The fonds consists of the records created by Gretchen Brewin in her capacity as MLA including her time as Deputy Speaker, Speaker and Minister for Children and Families. The fonds consists of the following series: political workbooks, 1992-2001; day timers, 1993-2001 and general office files, 1991-2001.
The fonds consists of a letterbook containing copies of correspondence relating to James Bland's inquiries about his family background. The fonds also includes two certificates issued to James William Bland to commemorate his service with the Victoria Hook and Ladder Co.
Records relating to miners' certificates and permits issued by the Dept. of Lands and Works and the Dept. of Lands at Victoria. Includes Free Miner's Certificates, 1897-1912; Special Miner's Certificates, 1899-1906; Leave of Absence permits, 1895-1906; mining receipts, 1897-1903; Crown Grant fee receipts pursuant to the Mineral Act, 1911-1918.
Records relating to miners' certificates and permits
The fonds comprises video copies of the farris family's 16 mm home movies. Subjects include: Farris family reunion, 1920 (Vancouver & Victoria); UBC convocation, August 1938; Farris garden party for law convention, August 1938; Garden party at "Mils," ca. 1935; boating, fishing, etc., probably at Pennask Lake.
Letterbooks (indexed) of correspondence outward by Registrar and Sheriff, 1866-1890. The first section of vol. 2 also serves as a letterbook of correspondence outward for the Dominion Saw Mill Co., 1884-1885. 2 vols.
Civil record books (some indexed). The volume from1956-1964 includes some criminal. The volume from 1964-1968 is missing. Typescript of comments by Judge P.S. Lampman on the occasion of the death of former County Court Registrar Harvey Combe (d. May 26, 1922).
Criminal assize calendars for Victoria. Also includes criminal assize calendars for Yale, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Clinton, Richfield, Kamloops, Quesnellemouth, Cassiar, Laketon, Glenora and Lytton, 1870s.
Financial records from Victoria's Supreme Court of Civil Justice. There is a receipt book, 1859-1964 recording payments made by Registrar Thomas G. William to suitors. The date, the number of the plaint, the "Full amount of judgment and costs" and/or the amount of cash received [pounds, shillings, pence] and the signature of the suitor receiving the money. In 1862 the format and handwriting changes. Registrar's account book, 1866-1970 showing daily entries of sheriff fees and court fees (in dollars and cents). A booklet of "Fees collected during the Circuit of 1870, 21 June to 26 August" marked Duplicate.