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Shuswap Narrows Lodge Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 150
  • Fonds
  • 1945

The fonds is divided into 19 series and consists of business and personal accounts related to running the Shuswap Narrows Lodge and life in Salmon Arm. Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Shuswap Narrows Lodge

Department of Education– Rural Schools (Shuswap) Collection

  • CA SAM MS 145
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The collection comprises 12 books of registers for Tappen Valley School that span the years 1918-1920, a partial year for 1921, and 1922-1947.

The collection comprises 13 books of registers for Carlin Siding School that span the years 1908-1926.

The collection comprises correspondence between Lee Creek School Board and potential teachers and the Superintendent of Education from 1919-1928.

Department of Education - Rural Schools (Shuswap)

Whitfield Chase fonds

  • CA KMA 70.37
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1908

The fonds consists of correspondence, statements of accounts, and a variety of invoices, receipts, and licences of Whitfield Chase and the Chase family.

Chase, Whitfield, b. 1820

Fraser Basin Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2003

The fonds consists of a study prepared by Jennifer Krotz, Bsc, titled "Shuswap and Mara Lakes Aquatic/Development Fringe Study". The goal of the study was to gather, organize and map, the available background information, to enable the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, senior Governments, and the community to incorporate environmental, economic, social and institutional values in land use practices on Shuswap and Mara Lakes. The study gathered other studies, reports, surveys, geo-referenced data, concerning fish habitat, wildlife habitat, foreshore/riparian habitat, water quality, hydrologic interactions, human activities, and historic/cultural sites. The study contains maps and lists.

Fraser Basin Council

John Tapson-Jones fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1971

The fonds is divided into seven series and consists of the authors research, correspondence and drafts of completed works published.

Tapson-Jones, John

Helen Brown Akrigg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964-1969, 1997

The fonds consists of Helen Brown Akrigg's Master's Thesis and two published works.

Akrigg, Helen B., 1921-

Kamloops Museum and Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1992

The collection consists of historical photographs of Kamloops and its surrounding areas, including the Nicola Valley, the North Thompson, Shuswap, Similkameen and Fraser Canyon areas.

Shuswap and Okanagan Railway fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1935

Fonds consists of photocopies from the Public Archives, RG 12 Volume 1867 File 3268-44. Includes the act of incorporation, proposals, reports, correspondence, petitions, and leases It includes a description of the country and industry in 1887, engineer and inspection reports, a list of property owners in the Okanagan district (1887), specification for the railway bed, correspondence concerning changes to the original plan and the Sicamous and the Mara Stations, and financial information.

Shuswap and Okanagan Railway Company

Erskine Burnett fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1950

Fonds consists of four photograph albums compiled by Erskine Burnett. Two similar albums entitled "The Shuswap Country" are 10" x 13", photographs mounted on black paper held together with two rings. The photographs and carbon-copy script from approximately 1939 describe the country between Kamloops, Sicamous, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke, south to Falkland and Westwold, and south to Enderby, Lumby, Mabel Lake, and Cherryville. Photographs and script are numbered 1 to 338; forward, table of contents, map and index included. Two similar albums entitled "B.C.'s Inland Empire" are 9" x 11", photographs mounted on white paper in a 3-ring binder, and were compiled in approximately 1950. the photographs and carbon-copy script describe the country and its history from Kamloops, Sicamous, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke, south to Westwold and Falkland, south to Mara Lake, Enderby, Mabel Lake, Armstrong, Vernon, Lumby, Sugar Lake, Oyama, Kelowna, Penticton and Osoyoos. One album has photographs and script numbered 1 to 446; forword, table of contents, map and index are included. The other album has photographs and script numbered 1 to 402 and 501 to 527, with photographs of the 1948 flood and an index. Some of the photographs in "Inland Empire" are duplicates from "The Shuswap Country" and others are copies of heritage photographs.

Burnett, Erskine

Kamloops Museum and Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1981

The collection consists of cartographic material relating to Kamloops and district, the Nicola Valley, the North Thompson area, the Shuswap area, the Similkameen Valley, the Fraser Canyon, the Lillooet district, and the West Kootenays. Material includes survey maps, townsite plans, mineral rights maps, subdivision plans, road maps, and fire insurance maps.

John Allan Wilson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906 - 1983

The fonds consists of ten series, held in one box, and includes documents, articles and notes on Jack Wilson and his activities which consist of printed materials for the Adams River Sockeye run, an article on the fish hatchery, notes on Salmon in the Shuswap and maps. The map collection is held elsewhere in the archives in the map cabinet.

Wilson, John Allan

Denis Marshall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-2011

65 cm textual records
1746 Prints, photographic

Marshall, Denis Paul