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Florence Gruchy photographs

Series consists of records relating to Florence Gruchy (sister of Lydia Gruchy) and her experiences living in India as a part of the Women’s Missionary Society. Records include photographs, as well as some textual materials (primarily notes) and artwork.

John Herbert fonds

  • CA VHEC RA008
  • Fonds
  • 1924-2010

Fonds consists of memoirs, correspondence, photographs, vital records, travel documents, financial documents, publications, newspaper and magazine clippings, handwritten notes and drawings, maps, conference papers and artefacts relating to the life of John Herbert. Records chronicle John Herbert’s personal life, pursuit of higher education, career history, hobbies, travels and struggle to attain compensation for the properties seized from his family during the Second World War. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: JH memoirs series (1938–2010), Karpowitz family series (1939–2005), JH career documents series (1945–1988), JH inheritance and claims documents series (1924–2010), JH correspondence series (1955–2005), Research resources and notes series (1972–2005), Travel documents series (1946–1986), Inventions documents series (1979–1984), JH clippings series (1972–1988) and JH artefacts series.

Herbert, John

Erskine Burnett fonds

  • CA SAM MS 9
  • Fonds
  • 1878

Fonds consists of one photograph album compiled by Erskine Burnett called B.C’s Inland Empire (Kamloops, Revelstoke, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Osoyoos). It includes 527 second generation images mounted on white paper held together in a three ring binder.

Burnett, Erskine

Agnes Deans Cameron fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR023
  • Fonds
  • 1908 - 1911

The fonds consists of one black paper photograph album comprised of photographs taken during Cameron's travels up the Mackenzie River with her niece, Jessie Cameron Brown, May to September, 1908, and photographs taken during Cameron's trip to Britain, 1909-1911. Some Canadian photographs were published in Cameron's book "The New North: Being Some Account of a Woman's Journey Through Canada to the Arctic" (1910).

Cameron, Agnes Deans

Newspaper clippings

Series consists of one file of newspaper clippings concerning the Oxford University expedition to Ellesmere Land in 1934 – 1935.

Noel Humphreys collection

  • CA UNBC 2000.18
  • Collection
  • 1934-1935

Collection consists of eight newspaper clippings, seven of which are a series of articles on the findings of the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition, with the eighth being a photograph of the Expedition’s winter quarters in Etah, Greenland. Five of the articles were written by the expedition leader, Mr. Noel Humphreys and the other two were written by members of the Expedition, Mr. Moore and Mr. Haig-Thomas. The articles were originally published in the “Times” of London but the clippings appear to be from the “New Zealand Herald”.

Humphreys, Noel

Newspaper clippings

File contains eight newspaper clippings concerning the Oxford University expedition to Ellesmere Land in 1934 – 1935.

The Marvelous Maldive Islands

Consists of 1 copy of article from National Geographic entitled "The Marvelous Maldive Islands : Sun-drenched Atolls in the Indian Ocean Hold a Seagirt Sultanate Where Phones Rarely Ring and Kites Fly from Office Windows," by Alan Villiers.

San Francisco Bay map collection

  • Fonds
  • [1949?]

Collection consists of maps (in the form of photocopies, sketches, and photographs) used by Neal Harlow while writing his book "The Maps of San Francisco Bay".

Mabel E. Jordon fonds

  • CA FTST MS 48
  • Fonds
  • 1929, 1947-1969

Fonds consists of the textual records of Mabel Jordon from 1929, 1947-1969. Includes correspondence, publications, research materials, certificate, notes, filmstrip, clippings, ephemera, maps, and photographs (H.T. Nation, Mabel Jordon, and other Kootenay photographers).

Jordon, Mabel E., 1908-1993

John Crosse fonds

  • CA UBCSP RBSC-ARC-1150
  • Fonds
  • 1985-2006

Fonds consists of Crosse's research notes, journals and annotated photocopies regarding the marine history of British Columbia. This material was primarily generated by Crosse in the course of his research activities from 1985-2006, but the fonds also contains annotated reproductions of numerous rare maps created in the late 1700s. The textual and photographic records have been arranged by Crosse primarily according to the subjects of his research. There are three series of cartographic material which are roughly arranged according to geographical area.

