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Cumberland Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1902-1980

The collection consists of mining maps and plans (particularly of Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd and Tsable River Mine), subdivision and land use maps of Cumberland and area, photomosaics, and other area maps.

Cumberland Recreation Institute fonds

  • CA CUB 980.997;980.999
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1949

The fonds consists of a minute book (1939-1949), grandstand account book (1947), Treasurer's cashbooks (1921-1949), and financial ledgers (1921-1947).

Cumberland Recreation Institute

D.J. Robertson and Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1946

The fonds consists of a receipt book (1935-1939) of D.J. Robertson (as notary public) and a funeral record and ledger book (1939-1946) of the company's funeral operations. The funeral ledger provides detailed information on individuals (including displaced Japanese Canadians during World War II) who died in Nelson and the West Kootenay and Slocan areas.

D.J. Robertson and Company

Dan Koronko collection

  • CA RRM A1993-63;A1993-79
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1921, 1951-1956

The collection consists of various records of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers (Revelstoke), including receipts and notepads, and records of Walter and Dorothy Koronko, J. Waugh, and others including correspondence, and CPR employee cards. Collection also includes slides of various railroad engines, scenery, etc.

Daniel Gilbert fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 816
  • Fonds
  • 1934-1936

The fonds consists of correspondence concerning Gilbert's participation in the 1936 Vimy Ridge pilgrimage, and two books.

Gilbert, Daniel R.

Darlene Chapman collection

  • Fonds
  • 1975-1976

Collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper articles collected by Darlene Chapman, a member of the Community Hall Committee of 1975-1976. The collection documents the Committee's drive to have a new complex built in Oliver, including various fund-raising efforts, the breaking of ground for the new complex, updates on the construction process, and the eventual grand opening. Also included is a copy of the opening ceremonies program and one of the official ceremony invitations.

Dave Kay photograph collection

  • CA FTST FS 438
  • Fonds
  • 1890-1967

The collection consists of photographs documenting the East Kootenays. Cranbrook is well documented in this collection by photographs predominantly dating from 1905 to 1920. Subject matter includes: domestic and commercial interiors and exteriors, school buildings and classrooms, streets, the lumber mill, the post office, the St. Eugene hospital, the print shop, St. Mary's Church, a Methodist Bible Class, a nurses' home and the Women's Institute. Several of the photographs depict Cranbrook residents-only some of which are identified. The first plane to land in Cranbrook in 1919 is photographed as well as the opening of the Cranbrook airport in 1966. Images of war- time activities include the 54th Battalion send-off and victory parades. The lumber industry is documented with photographs of the Lumberton flume, Crestbrook Forest Industries, Staples' Lumber Company, King Lumber Mills (Yahk), Taylor Lumber Company (Kimberley), Adolph Lumber Company (Baynes Lake), the CrowsNest Pass Lumber Company, the Ross-Saskatoon Lumber Company and other mills in Waldo, and logging in Windermere. Several of the photographs include portraits of loggers. The mining industry is documented with photographs of the Perry Creek gold mine, Coal Creek mining, Sullivan mining, and a St. Eugene mine marker. The construction of the Baillie-Grohman Canal in Canal Flats is documented. There is one photograph of Baillie-Grohman himself. There are several photographs of Fort Steele, including both the buildings and the people. The opening of Fort Steele in 1967 is also documented. Photographs of Wildhorse Creek include buildings, people, the Fort Steele Mercantile Company, Thomas Walker's grave, the Wildhorse trail marker, roads, landscapes, and a Chinese cemetery. Photographs documenting the Ktunaxa Nation include various portraits, the St. Eugene Mission, and petroglyphs. There are also two pictures of Father Coccola. Photographs of steamboats include a steamboat at Pigeon's Landing, a steamboat at Arrow Lakes, the "S.W. Kootenay", and the "Annerly" and "North Star" steamboats at Fort Steele. There are generally no photographs in which trains and railroads are the main focus. Many of the photographs in this collection document railways as an activity in the background. Other photographs documenting Kootenay towns include: Waldo (the flood of 1916, domestic exteriors, the lumber industry, and steamboats), Goat River (the CrowsNest Railway crossing and the Goat River Hospital, Wardner (automobiles and commercial enterprises), Marysville (town pioneers and road construction), Kimberley (North Star Hotel, Taylor Lumber Company, and Sullivan Mining activities), Moyie (newspaper office and St. Eugene Church), Radium Hot Springs, Sinclair Hot Springs, Roosville (Michael Phillips' grave), Hosmer (aerial views), Wasa (Wasa Hotel and Estella Mine), Fernie, Baynes Lake, Wyndel (bridge), Nakusp (St. Leon Hotel), Windermere and Wycliffe (remains of the Wycliffe Mill Engine House, demolition of Wycliffe bridge, and Staples' Lumber Company). There are two photographs of the local filming of "Hearts Aflame" in 1923. There is one photograph of the famous "lost elephant" escapade. There are a few miscellaneous photographs of places outside the Kootenays, including Banff National Park.

