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Annie Margaret Angus family papers

Diaries, documents and research notes concerning the family of Annie Margaret Angus, especially her father Major William James Anderson. Materials consist mostly of diaries (1885-1924) of Major Anderson, and his wife Laura, which cover his career ...

Barnes, Mary (Postill). Vancouver.

Biography, 1980, of Eleanor Armour Jamieson Postill, early Okanagan Valley settler and mother of Mary Barnes; reminiscences about Elizabeth Jamieson, grandmother of Mary Barnes, entitled "The lady of New Westminster's first Presbyterian ...

Barnes, Mary (Postill)

Business and personal records

Series consists of business and personal records of Eustace Smith, particularly relating to his mining activities; typewritten reminiscences and correspondence regarding timber business.

Correspondence and other material

Letters to Edward Burdett Garrard, his wife, Eleanor (Watson) Garrard, and their three children, E.F.A. (Ted), Joyce (Garrard) Redford and Saville, 1904-1940, mainly from each other; two diaries kept by Eleanor Garrard, one in the Lake District, 1...


Series consists of diaries of Alberta - British Columbia boundary surveys, 1916, 1917, 1919 and 1920 (also one entry for Aug. 29, 1913); transcript of diary kept by Arthur 0. Wheeler during the Alpine Club of Canada expedition to Jasper Park, Yell...


Diaries, February 28, 1904 - March 10, 1905, and August 11 - December 22, 1909. The diaries describe Gelsthorpe's journey from Malta to Esquimalt, where he was employed at Dockyard; his life there from April 19, 1904 to February 28, 1905; hi...

Gelsthorpe, Frank

Diary and other material

Diary, 1939, with a few entries from later years. Photographs (mostly of Panama, Mexico, Ghent, and groups on decks of ships) transferred to Visual Records (accession 197902-2).

Beaumont, Ernest Godfrey, 1876-1967

Diary and other material

Diary of survey of west coast of Vancouver Island (1926), with transcript and elaboration by the author (1970); identification cards. Photos transferred to Visual Records. Pamphlets transferred to BC Archives Library.

Diary, account book and other material

Horticultural dictionary-cum-diary, 1912-1929; account book and work schedules pertaining to construction of Griffith's Victoria home "Fort Garry" [afterwards known as "Spencer Castle"], 1912-1914; garden plans and archite...

Griffith, Henry Sandham, 1865-1944


Epistolary essay from Percy Witherby to Lionel Curtis, 1943- 1944; typescript entitled "Features of my Life and Views", Parts 1-3, including description of his experiences in British Columbia, 1910-1911, and ca. 1939-1945.

Curtis, Lionel

Flavelle family papers

Diary (1903-1923) of Aird Flavelle; correspondence of Guy Flavelle to his parents in 1920 during his trip by train from Ontario to Vancouver; letter (transcript) of Sir Joseph Flavelle, 18 Jan 1927; eulogy delivered at funeral of Aird Flavelle, 6 ...

Forin family papers

Diary of John Forin, Belleville, Ont., 1897. Diaries of John Andrew Forin, 1882-1940; diplomas, appointments, personal documents, etc., 1875-1942; transcript of 1885 diary which describes service during Riel Rebellion copied from original at Quee...

Forrest, Stewart Robert, 1902-. Victoria.

"The unicorn farm" [reminiscences]; Mr. Forrest emigrated from England to the United States in 1919, was in the real estate business in North Vancouver, served in the Canadian army on the Queen Charlotte Islands, and in the air force at ...

Forrest, Stewart Robert, 1902-. Victoria

Gillespie, Thomas Leslie. Kelowna; Orchardist

"History of the K.L.O. Benches, their tragedies and comedies": the reminiscences of T.L. Gillespie who moved to east Kelowna in 1910 and operated his orchard on the Lower Bench until 1922 with the exception of the war years when he serv...

Gillespie, Thomas Leslie. Kelowna; Orchardist

Gough, Sadie. Nanaimo.

Hudson's Bay Company miner's indenture, Edwin Gough, and typescript of diary of Cornelius Bryant, 1856, describing voyage from England (?) to Nanaimo via Victoria.Presented by Sadie Gough, Nanaimo, 1977.

Gough, Sadie. Nanaimo

Henderson, Stanley. Vancouver.

". . . an account of my trip on the 'Vancouver Belle' on a sealing venture in the year 1891: diary of Stanley Henderson born in Kingston, Ontario, living most of his life in Vancouver", June 13 - July 25th, 1891.Presented by M...

Henderson, Stanley

Humphreys, Leonard. Sooke.

Essay entitled "A Note on Port Haney and Webster's Corners, Period 1912 to 1915," with sketch map indicating location of principal settlers in that locality and photographs. Copies of photographs in Visual Records.Presented by Leon...

Humphreys, Leonard. Sooke

Irvine Family. Cedar Hill; Farmers

Correspondence, birth certificates, school reports, newspaper clippings and historical sketches of John (1827-1906), Jessie, Christina and Margaret Irvine; scrapbook of transcribed poems of Christina Irvine; reminiscences of John (Jack "Long ...

Jackson Family (G.A.B. Jackson). Long Beach.

Diary of George Alfred Bradt Jackson, September 1927 - January 1929, recording life at Long Beach and work as telegraph lineman; guest book kept by his daughter, Gertrude Jackson, 1928-1935. Photograph of G.A.B. Jackson inside front cover.Presente...


Series consists of an account of part of a journey from North Dakota to Atlin [translated from the original Finnish]. With a group of investors from North Dakota who had formed the Alaska Mercantile and Mining Co. in 1897, Tervo set out for the Kl...

Kelly, Phil, 1899-. Victoria; Engineer.

Reminiscences. Mr. Kelly worked as a pipe fitter and engineer in various mills in B.C. and in Ottawa and Edmonton. He was at Woodfibre from 1915-1920, on the coast in the vicinity of Bella Coola and Rivers Inlet, and at Port Mellon. He was at S...

Kelly, Phil, 1899-. Victoria; Engineer

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