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Canadian Pacific Railway photograph collection

  • CA UBCSP BC 1291
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The collection consists of photographs of scenery, hotels, railway bridges, and tunnels pertaining to the Canadian Pacific Railway.

W. Humphreys fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1365;BC 1368;BC 1370
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1934]

The fonds consists of Humphrey's photographs of the Bonanza Cache, Standard, and Star Best gold mines in the Lillooet District of B.C.

Humphreys, W.

Slavonic Studies photograph collection

  • CA UBCSP BC 1403-1413
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1960]

The collection consists of photographs depicting Slavonic musicians, cultural and policial figures, scenes of Russian life and scenes from plays.

N.P. Bladgon Phillips fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/1
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1932

The fonds consists of Phillips' photographs of railway equipment and related scenery in England, France, India and British Columbia.

Phillips, N.P. Blagdon

Thomas Murray fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/16
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Murray's photograph album depicting logging operations, loggers, and maps pertaining to a lumber camp on the Bonaventure River near New Carlisle, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec.

Murray, Thomas

LaRoche Studio fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/3
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892-1900]

The fonds consists of a promotional photograph album of LaRoche Studio depicting Alaskan scenes, including glaciers, Sitka, and aboriginal villages.

LaRoche Studio

Capilano Timber Company fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/33
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1920

The fonds consists of a photograph album depicting Capilano Timber Company operations, including loggers, logging camps, and views of the Capilano Valley and the Capilano Suspension Bridge.

Capilano Timber Company

Cyril Littlebury fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/4;BC 1456/18-22
  • Fonds
  • 1917-1923

The fonds consists of Littlebury's photograph albums, containing views of ships, locomotives, railway stations and parks and gardens.

Littlebury, Cyril

Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/6
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910]

The fonds consists of a photograph album depicting the Company's operations at Bullion, and views of the Quesnel River, pipes, gravel-washing processes, and reservoirs.

Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company

W.O. Williams fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/7
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1918]

The fonds consists of Williams' photograph album depicting the pipeline, powerhouse, and smelting machinery at the Anyox facility of the Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting and Power Company.

Williams, W.O.

E.A. Bennett fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/84
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1890

The fonds consists of Bennett's photographs of Vancouver, Rossland, Victoria, Rogers Pass, Banff, Washington State and the ships Tartar and the Empress of Japan.

Bennett, E.A.

Kidd family fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1456/86-90
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1936

The fonds consists of the Kidd family photograph albums, containing images of B.C. mountains, the UBC Player's Club, Central America, the Great UBC trek of 1922, G.K. Chesterton, family and friends.

Kidd (family)

Al Knight fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1526
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1954

The fonds consists of Knight's photographs of prospecting, placer mining, harvesting, riding the rails, logging and mining camps throughout B.C.

Knight, Al

Margaret and William Tolin fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1530
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1940

The fonds consists of Tolin's photographs of B.C., Alaska, Alberta, and the Yukon, depicting mining activities.

Tolin, Margaret

B.W.W. McDougall fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1607
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1959

The fonds consists of photographs by McDougall of mining operations in Canada and the western United States as well as images of the construction of the Lion's Gate Bridge in Vancouver.

McDougall, B.W.W.

Orson Banfield fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1822
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1926

The fonds consists of Banfield's photographs of Point Grey, Britannia Beach, friends, Vancouver scenery and ships in Vancouver harbour.

Banfield, William Orson, 1897-1983

Haweis family fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1903
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1980

The fonds consists of photographs of the Haweis family, including views of family and friends, travel views of England, Germany and Italy, photographs by Hugolin and Stephen Haweis, art phototgraphs of Lionel Haweis, views of tea plantations, and images pertaining to Renee Haweis Chipman's involvement in the Canadian Women's Army Corps.

Haweis (family)

Bruce Clegg fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1926
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]

The fonds consists of Clegg's stereographic photographs of glaciers and mountains in B.C. and Alberta.

Clegg, Bruce

Western Miner fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1929
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1986

The fonds consists of photographs of mines, mining activities, and mining personnel created and collected for use in the Western Miner and its predecessor publications, The Miner and the British Columbia Miner. Images include aerial views as well as ground level shots of mine sites, buildings, townsites, mining, milling, smelting and other mineral processing operations. The photographs include exteriors and interiors of mines and buildings, crews at work, and a collection of portraits of company executives, staff and Canadian politicians. Mining equipment is featured including excavators, diamond drills, continuous miners, loaders, shuttle cars, muckers, ore conveyors, and drilling rigs.

