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Fraser, George
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BC Provincial Museum correspondence inward and other material

  • GR-0512
  • Series
  • 1921-1922

7 Letters inward from George Fraser to Dr. C.P. Newcombe concerning botany, including photographs and clipping. Typewritten transcripts prepared by Botanical Division, B.C.P.M.

British Columbia Provincial Museum

Clive Justice collection

  • PR-0747
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1985

The collection consists of records collected by Clive Justice of and pertaining to George Fraser, a Ucluelet nursery worker known for hybridizing rhododendrons. Collection includes photographs relating to Fraser and his work.

Justice, Clive

Marion Crossley interview

CALL NUMBER: T4277:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Marion Crossley : family history RECORDED: Burnaby (B.C.), 1987-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Marion Crossley was born Marion Lee in 1907, and she discusses her ancestors coming to Victoria around 1850. TRACK 2: Early history of Ucluelet settlers. Marion's life, including two years spent teaching in Ghana, Africa.

CALL NUMBER: T4277:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Marion Crossley : family history RECORDED: Burnaby (B.C.), 1987-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Marion Crossley continues discussion of teaching in Ghana. Her memories of George Fraser, pioneer Ucluelet settler and worldwide-known plantsman and nurseryman. TRACK 2: Short section of Marion playing one of George Fraser's favourite songs, "Road to the Isles" on her piano.

Newcombe family papers

Correspondence, notebooks, subject files, accounts, annotated books, etc., of C.F. Newcombe and his son W.A. Newcombe, reflecting their interest in the ethnology, natural history and history of British Columbia. Newcombe family papers. The G.T. Emmons collection, consisting of correspondence, notes and manuscripts, mainly on the Tlingit Indians. Maynard family papers, consisting of diaries and papers of Richard and Hannah Maynard, Victoria photographers, and their son Albert. Papers of Emily Carr, and re her estate, of which W.A. Newcombe was an executor.

Volumes 21 to 30 were arranged by the BC Archives in 1975.

Volumes 31 to 59 were arranged by the Royal BC Museum, ca. 1970. BC Archives volume and file numbers have been added to the these volumes.

Volumes 239/240 were Found In Collection in the Archives in 2022 and added to the collection.

  • An asterisk beside a file number indicates that the file contains letters to or from both C.F. Newcombe and W.A. Newcombe.

Table of Contents: Box/file

Table of Contents: Microfilm reels

Detailed box and file list

Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew). Library.

Two letters from George Fraser, Ucluelet, 1921, in which he describes roots and bulbs he is sending to Kew; biographical note on Fraser from The Gardeners' Chronicle, May 19, 1928.

Photocopies purchased from the Library, Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, England, 1985.

Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew). Library