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  • GR-1116
  • Series
  • 1925-1974

Reports regarding the B.C. school system, as follows: 1) Survey of the School System, by J.H. Putnam and M. Weir (1925); 2) Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Educational Finance, by Maxwell A. Cameron (1945); 3) "Reorganization of Scho...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

"Home Economics in British Columbia." Typescript

  • GR-2562
  • Series
  • 1941

Typescript of article by Home Economics Branch director, Jessie L. McLenaghen, giving brief survey of the development of Home Economics in B.C. schools from 1895 to 1941. The article was intended for publication in "The School".

British Columbia. Home Economics Branch

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-0899
  • Series
  • 1954-1970

Correspondence, minutes, briefs, memoranda, etc., of the Council of Public Instruction. Most of the records in this unit date from the 1967-1970 period. Included are records relating to Indian schools, private schools, universities and colleges,...

British Columbia. Council of Public Instruction

Elementary and technical education correspondence

  • GR-1446
  • Series
  • 1914-1929

Correspondence (inward and outward of the Director of Elementary Education and the organizer of Technical Education. Files include correspondence and reports, re: summer schools and night schools, manual training and domestic science, agricultura...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Commission on Vocational,Technical, and Trades Training, 1976

  • GR-0270
  • Series
  • 1976-1977

Correspondence, reports, transcripts of hearings and working papers. For further records see GR-0671.

British Columbia. Commission on Vocational, Technical and Trades Training in British Columbia [1976]

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1389
  • Series
  • 1969-1979

Correspondence, reports, and miscellaneous papers re: planning and revision of school curricula. Box 1: ministerial correspondence, progress reports, plus files on Indian education, industrial arts, home economics, and women's studies. Box ...

British Columbia. Ministry of Education. Curriculum Development Branch

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

Council of Public Instruction records

  • GR-0448
  • Series
  • 1910-1932

Official orders and correspondence inward from the Superintendent of Education, primarily regarding acquisition, disposal of school lands and staff appointments; record of business conducted by the Council, Oct. 16, 1928 to Oct. 24, 1929; and minu...

British Columbia. Council of Public Instruction

Education Branch correspondence.

  • GR-1709
  • Series
  • 1871-1889

Includes suggested draft for 1872 Public Schools Act by Thomas Nicholson (1871), correspondence re: school at Burton's Prairie (1882) and correspondence re: request for an additional teacher at New Westminster High School (1889).

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Superintendent of Education correspondence inward

  • GR-1445
  • Series
  • 1887-1894

Consists of correspondence inward to Superintendents JOHN JESSOP (1872-1878), C.C. McKENZIE (1878-1884), and S.D. POPE (1884-1899). Includes petitions for school buildings, applications for teaching posts, minutes of local school boards, school tr...

British Columbia. Superintendent of Education

Department of Education administrative records

  • GR-1479
  • Series
  • 1886-1948

Records pertaining to school properties, school sites, and school district boundaries. Vol. 1: Index to Deeds of School Sites, 1886-1948 (provides name of school, date when school district established, legal description of site, and name of vendo...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Correspondence School administrative records

  • GR-0470
  • Series
  • 1919-1969

Records pertaining to the operations of the Elementary Correspondence School Branch. Includes branch directors' correspondence and reports, 1922-1963, brochures, lesson plans, applications, and school magazines. Also includes records of cou...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Elementary Correspondence School


  • GR-2566
  • Series
  • 1934

"Peace River School Directory, May-June 1934." A bound, typescript volume compiled by School Inspector William Plenderleith. It was compiled to assist J.L. Watson, Department of Education Registrar, in making appointments to schools in ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-2564
  • Series
  • 1942

"The Peace River Educational Administrative Unit" - report prepared by School Inspector J.F.K. English (Pouce Coupe, B.C., February 1942). The Peace River Administrative Unit was first created in 1934, through the consolidation of over ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Public business files of the Minister of Education

  • GR-1791
  • Series
  • 1983

Includes correspondence from other sections and offices of the Ministry; school districts; colleges; universities; associations and miscellaneous material. This unit may be used in conjunction with GR-1788.

British Columbia. Ministry of Education


  • GR-1203
  • Series
  • 1950-1974

"Administrative Bulletin, Curriculum Adjustment for the Secondary Schools of British Columbia," 1950-1958, 1960-1968, 1974.

British Columbia. Division of Curriculum


  • GR-1202
  • Series
  • 1951-1958

"Departmental Circular for Inspectors, Directors, and other Officials."

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-1201
  • Series
  • 1957-1964

"Announcements Circular containing miscellaneous information of interest to educational personnel."

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-1200
  • Series
  • 1954-1965

"Teaching Aid Circular for the use of inspectors, principals and teachers."

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-1199
  • Series
  • 1955-1968

Chief Inspector's Circular containing suggestions for improvement of instruction from many sources.

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-1115
  • Series
  • 1947-1980

School Building Manuals, 1954, pre-1962, 1967 and 1980. Also program and report from Conference on School Buildings ' Grounds and Equipment (1947) and B.C. Community Centres Conference (1947).

British Columbia. Ministry of Education. School Finance and Facilities Division


  • GR-1113
  • Series
  • 1946-1956

Departmental circular notices pertaining to school regulations, curriculum changes, special events, etc. Also 8 pp. brief prepared by the Association of Provincial Government School Inspectors (1947) re: salaries of inspectors and directors of Ed...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-1112
  • Series
  • 1936

Bulletins of the Provincial Summer School of Education describing faculty, courses available and procedures.

British Columbia. Dept. of Education


  • GR-2082
  • Series
  • 1869

Correspondence from J.W. McKay, chairman of Yale School Board, concerning boundaries of Yale School District, school taxes, and pupils' fees as per Common School Ordinance, 1869. Draft replies to McKay's queries are included.

British Columbia. Board of Education

List of schools in British Columbia

  • GR-2081
  • Series
  • 1934-1946

List of schools in British Columbia, with names and addresses of school principals (city and municipal schools), of teachers (rural schools), and school board secretaries: 1934-1935; 1936-1937; 1937-1938; 1944-1945; & 1945-1946.

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Register of Attendance

  • GR-2070
  • Series
  • 1862-1865

Register of Attendance, Nanaimo "Colonial" School, 1862-1866. The Register, showing the names of pupils attending the second public school in British Columbia, was maintained by Cornelius Bryant, schoolmaster from 1856-1870. Also inclu...

Nanaimo School District

Minute book and accounts

  • GR-2068
  • Series
  • 1906-1928

School Trustees' minute book and accounts.

Port Simpson School District

Register and account book

  • GR-2055
  • Series
  • 1861-1865

Register of Victoria District School, 1861-1865, and school account book, 1862-1864. The Register shows the names and attendance of students at the school. "Accounts" include supply list of food staples, etc., showing prices and custom...

Victoria School District

Draft resolution

  • GR-2053
  • Series
  • ca. 1864

Draft resolution of the Legislative Assembly, urging the establishment of a nonsectarian public school system for the Colony of Vancouver Island; also a petition from a committee of citizens of Victoria, advocating a central location for the city&...

Vancouver Island. Legislative Assembly

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