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Paul Fox fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1961

The fonds consists of transcripts of interviews with pioneers of the socialist and Cooperative Commonwealth Federation movements in Canada (1961) by Paul Fox.

Fox, Paul

Peter Anderson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1958

The fonds consists of photographs of early logging in British Columbia, including those of the Knox Bay Camp (1890s-1929), and Anderson's reminiscences about his life.

Anderson, Peter B., b. 1866

Peter Pearse collection

  • Fonds
  • 1981-1982, 1984-1986

The collection consists of the hearings of the Commission on Pacific Fisheries Policy, including exhibits, with some annotated commented by Peter Pearse and the hearings presented before the Inquiry on Federal Water Policy, including corresondence received by Pearse during and after the Inquiry and the publication of its Final Report.

Pearse, Peter H., 1932- collector

Philip Farmer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1978

The fonds consists of submissions, correspondence, press clippings, and related items submitted to the Committee from all regional districts in the province as well as other interested parties.

Farmer, Philip

Pitt Meadows Japanese Farmers' Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1942

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, receipts, invoices, printed material, and related items pertaining to the activities of the Pitt Meadows Japanese Farmers' Association (1937-1942) and the Canadian Japanese Association in Vancouver. There are references to the Japanese Language School and the town of Mission, as well as printed material pertaining to the Sino-Japanese War.

Pitt Meadows Japanese Farmers' Association

Port Albion Cannery fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1937-1948]

The fonds consists of correspondence and financial records relating to the activities of the Port Albion Cannery (ca. 1937-1948) near Ucluelet, B.C. as well as the Langara Fishing and Packing Company in the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Port Albion Cannery

Pot Latch Creek Quary fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1913

The fonds consist of a day book, author unknown, listing his/her activities at Pot Latch Creek between March 1912 and July 1913.

Pot Latch Creek Quary

R.A. Shiomi fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1982

The fonds consists of correspondence and writings of R.A. Shiomi and material relating to the activities of, and Shiomi's participation in, the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association. There is also some material on the issue of the internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II.

Shiomi, R.A. (Richard Alan), 1947-

R.C. (Bob) Harris fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1835-1998

Fonds consists mostly of cartographic materials relating to reconnaissance trips taken by R.C. Harris. The maps are both historic and those drawn up by Harris for his trips, incorporating old trails on current maps. While the inclusive dates of the map collection are from 1835 - 1981, the majority of these maps were created from 1880 -1930. They are organized according to a personal classification system maintained by R.C. Harris. The remainder of the fonds consists of surveys, plans, photos, correspondence, topographical notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, Harris research notes, books, reports, brochures, photocopies, and book reviews.

Harris, Robert

R.W. Scott fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1992

The fonds consists of records of the Vancouver Hoo-Hoo Club No. 48 and the International Concatenated Order of the Hoo-Hoo and the records of Scott's participation in these organizations. It includes correspondence, financial records, minutes, photographs, printed material and related material. In addition, Scott compiled notes and lists on lumber retailers, wholesalers, forestry manufacturing units, and lumber exporters as well as a collection of rules for the grading and dressing of lumber, 1922-1970.

Scott, R.W.

Raymond Hull fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1951-1985

The fonds consists of manuscripts of books, published and unfinished, such as his incomplete autobiography As I See Myself (1963) and abandoned book proposals, as well as the manuscripts for short stories, plays (stage, television and radio) and for poetry. It also includes rough drafts and notes of more recent books, film scripts, sheet music, articles from 1975-1976, lectures, publicity material, chronological miscellaneous files (1975, 1976, 1981) and correspondence (1973-1976).

Hull, Raymond

Renate Shearer fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975-1988

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, notes, speeches, minutes, press releases, clippings and printed material arising from Shearer's career as social activist, planner, and teacher (1975-1988). Records include much material relating to the Solidarity Coalition, human rights, and the Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of British Columbia.

