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Diaries and reminiscences--1918-1945



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Diaries (1908-1962) of T.M. Edwards, 1908-1962, who lived in Calgary, Whitehorse and England before emigrating to Chilliwack in 1920. Also two notebooks, one re Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association, of which he was a director; diaries (...

Edwards (family)


Diary of Vancouver water observer for 1922 giving details of his work during the year.

Taylor, William B.


Diary of a young boy growing up on James Island, 1924.

Biller, John

Frank Swannell papers

Frank Cyril Swannell (F.C.S.) was born in Hamilton, Ontario, on May 16th 1880. He obtained a certificate in assaying from the University of Toronto in 1899. He worked on surveys in the interior of B.C. He served in World War I and retired from ...

Swannell, Frank Cyril, 1880 - 1969

Frederick W. Hodson papers

Diaries, 1917-1939 (11 volumes), also contains loose material; correspondence, 1913-1968, literary manuscripts; newspaper and magazine articles; reminiscences, 1915-1929 (preliminary and final drafts). Numerous photographs removed to Visual Recor...

Hodson, Frederick W., 1879-1965

Grey Family papers

Diary of R.G. Grey, 1879-1881, giving account of two voyages from London to Melbourne, typescript extracts from diary, 1906-1913, diary 1923-1932, papers on family history, re Josephine Butler (aunt), drafts of essays and letters to editors on wor...

Grey (family)

Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946. Sayward; Farmer

Diaries. From 1896-1900, Henry was in the Royal Marine Artillery on board H.M.S. Victorious on the China Station; he emigrated to B.C. in 1911, and from November 1913 to February 1914 worked as a carpenter at South Wellington mine; in May 1914 he...

Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946

John Biller fonds

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  • 1924

Diary of a young boy growing up on James Island, 1924.

Biller, John

Llewelyn Bullock-Webster papers

Llewelyn Bullock-Webster (1879-1970) was an actor, playwright, producer and civil servant. Records include general correspondence, including family correspondence, 1912-1959; diaries, 1916-1961; notebooks and personal notes re adjudication of pla...

Mackie family papers

The Rev. Augustine Clark Mackie (1879-1965) and his brother Hugh (1882-1971) emigrated from England to Vernon, B.C. in October 1913 with the intention of establishing an independent school for boys. Vernon had been recommended to them by a nephew...

Mackie family (Augustine Mackie, 1879-1965)

Oswald Kofler interview

CALL NUMBER: T3880:0007 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Life of the Austrian immigrant Oswald Kofler RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1983-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Austrian background; Alps, Carinthia; trains; tourists; tourists in the 1930s; life of the popula...

Richardson, H.E.

Typescript articles by Mr. Richardson on Windermere district where he grew up: "Back to Windermere in search of employment" about his experiences as a graderman on the highway through Kootenay Park in the 1930s; "Windermere's ...

Richardson, H.E.

Schofield family papers

Correspondence of various members of the Schofield family (1882-1939), diaries (1893, 1920-1936), and sermons of Charles de Veber Schofield, pamphlets and newspaper clippings connected with the building of Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, B.C. ...

Schofield, Charles de Veber

Shelford, Arthur. Wistaria; Farmer.

Reminiscences. Mr. Shelford emigrated to Canada in 1908 and settled at Ootsa Lake. He served overseas in World War I and then returned to his farm at Ootsa Lake where he remained until he retired to Victoria in 1966. Vol. 2 is a corrected and e...

Shelford, Arthur, 1885-1979

Wilson, Violet Henrietta. Victoria.

"Canada made us; the story of a family, 1776-1969." Reminiscences of her family and of her own life. Violet Wilson grew up in Edmonton, was educated in Toronto, served as a VAD in World War I and worked as an immigration officer in Glas...

Wilson, Violet Henrietta. Victoria