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7-10 Club Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1983-1996

Fonds consists of records that document the functions and activities of the Society including minutes, correspondence, financial statements, and clippings about the Society that appeared in the Nanaimo media. Fonds is arranged in six series: 1) Co...

7-10 Club Society

Addison family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1991, predominant [195-]

Fonds consists of family papers and memorabilia of the Addison family. Includes letters and cards sent for Jane Addison's one-hundredth birthday in 1988, certificates from various fraternal societies and service organizations, materials relat...

Addison (family)

Al Addison fonds: 1912-1969

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1969]

Fonds consists of reproduced maps and reports, annotated by Addison, related to the Blue Flame Mine. Includes a copy of a portion of the G.H. Clapp report on gas formations in the Nanaimo Basin (1912), a copy of the Wilkinson report of Morden Mine...

Addison, Al

Doreen Ketchen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909, 1933, 1934, 1947

Fonds consists of four photographs. Images include a view of Earl Fletcher and classmates in front of Central School (1909), a view of Doreen Fletcher's class at North Ward School (1933), a view of Doreen Fletcher's class at Thomas Hodgs...

Ketchen, Doreen

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 Nanaim...

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)

Canadian Pony Club (Nanaimo Branch) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1981

The fonds consist of records relating to the operations and activities of the Nanaimo Pony Club which is part of the B.C. Regional Division. Some of the records pertain specifically to the Nanaimo club, some relate to activities of the B.C. region...

Canadian Pony Club. Nanaimo Branch

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

Arman, Tognini family collection

  • Fonds
  • 1888-[ca. 1930]

Collection consists of birth, marriage, naturalization and other certificates and papers for Steven Arman and Guiseppina Tognini. Some of the documents are in Italian.

Arman (family)

Ladies Lawn Bowling Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1941

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the Ladies Lawn Bowling Club in Nanaimo.

Ladies Lawn Bowling Club (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Leo F. LePas fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932, 1933

Fonds consists of records related to LePas's insurance agency and includes correspondence and sketches of the Union Hotel area in Cumberland and the City Works yard on Prideaux Street in Nanaimo.

LePas, Leo F., d. 1980

McLay family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1928

The fonds consists of family papers, including marriage and birth certificates and photographs, and records of Thomas McLay relating to his tugboat business, including a 1920 log and account book and letters of reference and qualifications.

McLay (family)

Magistrate's Office fonds: 1863, 1865

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied ca. 1993

Fonds consists of correspondence from the Colonial Secretary to the Nanaimo Magistrate's office (1863) and an issue of the Government Gazette of Vancouver Island, May 9, 1865.

Vancouver Island (Colony). Nanaimo Magistrate's Office

Mary and Violet Lane fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1949

Fonds consists of undated report cards and a 1923 high school entrance certificate for Mary Lane, Quennell School; domestic science notebooks of Violet Lane (primarily sewing notebooks); a program for the Nanaimo High School production of "Th...

Lane, Mary

Independent Order of Oddfellows, Black Diamond Lodge No. 5 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1901

Fonds consists of records related to property acquired by the Lodge, a memorandum from Samuel Robins of the Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company regarding harbour infill and three banquet tickets.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Black Diamond Lodge No. 5 (Nanaimo, B.C.)

James Hardy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1905

Fonds consists of a booklet which is inscribed "James Hardy, Nanaimo B.C." and which contains handwritten notes on steam boilers, pressures, etc. Also includes certificates issued to James Hardy for competency as a third class engineer a...

Hardy, James

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 P...

Cass, John, 1921-

John Hofman collection

  • Fonds
  • 1998

Collection consists of pen and ink drawings of the following: 610 Selby Street (Beck Residence); 755 Terminal Avenue (Wardill Residence); 28 Front Street (Tom Brown's Autobody); detail of 28 Front Street; 102 Fry Street Young Residence); 2 im...

John MacDonald fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1905

The fonds consists of receipts for various goods and services.

Macdonald, John

Mayer's Red House fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1866-1875, predominant 1866

The fonds consists of an account book. It is arranged by family name of account holder, and lists dates and items purchased.

Mayer's Red House

Nanaimo Board of Health fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1931

Fonds consists of minutes of the Nanaimo Board of Health. The minutes were typically recorded in this volume but occasionally they were recorded in the City Council Minutes. The annual reports (1895-1897) stipulated in the Act were subsequently pu...

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Health

Nanaimo Centennial (1958) Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-1958

Fonds consists of reports, correspondence, promotional materials, and memorabilia. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Centennial (1958) Committee

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