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Okanagan district (B.C.)
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Administrative records relating to Forest Protection Plans

  • GR-0992
  • Series
  • 1929

Forest Protection Plans, 1929, by S.E. Marling (288 pp.). Includes information on ranger stations, buildings, boats, equipment, fire lookouts, organization, trails, forest cover, causes of fires, and list of settlers with telephones.

British Columbia. Kamloops Forest District

Assize record books

  • GR-2541
  • Series
  • 1894-1905

Assize record books.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Barnes, Mary (Postill). Vancouver.

Biography, 1980, of Eleanor Armour Jamieson Postill, early Okanagan Valley settler and mother of Mary Barnes; reminiscences about Elizabeth Jamieson, grandmother of Mary Barnes, entitled "The lady of New Westminster's first Presbyterian ...

Barnes, Mary (Postill)

Bench books

  • GR-2310
  • Series
  • 1930-1946

Bench books, cases heard by Judge John D. Swanson, 1930-1941, and Judge James Ross Archibald, 1942-1946.

British Columbia. County Court (Kelowna)

Bench books

  • GR-3508
  • Series
  • 1890-1953

The series consists of nine volumes of judges’ bench books from the Vernon county court and the County Court of Yale holden at Vernon. The series includes both civil and criminal court cases and includes two 1934 volumes of the records of county ...

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer.

Reminiscences concerning Bodington's boyhood in England, voyage to New York, and travels in Montana and Oregon (1884-1887). Reminiscences of Vancouver and of Bodington's career as farmer on Sea Island, in New Westminster, and in Vernon ...

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer

Boundary District Police letter book and daily diaries

  • GR-1728
  • Series
  • 1901-1919

Letterbook, Dec. 27, 1905 - Dec. 13, 1907 (vol. 1); daily diaries, April 1, 1901-June 30, 1908 (vol. 2) and April 26, 1911-March 31, 1919. (vol. 3).

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force. Boundary District

Boundary Gold Commissioner records

  • GR-0231
  • Series
  • 1890-1922

The series consists of records created by the Boundary Gold Commissioner between 1890 and 1922. It includes correspondence inward, records of claims, certificates of work, conveyances of claims, water record and records of free miners certificates.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Gold Commissioner (Boundary, B.C.)

Builder, Arthur G., 1902-. Victoria.

"Born 1902 - like Johnny Walker, still going strong": Mr. Builder emigrated from England to Canada in 1923, worked at various jobs in the Kootenays, Vancouver and Port Coquitlam and the Okanagan, and in Nova Scotia. He served in the Ca...

Builder, Arthur G.

Case files

  • GR-2846
  • Series
  • 1949

Case files from two speedy trials: 1949 - Charles Foreman; 1952 - Norman Henry Lovell.

British Columbia. County Court (Kelowna)

Cash book, register and other material

  • GR-2211
  • Series
  • 1923-1978

Suitors' fund cash book, May 1923 - March 1978 (p.1-189); Law Stamp register, October 1930 - September 1973 (p.200-248); Small Claims Court suitors' fund cash book, 1978 (p.249-250); suitors' funds transferred to and made by Treasur...

British Columbia. County Court (Kelowna)

Claxton family papers

Cecil Claxton was born in Hampstead, England in 1886. He joined the Merchant Marine and the Royal Naval Reserve, and both before and after the First World War, served in the Canadian Pacific's Trans-Pacific fleet, attaining the rank of Staff...

Commission to Enquire Into the Economic Conditions in the Several Areas under Irrigation Projects, 1927

  • GR-0314
  • Series
  • 1927

Submissions to the commission (4 vols.), final report (1 vol., 2 copies), exhibits (1 vol..). The enquiry examined the following areas: Glenmore Irrigation District, Grand Forks I.D., Heffley Creek I.D., Naramata I.D., Peachland I.D., Rutland I.D....

British Columbia. Commission to Enquire Into the Economic Conditions in the Several Areas under Irrigation Projects, 1927

Commissioner of Grazing's records

  • GR-1206
  • Series
  • 1919-1920

Commissioner of Grazing's file carbon copies of free grazing permits issued in the Vernon and Cariboo Grazing Districts and letter transmitting grazing fees (form) from the Kamloops Grazing District. The boundaries of grazing districts coinc...

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Conditional bills of sale

  • GR-3505
  • Series
  • 1930-1953

The series consists of ledgers of conditional bills of sale for the Vernon area. A typical entry includes the names of both parties involved and a bill number. Most ledgers are indexed. Ledgers date from 1930 to 1953.

British Columbia. County Court (Vernon)

Correspondence

  • GR-1046
  • Series
  • 1919-1920

Correspondence files relating to water licences and irrigation in the vicinities of Rock Creek and Greenwood, and the southern Okanagan valley.

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1228
  • Series
  • 1933-1954

General correspondence file regarding Provincial Forest Reserves coded MFR Supervision according to the Forest Service filing system described in Operational Manual with instructions to Forest officers ... (Victoria, 1942), pp. 109-110, 341-353. ...

British Columbia. Kamloops Forest District

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1022
  • Series
  • 1921-1951

Correspondence, memoranda, and notes relating to irrigation, the hydrometric programme (1944) and hot springs and mineral wells. Includes list of water records within various Okanagan irrigation districts.

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

Criminal record books

  • GR-2542
  • Series
  • 1894-1961

Assize record books for criminal cases.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Vernon)

Daily diaries kept by constable at Enderby

  • GR-1473
  • Series
  • 1938-1950

Daily diaries kept by constable at Enderby, B.C., 1938-1950 (7 vols.)

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force. Enderby Detachment

Dirk Alexander Fraser personal papers

Dirk Fraser was a student at Vernon Preparatory School, 1938-1941, and Magee High School in Vancouver, 1941-1943. This collection includes his 1941-1942 diary, his letters home to his mother and sister 1940-1941, letters to him from friends 1942-...

Essays and accounts

Transcripts of short essays on various subjects, including the transport and mining industries in B.C., the history of B.C., descriptions of Victoria and other B.C. cities. Also includes accounts of car trips taken by L.A. Coton to the Okanagan, ...

Coton, Leonard A.

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