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John Houston Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1910

Consists of Correspondence from Houston as the mayor of Nelson, Business statements, Membership certificates from the Prince Rupert board of Trade and a Free Miner's certificate, Interim receipts, a funeral notice, train and steamboat tickets and a Newspaper article about Houston.

John Houston

Hume Family Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1862-1980

Consists of the memoirs of Horace Hume, John F Hume Jr. and Freeda Hume Bolton, Photographs of various ships, Scrapbooks containing information and photographs highlighting John Hume Sr's life, pictures drawn by John F Hume Jr. and various Newspaper articles.

Hume Family Fonds

Dr. Edward Charles Arthur Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1932

Consists of 20 diaries (1877-1889 and 1909-32), letters, notebooks, medical notebook, account books, bonds.

Arthur, Dr. Edward Charles

Davys Family Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1856-2000

Consists of a multitude of photographs picturing various scenes, some correspondence, two hand written books on metallurgy presumably belonging to Montague S. Davys, a taxation notice and some receipts for mining shared that M. S. Davys once owned.

Davys Family

Edward L. (Ted) Affleck fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1924 - 2003

Consists of correspondence, manuscripts, transcripts, research notes, newspapers and Journals, photographs, interview transcripts, and audiovisual materials. The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Personal Files
Communities and People
Transportation
Maps

Touchstones also has a number of local history reference books Ted wrote and edited:
386.22AFF, "A Century of Paddlewheelers in the Pacific Northwest, the Yukon and Alaska", 2000
386.22iAFF, "Steamboating on the Columbia River system in British Columbia", 2002
971.162AFF "High Grade & Hot Springs: a History of the Ainsworth Camp", 2001
971.162iAFF "Kootenay Lake Chronicles", 1978
971.162iiAFF "Kootenay Pathfinders: Settlement in the Kootenay District, 1885-1920", 1976
971.162KOO "Kootenay Yesterdays", 1976

Ted Affleck also wrote many articles which are kept at Touchstones and are among those listed in our list of "Archive reference articles".

https://touchstonesnelson.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Touchstones-Archives-Reference-Articles-List.pdf

Affleck, Edward L.

Kootenay Presbytery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-2009

Fonds consists of the following record series: Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (1925-2009); Secretary and Chair correspondence (1929-1978); Secretary and Chair subject files (1968-2012); Committee records (1930-1935 ; 1954-1977); and Property files (1992-2003).

United Church of Canada. Kootenay Presbytery

Fairview United Church (Nelson, B.C.) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1988

Fonds consists of Fairview-St. Paul's-Trinity Commission minutes (1956-1976); Annual reports (1968-1988).

Fairview United Church (Nelson, B.C.)

Bob Kingsmill fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 1979

The fonds consists of correspondence, questionnaires, and photographs relating to Bob Kingsmill’s research for his book A Catalogue of British Columbia Potters (1978). In order to gather material for his book, Kingsmill created a questionnaire requesting information and photographs, which he sent to about 70 potters throughout British Columbia. The fonds consists mainly of the responses Kingsmill received, which include the completed questionnaires containing short biographical and artistic statements by each potter, together with black and white or colour photographs of the artists and their pottery.

Kingsmill, Bob

Division of Continuing Studies fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR143
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1993

The fonds consists of the Director's subject files, 1948-1993; Senate Committee on Continuing Education, 1973-1978; Senate Committee on University Extension, 1984-1986; programming files, 1962-1990; Prison Education programme files, 1978-1988; Summer Studies files, 1978-1988; David Thompson University Centre files, 1978-1983; grades for Institute of Canadian Bankers, 1972-1973; and personnel information, 1978-1987.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Division of Continuing Studies

Western International Hockey League fonds

  • CA KIM KM 989.124
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1956

The fonds consists of the correspondence file (1955-1956) of W.E. Leaman, Vice President of the Western International Hockey League.

Western International Hockey League

Mount St. Francis Hospital fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1996

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes and official visitations, and local accounts; patient registers; Advisory Board minutes; committee reports; financial reports and statistics; correspondence, some biographical material; and reference files (including newsletters).

Mount St. Francis Hospital (Nelson, B.C.)

Mount St. Francis Hospital photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1996

The collection consists of photographs of the area, the exterior and interior of the buildings, images of the staff (various years) and other persons involved with ongoing projects. Recent acquisitions are portraits of Lillian Mae Curtis McKim and Walter J. McKim, owners, operators of the McKim Poultry Farm (became Mount St. Francis property). Some images are result of newspaper publicity.

Departure Bay School District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-1942

The fonds consists of accounts and minutes of the Departure Bay Board of School Trustees.

Departure Bay School District