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A.F. Christoffersen fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960]

The fonds consists of plans of a towing vessel, the SS Canora and the MV Galena Bay, photographs of a wide variety of ships and two charts.

Christoffersen, A.F.

Abram A. Wiens fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence and reports relating to foreign relief work, Mennonite service programs, and the establishment of the Mennonite Central Committee in B.C. Fonds also includes photographs of church groups and activities, certificates, clippings, and reference material pertaining to Wien's life.

Wiens, Abram A.

Alfred Albert Paull fonds

  • CA VPL 1401-1713;1938-1976;8356-8370
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1927

The fonds consists of photographs depicting mining in Anyox and Kimberley, B.C., and of various aspects of logging in B.C.

Paull, Alfred Albert

Amy Barrow fonds

  • CA SID A988.5
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of drawings produced by Amy Barrow during travels through the interior of B.C. in 1932.

Barrow, Amy

B.C. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Board of Church Extension fonds

  • CA MEN 992.1
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1992

The fonds consists of files on various churches affiliated with the B.C. Conference, correspondence with missions and churches, files relating to pastoral internships, and minutes of the Board of Church Extension. Fonds also consists of records of the West Coast Children's Mission Committee, the Missionskommittee, and the Mennonite Brethren Mission of British Columbia Board.

British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. Board of Church Extension

British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1970

The fonds consists of the records of the British Columbia Fruit Growers Association, Hail Insurance Committee and its successor, British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company. The records of the Hail Insurance Committee include minutes of committee meetings, 1949-1950. The records of the Mutual Hail Insurance Company primarily consist of minutes of the Board of Directors meetings and annual general meetings; correspondence, filed with the minutes; the First Annual Report (1950); the 1951 corporate by-laws, as amended in 1953; and a few pamphlets on the topics of crop and hail insurance.

British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company

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

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

Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum maritime collection

  • CA MMB 987.7.1-89;987.8.1-24
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1909

The collection consists of 91 volumes of log books of North Pacific sealing vessels detailing crews, seals taken and hunting area; 9 volumes of Entrance and Clearance logs for Burrard Inlet, Nanaimo and Victoria (1872-1889), and other assorted records relating to maritime activities.

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

Cominco Limited fonds

  • CA TCA 86.1;91.9;1997-4
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1981

The fonds consists of land survey field notes, mining notes, reports (including a chronological record of outstanding events in the history of the company), correspondence relating to ceremonies and celebrations Cominco sponsored or participated in, and annual reports of the company's Refining Department (1950-1954). Fonds also includes indexes to Cominco historical correspondence and miscellaneous items: 1. "Alphabetic Index to Cominco's Historical Correspondence and Records, 1896-1981"; 2. Box/Envelope List (filelist) of Cominco historical records, 1896-1981 (relates to the alphabetic index); 3. File list of PRC reports, with microfilm/reel numbers; 4. Manuscript (typed) of "A Portrait of Progress: the Consolidated Cominco Story" (two looseleaf binders - 441 pages plus appendices, parts 1-2); 5. Another, edited version of "A Portrait of Progress" (unbound, no table of contents); 6. Submission on tax reform to Parliamentary Committee, 1970; 7. Miscellaneous, including notes from a Nov. 13, 1986 meeting of Cominco staff re disposition of historical records, and a numerical list/index of company names, place names, etc. (no indication is given as to which set of files the numerical index covers).

Cominco

Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1988

The fonds consists of constitution, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, annual reports, membership lists, ledger books, family registers, and subject files. The minutes, correspondence and other materials reflect the efforts of the Conference of Mennonites in developing the churches and their ministry in the province, as well as their ministry worldwide. Fonds incorporates records of the Bethel Bible Institute, the Bethel Youth Hostel, and family registers for parishes in Abbotsford, Armstrong, Black Creek, Coghlan, Mission City, Sardis, Vancouver and Yarrow.

Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia

D. Bodnar fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975

The fonds consists of reference files created by D. Bodnar in the course of her work on the Canadian Inventory of Heritage Buildings Project. Files contain information about architects in British Columbia, much of which was derived from the "Dead Files" of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

Bodnar, D.

David P. Heidebrecht fonds

  • CA MEN 987.2
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]-1966, predominant 1964-1966

The fonds consists of manuscripts and notes relating to Heidebrecht's writings. The fonds also contains Heidebrecht's correspondence with and research notes about Russian Mennonites who fought in World War I.

Heidebrecht, David P.

Donald Graham fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-2003 and [n.d.], predominant 1981-2002

The fonds consists of biographical information, writings, publications, minutes, memorandums, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, research notes, reviews, press releases, maps, slides, and photographs. The fonds consists of 8 series: Biographical and Writings; Point Atkinson; Subject Files; Keepers of the Light; Correspondence; Maps; Light Stations; and Photographs and Slides. The records have been organized according to either Grahams original filing system or to its overall contents.

Graham, Donald R.

Donovan Clemson fonds

  • CA VPL 33501-34784
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1964

The fonds consists of photographs of towns, villages, farms, buildings and scenery in B.C. taken for the Fraser Valley Regional Library.

Clemson, Donovan

Douglas McNaughton Gosse fonds

  • CA MMB 986.36.1-18
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1959

The fonds consists of official papers and letters of recommendation for Captain Gosse's marine career on the CGS Estevan and for the Canadian Pacific.

Gosse, Douglas McNaughton

Dr. William Reinhard fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1884-1911

The fonds consists of prescriptions and two books with notes on patient accounts and treatments for ailments.

Reinhard, William

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.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.

Edward Crawford Swank fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1821-1962, predominant1916-1958

The fonds consists of textual and graphic records created and received by Edward Swank during his private life and as a prominent member of British Columbias maritime community. Included are photographs, negatives, personal correspondence, certificates, identification cards, service reference letters, letters of appointment, certificates of discharge, notebooks, crew lists, copies of logbook entries, accounts and wages forms, doctors letters for various seamen, and ship repair lists.;The fonds is arranged into two series: Personal papers (1821-1962, predominantly 1916-1962); and Maritime service records (1904-1958, predominantly 1916-1944).

Swank, Edward Crawford, 1890-1992?

Edwards Brothers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1900, 1920-1931

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs of early Vancouver (1888-1900) and Victoria as well as portraits and photographs of B.C. towns (1920-1931).

Edwards Brothers

Ernest F. Keir fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Keir's photographs depicting mining in the Yukon and scenes of Dawson City and the Chilkoot Pass.

Keir, Ernest F.

Ernie Plant fonds

  • CA VPL 33194-33321
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1956

The fonds consists of photographs of operations of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, including general scenes, trackage, rolling stock, and bridges.

Plant, Ernie, d. 1992

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1903

The fonds consists of way bills (1891-1893), payroll time book for Wellington Shops (1899-1900), and vouchers (1899-1900).

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company

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