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Donald McIver fonds
Fonds · 1951 - 1964

This fonds consists of 3 sections: 1) Photocopy of Comox Logging & Railway Company Employee’s Registration Cards for Donald McIver and his brother, Robert Alan McIver, 1951. 2) Camp 3 Mutual Benefit Association Revised Constitution and By-Laws, October 1957. This booklet is contained in a Comox Logging & Railway Company envelope with monthly dues paid noted on the back. 3) Letter from Mrs. D. McIver to Eddy Erickson dated July 18, 1961 re: dues payment discrepancy. Also receipts for dues payments from March 21, 1961 to October 30, 1964 stored in envelope with letter.

McIver, Donald Charles
Allan Pritchard Collection
Collection · 1791 - 1950

This collection consists of photocopied documents, mainly from the colonial period, relating to Comox District history. Dr. Pritchard organized the material into ten groupings and prefaced each with an introduction and remarks on the historical value of the documents.
The ten groupings are: 1) Records of Exploration 1791-1860, 2) Naval Records 1846-65, 3) Colonial Government Records 1862-71, 4) Anglican Records 1862-91, 5) Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition: Unpublished Journals 1864, 6) Euclataws, Settlers and the Navy 1863-65, 7) Liquor Traffic 1863-65, 8) Comox Natives: Some Reports and Descriptions 1860-90, 9) Province of British Columbia: Sessional Papers 1871-1910, 1918, 10) H M Laing: Comox Writings 1927-c. 1950.
Copies are from original manuscripts at various institutions including the British Columbia Archives, the British National Archives at Kew, the Hudson Bay Company Archives, and the Library at the University of Toronto.

Rees Rogers Collection
Collection · 1927-1942

The Collection of ephemera consists of itemized bills for construction and renovation materials from Tarbell’s Ltd., W.H. Gage, and Central Builders’ Supply Ltd. Utility bills from City of Courtenay and BC Telephone. E & N Railway tickets. Handbook of Courtenay High School. Poster/invitation to opening of Hurford and Shaw [Motors]. Ration Book Application Card Instructions.

Fonds · 1915-1916

Fonds consists of two letters from the British Columbia Deputy Provincial Secretary appointing Frederick William Kerton as 1) a Member of the Board of Licence Commissioners for the City of Courtenay, 28th August, 1915 and 2) a Member of the Board of Commissioners of Police for the City of Courtenay, 5th February, 1916.

Kerton, Frederick William
Fonds · 1911-1961

Fonds consists of 56 diaries recording Capes' daily activities. Diaries contain a number of leaflets and programmes of events in the Courtenay area.

Capes, Geoffrey
Samuel Jackson Cliffe fonds
Fonds

Item 1: Diary of Sam Cliffe. July 11, 1862 to October 20, 1862. Records part of his time at sea aboard the Silistria.
Item 2: Consists of three sections of song books/poems, late 1800s.
Item 3: Hand-drawn map from Nanaimo River to Nanoose Harbour, late 1800s.

Cliffe, Samuel Jackson
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
Fonds · 1937-2011

Slips of paper signed by climbers who reached summit. Occasionally mention weather or flowers seen there.
Mt. Allan Brooks is part of the Forbidden Plateau.

Fonds · 1959-2014

Fonds consists of the following record series: Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery and Executive meeting minutes (official minutes, 1959-1991 and 1994-1996; 1998-2014); Correspondence of the Presbytery Secretary (1965-1994); Pastoral Relations files of the Presbytery Secretary (1967-1976); and Subject files of the Presbytery Secretary.

United Church of Canada. Comox-Nanaimo Presbytery
David Barbarash fonds
CA UVICARCH AR427 · Fonds · 1971 - 2003

The fond reflects Barbarash’s activities relating to anarchism generally and the animal rights movement specifically, and consists of: articles, brochures and pamphlets, clippings, court documents, correspondence, personal notes, and subject files. Subjects include: animal rights, ALF, Earth First!, legal proceedings, logging, marijuana legalization, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), pro-gun lobby, trophy hunting, and the Vancouver 5.

Barbarash, David