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O'Kelly, Gladys. "A Woman's Log of an Arctic Voyage"

"A Woman's Log of an Arctic Voyage" by Gladys O'Kelly detailing a voyage she made on the Lady Kindersley in 1921. The Lady Kindersley left Vancouver on her maiden voyage for the Hudson's Bay Company on 30 June 1921 bound ...

O'Kelly, Gladys

Department of Human Resources case files sample

  • GR-0130
  • Series
  • ca.1945-1972

A systematic sample of early case files including some of the earliest applications for the Old Age Assistance, Disabled Persons Allowance and Blind Persons Allowance programs; case files from the Island Youth Centre; and files representing the ge...

British Columbia. Dept. of Human Resources

Letterbooks and other material

  • GR-2043
  • Series
  • 1881-1948

Records of British Columbia Indian Agencies; letterbooks, letters inward, subject files, general administration files, agents' journals, constable's reports, agricultural and industrial statistics, correspondence re Royal Commission on I...

Canada. Department of Indian Affairs

Correspondence and other material

Series consists of correspondence inward, sermons and addresses, pamphlets and newspaper clippings pertaining to mental health services, and a brief entitled "Home For Emotionally Disturbed Children" prepared in 1956 by the Canadian Asso...

Green, Ashdown Henry, 1840-1927. Victoria; surveyor

Journal of Columbia River Exploring Party, 1865 (original: printed version in Library NW 971.K0 B868); 2. Diary kept as a transit man with CPR survey party ā€œSā€, January 1872 to October 1873 (original); 3. and 4. Diary kept as a transit man with CP...

Green, Ashdown, 1840-1927

Mist, Henry Masterman

Diaries and scrapbook kept by Henry Masterman Mist while interned in Ruhleben Camp, Spandan during World War I. This unit also contains "Prisoners Pie", a magazine produced by the prisoners for New Year 1916, and 2 books about Ruhleben, ...

Notice of appeal of case (Gray et al v McCallum etc.)

  • GR-0355
  • Series
  • 1889-1894

Notice of appeal of case of Samuel Gray, John Gray and James Gray versus Arthur Edward McCallum, and by counter-claim, McCallum versus the Grays and Edward Mainwaring Johnson and the Ophir Bed Rock Flume Company (1894). Includes letter from John ...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Indexes to Public Works building plans

  • GR-2184
  • Series
  • 1969-1977

The series consists of indexes created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1969 and 1977 to manage building plans of public buildings throughout British Columbia.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Personal and family records

Series consists of personal and family records created and assembled by Jean Donald Gow in her career as an illustrator, artist, and wife of a Canadian naval officer while stationed in Victoria and elsewhere from the 1920s to the 1950s. The series...

Artwork and illustrations

The series consists of stand alone artwork as well as illustrations created by Gow. Some of the illustrations were prepared for publication. The series also contains published books which feature illustrations by Gow.

Certificates of purchase

  • GR-1521
  • Series
  • 1859-1944

Acknowledgement of moneys received by the Lands Department pursuant to the pre-emption or sale of crown land. Certificates include district, legal description of land, acreage, date and terms of payment, name of payer, pre-emption record number, ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

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

Public Works executive correspondence inward

  • GR-0074
  • Series
  • 1909-1915

The series consists of records created by the Minister of Public Works and includes semi-official correspondence inward relating to Public Works between 1909 and 1911 as well as semi-official correspondence inward relating to Public Works and Rail...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works. Office of the Minister


The series consists of 63 black and white photographs or postcards created or acquired by Hutchings in the 1920s and 1930s which mainly document the 1936 Skeena flood and its impact on Anyox and Terrace. There are also snow slide photographs take...

Cornelius O'Keefe family personal and business papers

Business and personal papers of Cornelius O'Keefe family and ranch, Vernon, B.C. Collection includes receipts, journals, account books, inventories, stock books, and business correspondence, 1887-1945, newspaper cuttings, inspirational tract...

O'Keefe (family)

The Great War album

The series consists of a photo album with 253 pages and 1437 b&w photographs that cover the period 1914 to 1919. The album measures approximately 32 cm x 42 cm x 10 cm and the average photograph measures 9 cm x 14 cm. The album has been annot...

World War I Photographs

The World War I Photographs series contains several images taken in British Columbia from 1914 to 1919 in relation to the Great War. The largest categories of pictures include photographs of troops' departures from Victoria and Vancouver, as ...

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

Memoranda, notes and transcripts of speeches re vocational education

  • GR-0209
  • Series
  • ca. 1956-1969

The series consists of "historical" files maintained by John S. White, Director, Technical and Vocational Education Branch. Includes an historical overview of Technical and Vocational Education in B.C. (1906-1962); memorandum on the &qu...

British Columbia. Technical and Vocational Education Branch

Northeastern District Mining Engineer correspondence

  • GR-0207
  • Series
  • 1917-1937

The series consists of records created by the Resident Mining Engineer of the Northeastern district between 1917 and 1937. Records include correspondence inward and outward, largely with Deputy Minister and Provincial Mineralogist and files re le...

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Resident Mining Engineer. Northeastern District

Northwestern District Mining Engineer correspondence outward

  • GR-0206
  • Series
  • 1920-1943

The series consists of records created by the Northwestern District mining engineer between 1920 and 1943.Records include correspondence inward and outward, reports, alphabetical files and prospectuses of mining companies and correspondence about ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Resident Mining Engineer. Northwestern District

Sooke District Mining Board minute book

  • GR-0204
  • Series
  • 1865

The series consists of a minute book for the Sooke district created in 1865 by the Vancouver Island Gold Commissioner.

Vancouver Island. Gold Commissioner. Mining Board of the Sooke District

Prospector's training camps correspondence, reports and course materials

  • GR-0202
  • Series
  • 1935-1943

The series consists of correspondence, reports and course materials re prospectors training camps set up jointly by the Dept. of Mines and the Dept. of Labour under a federal-provincial unemployment relief scheme.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Chief Mining Engineer

Deputy Minister building project photograph files

  • GR-3286
  • Series
  • 1958-1978

Series consists of photographs created by the Ministry of Highways and Public Works and its predecessor body, the Ministry of Public Works, to document buildings and other projects from 1958 to 1978. Although the original series consisted of a se...

British Columbia. Ministry of Highways and Public Works. Deputy Minister of Public Works

Mine inspection photographs

  • GR-3342
  • Series
  • 1929-1991

Series consists of photographs created or acquired by the Resource Management Branch of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and its predecessor bodies, between 1929 and 1991. Most of the photographs are glued onto pages that for...

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Inspection Branch

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