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Sarah Louise Wright fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 007 A
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1941

The fonds consists of records relating to Louise Wright's schooling in Ontario, her career at Brandon College and Tranquille Sanatorium, and her fruit growing interests in Naramata. Fonds includes personal correspondence; education certificate, college notebook, and autograph book; tax records; business records relating to her Naramata property; pamphlets providing dietary information; and, ephemera. Included in the fonds are two paintings done by Wright in 1894 and 1896. Fonds is arranged in 5 series: 1) Personal correspondence; 2) Educational records; 3) Financial records; 4) Reference material; and, 5) Artwork.

Wright, Sarah Louise

Maxey family fonds

  • CA NCAI 2007 029 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1970]

Fonds consists of materials related to the Maxey family and farm. Fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Photographs; 2) Maps and 3) Miscellaneous.

Maxey (family)

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

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

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

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.

Farmer's Union Mid Island Local fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1943-1944

The fonds consists of printed circulars including bylaws and constitution, and notices to members.

Farmer's Union. Mid Island Local (Cedar, B.C.)

Nanaimo Creamery Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903-1957

The fonds consists of minutes (1903-1952), correspondence (1903-1955), audited statement (1928), shares and dividends, a lot plan, a liquidation file (1953-1957), dairy booklets, financial statements (1924-1951), and financial documents (1954-1955), which include cancelled cheques and property tax receipts.

Nanaimo Creamery Association

Nanaimo Market Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1933-1945

Fonds consists of the minutes of one meeting of the Market Committee and a cashbook.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Market Committee

Vancouver Island Exhibition Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953, 1971, 1975

Fonds consists of a copy of the constitution (1953); a copy of a five-year lease from the City (1971); an exhibition prize book (1975); a blank entry form, and a newspaper clipping about history of the association.

Vancouver Island Exhibition Association