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John Herbert fonds

  • CA VHEC RA008
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2010

Fonds consists of memoirs, correspondence, photographs, vital records, travel documents, financial documents, publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, handwritten notes and drawings, maps, conference papers and artefacts relating to the life of John Herbert. Records chronicle John Herbert’s personal life, pursuit of higher education, career history, hobbies, travels and struggle to attain compensation for the properties seized from his family during the Second World War. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: JH memoirs series (1938–2010), Karpowitz family series (1939–2005), JH career documents series (1945–1988), JH inheritance and claims documents series (1924–2010), JH correspondence series (1955–2005), Research resources and notes series (1972–2005), Travel documents series (1946–1986), Inventions documents series (1979–1984), JH clippings series (1972–1988) and JH artefacts series.

Herbert, John

Richard Ronald Burns fonds

  • CA MMB P988.12.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1913]

The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B.C. coast by steamer by Ronald Burns and family.

Burns, Richard Ronald

George T. Allan fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1841

The fonds consists of Allan's correspondence and journals written at Fort Vancouver (Washington State) in 1841.

Allan, George T.

Erskine Burnett fonds

  • CA SAM MS 9
  • Fonds
  • 1878

Fonds consists of one photograph album compiled by Erskine Burnett called B.C’s Inland Empire (Kamloops, Revelstoke, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Osoyoos). It includes 527 second generation images mounted on white paper held together in a three ring binder.

Burnett, Erskine

Mabel E. Jordon fonds

  • CA FTST MS 48
  • Fonds
  • 1929, 1947-1969

Fonds consists of the textual records of Mabel Jordon from 1929, 1947-1969. Includes correspondence, publications, research materials, certificate, notes, filmstrip, clippings, ephemera, maps, and photographs (H.T. Nation, Mabel Jordon, and other Kootenay photographers).

Jordon, Mabel E., 1908-1993

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton fonds: [ca. 1864-1865]

  • CA LMA MS 34
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1999]

The fonds consists of 29 photographs copied from the presentation album sent to Sir Bulwer-Lytton. Includes scenes of New Westminster in 1864, steamboats, lakes along the Harrison route, scenes in the Fraser Canyon, towns of Yale, Lytton, Port Douglas, Pemberton, Clinton, and also groups of people, including A.C. Elliott and Joseph W. Trutch. The photographs are arranged in the order of the two gold-rush routes to the Cariboo, one by the Harrison-Lillooet route and one by the Fraser Canyon route.

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron

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

Hans Blakstad fonds

  • CA MMB L752
  • Fonds
  • 1899

The fonds consists of the log of Hans Blakstad detailing the voyage of the sealing schooner City of San Diego (July, 1899 to October, 1899) from Victoria, B.C., to the North Pacific and return.

Blakstad, Hans

Herbert Frederick Winnington-Ingram fonds

  • CA MMB L556
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1840

The fonds consists of Winnington-Ingram's log of the proceedings of HMS Talbot (1838-1840) on a journey from England to Malta.

Winnington-Ingram, Herbert Frederick

Stanley Henderson fonds

  • CA MMB L459
  • Fonds
  • 1891

The fonds consists of diary of Henderson's sealing venture as a hunter on the schooner Vancouver Belle in 1891.

Henderson, Stanley

R.A. Donnelly fonds

  • CA MMB L3502a-b;P4835;P4836
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The fonds consists of a diary entitled "Rough log of the Grilse" (1915-1918) written by R.A. Donnelly detailing activities at sea. Fonds includes memorandum regarding the commissioning of the HMCS Grilse and photographs of the Grilse and the HMCS Niobe.

Donnelly, R.A.

E.A. Morris fonds

  • CA MMB L2532
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1892

The fonds consists of a diary detailing Morris' departure from England, voyage across the Atlantic, meeting his brother in New York, the train trip across the continent, the voyage on the SS Otter from Victoria up the coast and his journey to Cassiar.

Morris, E.A.

R.E. Cape fonds

  • CA MMB L231
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1905

The fonds consists of a daily diary of events on the voyage of the ship Barfillan from Antwerp to Antofagasta.

Cape, R.E.

George H. Inskip fonds

  • CA MMB L1957;L1958
  • Fonds
  • 1846-1859

The fonds consists of Inskip's diaries, one detailing voyage in the HMS Rattlesnake during a survey of the Australian coastline (1846-1848) and the other detailing a voyage to Siam (1856-1859).

