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1992 Centennial Celebrations Committee fonds

  • CA VERN MS 180;1994.066
  • Fonds
  • 1984-1993

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the 1992 [Vernon] Centennial Celebrations Committee from 1984-1993. The records, which document the organization, administration and presentation of Centennial celebrations, include correspondence, minutes, financial records, legal documents, newspaper articles, pamphlets, programs, publications, artifacts, sketches and photographs. The files are arranged alphabetically by the subject or event, and each file contains all records pertaining to the particular subject. Fonds also includes 2 Centennial year guestbooks and 2 scrapbooks containing "Centennial Family Features" from the Morning Star, and Vernon Daily News articles on the Committee's activities.

Vernon (B.C.). 1992 Centennial Celebrations Committee

1992 Centennial School Reunion Committee fonds

  • CA VERN MS 179;1993.044
  • Fonds
  • 1992

Fonds consists of the administrative records and documents of the Vernon High School 1992 Centennial School Reunion Committee. The records, which detail the reunion's organization process, include reports, lists of VHS graduates, programs, pamphlets, flyers, newspaper articles, souvenir ephemera, and correspondence.

Vernon High School. 1992 Centennial School Reunion Committee

Adrian W. Moncrieff fonds

  • CA VERN MS 207;2002.073
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1915

Fonds consists of three diaries (1913-1915) with almost daily entries detailing Adrian's arrival in Canada in 1913, his partnership with his brother Norman, and his many social activities.

Moncrieff, Adrian W.

Agnes Annie (Twink) Ladner fonds

  • CA VERN MS 52;1979.103;1984.888;1986.038
  • Fonds
  • 1925, 1985

Fonds consists of the personal records and documents of Agnes Annie (Twink) Ladner from ca.1938-1985. Fonds includes correspondence to and from Mrs. Ladner, as well as playscripts and programs collected by Mrs. Ladner during her involvement in community theatre. Fonds also includes legal documents of Mrs. Ladner's mother, Mrs. Agnes Annie Monk, from 1925.

Ladner, Agnes Annie

Alex Craig fonds

  • CA VERN MS 208;2004.011
  • Fonds
  • 1945, 1959, 1986-1994

Fonds consists of the personal records of Alex Craig. Includes correspondence and ephemera.

Craig, Alex

Alexander L. Fortune fonds : [between 1910 and 1915]

  • CA VERN MS 1;1955.027;1985.092
  • Fonds
  • [Transcribed 1955]

Fonds consists of the personal records and documents of A.L. Fortune which detail his life from 1866-1915. Includes the original (ca.1910-1915) and transcript (1955) of his manuscript of reminiscences, as well as some correspondence.

Fortune, Alexander L.

Alice Butler Barrett Parke fonds

  • CA VERN MS 172;1996.064
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1900, 1912-1915

Fonds consists of the daily journals of Alice Butler Barrett Parke from 1891-1900 and 1912-1915. The series includes 32 notebooks, which Alice periodically sent to relatives in Ontario, containing her daily observations on the area, its settlement, the people she met, and her daily activities. The journals detail Alice's life from the time of her arrival in the Spallumcheen in 1891, through her courtship, marriage and life with Harold Parke, as well as follow the settlement and evolution of the townships of Vernon, Spallumcheen, Armstrong, Coldstream and Enderby.

Parke, Alice Butler Barrett

Anna Cail fonds

  • CA VERN MS 221;2003.043;1997.017
  • Fonds
  • [1940]-1984

Fonds consists of the personal records of Anna Cail from [1940]- 1984. Includes correspondence, legal agreements, financial records, a radio playscript, a thesis, and ephemera.

Cail, Anna, 1911-

Anna Johnson Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 216
  • Fonds
  • 1900

Fonds contains an autograph book given to Anna by her mother for Christmas, 1900. Friends and relatives have contributed photographs, poems, and sayings. Two cards and a signed napkin are inserted in the book.

