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Chinese Canadian Picture Project fonds

  • CA VPL 48169-48442;50421-50504
  • Fonds
  • 1951-1972

The fonds consists of photographs of social events in Chinese-Canadian communities in Vancouver and Victoria. Many of the earlier photographs were created by the Chinatown News newspaper of Vancouver.

Chinese Canadian Picture Project

Bell family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-4
  • Fonds
  • 1859-[ca. 1979]

The Bell family fonds is arranged in three sous-fonds: Edith Bell sous-fonds, Edward Bell sous-fonds, and Harry Bell sous-fonds. Edith Bell's records include diaries, scrapbooks and photographs of family and community events as well as records pertaining to her membership in various organizations including the Imperial Order Daughter of the Empire. Edward Bell's records consist of business papers, particularly land records and wills. Harry Bell's records are personal records related to the Bell family. Through photographs, cartographic material, and textual records, the records document not only the Bell family, but much of the community of Delta. Edith Bell's records provide insight into Delta social affairs and families, while Edward Bell's business records reveal economic and social change as it is documented in land transactions.

Bell (family)

Bertha Reynolds fonds

  • CA DMA CR-71
  • Fonds
  • 1882-[ca. 1977]

The fonds consists of photographs and records of Bertha Reynold's family and her activities as teacher, secretary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, and historian for the Delta Museum Society. The fonds contains Delta Pioneer Record Sheets for 93 families in Delta, B.C. They list the names of Delta families and their members. Information includes: dates of births, location of birth, date of marriages, location of marriage, date of burial, location of burial, grandchildren, and reminiscences. Also included are newspaper articles containing additional information on some of the families, and photographs of family and street scenes, mostly in Delta. The fonds also contains miscellaneous records of Ladner families and a notebook of newspaper clippings of the Delta Board of Trade (1934-36). Family activities on the farm are documented in photographs. The fonds also consists of six notebooks containing minutes, clippings and literature pertaining to the British and Foreign Bible Society from 1936-1977.

Reynolds, Bertha, 1903-

Andy Bigg fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR351
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1995

The fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1947-1995; Autobiography manuscripts, 1948-1995; Photographs, 1948-1980; Writing, 1940-1996; Subject files; Newspaper subject files; Newspaper reprints; Newspapers, 1958-1978; Scrapbook of B.C. provincial campaign, 1975; Recording of meeting with Andy Bigg and staff of Cowichan Pictorial regarding joining Union, 1973. The Newspapers include: a complete set of the Western Advocate, 1958-1959, and a complete set of front covers of the Cowichan Pictorial, 1966-1978.

Bigg, Andy, 1915-

Andy Jackson fonds

  • CA HED 990.29
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1949]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting people and scenes of Hedley, B.C.

Jackson, Andy

Craftsman Studio fonds

  • CA FFG P992.2
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1975

The fonds consists of photograph images depicting school buildings, class photographs; school dances; recreational teams; construction, conventions; banquets; flood areas; news and promotional portraits; aerial images of Prince George; events; celebrations; organizations; commercial; recreational and retail services within the city of Prince George, British Columbia.

Craftsman Studio

Creston and District Museum and Archives photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1888]-1993

The collection consists of photographs of agriculture, arts and crafts, business and industry, educational activities and facilities, events, forestry, government activity, aboriginal peoples, buildings, mining, organizations, medical facilities, people, recreation and sports, religion and churches, transportation, utilities, and wildlife and conservation in Creston and the Creston Valley, including the communities of Lister, Erickson, Wynndel, Boswell, Sirdar, Crawford Bay, and Riondel.

Creston Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1915-1988

The fonds consists of certificate of incorporation and other legal certificates, minute books, membership registers, scrapbook, guest book for 50th Anniversary reception, and ephemera.

Creston Women's Institute

Curtis family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-12
  • Fonds
  • [18--]-1991

The fonds consists mainly of two groups of records. One group was created as a result of Dr. E.J.Curtis' interest in the genealogy of the McKee family. The other is a compilation of material, some of which was arranged in 3 albums (see conservation note), that describes the activities and accomplishments of Edwin Johnson Curtis, his parents, and his children. The fonds includes photographs, correspondence, certificates, research notes, family trees, newspaper clippings and ephemera. The photographs contain many family portraits, scenes of early Ladner and Lowe Inlet, and depictions of family activities and holidays. Dr. Curtis corresponded with archives, genealogical organizations, and family members to obtain records and information about the family of his mother Isabella McKee, compiling this information in detailed handdrawn family trees. Original records include certificates of various family members' birth, death, marriage and accomplishments, and records of Dr. Curtis' war service, education, memberships, and professional competency and appointments.

