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Great Britain. Colonial Office.

Copies of official correspondence, mainly from the Colonial Secretary to the governors and administrators of Newfoundland, 1762-1765. These records are a portion of C.O. 194/26. Vol. 1.

Great Britain. Colonial Office

Great Britain. India Office.

Extracts from Factory Records (China), 1787-1789; minutes of the Committee of Correspondence, 1785-1788; Court minutes, 1785-1788; miscellaneous letters received, 1785-1788.Ships: Captain Cook, Experiment, Imperial Eagle, King George, Nootka, Prin...

Great Britain. India Office

Great Britain. Home Office.

Correspondence with the sub-governor, and deputy governor of the South Sea Committee, with grant of a licence from the South Sea Company to R.C. Etches and others. (H.O. 42/7)Copied from originals in the Public Record Office, London.

Great Britain. Home Office

Prince of Wales (Ship).

A voyage to the Northwest side of America, by James Colnett [log of the Prince of Wales, 1786-1788].Purchased from the Public Record Office, London, 1977.

Prince of Wales (Ship)

Great Britain. Board Of Trade.

Extracts of minutes recording an examination of John Mears relative to his activities in the fur trade on the northwest coast of North America, correspondence and a memorial presented by Alexander Mackenzie seeking rights to establish a fur trade ...

Great Britain. Board of Trade

Columbia Rediviva (Ship).

Papers relating to the second voyage of the Columbia Rediviva, August - November 1790.Purchased from Massachusetts Historical Society, 1977.

Columbia Rediviva (Ship)

Great Britain. Colonial Office.

Correspondence relating to instructions and supplies for Vancouver's expedition, 1791 and negotiations between Quadra and Vancouver at Nootka, 1792-1793. (CO 5/187).Copied from originals in the Public Record office, London.

Great Britain. Colonial Office

Boit, John, 1774-1829. Seaman.

The journal of a voyage round the globe [log of the sloop Union], August 29, 1794 - July 8, 1796 (2 vols.).Purchased from Massachusetts Historical Society, 1977.

Boit, John, 1774-1829

Foreign Office transcripts

Despatches and reports of foreign missions in the United States of America relating to settlement in the Pacific northwest and Hudson's Bay Company claims to Oregon territory. (P.R.O., F.O.5).Copied from originals in the Public Record Office,...

Great Britain. Foreign Office

Hamilton (Ship)

Extracts from William Martain's log of the 1809-1812 fur trading voyage of the ship Hamilton. Includes references to ship Tonquin.Copied from originals in the Essex Institute, Salem, Mass.

Hamilton (Ship)

Great Britain. Foreign Office.

Correspondence and reports relating to possessory rights in Oregon, the San Juan boundary and the establishment of a transcontinental telegraph. (F.O. 115/20 to F.O. 115/172).Copied from originals in the Public Record Office, London.

Great Britain. Foreign Office

Atahualpa (Ship).

Logs of ships voyaging to the northwest coast of North America, the Hawaiian Islands, and Asia: Atahualpa (ship), 1811-1814; Behring (ship), 1814-1815; Mercury (ship), 1815; Isabella (ship), 1815-1816; Pedler (brigadier), 1816.Presented by Cliff A...

Atahualpa (Ship)

Manitoba census returns

Returns from Manitoba census, 1870; returns from Red River census, 1831-1847; returns from Red River census, 1849, 1832-1833; returns from Manitoba census, 1856.

Canada. Census Office

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

Christ Church Cathedral records

Copies of registers of baptisms, marriages and deaths kept at Fort Vancouver, Fort Victoria, Fort Langley, and the Parish of Victoria. The original dates of the records are 1836 to 1886 while the photocopies and transcripts were probably made aro...

Christ Church Cathedral (Victoria, B.C.)

Canada. Dept. Of Marine And Fisheries.

Transaction Registers for ships registered at Victoria 1867-1908 and Vancouver 1891-1898 and 1917-1945. The reels also contain Registers for various Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick ports 1841-1950. Among details to be found are wh...

Canada. Department of Marine and Fisheries

American hydrographic charts

The series consists of hydrodgraphic charts produced by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey and other official American chart- producing agencies. The charts are listed alphabetically by title in the chart list.The charts have been copied ...

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Hudson's Bay Company

Standing rules and regulations of the H.B.C.'s fur trade established by the Council for the Northern Department of Rupert's Land.Presented by J.A. Pearce, 1974.

Hudson's Bay Company

British Admiralty charts

This series consists of published charts produced by the Hydrographic Office of the British Admiralty.Although the Admiralty Charts were designed to serve as navigational aids, they frequently contain extensive cultural and topographic information...

Great Britain. Admiralty

Selected manuscripts re Indian Languages in British Columbia

Manuscripts relating to Indian languages of British Columbia selected by the BC Indian Languages Project. Photocopy ca. 1850-1920 3.2 m The manuscripts in this unit were copied at the Smithsonian Institution by the British Columbia Indian...

Smithsonian Institution. National Anthropological Archives

Great Britain. Foreign Office.

Correspondence with the Hudson's Bay Company relating to the Company's activities in the Pacific northwest.Copied from originals in the Public Record Office, London.

Great Britain. Foreign Office

Slaughter, William.

Letter to John McAllister concerning relatives and descendants of Captain James Cook. John McAllister was the second husband of Frances Wardale, a cousin of Cook.Presented by the Library Council of New South Wales, 1977. Original in Mitchell Lib...

Slaughter, William

Great Britain. Colonial Office.

The series consists of transcribed copies of despatches from the Governor of British Columbia to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1858-1859. (CO 60/1 to CO 60/4).Volume 1: C.O. 60 vol. 1 part 1, 1858Volume 2: C.O. 60 vol. 1 part 2, 1858Vol...

Great Britain. Colonial Office

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