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Girl Guides of Canada Beaufort Division fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1927, 1945-1976

The fonds consists of register of Brownies, Guides and Rangers in the Division (1952-1958); clippings; minutes, notes and scrapbook of the Alberni Local Association to Guides and Brownies (1949-1962); minutes (1924-1927) of the 1st Alberni Rangers; cashbooks (1973-1976) of the 1st Cherry Creek Brownies; and, notebooks and material relating to camping trips of the 1st IODE Guide Company.

Girl Guides of Canada. Beaufort Division

James McMahon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940

Fonds consists of one typed manuscript written in 1940 by James McMahon. He describes his early years in Ontario, his life on the 200 acre family bush farm in Hinchersbrook, Ontario, the homestead his family built north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, his work in a tie camp for the C.P.R., his experiences during the Riel Rebellion, his work in logging camps near Revelstoke, his work as a blacksmith and garage dealer in Enderby, B.C., and his experiences trapping and prospecting in northern B.C. An addendum describes his trip to southwestern United States in 1939. The manuscript includes a great deal of detail and excellent stories about people and places.

McMahon, James

Japan Ministry photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1942

The collection records the various aspects of the Sisters years (1934-1942) in Japan: areas, buildings, people, students, travels.

Japanese Canadian Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1994

The collection consists of photographs of people, events, organizations, and institutional activities relating to the Japanese-Canadian community, primarily in British Columbia. Many of the photographs depict scenes of Japanese-Canadian life in internment and relocation camps during and after World War II.

Harold Smiley fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-1977

Fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, briefs, reports, articles, and newspaper clippings written and collected by Smiley during his activities as a member of STRRADA and the Salmon Arm Municipal Ratepayers Association while researching the water diversion scheme.

Smiley, Harold

Harry T. Devine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1898

The fonds consists of Devine's photographs depicting early Vancouver, including scenes, buildings, and a portrait of Vancouver's first City Council.

Devine, Harry T.

Harry Vogel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1992

The fonds consists of photographs of the Rites of Passage Exhibition in Mission and of the restoration of the Mission Museum taken by Vogel.

Vogel, Harry

Hooper family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1909, 1943, 1977

Fonds consists of birth certificates and passports of Aina and Hector Hooper and a copy of their marriage registration.

Hooper (family)

Hopeline District Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1998

Fonds consists of records created by the Hopeline District Womens Institute including minutes of meetings for the Hopeline District Womens Institute and earlier coalitions 1953-1997, cash books for 1960-1998, 1992-1997 conference registration information, 11972-1985 membership lists, 1987 declaration of Womens Institute Week by the Hopeline District Womens Institute, slides, 2 audio cassettes containing interviews done in 1985 with Stella Welch, and the 1964 constitution and certificate of incorporation. There are materials related to the Womens Institute Heritage Club such as a 1941-1942 scrapbook entitled Womens Institute scrapbook vol. III, a Womens Institute Heritage Club scrapbook/album 1963-1987, and essays and newspaper clippings 1940-1960 detailing the history of the Institute, particularly in the Fraser valley area. There are minutes of meetings of the Douglas District Womens Institute 1984-1997 along with a roll call for Douglas District 1954-1986, and cash books for the Douglas District 1953-1976 and1986-1998. There is also a minute book, 1931-1932, from the Coghlau Womens Institute.

Hopeline District Women's Institute

John A. Pybus fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1881-1924

The fonds consists of Pybus' accounts (1881-1914) and correspondence (1884-1924), including correspondence relating to his appointments as Medical Health Officer and Coroner for the Alberni Mining District.

Pybus, John A.

John C. McGuffie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1904

Fonds consists of six educational certificates of John C. McGuffie.

McGuffie, John C.

John Cass fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1965-1993

Fonds consists of material generated and accumulated by John Cass in his role as unofficial Nanaimo historian. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Manuscripts; 3) Research files and 4) Newspaper Clippings; 5) and Photographs.

Cass, John, 1921-

John F. Leonard fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-1981

The fonds is divided into 9 series and consists of musical scores, a history and a certificate.

Leonard, John F

John Sabiston fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1902

The fonds consists of pilots licences (1877, 1880), a letter to Mrs. Sabiston from the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority offering condolences on her husband's death (1902), and a copy of the Nanaimo Pilotage bylaws (1883).

Sabiston, John, d. 1902

John Tapson-Jones fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1971

The fonds is divided into seven series and consists of the authors research, correspondence and drafts of completed works published.

Tapson-Jones, John

Kimberley District Heritage Society historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1917-1989]

The collection consists of photographs of Kimberley and area, including Marysville, the Sullivan Mine, and Chapman Camp, depicting individuals, families, and community groups; personnel, facilities, and operations of the Sullivan Mine; community events and activities; sports activities in the area (including curling, skiing, and ice hockey); and, general scenes. The collection includes photographs created and accumulated by Cominco's Sullivan Mine (earlier the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada) and by local professional photographers Peter Faulkner and Charles Wormington.

Star Shipyard (Mercer's) Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1973

The fonds consists of specifications for work on various ships and docks as well as tenders and agreements involving the shipyard. Several financial records, magazines, and manuals as well as a yard plan for the shipyard are also a part of the fonds.

Star Shipyard (Mercer's)

Stirling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1946

The fonds consists of seven series of material relating to C.J.R. Stirling's land purchases, and farming activities, his provincial exhibition awards, passports for family members, memorabilia for Mrs. Frances Stirling, Elvira Stirling, Ethel Stirling, and Gordon Stirling.

Stirling (family)

Swanwick family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1945

The fonds consists of World War I records, road foreman records, correspondence related to poultry courses, income related correspondence, records of production, discussion papers, certificates, bank books, blank forms and prize tags.

Swanwick (family)

Theodore Adams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1956

Fonds consists of private and business records kept by Theodore Adams in his course of business. Includes certificates, drawings, correspondence, diaries and journals, manuscripts, invoices, financial ledgers, and photographs.

Adams, Theodore

Thomas Bryant fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1870, 1887

Fonds consists of a vaccination certificate and a teaching certificate describing experience and qualifications, and comments by inspectors of the schools at which he taught in England.

Bryant, Thomas

Thomas Melish fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1945

The fonds consists of diaries with entries relating to the weather and to Melish's financial affairs as well as personal commentary on Armstrong-area people and events.

Melish, Thomas

Vic Hollister fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1988]-1991

The fonds consists of Hollister's records generated in his capacity as a member of the District of Mission Library Committee, including minutes, correspondence, plans, reports, notes, clippings, and published material.

Hollister, Vic

Victor Doray fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1967-1996, predominant 1967-1977

Fonds consists of records of two multi media projects created by Victor Doray, Turn Off Delight and Pic a Mix, and records from the Intermedia Society. Includes textual records, audio cassettes, audio reels, photographs (slides, prints and negatives), 8mm film reels, and video cassettes.

Doray, Victor, 1930-

Victory Loan Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1919

Fonds consists of the records of the local Enderby Victory Loan Committee from 1918-1919. Includes a committee meeting minute book (Oct-Nov. 1918) which details the events and activities conducted by the community in their effort to fund-raise for the war debt. Also includes a report produced by the B.C. Victory Loan Executive (1918-1919) detailing the Victory Loan status, as well as the amount of support from local chapters throughout the province.

Victory Loan Committee (Enderby, B.C.)

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