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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.

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

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.

Archie H. Wills fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR394
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2004

The fonds consists of records relating to his career as a journalist and to his family life in Victoria. It has been arranged in two series, Autobiography and Writing. The Autobiography series consists of Archies autobiographical works, which document his service in World War I and his family life and career. It has been arranged into three sub-series: All in A Lifetime, My Life in the Army, and Travel. The Writing series consists of his published and unpublished work, and background material for it. The series shows his interest in making new generations of Victoria residents aware of their citys history and aware of World War I history. It has been arranged into two sub-series: Articles and Stories, and Broadcasts. Records include typed manuscripts, clippings of Archies published articles, photographs including photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, war medals, and ephemera.

Wills, Archie

Arthur and Harry Livesley fonds

  • CA KIM KM 987.75.34
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1955

The fonds consists of assessment and tax records, land and mineral claims, correspondence, and legal papers of Arthur and Harry Livesley.

Livesley, Arthur G.

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

Bick family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA012
  • Fonds
  • 1868-2002

Fonds consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, books, memoir, table cloth and official documents relating to the lives of members of the Bick family. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Werner Bick memoir series (2002), Prayer books series (1868–1933), Bick family photographs series ([1891?]–[200-]), Siegfried and Johanna Bick emigration documents series (1938–1939) and Household object series ([before 1979]).

Bick family

British Columbia Assessment Authority fonds

  • CA DMA CR-8
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1977

The fonds consists of administrative records from the British Columbia Assessment Authority and the Corporation of Delta. The fonds consists of correspondence, the majority of which is concerned with the confirmation of lease contracts by private citizens, corporations, and the Corporation of Delta. Here the lease contract is summarized and includes location and size of lot, length of lease, and rental cost. Other correspondence includes requests for information on clarification of lease contracts, tax assessment, status of other properties, and land survey reports. Also, there are lists of foreshore leases, survey plans, survey maps, two examination sketches, and copies of lease contracts.

British Columbia Assessment Authority

Chad Evans fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR049
  • Fonds
  • 1979-1991

The fonds consists primarily of drafts and research materials used to write his book "Frontier Theatre: A History of Nineteenth Century Theatrical Entertainment in the Canadian Far West and Alaska", published in 1982. Fonds includes musical scores and librettos, programs, photographs, scrapbook and four unpublished plays: "Murder Pattern," 1936; "Ascend as the Sun"; "Earth Song", by Herman Voaden; and "The Dragon", by Bertram Brooker.

Evans, Chad Arthur, 1951-

Charles Ora Card fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 11
  • Fonds
  • 1886 - ?

Fonds consists of the photocopied transcribed textual records of Charles Ora Card from 1886. Includes a biography from the oral history of his daughter, Pearl Card Sloan, transcribed diary entries from his Canadian travels in 1886, and a map outlining his travel route in Washington and British Columbia.

Card, Charles Ora

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR030
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1979

The fonds consists of lists of death and burial records of Chinese persons in Victoria, BC, 1902-1923; Chinese deceased in Canada, 1937; leave permits issued to the Chinese Hospital in Vancouver, Victoria, and other areas of B.C., 1908-1909; donation and fundraising records, subscription booklets, records of income and expenditures, receipts, Free Miners Certificates, national bonds, 1884-1912; population data; correspondence from the Commander in Shanghai, 1932; minutes of the Chinese Public School; correspondence regarding donations for victims of famines, droughts, and floods in China, and booklets recording donations; records of the Chinese Hospital, including report books on patients, doctor order books and consultation forms, 1956-1976.

The death and burial records series, 1902-1923 consists of: medical certificates of death for Chinese persons in Victoria, BC; and burial permits for Chinese persons in Victoria, BC, including permits issued by the Chinese Benevolent Cemetery Company.

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Victoria, B.C.)

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.)

