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Register and account book

  • GR-2055
  • Series
  • 1861-1865

Register of Victoria District School, 1861-1865, and school account book, 1862-1864. The Register shows the names and attendance of students at the school. "Accounts" include supply list of food staples, etc., showing prices and custom...

Victoria School District

Register of Attendance

  • GR-2070
  • Series
  • 1862-1865

Register of Attendance, Nanaimo "Colonial" School, 1862-1866. The Register, showing the names of pupils attending the second public school in British Columbia, was maintained by Cornelius Bryant, schoolmaster from 1856-1870. Also inclu...

Nanaimo School District

Draft resolution

  • GR-2053
  • Series
  • ca. 1864

Draft resolution of the Legislative Assembly, urging the establishment of a nonsectarian public school system for the Colony of Vancouver Island; also a petition from a committee of citizens of Victoria, advocating a central location for the city&...

Vancouver Island. Legislative Assembly

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General

  • GR-1459
  • Series
  • 1864-1879

Legal opinions offered by Attorney General on a wide range of subjects, as listed in finding aid.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General

Correspondence

  • GR-2082
  • Series
  • 1869

Correspondence from J.W. McKay, chairman of Yale School Board, concerning boundaries of Yale School District, school taxes, and pupils' fees as per Common School Ordinance, 1869. Draft replies to McKay's queries are included.

British Columbia. Board of Education

Education Branch correspondence.

  • GR-1709
  • Series
  • 1871-1889

Includes suggested draft for 1872 Public Schools Act by Thomas Nicholson (1871), correspondence re: school at Burton's Prairie (1882) and correspondence re: request for an additional teacher at New Westminster High School (1889).

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Board of Education correspondence and other records

  • GR-1468
  • Series
  • 1872-1884

Records of the provincial Board of Education, including: [Box 1] minute book of Board meetings, 1872-1878; [Box 2] register of teachers' certificates, 1872-1883; correspondence regarding Victoria School Reserve, 1875-1876 and [Box 3] diaries ...

British Columbia. Board of Education

Superintendent of Education correspondence and other material

  • GR-0450
  • Series
  • 1872-1919

GR-0450 consists of letterbook copies of correspondence outward from Superintendents John Jessop (1872-1878), C.C. McKenzie (1878-1884), S.D. Pope (1884-1899), Alexander Robinson (1899-1919) and S.J. Willis (1919-1946). The letterbooks document t...

British Columbia. Superintendent of Education

Register of teachers' certificates and examinations

  • GR-0148
  • Series
  • 1880-1888

The series consists of a register of teachers' certificates and examinations from 1880 to 1888. It states the type of certificate granted, course taken and marks obtained. There is an index on the inside front cover.

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Records with regard to teacher training and certification

  • GR-1471
  • Series
  • 1884-1949

The series consists of records pertaining to teacher training and certification. It includes minute books of the Board of Examiners (1884-1949), teachers certificate registers (1892-1947), student registers at provincial Normal schools (1901-1938...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Department of Education administrative records

  • GR-1479
  • Series
  • 1886-1948

Records pertaining to school properties, school sites, and school district boundaries. Vol. 1: Index to Deeds of School Sites, 1886-1948 (provides name of school, date when school district established, legal description of site, and name of vendo...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Superintendent of Education correspondence inward

  • GR-1445
  • Series
  • 1887-1894

Consists of correspondence inward to Superintendents JOHN JESSOP (1872-1878), C.C. McKENZIE (1878-1884), and S.D. POPE (1884-1899). Includes petitions for school buildings, applications for teaching posts, minutes of local school boards, school tr...

British Columbia. Superintendent of Education

Orders issued by the Council of Public Instruction

  • GR-0138
  • Series
  • 1891-1971

The series consists of orders issued by the Council of Public Instruction between 1929 and 1971. It also includes the indexes to the orders, and summaries of them, created between 1871 and 1971.

British Columbia. Council of Public Instruction

Minute book and accounts

  • GR-2068
  • Series
  • 1906-1928

School Trustees' minute book and accounts.

