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Robert Sutcliffe collection

  • Fonds
  • [19--?]

The collection consists of photographs and prints of sailing ships of the 19th and early 20th century.

Yarrows Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1946

The fonds consists of workbooks and other papers (1929-1942) including those relating to work on the vessels William J. Stewart, Motor Princess, and HMCS Nootka. Fonds also includes alphabetical list of jobs done 1932-1946, estimate workbooks covering years 1914-1944; documents and estimates relating to HMCS Nootka, 1938; blueprint of Esquimalt Harbour (Constance Cove), ca. 1915; and specification sheets. Fonds includes plans for naval vessels (Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy), steamers, cruise ships, ferries, barges, lifeboats, and tankers. Fonds includes photographs of Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy ships, Yarrows displays and float, visits to the Yard by dignitaries, and designs for certain parts of vessels.

Yarrows Limited

Cape Lazo Wireless Station Collection, 1907-1928

  • Collection
  • 1907 - 1928

The collection consists of copies of correspondence, minutes, memos and reports regarding Cape Lazo station. Operators mentioned include: C. Bradbury, W. Howard, J.D. Creer, S.R. Edmunds, R.G. Emmerson, ? Redford, James Daniel, A.I. Deacon. Extensive correspondence re: closing Cape Lazo Radiotelegraph service and moving it to Powell River (1922-1928).

Ganges Sewer Commission fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1981-1986

The fonds consists of correspondence and reference files relating to administration, sewer hookups, and sewer treatment of the Ganges Sewer Commission on Salt Spring Island.

Ganges Sewer Commission

Trail City Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1858-1960

The collection consists of fire insurance maps, townsite plans, topographical maps, subdivision plans, road maps, street grade maps, zoning maps, building plans, sewer maps, and mineral reference maps of Trail and area, including Rossland and Tadanac. Collection includes architectural plans of the warehouse and sales building of West Kootenay Power and Light Company.

Shuswap and Okanagan Railway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1935

Fonds consists of photocopies from the Public Archives, RG 12 Volume 1867 File 3268-44. Includes the act of incorporation, proposals, reports, correspondence, petitions, and leases It includes a description of the country and industry in 1887, engineer and inspection reports, a list of property owners in the Okanagan district (1887), specification for the railway bed, correspondence concerning changes to the original plan and the Sicamous and the Mara Stations, and financial information.

Shuswap and Okanagan Railway Company

Sidney Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1866-1988]

The collection consists of photographs of North Saanich and Sidney and surrounding areas (including Swartz Bay, Saanich, and Pat Bay) depicting individuals, families, street scenes, buildings, businesses, industries (including canneries and mills), construction of ferry facilities, the Royal Canadian Air Force Station at Patricia Bay (Pat Bay), community events, sports teams, and churches.

Pacific Airways Ltd. fonds

  • CA VPL 9468-9486
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of aerial photographs of North Vancouver, B.C.

Pacific Airways

Ross McLeod collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1955]

Collection consists of schedules of Canadian Pacific ships on the west coast and a schedule for the Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay dayliner train. Also includes postcards of CP and Blackball line ships and views of downtown Nanaimo including views of the Malaspina Hotel, Georgia Park, the Bastion, Front Street looking south, and the harbour and port.

West Kootenay Power and Light Company fonds

  • CA TCA 1960-1
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1937

The fonds consists of correspondence and reports of the West Kootenay Power and Light Company.

West Kootenay Power and Light Company

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

Government of Canada, Dept. of Transportation fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 12
  • Fonds
  • 1954 - 1958

Fonds consists of textual records of the Department of Transportation, Government of Canada, 1954-1958. Includes two climatological station registers for Osoyoos, B.C.

Canada. Dept. of Transportation

George Smith family fonds

  • CA WVAN 033
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1994

The fonds consists of material relating to the personal and professional life of B.C. land surveyor George Smith, and his father Darius Smith who was a ferry captain for the West Vancouver Ferry Company. The material includes photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, memorial information, booklets, postcards, maps, publications, papers, and diaries.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Personal life
Series 3: Publications and maps
Series 4: Captain Darius Smith

Smith, George (family)

McLay family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1928

The fonds consists of family papers, including marriage and birth certificates and photographs, and records of Thomas McLay relating to his tugboat business, including a 1920 log and account book and letters of reference and qualifications.

McLay (family)

New Westminster Engineering Department fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1952

Fonds consists of one record series: sewer plans (1909-1952). Series consists of plans relating to the development of New Westminsters sewer system infrastructure. Includes plans for the following sewer systems:;Columbia St., First St., West End, Fourth St., Front St., Sapperton, Braid St., College Court, Glen Brook, Victory Heights, Lulu Island.;Most drawings were created by the office of Chief Engineer for the City; some were created by external sources, such as the Canadian Pacific Railway, for the Citys use. Drawings show water mains, reservoirs, connections, grades, storm sewers, manholes, outfalls, and material specifications. Includes plans, profiles, technical drawings, details, and specifications.

