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CA CIM 2007.001 · Fonds · 1892-[ca. 2005]

Fonds consists of the personal, business and research records of May and Elmer Ellingsen. Textual records include personal and business correspondence; financial and legal records; information about local history; records and newsletters of various community organizations; records created by John Manson and by the St. James Ladies' Guild; maps; ephemera; and clippings about Cortes Island people and events. Fonds also includes photographs of the Manson family and other island people and places, and cassette tapes of oral history and music.
Fonds is arranged in 14 series: Correspondence; Financial records; Elmer Ellingsen records (business and personal); May Ellingsen personal records; Local history subject files; John Manson records; St. James Ladies' Guild records; Community organizations and services records; Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society records; Maps; Ephemera; Clippings; Photographs and Audio tapes.
Records from Accession 2019.002, which were processed after the other material had been arranged, has been interfiled.

Ellingsen, Elmer
NWMA MSS 001 · Fonds · 1893 - 2002

The New Westminster Council of Women fonds consists of records created or received by the Council while carrying out their mission statement. The fonds contains the following series: minutes, correspondence, attendance reports, financial records, yearbooks, annual meeting reports, common programs, miscellaneous records, New Westminster Credit Women’s Breakfast Club records, scrapbooks, and Lady Aberdeen ephemera.

New Westminster Council of Women
Fonds · [Between 1893 and 1911]

The fonds consists of 45 glass-plate lantern slides showing scenes from Osterhout’s work with B.C. First Nations, including the Haida, Tsimshian, and Kwakwaka’wakw. The collection includes images of people, totem poles, and landscapes.

Osterhout, Reverend Smith Stanley
Bowen Island School fonds
CA BOW MS 20 · Fonds · 1893 - 1970

The fonds consists of operational records of Bowen Island School, including annual reports (1893-1970), minutes and expense reports (1926-1946), correspondence, and the visitor’s book (1894-1922).

Bowen Island School
Fonds · 1894

The fonds is divided into one series and contains diaries dating from 1912, 1913, 1915-1926 and ephemera.

Arthur Alexander Dennys
Bullion Mines collection
CA UNBC 2000.15 · Collection · 1894 - 1925

The fonds consists of six company ledgers: 1894 - 1896, 1896, 1898 - 1901, 1900, 1904 - 1905, 1923 - 1926. Also includes 15 pages of correspondence and notes. The ledgers note expenses for various operations in the mine and in the company owned premises in town. The letters and notes concern the purchase of explosives for the mine and discusses the Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company.

Bullion Mines
CA DMA CR-125 · Fonds · [ca. 1894-1905]

The fonds consists of 37 mounted photographs from an album, as well as 5 loose photographs. The photographs were likely taken by Edward Fawcett between 1894 and 1902 when members of the Fawcett family were establishing themselves in British Columbia. The photographs consist of family members and homes, friends and recreational outings in Victoria, Delta and Vancouver; interior and exterior shots of the Victoria drugstore; and scenes of travelling through the mountains by train. Several photographs show early activities and scenes in Ladner, particularly the winter flood of 1895.

Fawcett, A.E.
Collection · 1894-1967

The collection consists of certificates, notes and report cards relating to Cheverton's education; correspondence, certificates and a sound recording relating to the Hudson's Bay Company 250th anniversary essay contest; general correspondence relating to memorial services, civil defence training, and other general topics; and a collection of postcards. Photographs of the Richmond area have yet to be arranged or described.

Samuel Maclure fonds
UVICSP SC075 · Fonds · 1894 - 1958

The fonds consists of architectural plans of Samuel Maclure for homes in Victoria, other B.C. locations, and out of province locations, as well as lists of people who commissioned homes by Maclure, including construction contracts. Fonds includes plans by English designer George P. Bankart; plans by H. D. Day; plans by other architects; and watercolours by Maclure of houses, proposed houses and alterations. The fonds also consists of 8 negatives made from copies of original drawings of Hatley Park and 3 photocopies of sketches of a bungalow designed for Mrs. Maltwood.

Maclure, Samuel, 1860-1929
Ann Lowden Gordon fonds
Fonds · 1894 - 1896

The fonds consists of photocopied and transcribed letters between the sisters and their mother, a manuscript and newspaper clippings, and divided into three series.

Gordon, Ann Lowden, 1865-1941
Cowell & Wallinger fonds
CA FTST MS 45 · Fonds · 1895-1900

Fonds consists of a ledger recording individual East Kootenay assays from 1895-1900.

