RECORDED: Duncan (B.C.), [1952-11 & 12] SUMMARY: Recordings related to "Tzinquaw", a musical dramatization or opera by Frank Morrison, based on the Cowichan Indian legend of a battle between the Thunderbird and the Killer Whale. The story tells how the Cowichan people were saved from starvation after Tzinquaw (the thunderbird) defeated Quannis (the killer whale), who had driven the fish away. T4156:0001 - 0003 and 0005 - 0009 are the recordings; related to "Tzinquaw". T4156:0004 is a recording of an impromptu gathering, probably at Frank Morrison's house near the Cowichan Reserve. T4156:0010 features a family [the Morrisons] on Christmas morning, talking about their presents.
The fonds consists of 2 letters written to Henry Esson Young and 2 letters of introduction written on behalf of Young. Fonds also includes a b&w mounted photograph of St. Andrews hospital in Atlin BC taken in 1905, which shows Dr. and probably Mrs. Young standing in front of it. There is also a b&w postcard of a bust of "His late Majesty, Edward VII".
The fonds consists of minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors, General Secretary's Reports, financial statements and annual reports. It also includes films showing activities at the YMCA in 1938 and at the YMCA's Camp Thunderbird in 1938 and the early 1950s.
The fonds consists of various images including, but not limited to, 24th May parade, Yates St., Victoria; Jordan River Power Project; house at 1132 Empress Avenue, Victoria; Jordan River area, various people; unknown soldiers, East Bay Fisheries; group - "Gorge Rain, Victoria"; Beacon Hill Park, Portrait of Victor Zanadvoraff; snapshots of Holden.
The fonds consists of correspondence inward (1900-1908), business records and logbooks, and annual reports of the Victoria Sealing Company. Fonds includes the minute book (1889-1900) of the B.C. Sealing and Fishing Association.
The fonds consists of minutes, correspondence, membership lists, exhibition catalogues, and newsclippings of the Island Arts Club and its successors, the Island Arts and Crafts Club and the Island Arts and Crafts Society. Fonds includes record books, programmes and correspondence (1944-1976) of the Victoria Sketch Club on microfilm.
The fonds consists of the correspondence of the Walkem family including letters to Charles Walkem and his daughter, Sarah J. Nickell from other family members. Fonds includes copies of oaths of office of G.A. Walkem and notes on Walkem family history.
The fonds consists of diaries, notebooks, literary papers, business records, subject and correspondence files, photographs, maps and films. The records were created between 1926 and 1989 and document the activities of Tommy and Marion Walker as they operated Tweedsmuir Lodge from 1940 to 1948, ran their big game hunting and guiding business at Cold Fish Lake from 1948 to 1968 and Tommy Walker's advocacy role in promoting the conservation of the Spatsizi area from 1956 to 1989.