Port Simpson School District

Council of Public Instruction records

  • GR-0448
  • Series
  • 1910-1932

Official orders and correspondence inward from the Superintendent of Education, primarily regarding acquisition, disposal of school lands and staff appointments; record of business conducted by the Council, Oct. 16, 1928 to Oct. 24, 1929; and minu...

British Columbia. Council of Public Instruction

Department of Education correspondence and other records

  • GR-1477
  • Series
  • 1913-1929

Correspondence Inward to J.W. Gibson, Director of Elementary Agricultural Education. Includes reports on "Caring for School Gardens" [1913] and notes on correlation of rural science with manual training. Also includes "Remittance ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Elementary and technical education correspondence

  • GR-1446
  • Series
  • 1914-1929

Correspondence (inward and outward of the Director of Elementary Education and the organizer of Technical Education. Files include correspondence and reports, re: summer schools and night schools, manual training and domestic science, agricultura...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Elementary School Agricultural Education reports

  • GR-0172
  • Series
  • 1915-1924

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Education between 1915 and 1924. The records include teachers' "Reports on Instruction Given in Rural Science," submitted to J.W. Gibson, director of Elementary Agricultural In...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Elementary School Agricultural Education correspondence

  • GR-0171
  • Series
  • 1915-1929

The series consists of correspondence between the director of Elementary Agricultural Education (J.W. Gibson) and school boards throughout the province, created between 1915 and 1929. The correspondence is mainly concerned with gardens in local e...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Correspondence of the Organizer of Technical Education

  • GR-0457
  • Series
  • 1915-1922

Correspondence of the Organizer of Technical Education. This officer dealt with night school, summer school, domestic science and manual training, in addition to technical education. The letterbooks of correspondence outward include the Director...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Board of Examiners letterbook

  • GR-0455
  • Series
  • 1917-1919

Letterbook containing correspondence outward from Board of Examiners, March 1917 to July 1919 (on reel B11360]; further correspondence outward dealing with, appointment of examiners and staging and marking of 1939 examinations; also includes misce...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Board of Examiners

Jericho Hill School operational records

  • GR-0885
  • Series
  • 1918-1920, 1949-1967

Correspondence, minutes, reports, memoranda, etc. relative to the operation of the Jericho Hill School for the Deaf and the Blind, Vancouver, B.C. The collection includes the daily diary and staff attendance book, 1918-1919; minutes of meetings an...

British Columbia. School for the Deaf and the Blind

Records of the Director, Correspondence Education Branch

  • GR-0396
  • Series
  • 1919-1973

These records were maintained because of their historical interest. Records include correspondence which led to the establishment of the Elementary Correspondence School, 1919; files of the first three correspondence pupils (1919); reports re: El...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Correspondence Branch

Correspondence School administrative records

  • GR-0470
  • Series
  • 1919-1969

Records pertaining to the operations of the Elementary Correspondence School Branch. Includes branch directors' correspondence and reports, 1922-1963, brochures, lesson plans, applications, and school magazines. Also includes records of cou...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Elementary Correspondence School

Teachers' Bureau records

  • GR-0461
  • Series
  • 1923, 1928

This series is comprised of School District Information forms distributed by the Teachers Bureau to rural school teachers in 1923 and 1928 to be filled out and returned to the Bureau. The forms are questionnaires for the purpose of obtaining infor...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education. Teachers Bureau

Reports

  • GR-1116
  • Series
  • 1925-1974

Reports regarding the B.C. school system, as follows: 1) Survey of the School System, by J.H. Putnam and M. Weir (1925); 2) Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Educational Finance, by Maxwell A. Cameron (1945); 3) "Reorganization of Scho...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Circulars and brochures pertaining to patriotic activities and special events

  • GR-0176
  • File
  • 1930-1937; 1976

The file consists of circulars and brochures pertaining to patriotic activities and special events, created by the Dept. of Education, dating mainly from the 1930s. It includes "Instructions to Teachers Regarding the Use of the Flag on Schoo...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

List of schools in British Columbia

  • GR-2081
  • Series
  • 1934-1946

List of schools in British Columbia, with names and addresses of school principals (city and municipal schools), of teachers (rural schools), and school board secretaries: 1934-1935; 1936-1937; 1937-1938; 1944-1945; & 1945-1946.

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

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