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Alistair Duffus collection

  • Collection
  • [193-] - [195-]

The collection consists of photographs of the ship "Dinamac," the Duffus family home, Thomas McMeekin & Sons business, Skeena River scenes, parades, and planes at Seal Cove.

Duffus, Alistair

John Keenlysides Congregation Emanu-El collection

  • CA JHS A.2012.017, A.2013.018
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1864

Fonds consists of material documenting early BC Jewish history. Fonds is arranged into two series: Congregation Emanu-El manuscripts; and Letters from Abraham Blackman to his brother Morris, Jewish merchants in colonial British Columbia.

Keenlyside, John

Cowell & Wallinger fonds

  • CA FTST MS 45
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1900

Fonds consists of a ledger recording individual East Kootenay assays from 1895-1900.

Cowell & Wallinger (Firm)

MacKay and Currie fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1906

The fonds consists of one series that contains correspondence.

MacKay and Currie (Firm)

Leask & Johnson Lumber Company fonds

  • CA FTST MS 25
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1912

The fonds consists of textual records of Leask & Johnson Lumber Company. Includes correspondence and a telegraph manifold book and shareholders' register.

Leask & Johnson Lumber Company

Frederick William Kerton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1916

Fonds consists of two letters from the British Columbia Deputy Provincial Secretary appointing Frederick William Kerton as 1) a Member of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Courtenay, 28th August, 1915 and 2) a Member of the Board of Commissioners of Police for the City of Courtenay, 5th February, 1916.

Kerton, Frederick William

Granite Trading Association

  • Fonds
  • 1915

The fonds is divided into 31 series and consists of minutes, correspondence, leases, plans, photographs, and samples of documentary artifacts related to the running of the co-operative.

Granite Trading Association

Galbraith family fonds

  • CA FTST MS 6
  • Fonds
  • 1923, [copied 197-]

Fonds consists of the textual records of the Galbraith family. Includes correspondence and a pre-emption claim.

Galbraith (family)

Caulfeild Property Owners and Ratepayers Association fonds

  • CA WVAN 041
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1928

The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the Caulfeild Property Owners and Ratepayers Association and correspondence, petitions, and notes regarding issues affecting the Caulfeild area of West Vancouver.

Caulfeild Property Owners and Ratepayers Association

Davies and Company fonds

  • CA BOW MS 3
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1935

The fonds consists of legal and financial documents from the General Store; correspondence, predominantly legal; records created and received by William Joseph Davies in his capacity as postmaster, and financial records created by William A. Davies, owner of the Ed Davies Taxi Service.

Davies and Company

Newgate Customs House fonds

  • CA FTST MS 44
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1938

Fonds consists of textual records of the Newgate Customs House from 1913-1938. Includes a register of power of attorney and a personnel record.

Canada. Newgate Customs House

Dundarave Pharmacy fonds

  • CA WVAN 081
  • Fonds
  • 1925-1939

Fonds consists of records created by the Dundarave Pharmacy including prescriptions and pharmaceutical formulas.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Pharmaceutical formulas
Series 2: Prescriptions

Dundarave Pharmacy

Rees Rogers Collection

  • Collection
  • 1927-1942

The Collection of ephemera consists of itemized bills for construction and renovation materials from Tarbell’s Ltd., W.H. Gage, and Central Builders’ Supply Ltd. Utility bills from City of Courtenay and BC Telephone. E & N Railway tickets. Handbook of Courtenay High School. Poster/invitation to opening of Hurford and Shaw [Motors]. Ration Book Application Card Instructions.

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

Curt’s Cartage fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 8
  • Fonds
  • 1946 - 1948

Fonds consists of the textual records of Curt’s Cartage from 1946-1948. Includes correspondence, financial records and applications.

