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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

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

Lieutenant Governor's records

  • GR-0443
  • Series
  • 1871-1936

Papers of the Lieutenant-Governors of British Columbia. Includes transcripts of telegrams between Victoria and Ottawa, letterbook copies of official despatches outward (1871-1881), despatches inward from Governor General, Secretary of State, and ...

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

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...

Election records from Victoria

  • GR-1667
  • Series
  • 1871-1872

GR-1667 consists of poll-books, voters' lists, and correspondence relating to two landmark elections in British Columbia: the election of 1871 of representatives to the provincial legislature, and the election of 1872, called to elect provin...

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

William Hartley papers as MLA and cabinet minister

Correspondence, memoranda, reports and diverse material connected with Mr. Hartley's activities as M.L.A. (Yale-Lillooet) and Minister of Public Works.William L. Hartley was born in 1916. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly and...

Hartley, William, 1916-

Richard McBride private and official correspondence

The series consists of the private and official correspondence and papers of Sir Richard McBride, 1905-1917.It includes confidential letterbook; correspondence between McBride, Borden and others concerning provincial, Dominion, and Imperial politi...

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

Premier's records

  • GR-1414
  • Series
  • 1953-1972

Official correspondence, reports, briefs to cabinet, articles and messages, etc. accumulated during W.A.C. Bennett's tenure as premier. Includes files on Dominion-provincial relations, civil defence, centennial celebrations, railways and maj...

British Columbia. Premier

Nordling, Otto. North Vancouver.

Series consists of correspondence with federal Members of Parliament and British Columbia Members of the Legislative Assembly and newspaper clippings dealing with old age pensions, minimum wages and politics.

Nordling, Otto. North Vancouver.

Series consists of correspondence inward regarding public service pensions, including letter from Simma Holt regarding Social Credit government of William Richards Bennett; newspaper clippings regarding pensions.

Leo Nimsick records as MLA and family papers

Series consists of records including Mr. Nimsick's correspondence as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (1947-1971); his sessional notebooks (1958-1966, 1972) and speeches (1950-1954); weekly reports from the legislature (1950-1972); subjec...

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

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...

Correspondence, photographs and other material

Series consists of a photocopy of unpublished short story, "The Right Time of Day"; carbon copy of unpublished autobiography "Sixty-five Years in a Tort Factory"; correspondence, 1911-1967; scrapbooks, 1933-1969 containing clip...


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...

John Douglas Tisdalle records as MLA

Series consists of: correspondence as Member of the Legislative Assembly, 1953-1972; briefly annotated bound copies of British Columbia Government Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure; committee files and collected briefs; speeches and notes; scra...

Provincial Secretary general office files and indexes

  • GR-0154
  • Series
  • 1951-1962

The series consists of general office files created by the Dept. of the Provincial Secretary between 1951 and 1962 with their card indexes.

British Columbia. Dept. of the Provincial Secretary

Sarah Uphill interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Recollections of the life of Labour MLA Tom Uphill SUMMARY: In a CBC interview, Sarah Uphill talks about her husband, Labour Party MLA Thomas Uphill. She begins by recalling incidents concerning her husband's work i...

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 papers

Series consists of correspondence and papers regarding consolidation of the provincial debt on the London bond market, 1889-1892; private correspondence received while Minister of Finance, 1900-1901; memorial received as Agent-General, 1911; newsp...

Pattullo papers

Private and official correspondence, speeches, accounts, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, reports, memoranda and miscellaneous items. The papers consist of 84 document boxes [volumes 1-84] of private and official correspondence, inward and outward...

Pattullo, Thomas Dufferin, 1873-1956

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