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Vancouver Maritime Museum St. Roch research collection

  • Fonds
  • 1926-2006

The records in this research collection were created and received by three separate juridical entities carrying out three different administrative functions. Firstly, the research collection includes records created and received by the crew of the St. Roch and other members of the RCMP and its governing body during the ships active existence. Secondly, the collection includes records that were created and received by the Vancouver Maritime Museum regarding the restoration and ongoing preservation and display of the ship. The collection also includes the records created and received by Parks Canada pertaining to the time during which that organization was responsible for the care and display of the ship. Finally this collection includes records relating to the fundraising voyage of the RCMP vessel the Nadon, during the period in which in was renamed the St. Roch II, as well as the records of the ice breaker the Simon Fraser which accompanied the Nadon on this voyage.;The records relate to the building of the St. Roch, the activities carried out by its crew members during its active career, the retirement of the St. Roch to Vancouver, the construction of the A-frame shelter, the preservation of the ship, exhibition of the ship and related items, as well as records created through research to support these curatorial activities. The records also relate to various fundraising activities carried out by the both the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the RCMP, specifically the voyage of the Nadon and the Simon Fraser and the sale of Ken Kirbys painting, Isumataq.;The collection consists of agreements, articles, artifact lists, books, business cards, budgets, guest books, contact lists, correspondence, drawings, ship plans, architectural plans, financial records, invitations, memoranda, minutes of meetings, permission forms, photographs, notes, press releases, publications (books, pamphlets newspaper articles), receipts, reports, schedules, slides, negatives, surveys, manuals, audio cassettes, video cassette, log books, reports, maps, and a flag.;The collection is arranged in six series: Administrative; Crew; Logs and Reports of the St. Roch; Research Materials; Technical Documents from the St. Roch; and St. Roch II / Simon Fraser.

Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton fonds: [ca. 1864-1865]

  • CA LMA MS 34
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1999]

The fonds consists of 29 photographs copied from the presentation album sent to Sir Bulwer-Lytton. Includes scenes of New Westminster in 1864, steamboats, lakes along the Harrison route, scenes in the Fraser Canyon, towns of Yale, Lytton, Port Douglas, Pemberton, Clinton, and also groups of people, including A.C. Elliott and Joseph W. Trutch. The photographs are arranged in the order of the two gold-rush routes to the Cariboo, one by the Harrison-Lillooet route and one by the Fraser Canyon route.

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron

T.E. Lee fonds : 1920

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 198-?]

The fonds consists of Lee's notebook describing travels as a surveyor accompanying F.C. Swannell on the north coast and in the northwest interior of B.C.

Lee, T.E.

Cominco Limited fonds

  • CA TCA 86.1;91.9;1997-4
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1981

The fonds consists of land survey field notes, mining notes, reports (including a chronological record of outstanding events in the history of the company), correspondence relating to ceremonies and celebrations Cominco sponsored or participated in, and annual reports of the company's Refining Department (1950-1954). Fonds also includes indexes to Cominco historical correspondence and miscellaneous items: 1. "Alphabetic Index to Cominco's Historical Correspondence and Records, 1896-1981"; 2. Box/Envelope List (filelist) of Cominco historical records, 1896-1981 (relates to the alphabetic index); 3. File list of PRC reports, with microfilm/reel numbers; 4. Manuscript (typed) of "A Portrait of Progress: the Consolidated Cominco Story" (two looseleaf binders - 441 pages plus appendices, parts 1-2); 5. Another, edited version of "A Portrait of Progress" (unbound, no table of contents); 6. Submission on tax reform to Parliamentary Committee, 1970; 7. Miscellaneous, including notes from a Nov. 13, 1986 meeting of Cominco staff re disposition of historical records, and a numerical list/index of company names, place names, etc. (no indication is given as to which set of files the numerical index covers).

Cominco

Amy Barrow fonds

  • CA SID A988.5
  • Fonds
  • 1932

The fonds consists of drawings produced by Amy Barrow during travels through the interior of B.C. in 1932.

Barrow, Amy

E.A. Morris fonds

  • CA MMB L2532
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1892

The fonds consists of a diary detailing Morris' departure from England, voyage across the Atlantic, meeting his brother in New York, the train trip across the continent, the voyage on the SS Otter from Victoria up the coast and his journey to Cassiar.

Morris, E.A.

Ernest F. Keir fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Keir's photographs depicting mining in the Yukon and scenes of Dawson City and the Chilkoot Pass.

Keir, Ernest F.

Maritime Museum of British Columbia photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1995

The collection consists of photographic prints and negatives of maritime activity (predominantly vessels and ships crews) occurring in North America, the largest percentage relating to the West Coast. The collection includes photographs of maritime vessels of World War I and World War II vintage, Royal Navy vessels, and naval officers.

Richard Ronald Burns fonds

  • CA MMB P988.12.1
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1913]

The fonds consists of a photographic record of a journey up the B.C. coast by steamer by Ronald Burns and family.

Burns, Richard Ronald