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100 Mile House Women's Institute fonds

  • PR-1025
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1956

The fonds consists of a minute book of the 100 Mile House Women's Institute.

100 Mile House Women's Institute

140 Mile Women's Institute fonds

  • PR-1026
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1973 [Microfilmed 1976]

The fonds consists of minute books of the 140 Mile Women's Institute.

140 Mile Women's Institute

153 Mile Store fonds

  • PR-1027
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1960 [Microfilmed 1976]

The fonds consists of the 153 Mile Store's daybooks, ledgers, suppliers ledgers, and a record of Dominion government aid to Indians.

153 Mile Store

1997 North American Indigenous Games fonds

  • PR-2212
  • Fonds
  • 1994-1998

The fonds consists of the records generated by the 1997 North American Indigenous Games in the course of managing the sport and cultural events that took place in Victoria, BC in August 1997. The fonds includes two series: the management files of Alex Nelson, Executive Director and Rick Brant, General Manager and marketing files. The management files are arranged by subject and include correspondence with the Aboriginal Sports and Recreation Association of BC (ASRA) and other records relating to the management, administration and financial aspects of the games. The management files also include policy and procedure files, briefing materials, reports and minutes from meetings. The marketing files are arranged alphabetically by subject and consist of general files regarding all aspects of marketing the sport and culture events of the games. The marketing files also include a poster, examples of bronze, silver and gold medals and three videocassettes.

North American Indigenous Games (1997 : Victoria, B.C.)

48th Battalion C.E.F. Association fonds

  • PR-2296
  • Fonds
  • 1915-1980

The fonds consists of the records of the 48th Battalion, C.E.F., Association and includes correspondence, newsletters, programs and financial information from 1936 to 1980. Most of these records were created by the Association's Vancouver branch secretary, Al La Fortune. The fonds also includes a photograph album created by La Fortune between 1915 and 1959 which shows members of the 48th Battalion (3rd Pioneer Battalion) at the Willows training camp in Victoria, going overseas, in England and at Vimy in France. The album also has photographs of the Association getting together for their reunions in Victoria from 1947 to 1959.

48th Battalion C.E.F. Association

A. David Rogers fonds

  • PR-2191
  • Fonds
  • [Ca. 1950-1970]

The fonds consists of photographs created by A. David Rogers between 1950 and 1970 for both private and commercial purposes. The photographs were taken in Vancouver, Victoria and coastal areas and the subject include shipping, yachts, buildings, theatre, local artists and their work, street scenes and family photographs. There are also some images of the 1950 Chicago Fair and Banff, Alberta.

The fonds include several series of photographs that Rogers maintained using different sizes of film and each with their own numbering system. The 4x5 negatives are numbered from 1 to 1370 and have additional unnumbered negatives. Rogers indexed these negatives in number order and included a description and sometimes a date. The 2x2 negatives are numbered from 1 to 2867 and include three small sub-series of numbered negatives as well as many unnumbered ones. This series is not indexed but Rogers did create contact sheets of most of these, and often added names and dates to the printed image. The contact sheets were kept in six albums or binders and may have been used like a commercial catalogue. There is also an incomplete series of 35 mm negatives numbered from 1 to 558 with many unnumbered negatives and miscellaneous negatives included. Some of the negatives are labelled with brief information and dates.

Rogers, A. David

A. Driscoll fonds

  • PR-1482
  • Fonds
  • 1889-1899

The fonds consists of Driscoll's reports, correspondence and estimates pertaining to surveys in the Kamloops and Ashcroft areas, as well as the Railway Belt.

Driscoll, A.

Aaronson's Drug Store fonds

  • PR-1618
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1942

The fonds consists of prescription ledger and poison sales book of Aaronson's Drug Store.

Aaronson's Drug Store

A.B. Sanderson and Company fonds

  • PR-2409
  • Fonds
  • 1955-1974

The fonds consists of records from A.B. Sanderson Company, Ltd., primarily regarding project proposals, construction calculations and plans for engineering projects. The fonds includes: correspondence, calculations, plans and drawings regarding engineering contracts; reference material for engineers; newspaper clippings and promotional material on the company; and personal records of Adrian Barclay Sanderson. The company’s focus was on bridges, and the records represent work on major projects such as the MacDonald-Cartier Bridge, the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge, and a number of Pacific Great Eastern Railway bridges.

In addition to bridges, the A.B. Sanderson Company was involved in a number of significant projects including the Mount Kobau observatory. Additional projects include the Esquimalt Sports Centre and the Mt. Tolmie Reservoir, as well as a number of schools, sports arenas, water treatment facilities, and industrial buildings on Vancouver Island and British Columbia. The records include inspection reports for the Canadian National Railway tunnels that connected the CNR lines to the Second Narrows rail bridge.

A. B. Sanderson was named as technical advisor to the Royal Commission inquiry into the Second Narrows Bridge collapse, and the records in this fonds related to the Second Narrows Bridge are primarily newspaper clippings and reports.

Financial records for the company were not in the custody of Ker, Priestman and Associates at the time of transfer and do not make up part of this fonds.

Oversize plans relating to specific jobs can often be found in containers 880055-0522 – 880055-0529, usually identified by the corresponding file or job code. An index to job numbers can be found in container 880059-1582.

A.B. Sanderson and Company Ltd.

Abel Edwards fonds

  • PR-1661
  • Fonds
  • 1813-1814 [Microfilmed ca. 1984]

The fonds consists of journal and correspondence of Abel Edwards.

Edwards, Abel

A.C. Bury fonds

  • PR-1624
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1906

The fonds consists of Bury's diary relating to his policing activities with the Royal Northwest Mounted Police.

Bury, A.C.

