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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

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.

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 The Writing series consists of his published and unpublished work, and background material for it.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.

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.

Grand Trunk Pacific Development Company Limited fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1910

The fonds consists of maps published by the Grand Trunk Pacific Development Company Limited between 1909 and 1910. It includes maps of Prince Rupert and Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 of Prince Rupert.

Grand Trunk Pacific Development Company Limited

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

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

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.

Lardeau Townsite Company fonds

  • CA KMA 0.2884
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1894

The fonds consists of a daybook and account book of the Lardeau Townsite Company.

Lardeau Townsite Company

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.

Provincial Collector (Penticton) fonds

  • CA BOU BM 993-011
  • Fonds
  • 1949-1958

The fonds consists of records of the Provincial Collector at Penticton relating to tax assessment and sales of property of the Cascade Development Company and Columbia and Western Railway Company in the Kettle River Valley in the Boundary region of B.C.

British Columbia. Provincial Collector (Penticton, B.C.)

Salmon Arm Museum map collection

  • Fonds
  • 1907-1967

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

Grand Forks 20,000 Club fonds

  • CA BOU BM 967-008-2-22
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1908

The fonds consists of minutes (1906-1907), cashbook 1906-1908), and correspondence and receipts (1906-1907) of the club.

Grand Forks 20,000 Club

F.W. Groves fonds

  • CA KLA 988.64
  • Fonds
  • 1893-1897

The fonds consists of diaries relating to Groves' activities as a surveyor.

Groves, F.W.

J.D. Anderson fonds

  • CA TCA 1953-1
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1907

The fonds consists of field notes of two separate properties and a field book of J.D. Anderson, provincial land surveyor.

Anderson, J.D.

James Bannerman fonds

  • CA KMA 0.2868
  • Fonds
  • 1920-1925

The fonds consists of a letterbook of Bannerman's business correspondence.

Bannerman, James

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)

Napolean Peter Casorso fonds

  • CA KEL Add. MSS. 50
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1997, predominate 1922-1987

Fonds has been arranged into eight Series. Each series has been broken down by subject and filed chronologically, either by date or alphabetically. The fonds reflect the material kept and collected by Pete Casorso. The records date from 1885 - 1997, but are predominantly from 1922 - 1987, the year after his death. The fonds focuses on the business and financial records kept by Pete Casorso. The files represent his business interests whether it is Mountview Sawmills Ltd. Pioneer Ranch, Casorso Brothers Ltd. and the many properties he owned or co-owned, mining interests (especially Lexington Mines Ltd. and Notre Dames Des Mines). Also included are records relating to insurance and legal indentures, personal records such as correspondence. Many of the records are handwritten and offer a glimpse into the life and times of Pete Casorso, Kelowna pioneer, farmer and businessman. on contents. Fonds has been arranged into 8 series: They include 1) Financial: Bank Statements, Securities, and Income Tax, 1885-1986; 2) Real Estate: sorted by Lot number, 1930-1987; 3) Correspondence: general 1912-1979; 4) Business Records: general, Mountview Sawmills Ltd., Farm Management, Pioneer Ranch, Mining including: Lexington Mines Ltd., Notre Dames Des Mines Ltd. 1907-1987; 5) Legal: Wills, Patent, Indentures 1922-1987; 6) Insurance: Property, Life and Automobile 1926-1981; 7) Personal: Correspondence and Family History, note: some restrictions 1926-1983; 8) Ephemera: Fruit and Vegetable industry, mining, miscellaneous 1919-1982.

Casorso, Napolean Peter, 1888-1987

Wallsworth Cemetery fonds : 1964

  • CA LCM MSS 101
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1982]

The fonds consists of incomplete history notes on various people buried in Wallsworth Cemetery, Langley, B.C., a letter from Mrs. W.B. Dawkins to the Municipality of Langley regarding locating the cemetery and graves of pioneers in what used to be called Fernridge, B.C., and sketched maps of rural lots in Langley, B.C.

Wallsworth Cemetery

Walter Reynolds Hall fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 6
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1917, 1984

The fonds consists of copies made in 1984 of correspondence and land records, including articles of agreement, property conveyances, receipts, mortgages, deeds of land, and assessment notices of W.R. Hall concerning primarily land transactions involving George Henry Pratt, Alex Ritchie, George A. Jacobs, and Charles Reid dating back to 1898-1915, and 1947. There are original records from 1912-1917 documenting payments made by Walter Reynolds Hall to Rev. H.A. Burton and correspondence between Hall and Montgomery Ward & Co. from Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Hall, Walter Reynolds

Kruger family fonds

  • CA OSOY MS 3
  • Fonds
  • 1853-1900

Fonds consists of the textual records of the Theodore Kruger family from 1853-1900. Includes correspondence, financial records, legal records, personal documents, and ephemera.

Kruger (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.

Thomas T. McVittie fonds

  • CA FTST MS 55
  • Fonds
  • 1877-1917

Fonds consists of the textual records of Thomas T. McVittie. Includes field books, index to the field books, notes, and maps.

McVittie, Thomas T., 1855-1918

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