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Kenneth McKenzie family personal and business papers

The McKenzie Family collection consists of the business and personal papers of Kenneth McKenzie (1811-1874), his ancestors and descendants, including correspondence, notebooks, diaries, and other papers. It documents over one hundred and fifty ye...

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

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

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

Public Works specifications and other material

  • GR-0070
  • Series
  • 1872-1924

The series consists of specifications for Public Works buildings, including occasional plans and contract forms, created between 1872 and 1924 by the Dept. of Public Works.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Public Works correspondence, plans and specifications

  • GR-0080
  • Series
  • 1872-1896

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Lands and Works between 1872 and 1896 regarding public works. The records contains contracts, specifications, correspondence, and some plans connected with the construction and repair of schoo...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Visitors' book

Visitors' Book, 1876-1884. This volume contains testimonials from trustees and local residents concerning the school teachers, along with class-room evaluations by visitors and school inspectors. Also includes penciled notes re: pupils'...

South Saanich School District

Register of Pupils

Register of Pupils attending South Saanich School, 1878-1897. South Saanich School District was created in 1872. In 1880 the district was redefined and the school was renamed "East-South Saanich." The name of the school reverted to &qu...

South Saanich School District

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

Visitors' book

Visitors' book for VIIth Division, Girls' Central School, Victoria, from August 1887 to June 1936.

Girls' Central School (Victoria, B.C.)

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

Collegiate School for Boys records

Documents in this collection pertain to both schools and include: Collegiate School (CS) students' register (1892-1929); CS students' roll book (1910-1929); CS Cadet corps orders book (1910-1919); CS scrapbook (1898-1929); and samples o...

Collegiate School for Boys (Victoria, B.C.)

Public Works contracts and other material

  • GR-0054
  • Series
  • 1893-1926

The series consists of records created by the Dept. of Public Works between 1893 and 1926. The files contain contracts, specifications, and plans of Public Works buildings such as schools, gaols, court houses and hospitals. They are arranged chr...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Register of Pupils

Register of Pupils attending Pilot Bay School (Kootenay district, B.C.), 1899-1903. The Register notes pupils' names, ages, and record of attendance. The Register also records the weather for each day that the school was in operation*

Pilot Bay School District

Works Branch correspondence and other records

  • GR-1484
  • Series
  • 1902-1905

Correspondence and copies of memoranda concerning construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, ferries, wharves, railways, and schools. Also includes some drawings and plans.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works. Works Branch

Minute book and accounts

  • GR-2068
  • Series
  • 1906-1928

School Trustees' minute book and accounts.

Port Simpson School District

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

Elementary School Agricultural Education correspondence and reports

  • GR-0173
  • Series
  • 1916-1929

The Elementary Agricultural Education Branch was established in 1915 to promote nature study and rural science in the public schools of British Columbia. The director of the branch was John Wesley Gibson (1874-1954) who, with a team of district s...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

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