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Ernie Skyrme fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1944

Fonds consists of one journal, dated 1912, kept by Ernie Skyrme when he was the foreman of the L & A Ranch. Entries include quantities of livestock, hardware, feed, grain or hay purchased or sold by the ranch, plus notations of new employees. Entries in the back of the book, dated 1928, record the breeding and calving of cows and sows on Hazelmere ranch. Fonds also includes one letter written by George Heggie to Ernie Syrme, 1944, where he explains his reasons for moving to Victoria and recounts memories of their experiences on the Stepney & L & A Ranch.

Skyrme, Ernie

Fleetwood Memorial United Church (Surrey, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1995

Fonds consists of records from Fleetwood Memorial United Church, Green Timbers United Church, and Bethany United Church. Records include Baptismal registers (1953-1994), Marriage registers (1969-1986), Burial registers (1954-1994); Communion roll (1962-1970); Session minutes (1982-1987), Stewards minutes (1951-1987), Stewards correspondence and reports (1951-1981), Official board minutes (1966-1985), Official board correspondence (1961-1985), Church Council minutes (1987-1991), Church Council correspondence (1987-1989), Congregational records (1958-1993), Christian Education Committee minutes (1980-1981), Building Committee records (1951-1955), Finance Committee minutes (1984-1985), Executive Committee minutes (1987-1994), Worship Committee minutes (1986-1988); Property records (1991-1995), Trustees records (1951-1990), Manse rental records (1981-1982); Woman's Association records (1949-1955), United Church Women records (1954-1994); Choir minutes (1965-1979); Scrapbooks (1951-1987); Treasurer's records (1980-1990), Donation book (1952-1954), C.E. Building records (1981-1989); Annual reports (1978-1993); and Newsletters (1960-1993).

Fleetwood Memorial United Church (Surrey, B.C.)

Diamond School Parent Teacher Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1989

The fonds consists of Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A.) minute books (1949-1957 and 1957-1967); guest books (1961-1989 and 1988,1989); a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings concerning local residents (1964-1971); and three loose pages (two are visitor signatures and one is a letter to parents concerning the school closure).

Diamond School Parent Teacher Association

Dolly Egdell fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of Glaholm and McGregor family members and assorted Nanaimo scenes and buildings. The photographs have been annotated by Dolly Egdell.

Egdell, Dolly

E.A. Hegg fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1898-1900], [ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway (ca. 1898-1900) and of the Copper River and Northwest Railroad (ca. 1920) in Alaska.

Hegg, Eric A.

E.G. Prior and Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1913

The fonds consists of an accounts ledger, correspondence, daily journal, and financial records of E.G. Prior and Company.

E.G. Prior and Company (Kamloops, B.C.)

Fraser Basin Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2003

The fonds consists of a study prepared by Jennifer Krotz, Bsc, titled "Shuswap and Mara Lakes Aquatic/Development Fringe Study". The goal of the study was to gather, organize and map, the available background information, to enable the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, senior Governments, and the community to incorporate environmental, economic, social and institutional values in land use practices on Shuswap and Mara Lakes. The study gathered other studies, reports, surveys, geo-referenced data, concerning fish habitat, wildlife habitat, foreshore/riparian habitat, water quality, hydrologic interactions, human activities, and historic/cultural sites. The study contains maps and lists.

Fraser Basin Council

Fraserview United Church (Vancouver, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1997, predominant 1927-1997

Fonds consists of the records of Fraserview United Church and its predecessor Secord United Church. Records include Baptism records (1948-1996), Marriage registers (1953-1997), and burial registers (1948-1997); Membership records (1949-1988); Session minutes (1930-1972), Stewards minutes (1940-1973), Official Board minutes (1927-1992), Official Board correspondence and reports (1948-1983), Trustees minutes (1958-1983) and correspondence (1980-1983), Congregational meetings minutes (1927-1987), and Building Committee minutes (1952-1954), Christian Education Committee minutes (1960-1966); Woman's Association minutes (1928-1967) and financial records (1929-1961), Woman's Association Service Group minutes (1948-1953), Woman's Association Young Married Ladies Group minutes (1947-1948), Woman's Association O.N.O. Circle minutes (1959-1974), United Church Women minutes (1968-1994), United Church Women Naomi Unit minutes (1959-1967), and United Church Women Sunshine Unit minutes (1973-1976); As One That Serves (AOTS) minutes (1962-1969); Sunday School Birthday Book (1930-1949); Canadian Girls in Training financial records (1965-1970), Hi-C financial records (1962-1963); Statistical reports (1977-1981), Joint Board meetings (South Hill and Wilson Heights Churches) minutes (1981-1983); Congregational financial records (1891-1983); Annual reports (1955-1995); and Guest Books (1975, 1985).

Fraserview United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Frederick Charles Manning fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1942

The fonds consists of Manning's membership cards in fraternal and business associations, correspondence relating to property of Sproat Lake Lumber Company Ltd., list of shareholders of the company, personal share certificates, and income tax records.

Manning, Frederick Charles

George Meeres Photographic and Art Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1959

Fonds consists of correspondence with and photographs of residents of Enderby and District, plus photographs of local organizations, groups and views of the area.

Meeres Photographic and Art Studio

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

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