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Fruit Growers Mutual Insurance Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1955-1974

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Directors meetings and of annual general meetings, contracts for reinsurance, some client files, which contain copies of automobile insurance coverage issued by the Fruit Growers Mutual Insurance Company to clients in the Kelowna, B.C. area, a file of job definitions, and three ledgers for the period 1968 to 1974: insurance ledger (1968-1974); general ledger (1972-1974); and a record of claims paid, reconciled, outstanding and incurred (1970 and 1974).

Fruit Growers Mutual Insurance Company

Japanese Canadian Citizens Association B.C. Division fonds

  • CA JCN 1994-55;1994-56;1994-57;1994-58
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1948-1955]

The fonds consists of records of the Vancouver chapter of the Japanese Canadian Citizens Association, including correspondence (1952-1955), financial records (1947-1949), minutes (1948-1955), constitution (1951), and reference material (1954-1956). Fonds also includes some records of the Greenwood Chapter (1948), the Kelowna Chapter (1952), as well as minutes of the Provincial Convention (1948).

Japanese Canadian Citizens Association. B.C. Division

Elsie Allan theatre collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR001
  • Collection
  • 1925-1980

The collection consists of material compiled by Elsie Allan concerning theatre in Victoria and other locations in B.C. and in England. The collection includes notebooks of annotated scripts, scripts of plays, announcements and notices of meetings of the Victoria Theatre Guild, programmes of amateur and professional performances in Victoria, New York, and England, and programmes of the British Columbia, Dominion, Kelowna, and Vancouver Island Drama Festivals.

Napolean Peter Casorso fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1997, predominate 1922-1987

Fonds has been arranged into eight Series. Each series has been broken down by subject and filed chronologically, either by date or alphabetically. The fonds reflect the material kept and collected by Pete Casorso. The records date from 1885 - 1997, but are predominantly from 1922 - 1987, the year after his death. The fonds focuses on the business and financial records kept by Pete Casorso. The files represent his business interests whether it is Mountview Sawmills Ltd. Pioneer Ranch, Casorso Brothers Ltd. and the many properties he owned or co-owned, mining interests (especially Lexington Mines Ltd. and Notre Dames Des Mines). Also included are records relating to insurance and legal indentures, personal records such as correspondence. Many of the records are handwritten and offer a glimpse into the life and times of Pete Casorso, Kelowna pioneer, farmer and businessman. on contents. Fonds has been arranged into 8 series: They include 1) Financial: Bank Statements, Securities, and Income Tax, 1885-1986; 2) Real Estate: sorted by Lot number, 1930-1987; 3) Correspondence: general 1912-1979; 4) Business Records: general, Mountview Sawmills Ltd., Farm Management, Pioneer Ranch, Mining including: Lexington Mines Ltd., Notre Dames Des Mines Ltd. 1907-1987; 5) Legal: Wills, Patent, Indentures 1922-1987; 6) Insurance: Property, Life and Automobile 1926-1981; 7) Personal: Correspondence and Family History, note: some restrictions 1926-1983; 8) Ephemera: Fruit and Vegetable industry, mining, miscellaneous 1919-1982.

Casorso, Napolean Peter, 1888-1987

Kelowna Rowing Club fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1956

Fonds consists of a binder of Kelowna Rowing Club Annual General Meetings and Minutes from 1952 to 1956 incomplete; lists of rowing races winners from races in 1907 to 1928; Jim Panton's Sportcast 1952, Kelowna Rowing Club letterhead and laser copies of photographs.

Kelowna Rowing Club

CKOV fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1980

Fonds consists of records, published material, radio agreements and licensing, and other papers pertaining to Okanagan Broadcasters and CKOV radio station in Kelowna in particular. Includes: Okanagan Country magazine with feature stories on CKOV, J.W.B. Browne, and Jim Browne Jr.; CKOV publications, lexicon, and newspaper articles; CKOV history; radio rates and news broadcast; listener correspondence; Prospectus, Letter of Operation Details, Financial Records; lease and agreement papers; application for FM license; framed papers and certificates; "Imagine Please: Early Radio Broadcasting in B.C."; "Birth of Radio in Canada; Signed On"; "The C.A.B. Story"; "Canadian Radio Yearbook 1946"; minute books; corporation record book. Fonds also includes 7 photo albums and scrapbooks. See complete listing and description of the Jamie Browne file on document included in the file. Fonds has been arranged into 10 series. They include 1) CKOV history; 2) Legal documents 1931-1965; 3) Financial statements 1934, 1937, 1938, 1955, 1965; 4) Correspondence 1935-1941; 5) Minutes of staff meetings 1947-1949; 6) Radio scripts 1933, 1934, 1950; 7) Letters and poems from CKOV listeners 1956-1959; 8) March of Dimes and Rivers of Milk programs 1942; 9) Ephemera: 10) Audio Cassettes.

