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Wynndel Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1984

The fonds consists of minutes, cashbooks, accounts, correspondence, publicity files, reports, reference files, and scrapbooks.

Wynndel Women's Institute

Wrathall Photo Finishing Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1982

The fonds consists of photographs of the Wrathall photography business in the Prince Rupert area. Photographs depict people (including natives), buildings, railways, and industry in Prince Rupert, Hazelton, and in settlements on the northern coast of B.C. and southern coast of Alaska.

Wrathall Photo Finishing

Women's Institute, Tappen, B.C. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1916

The fonds is one series and consists of scrapbooks with photographs, newsclippings and postcards.

Women's Institute, Tappen, B.C.

Wilson Rockwell photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1893-1967

The collection consists of photographs of events, people, and buildings (including schools) in the Creston Valley of B.C.

Wilmer Gold fonds

  • CA KSM 984-4
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950-1969]

The fonds consists of photographs of W.H. Gold, many depicting community organizations and events in the Cowichan Lake area and depicting the forest industry, including logging camps and sawmills.

Gold, Wilmer H.

Willow Point Community Club fonds

  • CA CRMA 96-7
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1982

These records consist of minute books, financial ledgers and incoming correspondence relating to the activities of the Willow Point Community Club.

Willow Point Community Club

William Nicholls fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-2003

The fonds consists of biographical materials, conference proceedings, reports, articles, books, sermons, speeches, talks, committee reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a photograph and a video tape. The fonds consists of nine series: Biographical; Publications; Speeches, Addresses and Talks; Committees; London School of Economics; Vanier Institute of the Family; Subject Files, Miscellaneous and Video Tape.

Nicholls, William

William McFarlane Notman fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1871-1904]

The fonds consists of portraits and photographs depicting ships and scenes of New Westminster, Vancouver, and Victoria.

Notman, William McFarlane

William E. John fonds

  • CA EMA 993.65;V987.5;V987.35;V990.30;V991.21;V991.27;V989.40;V989.48
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1935-1987]

The fonds consists of photographs of scenes and community events in Esquimalt, primarily in the 1960s and 1970s.

John, William E.

William and Margaret Tamboline family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-93
  • Fonds
  • [188-] - 1991

The fonds consists of articles, newspaper clippings and miscellaneous historical manuscripts about Tamboline family members and other people and events in the Ladner area. One series of clippings is organized in four scrapbooks. The fonds also includes photographs of family members and friends, and homes and activities of the Tamboline family.

Tamboline (family)

William and Margaret Springer Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890 - 1944

The fonds consists of two day books with tuning orders and a private radio receiving station licence.

Springer, William and Margaret

Wilfred Nicholson fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of 46 manuscripts on aspects of the social history and personalities of Nanaimo.

Nicholson, Wilfred, 1908-

Whonnock Community Association fonds

  • CA MCA 1997 01 09
  • Fonds
  • 1985, 1995-1996

Fonds consists of records generated in the course of the Whonnock Community Association's Historical Project, 1985. Fonds consists of photographic prints, audio cassette tapes with summaries, maps and textual materials. The textual materials consist of copies of church records, post office records, newspaper clippings, CP contracts and timetables, land registry records, collector's rolls, petitions, lists of businesses, sections of various BC Directories from 1891 to 1949, public school lists, visitors books and minutes. Also included are handwritten notes related to interviews and other research. An index box contains both a chronological index and an alphabetical index of important dates and people in Whonnock's history. Interviewees include Brian Byrnes, Isobel Byrnes, Cecil Blois, Olive Leaf, Mary Elliot (nee Drewry), Jean Eustice (nee Black), Helen Kolberg (nee Black), Harry Pullen, Charles Miller, and Mark Desrochers. There is also a variety of original and photocopied correspondence, many letters including reminiscences.

Whonnock Community Association

Whistler Museum and Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1994

The collection consists of photographs depicting people, events, industry (logging and the resort industry), and scenes of Whistler, B.C. (formerly Alta Lake, B.C.) The collection includes photographs of the Squamish Citizen and the Whistler Question newspapers.

