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Davies family fonds

  • CA BOW MS 2
  • Fonds
  • 1865, [ca. 1880]-1977

The fonds consists of records of the Davies family, including correspondence, mail contracts and postmaster records, and other business records of William J. Davies, including licences and ledgers of Davies and Company and a cashbook (1909-1911) for Davies Store; correspondence, bills and receipts of William Arthur Edward Davies, including a record book of his taxi service and cashbook of the Bowen Park Store; photographs accumulated by Herbert Lyle Davies depicting members of the Davies family and friends on Bowen Island, and scenes of various aspects of early island life, including logging and ferry service; and, postcards and ephemera of various family members.

Davies (family)

Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA BOW MS 31
  • Fonds
  • 1976 - 2006

The fonds consists of administrative, financial, and executive records created by the Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce and its predecessor organization, the Bowen Island Businessmen's Association. It also includes a series of the Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce’s newsletter and issues of the Bowen Island Guide.

Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce

Ross family fonds

  • CA BOW MS 11
  • Fonds
  • 1955 - 1987

The fonds consists of the records of Alex and Helen Ross. It includes correspondence, financial records, paperwork from the Seniors Housing Cooperative and Bowen Island Historians, climatological data, and draft articles and correspondence relating to Alex’s work as a climatological observer for the Undercurrent newspaper.

Ross (family)

Cyril Harding fonds

  • CA BOW MS 1
  • Fonds
  • 1940 - 1963

The fonds consists of personal papers amassed by Cy Hardings. Contents include photographs, correspondence, architectural plans, maps, a wedding scrapbook, and stationary from Union Steamships Ltd., Evergreen Park Resort, and Bowen Island Waterworks Ltd.

Harding, Cyril

Bowen Island Heritage Preservation Association fonds

  • CA BOW MS 40
  • Fonds
  • 1987 - 2004

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Bowen Island Historical Preservation Association, including its constitution, minutes (1990-2004), correspondence (1981-2001), as well as copies of printed and published materials and collected reference materials pertinent to BIHPA activities.

Bowen Island Heritage Preservation Association

Jack Bryck fonds

  • CA BOW MS 5
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1990

The fonds consists of 241 photos, predominantly of Little League baseball teams.

Bryck, Jack

Bowenian Seniors #133 fonds

  • CA BOW MS 38
  • Fonds
  • 1981 - 1998

The fonds consists of ca. 145 colour photographs showing the Bowenian Seniors going on excursions and taking part in a variety of activities.

Bowenian Seniors #133

Laurens Reid fonds

  • CA BOW MS 34
  • Fonds
  • 1927 - 1992

The fonds consists of records created and collected by Laurens Reid while he lived on Bowen Island. It includes correspondence, a photograph album, and an assortment of research notes and draft articles created by Reid while he was the editor and publisher of "The Undercurrent".

Reid, Laurens Vernon

Helen Chambers fonds

  • CA BOW MS 8
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1980

The fonds consists of the personal papers of Helen Chambers as well as papers accumulated by her regarding Bowen Island civic societies. Textual materials include legal papers and correspondence relating to land use and taxation (1947-1967), minutes and constitutions of civic societies (1967-1978), and notes from a Bowen Island Historians research project.

Chambers, Helen

Bowen's Theatre on the Isle fonds

  • CA BOW MS 33
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 1995

The fonds consists of records created and collected by Bowen's Theatre on the Isle Society. Textual materials include the society's constitution, minutes, financial records, correspondence, and scripts. There are also ca. 75 photographs of BTOTI productions.

Bowen's Theatre on the Isle

Margaret Fougberg fonds

  • CA BOW MS 26
  • Fonds
  • 1923 - 2006

The fonds consists of the papers created and collected by Margaret Fougberg. Materials include correspondence and research notes, and predominantly relate to genealogy and local history. Research topics include the Collins family, the Smith family, and the Davies family, and other early Bowen Island residents.

Fougberg, Margaret

Bowen Island Recycling Depot fonds

  • CA BOW MS 44
  • Fonds
  • 1985 - 2003

The fonds consists of administrative and operational records of the Bowen Island Recycling Depot produced between 1985 and 2003, including legal and financial records, documents from board meetings and AGMs, correspondence, and records relating to the relocation and expansion of the recycling facility.

