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CA CCOQ C5 · Collection · 1870 - 2018

The Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection consists of the records collected and maintained by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society (RHHS). Through their museum and library, the RHHS acquired and stewarded records documenting the history of Riverview Hospital, the British Columbia School of Psychiatric Nursing, and the history of psychiatric care in British Columbia.

The collection consists of a range of documentary forms, including: reports, theses, newspaper clippings, newsletters, publications, correspondence, manuals, plans and drawings, directories, inventories, procedures, programmes, annuals, invitations, motion pictures, personal narratives, staff lists, minutes, study notes, scrapbooks, ephemera, and photographs depicting aspects of social and administrative life at the hospital and school.

The collection is arranged into ten series that reflect original collections maintained by the RHHS, and are organized by media type or content. See the Arrangement note below for more information.

British Columbia. School of Psychiatric Nursing
CA RMDC MS 58 A2022.000.016 · Collection · 1896-[1942?]

Ranging from 1896-1942, the Knights of Pythias collection includes:
1) bylaws
2) correspondence
3) reports
4) certificates
5) publications
6) membership list
7) visitor register
8) ephemera

CA RMDC MS 38 A2017.003 · Collection · 1897-1985

Ranging from 1896-1995, the Rossland School Board Collection consists of

  1. Minutes
  2. Correspondence
  3. Financial Records
  4. Legal Records
  5. Reports
  6. Resumes
  7. Report Cards and Examinations
  8. Lists
  9. Scrapbooks
  10. Ephemera
  11. Maps
  12. Specifications
  13. Clippings
  14. Photographs
Rossland School Board
Rossland Club Collection
CA RMDC MS 3 A2022.000.011 · Collection · [1898-1969]

Ranging from 1898 to 1961, collection includes:

  1. constitution
  2. history
  3. minutes
  4. correspondence
  5. financial records
  6. legal records
  7. reports
  8. personnel
  9. lists
  10. register of guests
  11. liquor licences
  12. ephemera
  13. photographs
Rossland Club
CA RMDC MS 75 A2022.000.004 · Collection · 1947-1951

Ranging from 1900 to 1917, the Rossland Winter Carnival Collection consists of
1) history
2) meeting minutes
3) correspondence
4) financial records
5) programmes
6) postcards/photographs
7) ephemera

Rossland Sno Sho Committee
Personal Collections
CA CCOQ C5-S09 · Series · 1905 - 2018
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of records that were original personal fonds and collections acquired and preserved by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society's during its existence. It contains the personal collections of nurses, doctors, general staff, British Columbia's first Provincial Botanist, and a patient at Riverview Hospital. Each file includes records such as study notes, photographs, ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings and pamphlets.

The series consists of 15 files, each corresponding to its original creator or donor: Ken Baker, Loretta Barnet, Ultan Patrick Byrne, Jean Campbell, Edna Colvin, John Davidson, Sheila Dumore, William Headridge, Alyce Hockin, Lois Kaldestad, Catherine Murray, Judy Pendry, Dorothy Pocock, Hazel Shepard, and Georgina Bernice Petty.

CA CCOQ C10-S01 · Series · 1908 - 2010
Part of Alain Boire collection

The series consists primarily of photocopied materials accumulated by Boire relating to the history of Maillardville as well as the research notes he created during the process of writing and publishing his book, "With Hearts and Minds."

Record types include newspaper articles and clippings, newsletters, printed materials, correspondence, recorded interviews, reports, biographies, inventories, handwritten notes, photographs, a map, a thesis, and digital records. The series also includes manuscript copies of "With Hearts and Minds."

Boire, Alain Joseph
CA CCOQ C5-S04 · Series · 1912 - 2001
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This series consists of records related to the administration and operation of Riverview Hospital as well as some of the official events and programs organized by the hospital. The series is arranged in two subseries:

SS1: Administrative records
SS2: Event records

Records in this series include manuals, directories, inventories, regulations, procedures, correspondence, programmes and invitations.

British Columbia. Riverview Hospital
CA RMDC MS 2 A2013.002 · Collection · 1928-1969

Ranging from 1928 to 1969, Collection includes:

  1. constitution and bylaws
  2. history
  3. diary
  4. minutes
  5. correspondence
  6. financial records
  7. personnel records
  8. reports
  9. lists
  10. publicity
  11. press releases
  12. clippings
  13. ephemera
  14. plans
Rossland Swimming Pool Society
Red Mountain Ski Club fonds
CA RMDC MS 23 · Fonds · 1933-1999

Fonds consists of textual records of the Red Mountain Ski Club from 1933 - 1999. Includes constitution, history, minutes, minutes – executive, minutes AGM, correspondence, financial records, purchase orders, legal records, president’s manual, planning and development, lists, reports, managers report, race reports, proposals, studies, specifications, newsletters, certificates, press releases/notices/memorandums, personnel, job descriptions, programs, clippings, ephemera, maps, notices/file notices.

Red Mountain Ski Club
CA RMDC MS 49 A2001.296 · Collection · 1936-[1976?]

