The subseries consists of photographs assumed to have been taken by W.J.Moore because of the context in which they were found, although it has not been possible to confirm. It was suggested in documentation accompanying the transfer, that the photographs depict the buildings and livestock of the Dominion Experimental Farm in Agassiz, BC; however, the buildings do not match other available photographs of the farm in Agassiz and therefore, it has not been possible to confirm the location. The glass negatives were found in Summerland, BC. It is possible that the photographs depict the Experimental Farm in Summerland; however, the buildings also do not match existing photographs of the Summerland farm, so it has not been possible to confirm either potential location.Moore, William John
Fonds consists of a diary from 1913-. The diarist is unidentified.British Columbia. Agricultural Commission
The fonds consists of photocopied and transcribed letters between the sisters and their mother, a manuscript and newspaper clippings, and divided into three series.Gordon, Ann Lowden, 1865-1941
The fonds consists of a diary spanning from April 20 to September 23, 1907 and a contract between Sherriff, his partner W. Phillip and E. Stuart Wood.Sherriff, H.G.
The subseries consists of photographs thought to have been taken by W.J.Moore although it is possible they were taken by another photographer. The assumption of provenance has been assumed based on the context in which the negatives were found. It has not been possible to confirm. The photographs depict the buildings, livestock, farm workers (likely Essondale patients), and employees of Colony Farm and Essondale (Riverview Hospital). The subjects consist primarily of cows and horses, as Colony Farm was known across the province for the quality of its livestock. It was awarded a master breeder shield in 1930 from the British Columbia Branch of Holstein Canada. Many of the agricultural photographs also show Essondale's West Lawn building at various points in its construction.Moore, William John
The fonds consists of a membership list, an invoice for the per capita grant and a statement of intent. The statement establishes a committee to draw out a Farmers' Platform in consultation with every "Institute Agricultural Association, Fruitgrowers' Association, Dairymen's Association and other authorities in B.C."Kamloops Farmers' Institute
The fonds is divided into one series and contains diaries dating from 1912, 1913, 1915-1926 and ephemera.Arthur Alexander Dennys
The fonds is divided into 9 series and consists of personal documents, work diaries, personal transactions, and miscellaneious items.Robert Turner and Family
This collection consists of photocopied documents, mainly from the colonial period, relating to Comox District history. Dr. Pritchard organized the material into ten groupings and prefaced each with an introduction and remarks on the historical value of the documents.
The ten groupings are: 1) Records of Exploration 1791-1860, 2) Naval Records 1846-65, 3) Colonial Government Records 1862-71, 4) Anglican Records 1862-91, 5) Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition: Unpublished Journals 1864, 6) Euclataws, Settlers and the Navy 1863-65, 7) Liquor Traffic 1863-65, 8) Comox Natives: Some Reports and Descriptions 1860-90, 9) Province of British Columbia: Sessional Papers 1871-1910, 1918, 10) H M Laing: Comox Writings 1927-c. 1950.
Copies are from original manuscripts at various institutions including the British Columbia Archives, the British National Archives at Kew, the Hudson Bay Company Archives, and the Library at the University of Toronto.
The title is based on the contents of the fonds. It is divided into 6 series and consists of correspondence, a school book, two pieces of original art, and receipts for running the farm.Herald, Dr. Dundas
Fonds contains bylaws, a minute book which covers most of the Society's active period, a ledger, a cash book, two mortgages, two pieces of correspondence, and a prize list for the 1941 Fall Exhibition.Richmond Agricultural and Industrial Society
Title based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is arranged into five series and consists of certificates, correspondence, and photographs.John and Elizabeth Jackson
The fonds consists of personal records of Robert Turner; business records including correspondence, shipping forms, receipts, labels, account sales, cancelled cheques, shipping agreements, licences and related documetns, papers on orchard analysis, a grower's account, an insurance form, blank forms, and unused stationery; memoirs of Ronald Turner.R. Turner and Sons
The fonds is divided into 30 series and consists of business accounts and building plans related to Henry Ivens Harper and his life in Salmon Arm. Title based on the contents of the fonds.Harper Honey Family
The fonds is divided into two series and consists of 66 postcards and 4 photographic postcards. All postcards feature correspondence addressed to Wilcox from various people when he resided in Virden, Manitoba and Salmon Arm, B.C.George Fleming Wilcox
Fonds consists of textual records and other material relating to the establishment and development of the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific located at 505 Quayle Road in Saanich and includes concept descriptions; constitution, by-laws and minutes of the society; legal agreements; correspondence; personnel documents; newsletters and brochures; plans and photographs.Horticulture Centre of the Pacific
Fonds consists of the textual records of the Osoyoos Co-operative Fruit & Vegetable Growers from 1932–1968. Includes correspondence, financial records, legal records, personnel records, lists, notices, regulations, circulars, and publications.Osoyoos Co-operative Fruit & Vegetable Growers
Fonds consists of 49 original photographs from the Michael Manson family, mostly from the early 20th century (1898-1928). The photographs depict the Manson family, logging and farming on Hernando and Cortes Islands, Michael and Jane Manson's Golden Wedding anniversary, and Florence McKay's 90th birthday celebration. The photographs were originally in an album with handwritten captions along with newspaper articles about Michael Manson, Jane Manson and Florence McKay.McKay, Florence Manson
Title of the fonds based on the content. The fonds is divided into one series of leader record cards and records of competition from 1961-1991.Salmon Arm 4-H Club
The fonds is divided into 82 series and contains minutes, correspondence, bad debt records, insurance claims, accounts payable and receivable, advertising, apprenticeship and certificate papers, statements and reports to and from BC Fruit Processors, bank statements, property tax notices, employee records, crop summaries, memos, applications, dividend records, ledgers, permits and licenses, equipment rental forms, land clearing assistance statements, contracts and agreements, the Fiber Floc legal file, invoices, papers relating to the Joint Waterworks Project, Chattel Mortgages, the J. Letkeman Papers, pesticide residue results, papers relating to the Fly Hills Extension Project, bonds, Salmon Arm Farmer’s Exchange Accounts, bulletins, and crop estimates, a social security file, a list of stolen goods, tax records, Worker’s Compensation records, and one photograph.Peterson Brothers Ltd. Salmon Arm, B.C.
