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Alberni District Historical Society Archives map collection

  • Collection
  • 1886-1993

The collection consists of settlement maps (including townsite and subdivision plans), land use maps, street maps, logging and forest road maps, mineral claim maps, railroad and rights-of-way maps, real estate maps, recreational maps (including parks), and other maps of communities and areas in the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

Albert March fonds

  • CA EMA V990.8;990.13;M991.2
  • Fonds
  • 1896, [ca. 1920-1942]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Pioneer Street village (Esquimalt, B.C.) and of the Point Ellice Bridge disaster. Fonds includes a map relating to the expropriation of Esquimalt Village during World War II.

March, Albert

Cawston family fonds

  • CA HED 988.175
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1930-1945]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting the Cawston family, scenes of Hedley, and residents of Hedley and area (Similkameen Valley). Fonds includes a collection of photographs of Bill Miner accumulated by Vera Cawston.

Cawston (family)

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.

Langley Centennial Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1859-1980

The collection consists of maps and plans primarily of the Langley area and of the Fraser Valley including townsite maps, lot plans (including Hudson's Bay Company farm lots), and other land use maps of Langley, Fort Langley and area, topographic maps, and road and street maps.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca.1910]-1944

The fonds consists of Leonard Frank's photographs of B.C. depicting industry (including logging), military, railways and scenery and of Vancouver depicting streets, businesses, buildings, ships, and panoramas.

Leonard Frank Photo Studio

Philip S. Quelch fonds

  • CA DMA CR-58
  • Fonds
  • 1922-1927

The fonds consists of black and white copy prints of personnel, equipment and operations at the Ladner Lumber Mill, their outfit and the Savage's outfit. Also contains photographs of Philip Quelch and friends at leisure, many group photos, photographs of Ladner buildings, the ferry, Ladner's Landing, the Ladner War Memorial, and the dance hall at Point Roberts.

Quelch, Philip S.

Port Moody Station Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1990]

The collection consists of maps and plans of the Port Moody and Coquitlam areas, including railroad maps and plans and townsite and subdivision maps.

Ruth Craven fonds

  • CA EMA V984.7
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1945

The fonds consists of photographs of the Craven family and of parks, streets, ships, and houses at Esquimalt.

Craven, Ruth

Salmon Arm Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1967

The collection consists of maps of western Canada, British Columbia and the Salmon Arm area.

Maple Ridge Museum photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1850-2001]

The collection consists of photographs of scenes, events, industry and people in the Maple Ridge area, including the communities of Whonnock, Hammond, Haney, Port Haney, Yennadon, Websters Corner, Ruskin, Albion, and The Ridge.

Edward De Costa fonds

  • CA EMA V987.23
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1935]

The fonds consists of photographs of Yarrows Ltd. shipyard and other Esquimalt scenes.

De Costa, Edward, 1918-

Enderby and District Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1888-1966

The collection consists of township and property maps, timber berth maps, topographical maps, road maps, and general city maps of the Enderby district.

Donald Cholmondeley fonds

  • CA EMA V988.5
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of photographs of various scenes of Greater Victoria (ca. 1950).

Cholmondeley, Donald

Driver family fonds

  • CA EMA 985.17
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1921

The fonds consists of photographs of the Driver family, depicting family members, the family home, and scenes of Esquimalt.

Driver (family)

Ida Madeline Gunterman fonds

  • CA VPL 16762-16773
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890-1910]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Lardeau area of B.C. including portraits and images depicting scenery and pioneer life.

Gunterman, Ida Madeline

Harry T. Devine fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1898

The fonds consists of Devine's photographs depicting early Vancouver, including scenes, buildings, and a portrait of Vancouver's first City Council.

Devine, Harry T.

Ken Young photograph collection : [ca. 1880]-1947

  • CA DMA CR-102
  • Fonds
  • [Copied 1980]

The collection consists of copy prints and negatives created and assembled by Ken Young as a research project which he did as a student at the University of British Columbia. The collection consists of copies of original photographs taken of the Delta area of British Columbia between 1880 and 1950, including buildings and street scenes in Ladner, Port Guichon, Westham Island, and Annieville, as well as some scenes of Victoria. The collection includes photographs of family homes, barns, businesses, ferries and boats, as well as formal portraits, social scenes, and photographs of people at work fishing, farming, and in the milk and fish canneries. Also included are family trees, correspondence, and clippings.

Kimberley District Heritage Society historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1917-1989]

The collection consists of photographs of Kimberley and area, including Marysville, the Sullivan Mine, and Chapman Camp, depicting individuals, families, and community groups; personnel, facilities, and operations of the Sullivan Mine; community events and activities; sports activities in the area (including curling, skiing, and ice hockey); and, general scenes. The collection includes photographs created and accumulated by Cominco's Sullivan Mine (earlier the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada) and by local professional photographers Peter Faulkner and Charles Wormington.

Thomas Brunsdon fonds

  • CA EMA V991.41
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1912-1937]

The fonds consists of photographs of the Brunsdon family and scenes of Esquimalt.

Brunsdon, Thomas, 1923-

Vancouver Public Library historical photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1860]-1981

The collection consists of photographs depicting scenes and aspects of life in Vancouver and in other locations in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory from ca. 1860. The subjects depicted include forestry, mining, fishing, transportation, shipping, and construction as well as buildings, interiors, landscapes, people and significant events in B.C.'s past.

Trinity Western University photograph collection

  • CA TWU C 01
  • Fonds
  • 1950-2000

The collection consists of over 5000 photographs documenting the history of Trinity Western University; included are images of administrators, faculty, staff, students, campus grounds and buildings, events, guest speakers, and aerial views of the campus.

Maritime Museum of British Columbia chart collection

  • Fonds
  • 1775-1985

The collection consists of nautical charts created by over forty institutions, including the Canadian Hydrographic Service, the Admiralty Hydrographic Office, the U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, the Danish Hydrographic Office, the London Board of Trade and the British East Indian Company. The largest number focus on waters around British Columbia, along with a number of surveys charting the coast of Alaska. The collection also includes charts, including Admiralty charts, of water of the United States, Europe, Africa, and Australia and New Zealand. The collection also contains LORAN charts, meteorological charts, fleet reviews and shipwreck charts.

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