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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...

Duncan McAulay photographs

File consists of one photograph album (30 b&w photographs and 1 high school certificate, 1889) and 36 loose photographs. Several of the photographs are of unidentified individuals, but the album contains early views of Vancouver and Victoria, ...


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...

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

Rebecca McNeill bible

Family bible, containing a record of the marriage of Thomas Elwyn and Rebecca McNeill, 1879, the births of their daughters, Maud Mary, 1882 and Marion Harvey, 1885, the date of death (and place and date of birth) of Elwyn, and the marriage of Henr...

McNeill, William Henry, 1801-1875

Papers relating to Delegation to Ottawa re claims

The file consists of documentation prepared by the Delegation of Allied Indian Tribes of British Columbia (also referred to as Allied Tribes of British Columbia) and presented to various Government of Canada bodies and individuals, including actin...

Allied Indian Tribes of British Columbia

Cowichan petition

Item consists of a petition to authorities in London prepared for Cowichan Tribe regarding Cowichan possession of their land. The petition cites and quotes at length the royal proclamation of King George III of 1763 recognizing title to the land. ...

Journal notes : Kwawkewkth Agency

The item consists of draft notes presumably prepared by a member (not identified) of the Royal Commission on Indian Affairs for the Province of British Columbia (McKenna-McBride Royal Commission). The notes are not dated by year, but are thought t...

Address and order book

The item consists of a hardbound “order book” that appears to have been created in about 1914. There is no date written in the volume, but searches in the vital statistics index have turned up records that indicate it was created after April 1914...

Pacific harvest

Industrial film. A survey of the Pacific coast fishing industry. Follows a commercial fishing vessel on a typical trip along the BC coast, and shows the various fishing methods used. Also includes footage of cannery operations, fish ladders at H...

Nation Family. England.

"Extracts from letters written home from British Columbia, 1900-1907", by Harold T. Nation from Cranbrook and Fort Steele where he worked at various jobs including surveying. Edited transcripts made by his son, Philip Nation.Typescript ...

Nation Family. England

Certificate of merit

The item consists of a certificate of merit given to the Provincial Health Department of British Columbia for its exhibit at the 1937 New York Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.

British Columbia. Provincial Board of Health

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