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Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation fonds

  • CA BOW MS 28
  • Fonds
  • 1980 - 1992

The fonds consists of records created and collected by the Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation and two subsidiaries: the Adams Road Development Water Utility and the Sealeigh Park Water Users Society. The records contain legal and financial documents, minutes and memoranda, maps, plans, reports and collected reference materials.

Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation

Norma Morton fonds

  • CA CMX 06.01
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1947

The fonds contain maps, blueprints and posters. Maps include B.C Department of Lands, mining, sedimentary and volcanic maps, parks, forestry, climatic forest types, pre-emption maps, topographical maps, railway and Provincial Cadastral Surveys.;Blueprints include Courtenay water supply and pipe routes, city of Courtenay and District. Posters include salt water and food chains, common mosses, BC shellfish and Pacific Salmon. Fonds also includes The Theed Pearse Collection. Pearse was a naturalist, ornithologist and author. The Theed Pearse Collection consists of 209 photographs and 417 slides depicting scenery and natural history of Comox Valley as well as travel photos of California and Europe. Collection includes some Pearse family photographs.

Morton, Norma

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass) fonds

  • CA DMA CR-108
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880]-1942

The fonds consists of records generated by the operation of the Brunswick Cannery on Canoe Pass from 1897 to 1926, under the ownership of the Brunswick Cannery Company, and after 1902, under the ownership of the British Columbia Packers Association and British Columbia Fishing and Packing Company Ltd. The fonds also includes records belonging to the Anglo American Canning Company Ltd. probably because the company's president, Francis Griffin Bell, became the manager of Brunswick Cannery for the Association in 1902. The fonds includes licenses, contracts, financial and fishermen's records generated by daily operations, plant inventories, and correspondence. The records are not complete. The records reflect its operation as a branch of the British Columbia Packers Association and therefore give insight into the operation of the Association. The fonds has been arranged into 9 series: annual reports, correspondence, financial records, fishermen's records, Francis G. Bell family records, legal records, miscellaneous material, personnel records, and plant inventories.

Brunswick Cannery (Canoe Pass, B.C.)

Timber and Forestry Branch fonds

  • CA FFG P996.6
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1935

The fonds consists of photographic black and white images chronologically depicting the British Columbia Forest Service practical procedures in road construction, land clearing; reconnaissance; reproduction; settlement; burn over lands and stands; waterways; water power; utilization and waste; types and stands; cut over land and stands; growth and yields; game; grazing; mills: portable; pulp; saw; and shingle.

British Columbia. Timber and Forestry Branch

R.J. McDougall fonds

  • CA FTST MS 15
  • Fonds
  • 1912, 1921-1965

Fonds consists of the textual records of R.J. McDougall. Includes correspondence, mining notes, a prospector's course, yearbook, and ephemera.

McDougall, R.J., 1888-1982

Wayne Choquette fonds

  • CA FTST MS 33
  • Fonds
  • photocopied [1985]

Fonds consists of copies of textual records of Wayne Choquette from 1971-1974, 1976, 1977, 1982, and 1984. Includes reports on the Libby Dam, 1971-1973; Kootenay River, 1972; Elk River, 1973; Kootenay region, 1974, 1977, 1982; coal developments, 1976, and the Wild Horse River, 1984.

Choquette, Wayne

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)

William Carlin fonds

  • CA FTST MS 56
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1932

Fonds consists of the textual records of William Carlin relating to his business ventures, in particular, Carlin and Durick, General Merchants (later known as the Fort Steele Trading Company), Carlin and Doyle Logging, the Invicta Gold Mine (Wild Horse Creek), and Kootenay (Perry Creek) Gold Mines. Includes correspondence and financial records. Fonds arranged in the following sous-fonds: 1) Carlin & Durick, 1893-1929; 2) Carlin & Doyle Logging; 3) Invicta Gold Mine; 4) Perry Creek Gold Mine.

Carlin, William, 1864-1932

Napolean Peter Casorso fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1997, predominate 1922-1987

Fonds has been arranged into eight Series. Each series has been broken down by subject and filed chronologically, either by date or alphabetically. The fonds reflect the material kept and collected by Pete Casorso. The records date from 1885 - 1997, but are predominantly from 1922 - 1987, the year after his death. The fonds focuses on the business and financial records kept by Pete Casorso. The files represent his business interests whether it is Mountview Sawmills Ltd. Pioneer Ranch, Casorso Brothers Ltd. and the many properties he owned or co-owned, mining interests (especially Lexington Mines Ltd. and Notre Dames Des Mines). Also included are records relating to insurance and legal indentures, personal records such as correspondence. Many of the records are handwritten and offer a glimpse into the life and times of Pete Casorso, Kelowna pioneer, farmer and businessman. on contents. Fonds has been arranged into 8 series: They include 1) Financial: Bank Statements, Securities, and Income Tax, 1885-1986; 2) Real Estate: sorted by Lot number, 1930-1987; 3) Correspondence: general 1912-1979; 4) Business Records: general, Mountview Sawmills Ltd., Farm Management, Pioneer Ranch, Mining including: Lexington Mines Ltd., Notre Dames Des Mines Ltd. 1907-1987; 5) Legal: Wills, Patent, Indentures 1922-1987; 6) Insurance: Property, Life and Automobile 1926-1981; 7) Personal: Correspondence and Family History, note: some restrictions 1926-1983; 8) Ephemera: Fruit and Vegetable industry, mining, miscellaneous 1919-1982.