New Westminster (B.C.). Engineering Dept.

Henry Freshwater fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1939, predominant 1900-1919

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Bowen Island, including scenes of the Snug Cove area depicting the hotel, cottages and tent camps, beach and other social activities, early steamships, and logbooms. Fonds includes photographs of Bridal Falls (Bowen Island) and general scenes of the island depicting people, buildings, woodlands, roads, trails, lakes and various modes of transportation as well as hunting, fishing, logging and sports activities.

Freshwater, Henry

Ian Baird fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR008
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence relating to political and personal matters from John G. Diefenbaker to Alex MacLeod Baird, 1966, and to Ian Baird, 1966-1977, with some letters signed by Diefenbaker's secretary on his behalf; clippings regarding Diefenbaker and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, 1959-1972; correspondence to Ian Baird from Lyle Kahl, MLA for Esquimalt (1978) regarding the Save the E and N Railway Committee; Victor A. Stephens, leader of the B.C. Progressive Conservative Party regarding the provincial election campaign (1978-1979), and from other Progressive Conservative politicians.

Baird, Ian, 1947-

J.A.F. Campbell fonds

  • CA FFG 985.38;991.07;991.06;991.08
  • Fonds
  • 1864-1970

The fonds consists of personal and business correspondence as well as posters.

Campbell, J.A.F.

Entrance Island Lighthouse fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1881

The fonds consists of a journal, which notes weather and names and dates of ships entering the Nanaimo harbour.

Canada. Entrance Island Lighthouse

Esquimalt Waterworks Company fonds

  • CA EMA 985.6
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1924

The fonds consists of receipts for goods purchased by Esquimalt Waterworks, 1919-1924.

Esquimalt Waterworks Company

Kamloops Museum and Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1981

The collection consists of cartographic material relating to Kamloops and district, the Nicola Valley, the North Thompson area, the Shuswap area, the Similkameen Valley, the Fraser Canyon, the Lillooet district, and the West Kootenays. Material includes survey maps, townsite plans, mineral rights maps, subdivision plans, road maps, and fire insurance maps.

Frank Gilbert Roe fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR110
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1973

The fonds consists of records documenting Roe's life and work, including CPR time books and railroad operating booklets; drafts of chapters of "The North American Buffalo" and "The Canadian Buffalo Today", articles, newsclippings; unpublished transcripts and holographs of articles, drafts of essays, novels and short fiction, and transcripts of poetry by Roe; photographs of prairie scenes and locations in England and Wales; incoming and outgoing correspondence; reference files; personal documents of Roe and his wife, including birth certificate, marriage certificate and financial records; publishing contracts and agreements; ephemera; two copies of "The North American Buffalo", with annotations, and articles written by Roe on the buffalo, agriculture, Shakespeare and Marlowe, and variant drafts of "Getting the Know-How"; collected material including journals, brochures, and pamphlets; maps, some drawn by Roe, of Western Canada and the Northern United States, showing actual and proposed railway lines, the buffalo range, Indian trails and the extermination of the American bison; microfilm of the original manuscript of "The North American Buffalo"; and audio tape of interview with Roe by Naomi Radford.

Roe, Frank Gilbert

G.S. Conway fonds

  • CA WVAN 065
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1953, predominant 1937-1938

The fonds consists of material generated and collected by West Vancouver civil engineer Gilbert S. Conway with the majority relating to the design, engineering, and construction of Lions Gate Bridge. The material includes handwritten diaries, booklets, reports, photographs, maps, a personal business card, and Christmas card showing Lions Gate Bridge.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Diaries
Series 3: Engineering
Series 4: Maps and plans
Series 5: Miscellaneous

Conway, G.S.

Ted Clark fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]-[ca.1970]

Fonds consists of Ted Clark's collection of images of Vancouver streetcars and trolley coaches, Interurban trams and trains on various lines. Images depict streetcars and trams in various locations in and around Vancouver, Richmond, North Vancouver, Squamish, New Westminster, Burnaby and Chilliwack. Also included are a several images of trains in other parts of Canada, and in the United States. Records are arranged in four series: 1. Negatives; 2. Slides; 3. Prints; 4. Moving images.

Clark, Ted

Cramb family fonds

  • CA EMA 985.8;985.9;V985.8;V985.10
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1970

The fonds consists of personal and business correspondence, receipts, financial records, diary (1961), booklet containing ship information kept by George Cramb as an employee of Yarrows Ltd., photographs of the Cramb family and of repairs to various ships, blueprints and drawings. Fonds includes certificates and miscellaneous papers of Lillian Mary Cramb.

Cramb (family)

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