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Wood Lake Improvement District fonds

  • CA VERN MS 198;2002.040
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1995

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Wood Lake Improvement District. Includes correspondence, financial records, legal records, by-laws, reports, lists, certificates, notes, and maps and plans.

Wood Lake Improvement District

Women's Regional Advisory Committee fonds

  • CA VERN MS 67;1983.066
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1943

Fonds consists of the records of Mrs. R.H. Urquhart during her tenure as chairman of a sub-committee of Women's Regional Advisory Committee from 1942-1943. Includes correspondence to and from Mrs. R.H. Urquhart in regards to the sub-committee's activities. The majority of the correspondence is from the secretary of the WRAC in Vancouver, Mary Hurrell, and concerns many of the projects that the sub-committee was involved with. Includes information on the distribution of Blue Books, the establishment of a price control board, the establishment of a federal Rations Board, and the possiblity of a national housing survey.

Women's Regional Advisory Committee (Vernon, B.C.)

William Henry Barrett fonds : 1896-1898

  • CA VERN MS 173;1997.001
  • Fonds
  • [Transcribed 1996]

Fonds consists of a transcript of the diary of William Henry [Harry] Barrett, from 1896-1898. Includes his personal observations, thoughts and jottings on the local people, events, weather conditions, political situations, and his job which affected his day-to-day life. In addition, the diary follows the lives and events in the community of Spallumcheen at the turn of the century.

Barrett, William Henry

Waters family fonds

  • CA VERN MS 97;2000.003
  • Fonds
  • [1880-1915]

Fonds consists of the records and photographs of Barbara Bass Waters (mother of Barbara Isobel Morris) from [1880-1915]. Includes two journals written by B.B. Waters, consisting of her personal remininences and a listing of family marriages, births and deaths. Also includes 13 loose photographs and 1 photo album of approximately 80 photographs detailing the daily life and activities of the Waters family while living at Thornbury and Kilmington Rectories.

Waters (family)

W.T. Shatford General Store fonds

  • CA VERN MS 62;1981.091
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1897

Fonds consists of the business records of W.T. Shatford's general store from 1892-1897. Includes three daily account books (1892-1894) and one credit account ledger (1893-1897). The daily account books list the buyer's name, the quantity and type of product being purchased, prices, and the form of payment (cash or credit account). The credit ledger contains the detailed credit accounts of individual customers, and lists dates of purchases and payments on account, balances, and credit standings (good, bad or overdue).

W.T. Shatford General Store

W.C. Calhoun fonds

  • CA VERN MS 120;1987.033
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1921

Fonds consists of the personal documents and financial records of W.C. Calhoun from 1895-1921. Includes his marriage certificate (1908) and a personal account ledger (1895-1921) containing detailed accounts of his household income and expenses. Some records pertain to Ethel Jean Brown.

Calhoun, Willifred Colby

Violet Hubble fonds

  • CA VERN MS 163;1994.039
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1974

Fonds consists of the personal records and documents of Violet Hubble from 1946-1974, which document her career as an elementary school teacher. Includes evaluation reports, certificates, newspaper clippings and various pieces of ephemera collected by Mrs. Hubble throughout her career.

Hubble, Violet

Violet Blankley fonds

  • CA VERN MS 168;1996.056
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1952]

Fonds consists of the personal records of Violet Blankley from ca.1952. Includes a manuscript containing Mrs. Blankley's reminiscences about the Lavington district from the time of her arrival in 1910 to 1952. Inspired by the Vernon Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in 1952, Mrs. Blankley's reminiscences document various events and activities which took place in Lavington, patterns of settlement in the area, the changing political structures, as well as her personal views about the people and area of Lavington.

Blankley, Violet

Vernon Yacht Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 187;1999.037
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1999

Fonds consists of records of the Vernon Yacht Club from 1952-1999. Includes minutes (1961-1963), bylaws and constitution (1985), a short history (1985), financial records (1962), lists of members (1952, 1962), and ephemera (1970-1999).

