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Board of Park Commissioners (Nanaimo) fonds

  • CA NCAI 2007 036 C
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953

Fonds consists of scrapbooks of clippings and photographs related to various parks and recreational facilities in Nanaimo.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Park Commissioners

Nanaimo Civic Arena Commission fonds

  • CA NCAI 2007 036 C
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1958

The fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the Nanaimo Civic Arena Commission.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Civic Arena Commission

Maxey family fonds

  • CA NCAI 2007 029 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1970]

Fonds consists of materials related to the Maxey family and farm. Fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Photographs; 2) Maps and 3) Miscellaneous.

Maxey (family)

Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association fonds

  • CA NCAI 2005 027 A ; 2007 027 A
  • Fonds
  • 1954-1971, 2005

Fonds consists of records generated by the activities of the Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Minutes; 3) Correspondence; 4) Annual Reports and 5) Newsletters.

Nanaimo and District Fish and Game Protective Association

Ron MacIsaac Brother XII research collection

  • CA NCAI 2004 021 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1925-1985]

Collection consists predominantly of photocopied materials collected by MacIsaac for book, The Devil of Decourcy Island: The Brother XII Story. The book was co-authored by Don Clark and Charles Lillard. Includes newspaper clippings, draft manuscripts, booklets, correspondence and other material.

A.L. (Les) Barley fonds

  • CA NCAI 2004 020 A
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1967

The fonds consists of records related to Barley's professional and community work. Fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Work orders and 2) Nanaimo Figure Skating Club memorabilia.

Barley, A.L. (Les)

Chase River United Church Women fonds

  • CA NCAI 2004 015 A
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1968

The fonds consists of records related to the governance and activities of the Chase River United Church Women. Includes constitution and bylaws (national version), minutes (1962-1968), Chase River United Church Annual Report (1963), a programme of the inaugural service (1962), Nanaimo South Pastoral Charge (Cedar, South Wellington & Chase River) Annual Report (1964), copies of the national UCW publication "The Clip Sheet" (1962, 1965-66) and copies of the publication "Partners on the Frontiers of Christian Community (1965). The latter focusses on international missionary work.

Chase River United Church Women

David Spearing collection

  • CA NCAI 2004 009 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980]

Collection consists of photographs of downtown Nanaimo taken by Spearing.

Shaw Cable (Nanaimo) video collection

  • CA NCAI 2002 022 A ; 2007 033 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1970-2005]

Collection consists of videocassette recordings of various Shaw Cable Channel 4 programmes including: Plugged In, Cafe Canadian, Best of Island Country, On the Waterfront, Arts Now, The Advocates, Arts Digest, Battle of the Bands, Common Ground, DNE Comedy Show, Evening of Heart and Soul, Festival Cafe, Hour Town, In Conversation, Island Central, Island Originals, Off the Wall, Project Nanaimo, and Tidelines. Also includes considerable footage of the Marine Festival, parades, programme fillers, specials and many community, regional island events.

Shaw Cable (Nanaimo)

Chase River United Church fonds

  • CA NCAI 2002 001 A
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1981

The fonds consists of materials related to the Chase River United Church and its predecessor, the Chase River Methodist Church. Includes Methodist Sunday School minutes (1914-1927, 1969-1971), Ladies Aid minutes (1956-1981), Management Committee minutes (1973-1980), an account book (1969-1979), Nanaimo River Pastoral Charge annual reports (1978-1980) and miscellaneous notes and correspondence including a collection amount book and a list of the final disposition of parish furnishings and equipment.

Chase River United Church

Charles Spence fonds

  • CA NCAI 2001 015 A
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1950

Fonds consists of pay statements from various mines including Nanaimo (Western Fuel Corporation), Wellington Mine (Canadian Collieries, Dunsmuir) and Wellington White Rapids Mine.

Spence, Charles W.

Syd Moore collection

  • CA NCAI 2001 012 A
  • Fonds
  • 1922-[ca.1980]

Collection consists of photographs related to Syd Moore's family and activities.

Committee to Action Nanaimo fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1975-1982

The fonds consists of scrapbooks containing correspondence, reports, newsletters, photographs and news clippings relating to the Action Nanaimo program and activities.

Committee to Action Nanaimo

Northfield School fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1968

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing correspondence, historical notes, news clippings, drawings, various class photographs (1955-1967), and photographs of school activities.

