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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.

Walter Anchikoski fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1945-1955

Fonds consists of one typed manuscript (45 pages) written by Walter Anchikoski describing the various logging camps, logging practices, people and places where he worked. It includes excellent descriptions of the places where he worked and the logging practices of the 1950s.

Anchikoski, Walter, 1929-

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

Ernest F. Keir fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of Keir's photographs depicting mining in the Yukon and scenes of Dawson City and the Chilkoot Pass.

Keir, Ernest F.

Maritime Museum of British Columbia photograph collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1890]-1995

The collection consists of photographic prints and negatives of maritime activity (predominantly vessels and ships crews) occurring in North America, the largest percentage relating to the West Coast. The collection includes photographs of maritime vessels of World War I and World War II vintage, Royal Navy vessels, and naval officers.

Robertson family fonds

  • Fonds
  • [197-]

Fonds consists of a manuscript, in question and answer format, about coal mining written by Thomas Robertson. Fonds also includes copies of clippings from Mrs. Robertson's scrapbook. Clipping topics include: Ripple Rock, mine rescue competitions, and family events.

Robertson (family)

Vancouver Maritime Museum salmon can label collection

  • Fonds
  • [189-?]- [194-?]

The collection consists of original salmon can labels printed for packing companies along the west coast of British Columbia and Washington. Some of the labels are from companies located overseas such as C.E. Morton (New Zealand) Limited and Tokyo Food Products Limited. The collection includes labels in four sizes rectangular labels measuring 3 oz, 7 oz, and 15 oz; and one round label.;The collection is arranged by packing company into the following series:;1) A.G.K.; 2) Allied Export Co., 3) Anderson & Miskin Ltd.; 4) Anglo-British Columbia Packing Co.; 5) Balfour, Gurthrie and Co. Ltd.; 6) Bluewater Fisheries Ltd.; 7) British American Packing Co.; 8) British Columbia Distributors Co. Ltd.; 9) British Columbia Packers Limited; 10) C. & E. Morton Ltd.; 11) C. & E. Morton (N.Z.) Ltd.; 12) Calkins & Burke Ltd.; 13) Canadian Beauty Packing Co., 14) Canadian Fishing Company; 15) Coastal Inlet Co. Ltd.; 16) Concordia Group; 17) Crofts Stores Ltd.; 18) Evans, Coleman & Evans Ltd.; 19) Fidalgo Island Canning Co.; 20) George L. McNichol Co. Ltd.; 21) Gosse-Millerd Ltd.; 22) Grace Bros. Ltd.; 23) Interprovincial Co-Operatives Ltd.; 24) J.H. Todd & Sons Ltd.; 25) Joseph Nathan & Co. Ltd.; 26) M. of F. Ltd.; 27) Morris & Co. Ltd.; 28) Nelson Bros. Fishers Ltd.; 29) North Pacific Packers Ltd.; 30) Powell & Russel Ltd.; 31) Shafer-Haggart Ltd.; 32) Sparta S.V. Ltd.; 33) Thomas G. Stewart Ltd.; 34) Tokyo Food Products Ltd.; 35) Wallace Fisheries Ltd.; 36) Walter Reid & Co. Ltd.; 37) Watkins, Low Ltd.; 38) W.C. Douglas Ltd.; 39) Unknown Company Labels; 40) E.A. Wadhams.

Alfred Albert Paull fonds

  • CA VPL 1401-1713;1938-1976;8356-8370
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1927

The fonds consists of photographs depicting mining in Anyox and Kimberley, B.C., and of various aspects of logging in B.C.

Paull, Alfred Albert

Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd. fonds

  • CA UNBC 2001.26
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1996

This fonds consists of 14,764 color, and black & white photographs and negatives either loose or in photo albums ; 3,616 color slides ; 35cm of sound and moving images (including 3 - 16mm color films, 3 mini DVs, 6 CDs, and 19 VHS video cassettes); and 1.26m of textual records.

Northwood Pulp and Timber

Cominco Limited fonds

  • CA TCA 86.1;91.9;1997-4
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1981

The fonds consists of land survey field notes, mining notes, reports (including a chronological record of outstanding events in the history of the company), correspondence relating to ceremonies and celebrations Cominco sponsored or participated in, and annual reports of the company's Refining Department (1950-1954). Fonds also includes indexes to Cominco historical correspondence and miscellaneous items: 1. "Alphabetic Index to Cominco's Historical Correspondence and Records, 1896-1981"; 2. Box/Envelope List (filelist) of Cominco historical records, 1896-1981 (relates to the alphabetic index); 3. File list of PRC reports, with microfilm/reel numbers; 4. Manuscript (typed) of "A Portrait of Progress: the Consolidated Cominco Story" (two looseleaf binders - 441 pages plus appendices, parts 1-2); 5. Another, edited version of "A Portrait of Progress" (unbound, no table of contents); 6. Submission on tax reform to Parliamentary Committee, 1970; 7. Miscellaneous, including notes from a Nov. 13, 1986 meeting of Cominco staff re disposition of historical records, and a numerical list/index of company names, place names, etc. (no indication is given as to which set of files the numerical index covers).