Vernon Yacht Club

Vernon-Okanagan Industrial Exposition Association fonds

  • CA VERN MS 24;1972.084
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1948

Fonds consists of the financial records (2 bank books) of the Vernon-Okanagan Industrial Exposition Association from 1947-1948. One bank book contains the debits and credits of the association's Bank of Montreal account. No explanations for all incoming and outgoing monies are listed. The second book is for the Association's CIBC account. This book is set up like an account ledger, separating various categories in order to track the monies collected and spent through each. Includes accounts for the rental of commercial space, advertising, car ticket sales, gate receipts, program sales, treasury chest accounts, miscellaneous expenses, and food concessions.

Vernon-Okanagan Industrial Exposition Association

Vernon Operatic Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 20;1968.082;1977.125
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1939

Fonds consists of the records and documents of the Vernon Operatic Society from 1935-1939. Includes correspondence, minutes and financial records documenting the Society's production activities.

Vernon Operatic Society

Vernon Plant Pathology and Entomology Lab fonds

  • CA VERN MS 112;1985.405
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1920

Series consists of the records and documents of the Vernon Plant Pathology & Entomology Lab fonds from ca.1911-1920. Includes correspondence, reports, financial records and miscellaneous research notes detailing the work, projects and studies conducted by the lab and its members.

Vernon Plant Pathology and Entomology Lab

Vernon Photo Co. collection

  • CA VERN PH 5
  • Fonds
  • [1908-ca.1925]

The Vernon Photo Co. collection consists of 103 photographs produced by the Vernon Photo studios between 1908-ca.1925. The collection includes portraits, group photos, Camp Vernon military personnel and activities, scenes of Vernon and area, local theatrical productions, celebrations, parades and festivals.

Vernon Transient Aid Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 108;1985.400
  • Fonds
  • 1972

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Vernon Transient Aid Society for 1972. Includes reports on the activities of the Society, the society's financial status, and updates on its relations with various government agencies and citizen's groups.

Vernon Transient Aid Society

Vernon Ladies' Curling Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 131;1987.161
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1961

Fonds consists of a looseleaf scrapbook documenting the activities of the Vernon Ladies' Curling Club from 1941-1961. Compiled by club member, Margaret Sigalet, the scrapbook includes bonspiel programs, song sheets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, greeting cards, membership cards, minutes, financial statements and photos of the club's activities. Scrapbook also includes some information on the activities of the Vernon Mens' Curling Club.

Vernon Ladies' Curling Club

Vernon Legion Cricket Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 114;1985.447
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1961

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Vernon Legion Cricket Club from 1935-1961. Includes a softbound minute book containing the monthly and annual meetings of the club. The minutes consist of discussions on the election of club officers, fundraising drives for the purchase of equipment, membership fees, the club's financial status and donations. Also includes some financial records. Four separate bound books contain club scoring records from 1948-1961.

Vernon Legion Cricket Club

Vernon Jubilee Hospital fonds

  • CA VERN MS 133;1959.019;1987.024;1987.074;1994.047;1995.055;1997.021
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1994, 1997

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital from 1897-1997. Includes minutes, correspondence, reports, personal writings, financial records, hospital registers, and scrapbooks documenting the numerous changes, additions and activities of the hospital and its staff. Fonds also includes the minutes, correspondence and scrapbooks of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Auxiliary group.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Vernon Meteorological Observations Society fonds

  • CA VERN MS 136;1987.155
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1935

Fonds consists of meteorological observations for Vernon from 1919-1935, compiled by A.L.C. Madden - Fellow Royal of the local Meteorological Society. Includes a ledger containing meteorological data for each day of each month starting in Nov. 1913. Data includes max/min temperatures, barometric readings, wind direction, daily conditions [rain, cool, cloudy with sunny breaks], snow and rainfall amounts, and percentage of humidity. Also includes some general remarks.

