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Maynard family collection

  • PR-1259
  • Collection
  • ca. 1862-1926

The collection consists of family records, chiefly photographs, attributed to the Maynard family of Victoria, British Columbia. Members of the Maynard family include well-known pioneer photographers Hannah Hatherly Maynard (1834-1918) and Richard ...

Maynard (family)

Baptismal, marriage and burial church registers

  • GR-3258
  • Series
  • Microfilmed 1946 (originally created 1849-1903)

The series consists of copies of British Columbia baptism, marriage and death registers created by churches that conducted the ceremonies. Currently only records (baptisms 1849-1899; marriages 1864-1903) of St. Andrews Cathedral, Victoria , are av...

British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency

Mining leases

  • GR-0254
  • Series
  • 1876-1930

The series consists of mining leases filed at Victoria and arranged by mining district. The records were created by the Chief Gold Commissioner between 1876 and 1930.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner

Taxation summaries and statements

  • GR-1444
  • Series
  • 1906, 1930-1931; 1950-1973

The series consists of three folders of summaries and statements created by the Taxation Branch and its predecessor body the Surveyor of Taxes between 1906 and 1973.Folder 1 contains compiled statements of ownership and assessment of timbered parc...

British Columbia. Taxation Branch

Lake Cowichan Ranger District records

  • GR-1062
  • Series
  • 1928-1980

The series consists of records of the Lake Cowichan Ranger District of the Ministry of Forests, 1928-1980. It includes correspondence files, cutting permits, and inspection reports relating to tree farm licences, timber leases, and timber marks. I...

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

Records of claims and other material

  • GR-0230
  • Series
  • 1887-1905

The series consists of records created by the Gold Commissioner between 1887 and 1905. It includes record claims for Bear River and Vancouver Island, a register of Free Miners' certificates and registers of conveyance.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner

Stan Humphrey fonds

  • PR-2322
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1973

The fonds consists of records documenting the professional career of Stan Humphrey. As a train dispatcher for the E&N Railroad, the records relate to his work as an employee for the E&N and primarily his union work for the Order of Railroa...

Humphrey, Stanley Norman

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

Mining Engineer correspondence outward

  • GR-0198
  • Series
  • 1935-1946

The series consists of correspondence out created by the Resident Mining Engineer of district no. 6 (Western) between 1935 and 1946. The correspondence is indexed by each volume.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Resident Mining Engineer. Western District

Land registers

  • GR-2630
  • Series
  • 1872-1929

Cowichan Land District, Vancouver Island, land registers, Sections I- 21, superceded 1929 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1929). The registers list the sections in numerical order and record the alienation of land from the Crown (by purc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Leonard John Getgood fonds

  • PR-2345
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1957-1977]

The fonds consists of films made in Victoria and southern Vancouver Island by Leonard John Getgood, as well as slides showing Pender Island and the Yellow Point Drama Group. The fonds also includes an oral history interview with May Roberts about...

Getgood, Leonard John, 1916-2000

Gwyn Gray Hill fonds

  • PR-0390
  • Fonds
  • 1935-1984

The fonds consists of 19 log books kept by Gwyn Gray Hill between 1935 and 1984. The log books provide detailed descriptions of people, places and activities seen by Hill while living on his boats and travelling on the Pacific Northwest Coast. H...

Gray Hill, Gwyn

Letterbook of Constable R.B. Halhed and notes

  • GR-0398
  • Series
  • 1899-1903; 1912

Letter book of Constable R.B. Halhed, 11 July 1899 - 9 March 1903 (bound volume); correspondence inward and notes, 1912, re Chemainus lock up (folder).

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force. Chemainus

Official Administrator letterbook

  • GR-1821
  • Series
  • 1890-1895

Letterbook of correspondence outward from Official Administrator, J.C. Prevost, 1890-1895.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Customs Dept. letter book

  • GR-1733
  • Series
  • 1858-1876

The series consists of a letter book created by the Collector of Customs in the Vancouver Island Customs Dept. between 1858 and 1871 and the Canada Customs Department between 1871 and 1876. It contains copies of correspondence outward from the Cus...

Vancouver Island. Customs Dept.

Records of the Government Agent

  • GR-1401
  • Series
  • 1908-1912

Records of the Government Agent, Cumberland, relating to coal and petroleum prospecting licences for lands covered by water opposite the foreshore of Denman Island, for Comox harbour, and for other lands in the Sayward and Coast Land Districts. Co...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Provincial Police vouchers and correspondence

  • GR-0106
  • Series
  • 1917-1929

The series consists of records created by the Superintendent of Provincial Police between 1917 and 1929. The records relate to the Victoria district and "A" division and contain files relating to various acts including the Sheep Protect...

