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A.G. McDonald fonds

  • CA KMA 0.456
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1927

The fonds consists of correspondence, bills of sale, accounts, certificates, and wills of McDonald, and records of Croft and Ashby Company of Vancouver, and of the Truth Mining Company.

McDonald, Angus George

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.

Aitken family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888, 1900-1954

Fonds consists of personal records of the Aitken family and material related to the employment of Thomas and Isaac Aitken. Includes correspondence to Thomas Aitken related to compensation and pension payments; invoices and receipts for the funeral and burial of Mary A. Greenwell and John B.Greenwell; information circulars from the Workmen's Compensation Board, the Unemployment Insurance Commission and the New Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company; Thomas Aitken's Sick and Accident fund passbook from the Western Fuel Corporation; Certificates of Competency for Thomas and Isaac Aitken; copies of the Constitution of the International Union of the United Mine Worker's of America, the Wage Agreement between Canadian Collieries and UMWA, District No. 18 and a copy of the I.C.S. Coal Miner's Handbook; a handbill for a union meeting, a medical certificate for Isaac; and a small notebook that records cheques sent and received and various other items. Also included are the eye glasses and cases of Thomas and Mary Aitken.

Aitken (family)

Al Addison fonds: 1912-1969

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1969]

Fonds consists of reproduced maps and reports, annotated by Addison, related to the Blue Flame Mine. Includes a copy of a portion of the G.H. Clapp report on gas formations in the Nanaimo Basin (1912), a copy of the Wilkinson report of Morden Mine and area (1920), a copy of a drilling report of the Big Flame Mine, and copies of sketches Addison made in 1969 of the stratigraphy in the area around the Blue Flame Mine.

Addison, Al

Alberni District Historical Society Archives map collection

  • Collection
  • 1886-1993

The collection consists of settlement maps (including townsite and subdivision plans), land use maps, street maps, logging and forest road maps, mineral claim maps, railroad and rights-of-way maps, real estate maps, recreational maps (including parks), and other maps of communities and areas in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

Alberni Pacific Lumber Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1954

The fonds consists of records of the Alberni Pacific Lumber Company and its subsidiary, the Alberni Pacific Transport Company including general operating ledgers (1918-1927), sales ledgers (1922-1931), rail and cargo shipment ledgers (1939-1949), and U.S. rail shipments ledger (1941-1954).

Alberni Pacific Lumber Company

Albert E. Wood family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925 - 1958

The fonds consists of records from the Albert E. Wood family. It includes personal and business correspondence, three nursing notebooks belonging to Marguerite Wood, certificates, ephemera and photographs of family, scenes in Prince Rupert such as fishing boats, the cold storage plant, 5th Avenue West and 2nd Avenue West in the 1920s, Rebekah Lodge members, Tsimpsian Lodge members, the 1930 graduating class of the Prince Rupert Hospital School of Nursing, Bill Smith and Bill Wilson-Murray of Northern B.C. Power. It also includes records and postcards from Margaret Maddrell, Bert Wood's sister, and her first husband, Thomas Clwydd Williams.

Wood (family : Prince Rupert, B.C.)

Albert Hitchen collection

  • Fonds
  • 1940

Collection consists of Albert Hitchen's pay statements for work in the Northfield Mine (Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd.). Statements show gross wages less deductions for such items as coal, doctor, hospital fund, income tax, national defence tax and union dues.

Albeta Mines Ltd. fonds

  • CA KSM MG01
  • Fonds
  • 1961-1979

Fonds consists of 6 series and includes annual reports, financial records, correspondence, mineral claims and mining agreements.

Albeta Mines

Alfred Albert Paull fonds

  • CA VPL 1401-1713;1938-1976;8356-8370
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1927

The fonds consists of photographs depicting mining in Anyox and Kimberley, B.C., and of various aspects of logging in B.C.

Paull, Alfred Albert

Apiculture (beekeeping) collection

  • CA SFU F-110
  • Collection
  • [after 1898] - [200-]

The Apiculture (beekeeping) collection is an artificial grouping of documentary materials relating to the methods, science and culture of beekeeping. The collection was established by the SFU Archives as a complement to its other holdings relating to apiculture, such as the fonds of the British Columbia Honey Producers' Association (F-147), and the papers of SFU faculty member Mark Winston (F-174).

