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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.)

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 -- as well as some reels of silent miscellaneous footage shot by the BCGTB. The completed BCGTB productions include travelogues about Vancouver Island, Qualicum, the Fraser Valley, the Okanagan Valley, the West and East Kootenays, the Bulkley/Skeena Region, and the route of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, as well as films about BC's mining and tourism industries. Other reels show activities of the Canadian Scottish Regiment, based in Victoria; the Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco (1939); military parades in Victoria during World War Two; and outdoor activities such as hunting, skiing and trail riding.

Medd, June I.

Hudson's Bay Company and James Douglas correspondence collection

  • PR-2206
  • Collection
  • 1841-1858

The collection consists of six letters by James Douglas to James Yale or Donald Manson, three agreements between the Hudson 's Bay Company and four employees, and a bill of lading for the Hudson's Bay Company ship Cadboro.

Douglas, James, Sir, 1803-1877

Miners' lives oral history project collection

  • PR-2187
  • Collection
  • 1983

The collection consists of records generated by Donald (interviewer) and Glen Treilhard (photographer) during their oral history project in 1983. Both were post-secondary students at the time and received grants from the Canada Council and the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. The Treilhards interviewed and photographed 39 Canadian miners in British Columbia, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. The collection includes 60 audio cassette tapes of interviews with the miners, a duo tang with project details, an index, an itinerary and interviewee list, photo and tape release forms from the interviewees and transcripts of the interviews. Audio tapes are arranged by geographical location and by date. There is also a small notebook listing the slides which are itemized by geographical location, roll number, slide number and subject. There are approximately 820 colour slides of the interviewees, their places of work and scenic views of the geographical regions through which the Treilhards travelled. There appear to be some slides listed in the index that are not in the slide binders, as well as some slides that are in the binders and that are not listed in the index. There is also a list stapled to the inside cover of the small notebook indicating which slides the Treilhards used in their project.

Treilhard, Donald M.

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 Jennings and P.H. "Spike" Brown, as well as some other private collectors. These photographs document the history, equipment and operations of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Canadian National Railways, Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, and Pacific Great Eastern Railway. A wide range of subjects is depicted, including locomotives (steam, electric and diesel), rolling stock, snow plows, stations, water towers, trestles, bridges, right-of-way scenes, and interior views. In addition, there is a small group of industrial subjects, including images relating to the National Harbours Board, various collieries, the Victoria and Sidney Railway, and a number of lumber companies on Vancouver Island. The negatives are organized in five alpha-numeric series, using prefixes that indicate the subject railways -- CP, CN, EN, and PGE -- and IND (for industrial and miscellaneous subjects). The collection also contain a small amount of textual material, including two copies of Bordertown's published "Catalog No. 1" and two typescript copies of the complete Bordertown collection index, prepared in 1979. (See "Finding Aids", below.)

Bordertown Publishing

Alan MacMillan radio broadcast collection

  • PR-2245
  • Collection
  • [195-]

The collection consists of audio disc aircheck recordings of musical performances on radio programs broadcast by CBU (CBC Vancouver) in the early-to-mid-1950s. The programs heard include "Dixieland Jazz", "Jazz Workshop", "Leicester Square", "Nightspot", "Opportunity Knocks", and "Radio Rhythm".

MacMillan, Alan

Reynoldston Research and Studies oral history collection

  • PR-1993
  • Collection
  • 1972-1974

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to trade unions; the University of British Columbia; various ethnic groups in B.C. including the Japanese, French-Canadians, Germans, Scandinavians, Ugandan Asians and Jews; the role of women; the Pemberton Valley; and, Vancouver.

Reynoldston Research and Studies

Dennis J. Duffy collection

  • PR-1859
  • Collection
  • 1975-1988

The collection consists of Duffy's oral history interviews pertaining to the history of radio broadcasting and film production in B.C.; the life and work of radio producer Imbert Orchard filmmaker A.D. "Cowboy" Kean; and jazz musicians in Victoria. It also includes copies of three film or video productions directed by Duffy, and off-air recordings of some CBC radio programs.

Duffy, Dennis John, 1956-

Columbia River Treaty lectures collection

  • PR-2256
  • Collection
  • 1974

The collection consists of audio recordings of thirteen talks on the topic "Perspectives on the Columbia River Treaty", presented at Simon Fraser University from January to April 1974, presumably as part of a course. The speakers include federal and provincial politicians, B.C. Hydro officials, treaty advisors and officials, and Canadian and American academics.

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

Workers' Compensation Board oral history collection

  • PR-2002
  • Collection
  • 1977-1978

The collection consists of oral history interviews with employees of the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia and its predecessor, the Workmen's Compensation Board of British Columbia.

Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia

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

Garibaldi Park History Project collection

  • PR-1889
  • Collection
  • 1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews with hikers, climbers, and pilots about Garibaldi Provincial Park in B.C.

Bell, Katie, collector

Early Vancouver radio oral history collection

  • PR-1853
  • Collection
  • 1979-1982

The collection consists of oral history interviews by Ronse pertaining to the history of early radio broadcasting in B.C., primarily in Vancouver.

Ronse, Emmanuel, collector

Richmond Art Centre oral history collection

  • PR-1902
  • Collection
  • 1973-1976 [Copied 1985]

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to the history of Richmond, Lulu Island and Steveston, focusing mainly on the fishing industry.

Richmond Arts Centre

Salmon Trolling collection

  • PR-1866
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1984]

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to salmon trolling in the Gulf of Georgia.

MacLeod, Ken, collector

Susan Mayse oral history collection

  • PR-1988
  • Collection
  • 1982-1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews about Victoria and Vancouver journalists and Vancouver Island people and events. Collection includes interviews with Arthur Mayse and H.H. (Torchy) Anderson.

Mayse, Susan, collector

Victoria High School centennial oral history collection

  • PR-1999
  • Collection
  • 1975

The collection consists of oral history interviews with former Victoria High School students. The school conducted an oral history project in preparation for its centennial in 1976.

Victoria High School (Victoria, B.C.)

Jack Fillion film collection

  • PR-2147
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1925-1950]

The collection consists of two amateur films showing Stewart, B.C., and mining operations in the vicinity. The later film also shows the nearby community of Hyder, Alaska.

Fillion, Jack, collector

Horsefly Historical Society oral history collection

  • PR-1891
  • Collection
  • 1977-1980 [Copied 1982]

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to the eastern part of the Cariboo region and Horsefly, B.C.

Horsefly Historical Society, collector

Nanaimo Historical Society oral history collection

  • PR-1896
  • Collection
  • 1963-1972

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to early Nanaimo, southern Vancouver Island, and nineteenth century Victoria politicians.

Nanaimo Historical Society

Peter Chapman oral history collection

  • PR-1997
  • Collection
  • 1975-1980

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to B.C. coastal steamships as well as interviews about the Duncan and Lardeau River Valleys.

Chapman, Peter, collector

Central Junior Secondary School oral history collection

  • PR-1981
  • Collection
  • 1985

The collection consists of audio and videotaped oral history interviews with former students and teachers pertaining to the history of Central Junior Secondary School in Victoria, B.C.

Central Junior Secondary School (Victoria, B.C.)

Alan Erdman radio broadcast collection

  • PR-1984
  • Collection
  • 1941-1956 [Copied 1987]

The collection consists of radio broadcasts including speeches, news programs, advertising, and dramas.

Erdman, Alan, collector

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