Western Miner

W. Neale Turner fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1936
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1906

The fonds consists of photograph albums depicting Turner's activities as managing director of the Fraser River Gold Dredging Company, including scenes of equipment, placer mining sites, and aspects of life in Lytton, including a native funeral procession. Includes scenes of Turner's voyage to Canada aboard ships and trains.

Turner, W. Neale

Yorkshire Trust Company fonds

  • CA UBCSP BC 1940
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1970

The fonds consists of business records of the Yorkshire Guarantee & Securities, Limited, The Yorkshire and Canadian Trust, Limited and The Yorkshire & Pacific Securities, Limited, Huddersfield, England concerning its B.C. operations. The records consist of those created at Head Office, Huddersfield, in its dealings with its Vancouver and Victoria offices. There are also books of account which appear to have been created in its Vancouver office. The records consist of legal documents (1889-1950) minutes (1906-1950) correspondence (1890-1964) and financial records (1889-1970), including registers, journals and ledgers (1889-1954). There are also records of the Canadian Mining Syndicate and the Vancouver Land & Securities Corporation. The fonds also includes photographs of the exterior of the Thos. Dunn and Company store, depicting goods ready for shipment from Vancouver to the Klondike and interiors and exteriors of the Yorkshire Building in the 1950s.

Yorkshire Trust Company

Douglas Coupland fonds

  • CA UBCSP RBSC-ARC-1643
  • Fonds
  • 1970 - 2008

This fonds comprises records created by Coupland from approximately 1970 to 2008. They are related to all aspects of Coupland's life and career. Among other types of records, the fonds includes, drafts of Coupland's major literary works, personal and artistic photographs, visual art material (such as collages, paintings and printouts of digital collages), technical notes and designs for Coupland's website, conceptual sketches and designs, annotated books used during Coupland's speaking events, personal and administrative correspondence, personal notes/memos, sent or received from Coupland's family friends, notebooks, fan correspondence, press clippings featuring work by and about Coupland, ephemera collected by Coupland, audio/visual material.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: digital projects, dramatic projects, fan mail and related material, journalism, lectures, interviews and readings, literary projects, personal and administrative affairs, press clippings, research and notes, and visual art projects.

Coupland, Douglas

E. Tilford Fenton fonds

  • CA UBCSP RBSC-ARC-1652
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1915

Fonds consists of records reflecting Fenton’s activities as the president of the Local 213 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in B.C. and the Executive Board representative of the First District of the Pacific District Council of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, spanning approximately from 1912 to 1913. These records are arranged in chronological order. Textual records in the fonds primarily consist of incoming correspondence from the U.S. to E.Tilford Fenton as the president of the I.B.E.W. in B.C., general circulars and reports from Pacific District Council, and administrative documents of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Personal correspondence of E. Tilford Fenton spans primarily from 1914 to 1915. These records are also arranged in chronological order.

The fonds is arranged into the following four series: office correspondence; general circulars; administrative documents; and personal correspondence.

Fenton, E. Tilford

W. Randle Iredale fonds

  • CA UBCSP RBSC-ARC-1654
  • Fonds
  • 1958 - 2000

The fonds consists of records reflective of W. Randle Iredale’s career as a professional architect, spanning approximately 1955 to 2000, predominant between 1960-1970. Specific projects that are reflected in the records include: the Portage Mountain Development Project, Hydro Tourist Lookout, Downtown Stadium Centennial, Westcoast Transmission Building, UBC Sedgewick Undergraduate Library, Vancouver Downtown Stadium, Vancouver’s Park Site 19 Project and St. Francis Construction Project.

A large portion of the material is reflective of the Portage Mountain Development Project, a large hydro-electric project at Portage Mountain in north-east British Columbia. The following projects, which were all part of the Portage Mountain Development Project, are reflected in the fonds: the Portage Mountain Lookout Building, Portage Mountain Control Building, Portage Mountain Power House, Hudson’s Hope Housing and George W. Pearkes Elementary School.
Records are arranged generally according to project, keeping the original filing system of the creator.

The majority of the fonds consists of photographs, negatives, slides and architectural drawings pertaining to project sites, spanning primarily from the 1960s to the 1990s. Textual records in the fonds primarily consist of correspondence, publicity material and publications pertaining to the projects completed by Rhone & Iredale Architect and the Iredale Partnership.

The fonds is arranged into the following series: Portage Mountain Lookout Building; Hydro Tourist Lookout; Downtown Stadium Centennial; Westcoast Transmission Building; UBC Sedgewick Undergraduate Library; Vancouver Downtown stadium; Vancouver’s Park Site 19 Project; Hudson’s Hope Housing and School; and architectural drawings.

Iredale, W. Randle, 1929-

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