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Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners

  • GR-0784
  • Series
  • 1910

This series consists of records of the Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners, 1910. Commissioner Peter S. Lampman was appointed March 24, 1910 to inquire into the actions of the Victoria Police commissioners in response to allegations of corruption. The investigation centered on the actions of the Police Commissioners in regard to bawdy houses and gambling establishments in the Chinatown area.

British Columbia. Commission on Victoria Police Commissioners (1910)

File disposition list

  • GR-1225
  • Series
  • 1982

The series consists of a photocopied file list of "O" series (O files) correspondence files, showing disposition of files. It was created by the Surveys and Land Records Branch in 1982 from a computer print-out.

It includes references indicating the following:(1) files still active with the Survey and Land Records Branch (2) files microfilmed (3) files in the Provincial Archives (4) files sent to a Regional Office of the Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing (5) Ministry of Forests files, partially renumbered to Forests filing system (6) Water Management Branch administration files and water rights applications (7) Parks Branch files renumbered to Parks Branch filing system (8) old Coal and Natural Gas files.

British Columbia. Surveys and Land Records Branch

Indian Commission album

  • MS-3433
  • Series
  • 1879-1881

The series consists of a photograph album, known as the Indian Commission album, but possibly created by or for Dr. I.W. Powell (Superintendent of Indian Affairs for British Columbia) or A.C. Anderson (Commission and Fisheries Inspector) after 1881. It contains 100 photographs from Powell and Anderson's visits to First Nations communities on the British Columbia coast in 1879 and 1881. The photographs were taken by various photographers who accompanied Powell on his trips, including O.C. Hastings and Edward Dossetter. They are of the First Nations villages and people, the ship HMS Rocket and its crew, and landscapes encountered.

Letterbook

  • GR-1183
  • Series
  • 1918

The series contains a letterbook of correspondence outward, dating from 7 January 1918 to 21 January 1918 (1 vol.). The book includes letters of the Chief Forester, the Deputy Minister of Lands, and the departmental accountant. Included with the records is a nominal index.

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Letterbook of Constable R.B. Halhed and notes

  • GR-0398
  • Series
  • 1899-1903; 1912

Letter book of Constable R.B. Halhed, 11 July 1899 - 9 March 1903 (bound volume); correspondence inward and notes, 1912, re Chemainus lock up (folder).

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force (Chemainus)

Official Administrator letterbook

  • GR-1821
  • Series
  • 1890-1895

Letterbook of correspondence outward from Official Administrator, J.C. Prevost, 1890-1895.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Provincial Secretary letterpress book

  • GR-0628
  • Series
  • 1889-1902

The series consists of a bound letterpress book created by the Dept. of the Provincial Secretary between 1889 and 1902. The book is indexed alphabetically by name of correspondent and includes copies of the Provincial Secretary's statements and correspondence. The subjects covered include statements of revenue collectors, statements of bonds deposited, permits to gather or kill game, immigration matters, lists of stipendiary magistrates, exhumation orders and other subjects that fell under the responsibility of the Provincial Secretary.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Record book

  • GR-2935
  • Series
  • 1866-1905

Chronological record book from the Nanaimo coroner's office, 1866-1905, recording inquests and showing the name of the deceased; cause of death; date of death; date of inquest; name of the coroner; names of the jurors; and the name of the medical officer. Accidental or unusual deaths, some of which may have been the subject of inquiries, are also listed. There is also a loose list of accidental deaths in Nanaimo district prior to 1866.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General