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Item consists of one photograph of Bamfield Cable Station. From left to right: cable tank, cable hut; engine house containing electric plant; water tank over house.

Some of the staff

Item consists of one photograph of staff at Bamfield. Last names of staff include: Jackson, Scott, McLean (?), Stewart, Waugh, Cox, Noad, Adames, Bradbury, Mcwha.


Item consists of one photograph of staff at Bamfield. Individuals are identified on the verso: front row: Hill, Nesbitt, Grant, Taylor, Annand, Salisbury, and Cooke; second row: Thurston, Dicketts, Bent, Milward, Plunket, and Chapman; on floor: No...

Translations of Vancouver Island treaties

The series consists of three documents relating to MS-0772 Register of land purchases from Indians. The agreements recorded in the register are referred to as the Vancouver Island treaties (formerly known as the Douglas or Fort Victoria treaties)....

First Nations, Land, & James Douglas: Indigenous & Treaty Rights in the Colonies of Vancouver Island & BC, 1849-1864 conference

Archives discrete item collection

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  • [ca. 1850]-2017

The collection consists of single items, reports, photocopies, photographs and other small collections donated and loaned to the BC Archives which document all aspects of the political, economic, social and cultural history of the province. They a...

John Waddell diary

The diary documents the journey of miner John Waddell (1818-1870) to Vancouver Island in 1862 in search of gold during the Cariboo Gold Rush. Also included are notes on his journey to San Francisco in early 1862 aboard the California steamer Nort...


The file consists of two typed transcripts that correspond to the oral history audio recordings. The transcripts were created by the BC Forest Service Centenary Society.

Papers relating to social welfare

The file consists of publications, correspondence, clippings, photographs and biographical information of Amy Leigh collected and created by Amy Leigh between 1943 and 2001. The file includes a copy of a report written in 1943 by Leigh about Japa...

The Princess

Documentary. This film depicts a trip from Seattle to Victoria on the S.S. Princess Marguerite, and profiles the history of the ship -- and of her namesake, an earlier B.C. coastal steamship that was sunk during World War II while serving as a tr...

British Columbia. British Columbia Steamship Company (1975) Ltd.

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