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Private schools--British Columbia
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Nellie Hood interview

CALL NUMBER: T1290:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-03-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Nellie, Mrs. F.G. Hood, talks about her childhood in early Victoria; her father, Colonel Prior, was an MP in the federal parliament, the premier of BC and Lieutena...

Dirk Alexander Fraser personal papers

Dirk Fraser was a student at Vernon Preparatory School, 1938-1941, and Magee High School in Vancouver, 1941-1943. This collection includes his 1941-1942 diary, his letters home to his mother and sister 1940-1941, letters to him from friends 1942-...

Council of Public Instruction correspondence and other material

  • GR-0899
  • Series
  • 1954-1970

This series consists of correspondence, minutes, briefs, memoranda, etc., of the Council of Public Instruction. Most of the records in this unit date from the 1967-1970 period. Included are records relating to Indian schools, private schools, un...

British Columbia. Council of Public Instruction

Correspondence regarding the Independent Schools Support Act

  • GR-0867
  • Series
  • 1977

This series consists of correspondence inward to the Premier's office and the Minister of Education with respect to the Independent Schools Support Act (Bill 33), 1977. Under this legislation limited government funding was made available to p...

British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Minister

Artie Phair interview

CALL NUMBER: T0360:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-07-26 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Art H. Phair discusses his background; in that he was born in 1880, details of his father's work, his experience at private school in Victoria, the story ...

Qualifying Pupil Lists

  • GR-1478
  • Series
  • 1979-1983

This series contains Qualifying Pupil Lists for schools funded under the Independent Schools Support Act (1977). Lists, which are arranged alphabetically by school, give names and ages of pupils, plus names and addresses of parents and guardians....

British Columbia. Office of the Inspector of Independent Schools

Qualifying Pupil Lists and other material

  • GR-1412
  • Series
  • 1977-1980

This series contains Qualifying Pupil Lists and Summary Sheets for schools funded under Independent Schools Support Act (1977). Box 1: Pupil lists, arranged alphabetically by school. Includes names and ages of pupils, plus names and addresses of...

British Columbia. Office of the Inspector of Independent Schools

Mackie family papers

The Rev. Augustine Clark Mackie (1879-1965) and his brother Hugh (1882-1971) emigrated from England to Vernon, B.C. in October 1913 with the intention of establishing an independent school for boys. Vernon had been recommended to them by a nephew...

Sir Philip and Lady Livingston interview

CALL NUMBER: T0845:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Sir Philip Livingston recalls how his father [Clement Livingston] came to the Cowichan Valley in 1890; the family's home; game in the Cowichan Valley; Mount S...

Dorothy E. Richardson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-01-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Dorothy Richardson describes how her father, Gerald Payne, came to BC in 1885 to Saturna Island; Saturna Island characters Warburton Pike and Billy Trueworthy; Gerald Payne's ex...

Collegiate School for Boys records

Documents in this collection pertain to both schools and include: Collegiate School (CS) students' register (1892-1929); CS students' roll book (1910-1929); CS Cadet corps orders book (1910-1919); CS scrapbook (1898-1929); and samples o...

Collegiate School for Boys (Victoria, B.C.)

St. George's School (Vancouver) records

Series consists of minute books of meetings of school governors and directors (1934-1981), athletic programmes (1933-1951), and scrapbooks containing photographs, circulars, and news cuttings (1933-1977).

Department of Education executive records

  • GR-0152
  • Series
  • 1960-1963

This record series is composed of the 1960-1963 files of the then Minister of Education, the Hon. Leslie Peterson. The files contain his ministerial correspondence and briefs that he received as a member of the cabinet. The filing system is not ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

School inspectors' reports

  • GR-0122
  • Series
  • 1918-1957

The series consists of School Inspectors' reports created by the Dept. of Education between 1918 and 1957. The reports are arranged alphabetically, by name of school or community, for the years 1918-1938; thereafter, reports are filed alphab...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Cedric J.G. Lonsdale interview

Item consists of an interview, recorded April 20, 1976 with Cedric Lonsdale who recalls his uncle, C.W. Lonsdale, the founder of Shawnigan Lake School, and discusses the history of the school. Cedric G. Lonsdale was also on the school staff at one...

Robert Ivan Knight 's Qualicum College papers

The collection consists of the records of Qualicum College, an independent boys' school on Vancouver Island. Included are letters between R.I. Knight and his family in England re: the founding and funding of the school; applications for adm...

Knight, Robert Ivan, 1901-