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Alberni Assessment District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1924

The fonds consists of school, real property and wild land assessment rolls (1919-1924) of the Alberni Assessment District.

Alberni Assessment District

A.E. Sage fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1945

The fonds consists of correspondence and manuscripts relating to the history of Armstrong and district.

Sage, A.E.

Nanaimo Zoning Board of Appeal fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1937-1967

Fonds consists of minutes of the Board of Appeal. Minute book also includes minutes of the Market Committee, the Waterworks Committee, the Court of Revision and Public Hearings.

Nanaimo (B.C.). Board of Appeal

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.

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.

Princeton Assessment District fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1910, 1924-1926

The fonds consists of assessment rolls for Princeton indicating assessment value of land and taxes paid.

Princeton Assessment District

Stirling family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1946

The fonds consists of seven series of material relating to C.J.R. Stirling's land purchases, and farming activities, his provincial exhibition awards, passports for family members, memorabilia for Mrs. Frances Stirling, Elvira Stirling, Ethel Stirling, and Gordon Stirling.

Stirling (family)

Valemount and Area Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1925-1991

The collection consists of maps and plans of the Valemount area including land use and village maps of Valemount, townsite plan and sketch map of Red Pass, B.C., map of Lucerne in Mount Robson Park, preemptors map of Tete Jaune Cache, B.C., and sketch maps, land use maps, and trap-line maps of the Valemount and Robson Valley areas. Collection includes Canadian National Railways trackage maps of Valemount and area (Robson Subdivision) and station plans.

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.

Victor B. Harrison fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1917-1918

The fonds consists primarily of applications, affidavits and correspondence regarding granting of crown grants to Nanaimo-area residents. Applications were processed in 1917, but include information about early settlers and the social aspects of their lives.

Harrison, Victor B.

Whistler Museum and Archives map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1911-1967

The collection consists of topographical maps, geological survey maps, recreation (e.g., trail) maps, preemption maps, mining claims maps and subdivision maps of the Whistler/Alta Lake area.

William (Bill) Drummond Loudon fonds

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1880] -[ca. 1980]

Fonds consists of records related to the Loudon family, the Loudon mine, and properties in the Wellington area. The fonds is arranged in series as follows: 1) Photographs; 2) Maps; 3) Loudon mine records; and 4) Personal papers.

Loudon, William Drummond

B.W. Pearse fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1859

The fonds consists of a field book entitled "Copy of Official Notes: Country Around Nanaimo". It records the surveying expedition of 1859 in the Cedar, Cranberry and Mountain Districts, and includes survey measurements, map sketches, and descriptions of the area, and a journal.

Pearse, Benjamin William

Nanaimo and Alberni District Assessment Office fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1884-1885

The fonds consists of assessment rolls, which list provincial land assessment for Oyster, South Cranberry, Cedar, Cranberry, Douglas, Nanaimo, Mountain, Wellington, Nanoose, Englishman's River, Qualicum, Lasqueti Island, Gabriola Island, Valdes Island, and Alberni. The rolls are listed by name of individual and include property value, income and other taxable details.

Nanaimo and Alberni District Assessment Office

Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum oral history collection

  • Fonds
  • [199-?]

The collection consists of oral history tapes relating to Prince George, British Columbia. The historical topics are of pioneer lifestyles and experiences; forestry; immigration; and, personal experiences of community growth in Prince George, British Columbia. The collection is arranged in the following series: 1. Pioneer Lifestyle/Experiences; 2. Multi Cultures/Immigration; 3. Industrial/Commercial Services; 4. Prince George History; and, 5. General History.

Trail City Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1858-1960

The collection consists of fire insurance maps, townsite plans, topographical maps, subdivision plans, road maps, street grade maps, zoning maps, building plans, sewer maps, and mineral reference maps of Trail and area, including Rossland and Tadanac. Collection includes architectural plans of the warehouse and sales building of West Kootenay Power and Light Company.

Wah Hing Land Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1940-1942

The fonds consists of a register, written in Chinese characters. It includes one receipt and one application to transfer money to the Bank of China.

Wah Hing Land Company

WX Ranch fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1979

The fonds consists of cash sales books and account books for the farm and other properties (including Sinclair, Canoe and Lakeshore) under the management of Don Raven.

WX Ranch

Esquimalt Municipal Archives map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1790-1991

The collection consists of maps, principally of Esquimalt, including municipal government maps and plans, maps of land expropriated by the federal government (for military purposes), and maps of land annexed by the municipality in 1968. The collection also includes fire insurance and street maps of Esquimalt and area.

Kamloops Museum and Archives maps and plans collection

  • Fonds
  • 1827-1981

The collection consists of cartographic material relating to Kamloops and district, the Nicola Valley, the North Thompson area, the Shuswap area, the Similkameen Valley, the Fraser Canyon, the Lillooet district, and the West Kootenays. Material includes survey maps, townsite plans, mineral rights maps, subdivision plans, road maps, and fire insurance maps.

David Taylor fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1894

Fonds consists of legal papers related to properties connected to David Taylor. Includes Agreement for Land Sale - David Taylor to James McGregor, Texada Island (1888); Assignment-AB Anderson to David Taylor (1893); Tax Payment Verification on property-S Gough, Tax Collector (1894); Memorandum of Agreement between Samuel M. Robins (Nanaimo) and David Taylor (Gabriola Island) (1887); Indenture- Elijah Bray to Mrs. Emma Richards (1892); Agreement-Syndicate members agreement to sale of lands and division of proceeds (1890); Lein Search-Property of Emma Richards Land Registry (1894) and Land Sale Agreement- Samuel Greer to David Taylor (1886).

Taylor, David

City of Armstrong fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1906-1947

The fonds consists of expenditure books, assessment rolls, property tax rolls, social welfare records, records of the Motor Vehicle Office, improvement rolls, land ownership section and water records, debentures, and bank records.

Armstrong (B.C.)

Alfred G. King fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1930-1943

The fonds consists of correspondence from 1930 with provincial government officials concerning survey work undertaken by King, as well as miscellaneous correspondence concerning real estate and survey work.

King, Alfred G.

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