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A.I. McLean fonds

  • PR-1594
  • Fonds
  • 1877

The fonds consists of McLean's survey book for a survey near Edmonton.

McLean, A.I.

Patrick O'Farrell fonds

  • PR-1641
  • Fonds
  • 1900, 1912-1933

The fonds consists of O'Farrell's correspondence relating to his work with the CPR.

O'Farrell, Patrick

Harris family fonds

  • PR-0864
  • Fonds
  • 1753, 1834-1920

The fonds consists of correspondence of the Harris family, principally that of Martha and Dennis Harris, memoirs, journals, business records of Dennis Harris and family memorabilia. Fonds includes records relating to Sir James Douglas, the diary o...

Harris (family)

Records relating to Special Constables under the Railway Act

  • GR-2884
  • Series
  • 1903-1996

The series consists of applications, certificates of appointment, oaths, certificates of dismissal and indexes for Special Constables under the Railway Act filed at the Vancouver Court Registry between 1903 and 1996. Appointments were made by a V...

British Columbia. Court Registry (Vancouver)

Vernon Denton fonds

  • PR-1402
  • Fonds
  • 1806-1808, 1852-1943

The fonds consists of Denton's correspondence relating primarily to Simon Fraser, copies of Simon Fraser's 1806 and 1808 journals, notes on the fur trade, the Gold Rush, the building of the CPR, and other significant historical events.

Denton, Vernon

Ashdown Green fonds

  • PR-0816
  • Fonds
  • 1865-1874

The fonds consists of Green's diaries relating to survey work for the Canadian Pacific Railway and a survey of Saltspring Island.

Green, Ashdown, 1840-1927

C.F. Hanington fonds

  • PR-1580
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1876 [Photocopied 194-?]

The fonds consists of Hanington's letterbook.

Hanington, C.F.

Agreement

  • GR-2051
  • Series
  • 1928

Signed agreement between the Department of Highways and the C.P.R. re compensation paid by the C.P.R. for each level crossing on the Old Cariboo Road between Haig and Spences Bridge, eliminated by the construction of the new provincial highway.

British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

Edmund Duchesnay fonds

  • PR-1010
  • Fonds
  • 1897

The fonds consists of a diary (1897) kept by Duchesnay while examining the Stikine River and the country between Telegraph Creek and Teslin Lake for the proposed Canadian-Yukon railway.

Duchesnay, Edmund, d. 1901

Alexander Begg fonds

  • PR-1178
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1894

The fonds consists of Alexander Begg's letterbook and questionnaires distributed by the Canadian Pacific Railway Land Department to settlers in the North West Territory and a manuscript of the "History of the North West".

Begg, Alexander, 1839-1897

Thomas O. Kilpatrick fonds

  • PR-0594
  • Fonds
  • Photocopied 1973, 1975 (originally created 1893-1965)

The fonds consists of copies of records created by Thomas O. Kilpatrick. They include appointments, correspondence, subject files and a diary.

Kilpatrick, Thomas O., d. 1939

Joseph Hunter fonds

  • PR-0689
  • Fonds
  • 1874-1934

The fonds consists of notes and sketches of exploration from Quesnel to Salmon River, a journal, letterbooks, diaries, correspondence regarding Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir), Canadian Pacific Railway and surveys.

Hunter, Joseph, 1842-1935

Andrew J. Onderdonk fonds

  • PR-1803
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1881]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Pacific Section, including views of landscapes, tunnels, structures, construction workers, First Nations along the route, and portraits of the Onderdonk ...

Onderdonk, Andrew J., 1848-1905

Bordertown Publishing collection

  • PR-2282
  • Collection
  • 1886-1966 ; predominant 1920s-1950s

The collection consists of photographic negatives that mainly depict railway operations in western Canada, particularly British Columbia, from 1886 to 1966. The collection was accumulated from photographs shot or collected by Albert Paull, Roy Jen...

