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Jalmar Olson collection

  • CA CIM 2013.001
  • Collection
  • 1940-1952

This collection consists of photographs of Jalmar Olson, his house and garden in Gorge Harbour, and Whaletown. Textual records include a hand-written account of J. Olson by his grand-daughter, Judy (Alderson) Gerwing, and a photocopy of a letter to J. Olson from the Meteorological Division of the Dept. of Transport (Small fonds box 1-18).

Olson, Jalmar

Michael Carkener collection

  • CA CIM 2013.002
  • Collection
  • [ca. 191-?]-1970 (predominant 1950-1970)

Collection consists of twenty-four photographs depicting Cortes Island scenes and people, and one folder containing a letter and ephemera.

Carkener, Michael

Margaret Sullivan collection

  • CA CIM 2016.001
  • Collection
  • 2016

Collection comprises nine large maps of Cortes Island with handwritten family trees on the back sides, created when Marg Sullivan handed out the maps at a gathering and asked everyone present to write their family trees down. Families documented include: Sullivan, Marg and Sully; Smith, Marion; Jeffery, Baron and Nellie Smith; Ringwood, Gail and Stephen; Campbell, Duane and Florence; Hansen, Hazel and Ken; Rogers, Art and Hendon, Del; McDevitt, Lottie; Borden, Vern (Borden homestead is marked on the map); Froud family; Petznik family; Beesley family; Hayes family; Mike Manson family; John Manson family; Morrison, David Reekie; Lambert family; Padgett family; Tiber (Teuber) family; Henry Hague family.

Sullivan, Margaret

CIMAS Photograph Collection

  • CA CIM 2019.003
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1920] -2012

Collection consists of photographs of Cortes Island people, places and events. Photographs not belonging to another fonds or collection in the Archives have been described as part of this collection.

Cortes Island Museum and Archives

CIMAS Ephemera Collection

  • Collection
  • 1916-2007

Collection consists of ephemera connected to the history of Cortes Island. Ephemera not belonging to another fonds or collection in the Archives have been described as part of this collection.

Cortes Island Museum and Archives

CIMAS Audiovisual Collection

  • Collection
  • 1978-2016

The CIMAS Audiovisual Collection consists of sound and video recordings on various media. Subject matter includes interviews with residents of Cortes Island and nearby islands, events which occurred on the island and musical and theatrical performances by island artists and groups. Material is arranged in three series according to physical type: Audio tapes; CDs and DVDs, and VHS tapes.

Cortes Island Museum and Archives