Curt’s Cartage

Fisher's Drug and Bookstore fonds

  • CA DMA CR-33
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1950

The fonds consists of records created by Simeon Fisher during the course of owning and operating Fisher's Drug and Book Store. There are several wholesale invoices as well as nine large prescription invoice ledgers and correspondence between Mr. Fisher, local residents and National Drug Co. where he purchased wholesale drugs for his pharmacy. These records cover the years between 1902 and 1948 when his business was in operation. The fonds is arranged in three series: Correspondence; Prescription Invoices; Drug Invoices.

Fisher's Drug and Bookstore (Delta, B.C.)

Colville family fonds

  • CA WVAN 051
  • [1946-1951]

The fonds consists of photographs relating to the Colville family business in West Vancouver. The photographs depict army trucks transporting hikers, skiers and supplies up Hollyburn Mountain, including stops at Hi-View Lodge, and Westlake Lodge. There are also photographs of "The Forks," a rest stop and restaurant which was operated by the Colville family.

Colville (family)

Shuswap Narrows Lodge Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 150
  • Fonds
  • 1945

The fonds is divided into 19 series and consists of business and personal accounts related to running the Shuswap Narrows Lodge and life in Salmon Arm. Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Shuswap Narrows Lodge

Hunter Brothers Ltd. Fonds

  • CA RMDC MS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1895 - 1952

Fonds consist of textual records of the Hunter Brothers Ltd from 1895-1923, 1933, [195-], 1959.

Includes history, correspondence, financial records, legal records, publications, lists, ephemera, and clippings.

Hunter Brothers Ltd.

William Gale fonds

  • CA WVAN 056
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1960

The fonds consists of materials relating to the business activities of William Gale, mortgage broker. The material is contained in one binder and includes mortgage books, correspondence, letters of employment, a map, photographs, an article by William Gale, and several newspaper advertisements relating to residential areas in West Vancouver.

Gale, William

Geoffrey Capes fonds : 1911-1961

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1961

Fonds consists of 56 diaries recording Capes' daily activities. Diaries contain a number of leaflets and programmes of events in the Courtenay area.

Capes, Geoffrey

William James Turnbull fonds

  • CA WVAN 068
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1961

The fonds consists of records relating to the personal and professional life of William James Turnbull, owner and operator of the West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited. The material consists of newspaper clippings, legal agreements, correspondence, patent documents, promotional material, photographs, postcards, technical drawings, name tag, and patent number labels.

The fonds is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Personal life
Series 2: West Vancouver Lumber Company Limited
Series 3: Indoor curling game and company

Turnbull, William James

Kelowna Junior Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1965

Fonds consists of 7 Junior Chamber of Commerce of Canada National Awards Contest scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain newspaper articles on Kelowna and the Jaycees, Lady of the Lake Pageant; photographs, correspondence, Reports to Presidents, brochures about the City of Kelowna and the Jaycee Creed. Ephemera includes The Buzzer newsletters,and a Longs Super Drugs calendar 1965. Wooden cover scrapbook of photographs includes photographs of signs Welcoming You to Kelowna and signs saying "Japs Go Home". Also includes photographs of The Junior Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention in Penticton 1944; the Jay Bee Hike up Terrace Mountain June 1944; and the building and the Lady of The Lake performance on the 1945 Beauty Barge. Fonds consists of 3 series: 1) Junior of Chamber of Commerce of Canada National Awards Contest scrapbooks for Tourism Promotion 1949; Unit Constitution 1957-1958; Outstanding Jaycees 1960-1961; Public Relations 1961-1962; Community Betterment 1961-1962; Outstanding Junior Chamber 1961-1962; 2) scrapbook of photographs; 3) Ephemera 1963-1965.

Kelowna Junior Chamber of Commerce

William A. Andrews fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 9
  • Fonds
  • 1919 - 1967

Fonds consists of the textual records of William A. Andrews from 1919-1967. Includes certificate, personal documents, and publications.

Andrews, William A.

Harper Honey Family Fonds

  • CA SAM MS 151
  • Fonds
  • 1947

The fonds is divided into 30 series and consists of business accounts and building plans related to Henry Ivens Harper and his life in Salmon Arm. Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Harper Honey Family

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