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Agassiz Harrison Historical Society photograph collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1870]-1993

The collection consists of photographs of the Agassiz-Harrison area depicting individuals, families, businesses, industry (particularly farming and logging), events (including the 1948 Fraser River Flood), community associations, schools, and general scenes.

Agricultural Commission fonds

  • CA FTST MS 43
  • Series
  • [photocopied 198-?]

Fonds consists of a diary from 1913-[1914]. The diarist is unidentified.

British Columbia. Agricultural Commission

Alberni Agricultural and Industrial Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1932

The fonds consists of constitution, correspondence, lists of officers, financial records, and records relating to the Association's fall fair including lists of judges, prize lists, and judges' reports.

Alberni Agricultural and Industrial Association

Alberni Farmers Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1986

The fonds consists of minutes (1922-1973), membership book (1949-1986), correspondence (1953-1985), and pamphlets and bulletins of the Alberni Farmers Institute.

Alberni Farmers' Institute

Alden Barss fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1977

The fonds consists of textual records (including correspondence, reports, minutes and course materials), published materials, and photographs documenting the life and career of Alden Barss. The records relate to the teaching of horticulture; the development of the Department of Horticulture, the Faculty of Agriculture, and the University; Barss' involvement with the Anglican Theological College and the Anglican Church; his professional career; and his personal life. Some records were apparently collected and arranged by Barss in the course of writing a history of the Department of Horticulture.

Barss, Alden Forest, 1888-1980

Andrew Hutchinson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1965

Fonds consists of course materials, correspondence, subject files, reports, clippings, printed material, and index cards, relating to Hutchinson's work with the UBC Department of Biology and Botany. The fonds reflects his research interests which included studies of conifers, forest ecology and tree genetics, particularly of the Douglas fir; to a limited extent his personal life is also documented. The fonds also includes approximately 3,600 photographic negatives and prints (most black and white, some in colour), 1,200 lantern slides, and some transparencies. The photographs are mainly microscopic images of plants and trees in British Columbia, Mexico, Cuba, Florida and South Africa in the early part of the twentieth century. There is also a photograph album accompanying Hutchinson's report Grazing Lands in British Columbia. Finally, there are a number of maps, charts, and diagrams, which are listed and stored separately.

Hutchinson, Andrew Henderson

Ann Lowden Gordon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894 - 1896

The fonds consists of photocopied and transcribed letters between the sisters and their mother, a manuscript and newspaper clippings, and divided into three series.

Gordon, Ann Lowden, 1865-1941

Arthur Alexander Dennys fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894

The fonds is divided into one series and contains diaries dating from 1912, 1913, 1915-1926 and ephemera.

Arthur Alexander Dennys

B.C. Fruit Growers Association, Salmon Arm fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1988

The fonds is divided into seven series and consists of notices, prices, memos and copies of the minutes of the joint meeting of directors of the Okanagan Federated Shipping Association and Labour Negotiating committee.

B.C. Fruit Growers Association, Salmon Arm fonds

Bates family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-2
  • Fonds
  • 1892-[197-]

The fonds consists largely of reference material, photographs, and memorabilia collected by Frances Bates as a result of her interest in Delta history and her participation in the founding of the Delta Museum. The fonds also contains records from the operation of the Bates' farm, and correspondence dealing with the expropriation of the farm by the provincial government for the Roberts Bank development. The fonds has been arranged in the following series: Frances Bates' history collection, Bates family farm records, and Photographs.

Bates (family)

Bayliff family fonds : 1845-1968

  • CA BCA MS-1692; 198210-002
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1981]

The fonds consists of correspondence, ranch diaries (Chilancoh Ranch), business records and personal records including diaries kept by T.L. Bayliff, G.T.L Bayliff and Hugh Peel Lane Bayliff.

Bayliff (family)

Beryl Wamboldt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1971

Fonds consists of typed and handwritten transcripts written by Beryl Wamboldt. Includes 'Pioneer Tips and tales' and 'NOCA Provider's Program', reference materials on the dairy industry, rough drafts and general notes for articles on NOCA, correspondence, homestead patent (1895) and original article on Valecairn Farm, and photographs.

Wamboldt, Beryl

Bowen Auto Camp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942

Fonds consists of an inventory, taken in November 1942, of the furnishings and fixtures in the Auto Camp. Only three pages of the 300 page volume remain; the first 36 pages are cut out.

Bowen Auto Camp

British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1970

The fonds consists of the records of the British Columbia Fruit Growers Association, Hail Insurance Committee and its successor, British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company. The records of the Hail Insurance Committee include minutes of committee meetings, 1949-1950. The records of the Mutual Hail Insurance Company primarily consist of minutes of the Board of Directors meetings and annual general meetings; correspondence, filed with the minutes; the First Annual Report (1950); the 1951 corporate by-laws, as amended in 1953; and a few pamphlets on the topics of crop and hail insurance.

British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company

Brooke family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1943

The fonds consists of material from Ruth Brooke's educational correspondence courses, personal correspondence, flyers and brochures, one photograph, tuberculosis testing records for cows, herd milk and butterfat production records, Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada records, blank forms, and newspaper clippings both related and unrelated to Salmon Arm.

Brooke (family)

Buckerfield's fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1953

The fonds consists of invoices, correspondence and a receipt book.

Buckerfield's (Armstrong, B.C.)

C.B. Hume and Co. Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1937

The fonds consists of minutes, financial statements, deeds, stock certificates, correspondence, tax records, insurance documents, account ledgers and photographs.

C.B. Hume and Company

Carlin family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1964

The fonds includes: leases between William Carlin of Fort Steele and Charles Letts and William D. Blagborne and son and receipts for mining and water rights; school exercise books belonging to R. Carlin; farm records and water licence correspondence for Carlin Ranch; calling cards and Red Cross service pin belonging to Mrs. J.A. Carlin, and miscellaneous items such as a Memorandum of Association and Rules for the Co-Operative Granite Trading Association, an incomplete diary and a bottle cap.

Carlin (family)

Charles T. Cooney fonds

  • CA KMA 69.5.2
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1916

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records and legal documents of Charles Cooney.

Cooney, Charles T.

Chorlton family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-11
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1910-193-

The fonds consists of 136 photographs, some loose, most mounted in a photo album. The photographs include scenes of farming, travel, family, and livestock.

Chorlton (family)

Cooperative Granite Trading Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1938-2003

The fonds is divided into two series which contain audited reports, the memorandum and rules of the association and receipts.

Cooperative Granite Trading Association

Corporation of Summerland fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1973

The fonds consists of petitions, minutes, accounts and work ledgers, meter books, reports, land and tax records, assessment notices, correspondence, tenders, voters lists, building and electrical permit registers, and subdivision plans. Fonds also includes records of the Trout Creek Irrigation District.

Summerland (B.C.)

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