Shearer, Renate Elizabeth, d. 1988

Renee Kasinsky fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-1975

The fonds consists of records relating to issues such as amnesty, selective service and Canadian aid groups for draft resistors. Included is correspondence from the Vancouver Committee to Aid American War Objectors (1968-1975), questionnaires, related information and analysis (1969/70), interview transcripts, clippings, notes and printed material. The material was created during the writing of Kasinsky's book entitled, "Refugees from Militarism: Draft-Age Americans in Canada".

Kasinsky, Renee Goldsmith

Richard Butler fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1979

The fonds consists of material created and compiled by Butler in the course of his research for the Roderick Haig-Brown bibliography and biography projects. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, including an unpublished manuscript of two chapters of an unfinished book by Haig-Brown, subject files, copies of publishers' ledgers for various books written by Haig-Brown, and printed materials pertaining to Haig-Brown.

Butler, Richard

Robert H. Johnston fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1995]

The fonds consists of a recording of childhood memories of Vancouver and Victoria between 1922 and 1936.

Johnston, Robert Hewitt, 1922-

Robert Hamilton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1883-1885

The fonds consists of one volume of manuscript essays dated 1883 to 1885. Included are "Historical Sketch of Paris by Abbey", "The True Character and Function of the Fine Arts", "The Religions of the Earth: 'Islam'", "Democratic Speech" and "Legendary and Symbolic Art in Literature".

Hamilton, Robert M.

Robert Harris fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-1981

The fonds consists of reports, correspondence and office records relating mainly to the activities of the Management Advisory Council in the Ministry of Education (1977-1981).

Harris, Robert

Robert Reid fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1905-1944

The fonds consists of a printer's collection of fine printwork and files on various old books. It also includes undated biographical material, correspondence (1905-1944), financial records, speeches, notes, clippings, photographs and printed material.

Reid, Robert, 1927-

Robert Wayne Stedingh fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1974

The fonds consists of correspondence and drafts relating to the publication of the Canadian Fiction Magazine, #5 - #17 between 1972 and 1974.

Stedingh, R.W., 1944-

Roy Miki fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-2004, predominant 1967-2004

Fonds consists of records related to Mikis literary, cultural, academic, and political activities including writing, editing, and research projects, his involvement in the Japanese Canadian redress movement, his involvement with the Writers Union of Canada, and his participation in various cultural and literary conferences and events. The fonds contains agendas and minutes of meetings, correspondence and memoranda, drafts of manuscripts of essays and articles, poems, and conference proceedings, serials and publications, notes and notebooks, research files, reports, news clippings, certificates and plaques, audio and video recordings, photographs, and other records.

Miki, Roy, 1942-

Rudolph and Edith Crook fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1950

The fonds consists of a manuscript, black-and-white and colour prints, and slide images relating to life in the Szechuan province of China (1920-1950). A manuscript entitled A Trip to Tibet (Summer 1930) with photographs chronicles a trip taken by the Crooks with fellow medics and missionaries. The considerable slide and print collection reveals aspects of Chinese people, life and topography as well as Asian-Christian subjects.

Crook, Rudolph

S.A. Mowatt collection

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1983

The collection consists of records relating to logging and the forest industry including health and safety and long-term disability information for the International Woodworkers of America (IWA), Forest Industrial Relations correspondence (1981-1983), information on scaling, wage scales, one map, and six photographs (1933-34) of Caterpiller Diesel SEventy-Five.

S.S. Danube fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1897

The fonds consists of the logbook of the Danube which contains five cruise entries with log entries relating to Sitka, Refuge Bay, Pribiloff Islands, Alert Bay, seal slaughters, shooting polar bears, heavy seas and gales, trading with Indians, Russian officials, and American commissioners.

Danube (Ship)

Sasquatch research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1985

The collection consists of materials gathered relating to the subject of the Sasquatch. Collection includes publications and scrapbooks.

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