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Deputy Minister general office files

  • GR-3310
  • Series
  • 1958-1992

Series consists of general files created by George Giles in his capacity as an employee of the Department of Public Works and as Deputy Minister of the Department and later Ministry of Public Works. The files cover the period from 1958 to 1992 an...

British Columbia. Provincial Capital Commission

Deputy Minister day files

  • GR-3308
  • Series
  • 1973-1979

Series consists of day files created by George Giles as Deputy Minister of various British Columbia ministries and departments from 1973 to 1979. The day files are arranged chronologically by year and month and contain copies of each month's...

British Columbia. Ministry of Deregulation

Deputy Minister photographs

  • GR-3339
  • Series
  • 1973-1979

Series consists of photographs acquired by George Giles as Deputy Minister of Highways and Public Works and its predecessor body, the Department of Public Works, from 1973 to 1979. There are photographs taken of the legislative precinct area in 1...

British Columbia. Ministry of Highways and Public Works

Central registry files including building and subject file register and index

  • GR-1248
  • Series
  • 1965-1978

The series consists of the Dept. of Public Works central registry files including the building and subject file register and index.The files are arranged by file code and are stored in over 300 containers (000329-0001 to 000329-0369). In order to...

British Columbia. Ministry of Highways and Public Works

Public Works building plans : aperture cards

  • GR-2176
  • Series
  • [ca. 1970]-1978

The series consists of approximately 23,000 aperture cards created by the Dept. of Public Works between ca. 1970 and 1978 to manage building plans and drawings of public buildings throughout British Columbia. The plans include those for law court...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Indexes to Public Works building plans

  • GR-2184
  • Series
  • 1969-1978

The series consists of indexes created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1969 and 1978 to manage building plans of public buildings throughout British Columbia. The province was divided into areas and then each public building or complex was g...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Treasury Board letters

  • GR-3309
  • Series
  • 1973-1976

Series consists of copies of letters sent to the Treasury Board by the Minister and Deputy Minister of the Department of Public Works from 1972 to 1976. The letters were kept in binders by fiscal year and arranged alphabetically by subject. These...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public building opening ceremony photographs

  • GR-3284
  • Series
  • 1964-1975

The series consists of photographs taken at the official opening of various public buildings in British Columbia for the Dept. of Public Works between 1964 and 1975. The series includes photographs of the following occasions: Premier W.A.C. Benne...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Miscellaneous photographs

  • GR-3290
  • Series
  • 1962-1975

Series consists of photographs created by the Department of Public Works for various uses. The files contain photographs from 1962-1975 of various public works buildings from around the province, mostly Vancouver courthouse complex, including vie...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Central registry photograph files

  • GR-3287
  • Series
  • 1929-1973

The series consists of photographs taken by the Department of Public Works and stored in a central registry, 1929-1973. The photographs are of buildings designed, built and managed by the Dept. of Public Works throughout the province and include ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Projects records

  • GR-0709
  • Series
  • 1926-1971

Publications, reports, survey notes, maps and photographs, statistics, correspondence, conference material and other background materials assembled preliminary to the construction of the Alaska Highway (1926-1947); records regarding the Federal-Pr...

British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

Miscellaneous display prints

  • GR-3298
  • Series
  • 1958-1971

The series consists of miscellaneous photographs from the Dept. of Public Works, intended for display. Many have mats or mounts or have come out of frames. There are six photographs that depict various events such as the 1958 BC Centennial, par...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public building photographs

  • GR-3285
  • Series
  • 1964-1971

The series consists of photographs of public buildings from the Dept. of Public Works. The series includes photographs 1968-1971 of an unused design for the Netherlands Carillion and pictures of the bells before they were shipped to Canada. The ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Annual report photograph files

  • GR-3289
  • Series
  • [ca. 1969-1970]

Series consists of photographs created by the Department of Public Works for use in their 1969-70 annual report. The files contain photographs, including prints, negatives and transparencies, ca. 1969-1970. The photographs are of various public ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works correspondence photograph files

