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Account book

Account book containing entries about loans, insurance, exchanges of gold dust and "gold eggs". The keeper of the accounts was acting as an agent and banker for Chinese who wished to send remittances back to China.

Chinese Ledger. Choate.

Account ledger; Chinese language book. A story, either personal or copied, appears near the back of the language book.Presented by W.B. Armstrong, Emery Camp, Choate, 1932.

Chinese Ledger (Choate, B.C.)

Commemorative album

The file consists of a small homemade commemorative album containing 17 black and white photographs. The album was made to mark a reception for Mr. and Mrs. Gomer P. Jones given by the the staff of the Hedley Gold Mining Co. on September 20, 1915...

Cowichan petition

Item consists of a petition to authorities in London prepared for Cowichan Tribe regarding Cowichan possession of their land. The petition cites and quotes at length the royal proclamation of King George III of 1763 recognizing title to the land. ...

Harrison, Eli, 1852-1930. Victoria; Judge.

Letter from Caspar Phair, Sheriff of Lillooet, to Mr. Justice Harrison regarding the sitting of County Court and the gold discoveries made by Chinese miners at Cayoosh Creek.Presented to BC Forest Service Museum; transferred to Project 87, 1981; r...

Harrison, Eli, 1852-1930

Harry Roberts journal

Series consists of a journal written by Harry Roberts to his young daughter, Yolanda, 1933-1949. The journal includes small illustrations and photos and provides daily accounts of life on the Sunshine Coast. It also includes information about th...

Roberts, Louis Harry, 1884-1979

Journal notes : Kwawkewkth Agency

The item consists of draft notes presumably prepared by a member (not identified) of the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs for the Province of British Columbia (McKenna-McBride Royal Commission). The notes are not dated by year, but are thought t...

Mackenzie, John Peter. Military Engineer.

Letter from Sam L. Bedson about efforts by Vancouver Chinese merchants to export goods to China, and offering comments about strikes and rumors of strikes in Vancouver area.Presented by Brent Murray, Archivist, Military Engineers Museum, Vedder Cr...

Mackenzie, John Peter. Military Engineer

Papers relating to Delegation to Ottawa re claims

The file consists of documentation prepared by the Delegation of Allied Indian Tribes of British Columbia (also referred to as Allied Tribes of British Columbia) and presented to various Government of Canada bodies and individuals, including actin...

Allied Indian Tribes of British Columbia

Translations of Vancouver Island treaties

The series consists of three documents relating to MS-0772 Register of land purchases from Indians. The agreements recorded in the register are referred to as the Vancouver Island treaties (formerly known as the Douglas or Fort Victoria treaties)....

First Nations, Land, & James Douglas: Indigenous & Treaty Rights in the Colonies of Vancouver Island & BC, 1849-1864 conference