Galiano Island (B.C.)



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Archie Georgeson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Archie Georgeson recalls his grandfather, Henry Georgeson, who was the light keeper at Georgina Point, Mayne Island. His great uncle was light keeper at East Point light, Saturna Isl...

Donald New interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Donald New describes how his family moved to BC from England in about 1913; worked on a Mayne Island farm; his sister taught at a school on Mayne; worked for the Heck family; descript...

Freda and Ida New interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-09-30 SUMMARY: Miss Ida New compares the types of settlers on North and South Pender Island; Saturna Island and Galiano Island; the Payne family of Saturna Island; social life and customs; Scoones family of Galia...


SUMMARY: Documentary featuring resident writers and artists of Galiano Island, and their views about island life. Interviewees include: Marian Engel, Margaret Hollingsworth, Elizabeth Hopkins, Jane Rule, Sylvi;a Spring, Ian R. Hooey and Audrey Tho...

Gulf Islands via B.C. Ferries

Television commercial. Promotes the new ferry service to the Gulf Islands. The newly-built ferry "Queen of the Islands" will provide service from Tsawassen to Galiano, Mayne and Saltspring Islands.


Journal describing life on Galiano Island, May 12, 1881 to June 4, 1887; entries added to 1895(?). Dominion of Canada, certificate of naturalization, 1930.

Land register

  • GR-2628
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  • 1891-1928

Cowichan Land District, Vancouver Island, land register, arranged numerically by lots within local areas, i.e. individual islands, superceded 1929 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1929. This volume is a continuation of an unknown previous ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Mary Backlund interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Mary Backlund recalls her family background; her great-grandfather, Henry "Scotty" Georgeson, arrived in BC during the gold rush and eventually became a light keeper at Geo...

Max Enke personal and business papers

Papers relating to business activities in Victoria and on Galiano Island, including agreements and lists of property owned; reminiscences of people on Galiano Island; train and steamship tickets, and journals of trips made with the Northland Navig...

Schofield family papers

Series consists of correspondence of various members of the Schofield family (1882-1939), diaries (1893, 1920-1936), and sermons of Charles de Veber Schofield, pamphlets and newspaper clippings connected with the building of Christ Church Cathedra...

Spring 1940

Nature. Spring flowers on the Saanich Peninsula and the nearby Gulf Islands.

The Hornby collection : Audrey Thomas interview

SUMMARY: "The Hornby Collection" is an anthology of plays, documentaries, interviews and selected fiction for radio -- all written, prepared and produced in British Columbia. An interview with Audrey Thomas, ;a BC writer who lives on Ga...

Three there

Experimental film. Impressionistic record of a sojourn on Galiano Island over a Labour Day weekend, with Oscar Burritt, Dorothy Fowler [later Burritt] and Margaret Roberts.

[Burritt miscellany, reel 1]

Footage. B&W: poster for "The Original Keystone Cops with four added acts of Eastern Headline Vaudeville" at the Beacon Theatre [Vancouver], Friday April 12 [1940?]. Colour: scenes of musical, comedy and dance performances (shot fr...

[When Oscar came home -- 1946 at Galiano]

Amateur film. Oscar and Dorothy Burritt and two others (probably Maureen Balfe and Moira Armour) visit Galiano Island, 1946. Colour: shots of woman (Moira Armour?) climbing in a tree; Dorothy Burritt and two other women (Maureen Balfe and ?) swim...