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Jack Fillion film collection

  • PR-2147
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1925-1950]

The collection consists of two amateur films showing Stewart, B.C., and mining operations in the vicinity. The later film also shows the nearby community of Hyder, Alaska.

Fillion, Jack, collector

Eve Ostepovich collection

  • PR-2148
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1945-1951]

The collection consists of four films showing young women taking part in massed calisthenics, folk dancing and other "Pro-Rec" activities, organized under the auspices of the Provincial Recreation Movement.

Ostepovich, Eve, collector

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

Allan D. Taylor film collection

  • PR-2228
  • Collection
  • 1907-1931

The collection consists of video copies of 36 film items from the Allan D. Taylor collection held by Library and Archives Canada. These selected items (mainly newsreel footage and out-takes) depict British Columbia events, leisure activities, scen...

Taylor, Allan D., 1916-1999

Canadian Forestry Association collection

  • PR-2230
  • Collection
  • 1926-[193-?]

The ciollection consists of four 35 mm motion picture prints, including films produced by the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau and the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau. The four titles include films about sport fishing in Ontario [and B.C.?...

Canadian Forestry Association of British Columbia

Douglas S. Wilson collection

  • PR-2232
  • Collection
  • 1938-1955 , 1969 , 1981

The collection mainly consists of copies of several short films by Oscar and Dorothy Burritt. The Burritts were film enthusiasts and amateur filmmakers who lived in Vancouver until 1947. Oscar C. Burritt also worked as a professional cinematograph...

Wilson, Douglas S.

June Medd film collection

  • PR-2234
  • Collection
  • 1931-1949

The collection comprises 21 films shot or produced between 1931 and 1949, mainly by the Photographic Branch of the British Columbia Government Travel Bureau. It includes prints of ten early BCGTB productions -- one silent and nine with sound -- ...

Medd, June I.

Pacific Cinematheque collection

  • PR-2235
  • Collection
  • 1944-1975

The collection consists of film printing elements and film prints accumulated by the Pacific Cinematheque as part of their archival mandate.The collection also includes a few release prints of older National Film Board productions (1944-1968), mos...

Pacific Cinematheque Pacifique

B.C. music collection

  • PR-2250
  • Collection
  • [194-]-1988

The collection comprises about 1830 published sound recordings, mainly of music composed, arranged, and performed by British Columbia and Western Canadian musicians, or which was recorded in the province or released by British Columbia companies. ...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

BC Archives fire insurance plan collection

  • PR-2268
  • Collection
  • 1885-1970

The BC Archives fire insurance plan collection consists of plans of British Columbia communities acquired from various sources over the years. The plans have been arranged alphabetically by community by Archives staff. While most of the plans are ...

Bill Barlee collection

  • PR-2280
  • Collection
  • 1893-1968

The collection consists of photographs collected by Bill Barlee and 2 historic maps of South Okanagan - Similkameen and West Kootenay.

Barlee, Neville Langrell, 1932-2012

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

City of Vancouver Archives film and video collection

  • PR-2301
  • Collection
  • 1929-1961

The collection comprises seven moving image items, including four documentaries about Vancouver or British Columbia and three actuality reels depicting Vancouver and area events.

Vancouver, B.C. City Archives

Jack Webster radio broadcast collection

  • PR-2320
  • Collection
  • 1970-1983

The collection consists primarily of radio broadcasts for 1977-1978, representing the period before Webster switched to broadcast television for his current affairs talk show. These broadcasts were recorded at both his Vancouver and his Victoria ...

Port Progress photo collection

  • PR-2330
  • Collection
  • 1914-1926

The collection consists of 110 black and white negatives of the Port Progress (Blunden Harbour) settlement site and survey photos of the area. Included are ca. 10 images taken in Vancouver and Prince Rupert of diesel converted boats and Irish Fus...

BC railway slide collection

  • PR-2341
  • Collection
  • 1950-1982

The collection consists of 583 colour slides taken between 1950 and 1982 by an unknown photographer. They mostly consist of images of the British Columbia Electric Railway, including cars, models and stations. There are also images of the Pacifi...

James M. Bogyo collection

  • PR-2348
  • Collection
  • 1940-1958

The collection consists of films and sound recordings accumulated or created by James M. Bogyo in his work with Rayonier Canada and the British Columbia Power Commission. The films depict logging on Vancouver Island and the activities of the BC P...

Bogyo, James M.

Godfrey Holloway collection

  • PR-2350
  • Collection
  • 1956-[ca. 1966]

The collection consists of 2 16 mm film reels and 1 35 mm film reel. The 16 mm reels include an excerpt from CBUT Vancouver's "Almanac" and footage of the Olde England Inn in Esquimalt. The 35 mm reel is footage of the Ripple Rock...

Holloway, Godfrey Fry, 1909-

Don Rogers film collection

  • PR-2354
  • Collection
  • ca.1928-1934

The collection comprises prints of four travel films sponsored by or attributed to the National Parks Branch.

Rogers, Don

Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario) collection

  • PR-2356
  • Collection
  • 1941-1943

The collection comprises videotape transfers of amateur film shot between 1941 and 1943 showing conscientious objectors mostly at B.C. Forest Service camps (clearing, building, planting, fire-fighting, camp life). Also train travel from Ontario t...

Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario)

Jean B. Wilton oral history collection

  • PR-2357
  • Collection
  • [196-]-[197-]

The collection consists of sound recordings compiled by Jean B. Wilton while researching her book "May I Talk to John Howard?: The Story of J.D. Hobden, a Friend to Prisoners" (1973).

Wilton, Jean Birch, 1906-

Canadian Pacific Railway Company collection

  • PR-2358
  • Collection
  • 1880-1960; predominant 1897-1938

The collection consists of records created by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the process of carrying out activities which include the registration of its ships, the promotion of its travel and tourist facilities, and the operation of its ...

Canadian Pacific Railway Company

Carol Pearson collection

  • PR-2359
  • Collection
  • 1942-2000

Collection consists of correspondence inward to Carol Pearson from Emily Carr between 1942-1945. The letters were used by Pearson in her book entitled "Emily Carr as I Knew Her", published in 1954.Also included in the collection are let...

Pearson, Carol Denise

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

Knowledge Network : miscellaneous videotapes

  • PR-2364
  • Collection
  • 1980-1987

The collection consists of miscellaneous videotapes transferred from the Knowledge Network to the Sound and Moving Image Division, BC Archives.

Knowledge Network (B.C.)

Medals, Tokens and Numismatic Collection

  • PR-2365
  • Collection
  • 221 BCE – 2004, predominant 1845-2004

There are 4 main types of material in the collection: medals and awards of merit, tokens, numismatic paper, and numismatic coins. The category of “medals” also includes occasional items of jewelry, commemorative objects of various types and mili...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

West Coast Development Company collection

  • PR-2373
  • Collection
  • 1912-1914

The collection consists of records relating primarily to the West Coast Development Company, which aimed to develop land, located near Clo-oose on the west coast of Vancouver Island, into a resort destination. The company often used the tagline—Ca...

West Coast Development Company

Provincial Archives sheet music collection

  • PR-2375
  • Collection
  • 1899 - 2018

Collection includes published sheet music, many with lyrics, collected by the Provincial Archives. The majority of the collection includes materials published prior to 1970.

Emily Carr art collection

  • PR-2378
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1893]-1945

The collection consists of artwork created or acquired by Emily Carr between ca. 1893 and 1945. This collection was acquired by the BC Archives over many years through donations and purchases. It includes sketchbooks, paintings and other artworks.

Carr, Emily, 1871-1945

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