Ranging from 1932 to 1956, collection includes:

  1. constitution
  2. history
  3. minutes
  4. correspondence
  5. financial records
  6. legal records
  7. reports
  8. publications
  9. ephemera
  10. photographs
  11. clippings
Rossland Cooperative Transportation Society
Fonds · 1937-2011

Slips of paper signed by climbers who reached summit. Occasionally mention weather or flowers seen there.
Mt. Allan Brooks is part of the Forbidden Plateau.

Shuswap Narrows Lodge Fonds
CA SAM MS 150 · Fonds · 1945

The fonds is divided into 19 series and consists of business and personal accounts related to running the Shuswap Narrows Lodge and life in Salmon Arm. Title based on the contents of the fonds.

Shuswap Narrows Lodge
CA CCOQ C10-S02 · Series · 1946 - 1998
Part of Alain Boire collection

The series consists of material given to Boire by Caisse Populaire Maillardville Credit Union, when its assets were sold to VanCity Credit Union.

Record types include photographs and contact sheets, brochures, bulletins, fliers, ephemera, financial statements, minutes and agendas. The series also includes seals used by Caisse Populaire Maillardville Credit Union.

Don Cunnings fonds
CA CCOQ F12 · Fonds · 1948 - 2011

The fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Don Cunnings, documenting his involvement in sport and recreation in Coquitlam. The archivist arranged the fonds into two series. One series documents the activities of Cunnings during his tenure at the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department. The second series consists of personal and professional records accumulated by Cunnings, documenting his various professional positions for reference and posterity.

The records include photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence, recorded documentaries, two scrapbooks, and assorted textual records and ephemera.

Cunnings, Don
CA CCOQ F12-S01 · Series · 1948 - 2011
Part of Don Cunnings fonds

The series documents the activities that Cunnings was involved with and led during his tenure at the District of Coquitlam Parks and Recreation Department and the development of the Department over time.

The series is arranged into thirteen files according to subject, and consists of textual records, photographs, ephemera, and newspaper clippings detailing sports, recreational programs and classes, parks and facility development, and events and initiatives undertaken by the Department, such as BC Summer Games, and Coquitlam Centennial celebrations.

Cunnings, Don
Event records
CA CCOQ C5-S04-SS2 · Subseries · 1949 - 1988
Part of Riverview Hospital Historical Society collection

This subseries consists of event records depicting special events put on by Riverview Hospital. Records include programs, invitations, guestbooks, awards, news releases and planning documents.

CA RMDC MS 35 · Fonds · 1960-1962

Fonds consists of records of the Rossland-Trail Olympic Promotions Committee from 1960-1962. Fronds include constitution and bylaws, minutes, correspondence, questionnaire, financial records, reports, certificates, ephemera, maps, photographs, and clippings.

Rossland-Trail Olympic Committee
Salmon Arm 4-H Fonds
CA SAM MS 71 · Fonds · 1961

Title of the fonds based on the content. The fonds is divided into one series of leader record cards and records of competition from 1961-1991.

Salmon Arm 4-H Club
CA CCOQ F37-S01 · Series · 1962 - 2016
Part of Burquitlam Lions Club fonds

The series consists of records pertaining to the Burquitlam Lions Club's (BLC) administrative and membership activities. It contains material relating to the history and objectives of the BLC, including its constitution and policies, as well as the day-to-day operations of the club. Additionally, it contains membership records, a core aspect of BLC administration.

The series is divided into several subseries: membership records; agendas and minutes of meetings; constitution, policies and procedures; correspondence.

The series consists primarily of textual material. Record types represented in the series include the following: membership reports (MMRs, lists, and schedules), information about individual members, agendas, reports, and meeting minutes, motion books, constitutions, procedures, policies, agreements, ephemera, internal correspondence, and correspondence with other organizations.

Burquitlam Lions Club
CA CCOQ C10-S03 · Series · 1964 - 2013
Part of Alain Boire collection

The series relates to Boire's involvement with several community organizations and initiatives in Maillardville. Firstly, it encompasses the records of Boire's time with the Maillardville Residents' Association (MRA), on its Maillardville revitalization and planning Task Force, which was instrumental for advocating for development activities. The series also contains records about the development of Place Maillardville, the Coquitlam Heritage Society, as well as the Vancity Maillardville Advisory Committee. Lastly, the series contains fliers, ephemera, and articles about events in Maillardville, including the Festival du Bois, and the 2009 Maillardville centenary.

Record types include agendas and minutes, correspondence, ephemera, brochures, newspaper articles, bulletins, and revitalization and development reports.

Alain Boire collection
CA CCOQ C10 · Collection · 2000 - 2016

The collection consists largely of research materials and notes created in the preparation of Boire's book "With Hearts and Minds" published in 2016. The remainder of the collection consists of materials collected by Boire from Caisse Populaire Maillardville Credit Union, as well as accumulated material pertaining to Boire's involvement in several community initiatives, such as the Maillardville Residents' Association, Maillardville revitalization and planning, and Place Maillardville.

Materials include correspondence, photographs, administrative records, interviews, reports, handwritten notes, clippings, advertising and professional materials, newsletters, research materials, prints, postcards, ephemera, a map, embossing seals, a lid from a glass milk bottle, and other documents. The collection also includes a manuscript copy of "With Hearts and Minds."

Boire, Alain Joseph