Cowell & Wallinger (Firm)
Collection · 1895-1973

Collection consists of the journals and scrapbooks of various individuals. Topics include, but are not limited to, the Canadian Pacific Railway, McDonald farm financial transactions, the Girl Guides, the Richmond Junior Soccer League, and the Richmond Parent-Teacher Council.

Hunter Brothers Ltd. Fonds
CA RMDC MS 22 · Fonds · 1895 - 1952

Fonds consist of textual records of the Hunter Brothers Ltd from 1895-1923, 1933, [195-], 1959.

Includes history, correspondence, financial records, legal records, publications, lists, ephemera, and clippings.

Hunter Brothers Ltd.
Frances Wasserlein fonds
CA SFU F-162 · Fonds · 1895 - 1990

The fonds consists primarily of records created during the writing of Wasserlein's MA thesis at SFU, "An Arrow Aimed at the Heart": the Vancouver Women's Caucus and the Abortion Campaign, 1969-1971, completed in 1990. The fonds also contains records related to other research Wasserlein was involved in, specifically her work with the UBC research project on non-academic women in 1979, and her application for a Canada Council grant in support of her own research project in 1982. Fonds includes taped interviews, transcripts, notes, drafts, correspondence, published materials, periodicals, and photographs. No records exist related to Wasserlein's activities with the Vancouver Folk Music Festival.

Wasserlein, Frances
CA SFU F-192 · Fonds · 1895 - 1998

Fonds consists of records relating to the organization and activities of the Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association, particularly District No. 16 (British Columbia), and several of its subordinate camps, including Glamis Camp No. 210, Glengarry Camp No. 212, Lord Tweedsmuir Camp No. 209, Murray Camp No. 215, and Royal Scot Camp No. 172. Activities, events, and topics documented include the rules, rituals, and organization of the Association; the founding and development of some of the subordinate camps; meetings, activities, events, finances, and membership of District No. 16, its subordinate camps and, to a lesser degree, the Grand Camp; and correspondence and interaction among subordinate camps, as well as between subordinate camps, District No. 16, and the Grand Camp.

Records include minutes, minute books, and related papers; financial ledgers, cash books, financial statements, and financial reports; record books and note books; correspondence, reports, newsletters, and directories; constitutions and bylaws; lists; and programmes and promotional material.

Sons of Scotland Benevolent Association
UVICSP SC106 · Collection · 1895 - 1935

The collection consists mostly of correspondence from Russell about his social and literary activities. The vast majority of this correspondence is to William K. Magee. There are a few letters to Charles Weekes, Robert Graves, and Miss Buxton. In addition, there is a letter from AE's son Diarmuid Russell to Magee re Magee's proposed biography of AE and a photocopy of a letter (transcript) to Judge Richard Campbell from Dudley Digges re Campbell's broadcast "Farewell to AE". Other materials include a few clippings about AE (obit etc.) and an undated b/w photo of AE.

Russell, George William, 1867-1935
William Rickaby fonds
Fonds · 1896-1975

Fonds consists of four record series: Baptismal records (1941-1954); Correspondence (1938-1947); Memorabilia (1896-1975); and Photographs (1907-1972).

Rickaby, William
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

Emily Robertson fonds
UVICSP SC289 · Fonds · 1896

The fonds consists of a handwritten letter to an unnamed cousin. In the letter, she mentions her book “Letters and Papers of Andrew Robertson” ed. Emily Robertson.

Robertson, Emily
CA RMDC MS 43 · Fonds · 1896-2001

Fonds consists of textual and photographic records of the West Kootenay Power and Light Company from 1896-2001. Includes mission statement, correspondence, financial records, stock certificates, legal records, applications, petitions, personnel, annual reports, reports, specifications, publications, certificates, maps, lists, ephemera, photographs, other information, and clippings.

West Kootenay Power and Light Company
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
Joaquin Miller fonds
UVICSP SC366 · Fonds · ca. 1897

The fonds consists of a b/w photograph of Joaquin Miller.

Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913
Emory Fonds
Fonds · 1897 - 1994

Fonds contain ephemera, newspaper excerpts, and documents relating to the Emory's Ltd. men's clothing store in Nelson. Emory's was founded by A.D. Emory and A.T. Walley (then Emory and Walley Ltd.) in 1897 and was owned by three generations of the Emory family up until 1994. The fonds also contain documents relating to the Emory family history.

The Emory family