Curtis (family)

Delta Chapter, I.O.D.E. fonds

  • CA DMA CR-77
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1972

The fonds consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings describing the activities of the IODE from 1950 to 1972.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. Delta Chapter

Holly Elementary School collection

  • CA DMA CR-29
  • Collection
  • 1978-1979

The collection consists of 39 copy negatives with 93 matching slides of Delta pioneers, schools and historical locations in Delta, and five cassette tapes of interviews with Delta pioneers conducted by grade five students of Holly Elementary School in Delta. The collection is the result of a centennial year project called "Those Were the Days" carried out by the students under the direction of their teacher Mr. G. Johnson. Photographs include copies of historical images as well as contemporary portraits and scenes. A project list of the images is available. People interviewed for the project were: Murray Davie, Tony and May Lagemaat, Jean Atkinson, Bertha Reynolds, John and Warrena Nottingham, Edith Bell, Mrs. Ellis Telfer, Mrs. Albert Weaver, Ed Vidulich and Dominic Bussanich.

Enderby and District Museum oral history collection

  • Fonds
  • 1986-1993

The collection consists of interviews with long-time residents of the Enderby area and speeches relating to local history and, in particular, the history of logging in the region.

Fort Langley Women's Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1923-1959

Fonds consists of four series: minutes of meetings series from the Fort Langley Womens Institute, from the Flower Show Committee of the Fort Langley Womens Institute, 1923-1928, and from the South Fraser District Board of Womens Institutes of which the Fort Langley Womens Institute was a part of, 1923-1944; correspondence, 1929-1959, between members of the Institute, the Institute with other Womens Institutes, and with the general public; ephemeral series which includes an handbook and poems; and the activities series, 1940-1944, which includes records that document the Fort Langley Womens Institutes participation in agricultural training programmes and V Bundles (also known as British Bundles).

Fort Langley Women's Institute

Francescan Outreach Society fonds

  • CA WVAN 032
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1989

The fonds consists of material relating to the establishment, fundraising, and social activities of the West Vancouver charitable society, the Francescan Outreach Society, and their predecessor, the Francescan Society, more commonly known as the Francescans. The records include society acts, meeting minutes, annual reports, treasurer's reports, membership lists, appreciation certificates, correspondence, documents, forms, newsletters, publicity material, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Constitution and incorporation
Series 2: Minutes
Series 3: Reports
Series 4: Membership
Series 5: Certificates
Series 6: Correspondence
Series 7: Social events
Series 8: Newsletters and publicity material
Series 9: Newspaper clippings
Series 10: Photographs

Francescan Outreach Society

Kaatza Historical Society photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920]-1994

The collection consists of photographs depicting people, families, community scenes and events, buildings, schools, natural scenery, and industry (particularly logging, sawmill operations, and mining) in the Cowichan Lake area and western Cowichan Valley.

Ken Richmond fonds

  • CA EMA 993.1
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1922, 1967

The fonds consists of Richmond's school photographs of Lampson Street School in Esquimalt along with photographs of scenes and industry in Esquimalt.

Richmond, Ken

Ladies' Club of Whonnock fonds

  • CA MRM A.94.08
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1945

The fonds consists of constitution, bylaws, minutes, cashbooks, and miscellaneous papers of the club.

Ladies' Club of Whonnock

Harry Graham fonds

  • CA LMA MS 39
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1900-1920

Fonds consists of 10 photographs of the Loring family, Lytton sports day, and the Thompson River bridge. Includes the first bridge over the Thompson River; Sports day in Lytton [ca1910]; Lorenzo Delos Loring and nephew Edwin, son of Forrest Loring; an old school house on the Loring ranch; a wedding; and two groups of people at the Loring ranch.

Graham, Harry, b. 1873

Harry Wright Bullock fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892-1900]

The fonds consists of Bullock's glass plate negatives depicting people, events and scenes of Salt Spring Island in the 1890s.

Bullock, Harry Wright

Henry Whittaker fonds

  • CA VPL 35967-36252
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940-1960]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting Vancouver panoramas, Victoria Harbour, animals, children, ferries, farming, and various B.C. towns.

Whittaker, Henry, b. 1886

Hugh Peters fonds : 1888-1957

  • CA EMA V992.8
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1992]

The fonds consists of photographs of Hugh Peters depicting the Peters family and home and photographs of military vessels, buildings and activities in the Esquimalt area. Fonds includes Peters' reference and research files relating to Esquimalt history, the Royal Canadian Navy in Esquimalt, and other aspects of family and community life.

Peters, Hugh

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