British Columbia. Superintendent of Police

Provincial Police correspondence

  • GR-0105
  • Series
  • 1918-1923

The series consists of Provincial Police Inspector's files created between ca. 1918 and 1923. The files are numbered from 50 to 106 and are subject files containing letters addressed to the Superintendent, Inspector and Chief Constable. Th...

British Columbia. Provincial Police Force. Inspector

Records of the Chief Mining Engineer

  • GR-1100
  • Series
  • 1938-1955

The series consists of five files created or acquired by the Chief Mining Engineer between 1938 and 1955. The files include: an illustrated 1938 report on Zeballos written by T.W.S. Parsons, Assistant Commissioner of the B.C. Police; a distribut...

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Chief Mining Engineer

Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands crop reports

  • GR-3639
  • Series
  • 1914-1965, predominant 1926-1965

The series consists predominantly of fruit and vegetable crop reports and figures for District I, Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands, for the years 1926-1955. Other records included in this series relate to crop production and climate on Vancouver ...

British Columbia. Horticultural Branch

Land registers

  • GR-2623
  • Series
  • 1855-1928

Bright, Cedar, Cranberry, Mountain, Nanoose, Nanaimo, and Wellington Land Districts, all on Vancouver Island, land registers, superceded 1928 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1928). The registers list the land in numerical order, usually b...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Lot registers

  • GR-2625
  • Series
  • 1898-1942

Chemainus, Folio 1-20, Comiaken, Folio 2140, Helmcken, Folio 41-60, Dunsmuir, Folio 60, Bright, Folio 89, Malahat, Folio 130, Somenos, Folio 150, and Cowichan Lake, Folio 180, Land Districts, all on Vancouver Island, lot registers. The registers ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Land register

  • GR-2624
  • Series
  • 1875

Cameron Land District, Vancouver Island, land register, Section 1, Lot 3-4, 8-10, superceded 1875 (i.e. no further entries were made after 1875). The register contains one pre-emption entry and some notes. Information may include the name of purc...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Colonial correspondence : correspondence of the Government of the Colony of Vancouver Island, 1849-1866 and of the Government of the Colony of British Columbia, 1858-1871

  • GR-1372
  • Series
  • 1852-1872

GR-1372 is an artificial series, created by the Provincial Archives of British Columbia in the 1920s and 1930s from records of the governments of the Colony of Vancouver Island (1849-1866), the Colony of British Columbia (1858-1866) and the United...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

Mining Records Register Book

  • GR-1121
  • Series
  • 1864-1911

Mining Records Register Book. This volume is a register of various land grants, mineral claims, mining records, and water rights. Included are a record book of all claims and water privileges recorded in the Leech and Sooke River districts comme...

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner

Operational records

  • GR-0973
  • Series
  • 1912-1979

Operational records consisting of: Timber Sale Sketches, X and A series, in three colour spirit duplication. These show tenure boundaries, physical features, some contour lines and cultural features such as roads and railways; Special Use Permit ...

British Columbia. Vancouver Forest District

Library Services Branch records

  • GR-1387
  • Series
  • 1919-1979

Correspondence, statistical returns, and reports of the Public Library Commission (PLC) and its successors, the Library Development Commission and the Library Services Branch. Includes files of PLC pioneers Helen Gordon Stewart, H.N. Lidster, and...

British Columbia. Library Services Branch

Water notices and other material

  • GR-1377
  • Series
  • 1909-1914

Water licences issued for Victoria Water District, 1909-1912, by W.S. Drewry, Chief Water Commissioner, pursuant to the Water Act, 1909. Includes water notices and approval of plans. This volume was also used by the Board of Investigation to make...

British Columbia. Water Rights Branch

William Law Ogilby fonds

  • PR-2208
  • Fonds
  • 1892

The fonds consists of an illustrated diary written in a school exercise book of William Law Ogilby's experience as a chainman on a survey of a portion of the western boundary of the Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway Belt on Vancouver Island. A ...

Ogilby, William Law

Bench books

  • GR-2030
  • Series
  • 1867-1869

Bench books for criminal cases heard by Judge Joseph Needham, 1867-1869.

Vancouver Island. Supreme Court of Civil Justice

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