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Joseph William McKay papers

These records relate to McKay's career as a chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company including correspondence, a journal, notes regarding ceremonies and traditional beliefs of Indigenous people of BC, and his recollections as Chief Trader.

Between ourselves : A parting glance

SUMMARY: "Between Ourselves" was a weekly series of hour-long radio programs that presented Canada to Canadians. It featured aspects of Canadian life in docudramas, plays, music, and interviews, originating from different regions of Cana...

From the mountains to the sea : The encounter

SUMMARY: "The Encounter" is number 1 in the series: a program about the encounter of the white man with the wilderness, and with the native people, in the early days of British Columbia -- and the effects of these encounters. Voices hear...

Characters of our century : [tape 6]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #6) contains items about Alex L. Fortune, Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie, John ...

Characters of our century : [tape 4]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #4) contains items about Gerry Hill, Ned McGowan, Chief Maquinna, John Kend...

Characters of our century : [tape 5]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #5) contains items about John Houston, Captain W.A. Mouat, Col. R.T. Lowery...

Characters of our century : [tape 3]

SUMMARY: A series of short radio features (3.5 to 5.5 minutes in length) profiling famous British Columbians, produced to mark B.C.'s 1971 Centennial. This tape (tape #3) contains items about Bill Miner, Rev. Dr. Robson, Captain J. Irving, Wi...

Imbert Orchard papers

The series consists of scripts, notes, correspondence and background material related to the production of Orchard's documentary radio programs at CBC Vancouver, including the series "Living Memory" (1961-1964), "From the Mount...

Copies of William Kaye Lamb papers

The file consists of photocopies of miscellaneous records collected by W.K. Lamb including:Reminiscences of Provincial Archivists E.O.S. Scholefield and R.E. Gosnell by Alma Russell, who was for many years a member of the staff of the Provincial A...

Lamb, William Kaye, 1904-1999

Centennial '58 Committee records

  • GR-1448
  • Series
  • 1956-1962

Records of the committee established by the Centennial Celebration Act of 1956 to celebrate the centenary of the mainland colony of British Columbia in 1958. Includes records of various sub-committees and applications from communities for provinc...

British Columbia. Centennial Committee

Colonial Office "secret" supplementary correspondence

This series contains extracts from volumes in C.O. 537 series [supplementary correspondence]. The records consist mainly of despatches to and from the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Governor-General of Canada and senior British milit...

Great Britain. Colonial Office

Centennial '71 Committee records

  • GR-1450
  • Series
  • 1969-1972

The British Columbia Centennial '71 Committee was established by the British Columbia Centennial '71 Celebration Act of 1969 [SBC 1969 c.2]. Its mandate was to make and carry out "all arrangements necessary for organizing a celebrat...

British Columbia. Centennial ’71 Committee

Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee records

  • GR-1449
  • Series
  • 1966-1967

This series contains records of the committee organized to celebrate the centenary of the union of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and the centenary of confederation in Canada. The committee chairman was L.J. Wallace, Deputy Provincial Sec...

British Columbia. Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia

Crease family correspondence

Private and official correspondence, memoranda, and newspaper clippings of various members of the Crease family. Related records: MS-0054, MS-0056, MS-0573 and MS-2879. See MS-2879 for a detailed biography of Henry Pering Pellew Crease and his f...

Crease family collection

Henry Pering Pellew Crease (1823-1905) was born at Ince Castle, near Plymouth, England, educated at Cambridge, and called to the bar in 1849. He traveled to Upper Canada with his family and explored the Great Lakes area for mining potential befor...

Sound Heritage Series sound programs

  • GR-3376
  • Series
  • 1976-1983

The series comprises 20 documentary sound programs produced to accompany publications in the Sound Heritage Series, a historical quarterly published by the Provincial Archives of British Columbia (PABC) from 1976 to 1983. The archives's Aura...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia. Aural History Programme

A.G. Harvey papers

The series consists of notes and correspondence pertaining to Harvey's career as Reeve of Point Grey and Vancouver City alderman (1909-1935). It includes draft bills, reports, and newspaper cuttings re town planning and Point Grey's ama...

Frederick Longstaff papers

Diaries, 1897-1961, correspondence, subject files, scrapbooks and household accounts. The collection reflects Longstaff's interest in military affairs, naval history, mountaineering, the Anglican Church, various youth organizations and the h...

Longstaff, Frederick Victor, 1879-1961

A.C. Anderson papers

Alexander Caulfield Anderson was born near Calcutta, India in 1814 and died at Saanich in 1884. He was educated in England and joined the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) in 1831 as an apprentice clerk. After a year of service at Lachine, he was ...

Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884

Pioneer medallion application forms

  • GR-1490
  • Series
  • 1970

In 1971, to commemorate the centennial of British Columbia's entry into Confederation, the provincial government presented pioneer medallions to B.C. residents who were either born in Canada or were living in Canada prior to 1 January 1897. ...

British Columbia. Centennial ’71 Committee

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