Inskip, George Hastings

A. Thomas fonds

  • CA MMB L1137;P470;P3171-78;P4677
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1918

The fonds consists of Thomas' diary describing his trip across Canada to Halifax and his first few months in Halifax, 1918. Photographs are of ships and shipmates stationed in Halifax and of HM and HMC ships.

Thomas, A.

Doug Cole fonds

  • CA SFU F-35
  • Fonds
  • 1947 - 1995

Fonds consists of records reflecting the academic and personal life of Douglas Cole. The correspondence series consists primarily of the personal views of Dr. Cole on matters of historical scholarship, university affairs and his own career as a professor. A few letters were made or received by Dr. Cole in his capacity as a University employee performing his official duties –– for example, marking students' work and providing reference letters. Fonds also includes some unpublished articles, conference papers, research notes and lectures.

Cole, Doug

Simon Fraser collection

  • CA SFU F-208
  • Collection
  • 1803 - [ca. 2014]

Collection consists of records relating to the personal history and genealogy of the university's namesake, the explorer, Simon Fraser. Records include; correspondence, working papers, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives, drawings, artifacts and textiles.

Agnes Deans Cameron fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR023
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1911

The fonds consists of one black paper photograph album comprised of photographs taken during Cameron's travels up the Mackenzie River with her niece, Jessie Cameron Brown, May to September, 1908, and photographs taken during Cameron's trip to Britain, 1909-1911. Some Canadian photographs were published in Cameron's book "The New North: Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey Through Canada to the Arctic" (1910).

Cameron, Agnes Deans

Amy Barrow fonds

  • CA SID A988.5
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of drawings produced by Amy Barrow during travels through the interior of B.C. in 1932.

Barrow, Amy

Emery family fonds

  • CA EMA 989-20;994-45-1;V989-34
  • Fonds
  • 1770-[ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of family photographs and certificates and records of Samuel Emery and William A. Emery. Fonds includes copies of Common Prayer Book containing Emery family history and the diary of Samuel Emery's trip (1893) across the Atlantic and by train across Canada and settlement in the Port Renfrew area.

Emery (family)

Cominco Limited fonds

  • CA TCA 86.1;91.9;1997-4
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1981

The fonds consists of land survey field notes, mining notes, reports (including a chronological record of outstanding events in the history of the company), correspondence relating to ceremonies and celebrations Cominco sponsored or participated in, and annual reports of the company's Refining Department (1950-1954). Fonds also includes indexes to Cominco historical correspondence and miscellaneous items: 1. "Alphabetic Index to Cominco's Historical Correspondence and Records, 1896-1981"; 2. Box/Envelope List (filelist) of Cominco historical records, 1896-1981 (relates to the alphabetic index); 3. File list of PRC reports, with microfilm/reel numbers; 4. Manuscript (typed) of "A Portrait of Progress: the Consolidated Cominco Story" (two looseleaf binders - 441 pages plus appendices, parts 1-2); 5. Another, edited version of "A Portrait of Progress" (unbound, no table of contents); 6. Submission on tax reform to Parliamentary Committee, 1970; 7. Miscellaneous, including notes from a Nov. 13, 1986 meeting of Cominco staff re disposition of historical records, and a numerical list/index of company names, place names, etc. (no indication is given as to which set of files the numerical index covers).

Cominco

Newspaper clippings

File contains eight newspaper clippings concerning the Oxford University expedition to Ellesmere Land in 1934 – 1935.

Newspaper clippings

Series consists of one file of newspaper clippings concerning the Oxford University expedition to Ellesmere Land in 1934 – 1935.

Noel Humphreys collection

  • CA UNBC 2000.18
  • Collection
  • 1934-1935

Collection consists of eight newspaper clippings, seven of which are a series of articles on the findings of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition, with the eighth being a photograph of the Expedition’s winter quarters in Etah, Greenland. Five of the articles were written by the expedition leader, Mr. Noel Humphreys and the other two were written by members of the Expedition, Mr. Moore and Mr. Haig-Thomas. The articles were originally published in the “Times” of London but the clippings appear to be from the “New Zealand Herald”.

Humphreys, Noel

The Marvelous Maldive Islands

Consists of 1 copy of article from National Geographic entitled "The Marvelous Maldive Islands : Sun-drenched Atolls in the Indian Ocean Hold a Seagirt Sultanate Where Phones Rarely Ring and Kites Fly from Office Windows," by Alan Villiers.

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