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Copper Valley School fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1971

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes, registers for local receipts and expenses; school policy booklet, year books, Newswheel, professional publications, newspaper articles, Order of Truck Rollers information, reference and subject files.

Copper Valley School (Glennallen, Alaska)

Copper Valley School photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • 1956-1971

The collection consists of b&w photos of the ongoing construction of the school, action shots of the workers, student activities: picnics, proms, graduations, travels. Events recorded by Kenneth Stone form a major part of the 4 cm of pages of transparencies. Coloured photographs of some of the Copper Valley School Association annual alumni/ae reunions add to the collection.

Shuswap River Heritage Sites fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1990

The fonds consists of information correlated by the Archeology Branch of B.C. concerning sites along the Shuswap River from Mabel Lake to Ashton Creek. Includes one letter, photocopies of 5 maps, 8 pages describing individual archaeological sites, and 2 pages describing the Borden system of site identification.

Shuswap River Heritage Sites

U'mista Cultural Centre audio tape collection

  • Fonds
  • 1950-1995

The collection consists of sound recordings of Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwagiulth) songs, oral histories of Kwakwaka'wakw peoples (primarily at Alert Bay), and interviews relating to ethnobotany in the northern Vancouver Island area and to the Kwakwaka'wakw language.

Robert and Joan Cowan collection

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1992

Collection consists of photocopies of records relating to Enderby and District from the B.C. Provincial Archives, the Surveyor General's Office, and the Heritage Conservation Branch. Includes correspondence and reports concerning the establishment of the Spallumcheen First Nation reserve; correspondence and reports concerning land grants, district lots, roads and bridges, homesteaders, squatters, and the government policy towards land grants in the railway belt, plus lists of pre-emptions from township registers and district lots registers. Also includes copies of corresondence concerning the Columbia Flouring Mill (1908-1915), copies of pages from the B.C. Provincial Police diaries kept by Enderby constables(1939-1950), plus copies of the census records (1891, 1901) for the district. Maps of roads, towns, homesteads and district lots accompany some of the correspondence.

Sisters of St. Ann (Anchorage, Alaska) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1969-1996

The fonds includes house chronicles (some in summary form), correspondence, pastoral work at the Alaska Native Medical Center. Rural Ministry reports, guest books, newspaper articles, write-ups and memorabilia about the centennial of the Sisters of St. Ann in Alaska (1886-1986), reference, and subject files.

Sisters of St. Ann (Anchorage, Alaska)

Skagway Sanatorium fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1947

The fonds consists of house chronicles, local council minutes, and some few references in the Pius X Mission (Skagway, Alaska) records.

Skagway Sanatorium

Cyprian Anthony fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1918-1964

The fonds consists of a diary/account book that begins in 1918 and ends in 1924. Comments and penmanship practice is written in ink by Cyrpian's wife, Annie Anthony, and ends in 1964. A list of memorabilia includes births and deaths of family members on page two spanning 1882-1922.

Anthony, Cyprian

Pius X Mission (Skagway, Alaska) fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932-1959

The fonds consists of historical write-ups, house chronicles, local house accounts, visitation, minutes; some informal and incomplete information re students.

Pius X Mission (Skagway, Alaska)

Fisheries Council of British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1997

The fonds is comprised of photographs documenting the activities and concerns of the west coast fishing industry: fishing boats, fishing and fish processing, fish plants and canneries, special events related to the promotion of fish products, Adams River sockeye runs, traditional First Nations fisheries, sports fishing, research on salmon, salmon habitat destruction, and hatchery and fishways construction and operations. The pictures were taken all along the British Columbia coast from the San Juan fishing grounds on southwestern Vancouver Island to Prince Rupert. Included are photographs taken at salmon producing lakes and rivers in the interior of British Columbia. Some of the photographs originated at food shows in Europe and the Tokyo wholesale fish market. The fonds includes 12 films with fishing related topics plus a small amount of textual material related to the photographs.

Fisheries Council of British Columbia

Dorothy Wanderer collection

  • Fonds
  • 1846-2002

The collection consists of research materials and notes collected by Dorothy in the process of her research. Included is a summary and time line of the establishment of reserves, a bibliography, extracts from the McKenna-McBride Commision, 1913 (B.C. Archives), extracts of letters from the Department of Indian Affairs (National Archives of Canada), extracts from City of Enderby correspondence (Enderby and District Museum Archives), notes and extracts from a variety of publications, and copies of articles from Enderby and Vancouver newspapers.

Harry Guillod fonds : 1890-1898

  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 198-?]

The fonds consists of a journal with diary entries and correspondence relating to his activities as West Coast Indian Agent.

Guillod, Harry

U'mista Cultural Centre photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1974]

The collection consists of photographs depicting Kwakwaka'wakw people in Alert Bay and on Vancouver Island from Fort Rupert in the north to Comox in the south. Collection includes photographs of individuals, families, village scenes, community activities, industry (primarily fishing), and of students at St. Michael's Residential School at Alert Bay.

U'mista Cultural Centre slides collection

  • Fonds
  • 1966-1980

The collection consists of slides of Alert Bay and area depicting people, totem poles, community events and activities, general scenes, and economic activity (particularly fishing). Collection incorporates the slides created by Bill Kraus.

