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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

Englefield Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1979, predominant 1970-1979

The fonds consists of photograph negatives and prints of the Nanaimo region as well as personal records of Leslie Englefield.

Englefield Studio

Agnes Flett fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of a Legion banquet. Includes images of the unveiling of the "Bathtub Capital" sign and various people including Frank Ney, Janice Dorman, George Pearkes, and Jack Johnson.

Flett, Agnes

Albert Hitchen collection

  • Fonds
  • 1940

Collection consists of Albert Hitchen's pay statements for work in the Northfield Mine (Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd.). Statements show gross wages less deductions for such items as coal, doctor, hospital fund, income tax, national defence tax and union dues.

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.

Bowen Auto Camp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942

Fonds consists of an inventory, taken in November 1942, of the furnishings and fixtures in the Auto Camp. Only three pages of the 300 page volume remain; the first 36 pages are cut out.

Bowen Auto Camp

Bright Mine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1953

Fonds consists of one volume that lists daily tonnage totals, amount of coal and rock per ton, number of miners, timbering and other statistics related to the extraction of coal. Volume also includes total annual tonnages for 1952 and 1953. Annual tonnage totals are comparable to the totals given in the Minister of Mines Annual Reports for 1952 and 1953 and confirm the volume's provenance.

Bright Mine

Nanaimo Board of School Trustees fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1893-1925

Fonds consists of records which document the functions and activities of the School Trustees. The fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Letterbooks; 2) Correspondence and 3) Cashbook.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of School Trustees

Nanaimo Cemetery Trustees fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1924

The fonds consists of the Nanaimo Cemetery plot book and minutes of meetings of the Cemetery Trustees.

Nanaimo Cemetery Trustees

Nanaimo Council of Women fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-1979

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, annual reports, and scrapbooks and other reference material.

Nanaimo Council of Women

Nanaimo Gold Commissioner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1946

The fonds consists of correspondence and receipts.

British Columbia. Nanaimo Gold Commissioner

Nanaimo Literary Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1863-1864, 1878-1892

The fonds consists of constitution (1863-1864), cashbook (1878-1886), Debating and Elocution Class minutes (1880-1891), and minutes (1880-1885). The minute book for the Debating and Elocution class also records rentals of the Hall by community groups (1887-1892).

Nanaimo Literary Institute

Nanaimo Mine Rescue Station fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1951

The fonds consists of correspondence, examination record, mine rescue team lists and annual reports, annual reports (1914-1936) to the Chief Inspector of mines, correspondence (1922-1951) consisting of reports from and letters to the Vancouver Mine Safety Association, the Inspector of Mines and the Mine Rescue Station in Nanaimo, examination questions for third class candidates (1934-1936), the examination record (1915-1934, 1936-1951) listing the activities and dates of each student and number of laps made, pulse and condition of trainee, and mine rescue team lists which document note date, team number, mine number, and names of miners.

British Columbia. Nanaimo Mine Rescue Station

Nanaimo Pilotage Authority fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1906

The fonds consists of a register of vessels of the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority at Port of Nanaimo (1900-1906) listing date, name of vessel and master, point of departure, tonnage, and number of crew.

Nanaimo Pilotage Authority

Nanaimo Pioneer Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1931-1985

The fonds consists of accounts (1964-1979), bylaws (1937), correspondence (1932-1957), dues (1937-1979), minutes (1956-1985), and applications. Fonds includes an index to names of applicants.

Nanaimo Pioneer Society

Nanaimo Power and Sail Squadron fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-2003

Fonds consists of organizational records of the Nanaimo Power and Sail Squadron. Fonds is arranged in five series: 1) Regulations; 2) Executive records 1957-1996 and 1998-1999; 3) Annual General Meeting records 1985-1996; 4) Photographs; 5) Miscellaneous and 6) Newsletters.

Nanaimo Power and Sail Squadron

Nanaimo Recycling Exchange fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1990-1996

The fonds consists of records which document the development, administration and operations of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange and its predecessor, the Western Canada Wilderness Committee. The fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Administration; 2) Funding; 3) Personnel; and 4) 3Rs.

Nanaimo Recycling Exchange

Nanaimo Zoning Board of Appeal fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1967

Fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Appeal. Minute book also includes minutes of the Market Committee, the Waterworks Committee, the Court of Revision and Public Hearings.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Appeal

Union Brewery Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892-1900

The fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Directors meetings.

Union Brewery Company

Soroptimist Club of Nanaimo fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1973

Fonds consists of records that document the activities, governance and functions of the club. These include scrapbooks, bank records, correspondence, photographs, bylaws, educational material, Christmas pudding recipes, ceremony instructions, committee reports, membership records and clippings. Although minutes are referred to in these records, their location is unknown. Fonds arranged in seven series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Club administration records; 3) Financial records; 4) Correspondence; 5) Projects; 6) Photographs and 7) Ephemera.

Soroptimist Club of Nanaimo

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

Rudolf Stueck fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1960

Fonds consists of six photographs of Chinatown taken by Rudolf Stueck. The photographs were taken a few months before Chinatown was razed by fire.

Stueck, Rudolf

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