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Archives discrete item collection

  • F1
  • Collection
  • [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...

British Columbia Archives

Archives research collection

  • F2
  • Collection
  • 1785-1991

The collection consists primarily of copies or records collected by the archives, loaned to the archives or donated to the archives. These records encompass all aspects of the political, economic, social and cultural history of the province. They...

British Columbia Archives

Archives moving images collection

  • F3
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1925-1990]

Collection consists of moving images collected or acquired by the BC Archives from a wide variety of donors. Subjects include the entire range of British Columbia history and cover most geographic areas of the province. They include commercially...

British Columbia Archives

Archives sound recording collection

  • F6
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1930-1995]

Collection consists of sound recordings collected or acquired by the BC Archives from a wide variety of donors and sources. The recordings include oral history interviews, radio broadcasts, and published sound recordings. Subjects include family...

British Columbia Archives

Herald Street collection

  • GR-1069
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1849 to 1970]

The collection consists of records created ca. 1849 to 1970 by the Dept. of Lands and Works and related departments, including pre-Confederation government bodies.

Speech from the Throne

  • GR-3346
  • Collection
  • 1872-1876; 1905; 1960-2021

The collection consists of an incomplete set of copies of the Speech from the Throne, created between 1872 and 2021. The collection was made by the BC Archives using copies of the speeches, including red-ribbon copies, drawn together from various ...

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

Riverview Hospital historical collection

  • GR-3929
  • Collection
  • 1872-2008

This series consists of a variety of records created by various provincial mental health institutions from 1872 to 2008. Records relate to the administration and operation of Riverview Hospital and related mental health facilities at the Essondale...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

A.B. Young photograph collection

  • PR-0089
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1912]-1928

The collection consists of a dismantled album of unknown provenance, probably created around 1912. Many of the 32 black and white images have captions which indicate that they are of the Fort St. John area. The images show transportation across ...

Young, Alfred Barringer

Reginald Herbert Roy collection

  • PR-0306
  • Collection
  • 1859-1874, 1889-1911, 1971-1973

The collection consists of a record of vessels entering the Port of Victoria, correspondence concerning the activities of the United Services Institution of Vancouver Island, also known as the Royal United Services Institute, a log book of the sch...

Roy, Reginald Herbert, 1922-2013

George Allen collection

  • PR-1044
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1880-1950]

The collection consists of photographs acquired or collected by George Allen and include the following: ca. 1730 nitrate negatives depicting early aerial photography of the B.C. lower mainland and Pacific west coast to Anyox, for the period 1926-1...

Allen, George

A.H. Maynard collection

  • PR-1258
  • Collection
  • [between 1896 and 1932]

The collection consists of four discreet collections of photographs, the bulk of which are lantern slides. The majority of the fonds consists of several sets of lantern slides, the bulk of which contain photographic subject matter dating from 1868...

Maynard, Albert Hatherly

Maynard family collection

  • PR-1259
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1862]-1937

The collection consists of a number of private records created by the Maynard family, the selected business records of Mrs. R. Maynard's Photographic Gallery and a portion of the professional records of well-known British Columbian photograph...

Maynard (family)

Theatre in British Columbia collection

  • PR-1753
  • Collection
  • 1979-1980

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to the history of the theatre and its development in Vancouver and Victoria.

Mannering, Peter

Chinese women and work in B.C. collection

  • PR-1754
  • Collection
  • 1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews with Chinese women about their experiences working in British Columbia from the 1920s to the 1950s. The interviews, with nine first-, second- or third-generation Chinese-Canadian women, were reco...

Adilman, Tamara

N.B. Bell World War II films collection

  • PR-1773
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1941]-1946

The collection consists of military training films and newsreel films, some produced by the Canadian army.

Bell, N.B., collector

B.C. Legal History Project collection

  • PR-1775
  • Collection
  • 1978-1989

The collection consists of interviews with members of the legal and judicial profession of British Columbia conducted as part of the B.C. Legal History Project.

University of Victoria. Faculty of Law

History of shipbuilding in B.C. collection

  • PR-1778
  • Collection
  • 1975-1976

The collection consists of interviews with retired union members pertaining to the history of shipbuilding in B.C.

Marine Workers and Boilermakers Industrial Union. Local No. 1, collector

History of coal mining collection

  • PR-1789
  • Collection
  • 1978-1984

The collection consists of interviews pertaining to the history of coal mining on Vancouver Island.

Coal Tyee Society

Justice councils of B.C. collection

  • PR-1790
  • Collection
  • 1982-1985

The collection consists of interviews with people who were officially involved in Justice Councils in B.C. from 1974 to the 1980s.

Cossom, John, collector

Tugboating in British Columbia collection

  • PR-1793
  • Collection
  • 1980-1981

The collection consists of interviews pertaining to the history of tugboating on the B.C. coast. Portions of these interviews with 22 individuals of the tugboat industry appear in Ken Drushka's book "Against wind and weather" (PABC ...

Drushka, Ken, collector

Immigrant women interview collection

  • PR-1797
  • Collection
  • 1985

The collection consists of interviews with women who immigrated to B.C. pertaining to their experiences.

Farr, Carolyn M.

Scandinavians in B.C. collection

  • PR-1798
  • Collection
  • 1979-1982

The collection consists of interviews pertaining to Scandinavian settlements in B.C., including those at Bella Coola, Sointula and Cape Scott.

Fish, Gordon, 1938

B.C. Whaling History Project collection

  • PR-1828
  • Collection
  • 1981-1982

The collection consists of interviews pertaining to the history of whaling in British Columbia.

Goddard, Joan, collector

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