  • GR-3288
  • Series
  • 1910-1970

Series consists of photographs created by the Department of Public Works to document buildings and other projects from 1910 to 1970. Although the original series consisted of a set of correspondence files which included correspondence, photograph...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works correspondence

  • GR-1615
  • Series
  • 1910-1970

The series consists of general correspondence files created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1910 and 1970. The files are concerned primarily with Provincial Government buildings including the Parliament Buildings, Provincial Archives, Provinc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Engineering branch photographs

  • GR-3433
  • Series
  • 1937-1969

The series consists of 378 photographs created by the Engineering branch of the Dept. of Highways and its predecessor agency, the Dept. of Public Works between 1937 and 1969. The photographs were taken by several private commercial photographers ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

Display prints

  • GR-3296
  • Series
  • [ca. 196-?]

The series consists of photographs of engineering projects managed by the Dept. of Public Works. The photographs consist of prints mounted on card, each with a title. The projects photographed include bridges, road works and other public works a...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Department of Highways films

  • GR-3357
  • Series
  • [ca. 1935-1960s]; predominantly 1950s-1960s

The series comprises motion picture film materal shot by and for the Dept. of Highways, mainly in the 1950s and 1960s. There are also a few brief items from ca.1935-1940s, presumably shot for the Dept. of Public Works. Most of the material consist...

British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

Pamphlets and brochures from public works files

  • GR-0210
  • Series
  • ca. 1910 - ca. 1960

The series consists of pamphlets, brochures, and advertisements describing products and services offered by diverse companies in connection with Public Works construction and maintenance programmes, from between ca. 1910 and 1960. The material was...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Plumbing Department photographs

  • GR-3735
  • Series
  • 1943-[195-?]

The series consists of photographs of social functions and staff relating to the Department of Plumbing, part of the Department of Public Works. The series also contains two holiday greeting cards, one from the plumbing staff of the Department of ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Miscellaneous engineering photographs

  • GR-3294
  • Series
  • [ca. 1891-1957]

The series consists of photographs of engineering projects managed by the Dept. of Public Works. The photographs consist of both prints and negatives. The projects photographed include bridges and roads and were taken between 1891 and 1957.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Transportation and Highways library files

  • GR-1146
  • Series
  • 1907, 1933-1957

The series consists of files created by the Dept. of Highways (and its predecessor body, the Dept. of Public Works, Highways Branch) in 1907 and between 1933 and 1957. Most of the files refer to the First Narrows Bridge Company and seem to have b...

British Columbia. Dept. of Highways

Engineering photographs

  • GR-3293
  • Series
  • [ca. 1913-1954]

The series consists of photographs of engineering projects managed by the Dept. of Public Works. The photographs were held in the Office of the Senior Bridge Design Engineer and consist of both prints and negatives. The projects photographed inc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works contracts and other material

  • GR-0071
  • Series
  • 1924-1954

The series consists of contract sets for diverse public works: buildings, bridges, roads and road works, ferries and ferry facilities, etc. The contract sets, usually signed by the contractor and the minister, often include the notices to contrac...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Index to engineering photographs

  • GR-3292
  • Series
  • [ca. 1921-1945]

Series consists of a two drawer card file system created by the Office of the Senior Bridge Design Engineer of the Dept. of Public Works ca. 1921-1945. The card files index photographs taken or collected by the department during this period, part...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Reports on bridges and highways in British Columbia and Alberta

  • GR-0079
  • Series
  • 1943

The series consists of 5 volumes created by the Dept. of Public Works in 1943. Volume 1 is a report on bridges on roads in Pacific command; volume 2 is a list of bridges on the Trans-Canada highway from Vancouver to Leanchoil, giving engineering ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works lantern slides

  • GR-3297
  • Series
  • [ca. 1859-1936]

The series consists of photographs of engineering projects managed by the Dept. of Public Works. The photographs consist of glass lantern slides, some numbered. The views photographed include bridges, road works, buildings and general views and ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works albums

  • GR-3295
  • Series
  • 1912-1935

Series consists of photographs created by the Department of Public Works to show various engineering projects, 1912-1935. The photographs are arranged in albums and each one documents separate projects including bridge construction and road works.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

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