs. Luta Bagnall.

Bagnall, Guy Pearce

St. Michael's School for Girls fonds

  • CA VERN MS 30;1974.097;1977.043;1978.138;1985.508;1983.188;1995.050;1996.013
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1975

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the St. Michael's School for Girls from 1921-1975. Includes correspondence, legal documents, financial records, yearbooks, scrapbooks, lists, prospectuses, and ephemera which document the establishment and administration of the school, student activities and the closure of the school.

St. Michael's Girls School (Vernon, B.C.)

M.J. O'Brien fonds

  • CA VERN MS 31;1975.023;1995.041
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1919

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of M.J. O'Brien and his business Revelstoke Wine & Spirits, from 1903-1919. Includes correspondence and financial records which document Mr. O'Brien's activities as Vernon citizen, businessman, alderman, and city mayor.

O'Brien, Martin J.

South Vernon Irrigation District fonds

  • CA VERN MS 32;1997.016
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1986

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of the South Vernon Irrigation District from 1924-1986. Includes minutes, reports, correspondence, legal documents, financial records and maps which document all responsibilites and activities of the SVID.

South Vernon Irrigation District

Okanagan Historical Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 33;1959.072;1966.109;1975.058;1975.101;1976.076;1976.091;1977.096;1979.067;1979.105;1980.080;1983.436;1984.960;1985.053;1985.077;1985.080;1985.161;1985.162;1985.171;1985.364;1985.433;1985.437;1985.450;1985.475;1985.486;1985.527;1989.062;1989.113;1990.0
  • Fonds
  • [1859]-2000

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Okanagan Historical Society from 1859-2000. Includes the society's constitution and bylaws, correspondence, meeting minutes, lists, financial records, journals of affiliated organizations, research material, manuscript and poetry submissions, reports, guidelines, ephemera, clippings, and photographs.

Okanagan Historical Society

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