Diaries and reminiscences



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Olive Wilson Heritage papers

The Wilson family, Alexander and Mary, were early arrivals in Victoria. Alexander Wilson operated the A. and W. Wilson hardware store and was involved in establishment of Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital, First Presbyterian Church and the Victor...

Heritage, Olive Wilson, 1905-

Neufeld, Peter, 1898-1918. Vanderhoof; Diarist.

Series consists of a typsecript of the diary, written from the author's sick-bed, chronicling daily activities of author's family and activities of Mennonite community in Winkler, Manitoba and Vanderhoof, British Columbia. Diary also co...

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.


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...


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...

Prospecting diary

Series consists of a prospecting diary kept in Nevada and Alberta (1914-1916); diary of a trip eastward across the northern United States from Washington to Wisconsin, May to September 1933; one photograph showing Loreen Weberg and father at The P...

McQuillan, Mildred E. Teacher.

Personal diary, September - December 1927, of a young school teacher teaching at Orange Valley school, a small rural school at Lejac, British Columbia on Fraser Lake. Includes 2 letters (3 sheets) from school trustee re construction of new school...

McQuillan, Mildred

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 ...

Angus, Annie Margaret

Personal memoirs

"Memoirs". Genealogical account of the Burkitt family and reminiscences of author's boyhood in London, England; account of author's apprenticeship at Salvation Army's Hadleigh training farm and of his emigration to Vancou...

Burkitt, William Adlard Theodore

Kerr, Archibald Stewart, 1900?-. Victoria; Forester.

Lumberjack, 1912-1972 [reminiscences]. Mr. Kerr emigrated with his family from England to Northern Alberta in 1912 and began to work in the woods in 1920; he settled in B.C. in 1925 and worked in various logging camps on Vancouver Island, he was ...

Kerr, Archibald Stewart, 1900?-. Victoria; Forester

Manuscript biography

Manuscript biography of Geoffrey Murray Downton comprising Part I, birth to 1915 (author's narrative interposed with lengthy extracts from his diaries and letters); and Part III, reminiscences by Downton of period, 1918-1960. Essay describin...

Gimse, Marjorie, 1925-

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer.

Reminiscences concerning Bodington's boyhood in England, voyage to New York, and travels in Montana and Oregon (1884-1887). Reminiscences of Vancouver and of Bodington's career as farmer on Sea Island, in New Westminster, and in Vernon ...

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer

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

Hospital Insurance Service diary and inspection reports

  • GR-0267
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  • 1948-1950

Diary (unsigned) believed to be kept by the Hospital Insurance Commissioner, Dr. J. Hershey (1949-1950); and inspection reports submitted to A.W.E. Pitkethley, Executive Director of BCHIS.

British Columbia Hospital Insurance Service

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 ...

Irvine (family)

The Hornby collection : Stonefish ; Opal Whiteley

SUMMARY: "The Hornby Collection" is an anthology of plays, documentaries, interviews and selected fiction for radio -- all written, prepared and produced in British Columbia. Part 1: Poems for voices by the Nanaimo poet Kevin Roberts, b...

Mackie family papers

This collection reflects the development and activities of the Vernon Preparatory School for boys and the lives of its proprietors, Augustine (1879-1965) and Hugh (1882-1971) Mackie. In October 1913, the brothers travelled from England to Vernon ...

Mackie family (Augustine Mackie, 1879-1965)

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...

Garrard (family)

Minute book and personal diary

Minute book, November 4, 1878 - August 4, 1880, of Royal City Temple number 4 of the Janisarries of Light, a benevolent organization in New Westminster whose founding members included J.K. Suter. Volume also contains the personal diary of Florenc...

Dingle, Florence Eleanor, 1873-1957

Martha Eugenie Perry papers

Correspondence, including letters to and from Pelham Edgar and E.J. Pratt; diaries of life in Kirkfield, Ont. (1898-1902), High River, Alta. (1914), and Victoria, B.C. (1914-1946, intermittent); manuscripts of articles, short stories and poetry; p...

Perry, Martha Eugenie

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