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Chase River Parent-Teacher Association fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1971

The fonds consists of a minute book (1953-1954) of the Association, a yearbook (1957-1958) for the Nanaimo and District Parent Teacher Council, and historical notes on the PTA and Chase River schools compiled on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the local PTA.

Chase River Parent-Teacher Association

Chatwin Engineering Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926-1968

Fonds consists of a photograph album with views of Malaspina Hotel (originally called the Nanaimo Community Hotel) from its construction in 1927 to interior shots from the 1960s and a copy of the original construction specifications. The fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Photographs and 2) Specifications.

Chatwin Engineering Ltd.

City of Nanaimo Pound fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1953

Fonds consists of a record book (1912-1953) which lists each impounded animal, the claimant's name and address, and charges and a notice of impoundment (1915) signed by Pound Keeper, Jack Aitken (1915).

Nanaimo (B.C.). City Pound

Annabel Yates collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1940]

Collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by Annabel Yates, of Nanaimo people and places, and a mimeographed booklet titled "The History of Nanaimo 1852 to 1939". The booklet, compiled by members of Division One, Brechin Superior School, under the supervision of a teacher D.E. Brecenridge, contains illustrated historical articles with hand-drawn advertisements for local businesses.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company Nanaimo Station Agent fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1903

The fonds consists of a volume recording tickets sold at Nanaimo, with Canadian and international embarkations and destinations. Names of the ticket holders were recorded during one period in 1898.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Nanaimo Station Agent

Larsen, Norris family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1951

Fonds consists of family papers and photographs of the Larsen, Norris and related families.

Larsen (family)

Lawless family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893

Fonds consists of letters to her parents in Nanaimo from Mary Preacher, an invoice for funeral expenses of Mary Preacher, and a grocery invoice.

Lawless (family)

Leighton family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [between 1890 and 1910]

Fonds consists of two photograph albums which document the William Leighton family's life. Includes images of the whaling station in Nanaimo, Samuel and Emily Gough, Emily Woodward, Frederick and Russ Leighton, Nanaimo Mandolin Club, the Free Press Building and assorted views of Nanaimo. Most of the photographs are unidentified.

Leighton (family)

Marcia Galloway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986-1999

Fonds consists of material created or collected by Marcia Galloway. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Photographs; 2) Correspondence and 3) Memorabilia.

Galloway, Marcia, 1918-

Marshall Bray fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-1902

The fonds consists of official commissions as government agent and police magistrate (1909); marriage certificates and childrens' report card and certificates; business correspondence concerning real estate (1892-1899); and letters of administration and estate administration papers for miners who died intestate in an explosion at the Wellington Mine in 1884, including John Lowry, Martin Lowry, Henry Arnold, Barney McGinnes, John Winders, and Domenico Ricono.

Bray, Marshall

Martha A. Kenny fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1847-1962, predominant 1930 -1962

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Martha A. Kenny, including correspondence; family photographs and documents, an autograph album (1886), booklet of favourite quotations, a diary, drafts and manuscripts of historical writings including "Notes on Early Days in Nanaimo", "Some of Nanaimo's Early Buildings" transcripts of Cornelius Bryant's journal and letters, numerous articles written by Beth Greenwood and a catalogue of her collection of Indian artifacts. Fonds also includes six scrapbooks, primarily of clippings of historical events but also including one of seaweed specimens and one of dried flowers.

Kenny, Martha A.

Mary and Violet Lane fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1949

Fonds consists of undated report cards and a 1923 high school entrance certificate for Mary Lane, Quennell School; domestic science notebooks of Violet Lane (primarily sewing notebooks); a program for the Nanaimo High School production of "The Mikado",1927; and a John Shaw High School Graduation Program 1949.

Lane, Mary

Mary Hardy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910, 1918, 1943

Fonds consists of a Canada Registration Board card for Mary Hardy (1913), a Victory Bond certificate of sale (1943) and a copy of an undated last will and testament of Peter Woodburn, Hardy's brother.

Hardy, Mary Westmoreland

J.P. Planta fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1903

The fonds consists of Magistrate's records for 1889-1891, including depositions and inquest reports, records relating to the financial affairs of Martha O'Sullivan and J.B. Holmes (1886-1898), for whom Plant acted as agent, miscellaneous business papers (1887-1888), photographs, and four notebooks of spiritual, historical and other notes (ca. 1903).

Planta, Joseph Phrys, b. 1839

Nanaimo Advisory Restructure Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973-1975

Fonds consists of correspondence, notes, financial statements and reports related to the various improvement districts and the restructure of the City.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Advisory Restructure Committee

Nanaimo and Alberni District Assessment Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1884-1885

The fonds consists of assessment rolls, which list provincial land assessment for Oyster, South Cranberry, Cedar, Cranberry, Douglas, Nanaimo, Mountain, Wellington, Nanoose, Englishman's River, Qualicum, Lasqueti Island, Gabriola Island, Valdes Island, and Alberni. The rolls are listed by name of individual and include property value, income and other taxable details.

Nanaimo and Alberni District Assessment Office

Nanaimo Basketball Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1932

The fonds consists of a record book of minutes of the North Island and Nanaimo Basketball Associations, scorebooks, correspondence and receipts, and a poster for a game "Nanaimo Seniors vs. Kelowna Hornets".

Nanaimo Basketball Association

Nanaimo Board of Health fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1931

Fonds consists of minutes of the Nanaimo Board of Health. The minutes were typically recorded in this volume but occasionally they were recorded in the City Council Minutes. The annual reports (1895-1897) stipulated in the Act were subsequently published in the Sessional Papers. Other minutes within this volume include the minutes of: the Board of Revision (1949-1969), the Market Committee (1945), the Board of Appeal (1949-1957), the Waterworks Committee (1955), Public Hearings (1955-1956) and the Zoning Board of Appeal (1957-1967).

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Health

Nanaimo Centennial (1958) Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-1958

Fonds consists of reports, correspondence, promotional materials, and memorabilia. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Centennial (1958) Committee

Nanaimo Daily News fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960-1998]

Fonds consists of published and unpublished photographs taken by staff and outside photographers of events, individuals, buildings, and community groups in the Nanaimo region. Many of the photographs were taken by Englefield Studios. Also includes material related to the Nanaimo Commonwealth Holdings Society Bingo scandal.;The fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Prints 2) Negatives and 3) Bingo scandal materials.

Nanaimo Daily News

Nanaimo Electric Light, Power and Heating Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1930

The fonds consists of an account book listing names of customers and monthly accounts (1898-1904), rough journals of work, including newsclippings and notes about events, weather and electrical services (1904-1908), and correspondence, notes and service pamphlet (1918-1930).

Nanaimo Electric Light, Power and Heating Company

Nanaimo Family Life Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1972-2006]

Fonds consists of records related to the concerns, activities and operation of the Nanaimo Family Life Association. The fonds is arranged in 4 series: 1) Annual Reports; 2) Photographs; 3) Scrapbooks; and 4) Miscellaneous.

Nanaimo Family Life Association

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