Cominco

Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum maritime collection

  • CA MMB 987.7.1-89;987.8.1-24
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1909

The collection consists of 91 volumes of log books of North Pacific sealing vessels detailing crews, seals taken and hunting area; 9 volumes of Entrance and Clearance logs for Burrard Inlet, Nanaimo and Victoria (1872-1889), and other assorted records relating to maritime activities.

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

Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd. fonds

  • CA FFG A994.10.1;A994.10.2;P994.10.3
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1986

The fonds consists of Northwood Pulp & Timber Ltd.s operational and administration records for the sawmills located throughout the northern interior and Prince George, British Columbia under their control during 1952 to 1986. The records provide an extensive look into the sawmill operation from legislation, policies and procedures to the financial records and the sawmill operation itself. The administration records for all the sawmills as well as the corresponding maps and aerial photographs include: finance/revenue, production; Forest Management Licences; Forest Management Plans; Inventory; Silviculture-Regen.; Royal Commission Briefs; Development Plans; Legislation and Regulations; Applications for Timber Forest Licence (TFL); Cruising/Valuation; Reforestation; Working Plans; Soil Scarification; Surveys; Logging/Working Plans; Timber Sale Harvesting Licence (TSHL); Annual Reports; Studies; Aerial Photographs; correlating maps; forest cover maps; inventory maps and topographical maps. The sawmills to which these records relate are: Alexander Forest Industries Ltd., Intercontinental Pulp Co. Ltd.; Hansard Lumber Co. Ltd.; Germanvoitch Sawmill Ltd.; Upper Fraser Spruce Mills Ltd.; Church Mill Ltd.; Shelly Development Ltd.; Sinclair Spruce Lumber Ltd.; Eagle Lake Sawmill Ltd.; McGregor Sawmill Ltd.; Penny Spruce Lumber Co. Ltd.; Bulkley Valley Pulp & Timber Ltd.; United Forest Products Ltd. and Fitchner Lumber Co. Ltd.

Northwood Pulp and Timber

Marine Environmental Science collection

  • CA UVICARCH AR151
  • Collection
  • 1928-2000, predominant 1962-1996

The collection consists of rare and difficult to obtain limited distribution documents relating to specific case studies, most of which have been printed and distributed by governments and industrial agencies. They generally contain environmental data, and may have interpretive sections. Some documents contain copies of government permits and associated correspondence. The collection is arranged in five primary research subjects: Pulp and Paper Mills, Toxicolocy, Victoria Sewage, Coast and Island Mines, and Regional Collections. Each subject is divided into case studies. Within each case study, documents are arranged in alphabetical order by author.

Leary family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-54
  • Fonds
  • 1897-[196-?]

Textual records consist of legal records belonging to A.R. Leary including land deeds, mortgage papers, and fire insurance policies. The fonds also includes British Columbia history and geography textbooks, newspaper clippings, a June 3, 1948 issue of the Ladner Optimist, school certificates, a short history of Vancouver, May Day raffle tickets, rules and regulations of the Grand Black Chapter of Ireland, programs, receipts, notebooks, correspondence, etc. It also contains genealogical notes on the Leary family compiled by Mabel MacNamara and Laura Miller. The fonds includes photographs of men during the gold rush, Knickerbocker's Barber Shop, schools and students, Ladner Ferry, World War I tanks, logging, canneries, ferries, etc. as well as photographs of various members of the Leary family.

Leary (family)

Charles Grant fonds

  • CA MMB L3237
  • Fonds
  • 1891-1912

The fonds consists of Grant's papers as able seaman and hunter in sealing vessels operating out of Victoria, B.C. Fonds includes items such as wages for seal skins, itemized list of purchases for sealing trips, correspondence, and lists of vessels, position and dates of service.

Grant, Charles

Melville Jack fonds

  • CA MMB L4593;L4594;L4595
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1935

The fonds consists of continuous certificate of discharge (1917-1925) and other certificates and indentures of Melville Jack. Fonds includes postcards of the ships Princess Alice and Princess Elaine.

Jack, Melville, b. 1896

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