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Diamond School Parent Teacher Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1989

The fonds consists of Parent Teacher Association (P.T.A.) minute books (1949-1957 and 1957-1967); guest books (1961-1989 and 1988,1989); a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings concerning local residents (1964-1971); and three loose pages (two are visitor signatures and one is a letter to parents concerning the school closure).

Diamond School Parent Teacher Association

Dolly Egdell fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of Glaholm and McGregor family members and assorted Nanaimo scenes and buildings. The photographs have been annotated by Dolly Egdell.

Egdell, Dolly

Agnes Flett fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of a Legion banquet. Includes images of the unveiling of the "Bathtub Capital" sign and various people including Frank Ney, Janice Dorman, George Pearkes, and Jack Johnson.

Flett, Agnes

Albert Hitchen collection

  • Fonds
  • 1940

Collection consists of Albert Hitchen's pay statements for work in the Northfield Mine (Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd.). Statements show gross wages less deductions for such items as coal, doctor, hospital fund, income tax, national defence tax and union dues.

Bowen Auto Camp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942

Fonds consists of an inventory, taken in November 1942, of the furnishings and fixtures in the Auto Camp. Only three pages of the 300 page volume remain; the first 36 pages are cut out.

Bowen Auto Camp

Bright Mine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1953

Fonds consists of one volume that lists daily tonnage totals, amount of coal and rock per ton, number of miners, timbering and other statistics related to the extraction of coal. Volume also includes total annual tonnages for 1952 and 1953. Annual tonnage totals are comparable to the totals given in the Minister of Mines Annual Reports for 1952 and 1953 and confirm the volume's provenance.

Bright Mine

Cassidy Mine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919, 1930-1953

The fonds consists of correspondence (1953), cashbooks (1919, 1939-1952), coal record (1938), coal sales (1933-1945), committee minutes (1930-1932), and payroll records (1943-1952). Payroll records include personal names.

Cassidy Mine

Hooper family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1909, 1943, 1977

Fonds consists of birth certificates and passports of Aina and Hector Hooper and a copy of their marriage registration.

Hooper (family)

Englefield Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1979, predominant 1970-1979

The fonds consists of photograph negatives and prints of the Nanaimo region as well as personal records of Leslie Englefield.

Englefield Studio

Lantzville Hotel and Garage fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1980, predominant 1945-1960

The fonds consists of records of the the Lantzville Hotel and Garage and Caillet Holdings. The hotel records include certificates (1928, 1946), correspondence (1945-1976), financial records (1928-1957), hotel registers (1943-1952), liquor licences (1956,1980), photographs, and miscellaneous items. The Caillet Holdings records include a receipt book (1947-1953), and registered plans (1919, 1947-1950).

Lantzville Hotel and Garage

Leo F. LePas fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932, 1933

Fonds consists of records related to LePas's insurance agency and includes correspondence and sketches of the Union Hotel area in Cumberland and the City Works yard on Prideaux Street in Nanaimo.

LePas, Leo F., d. 1980

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

John C. McGuffie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1904

Fonds consists of six educational certificates of John C. McGuffie.

McGuffie, John C.

John Cass fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1965-1993

Fonds consists of material generated and accumulated by John Cass in his role as unofficial Nanaimo historian. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Manuscripts; 3) Research files and 4) Newspaper Clippings; 5) and Photographs.

Cass, John, 1921-

John Sabiston fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1902

The fonds consists of pilots licences (1877, 1880), a letter to Mrs. Sabiston from the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority offering condolences on her husband's death (1902), and a copy of the Nanaimo Pilotage bylaws (1883).

Sabiston, John, d. 1902

Ray and Myrtle Cote fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910-1970]

Fonds consists predominantly of photographs of the Cotes, relatives and Nanaimo buildings. Also includes two letters.

Cote, Ray

Rod Langley collection

  • Fonds
  • 1990-1996

Collection consists of three videos produced by Mr. Langley and some of his research material for the film on the development of Nanaimo Harbour and the Concerned Citizens Committee.

Langley, Rod

South Wellington School District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-1942

The fonds consists of minutes of meeting of the South Wellington Board of School Trustees.

South Wellington School District

Pacific Coast Militia Rangers Association (Nanaimo) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1947

Fonds consists of membership applications from twenty-seven local men to the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers Association. Application forms include the applicant's full name and address and country of origin, weapons owned by applicants and a signed oath of allegiance.

Pacific Coast Militia Rangers (Nanaimo) Association

Patricia Romanik collection

  • Fonds
  • [between 1950-1970]

Collection consists of photographs collected by Romanik for inclusion in her books and articles. Includes original photographs and reprints that were created by an unknown party at a later date.

North Cedar School Board fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936-1943

The fonds consists of accounts and minutes of the North Cedar Board of School Trustees.

North Cedar School Board

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

McGill, Cunningham family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [190-]-1967, 1995

Fonds consists of the personal papers of the McGill and Cunningham families. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Photographs; 2) Certificates; 3) Correspondence; 4) Sketch book and art work; 5) Diaries and 6) Miscellaneous.

McGill (family)

Malaspina Hotel collection

  • Fonds
  • 1926-1935

Collection consists of a prospectus for the proposed hotel, and four special occasion menus.

Methodist Church Sunday School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1872-1876

The fonds consists of pre-printed Sunday School teachers classbooks, and plain notebooks, filled in for girls and boys classes, noting attendance and number of lessons cited.

Chapel Street Methodist Sunday School

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