Bordertown Publishing

George A. Keefer fonds

  • PR-1589
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1884

The fonds consists of copies of outward telegrams of George A. Keefer pertaining to progress reports on railway construction.

Keefer, George A.

Reports of the Assistant Timber Inspector at Nelson

  • GR-1213
  • Series
  • 1912

Reports of the Assistant Timber Inspector at Nelson on timber cut and royalties payable by the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Doukhobor Society.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Daniel Wishart Mainguy fonds

  • PR-0592
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1884

The fonds consists of journals describing Daniel Mainguy's travels, his life at Chemainus and his work on the Canadian Pacific Railway. [Also available on microfilm.]

Mainguy, Daniel Wishart

Edouard Deville fonds

  • PR-0982
  • Fonds
  • 1886

The fonds consists of albumen prints of the CPR line from Port Arthur to Victoria.

Deville, Edouard Gaston Daniel, 1849-1924

Charles Horetzky fonds

  • PR-0803
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1875

The fonds consists of two photograph albums created by Charles Horetzky around 1875.

Horetzky, Charles

George Hargreaves fonds

  • PR-0857
  • Fonds
  • 1862-1878

The fonds consists of George Hargreaves' diary, survey notes relating to work for the Canadian Pacific Railway, and a "sketch" sent to friends in England.

Hargreaves, George, d. 1910

Malcolm McLeod fonds

  • PR-0570
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1899

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts and notes relating to the Puget's Sound Agricultural Company, the North West Territories and the selection of a route for the Canadian Pacific Railway.

McLeod, Malcolm, 1821-1899

Marcus Smith fonds

  • PR-0238
  • Fonds
  • 1815-1903 [Microfilmed 1969]

The fonds consists of a family register and diary, records (including diaries) relating to Canadian Pacific Railway exploration and construction, a letter book, various memoranda, diary extracts and biographical notes.

Smith, Marcus, 1815-1904

Earl Marsh collection

  • PR-2362
  • Collection
  • 1868-1999; predominant 1922-1975

The collection consists of the records gathered by Earl Marsh, who intended to preserve the history of the British Columbia Coast Steamship Service (BCCSS) and the maritime history of British Columbia generally. He primarily collected records from...

Marsh, Earl John

William M. Sloan fonds

  • PR-2376
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1994

The fonds consists primarily of the professional records of Bill Sloan, and document his career in the forestry industry—especially as it related to land management for Canadian Pacific and the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway. Many of the records ap...

McDougal Sloan, Bill, 1919-2010

Correspondence

  • GR-1306
  • Series
  • 1881

"Correspondence between Mr. De Cosmos, as Special Agent to London, and others, respecting the Petition of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, to the Queen, on the subject of the Canadian Pacific Railway from March 22nd 1881 ... to A...

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

Stan Humphrey fonds

  • PR-2322
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1973

The fonds consists of records documenting the professional career of Stan Humphrey. As a train dispatcher for the E&N Railroad, the records relate to his work as an employee for the E&N and primarily his union work for the Order of Railroa...

Humphrey, Stanley Norman

Donald MacLachlan fonds

  • PR-2303
  • Fonds
  • 1886-2006

The fonds consists of records documenting the professional and personal life of Donald MacLachlan. The predominant theme of the records is MacLachlan's involvement in the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, its history, operations, and advocacy w...

MacLachlan, Donald F.

Crown land records

  • GR-1408
  • Series
  • 1901-1952

Certificates granted with the object of facilitating registration of title to a portion of Crown lands granted to the Nelson and Fort Sheppard Railway Company and the Kaslo and Slocan Railway Company (2 vols.), 1901-1904. Includes notices from th...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

C.H. Gamsby fonds

  • PR-0967
  • Fonds
  • 1881

The fonds consists of a diary of Canadian Pacific Railway surveys of Port Moody and Fraser Valley. [Also available on microfilm.]

Gamsby, C.H.

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