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Raines Mack fonds

  • CA HED 992.8
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1904-1959]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people, buildings, and views of Hedley, B.C., and of mining at the Kelowna Exploration Company's Nickel Plate Mine.

Mack, Raines

Nergaard Sawmill fonds

  • CA VAL 992.87
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1950

The fonds consists of timesheets (1949-1950) of the Nergaard Sawmill.

Nergaard Sawmill

West Canadian Hydro Electric Corporation fonds

  • CA EDM 993-87-10
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1940

The fonds consists of a ledger with records of electricity consumed by Grindrod and Enderby residents.

West Canadian Hydro Electric Corporation

Ken Richmond fonds

  • CA EMA 993.1
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1922, 1967

The fonds consists of Richmond's school photographs of Lampson Street School in Esquimalt along with photographs of scenes and industry in Esquimalt.

Richmond, Ken

W.A. McCombs fonds

  • CA AHM 994-05
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1964

The fonds consists of legal agreements, contracts, correspondence, and aerial photographs of McCombs relating to activities of logging companies he owned, including 10 Mile Bay Logging Company, Clarke Brothers Timber Company and Eagle Creek Logging Company.

McCombs, William Arnold

James Vanslyk fonds

  • CA VAL 999.98
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1961

The fonds consists of personal and business correspondence relating to Vanslyk's mining and art interests, records of mining claims, army records, reference maps of Valemount and area used by Vanslyk, and Vanslyk's drawings depicting scenes, buildings, industry and prospecting activities in the Canoe River area, the Robson Valley, Valemount and area, and Barkerville and area.

Vanslyk, James

Leonard Frank Photo Studio fonds

  • CA JHS A.1985.001
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1983

The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photo Studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photo Studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio

E.W. Beckett fonds

  • CA MRM A.88.12.1
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1924

The fonds consists of business correspondence and receipts of Beckett acting as Crown Timber Agent at New Westminster. Fonds includes records pertaining to the estates of Helena Kirby and Origen S.S. Martin.

Beckett, Ernest William, d. 1935

Port Haney Progressive Association fonds

  • CA MRM A.89.8
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1909

The fonds consists of constitution, minutes, bills and receipts of the association.

Port Haney Progressive Association

North Saanich Brick and Tile Company Ltd. fonds

  • CA SID A983.31
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1910

The fonds consists of certificate of incorporation, agreements of sale, share certificates, legal agreement concerning distribution of bricks, and a letter from the Glove Realty Company (1910) offering to purchase the operations of the company.

North Saanich Brick and Tile Company

Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd. fonds

  • CA FFG A994.10.1;A994.10.2;P994.10.3
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1986

The fonds consists of Northwood Pulp & Timber Ltd.s operational and administration records for the sawmills located throughout the northern interior and Prince George, British Columbia under their control during 1952 to 1986. The records provide an extensive look into the sawmill operation from legislation, policies and procedures to the financial records and the sawmill operation itself. The administration records for all the sawmills as well as the corresponding maps and aerial photographs include: finance/revenue, production; Forest Management Licences; Forest Management Plans; Inventory; Silviculture-Regen.; Royal Commission Briefs; Development Plans; Legislation and Regulations; Applications for Timber Forest Licence (TFL); Cruising/Valuation; Reforestation; Working Plans; Soil Scarification; Surveys; Logging/Working Plans; Timber Sale Harvesting Licence (TSHL); Annual Reports; Studies; Aerial Photographs; correlating maps; forest cover maps; inventory maps and topographical maps. The sawmills to which these records relate are: Alexander Forest Industries Ltd., Intercontinental Pulp Co. Ltd.; Hansard Lumber Co. Ltd.; Germanvoitch Sawmill Ltd.; Upper Fraser Spruce Mills Ltd.; Church Mill Ltd.; Shelly Development Ltd.; Sinclair Spruce Lumber Ltd.; Eagle Lake Sawmill Ltd.; McGregor Sawmill Ltd.; Penny Spruce Lumber Co. Ltd.; Bulkley Valley Pulp & Timber Ltd.; United Forest Products Ltd. and Fitchner Lumber Co. Ltd.

