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British Columbia Secondary School Teachers' Association fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2-IV-2
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1944

The fonds consists of minutes of annual general meetings and executive council meetings of the B.C. Secondary School Teachers' Association, previously known as the B.C. Secondary Teachers' Association, the Provincial Secondary Teachers' Association, and the Provincial Teachers' Association.

British Columbia Secondary School Teachers' Association

Provincial Teachers' Institute fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2-III-2
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1914

The fonds consists of the minutes (1897-1914) of the Committee of Management of the Provincial Teachers' Institute.

Provincial Teachers' Institute

British Columbia Principals Association fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1944

The fonds consists of the constitution, minutes (1938-1944) and correspondence (1943-1944) of the B.C. Principals Association.

British Columbia Principals Association

Timber and Forestry Branch fonds

  • CA FFG P996.6
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1935

The fonds consists of photographic black and white images chronologically depicting the British Columbia Forest Service practical procedures in road construction, land clearing; reconnaissance; reproduction; settlement; burn over lands and stands; waterways; water power; utilization and waste; types and stands; cut over land and stands; growth and yields; game; grazing; mills: portable; pulp; saw; and shingle.

British Columbia. Timber and Forestry Branch

Edward Peter De Cunha fonds

  • CA MMB P988.138.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1970]

The fonds consists of certificates, operator's licences, cards of merchant navy defence courses taken, letters of reference and general correspondence relating to shipping. Two folders include maps of Thames River and Rotterdam Harbour with Port Authority notes. Fonds includes de Cunha's file relating to meteorology, printed material and photographs of Cunha's personal life and marine career.

De Cunha, Edward Peter, 1922-

Richard Ronald Burns fonds

  • CA MMB P988.12.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1913]

The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B.C. coast by steamer by Ronald Burns and family.

Burns, Richard Ronald

Frank E. Unwin fonds

  • CA MMB P985.8.1-8
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1970]

The fonds consists of photographs of pilot boats, tugs, the Bounty (replica), log booms, and explosion at Ripple Rocks and ephemera.

Unwin, Frank E.

Kwong Lee Trading Company fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 162
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1862

The fonds consists of 16 receipts of the Kwong Lee Trading Company, including shipping receipts from the B.C. and V.S.N. Company steamer Governor Douglas and wholesale goods dealer L. Bonanati Romano, most with Chinese script on the back, 2 signed by Ovid Allard, Chief Trader at the Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Langley, B.C., and one signed from Fort Yale, B.C.

Kwong Lee and Company

Jason Allard fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 155
  • Fonds
  • 1923-1957

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing assorted newspaper and journal clippings pertaining to the history of British Columbia and Fort Langley, B.C., letters of condolence regarding the death of Allard's son in battle during World War I, and some articles written by Allard himself.

Allard, Jason Ovid, 1848-1931

Henry Heller fonds

  • CA LMA MS 43
  • Fonds
  • 1933, 1945

Fonds consists of three photographs. Includes one photograph of Tom Canoe and Gerald Heller Sr. on a hunting trip, one of Tom Canoe and Ed Murphy Jr. on a hunting trip with horses, and one of Edward Murphy Sr. & Jr. fishing in the first lake up Kwoiek valley.

Heller, Henry

Myrtle Dunham fonds

  • CA LMA MS 35
  • Fonds
  • 1940

Fonds consists of two photographs taken by Myrtle Dunham. Includes one photograph of the North Bend aerial ferry and one of a mountain scene taken north of Lytton.

Dunham, Myrtle, d. 1998

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton fonds: [ca. 1864-1865]

  • CA LMA MS 34
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1999]

The fonds consists of 29 photographs copied from the presentation album sent to Sir Bulwer-Lytton. Includes scenes of New Westminster in 1864, steamboats, lakes along the Harrison route, scenes in the Fraser Canyon, towns of Yale, Lytton, Port Douglas, Pemberton, Clinton, and also groups of people, including A.C. Elliott and Joseph W. Trutch. The photographs are arranged in the order of the two gold-rush routes to the Cariboo, one by the Harrison-Lillooet route and one by the Fraser Canyon route.

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron

Jim Baker collection

  • CA LMA MS 21
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1998]

The collection consists of the memories and anecdotes of Jim Baker. Includes 2 copied audio tapes, one report and 7 photographs. Audio tapes are BCPA Landscapes and People, about ranches in the lower Cariboo and Ashcroft area.

Larry Kuehn fonds

  • CA BCT MS 1
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1986

The fonds consists of the personal files of Larry Kuehn relating to his work with the Solidarity Coalition in organizing Operation Solidarity and with the British Columbia Federation of Labour and the records of Operation Solidarity, of which Kuehn was Coordinator. Operation Solidarity records include Executive Committee and Officers meeting files (including minutes and correspondence), Public Sector Committee files, Political Action Committee files, and Operation Solidarity activities, correspondence and financial files.

Kuehn, Larry, 1944-

Melville Jack fonds

  • CA MMB L4593;L4594;L4595
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1935

The fonds consists of continuous certificate of discharge (1917-1925) and other certificates and indentures of Melville Jack. Fonds includes postcards of the ships Princess Alice and Princess Elaine.