The collection consists of publications, conference proceedings, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and moving images. Material includes government publications, correspondence and registers of provincial beekeepers in British Columbia; published research articles, presentations and reports; course outlines and course material relating to the Bee Masters program and honey judging in British Columbia; photographs of various BC beekeeping activities and personalities; copies of meeting minutes and other records of various beekeeping associations in British Columbia and Canada; moving images featuring beekeeping activities and topics; and various subject files relating to the history of beekeeping in BC.

Arlene Ashcroft collection

  • Collection
  • 1937- 1945

The collection consists of a photo album that contains photographs of military personnel. Also included are postcards sent to Arlene Russell, newspaper clippings, and military artifacts such as badges, pins, and Second World War artifacts.

Ashcroft, Arlene

Arrow Lakes Lumber Company fonds

  • CA KMA 75.40;74.50;83.5.11
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1937

The fonds consists of accounts books of the Arrow Lakes Lumber Company.

Arrow Lakes Lumber Company

Art Powell fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1975

Fonds consists of material collected and created by Art Powell concerning forest history during his research. Includes audiocassette tapes and transcripts, photographs, a binder of notes from the Enderby newspapers, one original essay. Research material includes photocopies of records from BCARS including descriptions of trails in the Shuswap Forest District, lists of Spallumcheen Forest licensees and a brief by Mabel Lake Shingle Ltd. describing the operation and requesting a change in timber allocations for specialty mills.

Powell, Art

Arthur E. Buller fonds

  • CA HED 989.165
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1944

The fonds consists of Buller's photographs (1935-1936) depicting operations at the Kelowna Exploration Company's Nickel Plate Mine in Hedley, B.C. Fonds includes photographs of crews, mining company staff, road construction and school children. Fonds includes composite plan of Nickel Plate Mine (1944).

Buller, Arthur E.

Arthur J. Daniels fonds

  • CA EMA 984.3
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1948

The fonds consists of work journals (1910-1948) kept by Daniels at Yarrows shipyards and docking book (1922-1926, 1927-1930, 1940-1942).

Daniels, Arthur John, 1877-1955.

B.C. Hydro Alert Bay Station fonds

  • CA ABL 980-186
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1970

The fonds consists of logbooks and daily journals for the B.C. Hydro Alert Bay Station.

British Columbia Hydro. Alert Bay Station

B.W. Leeson fonds

  • CA VPL 13901-14221
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of Quatsino, B.C., depicting panoramas, fishing, ships, native Indians, and logging.

Leeson, B.W.

BC Deep Sea Fishermen's Union fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932- 1967

The fonds consists of a charter, cashbooks, a "Sick Benefit Fund" journal book, agreements, correspondence, minutes, and reference files.

British Columbia Deep Sea Fishermen's Union

Barbara Knowles fonds

  • CA HED 988.144
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1946

The fonds consists of photographs depicting activities of the Hedley Lodge of the Loyal Order of Moose and of a safety competition at the Nickel Plate MIne in Hedley.

Knowles, Barbara

Bill Hasting's St. Mungo photograph collection

  • CA DMA CR-123
  • Fonds
  • 1983

The collection consists of slides and photographs of the Glenrose Cannery and St. Mungo Archaeological digs, and staff and drawings of the St. Mungo archaeological site. The material was used as a display at a talk on the archaeological digs given by W. Hastings in 1983.

Bird family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1941

The fonds consists of personal records of George Bird including correspondence, bills, receipts, Christmas cards, diary (1902), copies of newspaper and magazine article written by Bird, scrapbooks and an historical account by Bird of early life in Alberni and Port Alberni; business records of George Bird including monthly timebooks (1899-1913) and records of customer orders (1910-1915) for Bird's sawmill operations. Fonds includes school certificates of Doris and Florence Bird and Doris Bird's historical accounts of sawmills in the Alberni area.

Bird (family)

Boundary Museum photograph collection

  • Collection
  • [ca. 1890-1990]

The collection consists of photographs of Grand Forks and the Boundary region (including the communities of Columbia, Phoenix, Greenwood, Midway, Rock Creek, and Christina Lake) depicting individuals, families and community groups; community events; schools and class photographs; general scenes; and, economic activity (including railway activity, ranching, mining and smelting (Granby Smelter), and milling. The collection includes photographs created by the Grand Forks Gazette newspaper.

Bright Mine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1953

Fonds consists of one volume that lists daily tonnage totals, amount of coal and rock per ton, number of miners, timbering and other statistics related to the extraction of coal. Volume also includes total annual tonnages for 1952 and 1953. Annual tonnage totals are comparable to the totals given in the Minister of Mines Annual Reports for 1952 and 1953 and confirm the volume's provenance.

Bright Mine

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