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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

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

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

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

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

Register of schools, school trustees and teachers

  • GR-0462
  • Series
  • 1917-1946

Register of Schools, school trustees and teachers. Registers listing: location of rural and assisted schools, n.d. (1 vol.); trustees of rural and assisted schools, 1917-1946 (29 vols.); and teachers in B.C. schools, 1917[?] -1920 (3 vols.). ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Education Department Central Office notebooks

  • GR-0139
  • Series
  • 1917-1945

The series consists of notebooks maintained by senior clerks in the Education Department's Central Office, showing financial grants to schools (3 v. 1917-1944). The series also includes a notebook [probably kept by S.J. Willis, Superintenden...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

School inspectors' reports

  • GR-0122
  • Series
  • 1918-1957

The series consists of School Inspectors' reports created by the Dept. of Education between 1918 and 1957. The reports are arranged alphabetically, by name of school or community, for the years 1918-1938; thereafter, reports are filed alphab...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

Willingdon School for Girls : case files, registers of pupils and other material

  • GR-2897
  • Series
  • 1922-1973

Case files, registers of pupils, records of school grades achieved and a few personal items. The Industrial Home for Girls was established by legislation in 1912 to house girls under the age of 16 who had been convicted of a crime, or who have b...

Willingdon School for Girls

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

Public Works contracts and other material

  • GR-0071
  • Series
  • 1924-1954

The series consists of contract sets for diverse public works: buildings, bridges, roads and road works, ferries and ferry facilities, etc. The contract sets, usually signed by the contractor and the minister, often include the notices to contrac...

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

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

Typescript

  • GR-2566
  • Series
  • 1934

"Peace River School Directory, May-June 1934." A bound, typescript volume compiled by School Inspector William Plenderleith. It was compiled to assist J.L. Watson, Department of Education Registrar, in making appointments to schools in ...

British Columbia. Dept. of Education

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