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D.A. McNaughton fonds

  • CA BCA 98512-9
  • Fonds
  • 1920

The fonds consists of D.A. McNaughton's lantern slides of part of a road trip from the Mexican to Alaskan border.

McNaughton, D.A.

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

D.L. Raymond and E.L. Raymond fonds

  • CA MMB L981.88.1-6;P981.59.2
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1954

The fonds consists of journal of D.L. Raymond as midshipman serving on the HMS Malaya, including photographs (1922-1924); indenture and certificate of competency of E.L. Raymond; a guest book register from the HMCS Ontario (1953-1954); and photographs of naval ceremonies in Australia and New Zealand and of other naval activities.

Raymond, D.L.

Dalgardno Hotel fonds

  • CA BCA G/K84/FS77
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1897

The fonds consists of an accounts ledger of the Dalgardno Hotel. [Also available on microfilm.]

Dalgardno Hotel (Fort Steele, B.C.)

Dan Frankham fonds

  • CA MMB P979.104-110
  • Fonds
  • 1923, 1979

The fonds consists of photographs of the crossing the line ceremony on the S.F. Tolmie under heavy seas, and other crew in general. Fonds includes certificate to Frankham in the ceremony and a sound recording of an interview with Frankham describing the voyage to Sidney, Australia, in 1922 aboard the S.F. Tolmie.

Frankham, Dan

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.

Daniel Munroe fonds

  • CA BCA J/G/20.5/On9F
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1887

The fonds consists of the logbook of Onward and the Favourite, under the command of Daniel Munroe.

Munroe, Daniel

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 Mitchell fonds

  • CA BCA T4317;V1987:61
  • Fonds
  • 1986-1987

The fonds consists of oral history interviews pertaining to the history of the British Columbia Social Credit Party from 1975 to 1987.

Mitchell, David J. (David Joseph), 1954-

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

Deans family fonds

  • CA BCA E/B/D343
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1856

The fonds consists of letters from Annie Deans to her family in England.

Deans (family)

DeBeck family fonds

  • CA BCA MS-0346
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1973

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, trip journals, essays pertaining to the Indians of coastal B.C., genealogical material, and reminiscences of the DeBeck family. Fonds includes records of Edwin K. DeBeck.

DeBeck (family)

Deborah Glassford fonds

  • CA BCA MS-0089
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1919

The fonds consists of letters written to Deborah Glassford in Vancouver by men serving overseas in World War I.

Glassford, Deborah

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

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