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MacDonald, John A., Sir, 1815-1891
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Amor De Cosmos correspondence as Agent in Ottawa and London

Amor De Cosmos, British Columbia newspaperman and politician, was born in Nova Scotia as William Alexander Smith in 1825 and migrated to Victoria, via the California gold fields, in 1858. As editor of The Colonist, and elected representative in V...

de Cosmos, Amor, 1825-1897

B.C. folio : Old Tomorrow

SUMMARY: This is a program about the Victoria theatre group Company One, and their original presentation "Old Tomorrow", based on Prime Minister John A. Macdonald's role in the building of the Canadian Pacific; Railway. The program...


  • GR-1306
  • Series
  • 1881

"Correspondence between Mr. De Cosmos, as Special Agent to London, and others, respecting the Petition of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, to the Queen, on the subject of the Canadian Pacific Railway from March 22nd 1881 ... to A...

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

Helmcken family papers

Papers of J.S. Helmcken and members of his family, including correspondence, 1848-1920, account books, 1871-1903, deeds, contracts, certificates, 1825-1890, medical notebooks, case books and account books, 1845-1890, notes and papers concerning th...

John Robson papers

Series consists of correspondence inward and outward (1868-1894), commissions, certificates, letters of appointment, testimonials, invitations and dance programmes, messages of condolence to Mrs. Robson on the death of her husband (1892). Also in...

Norris family papers

Series consists of personal correspondence, business papers, letters of introduction (many to federal government cabinet ministers), testimonials, newspaper dispatches and clippings, poems, sermons, memorial cards, inspirational notes, share certi...

Pepin, Francois

"The election of Sir John A. Macdonald in the Victoria riding in 1878," prepared by Research Branch, Library of Parliament, Ottawa, in response to request by Allan McKinnon, M.P., Victoria B.C.Copy provided by the office of Allan McKinno...

Pepin, Francois

Sir John A. MacDonald fonds

  • PR-0549
  • Fonds
  • 1827-1910 [Microfilmed 1975]

The fonds consists of political, personal and family papers.

MacDonald, John A., Sir, 1815-1891

William Lewis interview

PERIOD COVERED: ;1875;-;1963 RECORDED: Nanaimo (B.C.), [1963 or 1967] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Lewis, who is 100 years of age, relates his memories of the journey to Nanaimo in 1875; life in Nanaimo from 1875 to 1963; the trip from Victoria to Nanaim...