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Cariboo Gold Quartz Mining Company fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 1
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1967, predominant 1930-1949

The fonds consists of blueprints for mill equipment, invoices, vouchers, receipts, requisitions, production and payroll data, timebooks, Workmen's Compensation reports, accounting statements, equipment inventories, machinery record books, business correspondence, annual reports, and scrapbooks. Of this material, the scrapbooks, which detail the history of the mine and the associated town of Wells, may individually be the most informative documents.

Cariboo Gold Quartz Mining Company

Wells Club fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 19
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1962

The fonds consists of the ledger book for the Wells Club, 1949-1955 and 1960-1962.

Wells Club

Buckley's Pharmacy Ltd. fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 21
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1939

The fonds consists of letters, invoices, record books (including inventory book), and balance sheets of the pharmacy.

Buckley's Pharmacy

Wells Snowmobile Club fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 25
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1988

The fonds consists of records and information on the Wells Snowmobile Club, including catalogues, rule books, newsletters, and various other records (including those relating to Snowarama).

Wells Snowmobile Club

Fred Jensen fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 31
  • Fonds
  • [194-]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting scenes around Wells, B.C., in the 1940s.

Jensen, Fred

Wells Board of Trade fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 33
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1962

The fonds consists of minutes (1942-1962) of the Wells Board of Trade.

Wells Board of Trade

Einer Bergan fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 4
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1938

The fonds consists of receipts, invoices, correspondence relating to life insurance, personal correspondence (Joseph Wendle), income tax forms, material related to mining claims and sawmill (Bergan and John Sikora), and miscellaneous printed matter.

Bergan, Einer

Millie Smith-Campbell fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 5
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1967, predominant 1940-1941

The fonds consists primarily of letters of Millie Smith. The majority of the letters are from Agnes Macdonald in Scotland. She describes rationing and other wartime conditions. The other main correspondent is Donald Morrison, who writes from the army camps at which he is stationed. Fonds also includes a newspaper clipping, an unmarked postcard, and a book.

Smith-Campbell, Millie

Fred Tregillus fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 6
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1926

The fonds consists of correspondence, invoices, clippings, and hand-drawn maps of Fred Tregillus. Correspondence relates to activities of the Provincial Mining Association of British Columbia Barkerville Branch; mining operations at Big Valley Creek and Williams Creek; construction of an easterly wagon route from Barkerville to the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway; and activities of Frank Gibbee (guide and trapper). Fonds includes minutes, bylaws, and correspondence of the Barkerville Branch of the Mining Association, time books of road work (1918), and receipts and correspondence of the Barkerville School Board.

Tregillus, Fred

Lee Chong Company fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 7
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1952

The fonds consists of invoices and balance sheets of the company.

Lee Chong Company

Wells Ski Club fonds

  • CA WHS WRG 9
  • Fonds
  • 1937-1970

The fonds consists of Wells Ski Club financial records, business correspondence, club rules, reports, record books, minutes (1939-1967), and skiers time books, as well as Canadian Amateur Ski Association annual reports, circulars, reports, membership lists and yearbook.

Wells Ski Club