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Public Works contracts and other material

  • GR-0071
  • Series
  • 1924-1954

The series consists of contract sets for diverse public works: buildings, bridges, roads and road works, ferries and ferry facilities, etc. The contract sets, usually signed by the contractor and the minister, often include the notices to contrac...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works building plans : aperture cards

  • GR-2176
  • Series
  • [ca. 1970]-1978

The series consists of approximately 23,000 aperture cards created by the Dept. of Public Works between ca. 1970 and 1978 to manage building plans and drawings of public buildings throughout British Columbia. The plans include those for law court...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Indexes to Public Works building plans

  • GR-2184
  • Series
  • 1969-1978

The series consists of indexes created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1969 and 1978 to manage building plans of public buildings throughout British Columbia. The province was divided into areas and then each public building or complex was g...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Deputy Minister general office files

  • GR-3310
  • Series
  • 1958-1992

Series consists of general files created by George Giles in his capacity as an employee of the Department of Public Works and as Deputy Minister of the Department and later Ministry of Public Works. The files cover the period from 1958 to 1992 an...

British Columbia. Provincial Capital Commission

Public Works correspondence

  • GR-1615
  • Series
  • 1910-1970

The series consists of general correspondence files created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1910 and 1970. The files are concerned primarily with Provincial Government buildings including the Parliament Buildings, Provincial Archives, Provinc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Pamphlets and brochures from public works files

  • GR-0210
  • Series
  • ca. 1910 - ca. 1960

The series consists of pamphlets, brochures, and advertisements describing products and services offered by diverse companies in connection with Public Works construction and maintenance programmes, from between ca. 1910 and 1960. The material was...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Deputy Minister photographs

  • GR-3339
  • Series
  • 1973-1979

Series consists of photographs acquired by George Giles as Deputy Minister of Highways and Public Works and its predecessor body, the Department of Public Works, from 1973 to 1979. There are photographs taken of the legislative precinct area in 1...

British Columbia. Ministry of Highways and Public Works

Deputy Minister day files

  • GR-3308
  • Series
  • 1973-1979

Series consists of day files created by George Giles as Deputy Minister of various British Columbia ministries and departments from 1973 to 1979. The day files are arranged chronologically by year and month and contain copies of each month's...

British Columbia. Ministry of Deregulation

Architectural proposals and consultants reports

  • GR-0386
  • Series
  • 1967-1974

Architectural proposals and consultants reports on topics connected with the construction of public buildings: urban development, siting, traffic patterns, and design requirements.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works contracts and other material

  • GR-0054
  • Series
  • 1893-1926

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1893 and 1926. The files contain contracts, specifications, and plans of Public Works buildings such as schools, gaols, court houses and hospitals. They are arranged chr...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Plumbing Department photographs

  • GR-3735
  • Series
  • 1943-[195-?]

The series consists of photographs of social functions and staff relating to the Department of Plumbing, part of the Department of Public Works. The series also contains two holiday greeting cards, one from the plumbing staff of the Department of ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public works records relating to museum and archives

  • GR-0999
  • Series
  • 1961-1971

Records of the Deputy Minister of Public Works as Chairman of the Museum and Archives Steering Committee and the Advisory Committee on Applied Arts for the B.C. Museum and Archives, relating to the design, development and construction of Heritage ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Engineering branch photographs

  • GR-3433
  • Series
  • 1937-1969

The series consists of 378 photographs created by the Engineering branch of the Dept. of Highways and its predecessor agency, the Dept. of Public Works between 1937 and 1969. The photographs were taken by several private commercial photographers ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

Specifications and contracts

  • GR-1985
  • Series
  • [ca. 1930-1970]

Specifications and contracts (filed by area and building number). These records are associated with other unaccessioned hard copy indexes and microform drawings.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works specifications and other material

  • GR-0070
  • Series
  • 1872-1924

The series consists of specifications for Public Works buildings, including occasional plans and contract forms, created between 1872 and 1924 by the Dept. of Public Works.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Reports on bridges and highways in British Columbia and Alberta

  • GR-0079
  • Series
  • 1943

The series consists of 5 volumes created by the Dept. of Public Works in 1943. Volume 1 is a report on bridges on roads in Pacific command; volume 2 is a list of bridges on the Trans-Canada highway from Vancouver to Leanchoil, giving engineering ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

New Archives and Museum report

  • GR-0076
  • Series
  • 1966

The series consists of a report entitled "Specifications for B.C. Archives & Museum, Victoria, B.C. Phase 4." Vol. 2 of 6.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Unsigned copies of Public Works contracts specifications, and other agreements

  • GR-0371
  • Series
  • 1913

Unsigned copies of contracts specifications, and other agreements concerning the offices of the Government of British Columbia at Nos. 1 and 3, Regent Street, London, England (BC House). Another portion of this file (1363) can be found on Reel B0...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Selected Public Works project papers

  • GR-2007
  • Series
  • 1900-1912

Selected papers from the following projects: design and building of the Vancouver Court House, alterations to the Victoria Court House, design and building of Government House, Victoria, B.C., and the design and building of the Parliament Building...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Department of Public Works summary of activities 1934-35 to 1941-42 (inclusive)

  • GR-1469
  • Series
  • [ca. 1942]

The series consists of a bound report which details the activities of the Department of Public Works from fiscal year 1934-35 to 1941-42. It includes details of activity undertaken by the Architectural Branch, Bridge Department, Equipment Branch, ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1177
  • Series
  • 1929

Correspondence of the Minister and Deputy Minister relating to applications for the position of private secretary to the Lieutenant Governor. Includes letters from applicants.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Selected Public Works project papers

  • GR-2008
  • Series
  • 1892-1905

Papers relating to the building of the Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.; lists of drawings, spreadsheet of contractor bids, accounts, letters, inventories, extras and alterations, landscaping, payments, etc. Also included are letters concerni...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Correspondence

  • GR-1349
  • Series
  • 1912-1914

Correspondence, file 148 (section 1), relating to the ferry at Hope, B.C.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Lands and Works records

  • GR-0831
  • Series
  • 1899

Records relating to road construction and repairs in Cariboo district. (3 vols.). Volume 1, road expenditures, 1899. Volume 2, road appropriations and expenditures, 1912-1913. Volume 3, road appropriations and expenditures, 1913-1914.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-0830
  • Series
  • 1900-1913

Correspondence inward and tenders for Victoria Court House, 1900-1904, Government House, 1900-1904, and Parliament Buildings, 1900. Specifications for Victoria Graving Dock. Specifications and agreement for Lytton highway bridge, 1913. Weekly bui...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Miscellaneous display prints

  • GR-3298
  • Series
  • 1958-1971

The series consists of miscellaneous photographs from the Dept. of Public Works, intended for display. Many have mats or mounts or have come out of frames. There are six photographs that depict various events such as the 1958 BC Centennial, par...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works albums

  • GR-3295
  • Series
  • 1912-1935

Series consists of photographs created by the Department of Public Works to show various engineering projects, 1912-1935. The photographs are arranged in albums and each one documents separate projects including bridge construction and road works.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Miscellaneous engineering photographs

  • GR-3294
  • Series
  • [ca. 1891-1957]

The series consists of photographs of engineering projects managed by the Dept. of Public Works. The photographs consist of both prints and negatives. The projects photographed include bridges and roads and were taken between 1891 and 1957.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

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