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Gus Milliken interview

CALL NUMBER: T0658:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-13 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Gus Milliken tells many stories from many different sources about the area around Yale. The first story takes place during the gold rush about a man who sells...

From the mountains to the sea : New Caledonia

SUMMARY: "New Caledonia" is number 9 in the series. People and places along the Hudson's Bay trail from Hazelton to Fort St. James; the Indian people and their legendary hero Astace; the fur traders; the missionary priests; early da...

From the mountains to the sea : Trail of gold

SUMMARY: "Trail of Gold", number 8 in the series, recalls the coming of Simon Fraser and the story of the Cariboo Gold Rush -- but more particularly, the results of the gold rush, such as the Cariboo Road, inns, stagecoaches, freight wag...

From the mountains to the sea : Tales of two cities

SUMMARY: "Tales of Two Cities", number 6 in the series, is a program contrasting the early years, development, and characteristics of Victoria and Vancouver, prior to the First World War. Voices heard include: Kathleen Agnew, Isabel Swe...

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General

  • GR-1459
  • Series
  • 1864-1879

This series contains legal opinions offered by Attorney General on a wide range of subjects. For more information on the subjects covered, please consult the attached finding aid.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General

Bill of lading and land receipt

The file consists of two items: a bill of lading for the steamer Beaver, under Captain William Brotchie, to ship goods from Fort Nisqually to Camosun, dated 20 June 1843 and a receipt from the Vancouver Island Colonial Surveyor for 98 acres of lan...

Chris Wilkerson interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Chris Wilkerson recalls life in Firvale, Bella Coola, 1918-1951 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-08-19 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Chris Wilkerson describes coming from Alberta to Firvale in 1918, trapping, family in Firvale, 7t...

Ted Levelton interview

CALL NUMBER: T0301:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Ted Levelton : life in the Bella Coola Valley SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Ted Levelton describes his father Erasmus Levelton from Norway, Rev. Christian Saugstad, Mr. Clayton who was the HBC Factor in Bella...

Land sale vouchers

  • GR-1170
  • Series
  • 1858-1859

This series includes miscellaneous land sale vouchers, issued at Victoria, B.C. by Joseph D. Pemberton, Colonial Surveyor. It includes vouchers pursuant to the sale of fur trade lands of the Hudson's Bay Company and vouchers signed by variou...

Vancouver Island. Office of the Surveyor General

Elmirdo Bellicini and George Ogston interview

CALL NUMBER: T1228:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Elmirdo Bellicini recalls coming to Houston, 1908 ; George Ogston remembers Hazelton and Vanderhoof PERIOD COVERED: 1903-1914 RECORDED: Vanderhoof (B.C.), [196-?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Elmirdo Bellici...

Constance Cox interview

CALL NUMBER: T0313:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Constance Cox : recollections : part 1 RECORDED: Hazelton (B.C.), 1959 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Constance Cox (nee Hankin) begins this tape with a story about her uncle Charlie Hankin (partner of Billy B...

Bowsman agreement

The item is an agreement dated October 4, 1848 between William Calder and the Hudson's Bay Company. In the agreement, Calder is to serve the Company as a bowsman for three years.

John Kemp interview : [Orchard, 1964]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-17 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. John Kemp recalls his arrival as a HBC man in Canada and his reasons for coming. He offers a description of his journey through BC to Fort Fraser, the first road into the Interior, his...

Martin Starret interviews, 1963-1964

CALL NUMBER: T0399:0001RECORDED: Hope (B.C.), 1963-03-24 & 25SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Martin Starret, born July 17, 1888, describes his family background, starting with his maternal grandfather, Captain Henry Smith. His grandmother's family ...

Malcolm McLeod family papers

Malcolm McLeod was a barrister and writer.MS consists of correspondence, manuscripts and notes relating to the Puget's Sound Agricultural Company in Oregon, the Northwest Territories and the selection of a route for the Canadian Pacific Railw...

McLeod, Malcolm, 1821-1899

Bob Joe interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-04-02 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Joe talks about Indian tribes in the Fraser Valley; legends of Cultus Lake; Indian dialects; Cultus Lake area; Columbia Valley area; Indian graves. TRACK 2: Mr. Bob continues with a...

Tom Carolan interview

CALL NUMBER: T0423:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Thomas "Tom" Carolan discusses various aspects of settlement and life in the Cariboo, 1850 to 1930. The interview begins with the story of William Pinchbe...

Roddy Moffat interview : [Orchard. 1964]

CALL NUMBER: T0375:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Roderick "Roddy" Roy Moffat discusses how his father came out to the Chilcotin from Ontario and began ranching near Alexandria. Moffat offers severa...

Correspondence

The series consists of a microfilm reel, two bound volumes of transcripts of correspondence, and several original inbound letters to Ermatinger from various Hudson's Bay Company officials and their families.

Edward Ermatinger fonds

  • PR-0947
  • Fonds
  • 1818-1874 [Microfilmed ca. 1990]

The fonds consists of letters received from friends and associates. Fonds includes Ermatinger's correspondence inward from Archibald McDonald, William Todd and John Work.

Ermatinger, Edward, 1797-1876

James Anderson fonds

  • PR-1498
  • Fonds
  • 1832-1868 [Photocopied 1942]

The fonds consists of the journals, correspondence, and letterbooks of James Anderson. The majority of the records are photostats of original records. The originals are believed to belong to the Hudson's Bay Company Archives. The records d...

Anderson, James, 1812-1867

Fort Victoria fonds

  • PR-1683
  • Fonds
  • 1844-1860, 1877-1895

The fonds consists of correspondence, account books, letterbooks, and fur tariffs of Fort Victoria and the Victoria Land Office of the Hudson's Bay Company. Fonds include a register of land purchased from Indians near Fort Victoria and a rec...

Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Victoria

William Fraser Tolmie records

The series consists of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, commissions, notes and memoranda relating to his work with the Hudson's Bay Company and the Puget Sound Agricultural Company at Fort Nisqually, and later, Victoria. Some published ...

James Douglas family fonds

  • PR-1428
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1900

The fonds consists of notebooks, letterbooks, account books, and the death certificate of James Douglas. Fonds includes several diaries kept by James Douglas and one diary kept by Martha Douglas, various official papers to do with the governing of...

Douglas family (James Douglas)

Crown land grants

  • GR-3139
  • Series
  • 1851-1878

The Crown land grants in this series have been recorded in registers covering particular districts or towns. Those registered after 1869 overlap with a centrally registered series of Crown land grants (GR-3097,1869-1930). Included in this series i...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

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