Northwood Pulp and Timber

Public Access Silviculture Information System Committee fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR055
  • Fonds
  • 1991 - 1993

The fonds consists of files documenting the silviculture issues considered by PASIS, and are arranged under the following series: Biodiversity and Forest Management, BC Reforestation Methods, Clearcutting, Forest Resource Development, Government Implementation of its Laws and Policies, Pesticide/Herbicide Concern, Public Awareness, and Correspondence and Reports.

Public Access Silviculture Information System Committee

Columbia River Treaty briefing books collection : 1961-1964

  • CA UVICARCH AR091
  • Collection
  • [Photocopied 1995]

The collection consists of Treaty and protocol documents, and correspondence for the Minister's use. The correspondence Martin selected for inclusion in these volumes was limited to letters containing significant argument for and against the Columbia River Treaty.

James G. Ripley fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR109
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1969]

The fonds consists of copies of government reports, minutes of meetings, notes of conversations with several fellow lobbyists including General McNaughton and Paul Martin, and correspondence received in response to his articles. The files gather much of what was written or published about the Columbia River Treaty between 1944 and 1968, and provide a unique chronology of the activities and strategies used to oppose it.

Ripley, James G.

Marine Environmental Science collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR151
  • Collection
  • 1928-2000, predominant 1962-1996

The collection consists of rare and difficult to obtain limited distribution documents relating to specific case studies, most of which have been printed and distributed by governments and industrial agencies. They generally contain environmental data, and may have interpretive sections. Some documents contain copies of government permits and associated correspondence. The collection is arranged in five primary research subjects: Pulp and Paper Mills, Toxicolocy, Victoria Sewage, Coast and Island Mines, and Regional Collections. Each subject is divided into case studies. Within each case study, documents are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Island Copper Mine fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR340
  • Fonds
  • 1970-2000

The fonds consists of the following series: Annual Environmental Reports, 1971-98; ICM staff environmental reports, 1970-2000; University reports, 1970-2000; Consultants' reports, 1970-99; Government reports, 1970-97; and Other reports, 1970-2000. These reports document the history of the mine, as well as the monitoring information, problems, and solutions it dealt with over the years. The first two series are arranged by date. The remaining series are arranged alphabetically by author. The report files often also include scientific articles, newspaper clippings, letters and related documentation.

Island Copper Mine

Carnation Creek Community History Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR364
  • Fonds
  • 1998-2001

The fonds consists of the following series: Reports, 1999-2001; Field notes of interview with Angie Joe, 1999; Transcripts of interviews with First Nations, 1998-1999, including: Robert Dennis, Tom Happynook, Tom and Liz Happynook, Herb Joe, Tom Joe, Spencer Peters, Willie Sport; Transcripts of interviews with scientific researchers, 1999-2000, including: Gordon Hartman, Eugene Hetherington, Dick Leahy, Dave Narver, Charlie Scrivener, and Peter Tschaplinski.

Carnation Creek Community History Project

Edward B. Harvey fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR405
  • Fonds
  • 1960 - 2006

The fonds consists of Dr. Edward B. Harvey's professional reports, proposals, studies, manuals, surveys, transcripts, presentations, books and published articles, written solely or in part by Edward Harvey or by Urban Dimensions Group Inc, under his direct supervision from 1960-2006. The material predominately relates to Harvey’s interest in health care, employment equity, education, and income security issues.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series Professional Work - 1960-2006

The series consists of printed materials, scholarly articles, reports, transcriptions, grant applications, proposals, studies, manuals, surveys, presentations, published articles, books and other related materials.


The series is divided into four sub-series. All files are arranged according to the original filing system of the creator.

Sub-series 1. Urban Dimensions Group Inc. consulting reports
Sub-series 2. Short Published Articles (Originals and Photocopies)
Sub-series 3. Edward B. Harvey Reports, Speeches and Transcriptions
Sub-series 4. Books

Harvey, Edward B.