Casorso, Napolean Peter, 1888-1987

Kimberley Ski Club fonds

  • CA KIM KM 993.11
  • Fonds
  • 1947-1968

The fonds consists of registration documentation of the society, club policy statements, correspondence, minutes, financial statements, development plans, ski race result lists, and ephemera (including badges and programs). Fonds includes a map showing mineral claim stakes on the ski hill.

Kimberley Ski Club

A. McQueen fonds

  • CA KLA 988.13
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1921

The fonds consists of a letterbook created by McQueen in his positions as Deputy Assessor, Collector, and Mining Recorder.

McQueen, A.

George C. Williams fonds

  • CA KMA 75.44;77.34
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1935

The fonds consists of journals, correspondence, and reference material relating to Williams' activities as a B.C. Forester.

Williams, George C., d. 1956

Ruth Shumaker fonds

  • CA LMA MS 15
  • Fonds
  • 1970

The fonds consists of correspondence to Ruth Shumaker from John Noble, Forest Ranger, in 1970. Includes a report on the 'Burtot' Forest fire south of Lytton, which started Aug. 5, 1970.

Shumaker, Ruth

Botanie Lake Dam photograph collection

  • CA LMA MS 32
  • Fonds
  • 1998

The collection consists of photographs taken during the reconstruction/repair of the dam. Includes the new spillway and the widening of the dam, also archaeologists at work and machinery at work.

Lytton Water Supply Co. Ltd. fonds

  • CA LMA MS 4
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1930, 1940, 1947

The fonds consists of the records and documents of the Lytton Water Supply Company Ltd., from 1911-1930, 1940 and 1947. Includes company minutes and financial records which outline the company's internal administration and community activities. The last minutes in this book are dated June 6, 1930, and this is the only book which has surfaced so far. This book also includes the list of shareholders and their 'shares' history, and the list of directors from Nov. 6, 1914 to 1949.

Lytton Water Supply 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.

Summerland Town Band fonds

  • CA SUM 981.125
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1967

The fonds consists of constitution and bylaws, minutes, attendance books, members lists, correspondence, and certificates.

Summerland Town Band

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

  • CA UNBC 2000.1
  • Fonds
  • 3 Apr.1952 - 15 Mar. 1993

Fonds consists of textual, photographic, cartographic, electronic and promotional films/video recordings related to the mining operations of Cassiar Asbestos Mining Corporation (CAMC) and creation of Cassiar townsite. CAMC records primarily consist of records related to mining operations including construction, engineering, daily mining operations, administration of CAMC, tallies of extractions, labour and union activities, corporate events and visits by dignitaries. Townsite records are primarily visual representations of townsite construction, including the creation of health, education and community services including Cassiar's private hospital, school, library, as well as townsite images. Photographs include documentation of natural and man-made landscapes within the Cassiar region of Northern BC. Other holdings include a near complete run of Cassiar's community newspaper.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

Photographic material

The Photographic Materials series consists of 6100 photographs, 900 slides and negatives documenting a wide variety of subject areas pertaining to both the operations of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., and the company township of Cassiar, B.C. Types of subject areas found within this series include, but are not limited to: mine, plant, labour, and townsite operations at the company towns of Cassiar and Clinton Creek (including community activities associated therein and townsite development); construction of plant and mine buildings ; mines and equipment not owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation, but which are believed to have been used for operational research purposes ; aerial photographs ; company exploration of further mineral deposits outside of Cassiar ; official tours ; community images, promotional material ; executive portraits. The Photographic Materials series has been further subdivided into the following 4 subseries: Exploration & Development, Construction, General (Mining) Operations & (Townsite) Community Operations, and Corporate Affairs.

Bullion Mines collection

  • CA UNBC 2000.15
  • Collection
  • 1894 - 1925

The fonds consists of six company ledgers: 1894 - 1896, 1896, 1898 - 1901, 1900, 1904 - 1905, 1923 - 1926. Also includes 15 pages of correspondence and notes. The ledgers note expenses for various operations in the mine and in the company owned premises in town. The letters and notes concern the purchase of explosives for the mine and discusses the Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company.

Bullion Mines

Correspondence

Series consists of one file of letters and notes from October 31, 1895 to March 30, 1896 concerning the purchase of dynamite for the mine.

Correspondence

File contains letters and notes from October 31, 1895 to March 30, 1896 concerning the purchase of dynamite for the mine.

Alan Drengson fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR044
  • Fonds
  • 1993-1995

The fonds consists of 3 drafts of manuscripts, and 11 prints. The manuscripts include: "The Adventures of Felix," 1993; an unedited version of "Practice of Technology," 1995; and "Wise dwelling: transitions from modern to ecological paradigms: narrative connections to harmony, diversity and depth," 1999. The prints were designed by Jenus Friesen for Drengson's publication Doc Forest and Blue Mountain Ecostery, published in 1993.

Drengson, Alan

Derek Ellis fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR046
  • Fonds
  • 1946-1997

The fonds consists of monographs, scientific articles, newspaper clippings, letters, slides, photographic prints, moving images, maps and other documents. The records are arranged in 3 series, reflecting Ellis's research and teaching interests: Environmental assessments, 1969-1997; Underwater Photography of salmon, 1957-1963; Arctic Research 1952-1967.

Ellis, Derek

W. Gordon Fields fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR054
  • Fonds
  • 1929-1978

The fonds consists of historical notes, student notes, PhD research data on squid and sardines (including photographic data), lecture notes by subject, and course notes; and files from: Victoria College Biology Department (1958-67), Victoria College Building Committee (1957-58), Victoria College Faculty Association (1952-63), Victoria College Board (1957-63), and Victoria College Faculty and Staff Association, (1949-55).

Fields, W. Gordon

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