British Columbia--History



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A.C. Anderson papers

Alexander Caulfield Anderson was born near Calcutta, India in 1814 and died at Saanich in 1884. He was educated in England and joined the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) in 1831 as an apprentice clerk. After a year of service at Lachine, he was ...

Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884

A.G. Harvey papers

Notes and correspondence pertaining to Harvey's career as Reeve of Point Grey and Vancouver City alderman (1909-1935). Includes draft bills, reports, and newspaper cuttings re: town planning and Point Grey's amalgamation with Vancouver ...

Harvey, Athelstan, 1884-1950

Between ourselves : A parting glance

SUMMARY: "Between Ourselves" was a weekly series of hour-long radio programs that presented Canada to Canadians. It featured aspects of Canadian life in docudramas, plays, music, and interviews, originating from different regions of Cana...

Bruce A. McKelvie papers

Correspondence, notes, diaries, typescripts of speeches and articles, scrapbooks and historical manuscripts relating to British Columbia history and politics. Born in Vancouver in 1889, Bruce Alistair McKelvie was a historian and newspaperman. He...

McKelvie, Bruce Alistair, 1889-1960

CBC radio series by Orchard

The series consists of recordings of the radio programs in Orchard's three major series of B.C. history documentaries: "Living Memory" (four series, 1961-1964), "From the Mountains to the Sea" (one series, 1967)," and...

Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee records

  • GR-1449
  • Series
  • 1966-1967

Records of the committee organized to celebrate the centenary of the union of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and the centenary of confederation in Canada. Committee chairman was L.J. Wallace, Deputy Provincial Secretary. Includes administ...

British Columbia. Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia

Centennial '58 Committee records

  • GR-1448
  • Series
  • 1956-1962

Records of the committee established by the Centennial Celebration Act of 1956 to celebrate the centenary of the mainland colony of British Columbia in 1958. Includes records of various sub-committees and applications from communities for provinc...

Centennial '71 Committee records

  • GR-1450
  • Series
  • 1969-1972

The British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee was established by the British Columbia Centennial '71 Celebration Act of 1969 [SBC 1969 c.2]. Its mandate was to make and carry out "all arrangements necessary for organizing a celebrat...

British Columbia. Centennial ’71 Committee

Characters of our century : [tape 3]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #3) contains items about Bill Miner, Rev. Dr. Robson, Captain J. Irving, Wi...

Characters of our century : [tape 4]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #4) contains items about Gerry Hill, Ned McGowan, Chief Maquinna, John Kend...

Characters of our century : [tape 5]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #5) contains items about John Houston, Captain W.A. Mouat, Col. R.T. Lowery...

Characters of our century : [tape 6]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #6) contains items about Alex L. Fortune, Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie, John ...

Colonial Office "secret" supplementary correspondence

Extracts from volumes in C.O. 537 series [supplementary correspondence]. The records consist mainly of despatches to and from the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Governor-General of Canada and senior British military officers. The ma...

Great Britain. Colonial Office

Crease family collection

Henry Pering Pellew Crease (1823-1905) was born at Ince Castle, near Plymouth, England, educated at Cambridge, and called to the bar in 1849. He traveled to Upper Canada with his family and explored the Great Lakes area for mining potential befor...

Crease (family)

Crease family correspondence

Private and official correspondence, memoranda, and newspaper clippings of various members of the Crease family. Related records: MS-0054, MS-0056, MS-0573 and MS-2879. See MS-2879 for a detailed biography of Henry Pering Pellew Crease and his f...

Crease (family)

Essays and accounts

Transcripts of short essays on various subjects, including the transport and mining industries in B.C., the history of B.C., descriptions of Victoria and other B.C. cities. Also includes accounts of car trips taken by L.A. Coton to the Okanagan, ...

Coton, Leonard A.

From the mountains to the sea : The encounter

SUMMARY: "The Encounter" is number 1 in the series: a program about the encounter of the white man with the wilderness, and with the native people, in the early days of British Columbia -- and the effects of these encounters. Voices hear...

From the mountains to the sea : [radio series, 1967]

The sub-series consists of all 13 episodes of "From the Mountains to the Sea", a series of hour-long radio programs about the history and people of British Columbia's regions, based on oral history interviews recorded by Robert (lat...

Geoffrey Wilson Taylor fonds

  • PR-2289
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1980

Records of Geoffrey Wilson Taylor, accountant and historian. Includes a visitors' book, 1929-1946; research notes, postcard albums; photo albums; stamp album, loose postcards, and copy prints, from other institutions, of images used in Taylo...

Gilbert Malcolm Sproat papers

Diary, 1868; correspondence, 1898-1910, with R. Gosnell, E.O.S. Scholefield and R. Mohun; oaths of office; printed vita to accompany application to be appointed Governor of British Columbia, 1869; notes and drafts on history of British Columbia, h...

Sproat, Gilbert Malcolm, 1834-1913

Heritage restoration project files

  • GR-1548
  • Series
  • 1977-1982

GR-1548 consists of project files compiled by the branch's Restoration Services Division. These files concern the restoration of heritage buildings throughout the province. Included in the files are photographs, maps, architectural drawings...

British Columbia. Heritage Conservation Branch

Imbert Orchard papers

The series consists of scripts, notes, correspondence and background material related to the production of Orchard's documentary radio programs at CBC Vancouver, including the series "Living Memory" (1961-1964), "From the Mount...

Interviews and programs by Norman Newton

The sub-series consists of interviews and documentary radio programs by CFPR/CBC producer Norman Newton. Most of this material deals with the history, way of life and legends of B.C. First Nations people, particularly those of the Skeena Region.

Joseph William McKay papers

These records relate to McKay's career as a chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company including correspondence, a journal, notes regarding festivals and traditional beliefs of the B.C. Indians and his recollections as Chief Trader.

McKay, Joseph William, 1829-1900

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