Fonds PR-0634 - Louis LeBourdais fonds

Woman and man standing in front of a wall or photo studio backdrop; MS-0676, Volume 2, File 2. Tailings at Richfield; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. Three men and a woman having a game of billiards Mining operations near Barkerville; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. Mining operations near Barkerville; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. "Barkerville, BC"; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. "Williams Creek, Barkerville, BC"; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. Mining operations near Barkverville; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. A flume near Barkerville; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. A flume near Barkerville; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. On the outskirts of Barkerville; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. Barkerville; the Masonic Hall is the tall white building on the left, it was built in 1869; note ... Town men on a Barkerville street; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. Barkerville with a dusting of snow; MS-0676, Box 3, File 19. "Cataline (Jean Caux) and group of Indian packers"; MS-0676, Box 4, File 12. John Bruce, and James Amin, J.G. or Jim Mann; Bruce and Mann built the Masonic Lodge building in ... Chinese Evelyn Penrose divining; testing the different strata with long rod of wire; MS676, Box 16, File 3. Evelyn Penrose divining; locating water under rock with a willow wand, on Vancouver Island; MS676... Evelyn Penrose divining; checking on a water find in the Okanagan; the water rushed in at 10 gall... Woman and horse in field of flowers.

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Louis LeBourdais fonds

General material designation

  • textual record
  • cartographic material
  • graphic material
  • multiple media
  • microform

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1870-1957 (Creation)
    LeBourdais, Louis, 1888-1947

Physical description area

Physical description

1.36 m of textual records, 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 16mm, ca. 735 photographs, 13 maps

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Louis LeBourdais was born in Clinton, B.C. He became a telegraph operator and worked in Kootenay and Okanagan districts for the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Dominion Government Telegraph Service. In 1937 he became an insurance agent and served from 1937 to 1945 as Liberal MLA for the Cariboo district. He died in Quesnel, B.C.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The fonds consists of correspondence, subject files, notes, drafts of articles, personal papers, and photographs relating to LeBourdais' interest in the history of the Cariboo. Fonds includes mining maps of the central interior of B.C. [Also available on microfilm.]

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

File list available for MS-0676.

Associated materials

Related materials


General note

Archives code(s): MS-0361; MS-0676; Map Reg. No. 12916-12928; 98501-11.

General note

Accession number(s): 198501-011; 12925B

Physical description

450 b&w prints; 9 glass negatives; 222 lantern slides

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres

Physical storage

  • Box: A00663