Bowen Island Recycling Depot Society

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 fonds

  • CA BOW MS 36
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 2000

The fonds consists of administrative, operational, and financial records created and accumulated by the Royal Canadian Legion's Bowen Island Branch, RCL Branch 150. Textual records consist predominantly of minutes (1947-1989) and correspondence (1968-2000), and also include memoranda, reports, the visitor’s register, and various published materials. Photographs are of RLC Branch 150 and Ladies Auxiliary RCL Branch 150 members at various functions.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150

Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937 - 1993

The fonds consists predominantly of administrative and operational records of the Ladies Auxiliary to RLC Branch 150, and includes minutes (1937-1988), annual reports (1954-1988), financial records (1964-1988), and correspondence. It also includes ephemeral materials and the Ladies Auxiliary guest book and events diary.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150. Ladies Auxiliary

Bowen Island Historians photograph collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1885-1989], predominant 1900-1979

The collection consists of photographs and postcards of a wide range of people, buildings, locales, and events associated with Bowen Island. These include a large number of images of: the Bowen Island Inn resort complex and ships operated by the Terminal Steam Navigation Company and later, the Union Steamship Company; churches; ferry launches operated by the Sannie Transportation Company; members of many island families; beach activities; school activities; sports; picnics; tent camping; logging; ferries; and, local areas such as Snug Cove, Deep Bay, Miller's Landing, Cowan's Point, Tunstall Bay and Hood Point.

Bowen Island School Reunion fonds

  • CA BOW MS 4
  • Fonds
  • 1979 - 1981

The fonds consists of administrative and promotional materials created and received by the Reunion Committee, including minutes, correspondence, financial records, and registration documents.

Bowen Island School Reunion Committee

Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation fonds

  • CA BOW MS 28
  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 1992

The fonds consists of records created and collected by the Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation and two subsidiaries: the Adams Road Development Water Utility and the Sealeigh Park Water Users Society. The records contain legal and financial documents, minutes and memoranda, maps, plans, reports and collected reference materials.

Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation

Snug Cove Improvement District fonds

  • CA BOW MS 35
  • Fonds
  • 1986 - 1996

The fonds consists of legal, administrative, and operational records pertaining to the activities of the Snug Cove Improvement District and its associated committees. The records deal largely with zoning issues and the maintenance of the sewer system in Snug Cove.

Snug Cove Improvement District

Robert Prittie fonds

  • CA BOW MS 48
  • Fonds
  • 1961 - 1975

The fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Robert Prittie. It include records of cottage rentals on Bowen Island (1961-1963), correspondence and published materials relating to land use, development, and community planning on the Bowen Island (1962-1974), and GVRD electoral district zoning maps (1961-1962).

Prittie, Robert W.

Davies and Company fonds

  • CA BOW MS 3
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1935

The fonds consists of legal and financial documents from the General Store; correspondence, predominantly legal; records created and received by William Joseph Davies in his capacity as postmaster, and financial records created by William A. Davies, owner of the Ed Davies Taxi Service.

Davies and Company

Jenny Walters fonds

  • CA BOW MS 13
  • Fonds
  • 1967 - 1984

The fonds consists correspondence, published materials, and records relating to community planning, to the Bowen Island Historians, and to other civic organizations.

Walters, Jenny Clark

Henry Freshwater fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1939, predominant 1900-1919

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Bowen Island, including scenes of the Snug Cove area depicting the hotel, cottages and tent camps, beach and other social activities, early steamships, and logbooms. Fonds includes photographs of Bridal Falls (Bowen Island) and general scenes of the island depicting people, buildings, woodlands, roads, trails, lakes and various modes of transportation as well as hunting, fishing, logging and sports activities.

Freshwater, Henry

Ross Carter fonds

  • CA BOW MS 23
  • Fonds
  • 1986 - 1997

The fonds consists of records created and collected by Ross Carter and includes correspondence, documents from the Bowen Island Improvement Association, GVRD election and other campaign literature, and reference reports relating to development on Bowen Island.

Carter, Ross

Bowen Island Park and Store Use Society fonds

  • CA BOW MS 27
  • Fonds
  • 1979 - 1987

The fonds consists of records collected and created by the Bowen Island Park and Store Use Society during its eight-year existence. The records include minutes of annual general meetings, correspondence, proposals, and reference materials. Additionally, there are a number of records, photographs, and ephemera from Heritage Day '84.

Bowen Island Park and Store Use Society

Riddell Realty fonds

  • CA BOW MS 24
  • Fonds
  • 1982 - 1985

The fonds consists predominantly of photographs of, and advertisements for, houses and properties sold by Riddell Realty.

Riddell Realty

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