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Nanaimo Pilotage Authority fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1906

The fonds consists of a register of vessels of the Nanaimo Pilotage Authority at Port of Nanaimo (1900-1906) listing date, name of vessel and master, point of departure, tonnage, and number of crew.

Nanaimo Pilotage Authority

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

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

William Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1946

The fonds consists of World War I paybook, correspondence, and certificates relating to seaman's service, wartime circulars from the Canadian Militia and King George, and certificate for use of the Western Fuel Corporation Employees X-ray machine, 1917.

Richards, William, b. 1886

Nanaimo Electric Light, Power and Heating Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1930

The fonds consists of an account book listing names of customers and monthly accounts (1898-1904), rough journals of work, including newsclippings and notes about events, weather and electrical services (1904-1908), and correspondence, notes and service pamphlet (1918-1930).

Nanaimo Electric Light, Power and Heating Company

Nanaimo Foundry fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1979

Fonds consists of the business records of the Nanaimo Foundry. Fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Plans, Quotes and Technical Drawings; 2) Photographs; 3) Work Orders and 4) Pattern Book.

Nanaimo Foundry

Ross McLeod collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1955]

Collection consists of schedules of Canadian Pacific ships on the west coast and a schedule for the Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay dayliner train. Also includes postcards of CP and Blackball line ships and views of downtown Nanaimo including views of the Malaspina Hotel, Georgia Park, the Bastion, Front Street looking south, and the harbour and port.

McLay family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1928

The fonds consists of family papers, including marriage and birth certificates and photographs, and records of Thomas McLay relating to his tugboat business, including a 1920 log and account book and letters of reference and qualifications.

McLay (family)

Entrance Island Lighthouse fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1881

The fonds consists of a journal, which notes weather and names and dates of ships entering the Nanaimo harbour.

Canada. Entrance Island Lighthouse

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Co. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1903

The fonds consists of way bills (1891-1893), payroll time book for Wellington Shops (1899-1900), and vouchers (1899-1900).

Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company

W.A. Wood fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1885-1887

The fonds consists of correspondence sent and received by W.A. Wood with Henry MacLeod and J.M. Trutch while directing work on the B.C. Section of the Canadian Pacific Rail line.

Wood, W.A.