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Columbia (Ship) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1789, 1791

The fonds consists of a bound, handwritten transcribed copy of Robert Haswell's log of the Columbia, which chronicles two trips of her sister ship, the sloop Washington, to the vicinity of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 1789. The fonds also includes a photostatic copy of Captain Robert Gray's log for the Columbia in 1791. It records voyages along the northwest coast of Washington State and British Columbia.

Columbia (Ship : 1787-1801)

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

Consolidated Employees Benevolent Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1974

The fonds consists of medical claim files, including doctors' certificates, labour codes and correspondence pertaining to Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada (Cominco) employees in Trail, B.C. between 1946 and 1974.

Consolidated Employees Benevolent Society (Trail, B.C.)

Al King fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1975

The fonds consists of agreements and printed material detailing the activities of the United Steelworkers of America in British Columbia (1966-1973) and personal correspondence relating to King's activities (1973-1975).

King, Al, 1915-2003

Alan Crawley fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1961-1965]

The fonds consists of sixty-six letters from Ethel Wilson to Alan and Jean Crawley relating to her literary career and social activities.

Crawley, Alan

Alan Plaunt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1962

The fonds consists of four series: Personal Papers, the Canadian Radio League, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Dorothy Plaunt Dyde. Fonds contains correspondence, financial records, subject files, clippings, reports, submissions, publicity material, and other documentary forms. The Plaunt correspondence contains a detailed record of the events surrounding the history of the Canadian Radio League, the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (1932), and the Act creating the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Plaunt, Alan Butterworth

Alexander Stephen fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1928-1940

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Stephen's literary work and his social concerns, including the Canadian depression of the 1930s and the world rise of fascism. The fonds also includes two scrapbooks containing letters, clippings, photographs (including Norman Bethune) and related materials. Another scrapbook (1928-1963) was completed by Stephen's wife after his death.

Stephen, A.M. (Alexander Maitland)

Amalgamated Transit Union fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1979

The fonds includes minutes of regular meetings (1898-1976), executive committee minutes (1907-1974), membership and dues ledgers (1901-1966), records books [working conditions affecting members of Division 134] (1931-1947), and Sick Benefit Association (1913-1919, 1950-1954). The fonds also contains office subject files such as general correspondence (1908-1970), correspondence with B.C. Hydro and Power Authority (1962), meeting attendance records (1957-1961), political education committee records (1957-1961), and minute books, correspondence and attendance books relating to Pacific Stage Lines (1935-1979).

Amalgamated Transit Union. Division 101-134 (Vancouver, B.C.)

Amy Coles Kirby fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1923

The fonds consists of typescript memoirs of Kirby's experience as an English tutor in Russia. The memoirs chronicle life in Russia from 1879 to 1883 and also the subsequent experiences of one of the Alexieff children, Princess Vera Urusov, who suffered tremendous personal hardships during the Russian Revolution.

Kirby, Amy Coles

Canadian Labour Congress, B.C. Education Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1977

The fonds consists of the correspondence of various Education Directors, 1956-1974; material from Winter School, 1967-1974; and the Labour College of Canada, 1963-1977; education files for British Columbia labour councils, 1956-1974; and Canadian Labour Congress correspondence and printed material, 1970-1977.

Canadian Labour Congress. British Columbia Education Office

Canadian Western Lumber Company Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1992

The fonds consists of records of the Canadian Western Lumber Company Limited, including agreements and other documents pertaining to the organization and development of the company, financial records, insurance records, stocks and shares records, personnel records, photographs, and timber records. The fonds also includes records of its predecessor companies, Fraser River Lumber Company and Fraser River Saw Mills, and its allied and subsidiary companies, including the Columbia River Lumber Company Limited; Fraser Mills Sash, Door & Shingle Company; Columbia Western Lumber Yards Limited; Canadian Tugboat Company Limited; Western Canada Lumber & Fuel Company/Coast Lumber & Fuel Company Limited; Coast Lumber Yards Limited; Comox Logging and Railway Company; Crown Lumber Company Limited; The Golden Light, Power and Water Company Limited; and, Security Lumber Company Limited. Also included in the fonds are records of its successor company Crown Zellerbach Canada Limited, and records of and pertaining to another CZ Canada Ltd. company, Pacific Mills, Limited at Ocean Falls, BC, and its predecessor companies. The fonds also includes some records of British Columbia Forest Products Limited, which, like CZ Canada Limited, was acuqired by Fletcher Challenge, New Zealand. The fonds includes slides and photographs of several of Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited's operations and products. Records of the North Coast Lumber Company Limited and the Vernon Box Company LImited may also be found in the fonds; the relationship of these companies to the Canadian Western Lumber Company Limited is unknown. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: Agreements and other documents pertaining to the organization and development of the company (1914-1954); Financial records (1910-1955); Insurance records (1910-1954); Photographs ([1919]-1956); Stock and shares records (1910-1955); Personnel records (1941-1972); Timber records (1913-1940); Fraser River Saw Mills Limited and Fraser River Lumber Company Limited records (1905-1912); Fraser Mills Sash, Door and Shingle Company records (1914-1919, 1944-1948); Columbia River Lumber Company Limited records (1899-1951); Columbia Western Lumber Yards Limited records (1913-1929); Anacortes Lumber and Box Company records ([ca. 1906]-1934); Canadian Tugboat Company Limited records (1912-1978); Western Canada Lumber and Fuel Company (Coast Lumber and Fuel Company Limited) records (1911-1942); Coast Lumber Yards Limited records 91911-1962); Comox Logging and Railway Company records (1906-1954); Crown Lumber Company Limited records (1909-1965), the Golden Light, Power and Water Company Limited records (1908-1923); North Coast Lumber Company Limited records (1908); Security Lumber Company Limited records (1915-1954); Vernon Box Company Limited records (1926-1930); Pacific Mills, Limited (Ocean Falls) arecords (1906-1954); Crown Zellerbach Canada Limited records (1926-1974); British Columbia Forest Products Limited records ([ca. 1937]-1964); and Fletcher Challenge Canada Limited slides and photographs ([198-]-1992).

