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Dolly Egdell fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1965]

Fonds consists of photographs of Glaholm and McGregor family members and assorted Nanaimo scenes and buildings. The photographs have been annotated by Dolly Egdell.

Egdell, Dolly

Englefield Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1979, predominant 1970-1979

The fonds consists of photograph negatives and prints of the Nanaimo region as well as personal records of Leslie Englefield.

Englefield Studio

Ernest Doe family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1948-1991

The fonds consists of correspondence, a speech and report by Marg Doe, articles by E. Doe, plans for a park and a memorial written about E. Doe by Roland Jamieson.

Doe (family)

Ernest W. Goodall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1912-1934

The fonds consists of real estate papers of Ernest Goodall, including bank letter, land registry form, articles of agreement, and certificate of title.

Goodall, Ernest W.

Ball family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1997

The fonds consists of correspondence, personal papers, and miscellaneous items.

Ball (family : Salmon Arm, B.C.)

Betty Burton fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1944

Fonds consists of hand-written original manuscripts by Betty Burton. Includes Betty's story of teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in 1928 in Fort Fraser, a story of Lillian Alling's walk from New York to Dawson in a bid to reach Russia, a history of the Young Ranger Bands, a description of Betty's trip with family from England to Oyama in 1914, a description of two camping holidays in 1944 in Mara and Mabel Lake, a description of a trip down the Shuswap River in a row boat in 1919, and a description of the natural geography of the North Okanagan. It includes a few notes and several lengthy letters to her parents describing in detail experiences during a cruise on the 'Aurania' from Montreal to the Caribbean and around South America to San Francisco and Vancouver in 1940. Fonds also includes certificates from Enderby High School and Provincial Normal School (1922, 1925), a list of settlers' effects (1947) and an autograph album with original drawing and paintings and notes from friends in 1925-1931.

Burton, Betty

Bird family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1899-1941

The fonds consists of personal records of George Bird including correspondence, bills, receipts, Christmas cards, diary (1902), copies of newspaper and magazine article written by Bird, scrapbooks and an historical account by Bird of early life in Alberni and Port Alberni; business records of George Bird including monthly timebooks (1899-1913) and records of customer orders (1910-1915) for Bird's sawmill operations. Fonds includes school certificates of Doris and Florence Bird and Doris Bird's historical accounts of sawmills in the Alberni area.

Bird (family)

Frederick Charles Manning fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1942

The fonds consists of Manning's membership cards in fraternal and business associations, correspondence relating to property of Sproat Lake Lumber Company Ltd., list of shareholders of the company, personal share certificates, and income tax records.

Manning, Frederick Charles

Brooke family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1943

The fonds consists of material from Ruth Brooke's educational correspondence courses, personal correspondence, flyers and brochures, one photograph, tuberculosis testing records for cows, herd milk and butterfat production records, Holstein-Friesian Association of Canada records, blank forms, and newspaper clippings both related and unrelated to Salmon Arm.

Brooke (family)

C.B. Hume fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1889-1951

Fonds consists of correspondence, commercial documents, personal documents and insurance documents relating to the private commercial activities of C.B. Hume (as distinct from C.B. Hume and Co. Ltd.).

Hume, Clarence Burpee

William Richards fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1946

The fonds consists of World War I paybook, correspondence, and certificates relating to seaman's service, wartime circulars from the Canadian Militia and King George, and certificate for use of the Western Fuel Corporation Employees X-ray machine, 1917.

Richards, William, b. 1886

William Valentine Tomlinson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1912

Fonds consists of 5 education certificates from Revelstoke schools.

Tomlinson, William Valentine, b. 1896

Stirling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1946

The fonds consists of seven series of material relating to C.J.R. Stirling's land purchases, and farming activities, his provincial exhibition awards, passports for family members, memorabilia for Mrs. Frances Stirling, Elvira Stirling, Ethel Stirling, and Gordon Stirling.

Stirling (family)

Swanwick family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1945

The fonds consists of World War I records, road foreman records, correspondence related to poultry courses, income related correspondence, records of production, discussion papers, certificates, bank books, blank forms and prize tags.

Swanwick (family)

Theodore Adams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1956

Fonds consists of private and business records kept by Theodore Adams in his course of business. Includes certificates, drawings, correspondence, diaries and journals, manuscripts, invoices, financial ledgers, and photographs.

Adams, Theodore

Thomas Melish fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1945

The fonds consists of diaries with entries relating to the weather and to Melish's financial affairs as well as personal commentary on Armstrong-area people and events.

Melish, Thomas

Salt Spring Island Historical Society oral history collection

  • Fonds
  • 1965-1990

The collection consists of sound recordings of interviews with pioneers of Salt Spring Island and of addresses of meetings of the Salt Spring Island Historical Society. The collection includes interviews conducted as part of the C.B.C. Imbert Orchard series, the Salt Spring Senior Citizens Project (1977), a project done by Tony Farr, and projects of the Salt Spring Island Historical Society.

Schubert family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1918

The fonds consists of mortgage assignments, wills, indentures and correspondence.

Schubert (family)

Wagstaff family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1896-1967

Fonds consists predominantly of the personal papers of Fred and Jane Wagstaff but also includes some memorabilia of Cecil Mulholland. Includes birth, marriage, probate, and land records, medical services receipts, insurance policies and memorabilia.

Wagstaff (family)

Welch family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-[ca.1925], 1965

Fonds consists of the records of the Welch family. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1) Photographs; 2) Canadian flag materials and 3) Memorabilia.

Welch (family)

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-

William and Mary Cartwright fonds : 1869-1904

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1991]

The fonds consists of a volume in which are recorded the accounts (1872-1904) of William Cartwright and the personal diary of daily activities (1882-1883) of Mary Cartwright. Volume also includes some poems and recipes. The original use of the volume appears to be the 1869 accounts of a general store, possibly the Horne Store. The accounts record many purchases by Chinese and Indians. Newsclippings (1913-1941) have been pasted over parts of the early 1869 accounts.

Cartwright, William

Hooper family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1907, 1909, 1943, 1977

Fonds consists of birth certificates and passports of Aina and Hector Hooper and a copy of their marriage registration.

Hooper (family)

Laughton family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [1910]-[1926]

Fonds consists of 31 photographs documenting the activities of the Laughton family over the indicated dates, including the moving of the Laughton home from Front Street to Mackenzie Avenue and the memorial service for Bella Laughton.

Laughton (family)

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