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CA VMM VMM65 · Collection · 1920-1996, predominant 1930-1976

This collection consists primarily of interdepartmental correspondence and other organizational records created by the Pacific Coast branch of the Canadian National Steamships Company (CNSS). Records were created primarily between the 1920s and the 1970s, during the CNSS' years of operation. Some records (see series 23-26) are not CNSS organizational records, and were added to the collection by other interested donors. The series' records pertain to the company's operations in Vancouver, Victoria, and the West Coast of Canada.

Series 1-21 of the collection consist of the CNSS' organizational records; they were donated by the CNSS, and arranged according to the original order indicated by the markings on the company's original file folders. Series 22 consists of miscellaneous organizational records arranged by the archivist. Series 23-26 consist of a collection of ephemera, promotional materials, photographs, and articles that were arranged on the basis of content.

CA BCA V1985:35;V1986:17;T4221;V1986:16;V1987:33 · Collection · 1985

The collection consists of audio and videotaped oral history interviews with former students and teachers pertaining to the history of Central Junior Secondary School in Victoria, B.C.

CA BCA T4373 · Collection · 1980-1981

The collection consists of oral history interviews with journalists active in B.C. from the 1920s to the 1940s.

CA BCA T4310 · Collection · 1986-1987

The collection consists of oral history interviews with former and current employees of B.C. Rail as well as residents living along the B.C. Rail lines.

CA BCA T4300 · Collection · 1982-1985

The collection consists of interviews with people who were officially involved in Justice Councils in B.C. from 1974 to the 1980s.

CA BCA T4298;F1987:11;F1987:21;F1989:17 · Collection · 1934-1974

The collection consists of a selection of amateur and professional films assembled by Pacific Cinemateque Pacifique pertaining to B.C., as well as oral history interviews with Vancouver-based experimental filmmakers.

CA BCA T4260 · Collection · 1974-1985

The collection consists of oral history interviews with Cumberland residents pertaining to coal mining and community life in Cumberland and area.

CA BCA T4214 · Collection · 1985

The collection consists of interviews with women who immigrated to B.C. pertaining to their experiences.

CA BCA T4201 · Collection · [ca. 1953]

The collection consists of radio broadcasts pertaining to the Sunny Trails Nudist Club in Surrey, B.C.

CA BCA T4197 · Collection · 1976-1977

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to life histories and history of the Oowekeeno people of the central coast of B.C. conducted as part of the Oowekeeno History Project.

Salmon trolling collection
CA BCA T4175 · Collection · [ca. 1984]

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to salmon trolling in the Gulf of Georgia.

CA BCA T4172;T4206;T4244 · Collection · 1984-1985

The collection consists of oral history interviews by Adolph with Jack and Margaret Aye pertaining to life in the East Kootenays prior to the flooding of the Kootenay River Valley; and interviews pertaining to Woodlands, a mental health facility.

CA BCA T4171 · Collection · 1983-1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to theatre in B.C., including an interview about George Ryga.

CA BCA T4170 · Collection · 1971-1978

The collection consists of radio programs and interviews pertaining to Chinese immigrants, the Komagata Maru, women in politics, women in prison, and immigrant women in the work force.

CA BCA T4147 · Collection · 1984

The collection consists of oral history interviews with hikers, climbers, and pilots about Garibaldi Provincial Park in B.C.