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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

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

Group of people in cleared area with tent

Item is a copy print of a photograph of a group of people in a cleared area with a small tent in the background in Prince Rupert on June 1, 1906. The people in the photograph are identified as: Mrs. J.L. Williams, Jack or Jock Williams, Mrs. Porter, Miss Mai Johnston, Mrs. R.L. McIntosh, J.H. Pillsbury, Mr. P ? (Engineer), Captain J ?, Mrs. S.G. Harris, and Cannon Rushbrook.

H.G. Sherriff fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907

The fonds consists of a diary spanning from April 20 to September 23, 1907 and a contract between Sherriff, his partner W. Phillip and E. Stuart Wood.

Sherriff, H.G.

Photographs

Series consists of nine photographs (3 original photographs and 6 copyprints) of Prince Rupert scenery, residents and surrounding area.

Prince Rupert Empire collection

  • CA UNBC 2000.16
  • Collection
  • 1906–1912

The collection consists of 9 photographs and copies of photographs showing scenes of Prince Rupert and area, groups of townspeople, a stone totem pole at Metlakatla, and a man poling a dug-out canoe probably on the Skeena River. It includes two newspaper clippings, one from the BC Saturday Sunset dated September 14, 1912 and another from The Globe dated Saturday March 23, 1907. The bound volumes of the Prince Rupert Empire newspaper were transferred to Special Collections. See accompanying note.

Prince Rupert Drydock and Shipyard

Newspaper clippings

Series consists of one file containing two newspaper clippings, one from the BC Saturday Sunset dated September 14, 1912 and another from The Globe dated Saturday March 23, 1907

Newspaper clippings

File contains two newspaper clippings, one from the B.C. Saturday Sunset of September 14, 1912 concerning economic development on Vancouver Island and the second from The Globe dated Saturday March 23, 1907 which contains two photographs of Prince Rupert.

J.D. Allen Photographic Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907- 1914

The fonds consists of nitrate negatives and glass negatives that depict the early Prince Rupert town site, pioneers, businesses, scenes, and events. Included is a wedding certificate from 1923 for Ethel Vivian Alabaster and Gus Slane.

J.D. Allen Photographic Company

Francis Richard C. Brown family collection

  • Collection
  • 1911-1917

The collection consists of photographs that were collected by Francis and Lily Brown when they lived in Prince Rupert from 1911 to 1917. Some of the photographs are originals, some are postcards and others are copies of the originals still held by the family. The photographs include scenes such as Crippen Cove, the arrival of the Duke of Connaught on the Princess Alice in September 1912, blasting of areas for expanding the city, 3rd Avenue in 1911 and the arrival of the first train from Winnipeg in 1914.

Brown, F.R.C. (family)

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

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

Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams collection

  • CA JHS A.2014.007
  • Fonds
  • 1911, 1920-1921

The fonds consists of a series of love-letters written between Morris Soskin and Rose Hyams. These letters were written in 1921 between Vancouver (where Morris lived) and Montreal (where Rose lived).

Soskin (family)

Basil G. Hamilton fonds

  • CA FTST MS 7
  • Fonds
  • 1913, 1922-1924

Fonds consists of the textual records of Basil G. Hamilton. Includes correspondence and research material.

Hamilton, Basil G.

Grace Mulcahy fonds

  • CA WVAN 054
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1925

Fonds consists of photographs of Grace Mulcahy, the home of West Vancouver Reeve Valiant Vivian Vinson, family, and friends.

Mulcahy, Grace

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