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Canadian Jewish Congress, Pacific Region fonds

  • CA JHS A.2011.016, A.2007.013
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1999

The fonds consists of records including the administrative and operational files of the branch.

Canadian Jewish Congress. Pacific Region

Mennonite Central Committee British Columbia fonds

  • CA MEN 988.5
  • Fonds
  • 1659, 1878- , predominant 1960-

The fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, and other records of the MCC-BC and its predecessors (including the Provincial Mennonite Relief Committee, British Columbia and the Provincial Mennonite Relief and Immigration Committee). Fonds includes records relating to national and international affiliates as well as some collected material on Mennonites.

Mennonite Central Committee British Columbia

Emlen Littel fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR083
  • Fonds
  • 1971-1993

The fonds consists of environmental subject files, which include reports, clippings, correspondence, and letters to newspaper editors.

Littel, Emlen

Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1988

The fonds consists of constitution, minutes, correspondence, financial statements, annual reports, membership lists, ledger books, family registers, and subject files. The minutes, correspondence and other materials reflect the efforts of the Conference of Mennonites in developing the churches and their ministry in the province, as well as their ministry worldwide. Fonds incorporates records of the Bethel Bible Institute, the Bethel Youth Hostel, and family registers for parishes in Abbotsford, Armstrong, Black Creek, Coghlan, Mission City, Sardis, Vancouver and Yarrow.

Conference of Mennonites in British Columbia

Cyril E. Leonoff fonds

  • CA JHS A.1998.010, A.2008.007, A.1968.001, A.1971.002, A.2007.017, A.2007.009, A.2011.007, A.2010.055
  • Fonds
  • 1971-2000

The fonds consists of some administrative and operational records for the Society, generated by Mr. Leonoff in his capacity as a director, an extensive collection of historical research material, as well as drafts and correspondence relating to publication of this historical research material in various monographs and articles.

Leonoff, Cyril E.

Derrick and Gwen Mallard fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR372
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2001, predominant 1980-1996

The fonds is arranged in 12 series: Alpha-numeric series (A1-W27), 1959-93; Derrick Mallard series, 1947-2001; Gwen Mallard series, 1968-97; B.C. Environmental Associations, 1972-2000; BC Environmental newsletters, 1970-2000; Community Associations, 1990-2000; Capital Regional District, 1990-2000; Foundations, 1994-2000; Issues, 1973-2000; Land preservation, 1990-2000; Awards, 1992-2001; Photographs. The Alpha-Numeric system was established by Derrick Mallard in the early years of his environmental work. The vast majority of the files were left un-filed, and constitute the Mallards research files relating to their C.A.S.E. work. These have been arranged in series reflecting the subject groupings of his early alpha-numeric system. Administrative files relating to C.A.S.E. have been arranged in the B.C. Environmental Associations series. Approximately 300 reports and publications have been transferred to Special Collections, and cataloged as the Derrick Mallard Collection. They are on a wide variety of environmental subjects, including: water, sewage, transportation, parks, farming, noise, fishing, endangered species and global issues.

Mallard, Derrick

Katy Madsen fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR088
  • Fonds
  • 1957-1995

The fonds consists of correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs and hand-drawn maps that document Madsen's involvement in various environmental campaigns in the Okanagan region. Campaigns include: Bodega Head, 1962; Brent Mountain, 1961-92; Spotted Lake, 1978-89; Trout Creek, 1972-93; and Uranium, 1971-95. The fonds also includes several files on the Sierra Club, 1971-83; and the Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society, 1966-69; and 4 chalk drawings of landscapes.

Madsen, Katy, 1921-

Jewish communities of British Columbia historical collection

  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1858-2000]

The collection consists of documents and photographs intentionally assembled collection of discrete items documenting the following areas: the occupational pursuits of B.C. and Yukon Jewry; the organized religious life of Jews in B.C.; leisure activities; and the membership and good works of organizations formed to aid and represent the Jewish community, such as the National Council of Jewish Women. There is also a wide range of individual and family portraits, and photographs of headstones.

