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Allison family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1876-1976, predominant 1910-1950

Fonds consists of correspondence, diaries, annuals, a scrapbook, legal records, newspaper clippings, a collection of certificates, and photographs. These records pertain to activities in which the members of the Allison family engaged in both in New Westminster and other locations. Fonds is composed of the following series: Military Records, Professional/Civic Records, Scholastic Records, Legal Records, Matheson Mansion Records, Athletic Records, Family Records, and Fraternal Organizations Records.

Allison (family)

Gwendolyn Thomas fonds

  • Fonds
  • Copied ca. 1988 (originally created ca. 1940)

Fonds consists of two certificates issued to Thomas: a Roll of Honour Certificate from Quennell School (1915) and a High School Entrance Certificate (1918). Includes reprints of a image of the entrance to Baxter's studio [on Victoria Crescent] and a view of the intersection of Wallace and Commercial Streets showing Spencer's and Safeway stores. Also includes an unidentified class photograph that was left at Baxter's studio.

Thomas, Gwendolyn

H.J. Perrier fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1915-1918]

The fonds consists of glass plate negatives, contact prints made from those negatives and ephemera.

Perrier, Hector Joseph

Dickinson family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1991

Fonds consists predominantly of the papers of Reg Dickinson but also includes some records of other family members. Includes photographs (ca.1900-1991), correspondence (1936-1982), certificates and memorabilia (1931-1987). The photographs are predominantly of family members and include views of a store on Comox Road in the winter, Newcastle Island in the 1920s and the CCF Hall on Wharf Street.

Dickinson (family)

Doris Ogle fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]-1948

The fonds consists of photographs documenting aspects of Ogle's life including her family, May Day celebrations, the Registered Nurses Association, the Fraser River floods, and ice storms in Mission.

Ogle, Eleanor Doris, 1906-

E. Claude Savile fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1922

The fonds consists of legal and personal correspondence bound in two office books. The documents are carbon copies of original letters.

Savile, Eustace Claude, d. 1932

Burton Roy Campbell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940

The fonds consists of 2 manuscripts: "The Kootenay Mail (Revelstoke's Second Newspaper) April 14, 1894 to December 30, 1905" and "Early Days in Revelstoke Band (1896 1904)".

Campbell, Burton Roy

Benjamin Richard Atkins fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1940

The fonds consists of correspondence and historical articles and manuscripts mostly pertaining to Mr. Atkins research and writings about events in Revelstoke prior to 1900. Included in the correspondence is a manuscript written by James M. Kellie, M.P.P.

Atkins, Benjamin Richard

Carlin family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1964

The fonds includes: leases between William Carlin of Fort Steele and Charles Letts and William D. Blagborne and son and receipts for mining and water rights; school exercise books belonging to R. Carlin; farm records and water licence correspondence for Carlin Ranch; calling cards and Red Cross service pin belonging to Mrs. J.A. Carlin, and miscellaneous items such as a Memorandum of Association and Rules for the Co-Operative Granite Trading Association, an incomplete diary and a bottle cap.

Carlin (family)

Chapel of Flowers, Westwood Hirst Funeral Home fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1951

Fonds consists of a funeral record book and ledger that records death details and funeral arrangements. Categories include name, age, place, cause and date of death, occupation, place of birth, where buried, name of doctor, and information about various costs related to the funeral. Also includes a surname index.

Chapel of Flowers, Westwood Hirst Funeral Home fonds

Charles Holten fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1944

The fonds consists of personal documents, property records, notebooks, and ephemera. Fonds includes records of Phyllis Edwards, a nurse who was a relative of the Holten family. Fonds also includes photographs of the Holten, Edwards, and Hamilton families and of scenes in and around Revelstoke.

Holten, Charles

Chu Yet Quai fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925, 1945-1946

The fonds consists of poll-tax receipt from Campbell River (1925), a liquor purchase permit and records (1945), and a medical identification card from Nanaimo for 1946, relating to medical benefits.

Chu, Yet Quai

Fred W. Warren fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1860, 1894-1897

The fonds consists of letters inward, 1894-1897, unrelated correspondence, including a letter dated 1860, and a small photograph of two young women, dated 1894. There are 32 letters from Emma G. Morgan to Fred Warren (1894-1897; 18 of the letters are undated).

Warren, Fred W.

Freeman family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-1937

Fonds consists of a family photograph album, certificates, mine reports, a letter of recommendation from the British Columbia Chamber of MInes and a copy of a trial regarding the drowning deaths of miners at Beban Mine.

Freeman (family)

Herman Gesell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1971

The fonds consists of water and oil paintings, oil pastel drawings, correspondence, the published writings of Silvio Gesell and ephemera.

Gesell, Herman

Edwards Brothers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1900, 1920-1931

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs of early Vancouver (1888-1900) and Victoria as well as portraits and photographs of B.C. towns (1920-1931).

Edwards Brothers

Ernie Johnson fonds

  • Fonds
  • Transcribed 1980 (originally created in 1896)

Fonds consists of a manuscript and typed transciption by Ernie Johnson of William Reed Johnson's diary. William Reed, Ernie's father, went to the Yukon in 1896.

Johnson, Ernie

Eva Monkhouse fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1959, 2006

Fonds consists of the original manuscripts and notes collected and written by Eva Monkhouse. Also includes the notes, edited manuscripts and final draft for 'Kingfisher Stories' published by the Enderby and District Museum.

Monkhouse, Eva

McDonald family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1956

The fonds consists of photographs of Harry S. McDonald, the McDonald family and of events, scenes, and individuals in the Revelstoke area.

McDonald (family)

Mark Bate fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-1927

Fonds consists of the personal, professional and political papers of Mark Bate. Also included are the estate records of individuals for whom Bate served as executor including Maria Snow (Robinson), E. Pimbury, J. Webb, and T.E. Peck. Fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Personal papers; 2) Estate papers; 3) Professional papers; and 4) Political papers.

Bate, Mark, 1837-1927

Masao Yoshitake fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1946

The fonds consists of Yoshitake's photographs primarily depicting life in road camps and internment camps in the interior of B.C.

Yoshitake, Masao

Monds family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1926]-1971

The fonds consists of photographs of the Monds family and of Ralph Monds' community activities. Fonds includes various certificates and ephemera of the Monds family.

Monds (family)

Owens family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1907

Arranged in two series, the fonds consists of a trophy, photographs, an album and a framed panorama view of the Owens Orchard titled Lakeview Orchard.

Owens (family)

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