The fonds are divided into 229 series and consists of correspondence, Revenue Canada Tax forms, invoices, insurance policies, bulletins, bank statements, a history, estate papers, medical papers, licenses, applications, Tax Appeals, Canada Customs forms, shares, bank records, military paperwork, investment records, certificates, records related to the Salmon Arm Farmers’ Exchange, Shuswap Consumer’s Cooperative, The Vernon Fruit Union, and The BC Fruit Growers Association, memberships, income tax returns, contracts, development plan, permits with the District of Salmon Arm, bonds, notebooks, passports, diaries, address books, a video tape, photographs and slides, maps and ledgers.Peterson Family
The series consists of photographs predominantly depicting aspects of social and administrative life at Riverview Hospital and the School of Psychiatric Nursing as well as and Colony Farm. The photographs in the series portray the everyday social life of Riverview Hospital staff and volunteers as well as events, meetings, gatherings, and kinds of work they undertook. Additionally the series depicts scenes of Riverview Hospital's many buildings in varying states of completion, portraits of prize winning livestock (Holstein cattle, Clydesdale and Belgian horses), scenes during periods of flooding at Colony Farm, and equipment, vehicles, and technology used by the Hospital.
The glass plate negatives in Subseries 01 and 04 are known to have been taken by W.J. Moore, a prominent Vancouver photographer. It is possible that the entire collection was taken by W.J. Moore, although it has not been possible to confirm. Some photographs in Subseries 02 are thought to depict the Provincial Hospital for the Insane in New Westminster. Photographs in Subseries 04 are also thought to depict the Dominion Experimental Farm in Agassiz, B.C.
Record types consists largely of silver gelatin negatives in large format cellulose acetate sheets and cellulose acetate film strips. The subseries also contains a collection of glass plate negatives, chromogenic colour negative film strips and large format sheets, silver gelatin DOP prints, a photograph album, and a scrapbook.
The fonds comprises records made or received in the course of administering the BCHPA's central and divisional organizations and carrying out their functions and programs. Most of the records originated with the Central Executive. Activities documented include board, committee and general members' meetings; correspondence of BCHPA officers; management of Association finances; evolution of the BCHPA constitution, by-laws and organizational structure; advice to governments and intervention in public policy debates relating to apiculture; production of the Association's newsletter; development of beekeeping educational programs and seminars; and participation in markets, exhibits and fairs. Records include constitution and by-laws; meeting agendas, minutes and supporting papers; correspondence; reports and briefs; cash books; grant applications and proposals; copies of the Association newsletter; and course outlines and teaching material.British Columbia Honey Producers Association
The title based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is divided into five series containing 7 books of watercolour paintings of family scenes, landscapes, two autograph books and two photographic prints.Ruth Adair Peterson
The Apiculture (beekeeping) collection is an artificial grouping of documentary materials relating to the methods, science and culture of beekeeping. The collection was established by the SFU Archives as a complement to its other holdings relating to apiculture, such as the fonds of the British Columbia Honey Producers' Association (F-147), and the papers of SFU faculty member Mark Winston (F-174).
The collection consists of publications, conference proceedings, minutes, correspondence, photographs, and moving images. Material includes government publications, correspondence and registers of provincial beekeepers in British Columbia; published research articles, presentations and reports; course outlines and course material relating to the Bee Masters program and honey judging in British Columbia; photographs of various BC beekeeping activities and personalities; copies of meeting minutes and other records of various beekeeping associations in British Columbia and Canada; moving images featuring beekeeping activities and topics; and various subject files relating to the history of beekeeping in BC.