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Nanaimo Council of Women fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944-1979

The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, annual reports, and scrapbooks and other reference material.

Nanaimo Council of Women

Nanaimo Pioneer Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1931-1985

The fonds consists of accounts (1964-1979), bylaws (1937), correspondence (1932-1957), dues (1937-1979), minutes (1956-1985), and applications. Fonds includes an index to names of applicants.

Nanaimo Pioneer Society

Soroptimist Club of Nanaimo fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1946-1973

Fonds consists of records that document the activities, governance and functions of the club. These include scrapbooks, bank records, correspondence, photographs, bylaws, educational material, Christmas pudding recipes, ceremony instructions, committee reports, membership records and clippings. Although minutes are referred to in these records, their location is unknown. Fonds arranged in seven series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Club administration records; 3) Financial records; 4) Correspondence; 5) Projects; 6) Photographs and 7) Ephemera.

Soroptimist Club of Nanaimo

Wilfred Nicholson fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1980]

The fonds consists of 46 manuscripts on aspects of the social history and personalities of Nanaimo.

Nicholson, Wilfred, 1908-

Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes (Nanaimo) fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930]

Fonds consists of a volume that provides introductory information for new initiates to the Order. The volume includes signatures of the lodge's officers including Tom Dobie, Don Lindsay, Jack Docherty and Gordon Beard. Other signatures are illegible.

Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes. Nanaimo Lodge

Annabel Yates collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1939-1940]

Collection consists of a scrapbook, compiled by Annabel Yates, of Nanaimo people and places, and a mimeographed booklet titled "The History of Nanaimo 1852 to 1939". The booklet, compiled by members of Division One, Brechin Superior School, under the supervision of a teacher D.E. Brecenridge, contains illustrated historical articles with hand-drawn advertisements for local businesses.

Nanaimo Daily News fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1960-1998]

Fonds consists of published and unpublished photographs taken by staff and outside photographers of events, individuals, buildings, and community groups in the Nanaimo region. Many of the photographs were taken by Englefield Studios. Also includes material related to the Nanaimo Commonwealth Holdings Society Bingo scandal.;The fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Prints 2) Negatives and 3) Bingo scandal materials.

Nanaimo Daily News

Nanaimo Rotary Club No. 689 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-2002

Fonds consist of the governance records and publications of the Nanaimo Rotary Club. Fonds is arranged in nine series: 1) Membership/Bylaws; 2) Minutes; 3) Correspondence; 4) Financial Records; 5) History; 6) Community Projects; 7) Photographs; 8) Miscellaneous and 9) Publications.

Rotary International. Nanaimo Rotary Club No. 689

Native Daughters of B.C. Post No. 2 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1982

Fonds consists of administrative records and reference material created and collected by the Native Daughters Post No. 2 Nanaimo branch. Fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Minutes; 2) Financial records; 3) Correspondence; 4) Membership records; 5) Grand Post records; 6) Scrapbooks; 7) Historical writings; 8) Chief Factor Records and 9) Miscellaneous.

Native Daughters of British Columbia. Post No. 2 (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Norman Barrass fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1993

Fonds consists of Malaspina Hotel menus dating from Barrass' tenure as chef, as well as photographs by Barrass. Fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Malaspina Hotel menus; and 2) Photographs.

Barrass, Norman, 1914-

Doric Lodge No. 18 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1892-1999

The fonds consists of records that document the activities, membership and functions of the Doric Lodge. The fonds is arranged in five series: 1) Minutes; 2) Porch books; 3) Dues records; 4) Membership records and ; 5) Miscellaneous.

Freemasons. Doric Lodge No. 18 (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Cedar Community Association fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1942, 1967

The fonds consists of a financial report (1942) and a list of residents who contributed to the addition at Speedway Hall and had their names inscribed on bricks on the north wall of the Cedar Community Hall.

Cedar Community Association

Kin Lee Jung fonds: 1930-1994

  • Fonds
  • [Reprinted 199-]

The fonds consists predominantly of reprinted images of photographs taken in the 1930s and 1940s. Subjects include the Civic Arena, May Day Parade, Roller Rink, locomotives, Central Sports Grounds and Jung at various activities.

Jung, Kin Lee

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE) Malaspina Chapter No. 1047

  • Fonds
  • 1923-2002

Fonds consists of records generated in the course of Malaspina Chapter IODE business. The fonds is arranged in six series: 1) Charter, Constitution and Bylaws; 2) Executive Records; 3) Financial Records; 4) Reports; 5) Scrapbooks; and 6) Miscellaneous.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE). Malaspina Chapter No. 1047 (Nanaimo)

Independent Order of Good Templars fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1911

The fonds consists of ledgers (1886-1897), listing supplies sold and purchased by lodges throughout B.C., minutes of Onward Lodge No. 2 (1906-1911), quarterly return (1886-1889), listing amount and date received for each quarter.

Independent Order of Good Templars

Native Sons of B.C. Nanaimo Post No. 3 fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1900-1986

The fonds consists of minutes (1900-1966), financial records (1900-1968), Bastion guest books (1923-1978), records of attendance (1949-1964), subject files (1906-1977), Honeymoon Book (1953-1963), and oral interview tapes. Subject files include accounts, correspondence, minutes, 1913 constitution, resolutions, inventory of artifacts, photographs of the 1974 move of the Bastion to the present location, and ephemera.

Native Sons of British Columbia. Nanaimo Post No. 3

Seiriol Williams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1904-1986

Fonds consists of material created and accumulated by Seiriol Williams. Records are arranged into series as follows 1) Papers and memorabilia; 2) Talks and writings and 3) Photographs.

Williams, Seiriol Llewlyn

Court Nanaimo Foresters' Home No. 5886 fonds

  • CA NCAI 1995 003 A
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1976

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial statements, proposals, contracts, minutes and proceedings, registers and one photograph. The fonds has been arranged into the following series: 1. Correspondence; 2. Constitution and Bylaws; 3. Finance; 4. Minutes and Annual Reports; 5. Membership; 6. Photographs and Miscellaneous.

Court Nanaimo Foresters' Home No. 5886

Shaw Cable (Nanaimo) video collection

  • CA NCAI 2002 022 A ; 2007 033 A
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1970-2005]

Collection consists of videocassette recordings of various Shaw Cable Channel 4 programmes including: Plugged In, Cafe Canadian, Best of Island Country, On the Waterfront, Arts Now, The Advocates, Arts Digest, Battle of the Bands, Common Ground, DNE Comedy Show, Evening of Heart and Soul, Festival Cafe, Hour Town, In Conversation, Island Central, Island Originals, Off the Wall, Project Nanaimo, and Tidelines. Also includes considerable footage of the Marine Festival, parades, programme fillers, specials and many community, regional island events.

Shaw Cable (Nanaimo)