Canadian Western Lumber Company

Carson Truck Lines fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1977

The fonds consists of correspondence, notices, minutes, and clippings recording the dispute between the Automotive Transport Labour Relations Association and the Teamster's Union Local 31 Vancouver (1970-1971) which precipitated the passage of Bill 33. The fonds also reflects the history of Carson Truck Lines and motor transport on the Cariboo Road and Fraser Canyon.

Carson Truck Lines

Charles H. Tupper fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1870-1926

The fonds consists of correspondence (1876-1926), subject files (1889-1925) and scrapbooks (1870-1923). The fonds reflects Tupper's interest in politics and public affairs.

Tupper, Charles Hibbert, Sir

Chock On fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1983

The fonds consists of the incoming correspondence of Wo Shou, Wo Sai Jik, and other members of the Wo Surname Association, mainly regarding cannery labour-related business and fundraising activities. It also consists of records and printed material relating to native place issues in Canton, China; the Wo Surname Association in Canton and in B.C.; Chock On business and other activities; and the local Chinese community.

Chock On

Angeli-Dennis collection

  • Fonds
  • 1826-1964

The Angeli-Dennis collection consists of the diaries (1855-1913), manuscripts, financial records and correspondence of William Michael Rossetti. Also included are the manuscripts, correspondence and financial records of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1842-1882), Christina Georgina Rossetti (1853-1894), Ford Madox Brown (1852-1993), Gabriele Rossetti and other members of the Rossetti family. In addition, the collection includes materials of Robert Browning, Thomas Landseer, William North, Algernon Swinburne and James Thomson.

Anglo-British Columbia Packing Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1968

The fonds consists of general ledgers, payroll ledgers, invoices, vouchers, fish registers and financial statements generated by A.B.C.'s affiliated canneries (1914-1968). These records originated primarily with the following canneries -- Alert Bay Plant (1947-1968), Boswell Cannery (1924-1934), Caledonia Cannery (1928-1959), Good Hope Cannery (1895-1968), Knight Inlet Cannery (1924-1961), McTavish Canner (1923-1939), North Pacific Cannery (1937-1958), Phoenix Cannery (1915-1967), and Seymour Cannery (1911-1913), as well as Britannia Shipyards (1934-1967).

Anglo-British Columbia Packing Company

Ann Farrell research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1974, 1990-1993

The research collection consists of interviews conducted for a published biography on Grace MacInnis. Interviewees include Dave Barrett, Rosemary Brown, Cliff Scotton, Harold Winch, and Bruce Woodsworth. She also collected speeches made by Grace MacInnis in the House of Commons as printed by Hansard, 1966-1974.

Arthur Mayse fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936-1989

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, including scripts for Beachcombers, printed material, photographs, financial record, ephemera and research sources. The papers relate to his activities as a climber, free-lance writer, and columnist for the Victoria Daily Times (1963-1972) as well as containing correspondence of a personal nature . The correspondents include William Morrow and Company, ACTRA, Ronald Chambers, Leone Edgar, Elsie Norman and Willis Kingsley Wing. In addition to articles and stories by and about him, a scrapbook includes a series on the Mt. Waddington expedition.

Mayse, Arthur, 1912-1992

Arthur Turner fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1929-1972

The fonds consists of records pertaining to Turner's activities in the CCF and the NDP in British Columbia. Included are manuscripts of Vancouver Workers' Theatre dramas and poetry, subject files on Israel, clippings, pamphlets on cooperative farming, and records from the CCF Agricultural Committee and the Trade Union Committee.

Turner, Arthur J., 1888-

B.C. Young New Democrats fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1974

The fonds consists of materials created out of activities of the British Columbia Young New Democrats and records collected relating to political interests. Correspondence, minutes, agendas, financial records, constitutions, subject files and printed materials reflect the varied pursuits of the organization.

British Columbia Young New Democrats

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.

Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1968

The fonds consists of financial records, insurance policy records and ledgers arranged in three sub-groups: Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies Ltd., Crossley Insurance Agencies, and Nairn Insurance Agencies.

Bell-Irving Insurance Agencies

Benson Shipyards fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1945-1982]

The fonds consists of marine architectural and engineering plans and accompanying specifications for a wide variety of boats built and repaired by Benson. The boat plans include many used in the fishing and logging industries.

Benson Shipyards

A.R.M.A. Vancouver Chapter fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1970-2005

The fonds consists of a history of the Vancouver Chapter, incorporation file, annual reports (1970-1984), financial records (1972-1983), minutes (1970-1988), correspondence (1970-1988), photographs, printed and published material and clippings relating to the activities of the Association.;Accrual consists of administrative records such as minutes and correspondence, publications such as newsletters, records regarding awards, and photographs from events. Accrual is divided into the following series: Minutes and correspondence, The Vancouver Chapter Submission 1983 ARMA Chapter of the Year Award, Publications, Photographs from events, and Award plaques and trophies.

Association of Records Managers and Administrators. Vancouver Chapter

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