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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.

Hilary Stewart fonds

  • CA UBCMOA 122
  • Fonds
  • 1962 - 2005

Fonds consists of material related to the art, research, and writing of Hilary Stewart. The bulk of the material is related to the production of her books on the culture and art of the First Nations peoples of the Pacific Northwest. The remaining material relates to illustrations that she did for publications by other authors, a small amount of material done for personal use, and collected research and ephemera that does not appear to be related to one specific publication. Material includes original illustrations, collected research and notes, book drafts and pre-press materials, photographs, correspondence, and collected memorabilia.

The material has been arranged into three series:
1 - Books
2 - Illustrations and other artwork
3 - Collected research and ephemera

Hilary M. Stewart

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.

Minn Sjolseth fonds

  • CA UBCMOA 144
  • Fonds
  • 1966-1999

The fonds reflects Minn Sjolseth's artistic career and travels to First Nations communities throughout British Columbia and Alaska with her husband Anthony Carter. Contents of the fonds depict First Nations cultures in British Columbia between 1960 and 1980, including Haida, Coast Salish, Kwakwaka'wakw, Gitsegukla, Kispiox, and Nisga'a. Several of the contents depict notable figures, including Chief Dan George and August Jacks.

The fonds includes textual records including correspondence, ephemera, newspaper clippings; graphic materials such as photographs, slides, negatives, and transparencies that depict Sjolseth’s travels and artworks; and artworks produced by Sjolseth including paintings, drawings, and prints.

The fonds is organized into the following series:

  1. Personal records
  2. Artwork an Exhibition records
  3. Artworks

Minn Sjolseth

Lilo Berliner fonds

  • CA UBCMOA 145
  • Fonds
  • Nov. 1968 - 1975

Fonds consists of negative images of petroglyphs largely from the Pacific west coast of North America. Most of the images are from sites located in British Columbia, but there are also images from sites in Washington State, New Mexico, and other areas of the United States and Mexico. There are also images of artifacts, masks, totem poles, wood carvings, and graveyards. Images of family travels, landscapes, wild animals, and house cats are interspersed within the collection.

Lilo Berliner

Nuu-chah-nulth Photograph Collection

  • CA UBCMOA 146
  • Collection
  • [192-?]

The collection consists of eight photographs likely taken in the Nuu-chah-nulth community in the 1920's. Some of the photographs may have been taken by Catherine, the daughter of an early Indian Agent named Augustus Cox. They include a number of images that appear to be a Samiilth or Saatlsaach ceremony, with K'aanaatla mimicking wolves. Some of these images are taken near a seaside village, which shows various types of structures and canoes. Other images taken on a beach show canoe runs, as well as two images of individuals in robes and headdresses. Another image shows a detailed view of two headdresses. There are also images of what seem to be preparations for a parade, with individuals dressed in costumes and decorated motorcars nearby.

Beverley Brown fonds

  • CA UBCMOA 17
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1937 - ca. 1949]

The fonds consists of 478 photographs, predominantly of students at the St. Michael’s Residential School in Alert Bay. Beverley Brown and her friends took the photographs between ca. 1937 and ca. 1945 using Brown’s camera. Photographs from this period include shots of the students with their friends and of social events, as well as posed class photographs. These class photographs were taken by school supervisors who subsequently sold the prints to other students. Other photographs were taken in Brown’s hometown, Bella Bella, and in the area of the Namu cannery. These show weddings, fishing boats, landscapes, and buildings. Peter Mason Sr., Brown’s father, had the photographs developed in Vancouver.

The fonds has been arranged into three series:

  1. St. Michael’s Residential School photographs
  2. Bella Bella photographs
  3. Langley High School photographs

Brown, Beverley

Anthony Carter fonds

  • CA UBCMOA 25
  • Fonds
  • [194-] - 2018, predominant 1966 - 1979

The fonds consists of photographs, transparencies, negatives, prints, slides, textual records and objects. Contents of the fonds primarily reflect First Nations cultures in British Columbia between 1960 and 1980, including the Haida, Coast Salish (formerly Burrard Reserve), Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw), Gitsegukla and Ans'pa yaxw (Kispiox) nations. Notable First Nations personalities and artists documented include Chief Dan George, Gerry Marks, Henry Hunt and Norman Tait. Contents also include: B.C. landscapes such as Gwayasdums (Gilford Island), Klemtu, Mamalilikulla and Uchucklesaht; First Nations children; First Nations exhibits, totem poles and installations at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and for the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, Japan. The original accession was arranged in series according to Carter's published works which focus on specific localities, communities, individuals and subject matter, with additional series related to Carter's photojournalistic work and personal recordkeeping added in 2019 when an accrual was made to the fonds.

Carter, Anthony

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

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