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Jean B. Wilton oral history collection

  • PR-2357
  • Collection
  • [196-]-[197-]

The collection consists of sound recordings compiled by Jean B. Wilton while researching her book "May I Talk to John Howard?: The Story of J.D. Hobden, a Friend to Prisoners" (1973).

Wilton, Jean Birch, 1906-

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

Herald Street collection

  • GR-1069
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1849 to 1970]

The collection consists of records created ca. 1849 to 1970 by the Dept. of Lands and Works and related departments, including pre-Confederation government bodies.

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...

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...

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)

Earl Marsh collection

  • PR-2362
  • Collection
  • 1868-1999; predominant 1922-1975

The collection consists of the records gathered by Earl Marsh, who intended to preserve the history of the British Columbia Coast Steamship Service (BCCSS) and the maritime history of British Columbia generally. He primarily collected records from...

Marsh, Earl John

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

Canadian Pacific Railway Company collection

  • PR-2358
  • Collection
  • 1880-1960; predominant 1897-1938

The collection consists of records created by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the process of carrying out activities which include the registration of its ships, the promotion of its travel and tourist facilities, and the operation of its ...

Canadian Pacific Railway 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 ...

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

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

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

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

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.

Allan D. Taylor film collection

  • PR-2228
  • Collection
  • 1907-1931

The collection consists of video copies of 36 film items from the Allan D. Taylor collection held by Library and Archives Canada. These selected items (mainly newsreel footage and out-takes) depict British Columbia events, leisure activities, scen...

Taylor, Allan D., 1916-1999

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

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

Port Progress photo collection

  • PR-2330
  • Collection
  • 1914-1926

The collection consists of 110 black and white negatives of the Port Progress (Blunden Harbour) settlement site and survey photos of the area. Included are ca. 10 images taken in Vancouver and Prince Rupert of diesel converted boats and Irish Fus...

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...

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

Canadian Forestry Association collection

  • PR-2230
  • Collection
  • 1926-[193-?]

The ciollection consists of four 35 mm motion picture prints, including films produced by the Canadian Government Motion Picture Bureau and the Ontario Motion Picture Bureau. The four titles include films about sport fishing in Ontario [and B.C.?...

Canadian Forestry Association of British Columbia

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation collection

  • PR-1968
  • Collection
  • 1927-1989; predominant 1941-1977

The fonds consists of radio and television programs produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and mainly broadcast from its Vancouver stations.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (Vancouver, B.C.)

Don Rogers film collection

  • PR-2354
  • Collection
  • ca.1928-1934

The collection comprises prints of four travel films sponsored by or attributed to the National Parks Branch.

Rogers, Don

City of Vancouver Archives film and video collection

  • PR-2301
  • Collection
  • 1929-1961

The collection comprises seven moving image items, including four documentaries about Vancouver or British Columbia and three actuality reels depicting Vancouver and area events.

Vancouver, B.C. City Archives

Archives sound recording collection

  • F6
  • Collection
  • [ca. 1930-1995]

Collection consists of sound recordings collected or acquired by the BC Archives from a wide variety of donors and sources. The recordings include oral history interviews, radio broadcasts, and published sound recordings. Subjects include family...

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.

Ken Hughes collection

  • PR-1987
  • Collection
  • 1936-1956

The collection consists of radio broadcasts including music, variety shows, speeches, and advertisements, and two film prints of the Universal International Newsreel.

Hughes, Ken, collector

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