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A.E. Hill fonds

  • CA NWM 191
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1919

The fonds consists of a letterbook of correspondence outward as well as a scrapbook.

Hill, Arthur Edmund

A.R. Waldie fonds

  • CA TCA 80-8
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1965

The fonds consists of correspondence pertaining to Waldie's appointment as notary public, his exemption from military service, investments, and the Knox Presbyterian Church. Fonds also includes correspondence of J.D. Anderson, correspondence and reports of W.K. Esling, Member of Parliament, and financial records of Esling's estate.

Waldie, Andrew R.

A.T. Garland fonds

  • CA KLA 990.12;988.70
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1892-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs taken by A.T. Garland of the Garland family and scenes and events in Kaslo and the Kootenay Lake area. Fonds includes various receipts relating to Garland's merchant business as well as correspondence to his son.

Garland, Alexander T.

A.W. Stewart fonds

  • CA EMA 993.27
  • Fonds
  • 1924-1987

The fonds consists of photographs of A.W. Stewart and the Stewart family depicting A.W. (Bill) as a child, classes at Lampson Street School and Esquimalt High School and sports activities.

Stewart, A.W.

Abraham Rogatnick fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1936 - 2009

Fonds consists of materials that document the personal and professional activities of Abraham Rogatnick, and includes handwritten notes and notebooks on historical and architectural subjects, index cards, typewritten speeches, personal writings, correspondence, and photographs. There are four series: Notes and Architectural Sketches, Photographs, Notebooks and Binders, and Personal Materials and Writing.

Rogatnick, Abraham, 1923-2009

Acreman family fonds

  • CA EMA 991.44
  • Fonds
  • 1915-[ca. 1936]

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Acreman family and friends in Esquimalt, including wedding photograph of John and Ethel Acreman (1915) and photographs of Acreman children.

Acreman (family)

Addison family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1991, predominant [195-]

Fonds consists of family papers and memorabilia of the Addison family. Includes letters and cards sent for Jane Addison's one-hundredth birthday in 1988, certificates from various fraternal societies and service organizations, materials related to the Queen's 1953 Coronation, photographs predominantly related to George Addison's aldermanic duties. Also includes class lists and other materials related to the John Shaw School reunion organized by Audrey Curtis (nee Addison) in 1991.

Addison (family)

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

Aitken family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1888, 1900-1954

Fonds consists of personal records of the Aitken family and material related to the employment of Thomas and Isaac Aitken. Includes correspondence to Thomas Aitken related to compensation and pension payments; invoices and receipts for the funeral and burial of Mary A. Greenwell and John B.Greenwell; information circulars from the Workmen's Compensation Board, the Unemployment Insurance Commission and the New Vancouver Coal Mining and Land Company; Thomas Aitken's Sick and Accident fund passbook from the Western Fuel Corporation; Certificates of Competency for Thomas and Isaac Aitken; copies of the Constitution of the International Union of the United Mine Worker's of America, the Wage Agreement between Canadian Collieries and UMWA, District No. 18 and a copy of the I.C.S. Coal Miner's Handbook; a handbill for a union meeting, a medical certificate for Isaac; and a small notebook that records cheques sent and received and various other items. Also included are the eye glasses and cases of Thomas and Mary Aitken.

Aitken (family)

Alan P. Allsebrook collection

  • CA JCN 95/143
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1947-1960]

Collection consists of 2 series. The first series includes photographs of Allsebrooks Japanese Canadian friends, and the second series consists of correspondence.

Alex Woods fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-[ca. 1960]

The fonds consists of correspondence, bills, tax records, receipts, statements of account, production reports, and ephemera.

Woods, Alex E.

Alexander Leslie Fortune fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1911

Fonds includes a speech describing Fortune's first impressions of British Columbia (1906), a speech describing early B.C. when the first Sunday Schools were established (1913), photocopies of reminiscences of the Overland Trek (originals at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives and Calgary), photocopies of essays titled Earthquake and Rum and Shuswap Indians (originals at B.C. Provincial Archives), correspondence with John Ross and J.G. Burns (1905-1908), receipts (1908), and a program with photograph honouring Mr. and Mrs. Fortune (1911).

Fortune, Alexander L.

Alexander Lockley fonds

  • CA EMA 987.10;V989.27
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1910]-1942

The fonds consists of correspondence, certificates, invitations and ephemera of Alexander Lockley and photographs of Esquimalt events and of Mr. and Mrs. Lockley.

