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Remains of an ancient civilization on Vancouver Island

The file consists of a report written by James Deans regarding evidence of early habitation on the southeastern part of Vancouver Island. The last page of the report includes several rough pencil sketches of artifacts found by Deans elsewhere on V...

Cause books

  • GR-0657
  • Series
  • 1858-1882

This series consists of civil cause books from the Supreme Court of Vancouver Island, 1858-1870 and Supreme Court of British Columbia (Victoria), 1870-1882. All volumes are indexed. From 29 October 1866 fees relating to these cases are entered i...

Vancouver Island. Supreme Court of Civil Justice

Practices of W.J. Sheppard

The item is a reel of film footage from 1928. W.J. Sheppard, British Columbia's first Provincial Apiarist, demonstrates beekeeping techniques and equipment, including the Kootenay hive case, which he designed. Some footage was shot at the Pr...

Vancouver Island exploring expedition, 1896 : photographs

The series consists of prints of photographs and glass slides created by J.W. Laing, which document the 1896 Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition he took with the Rev. William Bolton, C.W. Jones, John Garver and Edgar Fleming. The photographs wer...

[Columbia Coast Mission miscellany, 1939]

Footage. "Probably members of the Columbia Coast Mission visiting the mission boat ['Columbia'] in Vancouver harbour during the Royal Visit. Includes ladies and two nurses. Scenes up the coast taken from the Mission boat: blue sky ...

[Port Hardy airport]

News item. A new Port Hardy airport is needed, but no one seems to agree on its cost, who is going to pay for it, and how it will be paid for. Some good footage of Port Hardy and the surrounding area.

J.W. Laing fonds

  • PR-0617
  • Fonds
  • 1896

The fonds consists of John W. Laing's records created to document the 1896 Vancouver Island exploring expedition. The records include a photograph album, glass slides, photographic prints all taken by expedition photographer Edgar Fleming; a...

Laing, J.W.

William Bolton fonds

  • PR-1208
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1896; 1914

The fonds consists of records created by William Washington Bolton, relating to the Province Exploring Expeditions of 1894 and 1896. The fonds includes journals, a scrapbook with newspaper articles and other material, maps, watercolours sketches ...

Bolton, William, 1858-1946

Surveying diaries and notes

The series consists of Henry Fry's diaries of surveys in 1885, 1887 and 1889; field notes of surveys carried out mainly on Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and the Cariboo; and field notes of surveys on various mineral claims and fractional...

Of mines and men

Industrial film. A comprehensive look at mining in B.C., made to attract employees to the industry. Shows prospecting, core sampling; mine interiors, including the Sullivan mine (with electric trains); train (with steam locomotives) taking ore to ...

[Sayward Forest : recreation, etc.]

Stock shots. Extensive footage of the Sayward Forest, primarily showing outdoor recreation activities -- boating (power, sail and canoe), camping, sport fishing, picnicking, swimming, sunbathing, water skiing, etc. -- on the lakes, streams and riv...

Real islanders

The item is a promotional video from 1991. It shows Ministry of Transportation and Highways employees on Vancouver Island in their various work situations. Includes an original song written by Scott Littlejohn and Tom Parkin, and sung by Bobby Te...

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