Whaletown Community Club fonds

  • CA CIM 2003.003
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2016

Fonds consists of the records of the Whaletown Community Club from 1951 to 2016. The first accession (2003.003) consists of records from 1951 to 1985 and includes minutes of general and executive meetings, correspondence, administrative records including the original constitution and bylaws, financial records and reports on projects and functions sponsored by the organization. Files from Accession 2003.003 are described in five series: 1) Minutes; 2) Correspondence; 3) Financial; 4) Administrative Records; 5) Subject Files.
An accrual in 2017 (Accession 2017.009) comprises records of the Whaletown Community Club from 1985 to 2016, including minutes of executive and general meetings, financial statements, correspondence, and records of projects and programs. The material was kept in binders, and is arranged in eighteen series based on this original order (Series 6 through Series 23).

Whaletown Community Club

Whaletown Church Hall fonds

  • CA CIM 2017.008
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1920

Fonds consists of a minute book and an accounts book of the Whaletown Church Hall Building Fund Committee, documents written by Canon Alan Greene setting out the history, responsibility and terms of use for the Church Hall, and a cover letter for the Certificate of Title from the Land Registry Office.

Whaletown Church Hall Building Committee

West Vancouver Little Theatre Guild fonds

  • CA WVAN 016
  • Fonds
  • [1928-1986]

The fonds consists of administrative and publicity records such as financial records, minutes, programs and posters relating to the activities of the West Vancouver Little Theatre Guild. The fonds also includes photographs of stage productions.

West Vancouver Little Theatre Guild

West Vancouver Lions Club fonds

  • CA WVAN 013
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1986
 Fonds consists primarily of ephemera, photographs, and some textual records produced or collected by the West Vancouver Lions Club.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Ephemera
Series 2: Photographs
Series 3: Newspaper clippings
Series 4: Records

West Vancouver Lions Club

West Vancouver Archives collection

  • CA WVAN 007
  • Collection
  • 1910-2007

The collection consists of materials pertaining to West Vancouver or collected by West Vancouver organizations and residents. The collection arrangement is based on the form of the materials:

Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Newspapers
Series 3: Maps
Series 4: Documents and ephemera
Series 5: Reference publications
Series 6: Oral histories
Series 7: Information files
Series 8: Art
Series 9: Sound and moving image recordings

West Vancouver Archives

West Langley Community Hall Association fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 95
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1997

The fonds consists of an essay, "History of West Langley Community Hall, 1934-1980" by Mrs. Bessie Tregunna (1981), the Hall's membership book (1948-1996), certificates of the Association's incorporation (1947) and dissolution (1997), a guest book from the opening of the new hall (1977), re-registration documents of the Association and its By-laws and amended Constitution (1982), receipt books (1992-1996), a plan of the site for the new Hall (1976), and the official seal of the West Langley Community Hall.

West Langley Community Hall Association

Wally West fonds

  • CA FFG P993.11.1 to P993.11.4
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1925, 1946-1991

The fonds consists of documentation of the commercial, industrial, educational and social developments within the region and outlying areas, including the City of Prince George, British Columbia. Many of the images were taken "on spec" for the use in the Prince George Citizen Newspaper. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1. General, 1946-1991; 2. Simonson, 1910-1925; 3. Pulp Mill, 1964-1969, 1974-1975; 4. Schools, 1946-1960.

West, Wally

Wallsworth Cemetery fonds : 1964

  • CA LCM MSS 101
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1982]

The fonds consists of incomplete history notes on various people buried in Wallsworth Cemetery, Langley, B.C., a letter from Mrs. W.B. Dawkins to the Municipality of Langley regarding locating the cemetery and graves of pioneers in what used to be called Fernridge, B.C., and sketched maps of rural lots in Langley, B.C.

Wallsworth Cemetery

W. Earle Dickey fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1888]-1977, predominant 1930-1977

The fonds consists of three series: correspondence (12 files), research notes and drafts (41 files), photography (4 files). The material relates to Revelstoke and district, including Columbia River and Upper Arrow Lake.

Dickey, William Earle

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