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CA SFU F-77 · Collection · 1984 - 1987

The Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection documents the histories of immigrants from the Punjab Province of India who came to Canada between 1912 and 1938. The project was initiated by Hari Sharma, Professor of Sociology at SFU, who conducted the interviews with the assistance of a graduate student.

The interview subjects, primarily Sikhs, discuss such topics as why they came to Canada, the journey to Canada, adjustment to Canadian society upon arrival, employment in Canada, family life, and their ongoing links with their country of origin. Appendices include an interview guide prepared by Hari Sharma and an article about the project.

Sharma, Hari
Verdun Casselman fonds
CA FTST MS 39 · Fonds · 1982-1987, photocopied 1987

Fonds consists of the textual records of Verdun Casselman from 1982-1987. Includes correspondence, research material re Bull River, notes, clippings, and photographs.

Casselman, Verdun, 1916-1990
CA BOW MS 28 · Fonds · 1980 - 1992

The fonds consists of records created and collected by the Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation and two subsidiaries: the Adams Road Development Water Utility and the Sealeigh Park Water Users Society. The records contain legal and financial documents, minutes and memoranda, maps, plans, reports and collected reference materials.

Sealeigh Park Strata Development Corporation
Robert Prittie fonds
CA BOW MS 48 · Fonds · 1961 - 1975

The fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Robert Prittie. It include records of cottage rentals on Bowen Island (1961-1963), correspondence and published materials relating to land use, development, and community planning on the Bowen Island (1962-1974), and GVRD electoral district zoning maps (1961-1962).

Prittie, Robert W.
CA SFU F-144 · Fonds · 1958 - 2011

The fonds consists of records made or received by the WDCAG and reflect the administration and operation of the organization. Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters and publications, and other documents.

Canadian Association of Geographers: Western Division
Harper Honey Family Fonds
CA SAM MS 151 · Fonds · 1947

The fonds is divided into 30 series and consists of business accounts and building plans related to Henry Ivens Harper and his life in Salmon Arm. Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Harper Honey Family
Helen Chambers fonds
CA BOW MS 8 · Fonds · 1947 - 1980

The fonds consists of the personal papers of Helen Chambers as well as papers accumulated by her regarding Bowen Island civic societies. Textual materials include legal papers and correspondence relating to land use and taxation (1947-1967), minutes and constitutions of civic societies (1967-1978), and notes from a Bowen Island Historians research project.

Chambers, Helen
Mayer Levit fonds
CA VHEC RA031 · Fonds · [before 1945]–1953

The records in this fonds pertain to the experience of Mayer Levit after his liberation from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. These include transit and identification documents, a prayer book, embroidered towel, ration card and official documents attesting to his status as prisoner and his subsequent application for compensation.

Levit, Mayer
Denis Marshall fonds
Fonds · 1939-2011

65 cm textual records
1746 Prints, photographic

Marshall, Denis Paul
Galbraith family fonds
CA FTST MS 6 · Fonds · 1923, [copied 197-]

Fonds consists of the textual records of the Galbraith family. Includes correspondence and a pre-emption claim.

Galbraith (family)
Sender Mines fonds
CA VHEC RA014 · Fonds · 1922–[195-], predominant 1946–1952

Fonds consists of photographs, International Refugee Organization (IRO) documents, court document, correspondence, and German driver’s license relating to the life of Sender Mines. Fonds has been arranged in the following series: SM photographs series (1922–[195-]), SM IRO documents series (1949–1951), Court document series (1951), and Bund der Verfolgten des Naziregimes e.V. (BVN) correspondence series (1951).

Mines, Sender
Ruth Adair Peterson Fonds
Fonds · 1921

The title based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is divided into five series containing 7 books of watercolour paintings of family scenes, landscapes, two autograph books and two photographic prints.

Ruth Adair Peterson
Merville Community Records
Item · 1919-1945

Merville was created as a land settlement scheme for WW I returned soldiers initiated by the provincial government in 1919.
Item 1: Settlement Committee Minute book, 1919-1922. Item 2: Lists of Land Settlement Board settlers and the order in which they drew their allotments, 1919. Item 3: Accounts for community events, 1935-1945. Item 4: Merville Committee minutes, 1936-1937.

Merville committees
Sonner family fonds
CA VHEC RA010 · Fonds · 1916-2007

Collection consists of vital records, administrative documents, original drawings, publications, educational certificates, academic papers, photographs, correspondence, letters of reference and audio-visual testimony relating to the life and work of Eric and Rose Sonner. Records detail the vital statistics, career history, education, travels and emigration efforts of the family from the late 1940s until the mid-2000s. Collection has been arranged into the following series: Terezín (1942–1945); Prague (1946–1949); Academic works (horticulture) (1947–1950); Correspondence and ephemera (1949–2000); Vital statistics records (Canada) (1949–2007); Eric Sonner testimony ([194-]–[before 2009]); and Photographs ([192-], 2016).

Sonner family
Granite Trading Association
Fonds · 1915

The fonds is divided into 31 series and consists of minutes, correspondence, leases, plans, photographs, and samples of documentary artifacts related to the running of the co-operative.

Granite Trading Association
CA SAM MS 141 · Fonds · 1914

Title based on the contents of the fonds. The collection is arranged into five series and consists of certificates, correspondence, and photographs.

John and Elizabeth Jackson
Fonds · 1912 - 1970

Collection consists of maps and plans of the University campus and of the University Endowment Lands (now Pacific Spirit Park). The collection was started by UBC Library and is now continued by the UBC Archives. The collection is arranged in several series. Maps are filed, depending on their dimensions, in either map cabinets or vertical files.

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
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)
H.G. Sherriff fonds
Fonds · 1907

The fonds consists of a diary spanning from April 20 to September 23, 1907 and a contract between Sherriff, his partner W. Phillip and E. Stuart Wood.

Sherriff, H.G.
Indo-Canadian collection
CA SFU F-145 · Collection · 1900 - 1999

From 1979-1981 the University Archives collected historical information on the Indo-Canadian Community in British Columbia with a view towards acquiring records in this area. The Archives prepared a bibliography, and made copies of relevant material. According to Professor Hugh Johnston, the collection contains a fairly complete set of all articles written up to 1980 about Indo-Canadians in BC. The Archives also acquired some photographs from the community. Since the conclusion of the project, the Archives has shifted its primary acquisition focus away from ethnic collections.

Collection consists of photocopied magazine articles, theses, books, reports, newspaper clippings and other secondary sources about Indo-Canadians. The information is primarily about the Sikh community, but there is also some material on Hindu immigrants. There is one file of photographic prints and negatives.

Collection also contains one file of correspondence with Ray Hundle, who corresponded with the University Archives regarding his research on the possible establishment of a Sikh temple in Golden, BC in 1880.

Material is in Punjabi and English.

Archives and Records Management Department
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
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
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.)