Northfield School

Estelle Watchorn fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1928, 1941

The fonds consists of Watchorn's honour roll certificates as a pupil at North Ward Public School, a MacLean Method of Writing certificate, and a poem (1941) entitled "Miss Watchorn", written by one of her students, Shirley King.

Watchorn, Estelle

South Wellington Parent-Teacher Association

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1969-1980

The fonds consists of an account ledger of receipts and expenses of the South Wellington PTA.

South Wellington Parent-Teacher Association

Chase River Parent-Teacher Association fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1971

The fonds consists of a minute book (1953-1954) of the Association, a yearbook (1957-1958) for the Nanaimo and District Parent Teacher Council, and historical notes on the PTA and Chase River schools compiled on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the local PTA.

Chase River Parent-Teacher Association

School District 68 History Project Committee fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]-1989

The fonds consists of records documenting the administration of the project as well as reference files, oral histories, and a collection of historical photographs acquired during the course of the project. Records document the growth and development of schools in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith area and the recollections of former teachers and administrators in the school system. The fonds is arranged in four series: Project Administration (1987-1989), Reference (1939-1989), Oral history (1987-1989), and Photographs (ca. 1900-1979).

Nanaimo-Ladysmith Retired Teachers' Association. School District 68 History Project Committee

Wellington Parents Action Committee fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1963

The fonds consists of a minute book of the Committee and a scrapbook containing correspondence, press releases and news clippings relating to the demands of parents for a safer school crossing of the Island Highway in Wellington. Fonds is arranged in two series: 1) minutes; 2) scrapbook.

Wellington Parents Action Committee

Jessie Hill Richmond fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1953-1974

The fonds consists of a scrapbook created at the time of Jessie Richmond's retirement, including correspondence, certificates and greeting cards. Fonds includes photographs and class lists (1953-1973) for each of Richmond's classes at Diamond School, along with a list of school staff for each of those years.

Richmond, Jessie Hill

Alice Fiddick fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1941

The fonds consists of receipts for Normal School tuition (1939) and a certificate of appointment and acknowledgment of resignation as a teacher at North Cedar School.

Fiddick, Alice

Doreen Mortimer fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1984

The fonds consists of records relating to Mortimer's teaching qualifications and experience in special education, including: education and professional certificates; appointment letter; teacher evaluation reports; reports authored by Mortimer on the role of learning assistance teachers and on implementation of a special needs program at Mount Benson School; a sample completed psychological test paper (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children); and correspondence relating to Mortimer's special education teaching methodology. Fonds includes photographs of Mortimer and students at Christopher Robin School and Mount Benson School.

Mortimer, Doreen

School District No. 68 (Nanaimo) fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1980

The fonds consists of one series, consisting of a valuation (appraisal) report (1964) on the construction and equipment of schools in School District No. 68, along with inventories of equipment for the following schools: Departure Bay School (1959-1966), Harewood Elementary School (1959-1966), Seaview School (1959-1966), Quennell School (1959-1967), Quennell School Annex (1959-1964), Quennell School Gymnasium (1959-1964), Princess Royal School (1959-1963), Mount Benson School (1959-1966), and Woodlands Junior Secondary School (1972-1980).

School District No. 68 (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Willis family fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 045 A
  • Fonds
  • 1918-1947

Fonds consists of personal papers of the Willis family. Includes two agreements for sale for Section B of Lot 11, Block E, Nanaimo (1918, 1920), insurance papers, stock certificates, receipts from Acme Motors and correspondence related to the estate of Joseph Willis (1947).

Willis (family)

Office of the Mayor fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 009 C
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 193-?]-1990, predominant 1983-1990

The fonds consists of records of the Office of the Mayor of Nanaimo during the terms of Frank Ney and Graeme Roberts. Fonds includes correspondence files, including the personal correspondence of Frank Ney; records of meetings and ceremonies, and a series of files relating to the Committee investigating proposals for a natural gas pipeline on Vancouver Island. Fonds also includes photographs of the Mayor (primarily Frank Ney) involved in numerous ceremonies and activities, along with aerial photographs of various areas of Nanaimo. The fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Ceremonies and meetings; 3) Committee; and, 4) Photographs.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Mayor

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