David Chuen-yan Lai fonds

  • CA CVIC PR 209
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1986

The fonds consists of reports, supporting material to reports and newspaper clippings. Records document Lai's efforts at revitalizing Victoria's Chinatown.

Lai, Chuen-yan David, 1937-

David Hobson litigation collection

  • Collection
  • 1921-1922

Collection consists of one file containing a bound volume of the proceedings at the Court of Appeal between the plaintiff, David Hobson, and the defendant being the Corporation of the Township of Richmond. The Appeal Book contains the documentation gathered to support the plaintiff's claim against the defendant for damages through the flooding and overflow of water onto his property, official court documents and transcripts, as well as five photographs that illustrate the damage to the plaintiff's lands on Lulu Island.

David Mathers fonds

  • CA MSA AMs 26
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1969

The fonds consists of personal papers including certificates of marriage and discharge and time records and accounts journals maintained by Mathers from 1927 to 1934 while operating the grocery in Kilgard and the mill at Straiton.

Mathers, David

David P. Heidebrecht fonds

  • CA MEN 987.2
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1940]-1966, predominant 1964-1966

The fonds consists of manuscripts and notes relating to Heidebrecht's writings. The fonds also contains Heidebrecht's correspondence with and research notes about Russian Mennonites who fought in World War I.

Heidebrecht, David P.

David Spearing collection

  • CA NCAI 2004 009 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980]

Collection consists of photographs of downtown Nanaimo taken by Spearing.

David Wallbridge fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1898-1944

The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, a copy of a family history, and memorabilia; photographs of David Wallbridge, ca. 1898, and the partners and office staff of Reid, Wallbridge, Gibson and Sutton, 1939.

Wallbridge, David Stevenson

David Westly collection : 1908-1974

  • CA VERN MS 122;1986.164
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1986]

Collection consists of a series of photocopied documents collected by David Westley in 1986 for a research paper on the acquisition of land for Polson Park. The documents, which date from 1908-1974, consist of land deeds, land transfers from owner to owner, surveys, assessments, and tax receipts. Collection also includes a cover letter (1986) from Rob MacIntosh of the Land Title Office.

Davies family fonds

  • CA BOW MS 2
  • Fonds
  • 1865, [ca. 1880]-1977

The fonds consists of records of the Davies family, including correspondence, mail contracts and postmaster records, and other business records of William J. Davies, including licences and ledgers of Davies and Company and a cashbook (1909-1911) for Davies Store; correspondence, bills and receipts of William Arthur Edward Davies, including a record book of his taxi service and cashbook of the Bowen Park Store; photographs accumulated by Herbert Lyle Davies depicting members of the Davies family and friends on Bowen Island, and scenes of various aspects of early island life, including logging and ferry service; and, postcards and ephemera of various family members.

Davies (family)

Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library fonds

  • CA SPH 2000.005
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1996

Fonds consists primarily of Annual Reports of the Board of Directors of the Dawson Creek Public Library Association with some later information relating to the Municipal Library.

Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library

Deep Creek Pound District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1954-2005

Fonds consists of a pound register (1955-1982) which describes the stray, the date, the owner, and the expenses incurred. Also, included is the Notice of the Pound District Act for Deep Creek, a map outlining the territory, correspondence, copies of the Livestock Act and the regulations, and several expense forms (1970-1982).

Deep Creek Pound District

Deer Lake United Church (Burnaby, B.C. : 1955-1970) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1924-1970

The fonds consists of correspondence and report files; minutes of congregational meetings (1927-1967), Official Board (1954-1967), Session (1926-1970), Stewards (1926-1966), Christian Education Committee (1961-1966), Building Committee (1937-1939), and Pastoral Relations Committee (1956); membership records (1926-1930; 1947-1970); baptismal records (1951-1969); civil marriage records (1954-1970); financial records (1931-1937, 1949-1957); and records of the Sunday School and various Christian Education organizations and Women's organizations.

Deer Lake United Church (Burnaby, B.C. : 1955-1970)

DeHart family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1879-1976

Fonds consists of a letter to Diana DeHart from Date Leckie in 1976; and a letter and poem from poet Wilson MacDonald to Frank DeHart in 1931; a funeral notice for Diana DeHart, wife of Edwin DeHart 1879; 2 programs for the Kelowna Jubilee May 4th, 1955. The fonds also consists of copies of newspaper articles pertaining to F.R.E DeHarts family history, DeHarts involvement in the Fruit Industry and his interest in growing peonies. Also included are 56 photographs collected by the family.

DeHart (family)

Delbrook High School fonds

  • CA NVAN Fonds 98
  • Fonds
  • 1958-1977

Fonds consists of annuals, photographs,clippings, and other information related to school activities. Many of the photographs, especially of individual students, are printed in the annuals. Guest Books for 1957 and the 1977 reunion are included.

Delbrook High School

Delgamuukw Conferences fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR376
  • Fonds
  • 1997-1999

The fonds consists of three programs, and conference papers for 1998. Conferences include: "Calling people together: beyond the RCAP Report", Feb. 3-5, 1997; "We are all here to stay: the Delgamuukw judgment" Jan. 26, 1998; "Delgamuukw: one year after" Feb. 18-19, 1999. Also included are 10 audio cassettes of the conferences, which are numbered but not identified.

Delgamuukw Conferences (1997-1999 : Victoria, B.C.)

Dellview Hospital fonds

  • CA VERN MS 65;1983.026
  • Fonds
  • 1948-1982

Fonds consists of the administrative records of the Dellview Hospital from 1948-1982. Includes three patient admission registers, listing the patient's name, sex, age, registration number, marital status, date of admission, country of birth, present residence, occupation, religion, degree of education and general staff remarks. Register 1 includes admissions from 1948-1963, register 2 is from 1963-1976, and register 3 includes 1976-1982.

Dellview Hospital

Synod of the Diocese of Cariboo fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1867-1876, 1889-1893, 1904-1991

Fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, property records, legal records, financial records, clergy records, instruments of consecration, confirmation registers, episcopal licences, journals, statistics, newsletters, manuscripts, notes, clippings, printed material, scrapbooks, personal documents, architectural records, plans, cartographic records, photographs. Consists of records of Diocesan administration including constitution and canons; Synod journals; financial records; clergy files; episcopal acts; property records; parish files; Sunday School Caravan and Sunday School by Post records; architectural drawings and plans; records of Bishops, Chancellor and other diocesan officers; and records of boards and committees, namely, the Executive Committee, Administration and Finance Committee, Diocesan Board of Religious Education, Diocesan Council for Social Service, Diocesan Study Committee, Ministry Committee and St. Bartholomew's Hospital Board of Management.

Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Cariboo. Synod

Advisory Planning Commission "F" fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1968-1997

The fonds consists of records kept by the secretary of the planning commission. Includes minutes, correspondence, and invoices. It also includes a copy of Zoning By-Law and the first Draft of Incorporating Regional Planning Division Regulations.

North Okanagan Regional District. Advisory Planning Commission "F"

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