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Agnes Flett fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of a Legion banquet. Includes images of the unveiling of the "Bathtub Capital" sign and various people including Frank Ney, Janice Dorman, George Pearkes, and Jack Johnson.

Flett, Agnes

Fred Taylor collection

  • Fonds
  • 1995-1997

Collection consists of correspondence and notes, compiled by Fred Taylor, related to the City of Nanaimo's acquisition of an old steam coal mine whistle from Air Chime Manufacturing Company. The coal mine whistle was blown every day in Nanaimo to announce shift changes and other mining related events. Includes a report on chain of title of various local mining companies and council minutes relating to Fred Taylor's role as negotiator of the whistle's return to Nanaimo. Also includes two photographs of Fred Taylor and Mayor Gary Korpan with whistle.

Harry Vogel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1992

The fonds consists of photographs of the Rites of Passage Exhibition in Mission and of the restoration of the Mission Museum taken by Vogel.

Vogel, Harry

Queen's Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1993, predominant 1971-1993

Fonds consists of records kept by committee members. Includes a manuscript describing queen candidates and activities, lists of participants and committee members, commentary and reminiscences by past queens (1981), correspondence, movie reels, photographs, a scrapbook, and ephemera.

Queen's Committee (Enderby, B.C.)

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

Salute to Frank Ney Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1993-1995

Fonds consists of speeches, newpaper clippings and correspondence about the statue project, sculptor Jack Harman, and the members of the committee.

Salute to Frank Ney Committee

Chris Lindgren fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1986-1988

The fonds consists of video recordings of various events and activities in Mission, B.C., including the Mission Folk Music Festival and the Fraser River Raft Race.

Lindgren, Chris

Interior Provincial Exhibition fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1993

The fonds consists of ledgers, minutes (1911-1930), correspondence, financial records, entry forms, and prize lists (1909-1993).

Interior Provincial Exhibition

Nanaimo Centennial (1958) Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1957-1958

Fonds consists of reports, correspondence, promotional materials, and memorabilia. The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Centennial (1958) Committee

Enderby Homecoming fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1977-2005

Fonds includes the records from all three Homecoming events. Includes minutes, reports, correspondence, newsletters, financial reports, receipts, mailing lists and registration lists, memorabilia, an annual, clippings, photographs, a video and a guest book.

Enderby Homecoming

Salmon Arm Sonnet Contest fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1984-1998

The fonds consists of two boxes, organized in 15 folders by year. Each folder contains correspondence, newspaper publicity and sonnet entries for that year.

Salmon Arm Sonnet Contest

Port Moody Centennial Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1971

The fonds consists of correspondence, memos, and pamphlets relating to Port Moody's celebrations of British Columbia's centennial in 1971.

Port Moody Centennial Committee

"Out of the Ordinary" Community Event fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1999-2000

Fonds consists of the records of the community event from its inception to the weeks following the final production. It includes correspondence, financial records, legal documents, schedules, lists, and photographs.

"Out of the Ordinary" Community Event

Nanaimo Centennial (1966, 1967) Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1964, 1966-1967

Fonds consists of correspondence, guest register inc. photographs, accounts, list of events and Pioneer Medallion Application forms. The applications provide considerable genealogical information.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Centennial (1966, 1967) Committee

Harry Wright Bullock fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892-1900]

The fonds consists of Bullock's glass plate negatives depicting people, events and scenes of Salt Spring Island in the 1890s.

Bullock, Harry Wright

Empire Day Celebration Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926, 1934, 1940-1947

Fonds consists of a cashbook (1940 -1947) and financial statements (1926, 1934).

Empire Day Celebration Committee (Nanaimo, B.C.)

Enderby Centennial Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 2001-2005

Fonds consists of records created by members of the executive committee in the course of preparing for Enderby's centennial. Included are minutes, correspondence, reports, proposals, event check lists, posters, programs and invitations, financial records and photographs and guest books.

Enderby Centennial Committee

Enderby Evangelical Chapel fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1908-2008

Fonds consists of records and ephemera found in the Evangelical Chapel during the centennial celebrations. Includes a history of the church written by Kurt Schubert (1990), a history with photographs of the church written by Annimieke Loohouizen for the centennial celebrations (2008), a program and bookmark from the anniversary celebrations (2007), a minute book of the Enderby First Baptist Church (1907-1969), the First Baptist Church covenant, 14 hymn books, 3 song books, and 19 Christmas programs (1936-1972), inkwell, newspaper clippings.

Enderby Evangelical Chapel

Cornelius Bryant collection

  • Fonds
  • Photocopied ca. 1975 (originally created 1880 -1893)

Collection consists of a page from an album that includes a British program for the 1887 Harvest Festival Service led by Cornelius Bryant and a file of photocopied receipts and invoices from Nanaimo businesses, 1880-1893. The receipts may have been collected by M.A. Kenny whose name appeared on the envelope that contained them.

Alberni District High School Reunion Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1972-1973

The fonds consists of correspondence, guest books and accounts and banking records of the Alberni District High School Reunion Committee.

Alberni District High School Reunion Committee

Port Moody Jubilee Committee fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936

The fonds consists of correspondence and financial records documenting the planning of the Jubilee. Also included are pamphlets advertising the celebration.

Port Moody Jubilee Committee

June and Dick Leahy fonds: 1960

  • Fonds
  • [Reprinted 2001]

Fonds consists of images of the 1960 fire that razed most of Chinatown. June Leahy, who took all the colour slides, used one of the earliest SLR Pentax cameras while Bill Leahy, who took most of the black and white photographs, used a Leica camera. The photographs of the day after the fire were taken by June. The Leahys were friends with RCMP Staff Sergeant Earle Sarsiat who notified Bill Leahy of the fire; the Leahys were on site soon after the fire was reported.

Leahy, June, 1917-

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