Vernon Meteorological Observations Society

Vernon Municipal Airport fonds

  • CA VERN MS 106;1985.192
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1937

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Vernon Municipal Airport from 1931-1937. Includes the aircraft logbook which tracked all aircraft landing at the airport between 1931 and 1937. Each entry contains the pilot's name, license and signature; the make of aircraft; the aircraft's registration numbers or letters; where the aircraft was flying from and to; the date and time of arrival; and the date and time of departure from the Vernon Airport.

Vernon Municipal Airport

Vernon News Printing and Publishing Co. fonds : 1897-1935

  • CA VERN MS 125;1988.053
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1986]

Fonds consists of photocopies of the records and documents of the Vernon News Printing & Publishing Co. (1897-1935), compiled by Ken Ellison in 1988. All records document the company's formation, reformation, name and ownership changes. Includes legal documents (1897-1935), correspondence (1911), minutes (1914), company officer and shareholder lists (1912-1933), and a company timeline (1897-1935).

Vernon News Printing and Publishing Company

Vernon Etherington Ellison fonds

  • CA VERN MS 91;1983.014;1983.113;1983.035;1983.224;1985.198
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1973

Fonds documents the personal and business life of Vernon Ellison, including his personal interests and activities, his cattle breeding farm (Kalwood Farms Ltd), and his fruit orchard business, from 1918-1973. Includes correspondence, personal writings, legal documents, financial records, permits, personal data documents, and ephemera.

Ellison, Vernon Etherington

Vernon Girls' Club fonds

  • CA VERN MS 128;1988.011
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1913

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Vernon Girls' Club from 1912-1913. Includes a journal kept by Bertha J. Campbell, president of the club, documenting the club's formation and activities. Includes formation minutes (1912), club constitution (1912), newspaper clippings, programs and pamphlets, and correspondence (1912-1913) .

Vernon Girls' Club

Vernon Detachment, B.C. Women's Service Corps fonds

  • CA VERN MS 127;1988.127
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1943

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Vernon Detachment - B.C. Women's Service Corps from 1939-1943. Includes correspondence, rules and regulations, service orders, financial records, training course notes and ephemera which document the local branch's activities and community service.

British Columbia Women's Service Corps. Vernon Detachment

Vernon Drug Co. Ltd fonds

  • CA VERN MS 44;1978.061;1999.009
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1897

Fonds consists of the records of the Vernon Drug Co. Ltd. from 1894-1897. Includes two oversized journals containing the prescription invoices of the dispensing chemists. The first journal contains all prescription invoices filled by owner, druggist and dispensing chemist R.N. Taylor, from Dec.1894 - Jan.1896. The second journal begins in mid Jan.1896, just after S.A. Muir's take-over of the business. Some S.A. Muir & Co. invoices are evident, but R.N. Taylor prescription invoices continue to be used until May 1896. In May 1896, with Muir's buy-out of J.S. Donaldson stock, Donaldson prescription invoices appear in the journal. From the end of 1896 until the end of 1897, when the journal ends, Muir's own prescription invoices are used. In all cases, the prescription invoices contain the customer's name, the prescription being filled, instructions on the medicine's use, the prescribing doctor and the date. The invoices are glued to the journal pages in numeric (prescription #) and chronological (daily/monthly) order. Fonds also includes a small "recipe" book of ingredients for prescriptions dated 1892 and a number of loose J.S. Donaldson prescription invoices, both used and unused.

Vernon Drug Company

Vernon Fruit Union fonds

  • CA VERN MS 45;1978.150;1982.304;1983.197;1983.437;1984.327;1989.026;1990.055
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1986

Fonds consists of the administrative and financial records of the Vernon Fruit Union from 1897-1986. Includes minutes, reports, briefs, newsletters, correspondence, legal documents, financial records and ledgers, and a company scrapbook. Fonds also includes records of a subsidiary of the Vernon Fruit Company, the Vernon Storage Company.

Vernon Fruit Union

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