Ellison, Anna Johnson

Associated Growers of B.C. fonds

  • CA VERN MS 175;1984.327;1985.026;1995.039
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1982

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Associated Growers of B.C. from 1915-1982. Includes general incorporation and administrative records; legal documents; correspondence; minutes; company and industry reports; lists of statistics; employee records; financial records; company share records; and ephemera. The fonds also includes the records of several sous-fonds such as: the Co-operative Growers Packing Houses Ltd.; the B.C. Growers & Shippers Federation; the Naramata Co-operative Growers Exchange; the OK Federated Shippers Association; and the B.C. Fruit Trees Ltd. All records outline the various activities in which the Associated Growers took part.

Associated Growers of British Columbia

B.C. Assessment Authority fonds

  • CA VERN MS 166;1995.002
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1984

Fonds consists of the records of the B.C. Assessment Authority bureau from 1954-1984. Includes assessment cards for the City of Vernon - Dept. of Highways, Maintenance Yards (1954-1972), the B.C. Dept. of Health & Welfare facilities (1966), and the Dellview Hospital (1967-1977). Each assessment includes a written description, diagrams, historic background, financial evaluations and depreciations, and photographic documentation.

British Columbia Assessment Authority

B.C. Dragoons fonds

  • CA VERN MS 190;1999.054;2001.059
  • Fonds
  • 1914-2000, predominant 1940-1980

Fonds consists of the records of the BC Dragoons from 1914-2000. Includes war diaries from WWI and WWII, minutes, general administrative records, correspondence, financial and legal documents, personnel records, reports, information about various military exercises and social events, newsletters and circulars, training and technical manuals, maps and architectural drawings, ephemera and photographs. Also included in the fonds are records of the various squadron messes, the Whizzbang Association, the Unit Fund Committee, and the BCD Historical Society. The records document the evolution of the BC Dragoons from a small cavalry unit in World War I, their stint as the 9th Armoured regiment during World War II, to their present position of reserve militia for the Canadian Armed Forces. The records also document the Canadian war efforts both in Canada and overseas, as well as the regiment's activities (military exercises, community activities, the establishment of a museum) during the ensuing years of peace.

Canada. Canadian Army. British Columbia Dragoons

B.C. Fruit Growers Association fonds

  • CA VERN MS 99;1983.035;1984.327;1990.055
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1980

Fonds consists of the administrative records and documents of the B.C. Fruit Growers Association from 1899-1980. Includes quarterly and annual reports, minutes, convention portfolios, updates and reports, and miscellaneous industry facts, figures, and association announcements.

British Columbia Fruit Growers Association

B.C. Fruit Shippers Ltd fonds

  • CA VERN MS 144;1988.132
  • Fonds
  • 1927-1949

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of J.E. Montague's business, B.C. Fruit Shippers Ltd, from 1927-1949. Includes personal and business correspondence, legal documents, financial records, company statistics, informational pamphlets, brochures and circulars from various fruit associations and organizations, and various pieces of ephemera which document the internal workings and activities of the fruit packing and shipping business.

British Columbia Fruit Shippers Ltd.

B.C. General Development Syndicate Ltd. fonds

  • CA VERN MS 75;1983.188
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1922

Fonds consists of the business records of the B.C. General Development Syndicate Ltd. from 1910-1922. Includes a report (1922) containing all legal and financial documents needed to transfer receivership of the Syndicate's holding to J.T. Mutrie. The report was compiled by Crease & Crease barristers, on behalf of Messrs Hoare, bankers of London and representatives of the syndicate's English shareholders. Anxious to receive repayment on loans and debentures made to the syndicate, the shareholders voted to put the syndicate into receivership. The documents within the report date from 1910-1922, and have been organized, numbered and bound together. Although the majority of the report focuses on the financial status of the Stepney Ranch (the principal holding of the syndicate), the report also contains mortgages, debentures, financial statements, and memos concerning many of their other properties and holdings. Fonds also includes a blueprint of the Stepney Ranch, with possible subdivisions marked in red.

British Columbia General Development Syndicate

BX Ranch Ltd. fonds

  • CA VERN MS 147;1992.007
  • Fonds
  • 1947-[ca.1950]

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the BX Ranch Ltd. from 1947-ca. 1950. Includes minutes and legal documents which detail the company's overall administration and daily activities.

BX Ranch Ltd.