A.C. Hirschfeld fonds

  • PR-2204
  • Fonds
  • 1889-[ca. 1910]

The fonds consists of 81 glass negatives and 1 negative taken or copied by A.C. Hirschfeld between 1894 and 1910. The photographs include images of the Golden Gate Midwinter fair in San Francisco in 1894; photographs of Alaska, Atlin and Dawson City as well as interior and exterior shots taken ca. 1910 of the Hirschfeld home in Vancouver. The fonds also includes 10 copy negatives and 10 prints showing the Klondike Gold rush. Some show gold rush people on their way through a unknown pass to the gold fields, some Dawson City and the mines circa 1898. Other pictures show "The Scales," and the horse train.

Hirschfeld, A.C., 1866-1926

A.C. Lincoln fonds

  • PR-0647
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1940

The fonds consists of A.C. Lincoln's photographs and film footage of events at Fairbridge Farm School. Fonds also includes a register of the Fairbridge Farm School Wolf Cub Pack and miscellaneous correspondence and brochures relating to Fairbridge Farm School.

Lincoln, Alfred Charles, 1910-1984

A.C. Murray fonds

  • PR-1684
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1895

The fonds consists of Alexander Murray's correspondence from J. MacDonald of Babine Portage, William Fox at Bears Lake outpost, William Sinclair at Frasers Lake and various others from other posts.

Murray, Alexander Campbell, 1858-1931

Achilli Ragazzoni fonds

  • PR-1642
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1919

The fonds consists of Ragazzoni's paybook.

Ragazzoni, Achilli

A.D. Kean fonds

  • PR-0755
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1960

The fonds consists of correspondence, photographs, clippings, manuscripts and production memoranda, mainly relating to A.D. Kean's feature film "Policing the Plains" (produced 1924-1927), as well as radio scripts (five annotated during production), clippings of the outdoor and cowboy life stories he wrote for the Toronto Star Weekly (ca. 1929-1936), and a video copy of his 1949 film "Fox Hunting in Canada".

Kean, Arthur David, 1882-1961

Ada Beaven fonds

  • PR-1102
  • Fonds
  • 1895-[ca. 1939]

The fonds consists of Ada Beaven's diary, correspondence from Pemberton family members and photographs.

Beaven, Ada, 1867-1958

Ada McGeer fonds

  • PR-2393
  • Fonds
  • 1941-1973

The fonds consists of correspondence and a newspaper article.

McGeer, Ada Alice (Schwengers)

Adam Gillespie fonds

  • PR-1013
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1899 [Microfilmed 1953]

The fonds consists of a journal written by Gillespie on a journey to the Klondike.

Gillespie, Adam

Adam Weir fonds

  • PR-1614
  • Fonds
  • 1872-1874

The fonds consists of Weir's diary and notebook.

Weir, Adam, 1841?-1897

Adams Lake Women's Institute fonds

  • PR-1030
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1988

The fonds consists of minutes and a cashbook of the Adams Lake Women's Institute.

Adams Lake Women's Institute

Adelaide Ash fonds

  • PR-1564
  • Fonds
  • 1871-1872

The fonds consists of Ash's travel diary.

Ash, Adelaide

Admiralty fonds

  • PR-2125
  • Fonds
  • 1788-1903

Fonds consists of records of the Admiralty in carrying out its activities. Records relate to the area of the West Coast of Canada and include reports and dispatches from the Pacific Station at Esquimalt (1848-1898). Fonds also includes microfilm copies of correspondence and reports of the Pacific Station, and logs of ships that explored the Pacific Northwest between 1788 and 1795.

Great Britain. Admiralty

A.F. Graves fonds

  • PR-1525
  • Fonds
  • 1867-1872

The fonds consists of Graves' logbook.

Graves, A.F.

A.G. Harvey fonds

  • PR-0867
  • Fonds
  • 1906-1950

The fonds consists of notes and correspondence pertaining to Athelstan George Harvey's career as Reeve of Point Grey and as a Vancouver City Alderman, including draft bills, reports, clippings, manuscripts, notes, map, correspondence and photographs. It also includes his British Columbia place name research and files.

Harvey, Athelstan George

A.G. Morice fonds

  • PR-1598
  • Fonds
  • 1892-1895

The fonds consists of copies of outward correspondence of A.G. Morice.

Morice, A.G. (Adrien Gabriel), 1859-1938

Agapius Honcharenko fonds

  • PR-1582
  • Fonds
  • 1863-1890

The fonds consists of correspondence and an article of Agapius Honcharenko pertaining to Alaska.

Honcharenko, Agapius, 1832-1916

Agnes Deans Cameron fonds

  • PR-1365
  • Fonds
  • [18-?]-[1920?]

The fonds consists of photographs either collected or created by Agnes Deans Cameron and reflect her activities and subject interests. The works of several photographers are present in this collection, including studio portraits, field photographs and composite works marketed by Victoria based Mrs. R. Maynard’s Photographic Gallery (1862? to 1912).

Photographs in container 000774-0001, folder 4, appear to document her trip from Chicago to Herschel Island. Several of the photographs in this folder appear in her published work, "The New North." Other photographs in this folder document similar subject matter and have markings on the verso indicating that they may also have been submitted for publication.

The remaining photographs in this fonds appear to have been collected by Cameron based on their subject matter, and Cameron has made notations on the verso of several of these photographs. Cameron was a school teacher and published numerous pamphlets; she may have acquired the photographs for these purposes.

Cameron, Agnes Deans, 1863-1912

Agnes Green fonds

  • PR-0815
  • Fonds
  • 1881-1882

The fonds consists of a notebook kept by Green while touring Europe, containing poems, sketches and aphorisms.

Green, Agnes

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