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Northfield School District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1940

The fonds consists of a minute book of the Northfield Board of School Trustees, which also records minutes of meetings of the Northfield School District Ratepayers Association.

Northfield School District

Arthur Hyde Chambers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892, 1895, 1901

Fonds consists of four diplomas awarded to A.H. Chambers by the Wellington District Horticultural, Agricultural and Industrial Society at their first annual exhibition (1895). Also includes a contract for work on St. Luke's Church in Northfield (1892) and a letter of reference from Reverend C.E. Cooper, Rector of the Anglican Church (1901).

Chambers, Arthur Hyde

Nanaimo Community Archives Beban House collection

  • Fonds
  • 1997

Collection consists of photographs and wallpaper samples taken by Nanaimo Community Archives staff during renovations to Beban House in 1996. Beban House was built in the 1930s by Frank Beban. Beban arrived in Nanaimo from his native New Zealand around 1908 and worked in the mines. He made his wealth, however, as a sawmill owner. Beban House was built on 160 acres in Northfield and cost $25,000. Today, the house is used by Tourism Nanaimo and other community organizations. Photographs are views of the upstairs portion only of Beban House.

Northfield School fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1968

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing correspondence, historical notes, news clippings, drawings, various class photographs (1955-1967), and photographs of school activities.

Northfield School