Jack, Melville, b. 1896

Gerald A. Rushton fonds

  • CA MMB L445;P3738-3773
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1958

The fonds consists of photographs of Union Steamship vessels, ranging in date from 1891 to 1955 and Union Steamship newsletters (1956-1958).

Rushton, Gerald Arnold

G.A. Casey fonds

  • CA MMB L373
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1914

The fonds consists of monthly time book (1912-1914) kept by G.A. Casey, Purser for the SS Coquitlam operated by Union Steamship Company of B.C. Ltd.

Casey, G.A.

Charles Grant fonds

  • CA MMB L3237
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles

E.A. Morris fonds

  • CA MMB L2532
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1892

The fonds consists of a diary detailing Morris' departure from England, voyage across the Atlantic, meeting his brother in New York, the train trip across the continent, the voyage on the SS Otter from Victoria up the coast and his journey to Cassiar.

Morris, E.A.

British Columbia Mountaineering Club fonds

  • CA NVAN F205
  • Fonds
  • 1907 - 2012

The fonds consists of administrative records of the club, including minutes, reports, correspondence, financial statements, cabin visitor books, summit registers, membership records and others. It also contains many hundreds of photographs, glass plate negatives, films and other moving images, as well as publications of the BCMC, including the B.C. Mountaineer, the BCMC Newsletter, as well as hiking and climbing guides in whose publication the BCMC was involved. It also contains many news cuttings relating to hiking and climbing in British Columbia and activities of club members. These records document many aspects of the club's activities including their involvement in mountaineering, advocacy for land conservation, and natural history. The fonds also contains the records of Mary and David Macaree which they created and accumulated during the course of researching their publications '103 Hikes in Southwestern British Columbia' and '109 Walks in B.C.'s Lower Mainland'.

British Columbia Mountaineering Club

Leary family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-54
  • Fonds
  • 1897-[196-?]

Textual records consist of legal records belonging to A.R. Leary including land deeds, mortgage papers, and fire insurance policies. The fonds also includes British Columbia history and geography textbooks, newspaper clippings, a June 3, 1948 issue of the Ladner Optimist, school certificates, a short history of Vancouver, May Day raffle tickets, rules and regulations of the Grand Black Chapter of Ireland, programs, receipts, notebooks, correspondence, etc. It also contains genealogical notes on the Leary family compiled by Mabel MacNamara and Laura Miller. The fonds includes photographs of men during the gold rush, Knickerbocker's Barber Shop, schools and students, Ladner Ferry, World War I tanks, logging, canneries, ferries, etc. as well as photographs of various members of the Leary family.

Leary (family)

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2005; predominant 1969-2005

Fonds consists of annual reports, budgets, meeting minutes, policies, correspondence, court records, proposals, research reports, publications, and subject files generated by SPEC in the course of carrying out its functions and activities.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation

Derrick and Gwen Mallard fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR372
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2001, predominant 1980-1996

The fonds is arranged in 12 series: Alpha-numeric series (A1-W27), 1959-93; Derrick Mallard series, 1947-2001; Gwen Mallard series, 1968-97; B.C. Environmental Associations, 1972-2000; BC Environmental newsletters, 1970-2000; Community Associations, 1990-2000; Capital Regional District, 1990-2000; Foundations, 1994-2000; Issues, 1973-2000; Land preservation, 1990-2000; Awards, 1992-2001; Photographs. The Alpha-Numeric system was established by Derrick Mallard in the early years of his environmental work. The vast majority of the files were left un-filed, and constitute the Mallards research files relating to their C.A.S.E. work. These have been arranged in series reflecting the subject groupings of his early alpha-numeric system. Administrative files relating to C.A.S.E. have been arranged in the B.C. Environmental Associations series. Approximately 300 reports and publications have been transferred to Special Collections, and cataloged as the Derrick Mallard Collection. They are on a wide variety of environmental subjects, including: water, sewage, transportation, parks, farming, noise, fishing, endangered species and global issues.

Mallard, Derrick

Friends of Ecological Reserves fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR352
  • Fonds
  • 1983-1993

The fonds consists of 6 series: Khutzeymateen, 1981-1993; Ecological Reserves, 1972-1989; Reports, 1982-1996; Photographs, ca.1987; Audiocassettes, 1987-1988; Videos, 1987-1990. The Khutzeymateen series consists of correspondence, grizzly sanctuary proposals, maps, educational programming, press clippings, and office files. The Ecological Reserves series consists of maps and descriptions of B.C. reserves. The Reports series consists of reports on bear, timber, and ecological studies, management proposals, and other publications. The Photographs series consists of Khutzeymateen slides and prints. The Audiocassettes series consists of lectures. The Video series consists of videos about grizzlies in the Khutzeymateen and Canada, and wilderness issues.

Friends of Ecological Reserves

Marine Environmental Science collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR151
  • Collection
  • 1928-2000, predominant 1962-1996

The collection consists of rare and difficult to obtain limited distribution documents relating to specific case studies, most of which have been printed and distributed by governments and industrial agencies. They generally contain environmental data, and may have interpretive sections. Some documents contain copies of government permits and associated correspondence. The collection is arranged in five primary research subjects: Pulp and Paper Mills, Toxicolocy, Victoria Sewage, Coast and Island Mines, and Regional Collections. Each subject is divided into case studies. Within each case study, documents are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

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