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

George Home fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR070
  • Fonds
  • 1960-1978

The fonds consists of records relating to the National Committee for the New Party (1960-1961), which was established to found a new social democratic part in Canada, and Home's records relating to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Fonds includes minutes, reports and texts of speeches given by George Home, clippings, correspondence, policy statements, articles by T.C. Douglas, text of speech by Ed Broadbent, subject files on the Canadian political system and photographs of delegates at labour conventions.

Home, George

British Columbia Secondary School Teachers' Association fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2-IV-2
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1944

The fonds consists of minutes of annual general meetings and executive council meetings of the B.C. Secondary School Teachers' Association, previously known as the B.C. Secondary Teachers' Association, the Provincial Secondary Teachers' Association, and the Provincial Teachers' Association.

British Columbia Secondary School Teachers' Association

B.C. Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches Board of Church Extension fonds

  • CA MEN 992.1
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1992

The fonds consists of files on various churches affiliated with the B.C. Conference, correspondence with missions and churches, files relating to pastoral internships, and minutes of the Board of Church Extension. Fonds also consists of records of the West Coast Children's Mission Committee, the Missionskommittee, and the Mennonite Brethren Mission of British Columbia Board.

British Columbia Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches. Board of Church Extension

British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949-1970

The fonds consists of the records of the British Columbia Fruit Growers Association, Hail Insurance Committee and its successor, British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company. The records of the Hail Insurance Committee include minutes of committee meetings, 1949-1950. The records of the Mutual Hail Insurance Company primarily consist of minutes of the Board of Directors meetings and annual general meetings; correspondence, filed with the minutes; the First Annual Report (1950); the 1951 corporate by-laws, as amended in 1953; and a few pamphlets on the topics of crop and hail insurance.

British Columbia Fruit Growers Mutual Hail Insurance Company

British Columbia Principals Association fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2
  • Fonds
  • 1938-1944

The fonds consists of the constitution, minutes (1938-1944) and correspondence (1943-1944) of the B.C. Principals Association.

British Columbia Principals Association

Ex-Forest Service Squadron vessel collection

  • Fonds
  • 1941-2000

The collection consists of Ex-Forestry Vessel Squadron Association documentation, such as textual records, photographs, personnel and vessel lists, reports regarding the physical condition of the Dean Ranger, logbook of the Dean Ranger, and newsletters. Collection also contains manuscripts, proofs and galleys, illustrations and photographs used in Forest Ranger, Ahoy! by Michael Coney (Sidney, B.C. : Porthole Press, 1983).

Kamloops Railway Museum Society fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1891-1985

The fonds consists of minutes, statements of accounts, financial ledgers, correspondence, membership lists, banking records, promotional material, and reference files pertaining to the activities of the Kamloops Railway Museum Society, and a collection of archival material and reference material (including published items) acquired by the society, including records of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway and of railway workers' unions. Fonds includes photographs collected by the museum society of trains and railway equipment and of scenes of railroad activity in the Kamloops area.

Kamloops Railway Museum Society

Independent Order of Good Templars fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1886-1911

The fonds consists of ledgers (1886-1897), listing supplies sold and purchased by lodges throughout B.C., minutes of Onward Lodge No. 2 (1906-1911), quarterly return (1886-1889), listing amount and date received for each quarter.

Independent Order of Good Templars

Provincial Teachers' Institute fonds

  • CA BCT RG 2-III-2
  • Fonds
  • 1897-1914

The fonds consists of the minutes (1897-1914) of the Committee of Management of the Provincial Teachers' Institute.

Provincial Teachers' Institute

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation fonds

  • CA CVAN Add. MSS. 1556
  • Fonds
  • 1959-2005; predominant 1969-2005

Fonds consists of annual reports, budgets, meeting minutes, policies, correspondence, court records, proposals, research reports, publications, and subject files generated by SPEC in the course of carrying out its functions and activities.

Society Promoting Environmental Conservation