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Bernie Fandrich fonds : 1983-1987

  • CA LMA MS 1
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 199-?]

The fonds consists of the personal records and research notes compiled by Bernie Fandrich as evidence in his legal defense suti against the Lytton Indian Band from 1983-1987. Includes personal correspondence (1983, 1985), a timeline of the suit (1973-1987), research notes (1860-1914, 1961-63) and photographs, maps, and all research notes and documents chronicling the construction of the Lytton-Lillooet highway and the Thompson River bridge, as well as the legal disposition of government and reserve lands in and around the Lytton area.

Fandrich, Bernie, 1945-

Lytton and District T.V. Association fonds

  • CA LMA MS 10
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1979

The fonds consists of the administration records of the Lytton and District T.V. Association from 1971-1979. Includes minutes, correspondence, financial records and research notes regarding the operation of the association and the installation of T.V. satellites in the Lytton area.

Lytton and District T.V. Association

Lytton Heritage Society fonds

  • CA LMA MS 11
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1987

The fonds consists of records compiled by the Lytton Heritage Society in the operation of their association from 1970 to 1987. Includes incorporation papers, minutes, correspondence, projects, financial and legal documents, information pamphlets, news articles, research notes, and a map of the proposed park. Also includes archaeology and geology reports of the area, information on tours of the area, and information on Confederation.

Lytton Heritage Society

Friends of the Lytton and District Museum fonds

  • CA LMA MS 12
  • Fonds
  • 1989-1993

The fonds consists of the records of the Friends of the Lytton and District Museum from 1989-1993, including earlier records of the Lytton Archives Collection Committee. Includes minutes, correspondence, feasibility study and research notes regarding the activities of this committee.

Friends of the Lytton and District Museum

Guiseppe Taverna fonds

  • CA LMA MS 13
  • Fonds
  • 1916

The fonds consists of a land grant for Joseph Taverna (1916). Includes the Dominion Lands Grant for lots 3 and 4, block 12, in Lytton, dated Oct. 2, 1916.

Taverna, Guiseppe

Chute family fonds

  • CA LMA MS 14
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1998

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, legal documents, business licences, photographs, sound recordings and ephemera of Mr. and Mrs. Chute. Includes correspondence regarding purchase of museum building (restricted), museum opening (1995), legal documents, photographs including a series of 28 photos of the Royal visit in 1959, ephemera and one SF for Miss Tebbutt's correspondence (Miss Tebbutt became Peggy's mother). Also includes a copy of an Earlscourt apple box logo and sound recordings: including Preservation of Photographs (CBC, Feb. 22, 1989), CBC history program on Thomas Spence, NDP political party meting in Lytton, Indian music of Pacific North West, George clutesi, Indian stories by Mike Brown and Lena Dunstan, and Ordering of the Diaconate-A.W. Harding. Also includes 12 reel-to-reel tapes of recordings of Indian Education classes at Lytton Elementary School, and eleven photographs of the 1998 emergency food lift to Boston Bar. Includes swimming pool being rebuilt, CN swinging bridge across Thompson River, and two photographs of a mud-flood down Lytton's main street. Also group of men at a hospital function. Five slides of Niakia River rafting and one of Jade Springs from the air. Also 4 maps: one is a sketch of the homes on the westside of the Fraser from Lytton to Lillooet, one is a weather map (1954), and one is a 1952 survey map showing all rivers, creeks, mountains, reserves from Pavilion to Kamloops and from Douglas Lake to Keefers.

Chute (family)

Ruth Shumaker fonds

  • CA LMA MS 15
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of correspondence to Ruth Shumaker from John Noble, Forest Ranger, in 1970. Includes a report on the 'Burtot' Forest fire south of Lytton, which started Aug. 5, 1970.

Shumaker, Ruth

St. George's Chapel (Lytton, B.C.) collection

  • CA LMA MS 16
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915, 1928-1930, 1966, 1979, 1983

The collection consists of records and research notes compiled by Dorothy Dodge in 1979, covering the rebuilding of the St. George's Chapel, Lytton, B.C., in 1929. Includes personal correspondence, 25 photographs, research notes, including notes on interviews with local people, and photocopies of Dept. of Indian Affairs material.

Lawrence Haugen collection

  • CA LMA MS 17
  • Fonds
  • 1865, 1938, 1959

The collection consists of items collected by Lawrence Haugen. Includes one applebox label for Earlscourt apples; one cattle auction booklet for Earlscourt Farms (1959); and one magazine "Angler and Hunter" (1938). Also includes one photograph of the old Globe Hotel.

Graham Everett historical reference collection

  • CA LMA MS 18
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1984

The collection consists of textual, cartographic and graphic records resulting from the historical research of Graham Everett. Includes a copy of the Colonial Settlers Records from 1852-1871, copied from the B.C. Archives; sketches from Harper's Weekly, the London Illustrated News and the Illustrated B.C. News (1858-1888), newspaper articles dealing with Chinese history; copied maps and diagrams of Lytton and area; 162 photographs (1858-1984) including local natives, Alphonse Hautier, Globe Hotel, Indian placer mines, St. George's Indian Residential School, and railroad scenes. There is also one copy of the first newspaper published in Victoria in the Chinese language, 1858, one locally hand-done native poster, and Boy Scouts of Canada charter for St. George's Indian Residential School.

Larry Williams photograph collection

  • CA LMA MS 19
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1957

The collection consists of photographs from 1880 to 1957. Includes Lytton citizens, graduation photos, building the highway, a Greyhound bus crash, buildings, sports, train wreck, and a B.C. Express sternwheel steamer on the Fraser River.