CKOV (Radio station : Kelowna, B.C.)

Kelowna Junior Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1965

Fonds consists of 7 Junior Chamber of Commerce of Canada National Awards Contest scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper articles on Kelowna and the Jaycees, Lady of the Lake Pageant; photographs, correspondence, Reports to Presidents, brochures about the City of Kelowna and the Jaycee Creed. Ephemera includes The Buzzer newsletters,and a Longs Super Drugs calendar 1965. Wooden cover scrapbook of photographs includes photographs of signs Welcoming You to Kelowna and signs saying "Japs Go Home". Also includes photographs of The Junior Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention in Penticton 1944; the Jay Bee Hike up Terrace Mountain June 1944; and the building and the Lady of The Lake performance on the 1945 Beauty Barge. Fonds consists of 3 series: 1) Junior of Chamber of Commerce of Canada National Awards Contest scrapbooks for Tourism Promotion 1949; Unit Constitution 1957-1958; Outstanding Jaycees 1960-1961; Public Relations 1961-1962; Community Betterment 1961-1962; Outstanding Junior Chamber 1961-1962; 2) scrapbook of photographs; 3) Ephemera 1963-1965.

Kelowna Junior Chamber of Commerce

David Martyn fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1973 - 2012

Fonds relates to David Martyn’s leadership of worship services at all of the congregations that he served. Includes records relating to his preaching as a student minister. Fonds consists of two record series: Sermons (1973-2012) and Memorial services (1977-1992).

Martyn, David

Kamloops-Okanagan Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2008

Fonds consists of the following record series: Kamloops-Okanagan Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1925-2008); Chronological files of the Presbytery Secretary (1926-1956 ; 1973-1998); Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary (1979-1980 ; 1988-1992); Financial records of the Presbytery Secretary (1973-1976); and Presbytery committees (19272-1997).

United Church of Canada. Kamloops-Okanagan Presbytery

First United Church (Kelowna, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916-2009

Fonds consists of records from First United Church and Knox Presbyterian Church. Records inlcude Baptismal registers (1907-1976), Marriage registers (1903-1987), and Burial registers (1949-1971); Membership records (1938-2004); Board and committee records (1905-1999); Women's group records (1933-2004); Men's group records (1965-1973); Youth group records (1952-1961); Correspondence/subject files (1933-1962; Annual reports (1957-2009); Newsletters (1987-1998); and Buildings and property records (1962).

First United Church (Kelowna, B.C.)

Rutland United Church (Kelowna, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1997

Fonds consists of records Mount View Methodist Church, Benvoulin United Church, Glenmore Methodist Mission, Glenmore United Church, St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Rutland, Rutland Presbyterian Church, Rutland United Church and Rutland-Oyama Pastoral Charge. Fonds includes Baptismal registers (1911-1974), Marriage registers (1911-1974), Burial registers (1911-1974); Circuit register (1909-1949), Communion register (1927-1940), Communion rolls (1922-1961), Membership transfers (1951-1965); Session minutes (1925-1970), Board of Managers minutes (1914-1925), Stewards minutes (1925-1971), Official Board minutes (1908-1991), Congregational Meetings minutes (1914--1972), Trustees records (n.d.); Women's Group records (1942-1989); As One That Serves minutes (1951-1980); Sunday School records (1900-1969); Young People's Society minutes (1921-1925); Subscription Book (1912-1925), Account Book (1952-1957) and Annual Reports (1969-1997).

Rutland United Church (Kelowna, B.C.)

St. Paul's United Church (Kelowna, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1997

Fonds consists of records created in the names of Mission Road United Church and St. Paul's United Church. Records include Baptism registers (1949-1988), Marriage registers (1961-1991), and Burial Registers (1959-1989); Membership Records (1958-1978); Session minutes (1961-1973), Stewards minutes (1962-1973) Official board minutes (1948-1973), Congregation Meeting minutes (1958-1973); Sunday School records (1947-1956); Building and property records (1957); "St. Paul's United Church: The First Fifty Years" (church history)(1947-1997); Annual reports (1962- 1997); and Newsletters (The Spot) (1988-1991).

St. Paul's United Church (Kelowna, B.C.)