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Frank Parish fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1840-1852

The fonds consists of a journal of a trip from London to Naples (1840-1843) and letters from Parish to his father during his employment in the Consular Department in China (1844-1852).

Parish, Frank

Frank Sherman fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1909, 1913, 1923

The fonds consists of documents, letters, photographs and printed material relating to Frank H. Sherman and collective bargaining between mining companies in Fernie, B.C., Crow's Nest Pass and southern Alberta and the United Mine Workers of America, District 18.

Sherman, Frank H.

Fraser Reid fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948, 1953, 1973

The fonds consists of a 163-page typed manuscript entitled Burns and the Messiah (ca. 1953), correspondence, and a newspaper clipping.

Reid, A. Fraser

Fraser Valley Tourist Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1962-1965

The fonds consists of clippings, outlines for advertising, annual reports (1963), correspondence, essays, tourist promotions and printed material pertaining to tourism information and the B.C. Chamber of Commerce.

Fraser Valley Tourist Association

Fred Perry fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1947

The fonds consists of manuscripts and correspondence pertaining to various aspects of natural history in British Columbia (1919-1947).

Perry, Fred

Frederick Howay fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1786-1943

The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, financial records, speeches, photographs, notes, and a journal, pertaining to Howay, as well as manuscripts and essays on B.C. history and exploration and marine trade off its coastal waters. In addition, Howay created subject files on historical sites and monuments throughout Western Canada, including Barkerville, the Cariboo, Fort Langley, Cut Knife Hill, Nootka Sound, Fort Steele, and Fort Walsh.

Howay, Frederick William

Frederick Niven fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1938

The fonds consists of the prose manuscripts "Mine Inheritance", "When I was a Child" and "The Transplanted", with various transcripts, as well as the Colour of the Canadian Rockies which contains about 60 miscellaneous portions of a carbon typescript of an unidentified novel on the reverse sides. The fonds also includes four outgoing letters to different individuals dated 1919, 1929 and 1938 as well as correspondence [1927] written by Niven at Nelson, B.C., to a Mr. Castle.

Niven, Frederick John

French Canadian history collection

  • Fonds
  • 1622-1912

The collection, started at the turn of the century by Michaud, consists of documents, correspondence, and records relating to French-Canadian history. It includes transcripts and photographic copies of material in the Archives Nationales in Paris and Quebec and elsewhere.

Fuller family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1985

The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files and photograph albums pertaining to the Fullers' professional careers, labour activities and personal lives. The fonds also contains materials which reflect the activities of the Labour History Provincial Specialist Association of the BCTF and the Sechelt Indian Curriculum Project and a film, "For Twenty Cents a Day".

Fuller (family)

G.F. Turner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1912

The fonds consists of Turner's handwritten diary (1911-1912). Much of the diary refers to his construction activities and to the political events of the time.

Turner, George Frederick

G. Vernon Wellburn collection

  • Fonds
  • 1826, 1871, 1884, 1896

The collection consists of a letter from Sir John Franklin, Great Bear Lake, to Robert McVicar, 1826; a telegram from S.L. Tilley to Hon. Dr. Helmcken, April 1, 1871, referring to the admittance of British Columbia into Confederation, a document signed by Charles Dupont referring to a land transaction to what is now known as Vancouver, and an invitation to the opening of the new Parliament Buildings in Victoria, 1898.

Gary Giste fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

The fonds consists of letters and documents relating to Giste's difficulties with the American Draft Board (1975-1976), including correspondence with the War Resistor Information Program and the Project for Special Service Action, and U.S. Attorney J.W. Olson, as well as some clippings.

Giste, Gary

Garth Brown fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1987

The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, subject files and printed materials related to the NDP Executive Committee, the Labour Policy Committee, Vancouver civic politics, labour education, Canadian Labour Congress, International Woodworkers of America and Brown's work at the Eburne Sawmill.

Brown, Donald Garth

Gary Lauk fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1985

The fonds consists material pertaining to Lauk's term of office as a cabinet minister and as MLA for Vancouver Centre. Included are ministerial and personal files, papers, memoranda and documents generated by Lauk and his Executive Assistants, Eric Green and Albert Mellul (1973-1975) and office files (1979-1982, 1984-1985), as well as correspondence files of his predecessor as Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Leo Nimsick (1972-1973).

Lauk, Gary Vernon

Garnett Weston fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1990

Fonds consists of outgoing correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a copy of verse authored by Weston.

Weston, Garnett

Gay Alliance Toward Equality fonds : 1971-1980

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1980]

The fonds consists of photocopies of minute books of the Gay Alliance Toward Equality (1971-1980), photocopies of selected items in the files of the organization and a list of files created by G.A.T.E.

Gay Alliance Toward Equality

Geoff Meggs fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1985-1990

The fonds consists of a draft of "Salmon: The Decline of the British Columbia Fishery", which includes footnotes that were deleted in the final version; sound cassettes and transcripts of interviews with prominent persons in the fishing industry and computer disks including various drafts of the book.

Meggs, Geoff, 1951-

Geoffrey Parrott fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986-1987

Fonds consists primarily of Parrott's criticism of D.E. Harker's history of St. George's School, Vancouver, entitled Saints. Parrott's notes and letters on the development of the school add a new dimension to the information found in the official history.

Parrott, Geoffrey

George Bowering fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1962-1970

The fonds consists of material pertaining to Bowering's private and professional life. Included are thirteen pages of draft typed and handwritten poetry, as well as 44 incoming letters and sixteen postcards (1962-1970) from Earle Birney.

Bowering, George, 1935-

George F. Cameron fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1870]-1885

The fonds consists of manuscript notebooks as well as handwritten and typewritten copies of his poetry.

Cameron, George Frederick

George Hills fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1860-1895

The fonds consists of transcripts of the diaries of Bishop George Hills, dated from 1860 to 1895.

Hills, George, 1816-1895

George Kuthan fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1969]

The fonds consists of engravings (mainly lino-cuts and some wood blocks) of flowers, trees, animals, insects, birds, sea creatures, floral and key designs, and erotica as well as other designs.

Kuthan, George, 1916-

George Leidy fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1930

The fonds consists of union membership cards, government documents, union constitutions and rule booklets and a Native Sons of Canada membership card and circulars (1916-1924). Records pertaining to the Native Sons of Canada (Vancouver Assembly) include union newspapers, subscriptions, financial records and personal and labour-related correspondence. The fonds also includes the immigration papers (written in Polish) of a young man and ephemeral material dealing with left-wing politics.

Leidy, George W.

George North fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1975, predominant 1960-1969

The fonds consists of George North's research material on the fishing industry in British Columbia and union organizing in it in preparation for his book, A Ripple, A Wave, a story of union organization in the B.C. fishing industry. The research material includes information on the United Fishermen and Allied Workers' Union (UFAWU), British Columbia Salmon Canners' Association, and Inverness Cannery.

North, George

George Wallich fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1857-1944

The fonds consists of an original copy of Wallich's The North Atlantic Seabed with handwritten notes, a large, handwritten biological note book, personal annotated copies of Wallich's "Original Papers" and "Contributed Papers"(1857-1865), incoming correspondence and clippings. Also included are some records belonging to G. Wallich which relate to the Dooars Planters' Association, an organization of tea growers in India.

Wallich, George Charles

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