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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

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 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 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.

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

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

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.

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

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)

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

Brown family fonds

  • CA HED 988.145
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of Brown family photographs of the staff and operations of the Kelowna Exploration Company's Nickel Plate Mine, including photographs of the Chinese cooks at the mine.

Brown (family)

C.S. Downing fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1906

The fonds consists of photographs of ships in English Bay and of scenes of North Vancouver, Howe Sound, and Indian Arm.

Downing, Claire Spence

C.T. Williams fonds

  • CA HED 983.2;988.138
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1955

The fonds consists of photographs depicting activities relating to the Kelowna Exploration Company Nickel Plate Mine.

Williams, C.T.

Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1968

Fonds consists of records related to the administration and operations of Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd and its successor Canadian Collieries Resources Ltd. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Annual reports; 2) Reports; 3) Letters of agreement; 4) Office vouchers; 5) Maps; 6) Employment records; 7) Union Bay records and 8) Miscellaneous.

Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir)

Canadian Fishing Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1995

Fonds consists of cannery ledgers, minutes, labour contracts, correspondence, licences and inspection reports for canneries, operational records of the reduction plant at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, photographs, publications and a "China Contract" which sets out the terms for the provision of labourers for the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in its first year of operation. The labour contracts also describe agreements between the Canadian Fishing Company and members of the United Fishermen and Allied Workers Union governing hours of work, wages and fish prices. The minutes are those describing the establishment of the Gulf of Georgia Canning Company in 1894. The most complete records are those of the operation of the reduction plant from the 1940s to the 1970s. Records include a set of copies of plant insurance appraisal plans and blueprints, obtained from originals at UBC Special Collections. Fonds arranged in three series and two sous-fonds: Series 1. Plant Insurance Appraisal Plans and Blueprints. Series 2. Publications. Series 3. Photographs. Goose Bay Cannery sous-fonds. Gulf of Georgia Cannery sous-fonds is arranged in 8 series: Series 1. Minutes. Series 2. Labour contracts. Series 3. Interoffice Correspondence. Series 4. Licences, Inspection Reports. Series 5. Reduction Plant Operations. Series 6. Salmon Fishing. Series 7. Publications. Series 8. Ephemera.

Canadian Fishing Company

Canadian Pacific Lumber Company fonds

  • CA PMS 971.141.1
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1910

The fonds consists of the cashbook (1907-1910) of the Canadian Pacific Lumber Company.

Canadian Pacific Lumber Company

Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum maritime collection

  • CA MMB 987.7.1-89;987.8.1-24
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1909

The collection consists of 91 volumes of log books of North Pacific sealing vessels detailing crews, seals taken and hunting area; 9 volumes of Entrance and Clearance logs for Burrard Inlet, Nanaimo and Victoria (1872-1889), and other assorted records relating to maritime activities.

Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1887-1958

The fonds consists of correspondence (1912-1931), interim statements (1936-1953) and cost statements (1958) of the Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. Fonds includes an early letterbook (with financial statements) of the MacLaren Ross Lumber Company and the Buckingham Pulp Company. Fonds also includes records of timber returns, timber cruises, and estimates of the Columbia River Lumber Company Ltd.

Canadian Western Lumber Company

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