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Accounts ledger

  • GR-1171
  • Series
  • 1865-1866

Accounts ledger, receipts and payments (1 vol.). Ledger of expenditures for road construction, surveys and explorations, salaries, supplies, etc.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Alexander Hope interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-02-22 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Alex Hope begins this tape with family history; he talks about his grandfather's [Mavis] first trip to BC in 1858 and his later settlement in the Langley area; his father, a land...

Arthur and May Mellor interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-20 SUMMARY: Mr. Arthur Mellor emigrated from outside Liverpool to Ontario in 1903 and came out to Kettle River, near Westbridge, in 1904. He spent his first three years as a surveyor until he contracted typho...

Barge trip, Takla Lake

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: At a surveying camp for the PGE near Takla Lake, various men -- including Neil O'Neal, Frank Archibald, and Mark Norris -- talk with Imbert Orchard about rail lines, including life on a ...

Ben Ployart interview

CALL NUMBER: T0826:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-04-& 06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ployart recounts his grandparent's settlement in the Courtenay area in the 1870s. He describes his early life; Comox; Courtenay; Cumberland; the...

Boyd Affleck interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Boyd Campbell Affleck came to the Kootenay/Arrow Lakes region in 1907 from Ontario. He took up a surveying job near Nakusp. He discusses settlers and speculators. He describes Fruit...

Charles Moore interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Charles Moore lived in Creston from 1908 on; and was a land surveyor in the area during the 1890s. He describes Victoria in the 1880s, and offers anecdotes about surveying in Creston ...

Cornelius Kelleher interview

CALL NUMBER: T0705:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Cornelius "Corny" Kelleher recalls his father, Mortimer Kelleher, Mortimer's early days in British Columbia, and his settlement in Mission City in 1...

Correspondence

Three letters and a written "sketch" sent to friends and a brother in England. Hargreaves arrived in Victoria from England on July 2, 1862. The letter of Sept. 1, 1862 describes his first attempt to reach the Cariboo, from which he turn...

Hargreaves, George, d. 1910

Correspondence of the Chief Geographer

  • GR-0950
  • Series
  • 1921

Correspondence inward and outward of the Chief Geographer of British Columbia, George Griffith Aitken. Arranged in rough alphabetical order.

British Columbia. Geographic Division

D.W. Hodgson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. D.W. Hodgson talks about his experiences in the Cariboo, coast, and southern Okanagan regions of BC, 1904 to 1946. He describes how he came to BC in 1904 and offers his impressions o...

David Nixon interview

RECORDED: Wilmer (B.C.), 1983-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Accounts of hunting grizzly. Snowbound escape from Ice River area via Wolverine Pass. Walter Nixon (father) started packing ore in Parson area, 1907. Was game warden during WWI, political; appo...

Executive records

  • GR-0995
  • Series
  • 1916-1945, 1957

Records of Chief Geographer, G.G. Aitken., relating to cartography, toponymy, surveying, boundaries, and miscellaneous other geographical topics. Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, drafts of publications, research notes, pamphlets and cl...

British Columbia. Geographic Division

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

Frank Sweatman interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-16 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Sweatman talks about his arrival in Hammersley Prairie in 1903; he describes the area; the history of the area; Captain Agassiz and his wife, circa 1870; the Agassiz family; growing h...

G.S. Andrews interview : [Chambers, 1974]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-02-13 SUMMARY: History of Pine Pass. Andrews' journey through Pine Pass in 1924. Story of John Bennett's ill-fated journey through Pine Pass in 1930. Origin of the name Bennett Creek.;

G.S. Andrews interview : [Flanderka, 1980]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Col. G.S. Andrews talks of his early education, experiences as a teacher, and survey work in BC PERIOD COVERED: 1920-1933 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1980-11-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: G.S. Andrews talks of his early schooling ...

Gay Bayliff interview : [Bjornson, 196-]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): A Chilcotin pioneer RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Gabriel (Gay) Bayliff recalls how his father settled at the Chilancoh Ranch near Alexis Creek in the Chilcotin, and early days in the area. H...

George Bryson Patenaude interview

CALL NUMBER: T0364:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. George Bryson Patenaude was born in St. Andrews, Quebec in 1893. He discusses mining in Horsefly, the story of Bob Borland, the early history of Williams Lake...

George Korsvik interview

RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1984-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Came to Canada from Norway in 1927. Trapped and guided out of Valemount from 1929 to 1936. Trap line with Ollie Lebeck, Wood River/Athabasca Pass. Historic Athabasca Trail. Oswald Svendsen. ...

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