Series MS-0001 - Bruce A. McKelvie papers

HMS Forward. The corner of Government and Fort Street, looking north, Victoria, B.C. Group on the Craigflower Bridge, Craigflower Manor in the background. General View Of Barkerville,  Showing Tailings. At left, Johnny George of Duncan with his rattle, and Jimmy Fraser of the Songhees, wearing a cer... Johnny George of Duncan and Jimmy Fraser of the Songhees on the lawn of the legislature the day F... Kathleen Loha; standing on the left between two girls, on the grounds of the Legislature; Empress... The grave of the great Chief Kwah, Chief Louis Billy Prince, grandson of Kwah standing beside tom...

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Bruce A. McKelvie papers

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  • 1883-1959 (Creation)

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6.3 m of textual records, graphic and cartographic material

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Purchased by the Provincial Government and presented to the Archives in 1961.

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The records consist of correspondence, scrapbooks, notebooks and diaries, typescripts of speeches and articles, historical and political notes. It also contains a number of manuscripts, both transcripts and originals, by people other than McKelvie. Series include transcripts of books, articles and speeches; correspondence; notebooks and diaries; miscellaneous notes and material; scrapbooks; copies of nineteenth century manuscripts; and typescripts by persons other than McKelvie.
Boxes 19-50 contain miscellaneous, unsorted material.

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Photographs (box 11) transferred to Visual Records, accession 197909-046. Maps transferred to Map Division, accession M856033. Most published books, pamphlets and articles transferred to Library. See box 10, file i for list of catalogued maps and library material.

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For related records see G/B77/M19 and G/C73/Sm5M.

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Accession number(s): MS-0001; 197909-046; M856033

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