Gwen Miller fonds

  • CA LMA MS 2
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1979

The fonds consists of the personal records of Gwen Miller from 1937-1979. Includes personal data documents, ephemera and photographs which document her family life, social activities, her teaching career and community life. Fonds also includes some personal ephemera of Mr. Wilson Miller, collected during his military service from 1941-1943.

Miller, Gwen, 1917-

St. Ann's Catholic Church (Lytton, B.C.) collection : 1894, 1934, 1941

  • CA LMA MS 20
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1997]

The collection consists of correspondence, photograph, and legal documents. Includes letter to and from Patrick Reynard, Catholic Archdiocesan Archivist, one photograph of St. Ann's Church in 1934, a copy of the Deed of Land used for the church, copy of the 1941 inventory of contents of the church, and a church information time-line from 1935-1937.

Jim Baker collection

  • CA LMA MS 21
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1998]

The collection consists of the memories and anecdotes of Jim Baker. Includes 2 copied audio tapes, one report and 7 photographs. Audio tapes are BCPA Landscapes and People, about ranches in the lower Cariboo and Ashcroft area.

Art Kent fonds

  • CA LMA MS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1998

The fonds consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs highlighting Mr. Art Kent's life. Includes certificates for PCMR and the Ground Observer Corp; correspondence from 1949-1978, some of this concerning distribution of J.B. Brown's trunks; the financial report of the Ponderosa Water District; visitors books from Botannie Mountain Forestry Lookout; war savings stamp book; and 200 photographs depicting many Lytton citizens, buildings, ranching, celebrations, sports, centennial stagecoach, Lytton ferry, Botanie Lake dam, Tom Taverna, the building of the Trans Canada Highway, and a Greyhound bus accident; one 1918 copy of the Province newspaper, one 1947 liquor permit, and a wedding invitation from Glasgows.

Kent, Arthur George

J.B. Brown fonds

  • CA LMA MS 23
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1960

The fonds consists of records and photographs. Includes correspondence (1911-1914), a copy of Mr. Brown's diary for 1909-1910, postcards and pictures depicting family and survey locations.

Brown, Jack B.

New Lytton Hotel collection

  • CA LMA MS 24
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1965

The collection consists of dining room counter checks from the New Lytton Hotel, and also cancelled cheques. Includes 21 counter checks (1965); three cancelled cheques (1964) from Western Propane, Postmaster, and L. Simpson, all signed by May M. Johnson, Lytton, B.C.

Barbara Brophy fonds

  • CA LMA MS 25
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1941

The fonds consists of photographs of the Postmaster Conventions in 1930, 1933, and 1941. Includes Mrs. B. Brophy, who was Lytton Postmistress from 1904 to 1948. Also includes a family portrait taken in 1904.

Brophy, Barbara

Bob Turnbull fonds

  • CA LMA MS 26
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1934

The fonds consists of photographs taken by Bob Turnbull and his father, W.H. Turnbull. Includes scenes and citizens of LYtton, Earlscourt Farms, and the building of the Trans Canada Highway [ca. 1924-1925]. Also includes Lytton Racetrack, and one framed photo of the girls softball team in 1933, with Nan Dwyer, Rose Dodge, Rose Wardell, Katie Keeble, Fanny Loring, Maureen Dwyer, and Toots Maynard.

Turnbull, Bob, 1912-

Evelyn McCallum fonds

  • CA LMA MS 27
  • Fonds
  • 1945, 1983

The fonds consists of seven photographs (1945, 1983). Includes George and Mamie Henry of Lytton, B.C., and Jack McCallum of Princeton, B.C. taken in the McCallum garden at Princeton, and four photographs of George Henry taken at the army camp in Red Deer, Alberta, in 1945.

McCallum, Evelyn

Earl Crowston fonds

  • CA LMA MS 28
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1979

The fonds consists of photographs taken by Earl (Bud) and Mona Crowston. Includes group picture of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Lytton's main street and buildings, dedication of Jim O'Dwyer monument, Royalite garage fire, and several Lytton citizens, i.e. Shawn O'Brien, Louis Davis, Marg and Ted Sharpe, Jack Grevelling, Del Jackson, and Lawrence Haugen.

Crowston, Earl, 1930-

J.A.S. Bastin fonds

  • CA LMA MS 29
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1901, 1990, 1998

The fonds consists of correspondence and photographs. Includes letters with information about Rev. Bastin, and 19 photographs, some of them enlarged. The photographs include images of Native people, a summer campsite (native) at Botannie Lake, Lytton scenes, and Rev. Bastin and his horse.

Bastin, J.A.S.

Lytton and District Centennial Society fonds

  • CA LMA MS 3
  • Fonds
  • 1964-1969

The fonds consists of records of 1966/67 Lytton and District Centennial Society from 1964-1969. Includes Administration records, minutes, correspondence, informational records, centennial project records, ephemera, publications (Lytton, a Story in Pictures), photographs and research on the film "Winds of Chance."

Lytton and District Centennial Society

Jim White photograph collection : 1950, 1955

  • CA LMA MS 30
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1998]

Collection consists of two photographs. Includes one photograph of St. Giles Church, Inkasaph, B.C. and one photograph of Christ Church, Spuzzum, B.C.

Lord David Lytton Cobbold fonds

  • CA LMA MS 31
  • Fonds
  • 1998

The fonds consists of eight photographs taken by Lord Cobbold during his visit to Lytton. Includes pictures of the Lytton Museum and Archives, the Travel Info Centre, the Fire Hall, the Hotel, his wife Chrissie, and the museum curator and Peg Chute. Also one of Lord Cobbold in profile with Lord Lytton.

Cobbold, David Lytton, Lord

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