Lockley, Alexander

Alexander and Gina Dimant fonds

  • CA VHEC RA016
  • Fonds
  • [1920?]–2019

Fonds is comprised of correspondence, photographs, identity and personal documents, society registration documents, minutes, clippings, memorabilia and ephemera created or collected by Alexander and Gina Dimant in Poland, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Italy and Canada. Records pertain to their family history, work, school, and social and volunteer activities prior to and after the Second World War.

Records have been arranged into the following series: Correspondence (1941–2019), Photographs ([1920?]–[2016], Personal records (1938–2013), Artefacts (1940–[before 1948], 1997), Clippings and ephemera ([after 1942]–2016) and Janusz Korczak Association of Canada records (2001–2008).

Dimant family

Alfred Charles Wurtele fonds

  • CA EMA 986.25;986.4;987.2;V989.22
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1946]-1986

The fonds consists of photographs of Commander Wurtele, scenes of Esquimalt and staff of the Esquimalt municipal government; text of a radio speech; and written and taped reminiscences..

Wurtele, Alfred Charles

Alfred Pepin fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 203
  • Fonds
  • 1961

The fonds consists of a copy of a letter and manuscript relating to T.A. Pepin.

Pepin, Alfred E.

Alfred Trattle fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 229
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1953, predominant 1939-1946

The fonds consists of 3 ration books issued to Alfred and Edna Trattle, and 4 meat tokens issued between 1939-1945. Also included is Alfred Trattle's 1912 baptismal certificate, a 1940 consignment agreement for Trattle and Wolstenholm for tires and tubes, and a 1952-1953 safe driving identification card issued to Alfred Trattle.

Trattle, Alfred

Alice Fiddick fonds

  • CA NCAI 2000 026 M
  • Fonds
  • 1939-1941

The fonds consists of receipts for Normal School tuition (1939) and a certificate of appointment and acknowledgment of resignation as a teacher at North Cedar School.

Fiddick, Alice

Allison family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1876-1976, predominant 1910-1950

Fonds consists of correspondence, diaries, annuals, a scrapbook, legal records, newspaper clippings, a collection of certificates, and photographs. These records pertain to activities in which the members of the Allison family engaged in both in New Westminster and other locations. Fonds is composed of the following series: Military Records, Professional/Civic Records, Scholastic Records, Legal Records, Matheson Mansion Records, Athletic Records, Family Records, and Fraternal Organizations Records.

Allison (family)

Andrew Reid fonds

  • CA WVAN 052
  • Fonds
  • 2006

The fonds consists of material relating to the personal life and recreational activities of Andrew Reid and extended family members. The material includes photographs of Alta Lake in Whistler and the Chinese garden in West Vancouver in the 1930s.

Reid, Andrew

Andy Bigg fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR351
  • Fonds
  • 1930-1995

The fonds consists of the following series: Correspondence, 1947-1995; Autobiography manuscripts, 1948-1995; Photographs, 1948-1980; Writing, 1940-1996; Subject files; Newspaper subject files; Newspaper reprints; Newspapers, 1958-1978; Scrapbook of B.C. provincial campaign, 1975; Recording of meeting with Andy Bigg and staff of Cowichan Pictorial regarding joining Union, 1973. The Newspapers include: a complete set of the Western Advocate, 1958-1959, and a complete set of front covers of the Cowichan Pictorial, 1966-1978.

Bigg, Andy, 1915-

Ann C. (A.G.) Rebagliati fonds

  • CA LMA MS 37
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1970-1980]

Fonds consists of personal records and research notes of Ann C. Rebagliati. Includes hand-written research notes on history of Lytton and family geneology, including parents Angelo and Concessa, siblings Mary, George, Louise, Marie A., John Carl, and Alonzo Joseph. Also includes 6 ration books, 1 certificate, 1 Canada West Publication, and 2 photographs.

Rebagliati, Ann C.

Ann Lowden Gordon fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894 - 1896

The fonds consists of photocopied and transcribed letters between the sisters and their mother, a manuscript and newspaper clippings, and divided into three series.

Gordon, Ann Lowden, 1865-1941

Annie Colton fonds

  • CA FTST MS 11
  • Fonds
  • [photocopied 197-]

Fonds consists of the correspondence from Alice Levett to Annie Colton, 1892-1893.

Colton, Annie

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