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Genesis Project collection

  • PR-1884
  • Collection
  • 1972-1977 [Copied 1982-1989]

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to Campbell River and the east coast of Vancouver Island.

Campbell River and District Historical Society, collector

Maynard family collection

  • PR-1259
  • Collection
  • ca. 1872-1926

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)

Bordertown Publishing collection

  • PR-2282
  • Collection
  • 1886-1966 ; predominant 1920s-1950s

The collection consists of photographic negatives that mainly depict railway operations in western Canada, particularly British Columbia, from 1886 to 1966. The collection was accumulated from photographs shot or collected by Albert Paull, Roy Jen...

Bordertown Publishing

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

Pacific Cinematheque collection

  • PR-2235
  • Collection
  • 1944-1975

The collection consists of film printing elements and film prints accumulated by the Pacific Cinematheque as part of their archival mandate.The collection also includes a few release prints of older National Film Board productions (1944-1968), mos...

Pacific Cinematheque Pacifique

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

Emily Carr art collection

  • PR-2378
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1893]-1945

The collection consists of artwork created or acquired by Emily Carr between ca. 1893 and 1945. This collection was acquired by the BC Archives over many years through donations and purchases. It includes sketchbooks, paintings and other artworks.

Carr, Emily, 1871-1945

Women's Labour History Project collection

  • PR-1996
  • Collection
  • 1979-1988

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to women in the B.C. labour movement.

Diamond, Sara, collector

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...

Provincial Archives sheet music collection

  • PR-2375
  • Collection
  • 1899 - 2018

Collection includes published sheet music, many with lyrics, collected by the Provincial Archives. The majority of the collection includes materials published prior to 1970.

Knowledge Network : miscellaneous videotapes

  • PR-2364
  • Collection
  • 1980-1987

The collection consists of miscellaneous videotapes transferred from the Knowledge Network to the Sound and Moving Image Division, BC Archives.

Knowledge Network (B.C.)

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

B.C. music collection

  • PR-2250
  • Collection
  • [194-]-1988

The collection comprises about 1830 published sound recordings, mainly of music composed, arranged, and performed by British Columbia and Western Canadian musicians, or which was recorded in the province or released by British Columbia companies. ...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

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...

Bill Barlee collection

  • PR-2280
  • Collection
  • 1893-1968

The collection consists of photographs collected by Bill Barlee and 2 historic maps of South Okanagan - Similkameen and West Kootenay.

Barlee, Neville Langrell, 1932-2012

Carol Pearson collection

  • PR-2359
  • Collection
  • 1942-2000

Collection consists of correspondence inward to Carol Pearson from Emily Carr between 1942-1945. The letters were used by Pearson in her book entitled "Emily Carr as I Knew Her", published in 1954.Also included in the collection are let...

Pearson, Carol Denise

Archives research collection

  • F2
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1850-1980]

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...

Jack Webster radio broadcast collection

  • PR-2320
  • Collection
  • 1970-1983

The collection consists primarily of radio broadcasts for 1977-1978, representing the period before Webster switched to broadcast television for his current affairs talk show. These broadcasts were recorded at both his Vancouver and his Victoria ...

West Coast Development Company collection

  • PR-2373
  • Collection
  • 1912-1914

The collection consists of records relating primarily to the West Coast Development Company, which aimed to develop land, located near Clo-oose on the west coast of Vancouver Island, into a resort destination. The company often used the tagline—Ca...

West Coast Development Company

BC Archives fire insurance plan collection

  • PR-2268
  • Collection
  • 1885-1970

The BC Archives fire insurance plan collection consists of plans of British Columbia communities acquired from various sources over the years. The plans have been arranged alphabetically by community by Archives staff. While most of the plans are ...

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

Terrace Mini-Museum aural history collection

  • PR-1907
  • Collection
  • 1978-1979

The collection consists of transcripts of oral history interviews created and edited by the Terrace Mini-Museum in 1978 and 1979. Oral history interviews were held with Terrace residents and the transcripts pertain to Terrace and the surrounding ...

Terrace Mini-Museum

Jack Cullen radio broadcast collection

  • PR-1982
  • Collection
  • 1937-1970

The collection consists of radio broadcasts of musical programs, including "Saturday at Shaughnessy Hospital", news, radio plays and variety shows.

Cullen, Jack, collector

Medals, Tokens and Numismatic Collection

  • PR-2365
  • Collection
  • 221 BCE – 2004, predominant 1845-2004

There are 4 main types of material in the collection: medals and awards of merit, tokens, numismatic paper, and numismatic coins. The category of “medals” also includes occasional items of jewelry, commemorative objects of various types and mili...

Provincial Archives of British Columbia

Hudson W. Blake oral history collection

  • PR-1919
  • Collection
  • 1961-1974

The collection consists of radio broadcasts, mainly pertaining to the history of B.C., and reminiscences of Victoria and the Canadian navy at Esquimalt.

Blake, Hudson W.

BC railway slide collection

  • PR-2341
  • Collection
  • 1950-1982

The collection consists of 583 colour slides taken between 1950 and 1982 by an unknown photographer. They mostly consist of images of the British Columbia Electric Railway, including cars, models and stations. There are also images of the Pacifi...

June Medd film collection

  • PR-2234
  • Collection
  • 1931-1949

The collection comprises 21 films shot or produced between 1931 and 1949, mainly by the Photographic Branch of the British Columbia Government Travel Bureau. It includes prints of ten early BCGTB productions -- one silent and nine with sound -- ...

Medd, June I.

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