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Environment correspondence and referral replies

  • GR-3808
  • Series
  • 1995-2009

Series contains the correspondence referral replies of the Ministry of Environment and its predecessors. Currently, the series contains six accessions. Accession 96-3526 contains the correspondence from the Environment Protection Division of the m...

British Columbia. Ministry of Environment (2005-)

Muir Family (John Muir, 1803-1883). Sooke.

Family records which include: Muir family bible (ca. 1799) containing genealogical information (entries may be found on pages separating Old and New Testaments); The New Testament, 1847, inscribed "To Mrs. John Muir on her departure for Van...

Correspondence : W.E. Traill

File contains 3 letters, inward and outward, addressed to or composed by W.E. Traill. The first letter, dated August 3, 1889, is written to MacFarlane from Quesnel [Quesnelle] and addressed to Traill and discusses some of the posts that fall under...

Shirley Bayhov interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1968 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bayhov recounts the reasons her family came to Hornby Island in 1957. She discusses why she likes the island; the community; new residents; and subdivisions. Mrs. Bayhov's children, P...

Harrison and Hilary Brown interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1968 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Brown recalls life on Hornby Island after he and his wife arrived in 1936. He discusses subsequent changes in island life; residents; development; and subdivision. Mrs. Brown continues; w...

Billy Thomas interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-08-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Billy Thomas recalls growing up in the Chemainus area around the 1870's. His father came into the Cowichan district about 1862. Mr. Thomas describes early Chemainus; the mill; schooli...

Mollie Robinson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973-04-15 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Robinson describes her working life in Winnipeg; her move to Chemainus and her work for the Victoria Lumber and Manufacturing Company in 1915; the mill site; working conditions; union...

David Moon and David Cornish interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1968 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Chief Moon discusses Campbell River and the Quathiaski Cove Indian village [Cape Mudge]; preservation of the Indian culture; young people and their culture; fishing; and lack of opportunities f...

Sir Philip and Lady Livingston interview

CALL NUMBER: T0845:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-10-07 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Sir Philip Livingston recalls how his father [Clement Livingston] came to the Cowichan Valley in 1890; the family's home; game in the Cowichan Valley; Mount S...

Eric Elkington interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dr. Elkington recounts his father's [William Howard Elkington] coming to the Cowichan area in 1883; he bought a place on Quamichan Lake and established a farm, "Oak Park". ...

Katherine Blomquist interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1966-02-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Bloomquist recalls her family's coming to Shawnigan Lake in 1898; her brother's [Peter Weigle] Empire Brewery at Nanaimo; her sister's [Anna Koenig/Kingsley] hotel at S...

Cranbrook Supreme Court Letters of administration

  • GR-2548
  • Series
  • 1906-1978

The series consists of letters of administration and letters probate from Fort Steele, 1906-1909 and from the Supreme Court of Cranbrook, 1906-1978. It includes Form A, Form B, and Form C.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Cranbrook)

Land and resource management committees

  • GR-3793
  • Series
  • 1982-2009

This series contains records relating to land use management in various parts of the province. The records document the creation and activities of various committees established by the planning region to address specific projects as needed.The rec...

British Columbia. Ministry of Environment (2005-)

Archibald McKinlay fonds

  • PR-1709
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1885

The fonds consists of diaries, correspondence and official commission appointment of Archibald McKinlay.

McKinlay, Archibald, 1811-1891

Highlights of Highway 16

Travelogue. Shows scenery, attractions and recreational activities (especially fishing) along Highway 16 in the Skeena Region. Includes footage of wildlife; totems at Kitwanga, Kitwancool; fishing for steelhead; Indians gaffing trout at Moricetow...

James McKinlay Correspondence and Diary

File consists of correspondence regarding McKinlay family finances and a diary written by James McKinlay titled "Diary of the Great Fish River Exploring Party." The diary is written by a different James McKinlay than the eldest son of Ar...

Barometer readings

Item consists of one page containing barometer readings between July 8 to August 4, 1879. The location of the readings is not indicated on the page, but the page was found among other Fort St James records and is believed to be from that location.

Miscellaneous account documents

File contains miscellaneous records relating to Fort St. James and Stuarts Lake. The records are primarily accounts and several are written on scraps of paper. The records document money and goods advances to Indigenous people (1890s), trading acc...

Kelowna Supreme Court civil cause books

  • GR-3858
  • Series
  • 1923-1977

This series consists of civil cause books from the Kelowna Supreme Court, from 1951-1977. Only indexes are available for the years 1923-1946. The books includes cases related to adoption, divorce, estate administration, probates and other civil ma...

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Kelowna)

Francis and Suzanne Dickie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Dickie recounts his early years on Quadra Island and his career as a writer. He recalls the fire of 1925; island characters including: "Old Bull", Hosea Bull; "Skookum T...

Bill Law interview : [Orchard, 1965]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Bill Law recounts his father's [William Law]arrival in BC and early life on Texada and Quadra Island. He describes his life on Quadra, including farming; logging; George "By-Go...

Herbert Joyce interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-05 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Joyce recalls his family's early settlement and farming life on Quadra Island. His father; Alfred Joyce; settled in 1888. Mr. Joyce describes local communities and interesting c...

Edward Joyce interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-08-06 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Joyce describes his family's settlement on Quadra Island; establishment of their farm; fishing; Indians; construction of roads; interesting characters including "Skookum To...

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