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass) fonds

  • CA DMA CR-108
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1942

The fonds consists of records generated by the operation of the Brunswick Cannery on Canoe Pass from 1897 to 1926, under the ownership of the Brunswick Cannery Company, and after 1902, under the ownership of the British Columbia Packers Association and British Columbia Fishing and Packing Company Ltd. The fonds also includes records belonging to the Anglo American Canning Company Ltd. probably because the company's president, Francis Griffin Bell, became the manager of Brunswick Cannery for the Association in 1902. The fonds includes licenses, contracts, financial and fishermen's records generated by daily operations, plant inventories, and correspondence. The records are not complete. The records reflect its operation as a branch of the British Columbia Packers Association and therefore give insight into the operation of the Association. The fonds has been arranged into 9 series: annual reports, correspondence, financial records, fishermen's records, Francis G. Bell family records, legal records, miscellaneous material, personnel records, and plant inventories.

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass, B.C.)

Bill Hasting's St. Mungo photograph collection

  • CA DMA CR-123
  • Fonds
  • 1983

The collection consists of slides and photographs of the Glenrose Cannery and St. Mungo Archaeological digs, and staff and drawings of the St. Mungo archaeological site. The material was used as a display at a talk on the archaeological digs given by W. Hastings in 1983.

Delta Shingle Mill collection

  • CA DMA CR-133
  • Collection
  • 1910-1916

The collection consists of 22 photographs that show in a variety of detail the operation and structures of a shingle mill and logging railroad in North Delta in the early part of the 1900's. The collection includes photographs of the owner, Wesley Thompson, his family, and mill workers. The donor also provided photocopies of clippings and genealogical information about the Thompson family, which are located in the Archives Reference files under Wesley Thompson.

Delta Shingle Mill

Frank and Winifred Fisher fonds

  • CA DMA CR-32
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1912-1930

The fonds consists of a diary kept by Frank Fisher. Part of the diary appears to be written at the time he was a bookkeeper at Deas Island in 1912; this section of the diary is written in pen. Other entries written in pencil chronicle the day to day activities of farm life. It is likely, therefore that this section was written after Mr. Fisher returned from the war and started farming Deas Island. The fonds also consists of a letter found in Mr. Fisher's diary, written to him by a relative or friend, Kathleen, living overseas.

Fisher, Frank

John Christopherson fonds

  • CA DMA CR-48
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1976

The fonds consists of records relating to the functions and activities of John Christopherson, the manager of B.C. Packers Limited oyster operation on Boundary Bay in Delta. The records mainly deal with oyster operations at Boundary Bay and Pendrell Sound, and include daily work diaries, correspondence, invoices, cost estimates, time sheets, boat log books, inventories, newspaper clippings and other reference material. The fonds includes photographs that detail the operations of the Boundary Bay oyster plant. The fonds also includes personal records that belong to John and Grace Christopherson, including correspondence, a travel diary, and memorabilia that relate to their social activities in Delta. The fonds is arranged in seven series: Work diaries; Boundary Bay oyster operation records; Boat log books; Pendrell Sound seed operation records; Reference materials; John and Grace Christopherson personal records; and, Photographs.

Christopherson, John

Leary family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-54
  • Fonds
  • 1897-[196-?]

Textual records consist of legal records belonging to A.R. Leary including land deeds, mortgage papers, and fire insurance policies. The fonds also includes British Columbia history and geography textbooks, newspaper clippings, a June 3, 1948 issue of the Ladner Optimist, school certificates, a short history of Vancouver, May Day raffle tickets, rules and regulations of the Grand Black Chapter of Ireland, programs, receipts, notebooks, correspondence, etc. It also contains genealogical notes on the Leary family compiled by Mabel MacNamara and Laura Miller. The fonds includes photographs of men during the gold rush, Knickerbocker's Barber Shop, schools and students, Ladner Ferry, World War I tanks, logging, canneries, ferries, etc. as well as photographs of various members of the Leary family.

Leary (family)

Philip S. Quelch fonds

  • CA DMA CR-58
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1927

The fonds consists of black and white copy prints of personnel, equipment and operations at the Ladner Lumber Mill, their outfit and the Savage's outfit. Also contains photographs of Philip Quelch and friends at leisure, many group photos, photographs of Ladner buildings, the ferry, Ladner's Landing, the Ladner War Memorial, and the dance hall at Point Roberts.

Quelch, Philip S.

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