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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

Bowen Auto Camp fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942

Fonds consists of an inventory, taken in November 1942, of the furnishings and fixtures in the Auto Camp. Only three pages of the 300 page volume remain; the first 36 pages are cut out.

Bowen Auto Camp

Brooke family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1943

The fonds consists of material from Ruth Brooke's educational correspondence courses, personal correspondence, flyers and brochures, one photograph, tuberculosis testing records for cows, herd milk and butterfat production records, Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada records, blank forms, and newspaper clippings both related and unrelated to Salmon Arm.

Brooke (family)

Nanaimo Food Conservation Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918

Fonds consists of the minutes of two meetings of the Committee. Volume also includes the Board of Police Commissioner's minutes.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Food Conservation Committee

R.B. McLean Lumber Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1982

The fonds consists of records of the R.B. McLean Lumber Company and its operations over a 50-year period and records of the McLean Brothers Timber Company at Qualicum Bay and Union Bay and the McLean and Sons Lumber Company of Cumberland, B.C. The fonds includes the following files relating to the activities of these companies: personnel, administration, equipment, supplies, lumber shipments-sales, sawmilling, logging, real estate, and farming.

R.B. McLean Lumber Company

Salmon Arm Irrigation Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1932

The fonds consists of correspondence files (1930-1932) and an engineer's letter and report.

Salmon Arm Irrigation Committee

Seed Savers fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1995-2006

Fonds consists of one spiral notebook containing minutes and information on participants and publicity for future Seed Savers' events, a duotang containing financial records, and two 3-ring binders containing membership lists, newsletters, correspondence, laser photographs and newspaper clippings documenting the club's activities.

Seed Savers

Ernie Skyrme fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1944

Fonds consists of one journal, dated 1912, kept by Ernie Skyrme when he was the foreman of the L & A Ranch. Entries include quantities of livestock, hardware, feed, grain or hay purchased or sold by the ranch, plus notations of new employees. Entries in the back of the book, dated 1928, record the breeding and calving of cows and sows on Hazelmere ranch. Fonds also includes one letter written by George Heggie to Ernie Syrme, 1944, where he explains his reasons for moving to Victoria and recounts memories of their experiences on the Stepney & L & A Ranch.

Skyrme, Ernie

Stirling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1946

The fonds consists of seven series of material relating to C.J.R. Stirling's land purchases, and farming activities, his provincial exhibition awards, passports for family members, memorabilia for Mrs. Frances Stirling, Elvira Stirling, Ethel Stirling, and Gordon Stirling.

Stirling (family)

Swanwick family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1945

The fonds consists of World War I records, road foreman records, correspondence related to poultry courses, income related correspondence, records of production, discussion papers, certificates, bank books, blank forms and prize tags.

Swanwick (family)

William and Mary Cartwright fonds : 1869-1904

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1991]

The fonds consists of a volume in which are recorded the accounts (1872-1904) of William Cartwright and the personal diary of daily activities (1882-1883) of Mary Cartwright. Volume also includes some poems and recipes. The original use of the volume appears to be the 1869 accounts of a general store, possibly the Horne Store. The accounts record many purchases by Chinese and Indians. Newsclippings (1913-1941) have been pasted over parts of the early 1869 accounts.

Cartwright, William

North Okanagan Artificial Breeding Club fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-1955

The fonds consists of minutes and financial reports of the club (1944-1955) plus two record books of Salmon Arm and Enderby farmers detailing individual farmers' cows and service in 1947.

North Okanagan Artificial Breeding Club

North Okanagan Farmers' Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1972

Fonds consists of powder sales books (1959-1971) listing the farmer's name, residence and quantity of explosives. It also includes magazine licences (1953-1972), a booklet describing the Explosives Act and Regulations, invoices, and a Bank of Montreal deposit book (1958).

North Okanagan Farmers' Institute

Purity Bakery fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1941

The fonds consists of a bank account book (1935-1941).

Purity Bakery

Richard Toynbee photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1870-1960]

The collection consists of photographs collected from pioneer families on Salt Spring Island to be used in the book "Snapshots of Early Salt Spring Island and Other Favoured Islands", published in 1978.

Salmon Arm and District Horticultural Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1947-1987

The fonds consists of membership lists, minutes of executive committee meetings, minutes of general meetings, garden show records and newspaper clippings.

Salmon Arm and District Horticultural Society

Salt Spring Island Farmers' Institute fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1897-1940, 1955-1964

The fonds consists of minute books (1896-1940, 1955-1964), ledgers (1900-1933), fall fair programs and prize lists, cashbook (1908-1915), membership book (1897-1912), and a secretary's daybook (1907-1911). Fonds incorporates records of the Salt Spring Island Horticultural and Fruit Growers Association, the Islands' Agricultural and Fruit Growers Association, and the Islands' Farmers' Institute.

Salt Spring Island Farmers' Institute

Stanley R.S. Bayne fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1935

The fonds consists of Stanley Bayne's farm diaries (1899-1935) and farmers account book (1925-1926). Entries in diary after Stanley Bayne's death in 1933 made by his son, Sydney Bayne. Fonds includes Dominion meteorological registers (1900-1933) for the Alberni Station of the Canadian Meteorological Service completed by Stanley Bayne.

Bayne, Stanley R.S.

Victor B. Harrison fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1918

The fonds consists primarily of applications, affidavits and correspondence regarding granting of crown grants to Nanaimo-area residents. Applications were processed in 1917, but include information about early settlers and the social aspects of their lives.

Harrison, Victor B.

Western Turf Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1918

The fonds consists of minutes of the Revelstoke Turf Association and the Western Turf Association. Minute book also includes minutes of the Revelstoke Agricultural Society (1909-1912).

Western Turf Association (Revelstoke, B.C.)

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