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British Columbia--Politics and government
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Alberta Lumber Company records

The Alberta Lumber Company, located in Vancouver's False Creek area, was founded in the 1890s by Christopher McRae and incorporated in 1903. Records of the company span the period 1904-1969 and include correspondence files (outgoing 1904-1909...

Alberta Lumber Company

Alf Eddy interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-10-29 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with Alf Eddy, Executive Director, B.C. Branch, Canadian Bar Association. [No content summary available.];

Ballots and other material

  • GR-0156
  • Series
  • 1945

The series consists of ballots (blank and marked) and general instructions on voting procedures, along with a list of returning officers for the 1945 general election.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Barnard Family records

Diary (1867), newspaper clipping books, correspondence out (1863 and 1867), deed and indenture re land of F.J. Barnard; scrapbooks and printed books of F.S. Barnard and dinner party record of Martha Amelia (Loewen) Barnard (1904-1931); F.J. Barnar...

Bruce A. McKelvie papers

Correspondence, notes, diaries, typescripts of speeches and articles, scrapbooks and historical manuscripts relating to British Columbia history and politics. Born in Vancouver in 1889, Bruce Alistair McKelvie was a historian and newspaperman. He...

McKelvie, Bruce Alistair, 1889-1960

Bruce McKelvie papers

Bruce Alistair McKelvie (1889-1960) was born in Vancouver. He worked as a reporter for the Vancouver Province and later became Managing Editor of the Daily Colonist in 1930. He wrote a number of books on the history of British Columbia and was i...

McKelvie, Bruce Alistair, 1889-1960

Cartoonists in straight jackets

RECORDED: Toronto (Ont.), 1979-04-18 SUMMARY: Recording of a public meeting at the Toronto Press Club regarding the libel suit brought against political cartoonist Bob Bierman by B.C. cabinet minister Bill Vander Zalm.;

Cecil Branson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-08-10 SUMMARY: An oral history interview with C.O.D. Branson, Barrister and Solicitor, Victoria, B.C., and a member of the Legislation Committee, B.C. Branch, Canadian Bar Association. [No content summary availab...

Circular letters

  • GR-0050
  • Series
  • 1887-1896

The series consists of circular letters to the Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia from 1887 to 1896, from the Under Secretary of State, Ottawa.

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

Clipping books

Clipping books concerning railway policy (1909) and Bowser's political activities (1907-1916).

Bowser, William John, 1867-1933

Clyne, John Valentine, 1902-. Vancouver.

An address by the Honourable J.V. Clyne to the North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, April 17, 1975. The address treated the subject of electoral reform for British Columbia.Presented by Norman Gidney, Victoria Times, 1979.

Clyne, John Valentine, 1902-1989

Committee proceedings and reports

  • GR-2016
  • Series

Committee proceedings and reports, and other reports, returns and documents tabled in the Legislative Assembly and filed in the office of the Clerk of the House. Committee proceedings and reports, and other reports, returns and documents tabled in...

British Columbia. Legislative Assembly


Series consists of letters to his wife, Ruth (McKinnon) Sutherland, 1929-1941. The letters, written to his second wife both before and after their marriage, are concerned mainly with day to day domestic affairs. However, some refer to the 1929 C...


  • GR-1305
  • Series
  • 1879-1881

Volume containing letter-book copies of correspondence from Lieutenant Governor A.N. Richards to Senior Naval Officer, Esquimalt (3 January 1879 - 2 June 1881), along with schedule of despatches received by Lieutenant Governor Edgar Dewdney from S...

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor


  • GR-0726
  • Series
  • 1910-1918

Correspondence between E.O.S. Scholefield and the B.C. Historical Association regarding publication of "Sixty Years of Progress", 1910-1914; correspondence with F.M. Rattenbury regarding the Library extension to the Legislative Buildings...

British Columbia. Legislative Library


  • 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


  • GR-1318
  • Series
  • 1954-1975

General correspondence between Deputy Minister and Agents-General for British Columbia in London, 1954-1975; includes confidential report of Fire Marshall on fire at Government House, 1957. Also general correspondence with B.C. Commissioner for T...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1311
  • Series
  • 1946-1947

Correspondence and briefs submitted to the Executive Council. Includes applications and appeals pertaining to Pacific Great Eastern Railway, Seaboard Distributors Ltd., Blunden Harbour Land Company Ltd., and sundry miscellaneous organizations.

British Columbia. Executive Council

Correspondence and other material

  • GR-1197
  • Series
  • 1893-1897

Official correspondence, reports, and related papers of Premier John H. Turner. Records include correspondence pertaining to provincial railway charters (1893-1897), agriculture, and mining; also includes B.C. Agent-General's Report (1895), ...

British Columbia. Premier

Correspondence and other material

Series consists of correspondence, 1926, 1935-1937, 1952-1962; notes; speeches; printed materials; and newspaper clipping books containing reports of legislative sessions, 1936, 1943, 1945, 1956-1959.

Correspondence and other material

Series consists of records that reflect the public life of Scott Wallace during his tenure as leader of the Progressive Conservative party in British Columbia, 1973-1977. The records deal primarily with the public issues with which Wallace was in...

Wallace, George Scott, 1929-2011

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