U'mista Cultural Centre video tape collection

  • Fonds
  • 1974-1995

The collection consists of video tapes depicting aspects of the lives of Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwagiulth) peoples on Vancouver Island from Fort Rupert in the north to Comox in the south. Videotapes document community events, cultural activities (including potlatches), and origin myths of Kwakwaka'wakw villages and include interviews pertaining to family histories.

B.W. Leeson fonds

  • CA VPL 13901-14221
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900-1920]

The fonds consists of photographs of Quatsino, B.C., depicting panoramas, fishing, ships, native Indians, and logging.

Leeson, B.W.

Johan Helders fonds

  • CA VPL 54743-54774
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1925]-1937

The fonds consists of Helders' photographs taken in Vancouver, Ottawa, Friendly Cove, Williams Lake, Tofino, and Alert Bay depicting scenes, events, and native Indian life.

Helders, Johan

Sadie Thompson collection

  • CA ABL 983-349
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1927-1984]

The collection consists of scrapbooks containing records and clippings related primarily to native people and events in Alert Bay (including records relating to St. Michael's Indian Residential School) and on Vancouver Island and to missionary activities throughout B.C.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio fonds

  • CA JHS A.1985.001
  • Fonds
  • 1880-1983

The fonds consists of records from three distinct sources: the Leonard Frank Photo Studio, the Frank family , and the Landauer family. The records of Leonard Frank Photo Studio constitute those that remained after the closure of the business in 1983. They consist of photographs and textual records. The photographs cover many significant events and developments in British Columbia's history. Their major subject areas include logging, lumbering, mining, fishing and transportation; the construction of bridges and buildings in the Vancouver area; famous people; aboriginal peoples; and scenic views of mountainous, coastal, and urban areas. The photographs were taken by Leonard Frank and Otto Landauer. The textual records consist of photographic FindingAids, business correspondence, financial records, and historical and reference material. The records of the Frank family consist of the personal papers of Leonard and Bernard Frank. The records of the Landauer family consist of the personal papers of Otto Landauer and members of his family.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio

John Edward Brant fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR018
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1958

The fonds consists of a certificate of service in the Royal Navy, 1912-1922; genealogical records of John Brant and his family, including certificates of birth, marriage and death of Brant and his wife Elsie Reed Brant, and his father John Ojijatekha Brant-Sero, 1914-1958; and a typescript of a family history by Brant-Sero, "Some Descendants of Joseph Brant."

Brant, John Edward

British Columbia Indian Language Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR019
  • Fonds
  • 1973-1976

The fonds consists of manuscript of "Indian Legends of the North Pacific Coast of America", translation by Dietrich Bertz of Franz Boas' work "Indianische Sagen von der Nord-Pacifischen Kuste Amerikas", typescripts of works on the following subjects: ethnobotany of the Squamish and Okanagan Indians; knowledge and usage of land mammals, birds, insects, reptiles and amphibians; studies of the Bella Coola Indians; Lillooet stories; and utilization of fish by the Colville Okanagan, Mount Currie, Te'u'hus, Squamish, and Chase Shuswap Indians.

British Columbia Indian Language Project

Frank Cassidy fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR029
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1988, predominant 1977-1988

The fonds consists of research files for his private consulting work, with some material by colleagues and students from the Centre for Public Sector Studies mixed in. Most of the files contain photocopies of studies and submission by native bands and organizations, government documents and reports, journal articles, brochures, and clippings. Many have been originally marked as attachments, but some of the number sequences are no longer complete. There are very few holograph markings or notes, and hardly any manuscript material.

Cassidy, Frank

Frank Gilbert Roe fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR110
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1973

The fonds consists of records documenting Roe's life and work, including CPR time books and railroad operating booklets; drafts of chapters of "The North American Buffalo" and "The Canadian Buffalo Today", articles, newsclippings; unpublished transcripts and holographs of articles, drafts of essays, novels and short fiction, and transcripts of poetry by Roe; photographs of prairie scenes and locations in England and Wales; incoming and outgoing correspondence; reference files; personal documents of Roe and his wife, including birth certificate, marriage certificate and financial records; publishing contracts and agreements; ephemera; two copies of "The North American Buffalo", with annotations, and articles written by Roe on the buffalo, agriculture, Shakespeare and Marlowe, and variant drafts of "Getting the Know-How"; collected material including journals, brochures, and pamphlets; maps, some drawn by Roe, of Western Canada and the Northern United States, showing actual and proposed railway lines, the buffalo range, Indian trails and the extermination of the American bison; microfilm of the original manuscript of "The North American Buffalo"; and audio tape of interview with Roe by Naomi Radford.

Roe, Frank Gilbert

Percy Gentleman fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR269
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1931

The fonds consists of a scrapbook of samples of children's school work, including drawings, writing, maps, arithmetic and agricultural exercises (1912-1925); 5 paintings; and Christmas concert programmes from Grand Rapids School (1922-1924) and French Bay School (1925-1931). The French Bay programmes include class photographs for two years. The scrapbook contains some loose material and is in poor condition.

Gentleman, Percy, ca. 1886-1970

Gordon Head Exhibit Project fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR283
  • Fonds
  • 1991-1994

The fonds consists of 12 exhibit panels, and research files relating to the development of the exhibit. Files are arranged in the following series: Exhibit, Natural History, Straits Salish Songhees, Hudson's Bay Company, Early Settlers, Gordon head Settlers, Gordon Head Military, Gordon Head Campus, Miscellaneous.

University of Victoria (B.C.). Gordon Head Exhibit Project

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