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Archer Martin fonds

  • PR-0677
  • Fonds
  • 1808-1928

The fonds consists of correspondence, collected documents, and research notes used on the preparation of Martin's volume on Hudson's Bay Company land tenures. The fonds also consists of general correspondence files, letterbooks, and jud...

Martin, Archer, 1865-1941

Donald Ross fonds

  • PR-0303
  • Fonds
  • 1816-1877

The fonds consists of correspondence, and diverse papers relating to the Hudson's Bay Company including invoices, reports, memoranda and accounts. [Also available on microfilm.]

Ross, Donald, 1797? - 1852

W.H. McNeill fonds

  • PR-1821
  • Fonds
  • 1819-1844

The fonds consists of McNeill's log books for the Burton, Llama, Beaver, Golden Farmer, Paragon, Convoy, Tally Ho, Una and Cowlitz.

McNeill, W.H.

John Work fonds

  • PR-1506
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1851, [ca. 1945]

The fonds consists of 15 journals, one notebook, and correspondence written by John Work. The notebook was written in 1834, and the journals extend from 1823-1835 when Work was traveling as a trader for the Hudson's Bay Company in the western...

Work, John

Samuel Black fonds

  • PR-1196
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1835

The fonds consists of diaries, a will and a letter.

Black, Samuel

James Douglas family fonds

  • PR-1428
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1900

The fonds consists of notebooks, letterbooks, account books, and the death certificate of James Douglas. Fonds includes several diaries kept by James Douglas and one diary kept by Martha Douglas, various official papers to do with the governing of...

Douglas family (James Douglas)

William Fraser Tolmie fonds

  • PR-0124
  • Fonds
  • 1830 - 1883

The fonds consists of correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, commissions, notes and memoranda, some records relating to his service with the Hudson's Bay Company.

Tolmie, William Fraser, 1812-1886

Alexander Caulfield Anderson fonds

  • PR-1052
  • Fonds
  • 1834-1884

The fonds consists of journals, certificates, notes and correspondence. Fonds includes Anderson's journal of an expedition to explore the interior of B.C.

Anderson, Alexander Caulfield, 1814-1884

Hudson's Bay Company and James Douglas correspondence collection

  • PR-2206
  • Collection
  • 1841-1858

The collection consists of six letters by James Douglas to James Yale or Donald Manson, three agreements between the Hudson 's Bay Company and four employees, and a bill of lading for the Hudson's Bay Company ship Cadboro.

Douglas, James, Sir, 1803-1877

Fort Victoria fonds

  • PR-1683
  • Fonds
  • 1844-1860, 1877-1895

The fonds consists of correspondence, account books, letterbooks, and fur tariffs of Fort Victoria and the Victoria Land Office of the Hudson's Bay Company. Fonds include a register of land purchased from Indians near Fort Victoria and a rec...

Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Victoria

Andrew Muir fonds

  • PR-1553
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1850

The fonds consists of Muir's diary starting in December 1848 as he prepared to leave Scotland for Vancouver Island and continuing until June 5th, 1850. Diary provides details of his voyage to and experiences on Vancouver Island.

Muir, Andrew

Roderick Finlayson fonds

  • PR-1496
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1859

The fonds consists of certificates of appointment of Roderick Finlayson.

Finlayson, Roderick, 1818-1892

Crown land grants

  • GR-3139
  • Series
  • 1851-1878

The Crown land grants in this series have been recorded in registers covering particular districts or towns. Those registered after 1869 overlap with a centrally registered series of Crown land grants (GR-3097,1869-1930). Included in this series i...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Land sale vouchers

  • GR-1170
  • Series
  • 1858-1859

Miscellaneous land sale vouchers, issued at Victoria, B.C. by Joseph D. Pemberton, Colonial Surveyor. Includes vouchers pursuant to the sale of fur trade lands of the Hudson's Bay Company and vouchers signed by various Vancouver Island treas...

Vancouver Island. Office of the Surveyor General

Alexander Grant Dallas fonds

  • PR-1379
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1863

The fonds consists of letters inward regarding Hudson's Bay Company interests in B.C. and on the prairies and a scrapbook containing clippings and sketchbook, journals, and a log book from a voyage to California from Mexico.

Dallas, Alexander Grant, 1818-1882

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General

  • GR-1459
  • Series
  • 1864-1879

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General on a wide range of subjects, as listed in finding aid.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General

William Kernaghan fonds

  • PR-1547
  • Fonds
  • 1865

The fonds consists of Kernaghan's notes and correspondence pertaining to his protest over the Hudson's Bay Company monopoly.

Kernaghan, William

George Simpson McTavish fonds

  • PR-0584
  • Fonds
  • 1872, 1890-1941

The fonds consists of correspondence, text of a speech, journal of a trip from Winnipeg to McDame Post in 1890, a reminiscence entitled "Not Forgotten" and a speech delivered to the BC Historical Association entitled "Fifty years ag...

McTavish, George Simpson, 1863-1943

Frank Beaton fonds

  • PR-1100
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1944

The fonds consists of diaries, account books, letter books, a record of place claims 1916-1936, mining receipts and miscellaneous correspondence. The fonds also consists of journals kept while at Fort St. John and Hudson's Hope containing rec...

Beaton, Frank, 1865-1945

Isaac Burpee fonds

  • PR-1623
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1944

The fonds consists of Burpee's correspondence, mainly from descendants of John Work of the Hudson's Bay Company, pertaining to the editing of Work's journals.

Burpee, Isaac

Beaver fonds

  • PR-1960
  • Fonds
  • 1861-1870 [Microfilmed 196-]

The fonds consists of logbooks of the Beaver.

Beaver (Ship)

James Anderson fonds

  • PR-1498
  • Fonds
  • 1850-1858 [Photocopied 1942]

The fonds consists of journals and letterbooks of James Anderson.

Anderson, James, 1812-1867

John McLeod fonds

  • PR-0569
  • Fonds
  • 1823-1849 [Microfilmed ca. 1990]

The fonds consists of letters received from friends and associates, a report on occurrences at Kamloops in 1822 and a rough journal of a trip from Kamloops to Edmonton in 1826.

McLeod, John, 1788-1849

Labouchere fonds

  • PR-1666
  • Fonds
  • 1859-1861 [Microfilmed 1942]

The fonds consists of the fur trade journal of the steamer Labouchere. [Also available on microfilm.]

Labouchere (Ship)

Joseph William McKay fonds

  • PR-0560
  • Fonds
  • 1837-1899 [Microfilmed ca. 1990]

The fonds consists of records relating to Joseph William McKay's career as a chief trader for the Hudson's Bay Company including correspondence, a journal, notes regarding festivals and traditional beliefs of the B.C. Indians and his rec...

McKay, Joseph William, 1829-1900

Edward Ermatinger fonds

  • PR-0947
  • Fonds
  • 1818-1874 [Microfilmed ca. 1990]

The fonds consists of letters received from friends and associates. Fonds includes Ermatinger's correspondence inward from Archibald McDonald, William Todd and John Work.

Ermatinger, Edward, 1797-1876

James Bissett fonds

  • PR-1193
  • Fonds
  • 1854-1914 [Microfilmed 1984]

The fonds consists of diaries covering Bissett's travels, notes and letters.

Bissett, James, 1831-1900