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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

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

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

Beryl Wamboldt fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1895-1971

Fonds consists of typed and handwritten transcripts written by Beryl Wamboldt. Includes 'Pioneer Tips and tales' and 'NOCA Provider's Program', reference materials on the dairy industry, rough drafts and general notes for articles on NOCA, correspondence, homestead patent (1895) and original article on Valecairn Farm, and photographs.

Wamboldt, Beryl

Henry Harland fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1889-1892

Fonds includes the probate records of Henry Harland, including affidavits by John Harland, Oliver Harvey, and A.L. Fortune, certificates, results of the distribution, and invoices. It also includes the probate records of Thomas Harland, Henry's brother, who died intestate in Enderby, March 28, 1891 while assisting in winding up his brother's estate. Of special interest is an affidavit written by Alexander Leslie Fortune, Henry Harland's partner, who describes their activities and lists the quantity and value of their farm products and implements, their income, expenses and debt.

Harland, Henry

Erskine Burnett fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1950

Fonds consists of four photograph albums compiled by Erskine Burnett. Two similar albums entitled "The Shuswap Country" are 10" x 13", photographs mounted on black paper held together with two rings. The photographs and carbon-copy script from approximately 1939 describe the country between Kamloops, Sicamous, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke, south to Falkland and Westwold, and south to Enderby, Lumby, Mabel Lake, and Cherryville. Photographs and script are numbered 1 to 338; forward, table of contents, map and index included. Two similar albums entitled "B.C.'s Inland Empire" are 9" x 11", photographs mounted on white paper in a 3-ring binder, and were compiled in approximately 1950. the photographs and carbon-copy script describe the country and its history from Kamloops, Sicamous, Salmon Arm and Revelstoke, south to Westwold and Falkland, south to Mara Lake, Enderby, Mabel Lake, Armstrong, Vernon, Lumby, Sugar Lake, Oyama, Kelowna, Penticton and Osoyoos. One album has photographs and script numbered 1 to 446; forword, table of contents, map and index are included. The other album has photographs and script numbered 1 to 402 and 501 to 527, with photographs of the 1948 flood and an index. Some of the photographs in "Inland Empire" are duplicates from "The Shuswap Country" and others are copies of heritage photographs.

Burnett, Erskine