Bank of Montreal, Vernon Branch fonds

  • CA VERN MS 96;1984.704;1994.048
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1908

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Bank of Montreal from 1892-1908. Includes correspondence, legal documents, and financial records which detail the establishment of the Bank of Montreal's offices in Vernon and Armstrong, the building of a bank manager's residence in Vernon, and the people who became Bank of Montreal customers.

Bank of Montreal. Vernon Branch

Basil Norman D'Arcy fonds

  • CA VERN MS 71;1983.280
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1914

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of Basil Norman D'Arcy from 1874-1914. Includes personal and business correspondence, business records, and personal data documents which detail Mr. D'Arcy's attempt to start a real estate career in Vernon.

D'Arcy, Basil Norman

Beairsto Elementary School fonds

  • CA VERN MS 202;2002.053
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1950, predominant 1948-1949

Fonds consists of the administrative records of Beairsto Elementary School from 1926-1950, with the majority of the records dated 1948-1949. Includes accident reports, annual reports, job applications, attendance records, BCTF information, film rentals, board & room availability, cafeteria, correspondence, Dept. of Education, drama festival, education week, entertainment, equipment, forestry program, textbook orders, film orders, information on handedness, health, income tax, school inspectors, IQ test results, juvenile delinquency, school library, student teachers, Okanagan Valley Teachers' Association, parents' letters, PTA, student records, memberships, psychology, Red Cross, scholarships, school plans, school publications, sound equipment, special classes, staff, summer school, superannuation, tests, and writing lessons. Records are arranged alphabetically by subject or event.

Beairsto Elementary School

Beryl Jacques Gorman fonds

  • CA VERN MS 177;1996.065
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1995

Fonds consists of the personal records and documents of Beryl Gorman which document her personal interests and activities from 1936-1995. Includes personal writings, family geneology, audio cassettes from Friends of History meetings, and the minutes, reports and programs from the Okanagan Valley Music Festival Committee.

Gorman, Beryl Jacques

Bishop Sovereign fonds

  • CA VERN MS 93;1984.344
  • Fonds
  • 1913, [ca.1958-1966]

Fonds consists of miscellaneous personal records of Bishop Sovereign from 1913, 1958-1966 which document his personal interest in the history of the peoples and places of B.C. The majority of the fonds consists of correspondence to and from the Bishop and various friends in regard to his personal research. Includes information on Rattlesnake Point, the Walter Moberly journals, Moberly's journeys through the Allison, Coquihalla, and Rogers passes, the life of Walter Dewdney, and Priest Valley School. Fonds also includes personal notes and jotting in regard to the aforementioned subjects, as well as some personal data ephemera, such as membership cards.

Sovereign, Arthur Henry, Bishop

Boy Scouts of Canada, North Okanagan Division fonds

  • CA VERN MS 47;1976.050;1979.023;1981.104;1985.458
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1970

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Boy Scouts of Canada, North Okanagan Division from 1913-1970. Includes correspondence, minutes, newspaper articles, photographs, and ephemera which document the establishment, administration and activities of the 1st Vernon Troop, the 2nd Vernon Troop, the Vernon Rover Scouts and the North Okanagan Boy Scouts Association.

Boy Scouts of Canada. North Okanagan Division

Bulmans Ltd. fonds

  • CA VERN MS 51;1979.076;1979.096;1981.090;1982.016
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1974

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Bulmans Ltd. fruit and vegetable canning company from 1926-1974. Includes the company's general administrative records, correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and ephemera. Also included in the fonds are records from the North Okanagan Growers Farm Labour Committee, and Guardhouse Holdings Ltd.

Bulmans Ltd.

C.B. Lefroy fonds

  • CA VERN MS 12;1966.057;1978.063
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1924

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of C.B.Lefroy from 1895-1924. Includes Lefroy's personal diaries and the business correspondence written by Lefroy, as secretary, for the Vernon Farmer's Association and the Globe Savings and Loan Company of the Okanagan.

Lefroy, Christopher Benjamin

C.F. Costerton fonds

  • CA VERN MS 6;1959.033;2001.016
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1931

Fonds consists of the personal and business records of C.F. Costerton for 1892-1931. The records, which pertain to all three of his real estate, notary public and insurance businesses, include a letterbook of correspondence, and financial ledgers containing both business and personal accounts.

Costerton, Clement Fisher

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