The first accrual relates to Crosse's research into early explorations of British Columbia’s coast. Accrual contains research notes, maps, photographs and correspondence. Two series are accruals to series in the first accession: they are the Manby research material series and the Narvaez research material series. Accrual also contains the Research papers and archival material series, the Miscellaneous research maps and oversized items series and the Panoramic photographs series.

Crosse, John

A. Thomas fonds

  • CA MMB L1137;P470;P3171-78;P4677
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1918

The fonds consists of Thomas' diary describing his trip across Canada to Halifax and his first few months in Halifax, 1918. Photographs are of ships and shipmates stationed in Halifax and of HM and HMC ships.

Thomas, A.

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.

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.

Stanley Henderson fonds

  • CA MMB L459
  • Fonds
  • 1891

The fonds consists of diary of Henderson's sealing venture as a hunter on the schooner Vancouver Belle in 1891.

Henderson, Stanley

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

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

R.E. Cape fonds

  • CA MMB L231
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1905

The fonds consists of a daily diary of events on the voyage of the ship Barfillan from Antwerp to Antofagasta.

Cape, R.E.

R.A. Donnelly fonds

  • CA MMB L3502a-b;P4835;P4836
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1918

The fonds consists of a diary entitled "Rough log of the Grilse" (1915-1918) written by R.A. Donnelly detailing activities at sea. Fonds includes memorandum regarding the commissioning of the HMCS Grilse and photographs of the Grilse and the HMCS Niobe.

Donnelly, R.A.

Pullen family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1955

The fonds consists of log book of W.J.S. Pullen on the HMS Falcon (1855) and Cyclops (1856-57), with an extract from the Master Attendant and Conservator of the Port [Bombay] to the Commissioner of Salt and Opium (1860). Fonds includes photographs of HM ships, whalers, St.Paul's Church (Esquimalt, B.C.), and fishing boats at Masset, B.C. Fonds also includes an oil painting of W.J.S. Pullen, partial plans for HMS North Star, Porcupine and Termagant, "The Pullen Records" (transcriptions of historical records concerning W.J.S. Pullen and T.C. Pullen in their expeditions to the Arctic) and ephemera, including a typed history of the SS Beaver.

Pullen (family)

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.

James C. Peters fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1852-1879

The fonds consists of diaries, journals, notes and log books, all written by Peters except the log of the vessel Earl Grey. The voyages of the Sarah and the Queen of the Seas are detailed. One notebook is of correspondence from Peters on the Esk to the Barque Valparaiso. The log of the Earl Grey is written by Master John Sharp, detailing voyage from Liverpool to Valparaiso. Fonds includes letters to Peters from the Commander-in-Chief, India and from the Collector of Customs, Kurachee (Karachi). Fonds also includes charts of Indian Ocean, China, Africa, lighthouses in the British Isles, English Channel, Bay of Bristol and South America as well as Board of Trade wind charts. Also included is a plan of the Queen of the Seas, maps of England and Ireland, and an oil painting of the Queen of the Seas.

Peters, James Carter

Herbert Frederick Winnington-Ingram fonds

  • CA MMB L556
  • Fonds
  • 1838-1840

The fonds consists of Winnington-Ingram's log of the proceedings of HMS Talbot (1838-1840) on a journey from England to Malta.

Winnington-Ingram, Herbert Frederick

Hans Blakstad fonds

  • CA MMB L752
  • Fonds
  • 1899

The fonds consists of the log of Hans Blakstad detailing the voyage of the sealing schooner City of San Diego (July, 1899 to October, 1899) from Victoria, B.C., to the North Pacific and return.

Blakstad, Hans

Gerrard Burke Nagle fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894-1908

Fonds consists of correspondence relating to activities as a surveyor and timber cruiser in the Revelstoke area.

Nagle, Gerrard Burke

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