Claire Heffernan fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR067
  • Fonds
  • 1980-1990

The fonds consists of research files on aquaculture, UVSS, VIPIRG, Campus Green Plan, and the Gordon Head exhibit.

Heffernan, Claire

Corporation of Delta Planning Department fonds

  • CA DMA 1990-002;1991-101
  • Fonds
  • 1956-1988

The fonds consists of records created and received by the Planning Department of the Corporation of Delta and its predecessors. Fonds includes records arising from various planning activities, including general development, industrial development, and land use. Records include correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, notes, and other materials.

Delta (B.C.). Planning Dept.

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

David and Regina Feldman fonds

  • CA VHEC RA021
  • Fonds
  • [18--]–1990

Fonds consists of identification papers, travel documents, letters of reference, ephemera as well as family photographs and heirlooms. Records document the Feldmans’ experience of the Holocaust in Poland, specifically their time in displaced persons camps, in Bergen-Belsen, as well as their immigration to and life in Canada.

Fonds is divided into the following two series: Regina Feldman series ([1923?]–[196-]), David Feldman series ([18--]–1990).

Feldman, David and Regina

Denis Marshall fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1939-2011

65 cm textual records
1746 Prints, photographic

Marshall, Denis Paul

Denys Nelson fonds : 1927

  • CA LCM MSS 110
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1985]

The fonds consists of 3 volumes of ringed binders, containing a copy of Denys Nelson's 1927 manuscript "Place Names of the Lower Fraser Valley", which includes an alphabetical listing of places, a dedication and covering letter to Reverend John C. Goodfellow, a discussion of various native tribes in the Lower Fraser Valley, B.C. area, and local pioneer histories.

Nelson, Denys

Department of Education– Rural Schools (Shuswap) Collection

  • CA SAM MS 145
  • Fonds
  • 1908

The collection comprises 12 books of registers for Tappen Valley School that span the years 1918-1920, a partial year for 1921, and 1922-1947.

The collection comprises 13 books of registers for Carlin Siding School that span the years 1908-1926.

The collection comprises correspondence between Lee Creek School Board and potential teachers and the Superintendent of Education from 1919-1928.

Department of Education - Rural Schools (Shuswap)

Donovan Clemson fonds

  • CA VPL 33501-34784
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1964

The fonds consists of photographs of towns, villages, farms, buildings and scenery in B.C. taken for the Fraser Valley Regional Library.

Clemson, Donovan

Edgar Wickberg fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1952-1997

The fonds consists of records which document Edgar Wickberg's research on Chinese land tenure systems and rural society, and the history of Chinese communities overseas. Materials include research notes, correspondence, computer printouts, newspaper and magazine clippings, photocopies of both archival documents and scholarly articles, and file cards and notes stored in file card boxes. The series are Land Tenure (divided into sub-series by region), Rural Localities in China, Chinese in Canada, Chinese in the United States, and File Cards.

Wickberg, Edgar

Eisinger family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA009
  • Fonds
  • 1916–2011, predominant 1939–[198-]

Fonds consists of vital records, passports and travel permits, correspondence, objects, photographs, letters of reference, and ephemera relating to the lives of members of the Eisinger family, as well as their family history. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Eisinger family government and vital records series (1916–1980); Eisinger, Marcus family correspondence series (1939–1954); Bedrich Eisinger Czechoslovak Army documents and objects series (1940–1946); Gerda Eisinger career documents series (1939–1977); Eisinger family photographs series (1937–[197-]); Reparation and compensation documents series (1951–2008); Eisinger genealogy research series (1994–2011); and Eisinger, Marcus family ephemera series ([194-]–1988).

Eisinger family

Erskine Burnett fonds

  • CA SAM MS 9
  • Fonds
  • 1878

Fonds consists of one photograph album compiled by Erskine Burnett called B.C’s Inland Empire (Kamloops, Revelstoke, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Osoyoos). It includes 527 second generation images mounted on white paper held together in a three ring binder.

Burnett, Erskine

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.

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